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5 Self-Help Books That Are Actually Helpful: Today in Critical Linking

<i>But that’s kind of a shame, because truly and honestly, not all books found in the self-help section are like that. Add these five to your bookshelf</i> …

10 Habits of Unsuccessful People You Don't Want to Copy

Do you really think you'll be successful if you simply copy other people's habits? If that was the case, success was easy.<p>I never met a successful person until I was 24. I grew up in a working-class family -- I was more frequently around people who were the opposite.<p>The first successful person I …

TED Talks

Want to quit your day job and travel the world? Learn how to terrify yourself

Four years ago on a sunny April morning, I slinked into my new office building, suit slightly too big, 24-years-old, and clueless. It was my first day working at a large, prestigious bank in downtown Boston. The first day of the career that would ostensibly define the rest of my life.<p>I felt …

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

Prints of darkness: macabre vintage posters – in pictures

Before TV and radio, the main way of reaching the public was with large, eye-catching posters. Theatre, silent film and opera would be advertised with colourful images fixed to walls or fences. Most have been lost or destroyed, but Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar …

12 Ways To Earn More Money While You Have A Full-Time Job

Whether it’s consumer debt on credit cards, student loans or a mortgage, most people find themselves weighed down by debt at some point in their …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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10 Habits To Adopt Now To Be Better At Your Job In 2016

If you want to be better at your job next year, consider changing your habits.<p>So much of being successful at your job has little to do with the actual work you do. A lot of success comes from how you approach your workday: Are you optimistic? Curious? Productive? Did you get enough sleep?<p>As we head …

Here's What a Guy's Drink Order Says About Him

Don't underestimate the dude who likes vodka crans.<p>Have you ever been out at a bar, seen a group of 10 bros ripping shots, and thought "That's the kind of person I want to spend the rest of my life with?" If you have, that's great! If you haven't, it's probably because you read the vibe of that …

Craft Beer

8 Disastrous Outsourcing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Your company's ability to effectively orchestrate, manage, and produce a cohesive and competent development team will have large implications for its success or failure.<p>Entrepreneurs are busy. Building a company from the ground, while battling a mountain of adversaries is a humbling and tiring …

This psychological phenomenon explains why you can spend all day at work without getting anything done

How is it possible that you spent eight (or more) hours at your desk, didn't even goof off on Facebook, and <i>still</i> made no progress on the day's goals?<p>Perhaps the problem is less a lack of conscientiousness and more that you're losing sight of your top priorities. Instead of organizing your workday …

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016

Your company's culture is getting younger and more democratic. And the information you used to share on a need-to-know basis is getting harder to hide. Here's what leaders need to know at a time like this.<p>Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving …

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes.<p>Trust me, I know this …

Happiness

Get to Know Someone in 5 Minutes with this Party Game Personality Test.

This engaging party trick is based on a cube and it is supposed to reveal the innermost thoughts of anyone you choose to play it with.<p>The test is …

3 key things that separate a leader from a manager

Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity.<p>You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that they are implemented properly.<p>Throughout time, these …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Princeton University

Boost Your Productivity: 3 Steps to Organize Your Workspace

<i>Today’s post was written by Emily Johnson.</i><p>Nowadays, working as a freelancer is trendy, as you can manage your workflow, time, and wages. Although …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

The 4 Worst Employee Behaviors and How to Stop Them

Do the people who work for you drive you crazy? Here's how to restore sanity.<p>If you have a managerial position--or run your own company or department--you know that being the boss is more difficult and less fun than most people think. The biggest challenge? The people who work for you. Even if …

Self-help

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Between one-third and one-half of the population are introverts -- and many are incredibly successful. Here's why.<p>The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through …

Why you shouldn’t work 9-5

The average American today works 8.8 hours per day (Bureau of Labor Statistics), but how effective are we really working those 8.8 hours per day? …