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7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders | Inc.com

Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of performance. Motivating leaders care about the whole person …

Employee Engagement

6 Ways to Actually Get Work Done in the Office

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are currently one of the 119 million full-time employees in the U.S., how do you stay active and engaged while on the job? Millions of workers find themselves caught up with email, staring at a blank screen or fiddling in their …

The science behind meditation, and why it makes you feel better

Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased …

Mindfulness

Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs to Know

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are complex, there's one profoundly simple truth that men need to know: Women leave men they love.<p>They feel terrible about it. It …

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Flute

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Mindful Busyness

<b>The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.</b><p>Yeats, "The Second Coming"<p>Most people floating around my orbit are fellow yoga and meditation teachers, psychotherapists, artists, musicians, intellectuals, creative types, etc. The IRS refers to us content producers and …

Antidepressants

We’re Halfway to Global Warming’s 'Dangerous Limit'

We're blowing past another major climate milestone. And it isn't a good one.<p>Scientists and climate leaders have pegged 2˚ Celsius (3.6˚ F) as the degree of temperature rise to which we <i>must</i>, at all costs, limit global warming. The number itself has been nigh-endlessly debated, but the reasoning goes …

What Your Music Format Says About You

If specialization is your thing, there’s never been a better time to be a music fan. If you want to create your own radio station based on your favorite genre or artist, you can. If you’d like to listen exclusively to chillwave all day, every day, you can. But that’s just the beginning. In the last …

Al Gore

This Practice Will Help You Battle Stress This Holiday Season

There are as many benefits to meditation as there are ways of doing it. From the virtual to the hilarious, the practice of sitting still has become a go-to for relieving stress, improving concentration and even revving up your brain’s compassion center, but there is one tradition that trumps them …

Best Advice on Leadership for Entrepreneurs : 20 Quotes On Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely and difficult journey and the very decision of becoming an entrepreneur is an act of leadership. When you decide to …

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

The Brain

A radical shift in thinking on mental health issues

Bipolar disorder is a major global healthcare crisis, causing untold levels of distress and costing lives daily. For too long this crisis has gone unacknowledged. Lack of progress in understanding and addressing bipolar disorder means that too many people worldwide are left in a painfully dark …

Mental Health

careous.net

101 startup tools to make your idea a reality

If you want to start a startup there are a couple of things you need to have, at a minimum you need:<p>A killer idea.<br>• The drive to “get sh*t done”.<br>• The right tools and resources to give you the best chance of success.<p>We might not be able to help you with the first two, but the third we have in spades. …

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

“Busy” people are actually not that productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Being busy has somehow become a badge of honor. The prevailing notion is that if you aren’t super busy, you aren’t important or hard working. The truth is, busyness makes you <i>less</i> productive.<p>When we think of a super busy person, we …

Time Management

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

Happiness

Here's how much exercise you need to see results

So what's the shortest amount of time you can work out in order to start seeing some of these benefits?<p>A new paper, published in the Viewpoints section of JAMA, reviews the existing evidence on that question and concludes that this magic number is merely minutes.<p>In several studies the authors …

10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have bad work habits, and most of us are content to get away with them for the foreseeable future. Sure, they may make us a little less productive, and they might not look great in a performance review, but they’re relatively …

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re …

5 LinkedIn mistakes the could be costing you job opportunities

Why?<p>LinkedIn is the No. 1 tool recruiters use to research candidates. Five out six HR managers and recruiters review your profile to determine if they should contact you about an opportunity.<p>However, while there are over four hundred million member profiles (and counting) on LinkedIn, it's …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Unconventional happiness quotes to change your life

Happiness is something everyone usually strives for on a day to day basis, a sense of well-being which leaves you feeling accomplished and often …

Happiness

Game of Thrones: Will This Hard-Core Season 6 Plot Make Up for Sansa Stark’s Very Bad Year?

Your mileage may vary when it comes to what Sansa Stark was up to on <i>Game of Thrones</i> last year. Some people—including actress <b>Sophie Turner</b>—loved the plot that saw Sansa ensnared and tormented by the Boltons. But if you were among those who didn’t enjoy how things turned out for the red-headed Stark …

TV Series

21 Ideas for Being Happier and More Productive at Work | Inc.com

If you're going to spend a quarter of your life working you might as well be happy doing it. But it's the little daily habits that can make or break a work day. That's according to Tim Eisenhauer, president and co-founder of San Diego software provider Axero Solutions, a company with more than …

Productivity

We’re Likely Going To Wait A Bit Longer To See The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season Six Premiere

The speculation and anticipation for the next season of <i>Game Of Thrones</i> seems much higher than normal, likely given the circumstances that closed out season five. Not only did plenty of fan favorite characters get thrust into different directions, including Khaleesi and Jon Snow, but we got a taste …

Let The 'Tao Of Happiness' Be Your Guide To A Joyful, Fulfilled Life

Tao philosophy reveals a "deeper meaning" to happiness that we may be missing, says author Derek Lin.<p>If someone told you that happiness was within your reach, without a moment's delay, would you believe them?<p>The "counterintuitive" nature of that proposal is exactly what Derek Lin, a prolific author …

Happiness