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Larkin Poe Are Preachin' the Blues and Convertin' the Masses

Check out their covers of Son House's "Preachin' Blues" and Robert Johnson's "Come on in My Kitchen."<p>405<p>SHARES<p>We hereby direct your attention to …

10 Tips On How To Be Likeable & Get What You Want

You’d think being a likeable and magnificent bastard these days shouldn’t be so hard, but as social media and text messaging become widely accepted …

Self-help

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

These Simple Laws Explain How the World Works

Bubbles, toasters, and the internet—most aspects of everyday life are influenced by physics.<p>Shackleton, Scott, and Amundsen faced many hardships on their treks to the South Pole, from frostbite to snow blindness. Few biographies, though, mention that much of their misery was caused by the ideal gas …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

World Health Organization

27 Fast Food Recipes — Hacked!

Everyone has at least one: a guilty-pleasure fast food joint of choice. Whether you're partial to McDonald's Egg McMuffins, Chick fil-A nuggets, or Starbucks Frappucinos, we've got good news for you. These, and many other fast food favorites, can be easily made at home. Keep reading for those …

4 Powerful Ways to Be Happy With Your Career | Inc.com

American Psychologist Frederick Herzberg made the assertion that our most powerful motivator at work is never money. Herzberg defined four powerful motivators. Each cultivate a deep sense of positive change and happiness in your career.<p>1. Opportunity to learn.<p>You'll never have a feeling of …

Happiness

The 3 stages of failure in work and life — and how to overcome them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going.<p>If you want to build a …

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

The power of serendipity is hot in business circles. Silicon Valley campuses have been constructed to foster more “random collisions.” One key to creativity, many thinkers say, is unexpected interactions. “Create spaces where you’re wandering around and exposing yourself to new people,” John Hagel …

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Life’s Work

Dave Lauridsen<p>Brian Grazer worked his way up in Hollywood—from Warner Brothers law clerk to Oscar-winning producer. His first hit was Splash; many others, from Apollo 13 to TV’s 24, followed. The key to his success? Asking good questions—of employees, collaborators, and brilliant people in other …

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …