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Stephen Colbert airs rejected TED Talks on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

TED Talks, the video series in which experts explain complicated ideas in a simple and entertaining way, has amassed more than 1 billion views since …

Who Needs Leadership Training? Watch These 5 TED Talks Instead | Inc.com

Companies spend a crazy amount of money each year training their employees--on average, $1,208 per employee, as of 2013. A lot of time and resources are sunk into developing better leaders within organizations.<p>But does it have to be such a process? Not always. Publishing and materials that once …

Leadership

Here's How You Make a Quick and Perfect Introduction | Inc.com

Whether you have to speak before 1,000 people or just a team of your colleagues, it has become increasingly challenging to capture an audience's attention. As you compete with smartphone notifications and digital task lists, the first few seconds of your presentation will determine whether an …

TED Talks

5 TED Talks That Will Make You Happier and Healthier--and Give You More Free Time | Inc.com

Do you want to be a more effective leader? Fitter, better rested, and generally happier? The folks at TED have compiled some talks designed to help you get there. From acquiring new skills to getting more exercise to freeing up some of the time you waste on meetings, these talks will help you …

TED Talks

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

TED Talks

Neuroscientists Find 4 Ways to Boost Happiness (Even When You Feel Down)

When you feel down, what can you do? After all, those feelings of guilt, fear, worry, and shame are all invading your brain and there does not seem …

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

Here's what the science says about how fermented foods can boost your mood.<p>The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental …

Wellness

Ruby Wax Mindfulness Guide to Penguin Life

New imprint Penguin Life is set to publish a new title by Ruby Wax - <i>A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled</i>.<p>Wax's title, to be published on 7th January …

Mindfulness

The Seven Senses of Self-Development

The most fulfilling path to success and personal fulfillment comes through the pursuit of your own self-development. The radically happy and successful immerse themselves in self-development. They have a deep and vested interest in life and relationships. Through self-exploration they remain openly …

How Mindfulness Improves Your Brain and Relationships

<i>Mindfulness</i> is the process of paying attention, in an open, nonjudgmental way, to your experience in the present moment. Dr Daniel J. Siegel, defines …

Mindfulness

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Zen 101: Mindfulness

Mindfulness is active, open attention to the present. It’s the state of observing your thoughts and feelings from a distance without labeling them as …

Mindfulness

Three Strategies For Bringing More Kindness Into Your Life

Countless studies link kindness and generosity to greater life satisfaction.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work; find out more here.</i><p>One of the …

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

17 Books You Should Add To Your Usual Back-To-School List

Here's the alternative back-to-school reading list you've always wanted.<p>It's September and backpacks everywhere are lurching over shoulders, filled to the brim with sharp pencils, barely cracked textbooks and Trapper Keepers whose Velcro seams still scream with crispness.<p>Or, erm, it's 2015. So …

Books

5 Things Happy People Never Forget

Ever wonder why other people seem happier than you?You take a look around and notice that people are smiling and laughing, and things seem to be …

Happiness

9 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Leaders think differently.<p>Many years ago, I had the opportunity to shadow the CEO of a major technology company for one day. That one day changed my life forever. Walking through the hallways of his company, hearing him interact on phone calls and watching him tackle projects and challenges was …

3 Tips for Regaining Happiness in Your Life

Are you happy with your life? I have had the pleasure (insert sarcasm) of meeting numerous people who were extremely unhappy with their lives for various reasons. This prompted me to think in depth about what would make some of the unhappiest people, well, happy again.<p>It really isn't that …

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

Spirituality