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This 1 Practice Will Dramatically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Easy in theory, difficult to practice.<p>Did you ever notice how our actions tend to be reactive, as opposed to proactive?<p>This is often a good thing. Think about it: Good reflexes can help you avoid a car accident or jump to a friend's aid without hesitation.<p>But we get into trouble when we let …

Emotional Intelligence

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

We have just lived through the greatest era of fake entrepreneurs.<p>It was a second-wave dot-com boom that lasted five to six years, when money was so …

Entrepreneurship

The Three Secret Elements Of Staying Motivated At Work Every Day

Best-selling author Daniel Pink shares the three components to motivation and explains how to build meaning into each workday.<p>Staying motivated day after day on the job can be tough, even with the kind of work that challenges and pushes us. Striking just the right balance in your workday that keeps …

Cameron Conaway, Writer: Empathy Is The Most Overlooked Leadership Skill In The Workplace

<i>How I’m Informed is a look into the reading and learning habits of people from all walks of life.</i><p><b>Cameron Conaway</b> is a critically acclaimed poet and writer. He’s also leads content marketing at Flow, a task management app for organizations. Conaway’s work has appeared in <i>Newsweek</i>, <i>Harvard Business</i> …

Leadership

6 Things That Will Make You Work Harder

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk, behave, …

Leadership

18 Motivational Quotes To Get You Through The Tough Times In Life

Getting through life can sometimes be very challenging. Just when you think everything is perfect, you get a reality check from life and you …

Seven Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

Do you want to be a millionaire? Of course you do. Having this type of financial freedom is the dream for so many people, but it is often easier said than done. If you want to be a millionaire, you are going to have to be willing to put in the work. You are also going to have to start forming the …

5 Daily Habits of Successful Women

Ever wonder why some people find so much success in their lives? Sometimes it can definitely be luck, but it often involves a certain amount of …

5 Powerful Laws to Achieve Anything You Want Faster

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Self-improvement

13 Writing Lessons From Stephen King’s On Writing

Stephen King is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, who has sold more than 350 million books. King has received many …

Overcoming the Three Key Fears for Success and Happiness

As you grow older, an urge tends to become stronger: to make the most of yourself, so you can help yourself and others as much as you can. If you follow this path to fulfillment, you will be happy now and throughout your life.<p>The challenge comes from the fears that get in your way. Without proper …

Get More Responses to Your Emails With These Six Simple Rules

Whether you’re writing to complain to customer service, or just want to hear back from a coworker at the office, these six email rules will increase …

15 Motivational Ways To Improve Yourself, Your Productivity And Your Mindfulness

Sometimes, life gets stagnant and stops your process of self-improvement. In such times, there are ways to help start the wheel of improvement back …

Aaron Gordon’s backside would have won an Olympic bronze medal in the high jump

As a preamble to this post, I have to confess something. I’m a fan of ESPN’s Sport Science, in all its nerdy glory.With that out of the way, this one …

Ten days is more than enough to transform your life.

Motivation is the only key to unlock your dreams. To achieve your dreams, you need to constantly push yourself beyond your limits and turn them into …

How To Avoid Pointless Professional Development

<b>How To Avoid Pointless Professional Development</b><p>by <b>Drew Perkins</b>, Director TeachThought Professional Development<p>We’ve all been there. Professional …

Pedagogy

How to Reprogram Your Subconscious for Success

Our subconscious minds run the mental "programs" that govern our beliefs. In her new book, Ariana Ayu shares why and how vision boards can help reprogram your subconscious mind.<p><i>In her new book,</i> <i>The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success</i><i>, Ariana Ayu teaches entrepreneurs and other</i> …

Self-improvement

There’s a Proven Link Between Effective Leadership and Getting Enough Sleep

Kenneth Andersson FOR HBR<p>In our hyper-connected, 24/7 world, many of us are losing sleep — literally. Our own survey of more than 180 business leaders found that four out of 10 (43%) say they do not get enough sleep at least four nights a week. Such sleep deficiencies can undermine important forms …

Management

7 Ways to Boost Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence)

IQ gets all the fame and glory when it comes to how we are perceived by our peers — we blame Albert Einstein, the poster child of the smarty-pants contingent out there. But your EQ, or emotional intelligence, is equally as important in your personal success — plus, it’s key in the development of …

The Surprising Way Meditation Made This CEO A Better Boss

If you can't clear your schedule, you better clear your mind.<p>Tom Werner can rarely clear his schedule. Instead, he clears his mind.<p>“When you’re the CEO, you’re always thinking about the next thing,” the chief executive of solar energy titan SunPower said in a recent interview with The Huffington …

5 Simple Hacks to Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a key indicator for success in business, relationships, and life in general. Try these painless ways to build yours.<p>We spend an awful lot of time in school throughout our lifetimes, diligently studying and cramming and writing exams, all in the quest to be more intelligent …

Emotional Intelligence