Todd Lamontagne

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Fighting Loneliness With Cuddle Parties

As Americans report feeling more isolated, some people turn to snuggling with strangers.<p>In a living room just outside of Dallas, Texas, about 20 of us crowded on couches, chairs, and blankets, and wore pajamas, sweatpants, and no shoes. The group was mostly middle-aged, a near-even split of men and …

How To Say What You Really Mean In Conversations

You probably have counterfeit conversations every day. Here’s how to get past the vague words and jargon to more effective communication.<p>Chances are, you’ve been engaged in “fake talk” at one point or another. Maybe you had a meeting or conference call that left you slightly more confused than …

10 Reasons You Should Dust Off ‘Art of War’–and Read It | Inc.com

Sun Tzu said, “The art of war is of vital importance to the State.”<p>This is true in business as much as politics.<p>You might feel as though you’re full-on at war some days. Other days, it’s more subtle, but the elements of combat are there–in your pricing, product chain, negotiations, and the …

Profit

10 Cheap Ways to Reduce Employee Stress | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you're accustomed to dealing with high stress levels, but what about your employees? Yes, they have stress, too. And when work stress builds up, your team members become less productive and emotionally disconnected, and they lose sleep.<p>Last week Inc's Graham Winfrey posted a …

Employment

Spectacular photos of bees as you’ve never seen them before

Happy National Pollinator Week!<p>It's Pollinator Week, a national celebration of the massive contribution pollen-transferring insects and animals make to the global food supply -- and economy -- and a call to action to help protect them before it's too late. Chief among those needing our help: bees, …