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19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Emotional Intelligence

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Our Most-Saved Breakfast Recipes of 2017

When it comes to breakfast it seems like all of us are pretty much on the same page with what we're making. How can I be so sure? Well, there's a …

Breakfast

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

18 Easy Christmas Recipes

Cooking up a Christmas feast shouldn’t involve a lot of time or stress. These holiday-ready main dishes look impressive, but they’re actually quite …

Japan Is Shockingly Cheap Now

Japan has a reputation as being one of the most expensive countries in the world, for locals and travelers alike. While real estate prices in Tokyo …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business | Inc.com

Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub featuring content, courses and podcasts for freelancers and side …

Entrepreneurship

New Orleans Beignets

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the yeast mixture: Combine yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty stand mixer; let …

12 Ways to Elevate Your Personal Brand in 2018

Tips you can use next year to build your brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you aren't fully committed to building your personal brand yet, it's time to go all-in. I'm a huge advocate when it comes to personal branding -- it's how I built my first marketing …

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

The 7 best cameras of 2017

Sony Alpha a9: The day mirrorless took over<p>If one camera stamped its authority on 2017 for us, it's gotta be the new king of the Sony range. The a9 …

Four Cheese Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This dip is so simple to make and has a wonderful familiar flavor with a few tricks and twists to make it AMAZING. Hint: Goat cheese.<p>See more pictures and read about the recipe at http://funnyloveblog.com... —Lindsay Howerton-Hastings<p><b>Serves: 8-10</b><p>8 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed …

Recipes

Intermittent Fasting Could Be The Secret To Getting Ripped Before Christmas

Intermittent Fasting as been a bit of a buzz word in this year and while there are a number of ways to do it, one of the more popular ways is to eat …

How to get rid of love handles

But while shifting your lifestyle and altering your fitness regimen are essential for overhauling your physique, nothing is more vital to eliminating …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

Japanese souffle Cheesecake

Leave the cream cheese at room temperature to soften. *1<p>Prepare the 17cm(or 7”) in diameter and 7.5cm(or 3”) tall round cake tin. Spread unsalted …

Step Up Your Photography Composition with 13 Tips From Pros

Composition is the heart of your photography, Here’s wisdom from 6 world-class photographers.<p>Joe McNally tells you to bend the rules, Camille Seaman …

Photography

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Some people seem to 'click' with everyone they meet — and a psychologist says there are a few reasons why

If you've been on even a single date, then you've likely taken part in some post-date analysis. <i>Was she cute? Was he smart? Was there a spark? Did you have —</i> as if anyone even knows what this means <i>— chemistry?</i><p>Platonic meet-ups rarely get analyzed in as much excruciating detail — in real life or in …

38 Kitchen Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

A two-in-one food chopper, slow cooker liners, and 36 other favorite products from our posts this year.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science | Inc.com

Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon landing. Is there anything to do in this situation except change the subject …

Ohio State University

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

Yes, Designers can use git too!

Version control is a system which records and stores every change made to a set of files, so that you can go back to a previous state at any time. …

Creative people see the world differently than the rest of us — and it gives them an edge

Creative people can literally see things that others can't.<p>A new study published in the "Journal of Research and Personality" suggests that people who display high levels of openness in a personality test (which researchers say is the driving force of creativity) also experience a unique phenomenon …

This clever diagram shows what would happen if we designed homes like city streets

We're so used to big, multi-lane roads snaking through our cities that we don't even think about how inefficient it all is.<p>Taras Grescoe, author of the book "Straphanger," illustrated the absurdity of the situation with the diagram below.<p>We often push all the amenities that make urban living …

Creating value through sustainable design

Companies can promote sustainability by following good design practices to provide innovative and aesthetically pleasing solutions for customers and …

15 Beautiful Examples of Mobile App Wireframes

Wireframe sketching forms an integral part of designing any mobile app. It is the first and foremost step for a designer when beginning to map out …

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

Researchers showed off new tools to augment human creativity at Siggraph, the year’s biggest computer graphics conference.<p>Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer …

Three Attitudes that Lead to Maintainable Design — Sketch

1 — Symbols<p><b>DRY Principle (Don’t Repeat Yourself) — </b>Designer waste a lot of time in managing their design files, even more than time took to design …

Material Design