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How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career | Inc.com

Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major types. Once you know how to spot them, you can stop them and …

Leadership

Why you are the way you are

<i>Mind & Meaning</i><p>The 6 factors that are behind every emotion and behavior Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>Why do people overeat, or overspend?<p>Why do people resort to …

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses | Inc.com

Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and the …

Leadership

Why Your Wrists and Shoulders Hurt During Push-Ups and Planks—and How to Fix It

The push-up is one of my favorite exercises. It’s portable, equipment-free, and offers works your chest, shoulders, arms, back, and abs all in one …

9 skills to master to become a great boss

<b>• An increase in responsibility requires a strong mastery of these hard and soft skills.</b><p><b>• If you want that promotion, or to run a team, being prepared for future tough spots is crucial.</b><p>There's no doubt that being a manager has its perks — increased prestige, recognition from upper management, and a …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

13 Tricks That Will Make People Respect You More | Socialpro

Welcome to your ultimate guide to commanding respect from others in all aspects of your life. Here are 13 tips you can practice to not only improve …

7 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

What does your daily routine look like? If you’re like most people, it involves struggling out of bed, having a quick breakfast, waiting for work to …

Hacking

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better | Inc.com

If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. And not getting a good night's sleep doesn't just …

Self-help

How to Assert Yourself at Work

The way you talk, sit, and introduce yourself can all affect how your colleagues perceive you. If you’re not getting the respect you think you …

Why Sleep is Vital for Your Mental Health, Happiness and Success

Why those zzz’s are so important for your mental health, happiness and success<p>As you read this, I obviously have no way of knowing who you really …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Quick and healthy

Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste<p>Use guacamole ingredients to …

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

6 DIYs That Prove Black Paint Makes Every Piece of Furniture Look More Expensive

When scouring for secondhand home finds, it's easy to be off put by a scratch, ding, or downright ugly hue — but if the bones of the piece are good, then it could be a candidate for this amazing hack: paint it black. That's right, it really is that simple. Black paint (or spray paint, as the case …

Food & Dining

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

10 tiny but perfect bathrooms

Tiny bathrooms can be a bit of a challenge when it comes to design. More often than not, we tend to feel like we're playing a real-life Tetris game …

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

Self-help