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Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like As Much as Food, Money (and Even Sex)

Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted.<p>I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they walked away.<p>"He and I just had the <i>best</i> chat," she said. "What a wonderful conversation."<p>I smiled to …

The Brain

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Five Questions You Can Ask Instead Of 'How Are You?'

Last week, we introduced a new series of posts that will offer ideas for how to build energy, shape the future, and create high-performing teams. How can you do this? It starts with asking positive questions. (Find the first post in this series here for a review.)<p>Today we want to offer a makeover …

University of Michigan

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Self-help

9 Tips to Help You Co-exist Peacefully With Difficult People

Try out these proven ways to deal with difficult people and see how magically they work out for you<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Are you struggling to cope with difficult behavior of …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Who is to blame for Australia's stalled wages?

Australia’s union movement is in a period of soul-searching. After three decades of labour market “reforms”, the workforce has fractured and wage inequality has deepened.<p>Part-time and casual jobs have increased as a proportion of the economy, along with the number of people who say they want to …

Economics

13 signs you are highly emotionally intelligent

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 an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success — quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

To Reduce Burnout on Your Team, Give People a Sense of Control

There’s no question or debate that workplace stress levels are at critical levels and are escalating. The American Institute of Stress (AIS) reveals that 80% of us feel stress on the job and almost half say they need help in managing that stress. The StressPulse survey by ComPsych, an Employee …

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

Predictive HR Analytics

Analytics

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Fast Food

From Grammarly to WordRake: A Review of 6 Automatic Editing Tools

Have you ever wanted a magical editing wand?Just imagine: A flick of the wrist would be all that stood between you and the end of editing your …

Creative Writing

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Grammarly is one of the most used grammar correction and proofreading software in the world.<p>It has almost every feature you could imagine in ideal …

Microsoft Word

Grammarly vs. WhiteSmoke vs. Ginger – The Shootout Comparison!

Recently I've been involved in trying out some of the best grammar checking and proofreading tools like Grammarly, WhiteSmoke, and Ginger. As I've …

Microsoft Word

The School for Excellence | Who We Are

About TSFX<p><b><br>Who We Are</b><p>The School For Excellence (TSFX) is a leading Australian education provider that delivers educational services to help students …

Students

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

Due Diligence: Why You Should Assess A Leader's Capacity For Critical Thinking And Judgment

You might assume that “capacity to think” is something you don’t have to worry about if you’re in the process of selecting a new leader, whether it’s a new CEO or the founder of a company you’re investing in. You’d be wrong. Surprisingly, great credentials, a record of success and an impressive …

Leadership

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

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

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 teams--but the data shows they don't.<p>Not really.<p>The folks behind TalentWorks figured …

Employment

How To Start An SEO Campaign With (Almost) No Money

If you’ve been thinking about starting a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, you’ve likely run into a serious obstacle: money. Big-name agencies charge upwards of tens of thousands of dollars a month to manage a campaign, and hiring a new full-time manager and/or a suite of specialized …

Engines

The Culture Factor

Strategy and culture are among the primary levers at top leaders’ disposal in their never-ending quest to maintain organizational viability and effectiveness. Strategy offers a formal logic for the company’s goals and orients people around them. Culture expresses goals through values and beliefs …

Management

How To Beat Self-Doubt And Stop Selling Yourself Short

Van Gogh is reported to have said this: “If you hear a voice within you say ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”<p>Thank goodness he did.<p>Chances are you sometimes get into psychic wrestling match with a little voice in your head that chips away at your …

Self-confidence

So, You've Created a Website: Now, What?

Even if your content is amazing, and your offers competitive, you still have to promote your brand. Here are eight ways how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s almost 2018, and all the years (so far) that we've enjoyed web-based technology have produced an abundance of …

How to Master Meetings (Infographic)

Steps to solving conference call woes and make the most of your meetings.<p>There are between 36 and 56 million meetings every day in the U.S, but rampant inefficiency costs the economy over $1 billion each year. Luckily, there are many ways to eradicate the most common meeting malfunctions, allowing …

The 55 Best Questions To Ask To Break The Ice And Really Get To Know Someone

What’s the first question most people ask you when you meet?<p>It’s likely, “What do you do?”<p>This has become the new “How’s it going?” or “How about that weather?” and it’s awful.<p>If you’re anything like me, this question leaves you feeling sized-up and minimized. It’s as if the asker is thinking to …

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Blockchain will change finance forever

Blockchain protects the data from fraud and updates all the members concerned. It is what is known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), allowing a …