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7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Self-improvement

Trapped in the Success Mindset: Are You Feeding the Beast?

I’m not the first person to refer to this idea of the Beast and certainly won’t be the last. The Beast represents some entity that must continue to …

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict | Inc.com

Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of conflict has a massive impact on your success.<p>How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and …

Self-help

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

Middle Age

RICHARD BRANSON: Hiring older workers is the right thing to do

Here's a interview with Richard Branson last year, in which he gives his views on the value of older workers. Given the association of the Virgin …

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 …

Time Management

The Most Useful Life Skill Only Takes 1 Second to Learn (and It Will Instantly Change Your Life) | Inc.com

My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can take less than a second to have a mental shift, that mental shift can have huge ripple effects over the …

Self-improvement

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview | Inc.com

Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is one I very much enjoy.<p>Let's face it, there are tons of articles, opinions, and viewpoints …

Employment

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Self-improvement

Mens Vintage Washed Cotton Breathable Beret Cap Casual Newsboy Adjustable Golf Cabbie Hat

Gender:Men<br>Style:Beret Hat<br>Material:Cotton<br>Pattern:Embroidery<br>Color: Khaki, Army Green, Black<br>Occasion:Casual,Outdoor<br>Features: …

Sewing

These Are the Only 3 Websites You Should Use to Score Cheap Flights

As we near the end of summer, flight flash sales are becoming more frequent, but according to travel experts, you don't have to sign up to every …

You’ve Got This! 15 Quotes for Getting What You Want

To get the things you really want, you’ll have to do the things you’ve never done. You’ll have to push yourself and truly expand your comfort zone …

Everything’s Better in Miami | Express

Most of you know already where I am and what I am doing from my recent Instagram posts. I am in Miami kicking off my travel series. This is the first …

Time I

6 Grooming Blogs That Are Guaranteed to Change Your Game

While shaving remains a pesky chore, with me opting for the scruffy 5 ‘o clock shadow look more often than not, I have always been a sucker for a …

Men's Fashion

6 mistakes managers make that cause good employees to quit

Why do good people quit?<p>There are a lot of answers, but most speak to the huge impact that your supervisor has on how engaged you are at work (or how engaged you are in looking for another job).<p>In my line of work, I often work with teams that aren't doing well. There are a lot of reasons why teams …

Employment

This Is The Cold Email I Used to Connect With C-Level Execs at 22 of the World's Biggest Companies

With little more than a subject line and a body, I was able to establish rapport, build a client base and generate revenue for my company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sending a cold email can make you feel like a scientist searching for alien life -- once it shoots …

Selling

The Top 5 Reasons People Don't Make The Changes They Long For

<b>Part Of The Series “Living and Working Better”</b><p>Just this week, I worked with a client who, despite her efforts to build a new career path, hasn’t been able to achieve — or even move one step towards — her ultimate goals. We analyzed what’s in the way, and why the process of change towards what she’s …

Motivation

The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55%

Around the 10th unanswered application, the negative chatter started to kick in — and it sounded suspiciously like Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada."<p><i>Go home, Lisa</i>, said the small, icy voice in my head. <i>You're just not cut out for this. Also, you have no sense of style</i>. At my lowest point, …

Employment

8 questions to ask your CEO that make you look smart

Especially when there's a simple set of guidelines that can help you figure out whether your question is worth asking.<p>According to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," your …

Leadership

8 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Old Ride

There’s nothing wrong with holding on to an old car, racking up miles on the odometer and forming a connection with it. After a few thousand miles, …

Airflow

5 Reasons Most Leaders Are Not Qualified To Lead

I was selected for a leadership fast-track program at my first job after college. Entry to the program, similar to many corporate academy programs, was based on performance – meaning sales. But I expected the program to have different measurements for promotion to leadership positions. It didn’t. …

Leadership

A Male Garter That Ensures Your Shirt Always Stays Perfectly Tucked In

<b>Traditionally</b>, garters are won by women, first to hold up stockings and then for fashion.<p><b>More recently</b>, Slovenia-based brand NV has created the …

Clothing

What You Need To Know Before Buying A Suit Online

Every man will need a suit at least once in his life. Whether that be for work, a wedding, a divorce or a court appearance (you naughty boy, you), a …

Tailoring

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

Leadership

7 Steps To Reverse Diabetes So You Never Have To Take Insulin Or Medication Again

Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes has tripled its number of cases since the 80s, now affecting one in every four American adults and children. By …