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How your eyes betray your thoughts

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, …

The Brain

The 3-Step Process To Answering Even The Toughest Questions

An executive speaking coach explains her approach to staying strong when the heat is on.<p>On the reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>, there’s a four-word red flag that warns a contestant the Sharks have begun to circle and the success of the pitch is in serious danger:<p>“Just answer the question.”<p>On the show, being …

Customers

This Presentation Trick Makes You Sound Brilliant | Inc.com

Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic--they tell a story. But what does that really mean?<p>A few days ago, I attended a webinar that consisted of two presentations about something that I'll just call …

Public Speaking

Are You Easy to Follow? 10 Things Great Leaders Know and Do

“He’s a pretty easy guy to follow.”That was the response from a friend when we were recently talking about how much she enjoys her job. She’s worked …

Mini-Me

10 Perks Companies Should Offer To Boost Productivity

Leading a serious business is actually a lot more than being able to pay your employees at the end of each month. The competition out there is pretty …

10 Things You Need To Work On To Be A Great Leader

It's not easy to take on a leadership position even if you're thrown into one at work after a sudden promotion. You have to work on a daily basis to become the right type of leader that will succeed.<p>Here are ten things you need to work on to be a leader:<p>No one knows it all and you can always learn …

Leadership

Why Highly Successful People Seek Therapy

Success doesn’t make people immune to depression, marital problems, parenting issues, stress or any of the other reasons people pursue psychotherapy. But, in addition to those common problems that often lead people to get professional help, there are some issues that are a bit more unique to people …

Success

(Almost) Everything Useful I've Learned about Personal Finance in Ten Sentences

It’s not really that complicated.<p>1. Spend less than you earn.<p>2. If you’re facing a pile of debts, make minimum payments on all of the debts but the …

6 Fear-Based Moves That Lower Your Net Worth

Facing money facts can make you richer.<p>An unpredictable job market. Your city’s soaring cost of living. The hefty price of college tuition you’ll …

Personal Finance

A Boston scientist created an online calculator that tells you when you will die — and you can try it right now

"You don't need a genetic test to find out what you need to be doing to be healthy ... in terms of behaviors, we already know," explained Thomas Perls, an attending geriatrician at Boston Medical Center and professor at the Boston University School of Medicine.<p>"Just look at what the Seventh-Day …

Genealogy

30 Signs You Are On A Successful Path.

We all wanted to be the successful people we see in magazines, in newspapers, and on the internet. What qualities do these successful people possess …

The 8 Life Skills You Must Learn in Your 40s

I turned 40 last year. It was not celebrated in quite the same way as when I turned 18, or 21, but it's a milestone nonetheless. And it got me to …

Frugal Living
The Workplace

Better Networking: How to Build Rapport With Anyone | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs have a long list of reasons why they set out on that difficult, yet rewarding path. For many, though, nonstop networking is not on that list.<p>If frequent social interactions with strangers in the name of doing business are not your cup of tea, then you're not alone. About 30 people, …

Networking

The Problem with Being a Problem Solver

Clients are often surprised when I tell them, “The problem with being a good problem solver is that everything looks like a problem!”<p>It usually comes …

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading | Inc.com

<b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is famous for having up to 70 meetings, and receiving 3,500 to 4,000 emails, each week. She has joked about having people in line outside her office and needing a "take-a-number" machine to manage the traffic.<p>This is not leadership, it's …

Leadership

Build Effective Public-Private Alliances

Ocean Recovery Alliance started in 2010 with the aim of bringing together people and ideas in new ways to help improve our ocean environment. We …

Hong Kong

Mental Health in the Workplace: Moving Beyond the Stigma

In the great order of things in the American workplace, many a stigma has fallen. Mental illness, though, has notably lagged — retaining its air of …

Mental Health