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8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Google Says These 5 Characteristics Can Make or Break a Successful Team | Inc.com

Google studied 180 teams through its Project Aristotle over two years. They were on a quest to find the common traits among the most successful ones. Going in, they assumed the best teams were comprised of the most skilled people. But that wasn't the case. Instead, they found 5 core characteristics …

Self-improvement

50 Pieces of the Best Marriage Advice We've Ever Collected

It's no secret that marriage requires major TLC as the years progress. It's ever-changing, which means you have to roll with the punches and figure out how to come out even stronger every time. And while that's no easy feat, it does help that there are endless resources out there who can offer some …

Hung Up

A professor who studied relationships for 50 years says this is how you make love last

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in human development and family studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, looked at every piece of academic research published on the topic of …

Academic Research

A Simple Exercise That Creates Intimacy With Your Partner

Want a deeper connection with your significant other? It may be as simple as asking the right questions.<p>What’s your worst childhood experience? What turns you on more than anything? If there’s a lack of intimacy between you and your partner asking each other questions like these can help bring you …

Lifestyle

The 5 Stages You Go Through Upon Receiving An Autism/ADHD Diagnosis

I never thought this would happen to me.<p>When I held my baby girl for the first time and looked deep into her blue eyes, I was filled with love and …

Parenting

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Study Skills

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter | Inc.com

If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're just starting your company, …

Employment

Infographic Reveals The Secrets Of Happy Couples

It's impossible to tell whether two people will make a good couple, and once you add in all the psychological and environmental factors that …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are using stay interviews to get fresh insight into improving the work environment or their …

Employment

5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

Success

10 Google Tools to Help You Market Your Business

Having an online presence is essential for firms of all sizes,The post 10 Google Tools to Help You Market Your Business appeared first on iamwire.

AdWords

How to Criticize Anyone (Yes, Even Your Boss) and Maintain Your Relationship | Inc.com

Management expert Ken Blanchard coined the phrase, "Feedback is the breakfast of champions," for good reason. Feedback is a two-way street. We all need it, yet your delivery can make or break a relationship.<p>When under pressure, most people tend to lack the confidence and competence to interact with …

Leadership
Autism

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why | Inc.com

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels aren't created equal when it comes to value and results. In fact, knowing which social networks matter to your business can be confusing.<p>And spending time on the wrong networks is costly, …

Marketing

Why the Key to Treating ADHD Goes Beyond Medication

Most kids who’ve been diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder aren’t getting the right mix of medication and behavioral management that can make all the difference.<p>About 6.4 million American children have been diagnosed with ADHD, a neurodevelopmental condition that causes problems with attention …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce

Facebook Is Partnering With Amazon.com to Take on Google

Facebook is opening up header bidding to all publishers using its ad network.<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) is already a dominant force in digital display …

AdTech

A top LinkedIn exec says the Dalai Lama parable CEO Jeff Weiner told him at their first meeting changed his management style

As the SVP of Global Solutions, Gamson is in charge of the global talent, marketing, sales, and learning teams, making him responsible for about half of LinkedIn's roughly 10,000 employees. He works closely with CEO Jeff Weiner.<p>Gamson told Business Insider that he follows Weiner's philosophy of …

Silicon Valley

Behind the famous ‘36 questions that lead to love’ - Hack - triple j

We’re always told love is complex. Love is blind. Love hurts. Love will happen when you least expect it.<p>But what if falling in love is actually a …

Relationships

Your Partner’s an Addict. Now What?

Most of us know someone suffering from addiction. Often, the most difficult part for friends and loved ones is knowing how to sensitively and …

Drug Addiction

26 Great Apps for ADHD Minds

I have always been a tech geek. I have also always been forgetful, disorganized, and time-blind. Being diagnosed with attention deficit disorder — …

The 1-Night Challenge That Totally Revolutionized My Relationship

In 2015, people in the United States spent over $9 <i>billion</i> on self-improvement products. That includes self-help books, seminars, videos, personal …

Curries

Free Parenting Guide for Moms & Dads with ADHD

When You Have ADHD Too<p>Download this guide for free advice on balancing a career, housework, and childcare when you share an ADHD diagnosis with your …

Parenting

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Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

Getting Things Done Just Got Easier

1 of 14<p>Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew<p>Consider how much time is available in your busy schedule, and plan accordingly. If you take on a new …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016, and Where to Watch Them

It’s been a tough year for some of us, but its been a <i>fantastic</i> year for film. These incredible dramas, musicals, documentaries, and sci-fi thrillers …

Words Will Never Hurt You

1 of 14<p>Kids with ADHD Struggle with Writing<p>Studies suggest that more than half of children with ADHD struggle with writing. Despite an overflow of …

Teaching