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Is it ‘between you and I’ or ‘between you and me’?

Grammar is tough, and sometimes we understand the rules but not <i>all the way</i>.<p>Here’s a classic example. The boss, John, stands up to speak to his team …

Employment

7 Thinking Habits of Mentally-Strong People

Whatever goals you aspire to achieve, whatever obstacles are in your path to success, mentally-tough achievers know that the hardest battles to be fought take place between their ears.<p>Truth is, behaviors and actions first have to travel through the gateway of your thinking. And it's in the mind …

Success

The Car Lover’s Guide to Germany

Travel

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

21 Practical Steps to Be More Peaceful

If you're looking to reduce stress levels, it's likely that you're keen to find more inner peace. It's impossible to just "feel more peaceful," though. There are external conditions as well as internal conflicts that can have an effect on how peaceful we feel. But there are simple, practical steps …

The best time of day to get things done, according to data

If it’s true that we live in a workaholic culture, a new set of data would suggest that Mondays—the most consistently derided of days— are when we’re secretly happiest.<p>We reach our peak buzz of productivity on Monday mornings at 11 am, to be exact, and get the most done in October, compared to …

Time Management

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

7 Work Habits That Could Be A Sign of High Functioning Anxiety

While having an anxiety disorder can negatively affect your work, home, or social life, there's one type of anxiety that might feel like it's an …

Double chocolate oat cookies

I saw a report the other day saying that after decades during which life expectancy has kept on rising, in 2010 it abruptly stopped.<p>Most of us can …

40 Bougie Products On Amazon That Are Surprisingly Inexpensive

Have you ever walked into a particularly bougie boutique, sniffed a delicious-but-ever-so-delicately-scented candle, and then turned it over to …

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …

Have an Intellectual Night In With the Best Documentaries on Netflix

Whether or not history is doomed to repeat itself, there is always something valuable to learn from the past. Thanks to Netflix, finding information …

Documentaries

Summer reading list: Books we’re rescuing from the shelf

One of my favorite things about summer when I was growing up was our library’s summer reading program. Each year, I dutifully filled out a log of the …

The Way You Speak About Successful People Determines Your Level Of Success

The way you think, speak and act literally shapes your brain.<p>Neuroplasticity accounts for how malleable our minds our, and is behind the phrase “what fires together wires together.” In other words, what we repeatedly train our minds to do, they will begin to do automatically. We know how to apply …

Success

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Managing an Employee with a Bad Attitude? Just Focus on What This Person Does.

An employee who complains is tolerable if you set guidelines for what is acceptable behavior.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach leadership programs all over the country, and one of the most significant questions I get from leaders and managers in my programs is how …

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

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 …

Want to Live a Longer Life? Science Says You Should Change the Way You Walk

It seems it's wise to walk on the wild side.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Health advice is everywhere.<p>Why, you probably have a Fitbit or an Apple Watch permanently attached to you, so that it can nag you into your optimal …

Five Questions To Help You Guide Your Team's Culture

Culture can be a hard thing to create, influence and sometimes even identify. As it encompasses shared assumptions, values, behaviors and interactions that make your organization unique, it’s a lot to think about. It also comes in many layers, and a good place to start an examination is the first …

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

David Beckham’s yoga teacher says this 8-step desk routine will boost your brain power — and it only takes 5 minutes

There are many proven benefits of yoga for both the body and mind — and now it could even help you to concentrate better at your desk, according Sydney-born yoga teacher Shona Vertue.<p>Vertue has been teaching yoga and training private clients, including David Beckham, for years. She often shares her …

7 Tips for Finding Your Purpose in Life

The combination of a successful career, a loving family, and a strong social network may seem like the recipe for a perfect life. However, even those …

A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

The Brain

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Children’s books for sculpting a beautiful world

Among the various childhood objects and experiences that come to my mind, one striking and unforgettable memory is that of reading lots of Amar …

The Winning Mindset That You Need for Success

I was devastated.<p>I had just completed a test and the results were in.<p>And they weren’t good.<p>Not what I wanted or expected.<p>But it wasn’t an ordinary …

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite mindfulness habit may help defeat a key problem of aging

Stop. Breathe. Let everything go.<p>Giving your mind a break from bustling thoughts may empower it to run more efficiently.<p>The merits of meditation haven't gone unnoticed amongst engineers and CEOs in Silicon Valley. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google co-founder Sergey …