Anindita Nayar

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What Working for a Pointless Manager Taught Me About Great Leadership

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

America is obsessed with happiness — and it’s making us miserable

A Brit on life in America: “The pursuit of happiness” has gotten out of hand.<p>I’m at the gynecologist for my Pap smear, feet in stirrups, idly wondering what Emily Post might have suggested as appropriate small talk for those moments when the person you are speaking to will be replying to your …

Dear Barack Obama, thank you for not being an evil robot accountant | Lindy West

It never occurred to me that I could like a president. Thanks for saving the economy, calling yourself a feminist and not being another old white dude<p>According to a racist clock I found on the internet, you only have 107 days, 22 hours, 37 minutes and five seconds left as president of the United …

Barack Obama

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Derren Brown's New Book 'Happy' Slams Self-Help Industry: ‘The Universe Doesn't Give A F**k’

Illusionist is happy, but he's not happy with self-help books.<p>Derren Brown rubs his eyes. It’s no illusion. He’s just tired. The 45-year-old has a …

TED Speakers Want You to Read These Books

Everyone has that one book that they’re thrilled to find out a friend or acquaintance has also read. The experts behind TED talks are no exception. …

‘Sully’ Cinematographer Reveals How Clint Eastwood Landed a Plane in the Hudson River

Tom Stern's cinematography included location work in New York that combined with footage shot at Universal Studios.<p>How to film an authentic version …

7 Epic Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To

As an entrepreneur, you should be constantly putting in the research to track the activity of your competitors, understand your audience, and keep …

Entrepreneurship

These Are the 10 Best Workplaces in Advertising and Marketing

We asked the workplace culture experts at Great Place to Work, the longtime partner for <i>Fortune’s</i> list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, to …

Don't try to be happy. We're programmed to be dissatisfied | Frank T McAndrew

Perpetual bliss would completely undermine our will to accomplish anything at all – that’s why perfect contentment has probably been evolved out of us<p>In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

Happiness

Secrets to Effortless Style from Stunning Spanish Homes

Colorful patterned tile floors, tons of plants and gorgeous natural light—I have been in awe of the stunning Spanish homes we've featured on …

How eco homes can cut your energy bills – or even make money

If there’s one type of housing that really has a buzz around it right now, it is eco homes. They help the planet, they help your pocket, and they can be incredibly stylish when designed by architects who know how to deploy energy-efficient techniques with verve.<p>The Oscars of the eco homes world …

An Arctic gift-wrapped in plastic?

Human Journey<p>Let’s hope not. But—. All of us who’ve traveled long and far have seen the amount of plastic on beaches increase incredibly in our lifetime. And it isn’t slowing anytime soon.<p>The worst plastic accumulations I’ve seen are in the tropics, near where most of the people are. A lot of it …

Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness

<i>I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important.</i> <i>The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.</i> —Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>President Eisenhower was not alone: In their work lives people routinely feel pulled between tasks that demand immediate attention and tasks that are …

15 ways to guarantee you won't become a millionaire

We've cued you in on steps to take to get rich— but which choices will stunt your path to wealth?<p>Here, we rounded up habits, beliefs, and traits that self-made millionaires and authors have identified as inhibiting if you want to build wealth.<p>As always, no promises of future riches or predictions …

Personal Finance

Influencer Marketing: 10 Strategies for Getting It Right [INFOGRAPHIC]

The online space is becoming increasingly competitive. To stand out as a brand, you need to not only invest in content marketing, you need to master it. Influencer marketing is just one piece of the puzzle.<p>To build a successful business today, you have to gain the trust of your online …

15 essential skills all digital marketing hires must have

Today's digital marketing experts must have a diverse skill set, including a sophisticated grasp of available media channels, the ability to identify …

Major Movie Studios Are Investing $50 Million in This Startup

Three studios are investing in a new app that they hope will make movie theater outings more popular.<p>With more movies available to stream online, …

The best way to deal with stress, according to a 69-year-old monk who scientists say is the 'world's happiest man'

That's because he participated in part of a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson. And Davidson found his brain waves and activity to be off the happiness charts.<p>In 2008, Davidson had a group of expert meditators (including …

Meditation

The New Sand Castle: Dubai's Latest Luxury Towers Will Boast An Indoor Rainforest And Manmade Beach

Leave it to Dubai—land of pet lions, gold toilets and Lamborghini police cars—to build the world’s most decadent desert oasis.<p>Now rising in the city’s Al Thanyah district, the $550 million Rosemont Hotel & Residences will be the first building on earth with its own rainforest: a 75,000-square-foot …

Swimming Pools

9 Ways to Quit Sugar for Good

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

10 People Who Lost 50+ Pounds Share Their Best Tips For Getting Started

The very first steps real people took to change their lives.<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the very first steps they took in their effort to lose weight, and how those steps turned into a major lifestyle transformation. Here are some of the best tips from 10 people who made</i> …

Drive Operational Accountability During Your First 100 Days In A New Job

Team milestone management is the single most important operational leadership skill you can develop. It is the critical link between theoretical strategies and plans and activities that actually have practical, value-creating impact.<p>The basics of milestone management are indeed basic: What’s …

16 Wise Ways To Build Your Brand In 2016

I took a look at my posts, articles and interviews from the recent past and pulled together the ones that got the most views and comments. I also added some that are just my favorites. Culling the best advice from these, this post shares the top 16 ways you can bolster the brand called <i>you</i>.<p><b>#16</b> …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Yoga

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

Consciousness

New year, new you – how to be happy

What’s top of your list of new year resolutions for 2016? Do more exercise? Eat better? Spend more time with your children? Find a fulfilling career? How about ticking all your boxes and simply be happy?<p>Sadly, you can’t simply “become” happy. Happiness is often an indirect consequence of our …

Happiness

What the Most Stylish Women Wear 9 to 5: Stylebop's Fashion Director, Leila Yavari

Leila Yavari, Stylebop’s fashion director, is a woman constantly on the move. Regularly traveling between Milan, Paris, and New York City to develop and flesh out her dead-on buys for one of the biggest names in luxury e-commerce, the former academic and model can hardly be slowed. But then again, …

Clothing

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement