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20 Of The Best-Selling Beauty Products From Amazon In 2016

Amazon is the go-to beauty resource for those who are just too damn busy to get to the store. It's a life-saver when you've just run out of your …

Sensitive Skin

People Can be Truly Unbiased - Fact or Myth?

Can People be Unbiased?<p>People can’t be truly unbiased; we are hardwired with bias and create bias constantly as part of the natural neurological …

Critical Thinking

Back To School At High Point University: Five Business Lessons Taught By Dr. Nido Qubein

Most colleges and universities are now back into the routine of education. Students returned in late August and early September to begin or resume their studies. I recently returned from High Point University. No, I wasn’t dropping my kids off at college. I was there to learn from Dr. Nido Qubein, …

There Are 7 Types of Ultra-Likable Leaders: Which One Are You?

As you scan the horizon looking for the next best class of Millennial leaders, make sure they fall into one (or all) of these categories.<p>First the bad news: 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop their leadership pipeline. But only <i>40 percent</i> believe their current pool of …

Leadership

Winning Companies Lead With A New Culture Mindset

With today’s interactive social media and the real-time Internet, both customers and employees see inside your company easily, so you can’t hide your real company culture. At the same time relationship perceptions have become the biggest drivers to customer loyalty and employee engagement. Thus in …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Thought Leadership

Evernote Bootcamp: Tame Your Notebooks With A Table Of Contents

Since my Recipe article last week, I’ve gotten to know a bit more about how you all use Evernote. Not unsurprisingly, I’ve discovered that not everyone clips notes in the same way. Some people toss everything into the same notebook, relying on the Search function to find things. Others are big …

7 Ways You Can Damage Your Kids By Staying In A Bad Marriage

Therapists caution against staying together for the kids.<p>When you're getting a divorce, there's no real way of knowing to what extent your decision will affect the kids.<p>Still, if your marriage has created a toxic home environment, they're probably better off getting some distance from it, said …

Self-esteem

Run Your First 5K Like a Boss: The 4-Week Training Plan You Need

3.1 miles? Done.<p>Sure, running might <i>seem</i> easy—just lace up your sneakers and go. But the thought of actually training for a race can be intimidating AF.<p>That's exactly why you should start with a 5K. At 3.1 miles, this distance is totally doable, even if you've been sticking to the elliptical since …

13 Habits of Phenomenally Successful Leaders

Great culture is the extent that people are motivated and supported to do great work.<p><i>In running or managing a business, what are the most important things you can do as a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Obsessed AF: 5 Beauty Products I Can't Get Enough Of

<i>As a beauty writer, I live and breathe products. There is a constant flow of new skincare, makeup and hair products making their way into my hands on the daily, so it's a big deal when I declare that I'm "obsessed AF" with something. This series will detail the products that are *everything* to me</i> …

Skin Care

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These quotes will give you the spark you need--and motivate you to reach even greater heights.<p>Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's …

21 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, " What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology? " and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms …

Psychology

10 Project & Task Management Tools To Try

a<p>If you find it difficult to manage your team and projects or find difficulty in keeping them at top productivity levels, then a project management …

Project Management

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Evernote

Spring Cleaning Your Digital Spaces (the Evernote Way)

Spring is my favorite season. Forgotten flowers begin to wake from their deep winter sleep, the morning breeze is just the right temperature, and …

Productivity

The Surprising Truth About Modern Hook-Ups

Over the past decade, the media have published breathless—and often ominous—reports of young adults engaging in “hook-ups,” a supposedly new type of …

College & University

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Get Motivited: Fitness Girls That Will Inspire You Be in Shape.

Fitness experts say it doesn't take much effort or money to design an effective workout program at home. Things like fit balls, dumbbells, exercise …

4 marathon running tips no one will tell you about

Runners make the biggest mistake of clocking most miles, but the quality of running is poor. Which is why they don’t see results.<p>While training you …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sexual Satisfaction

• People who have regular orgasms live longer, seem to have less stress and enjoy lower rates of heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and …

‘Arousal-first’ desire may be more typical for women, and it doesn’t need a cure

The vanguard of this country's sex research involves a La-Z-Boy chair sitting opposite a flat-screen TV, inside a cinder block room in Kingston.<p>Decorated sparsely with a poster of Claude Monet's <i>Water Lillies</i>, this is the decidedly unsexy "participant room" of the sexuality and gender lab at Queen's …

Here’s What Scientists Aren’t Telling Us About Learning

It’s rare for educators to be kept in the scientific loop, and rarer still to encounter research that might actually compel us to change our teaching …

Teaching

7 Ways People Can Change Your Mind

When someone tries to persuade us to do, buy, or say something, we face a variety of forces. From advertisers to political candidates to your own …

Psychology

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

From Zero To Ultra in 12 Months: How I Did It

<b>In your fitness life, one of the greatest challenges you can undertake is to run an ultra marathon.</b> While the thought of running a marathon (26.2 …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …