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Success Depends More on Personality Than Intelligence, New Study Shows | Inc.com

Most of us not gifted with an Einstein-size brain or extreme self-confidence have sometimes wondered: Am I really smart enough to achieve my dreams? Some of us have even turned down an offer or not pursued an opportunity because we're afraid we simply don't have the mental horsepower to …

Psychology

Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

Books

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Philosophy: Alain de Botton<br>‘Seneca should be the author of the hour’<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books …

Literature

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Greet the New Year With January's Must-Read Scifi and Fantasy Books

It’s a new year, so it’s time to add some new books to your shelf, too. January brings a bumper crop of science fiction and fantasy, with a little …

The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

Self-improvement

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year

If you plan your day well, 40 hours should be enough time to get your job done.<p>It’s no secret that most Americans work more than 40 hours a week, but are those extra hours necessary? “So many people say, ‘I have to do this,’ but they might just be putting those expectations on themselves,” says …

Time Management

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Self-improvement

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

Efficient Testing of Disaster Recovery Plans - Key for Business Continuity

<b>Disaster recovery plan</b> is a catalogue of processes designed to protect and recover IT infrastructure of the company during any disaster. Constant …

Disaster Recovery

A LinkedIn Employee Reveals How to Dominate the Network

Get the scoop on how LinkedIn uses content marketing to build its brand online--and apply it to your own efforts on the platform.<p>LinkedIn has been in the news lately, and that's only going to increase as new opportunities continue to emerge on the world's largest social media network for …

Marketing

The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2016 – So Far

Here’s one more in my series of mid-year “Best” lists (you can see all 1,600 of the lists here).<p>You might also be interested in these previous posts: …

This Summer’s 14 Must-Read Books

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 06.03.16. 06.03.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The concept of the “beach read” …

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

Learning

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Books

15 Classics You Probably Haven't Read...But Should. Today in Critical Linking

Critical Linking today is sponsored by Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami.<p><i>But what about those classics that have been sitting in your to-read pile for</i> …

Books

10 Books About Fascinating Women

This video is sponsored by Playster.<p>Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to get into the spirit than by indulging in books that …

Books

Rereading Harry Potter as Self-Care

This is a guest post from Patricia Elzie. Patricia is a self-proclaimed information junkie. She has a Masters in Library and Information Science and …

Books

50 Great Cult Books and More in Today's Critical Linking

Critical Linking today is sponsored by Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami.<p>____________________<p><b>A cult book may be hard to define but one thing is for</b> …

Books

32+ of Your Favorite Psychological Thrillers

This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>The Killing Forest</i> by Sara Blaedel.<p>The #1 international bestselling author of <i>The Forgotten Girl</i>s, Sara …

Books

5217 is a time management app designed to make you more productive at work

A post on The Muse about the best way to balance work and break time got quite a bit of attention when it was published in the summer of 2014. In what is essentially a variation of the Pomodoro Method, the article touts the Rule of 52 and 17. Reportedly, the most productive workers are those who …

Time Management

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

Procrastination

Top 15 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

A book has the power to change our lives, especially if you read it from your heart at a right moment, and at the right time.<p>However, not all the …

Andy Weir on crowdsourcing novels and what The Martian shares with Doctor Who

Before <i>The Martian</i> was a Golden Globe-winning movie with a worldwide take of more than $630 million, and before it was a novel from publishing giant …

Science Fiction

10 Unusual Words about Books and Reading: Today in Critical Linking

<i>We love to collect interesting words, especially those related to literature, reading, and other such things. Indeed, since the stuff of literature</i> …

Instagram Account Highlights Art History's Most Badass Fashion Moments

Forget New York Fashion Week and the latest edition of Vogue. You'll find the dreamiest and most indulgent fashion inspirations in the archives of art history, immortalized through masterful applications of paint. An Instagram account by the name of Art Garments zooms in on art's most bombastic …

Fashion Week

21 College Student Struggles Perfectly Described By Art History

The art of LACMA is surprisingly relatable!<p>With thanks to LACMA. Be sure to follow the museum on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (LACMA)!

Art History Books You Must Read

The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss<p>This pioneering volume is a concise and brilliant study of the …