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Pilots and Flight Attendants Reveal 15 Secrets You Never Knew About Flying

<i>This article originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>Whether you get on a plane once a year or once a week, there are probably still a few things …

Water

9 Seemingly Harmless Things You Should Never Have On Your Resume

We all know you have references available upon request.<p>When was the last time you reviewed your resume? According to a recent poll by career site Monster, 39 percent of respondents said they updated their resume the last time they applied for a job; 8 percent said they couldn’t even remember the …

Employment

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Public Speaking

These 3 Zodiac Signs Are The Most Psychic & Their Sixth Sense Is On Point

There are a myriad of ways that we perceive our surroundings. We as humans were given five senses upon birth, including sight, sound, taste, smell, …

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

The 10 best airlines in the world, according to travellers

TripAdvisor has revealed the winners of its 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards for Airlines — and some of the results are pretty surprising.<p>The winners were chosen based on airline reviews submitted on TripAdvisor Flights or via one of TripAdvisor's review collection partners from February 2017 to …

12 bad decisions you make every day without realizing

Even smart people can make terrible decisions.<p>Generally, it's not because they spent time deliberating and somehow arrived at the wrong answer. It's because they didn't spend any time thinking at all.<p>For example: You might automatically keep your phone on your desk at work, or grab a smoothie as a …

Apps

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Motivation

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Privacy

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

How to become the type of manager people *actually* like working for, according to boss babes of wellness

If you have a pulse and a career history, chances are you’ve encountered bosses that are good and, <i>ahem</i>, not so good. Experience with the latter can …

Leadership Is Cumulative. Here's How to Get There

Only the best business leaders are truly wise.<p>Norman Cousins once opined that wisdom is the ability to predict the future. Many successful entrepreneurial leaders, by this measure, seem to have been gifted unusually accurate crystal balls. This predictive intelligence is a matter of understanding …

8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside of …

Motivation

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Work-life Balance

How to (Finally) Stop Taking Things So Personally, According to a Psychotherapist

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …