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To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Time Management

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

The Exact Script This 20-Something Founder Used to Successfully Cold Email the Biggest Names in Business

WayUp's Liz Wessel connected with business legends when she was still only a college student.<p>Liz Wessel, the 28-year-old CEO of Millennial job-hunting startup WayUp, clearly knows a few shortcuts to success. Before she's even passed her 30th birthday, Wessel has started a successful college …

Employment

9 incredibly successful people who made their careers in their 30s

For many people, their 30s are the period of their lives where the biggest changes take place, like moving across the country, changing career paths, or settling down.<p>It's also the decade when many people move ahead professionally. There are plenty of incredibly successful people who got their big …

If You Lost Your Job, Here's How To Avoid A Downward Spiral

It’s an unusually chilly, gray June Sunday morning that feels as if it should be October. I’ve been procrastinating while thinking of some interesting topics to write about and started browsing my past articles to trigger a spark or expand upon previous themes that I didn’t quite get right the …

Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

Steve Siebold has spent the last 30-plus years interviewing over 1,300 self-made millionaires and billionaires. And during that time, he's noticed …

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …

Motivation

I Changed One Thing About My Morning Routine, and My Anxiety Disappeared

Santa Monica Boulevard is a well-traversed thoroughfare that connects West Los Angeles with the upscale shops of Beverly Hills, the rainbow-streaked …

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Holistic Medicine

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

Successful people hate the question 'Can I pick your brain?' — here's what you should ask instead

You <i>think</i> it's a simple, innocuous question. After all, "can I pick your brain?" doesn't seem to be harmful or annoying in any major way. But several CEOs and senior executives who we spoke to <i>hate</i> this question; it's self-serving, wastes time and isn't reciprocal, they say.<p>As Connie Chi, founder and …

Constantly imagining the worst case scenario is called 'catastrophising' — here's how to stop your mind from doing it

• <b>Some people always let their minds jump to the worst possible conclusions.</b>• <b><br>This is known as catastrophic thinking, or "catastrophising."</b>• <b><br>It's a habit</b> …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

How to land a meeting with an extremely busy person

In today’s hyper-networked world, it’s become increasingly clear that having <b>a supportive squad</b> of boss friends in high places can help you achieve …

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Weight — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in …

Exercise

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize

<b>Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize</b> will help give you the tools to transform your situation with ideas to propel you to greater heights. …

Motivation

I’ve applied for many jobs without getting a single interview. What am I doing wrong?

My guess is you’re making the same mistake most people do: you’re making your resume about you instead of about the reader!<p>Shock is the reaction I …

Employment

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 …

Management

5 powerful mental exercises that will help you ace your next job interview

Getting fired, laid off or quitting a job can be a major stressor and often leads people to feel worried or anxious.<p>"It can be traumatic and a major …

How to Never Quit Learning Something New

You're reading How to Never Quit Learning Something New, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

Can't Get Hired Because You're Overqualified? This 1 Technique Convinces Hiring Managers Otherwise

"Experience Discrimination" is actually a thing. Here's how to deal with it...<p>As a career coach, I've seen a recent rise in the number of job seekers who feel they're getting passed over by employers because their overqualified. They usually tell me they feel their age is the issue. In reality, …

Career Development