Sarshar Verma

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Adopt these 4 speaking habits to boost your leadership presence

Being a leader is not about teaching your audience–it’s about influencing them with your point of view.<p>I recently worked with the CFO of a large oil and gas company on a major presentation. He began by going through his PowerPoint slides, reading chart after chart.<p>“Stop,” I said. “You’re presenting …

How to prevent a bad start to your day from getting in your way

There’s nothing like getting off on the wrong foot at the beginning of the day. In fact, research has even found that witnessing rudeness in the …

Never Settle

Dear friend,<p>A philosophical idea: never settle.<p>What does it mean to “never settle”?<p>In Latin, to “settle” means to sit. What else does it mean to …

How to Stay Motivated to Write When No One is Reading Your Work

In recent months, my Medium presence has skyrocketed. I’m still nowhere near the all-star level where I have 1,000+ followers or 1,000+ average claps …

How to Meditate at Work to Get Through 5 Incredibly Stressful Situations

Meditating at work can make you less stressed, more calm, and more on top of your game.<p>Knowing how to meditate at work can make you feel more …

Meditation

3 tips to make your dream trip a reality using visualization and positive thinking

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Want to Get Good at Accomplishing Your Goals? Master These 6 Skills

Setting and achieving powerful goals requires more than one skill. Here are the six skills that great goal achievers have mastered.<p>As an executive and team coach, I help individuals and teams set goals every day.<p>And while all teams are very different and have very different goals, the ones who are …

7 Proven Ways Meditating Prepares You for Success

Meditation does for your brain what exercise does for your body.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do mega-successful business leaders and entrepreneurs like Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, and Arianna Huffington, founder of …

To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget

Researchers find evidence that neural systems actively remove memories, which suggests that forgetting may be the default mode of the brain.<p>Going …

The Brain

5 Unexpected Millionaire Habits

High-achieving individuals work to become stronger, more knowledgeable and more well-rounded over time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success rewards repetition and consistency. So it should come as no surprise that most millionaires are actually creatures of habit. …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Time Management

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

19 of the ‘top highlighted’ ideas from millions of readers

What are you doing right now to change your life?<p>How much time do you think you really have?<p>In the incredible book, THE GOAL, authors Eliyahu …

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

6 Morning Habits To Start For A Better Day

Unless you’re a naturally peppy morning person (do those people really exist?), getting up in the morning is a huge struggle. If you don’t get enough …

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

The Only Way to Eat an Elephant

Desmond Tutu once wisely said that “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time.” What he meant by this is that everything in life …

This 5-Minute Habit Will Train Your Brain to Be More Positive

Incorporate a few minutes of gratitude into your day.<p><i>How can someone change their mindset to be more positive? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, growth mindset hacker,</b> …

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

4 Ways to Be Happier This Week

Sprinkle a bit of happiness into your life.Even though it's likely that you're in the midst of the Monday grumps, the start of the week is a perfect …

How a Gratitude Journal Can Inspire You to Change and Claim the Life You Want

Jotting a few points of gratitude scientifically makes it easier to act differently and get more positive results.<p>When it comes to most things, I'm a pretty solid realist. I don't think life is all rainbows and pink unicorns or that magic marshmallows will make worries disappear in a sprinkle of …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Corporate Culture

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.

Success often seems like a visionary goal — a feat in life that’s attempted only after many strides, plenty of pitfalls and a healthy serving of …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …