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How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

8 successful execs share their best organization tips

Here, 8 successful people, from entrepreneurs to expert networkers, share their best organization tips.

Success

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).<p>TalentSmart has …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

8 Benefits To Having A Beard

Put down the razor.<p>Beards are not only crazy hot (hey, its science), they're actually good for you. So if someone ever brings up that one study that found feces particles in beards, you can counter with any of the following 8 facts:<p>1. A beard can protect your face from the sun's damaging rays.<p>"Men …

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

As a culture, we tend to ignore the advice to eat more fish. On average, Americans eat about 3.5 ounces of seafood per week. (Think a can of tuna or sardines.)<p>But evidence shows that consumption of 8 or more ounces of seafood per week can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease, and …

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The surprising ways your personality type affects your career

As it turns out, your personality affects more than just how you interact with your colleagues and boss at work. It also has <i>a lot</i> to do with why you fancy some jobs over others, how much you make, whether you're satisfied at work, and how likely you are to lead a team.<p>That's why understanding your …

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How to Overcome the 5 Biggest Distractions at Work (and in Life)

Distraction is like a virus, says a medical expert on attention. Here's the cure you need.<p>Distraction in the workplace is costly. According to a 2006 survey, lost productivity costs companies $544 billion a year, as employees waste almost two hours a day.<p>There is no shortage of tips to reduce …

7 Ways to Overcome Office Negativity

How to cultivate hope, not haters, in the workplace<p>We've all been stuck in work environments that suck the life out of us. In her book <i>Freeing Yourself from Anxiety</i>, Tamar E. Chansky, PhD, recalls asking her three-year-old niece Allison while driving home from the hospital how it felt to have a new …

The Powerful Effect of Paying Well and Training Vigorously

Having a well-trained team will drive more success. Having a better-trained work force that is well motivated will generate outsized profits.<p>Paying employees well and training them vigorously leads to higher profits.<p>Last month, Steve Pearlstein, famed economist and Washington Post business writer, …

Employment

The Three Rules of Noise Reduction

One of the main problems of any HDR workflow that involves tone-mapping is noise. The most widely used tone-mapping operators are based on local …