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The Acne.org Regimen - Acne.org

The Acne.org Regimen is a 3-step system that was the impetus to start Acne.org over 20 years ago. It can reliably help people achieve not just …

If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts

Few topics have received more attention in talent management than motivation, defined as the deliberate attempt to influence employees’ behaviors with the goal of enhancing their performance, and in turn their organizational effectiveness. Indeed, other than talent, motivation is the key driver of …

Employee Engagement

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Chickpea Noodle Soup

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or large soup pot over medium heat until shimmering. Add the garlic, onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaf and …

Vegan Recipes

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …

Management

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

Employee Engagement

To Win the Civil War, Lincoln Had to Change His Leadership

FROM THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY<p>In our work with leaders, we see that great ones grow themselves and their organizations by deliberately working on three areas:<p>They wisely manage the <i>present,</i> anchoring in purpose and values.<br>• They selectively forget the <i>past,</i> letting go of old values, beliefs, and …

War

Pro tips for getting into a great MBA program from a consultant who charges thousands of dollars for advice

Harvard Business School (HBS) has the earliest application deadline with round-one applications for Fall 2017 entry due on September 7.<p>Business Insider caught up with Stacy Blackman, the CEO of a leading MBA-admissions advisory firm, to get some advice on how applicants can get into the program of …

College & University

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

Kibana 101: Getting Started with Visualizations

Discover tab<p>Build intuition about data and understand its underlying structure<br>• Start to explore the questions that can be asked of the data<p>Visualize …

ElasticSearch

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

feridun akgüngör<p>You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities. And, most …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

Matthew Perry Doesn't Remember Filming 3 Seasons of Friends Due to Substance Abuse

"I had a big problem with pills and alcohol, and I couldn't stop."<p>Matthew Perry's substance abuse was so damaging during the <i>Friends</i> years, he claims he doesn't remember filming three seasons of the show.<p>During a recent interview with <i>BBC Radio 2</i>, he was asked which episode was his least favorite, …

Filmmaking

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

Cooking

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Men's Fashion

The Subterranean River of Emotion: Cheryl Strayed on Writing, the Art of Living with Opposing Truths, and the Three Ancient Motifs in All Great Storytelling

“When you’re speaking in the truest, most intimate voice about your life, you are speaking with the universal voice.”<p><i>“Writing is hard for every last one of us… Coal mining is harder,”</i> <b>Cheryl Strayed</b> told an aspiring writer in her no-nonsense advice on faith and humility. But there is an enthralling …

Time I

Powerful Way to Raise Kids Focuses on the Strong

Strength-based parenting is the secret to helping children handle stress and become more confident and resilient, according to a groundbreaking new …

Psychology

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

Self-improvement

6 Untraditional Habits That Are Scientifically Proven To Make You Happier

People who want to feel physically fit often put focus and energy into the pursuit of training their bodies. They may go to a gym and run on a …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …