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6 Signs You Don't Have The Office Relationships You Need

I was talking to a young woman last week, a manager at a large-ish tech company, who had recently gotten feedback that her peers and even her direct reports didn’t feel they knew her; they saw her as a lone wolf rather than as part of the team. Her boss let her know that without the support of …

Relationships

5 Overlooked Reasons Marriages Fail

Marriage success is not attained by luck. It requires hard work and patience, as well as a lot of reflection. By being mindful of how satisfied you are in your relationship in addition to being aware of how your partner feels, you'll be able to stop problems before they make a heavy impact. The …

How Many Banks Accounts Do You Actually Need?

What Bank Accounts Do You Need?<p>Understand the Basic Bank Accounts<p>Updated November 06, 2017<p>When you first start managing money , you may not be sure …

Personal Finance

Here's how Warren Buffett pays such a low tax rate

Capital gains: It's not "income" until you sell<p>Last year, Warren Buffett reported about $11.6 million in gross income on his tax return, and paid $1.85 million in federal income taxes. His 16% effective tax rate already sounds low, until you consider that his net worth increased by $12 <i>billion</i> in …

7 Tools That Startups Should Know About Right Now | Inc.com

Being an entrepreneur is no easy task, and while patience and perseverance are desirable qualities, having a few tools of the trade puts the odds of success in your favor. Startups run on lean budgets and small teams, and rely on software and applications to lighten the load. These tools are more …

Project Management

If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life appeared first …

Motivation

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance could lead to much cheaper prescriptions

For one of Dr. John Burrell's new patients, a six-month supply of a drug fell from $120 to $20.<p>That's because Burrell, who runs a primary-care office in Columbia, South Carolina, manages to charge his patients wholesale prices.<p>Burrell runs a direct primary-care practice. Instead of accepting …

Health Care

Moats And Machines: How Warren Buffett Analyzes a Business | Inc.com

When you ask most CEOs about their vision for their business, they usually give you an answer built around metrics like number of customers, market share, or profitability.<p>But what I would argue is that while all of those numbers are critical to the success of any business, they are really just …

Business Strategy

5 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work When You Feel Underappreciated

Staying motivated at work is key to career success<p>Updated February 28, 2018<p>Some people are intrinsically motivated and have little difficulty pushing …

Motivation

Why a House bill wants workers' genetic information

The legislation, if enacted, would allow employers to offer thousands of dollars in savings to workers who submit to a genetic test. But a broad …

Health Care

Make these 5 essential investing moves when you’re in your 20s to 30s

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>If you believe recent reports from the web, you probably think millennials are financial …

Retirement

Practical Steps to Make Money Flipping a House

3 Keys to a Successful House Flip<p>Buy Right, Get Out Quickly, Trust Your Team<p>Updated November 06, 2017<p>Investing in real estate can be a great way to …

Real Estate

5 Communication Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making in Your Relationship

You don’t have to be a relationship expert to know that communication is an important component of a romantic relationship (or any relationship, for …

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

Why Zen and Taoist Masters Recommend Against Saying "I Love You"

Zen and Taoist Masters understand the importance of peace, love and compassion for all better than almost anyone. So why do they often recommend …

Spirituality

Open Her Mind: 4 Things You Can Give Women That Is Not Sex

Entrepreneur and business extraordinaire, Gary Vaynerchuk once said that when you’re coming to a potential client, don’t only speak on why you would …

Relationships

“Good Girls” in Pop Songs Are Bad for Everyone

It’s time we retired the dichotomy.<p><i>In this op-ed, contributor Kate Sloan explores why so many pop singers are obsessed with "good girls," and how women are reclaiming the dichotomy in their own creative work.</i><p>When I heard that Nick Jonas had a song called “Good Girls” on his June 2016 album <i>Last Year</i> …

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

15 Profound Zen Sayings That Will Make You Question Everything About Life

<b>“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it</b> …

5 Unspoken Rules of Friendship That Everyone Should Follow

<i>Answer by Awdhesh Singh, Author, IITian and an IRS officer, on Quora.</i><p>Friends are the greatest gift to any human being. I consider a person truly …

20 Leadership Quotes by Successful Women You Should Pay Attention to | Inc.com

"As a leader, it's a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow." -- <i>Himanshu Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Rose International.</i><p>"Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference." -- <i>Alison Pincus, co-founder, One Kings …

Sheryl Sandberg

5 Things You Should Experience With Your Partner Before Getting Engaged

When you find yourself completely in love with someone and absolutely certain that they are the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you also want to make sure that you've had several experiences together before taking the next big step. Since life can be an adventure, it's …

Female Samurai Warriors Immortalized in 19th Century Japanese Photos

Most of my generation’s exposure to Japanese culture came heavily mediated by anime and samurai films. One cultural artifact that stands out for me …

Ancient History

The Dalai Lama explains the most effective way to deal with your anger

Anger is something we all experience, but it is an incredibly difficult challenge to deal with our anger in a constructive way.<br>That’s why it’s useful …

Mindfulness

Alan Watts Reveals a Simple Strategy for Learning to Trust in Your Intuition

Everyone questions themselves and experiences self-doubt at some point in their lives. For some of us, it happens regularly.<p>That’s why this video …

Alan Watts

17 Awesome STEM Books That Make Science and Technology Fun for Kids

STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering, and math — are a crucial part of a child’s education both now and in the future. These STEM books …

Education

10 Books Sex Experts Wish You Would Read

#BookClubGoals, sexpert edition.<p>You can study everything—so why not sex? Start reading these books, recommended by sex therapists, sexologists, and more—and get ready to enjoy the kind of sex you've never had before. The brain is a sex organ, right?

Why you will (eventually) marry the right person

As 2016 drew to a close last month, I opened my newsfeed with dread, braced for more gloomy tidings. Sure enough, amidst the news round-ups and “best of” lists was The New York Times’ most popular article of the year: “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person.”<p>In a year when Americans voted to turn back …

Relationships

5 Ways to Motivate Employees in Training | Inc.com

Establishing an employee training program is one thing. Actually getting your employees to buy in and give it their best effort is another. If you want to maximize the value of your training program, then you must find ways to motivate your employees to succeed.<p>How Get Employees to Fully Invest<p>What …

Employee Engagement

In the hunt for new ideas, Singapore eases obsession with grades | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s global rankings in maths and science have made its schools the envy of the developed world, but a new push to drive grassroots innovation is prompting local teachers to do the previously unthinkable: go easier on the exams.<p>Students leave for classes after their …

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