Amel Laawini

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How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Carnegie Mellon University

Why You Should Stop Being a Boss and Be a Leader | Inc.com

Every business and work group has a boss, but only some have a leader at the helm.<p>The differences are clear--and which one your organization has will determine, in large part, what you can achieve and how you will achieve it.<p>So if you're in charge, or if you aspire to be, you have a decision to …

Global Perspectives

Five Things Great Managers Do Every Day

When you hear the term inspirational leader, you may get images of someone who’s achieved considerable success, or is a brilliant strategist able to amass a personal fortune. Or perhaps you consider someone who gives rousing motivational speeches worthy of a TED talk – an iconoclast who changes the …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Self-improvement

Inc. Magazine

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Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

40 Must-See Photos From The Past. #5 Is Insane.

We came across this selection of astonishing photos from the past, thanks to Reddit user <i>epicnesshunter</i>. Some of these are absolutely mind-boggling, …

Power Struggle? Why Your Top Performers Fight and What to Do About It

A Stanford Business School professor explains why you must address conflict within your management team.<p>"Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me." <i>--Napoleon Bonaparte, 1804</i><p>Research over the past two decades has established the panoptic …

Leadership

The Micromanager's Guide to Delegation

An action plan for having a little less action on your daily to-do list.<p>It's a common dilemma: As an entrepreneur, you've built your business by tackling everything that comes up, from the smallest detail to the most important strategic decisions. But you can't keep that up forever. In fact, you …

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