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3 communication skills 35 business legends, billionaires, and TED experts have in common

Branson is one of 35 billionaires, business legends and famous TED speakers who I interviewed or feature in "The Storyteller's Secret," a book to help business leaders understand the language of narrative and the role it plays building a career, growing a brand, selling a product, or launching a …

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

feridun akgüngör<p>You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities. And, most …

Mindfulness

Companies Drain Women’s Ambition After Only 2 Years

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Bain & Company recently launched a study that asked more than 1,000 men and women in a mix of U.S. companies two questions: “Do you aspire to top management within a large company?” and “Do you have the confidence you can reach top management?”<p>Women with two years or less …

3 Decadent Ways to Be More Productive and Less Stressed

<b>Real productivity isn't about working hard, having more willpower, and hanging tough.</b><p>I've been caught in that trap before, where I feel like I'm burning out or losing my passion because I'm so busy chasing my to-do list and trying to succeed or get all the "right things" done.<p>When I've been in that …

7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …

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Why People Cry at Work

The stress of the workplace can bring out plenty of feelings in all of us. As an executive coach, I see joy, sadness, frustration, and disappointment on a daily basis. But while we may experience an array of emotions at work, there’s a general consensus that we shouldn’t see anyone reduced to …

Emotional Intelligence Doesn’t Translate Across Borders

One of the greatest assets we have as natives of a culture is our ability to quickly “read” another person’s emotions. Over time we learn how to understand whether our colleagues are truly interested in a project or just giving it lip service by noticing the expression on their faces. We can tell …

Divorce Doesn’t Have to Derail Your Career

The Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory lists divorce as the number two stress in life, right below the death of a spouse, but above jail and serious personal illness or injury. This probably doesn’t come as a surprise for those of us who’ve had to go through it. Divorce wreaks havoc on all parties …

Gluten-Free And Celiac-Approved Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

An estimated one percent of the American population suffers from celiac disease. While many cases go unreported, those who are officially diagnosed often adopt a gluten-free diet, cutting grains and wheat from their plates.<p>It can be daunting to imagine sticking to the lifestyle change. …

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

Tip: Create Slides People Will Remember

<b>Nancy Duarte</b>, author of the <i>HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations</i>, explains how to avoid PowerPoint hell.

3 New Year's Resolutions Everyone Should Make

Perhaps this is nothing more than an opening to be more resolute about resolutions. To start over. To improve. To reset the target once again. To commit to going the distance.<p>The turning of the calendar provides for a break in thought. End of the year assessments and financial reports inform us of …

4 Excellent Career Resolutions For 2015

"Often employees don't update their resumes, which can make it difficult to describe achievements that took place months, or even years ago," says Arthur Kaptein, career consultant and author of "Ultimate Brainstorming: A Toolbox for Brainstormers and Facilitators." "Employees should always update …

It Kills Me To Watch My Employees Blow Through Their Bonuses

25% of my staff drove up in new cars today.<p>When I got inside several of them had new tablets and phones.<p>They had a chance to make a huge financial change in their life and instead they did the exact opposite.<p>3 days ago I handed out raises.<p>They weren't just raises, but large bonuses and a market …

Personal Finance

9 habits that will help you build wealth on a small salary

Just ask LearnVest Planning Services CFP® David Blaylock, who doesn't simply advise his clients on the merits of good money habits — he practices what he preaches.<p>For example, "I do a periodic review of all the subscriptions I have — the ones that hit my credit cards each month," says Blaylock. …

Align Your Time Management with Your Goals

<i>At the end of a busy day, sometimes it’s hard to figure out where the time went. The following excerpt from the book</i> Getting Work Done <i>provides a simple process for you to prioritize your work and understand how you’re actually using your time.</i><p>What goals are you aiming for in your work? Does the way …

13 Signs You Should Quit Your Job Immediately

Steve Koukoulas / Flickr<p>Quick, what's the first answer that pops into your head: Does your current job energize you, drain you, or make you feel …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

1/<p>The first step to controlling your weekends is making conscious choices.<p>It's so easy to plop down on the couch on a Friday night or Saturday …

The 7 Biggest Travel Myths, Busted

Travel isn't always what it seems. Nor is the way we react to traveling. As hunter-gatherers turned tourists, we may be hardwired to eat, seek comfort, maybe even shop, but how long do we look at a famous attraction before we're supposed to move on?<p>I've written travel advice books, a survival guide …

INTJ Personality (“The Architect”)

It’s lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well. INTJs form just …

INTJ Strengths and Weaknesses

• <b>Quick, Imaginative and Strategic Mind</b> – INTJs pride themselves on their minds, taking every opportunity to improve their knowledge, and this shows in …

INTJ Personality and Emotions

INTJs are defined by their confidence, logic, and exceptional decision-making, but all of this hides a turbulent underbelly – their emotions. The …

Emotional Intelligence

INTJ Relationships

In romance, people with the INTJ personality type approach things the way they do with most situations: they compose a series of calculated actions …

Relationships

INTJ Parents

Parenting, like so many other person-to-person relationships, is a significant challenge for INTJs. Being so heavily invested in rational thought, …

Parenting

INTJ Careers

Professional competence is often the area in which INTJs shine most brilliantly. Their capacity for digesting difficult and complex theories and …

INTJ in the Workplace

Above all else, INTJs want to be able to tackle intellectually interesting work with minimal outside interference, no more, no less. Time-consuming …