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Why Are Men Still So Bad at Making Friends?

To find out why guys have so much trouble talking about their emotions, I turned to hug therapy, apps, academia, and, uh, Tucker Max.<p>It is 3:45 PM on a Wednesday and I am in a candle-lit room hugging a man who I have just met. His name is Steve Maher. We have been hugging for ten minutes straight. …

How to Impress Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

Some experts estimate that 85 percent of your financial success comes not from your skills or knowledge but from your ability to connect with other …

This startup pays young people in Africa to learn to code and connects them with Fortune 500 companies

The 31-year old says that for two reasons:<p>Johnson's solution is Andela, a program that finds the best and brightest students or programmers in Africa, trains them up, and places them in jobs at hot startups like Udacity and Fortune 500s like Microsoft. His startup, which launched last July, is …

14 Things Phenomenally Successful People Do Differently

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure”-Bill Cosby<p>What quality do you think differentiates the …

We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows

But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.<p>Judging character or personality traits in a face is an idea that never seems to go away: In Victorian literature, men will have "cruel mouths"; in <i>New York</i> magazine, Kristen Stewart was diagnosed with "bitchy resting face." Those unfairly topped with devious …

6 Things Mark Cuban Says You Should Do With Your Money

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell</i><p>Mark Cuban, billionaire investor, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and mainstay of the hit show, "Shark Tank," is known for his …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

The Type Of Person You Will Go For According To Your Myers-Brigg Personality Type

Every Myers-Briggs personality type is often attracted to a certain quality or situation that although over-generalised and cliche, can actually be …

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

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TED Talks

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul – but Ancient Greek thinkers were surprisingly concerned with appearance. Aristotle and his followers even compiled a volume of the ways that your looks could …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

Biographies

How One Couple Climbed Out Of Debt And Became Millionaires In Their 30s

It was right after college graduation when starting a new life suddenly became very expensive. First, a brand new Honda Civic. Next, a house. Then an engagement ring for a long-time girlfriend.<p>Student loans still lingered, too.<p>Pretty soon the debt totaled up: $25,000 for the car loan, a $100,000+ …

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

5 Tips to Chase Your Entrepreneurial Pursuit While Working a Full-Time Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I heard some pretty terrible advice the other day.<p>The advice came on a business podcast from a successful entrepreneur who had built a company to billion-dollar status. In this podcast, he told the audience that if you are going to be …

Fuel right! 9 triathlon nutrition rules

A solid nutrition strategy will help your body make the most out of all your hours swimming, biking and running.<p>We asked registered dietitian and multiple Ironman finisher Lauren Antonucci for her top nine rules for beginner triathletes looking to maximize their training. She shared advice she …

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From a Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

9 science-backed tactics for winning a negotiation

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The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

How Low Interest Rates Increase The Value Of Income Producing Assets

There was surprisingly little debate regarding my passive income investment rankings. Figuring out the five factor scores for each of the seven …

Tax Advantages of Rental Properties

Let me start this post with a <b>disclaimer</b>: I'm not a tax advisor, I'm not a CFP. I am simply sharing my own experiences owning & renting investment …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action