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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Expert advice on preventing, treating kids' ear infections

Ear infections in children are almost a rite of passage for new parents. USA TODAY talks with an expert on best ways to combat and treat the troublesome infections.<p>Ear infections have been called an "occupational hazard" of childhood, and they're especially common at this time of year. They're also …

How to Solve Tech's Diversity Problem? Start With Schools

Tamara Battle had always been interested in math and science, and was good at it, too. So when she entered Borough of Manhattan Community College in 1992, she tested well enough to be placed into calculus-based physics. On the first day of class, she realized two things: she was the only black …

Education

5 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Best Hotels in the USA 2014

Choosing the right hotel for your next stateside getaway is no easy feat: A property's quality can be difficult to measure until you're standing at check-in with luggage in tow. That's where <i>U.S. News & World Report's</i> annual Best Hotels in the USA rankings come in. In recent years, high-end hotels …

French Hotel Industry Performances - December 2013

For the French hotel industry, 2013 is not likely to go down in history, either in a good or a bad way. The key word of the year is unquestionably, …

All Inclusive Hotel and Resorts are on the Rise in 2014

Maybe it’s the polar vortex, maybe it’s the great deals, but in 2014 we’ve noticed a rise in the all-inclusive vacation. Ernst and Young has reported …

The "Social Proof" Trend And Its Effect On The Hospitality Industry

No matter how much we strive to be unique–to set ourselves apart from the pack–humans are basically lemmings. Deep down inside, we are most …

Travel and Hospitality

Home<p>The Traveler’s Digital Journey: 22 Translation and Localization Tips for Improving Personalization<p>The modern traveler can be distracted by their …

How Hotels Can Use YouTube to Generate Bookings

Full-service digital marketing and social media engagement agency Lodging Interactive says videos convey visual and emotional touch points which are …

3 Tips to Improve Your Communication Skills

In the book "Point Man," author Steve Farrar recounts how Albert Einstein was once invited to speak at Swarthmore College. Before a sizeable crowd, …

Switzerland Tourism Awarded HSMAI European Travel Marketer of the Year

Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and Germany took home most of the prizes during the HSMAI EuropeaN Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London on …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Productivity

7 Marketing Strategies That Work Better Than Advertising

Marketing used to mean advertising. If you wanted to sell something awareness on a mass scale was the shortcut. Remarkability or transparency didn’t …

Marketing Strategy

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9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Make Good Decisions Faster

In her recent HBR article “Transient Advantage,” Rita Gunther McGrath describes how “fast and roughly right decision making will replace deliberations that are precise and slow.” While most leaders couldn’t agree more, the challenge is <i>how</i>? How do you know the difference between “roughly right” and …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

If You Aren't Taking Notes, You Aren't Learning

Recently, Mark Zuckerberg addressed a large auditorium of young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. He shared lessons from his journey and his …

Quit Working Late: 8 Tips

It's entirely possible to do your job well--and leave at a reasonable hour. It all comes down to how well you take control of your time.<p>In a recent survey of more than 4,000 business executives conducted by Accenture, work-life balance was the key factor for more than half of men and women in …

Time Management

Simple Daily Habits Of The Delightfully Successful

I can’t promise you’ll be as successful as Warren Buffet or Bill Gates or whoever it is you think is super-successful.<p>But I can promise that if you …

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

Men's Hairstyles: 2013

A new hairstyle has the power to transform your appearance. To help you find the right one, we've listed six men's hairstyles for 2013 that offer something for everyone. We’ve broken each down by both classic and trendy takes.<p>Men's Hairstyles: 2013<p>Peaked Cut<p><b>Classic:</b> In the past year, the '90s was …

Dress Your Best: Job Interview

At the beginning of the year, we put out a call-out for readers to take part in a style consultation in NYC for a AskMen web series called <i>Dress Your Best</i>. Judging by the number of emails we got, many of you are looking for guidance in the style department. And that's exactly what we're here for.<p>We …

Morning Rituals That Improve Your Appearance

April 1, 2016<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>This article is sponsored in part by the 2014 Toyota Highlander.<p>The start of every day represents a new chance for you to be a better man. Here we focus on the top 10 ways to tweak your morning routine in order to look better today — and improve your appearance in the long …

Best Drugstore Hair Products

Beyond your local drugstore’s endless array of Tic Tacs and tabloids lies a selection of men's hair products a world away from their snooty salon rivals. They’re always cheaper, usually bigger and available for purchase long after the salons have shut their doors for the day. About the only thing …

Appearance

Facial Hairstyles Women Love

From the red carpet to the gym, we’re seeing guys rocking facial hairstyles more than ever. Men love it for the rugged, masculine feel – but how do women feel about it? Well, some love it, some hate it – but there are absolutely styles they love more than others! I talked to several high-profile …

Best Hair Products For Men

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>Men's hairstyles continually evolve with new trends, and with each trend comes a slew of new hair products. Just like the shoes and clothes you wear, the way you style your hair says a lot about …

Hair