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How to Teach a Young Kid to Be Brave Without being Mean

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …

Parenting

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

Health Care

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

What’s Your Nipple Type? And 24 Other Nipple Facts

How we feel about our bodies and all its working parts can be loaded, but perhaps no body part elicits quite as much mixed emotion as the breast — …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

Dentists keep dying of this lung disease. The CDC can’t figure out why.

Seven of the patients were dead, and two more were dying of a rare chronic, progressive lung disease that can be treated but not cured.<p>It’s estimated that about 200,000 people in the United States have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) at any one time.<p>But the common denominator of a small group …

Public Health

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Self-help

A Passenger Sued Southwest Airlines for Exactly $74,999, and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

People asked: "Why not just round it off to $75,000?"<p>Perhaps you've read about the 24-year-old Harvard dropout who sued Equifax in small claims court over last year's mammoth data breach--and won--and whose company started funding other people's cases against the credit reporting giant.<p>Now, a …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader. Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

The Only Way to Argue That Actually Works

Want the best idea to win -- and to build a better team in the process? Start by learning to argue the right way.<p>I walked into the meeting with seven other supervisors feeling sure it would turn ugly.<p>We had completed performance evaluations for our employees, and now our job was to decide -- as a …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Afraid Your New Boss Will Overwork You? Ask This 1 Question in the Interview to Find Out | Inc.com

While it's very important to prepare for an interview so you can sound confident and clear in your answers, one part of interview preparation that's often overlooked is what questions the job seeker should ask the hiring manager.<p>I coach my clients to ask eight questions in the interview that can …

Communication Skills

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

Las Vegas

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

What are the best ways to increase sperm count?

Sperm count or total sperm count refers to the average total number of sperm present in one sample of semen. Sperm count is one of the several …

8 Tips That Will Make Your Japan Trip Easier

Traveling to a foreign country can be distressing in many ways: language barriers, geographical unfamiliarity, and trying to spend wisely are just some of the concerns that arise. Even when a destination is popular and well-traversed by tourists, it can still be hard to discover the best tips and …

Man Shuts Down Anti-Abortion Argument By Asking One Question

Writer laid out the dishonesty of pro-life zealots on Twitter<p>The topic of abortion is one of those issues that, like gun control, or where you stand …

Why Fukuoka Is a Foodie’s Paradise

These Are The Most Beautiful Streets And Neighbourhoods in the World

Tesla Model 3’s unique HVAC system explained in new patent

One of the first things that catch your attention in the Tesla Model 3 is its long and clean dash. It runs from one side to the other only encumbered by the cutouts for the steering wheel and the center touchscreen.<p>The clean minimalist look of the Model 3’s interior is mainly enabled by two things: …

How one man lost 50 pounds using the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet

He eats normally five days a week and fasts for two.<p>Fasting may seem like a drastic way to lose weight, but it can be safe and effective when done in moderation, according to self-improvement blogger Dave Wentworth.<p>The mechanical engineer, who lives in Michigan, decided to try the 5:2 intermittent …

Nutrition

A Cyberpunk Game That Uses Friendship As A Mechanic

Imagine a world where everything is controlled and monitored by computer programs. Every citizen has a unique ID given to them at birth. Bitphones …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

Who Gets Speeding Tickets and Why?

While we can't guarantee you won't get a ticket, here's what you can do to try to avoid getting pulled over.<p>As an attorney, I get asked all the time about what will and will not get you ticketed when driving. Are you safe driving 10 MPH over the speed limit? What about age? Who is most likely to …