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Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than …

How many of Goodreads’ “Books That Everyone Should Read at Least Once” have you read?

There are just some books that everyone should read at least once in their lives. Some are beloved books from childhood, like <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> and</i> …

The toughest 27 interview questions being asked by the world’s top companies right now

Global recruitment company, Glassdoor, has updated its list of the toughest job interview questions, detailing the hardest questions being asked by …

7 classic books you need to read in 2017

Winter is finally on its way out, and it's time to start thinking about spring vacations <i>—</i> and the books to read while traveling to the nearest body …

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

The biggest contributor to happiness might surprise you--and here's how to foster it.<p>According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't …

Why You’ll Never Do Your Best Work Alone

Beyoncé knows best.<p>At last week’s Grammy Awards, Beyoncé’s <i>Lemonade</i> lost Album of the Year to Adele’s <i>25</i>, much to her fans’ dismay. This wasn’t the first time that the record, Beyoncé’s sixth studio effort, found itself at the center of an uproar.<p>When it was released on April 23, 2016, <i>Lemonade</i> …

Free kindle edition of "100 Books You Must Read Before You Die"

This looks like a good collection of public domain novels, in Kindle format. I've been wanting to read Sister Carrie again, so I got this. It's …

Sloth, begone! Here are 11 little ways to motivate yourself when you're feeling lazy

No matter how much we’ve slayed in the past few weeks, we all run into a wall of laziness every now and then. Whether it arises out of tiredness or …

We are overdosing on empathy | Gaby Hinsliff

The popular trend insists we self identify with those we might show kindness. But that actually limits our scope for generosity<p>Feelings aren’t everything. Empathy might be making the world a worse place, not a better one. Kindness can, in some senses, be a weakness. As popular arguments go, these …

Empathy

3 Questions That You Should Regularly Ask Yourself That Can Transform Your Life

Start with "Where am I"? and "Where do I want to be"?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asking great questions regularly can drastically transform your life in many amazing ways. Doing this also encourages you to pause and think more deeply. What's more, asking the right …

Motivation

What Happened When I Started Meditating Before Every Run

In an effort to begin my runs feeling relaxed and not just end them that way, I started doing just three minutes of guided mediation before every run …

7 Secrets to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Most people aren't expert LinkedIn users, so learning how to use the platform effectively gives you an edge in your job search.<p><i>Has LinkedIn helped you get a job? If so, do you have any tips? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others</i> …

All Business Is Personal: Employees Need Human Connections at Work

Employee engagement starts with meaningful relationships. Companies that don't support those interactions will see productivity tank as their best talent walks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to be treated with respect, whether that's in a professional …

Employee Engagement

Why Corporate Culture Is Becoming Even More Important

Corporate culture has arguably always been important, but it’s only become a popular point of discussion in the past 20 years or so. To some, it’s become a buzzword, losing some of its meaning due to the overabundance of content and discussions surrounding it. However, I’d argue that corporate …

This Is What Lee Hersh of the Food Blog Fit Foodie Finds Eats In A Day

<i>Healthy eating looks different for everyone. For Lee Hersh, founder of fitness and food blog</i> Fit Foodie Finds, <i>it’s all about meal prep, high-protein</i> …

Want to stay slim? Up your flavonoid intake

No doubt you've heard that eating more fruits and vegetables can help you manage body weight. The fibre and water in produce adds bulk to meals, filling you up with fewer calories.<p>According to a new study from Britain, though, there's an even more powerful ingredient in fruits and vegetables that …

Kourtney Kardashian's 3 Easy Tips for Avoiding Sugar

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Kourtney is the go-to Kardashian for healthy eating tips. The eldest sister is known for her strict …

3 Big Things that Are Holding You Back in Your Career

New year, new you, right? Maybe 2017 is the time to move towards new heights in your career. And whether your goal is seeking a new opportunity or …

Employment

Ian Rankin Picks ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ as the Book He Can’t Live Without

The award-winning novelist selects Muriel Spark’s terse and exquisite novel ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ as a book that always repays with fresh …

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

The #1 Ingredient an Energy Healer Says You Should Stop Eating to Be Healthy

Do you overthink everything? Have you fallen into a pattern of negative internal dialogue? If you've been neglecting your feelings, then it might be …

How to Deal with People Who Try to Bring You Down

I recently got an email at 3:30 a.m. from a subscriber to my blog. It was the second email I’d gotten from her, and it was filled with such harshness …

Everyday Life’s Melancholic & Magic Watercolors

Yelena Bryksenkova is an artist native of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, who studied illustration in Maryland and decorative arts in Prague. She lives now …

'Classical' music is dying...and that's the best thing for classical music

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Classical music," in its now-traditional sense, has seen better days. The Metropolitan Opera is only one of the many arts organizations that is having a harder and harder time filling its seats.<p>The National Endowment for the Arts reported that in 2012, only 8.8% of Americans had attended a …

Flute

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

Time Management

They Brought Cookies: For A New Widow, Empathy Eases Death's Pain

My husband died. He wasn't young any more and was sick and weak but we weren't expecting his death to come as quickly as it did, within a few days, almost overnight. He just went away. Maybe there are worse things than a quick, quiet death.<p>Here's what happened next.<p>My brother and sister-in-law (who …