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Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially if You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate superfood, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8-ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

The 12 books every aspiring leader should read, according to a Stanford professor

LinkedIn Influencer Bob Sutton published this post originally on LinkedIn.<p>I have been maintaining — and occasionally updating — a list of "Books That …

Self-improvement

How to stop being so busy and get more done

Careers<p>To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."<p>“Busy!”<p>It’s the response Darius Foroux always got whenever he asked coworkers how they were doing.<p>The Dutch businessman and blogger said the word “busy” first began to puzzle him when he briefly worked for an IT …

Time Management

It's So Simple: How to Be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

10 Executive Conference Gems To Consider In 2018 And Beyond

<i>My post today is a collaboration with my colleague Gabe Larsen, V.P. Marketing Strategy for</i> <i>InsideSales.com</i><i>.</i><p>From my experience, busy C-level executives are increasingly avoiding the biggest trade show events. Why compete with thousands of conference goers for key meetings and conversations? In …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

The One Superpower All Great Leaders Master, According to Harvard Research

The secret to great leadership is right in front of you, but you may be looking in a different direction.<p>"Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." --<i>Lao Tzu</i>.<p>So much of our leadership development today resides …

13 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

Your first three months on the job can lay the groundwork for major achievements down the road.<p>Successful people know this when they start a new job. When it comes to your first few months in a new workplace, it's important to set goals, prove the worth you sold in your interviews, and make social …

Success

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

How to Ace a Coding Challenge in a Software Engineering Interview

Be sure to document your work and comment aggressively. There's no one on the other side of the phone line to hear your thought process.<p><i>What can I expect from a coding challenge? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

The Skills Companies Need Most in 2018 – And The Courses to Get Them

Whenever there is change, there is opportunity. With report after report showing the world of work changing faster than ever today, it’s fair to …

The 5 Best Reads for Leaders in 2018

Books every leader should read to up-level their leadership skills.<p>One of my New Year's resolutions is to read more. Leadership development is a demanding field, and my list of "must read" books for 2018 continues to grow. In fact, thought leaders like Simon Sinek, believe that individuals who read …

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data)

All the folks who tell you to say you're a 'team player' are dead wrong. Here's why.<p>Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on …

Most Millionaires Created Their Own Luck by Taking These 4 Approaches (It's Not About Working Hard)

It's not just about working hard. It's about what you devote your time to.<p>It can be tempting to imagine that all millionaires caught a lucky break or two along the way and that's why they achieved the success they have. Well, luck certainly played its part, but that's because most millionaires (or …

A letter from Apple investors sums up how phones mess with kids' brains

Two big investors sent a letter to Apple this weekend imploring the biggest US company by market value to consider how technology affects children’s wellbeing.<p>Jana Partners, an activist hedge fund, and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (Caltstrs), one of the largest public pension …

Investing

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

30 Must-Read Books

If there were one list of absolute must-read books, what would you put on it? We asked 31 noted authors that question; here are their picks.<p>1 of</i> …

Books

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

Are You a Toxic Boss? If Your Team Won't Tell You, Neuroscience Will

Quick, answer these 4 questions:<p><b>1. Do you speak confidently?</b><p><b>2. Are you comfortable being in control?</b><p><b>3. Do you prefer to lead, rather than stand back?</b><p><b>4. When you speak, does your team listen, and take action?</b><p>Yes? Then you, my friend, are a powerful leader.<p>But...since the word "toxic" is in the …

Leadership

7 books that will make you smarter in a single plane ride

Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off from the constant barrage of phone notifications.<p>Why not spend that time getting smarter on a topic you've always wanted to learn more about.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider found seven …

TED Talks

Rising Women Leaders -- Overcoming 10 Obstacles To Powering Up

Most women leaders I’ve worked with, including many with tremendous leadership talent, are uncomfortable with the use of power and find it tough to endure the associated interpersonal stresses. But gaining power over people and resources is what allows you to get good things done. It’s worth …