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8 Conversational Habits That Kill Credibility | Inc.com

Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth. Based upon working with the readers of my free weekly newsletter, here are eight verbal habits that immediately mark you as somebody who's either foolish or …

Public Speaking

How The US Government Is Driving Innovation In Financial Services

Over the last two weeks, we saw two interesting innovations in the financial services industry introduced – by the federal government. During his State of the Union address, President Obama introduced “MyRA” a retirement account targeted towards new savers and the under banked. Many analysts have …

Business Tricks 20-Somethings Aren't Using | Forbes

5 Powerful Exercises To Increase Your Mental Strength

<i>The following guest post is by Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker in Lincoln, Maine. In addition to working as a psychotherapist, she is also an adjunct college psychology instructor and she serves as About.com’s Parenting Teens expert.</i><p>Psychology often discusses mental health — but what’s …

Speak Like A Pro: The Trick To Terrific Talking Is At The Tip Of Your Tongue

Anna Norville, an old friend and colleague, is more refined and eloquent than me (sorry, I mean, “than I”).<p>That’s not a state of affairs that I can tolerate, so I’ve constantly sought ways to improve and leave her in the dust.<p>Yet, every time I’d go to a Starbucks—which is twice on most days and …

Get Horizontal: 20 More Minutes Sleep Boosts Your Brain Power

What if 20 more minutes of sleep could boost your work performance 2-3x?<p>Would you get it?<p>Everywhere I go people tell me they’re not getting enough sleep. As an executive coach it’s key that I help my clients perform at their peak—sleep deprived or not. Recently I met with Dr. Jessica Payne, …

Early Birds Are Made, Not Born. Here's How I Did It.

People often ask me, “Are you a morning person?” I used to respond that “I am absolutely <i>not</i> a morning person. I hate getting up early and love staying up till 3 a.m., burning the midnight oil.”<p>I did that for many years. I consider myself an entrepreneur and a hard worker. I always try to push …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

Lesley Hazleton: The doubt essential to faith

Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story

Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

What We Learned About Technology From the 1999 Tom Clancy Film NetForce

Here at <i>Wired</i>, we talk a lot about the evolving relationship between technology and culture. In order to help our readers keep up with the fast-paced …

Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

The meatiest article I ran across on the Internet this week was also–maybe–a harbinger of doom for life as we know it. I mean Drew Crawford’s superb piece <i>Why mobile web apps are slow</i>. It’s long, and somewhat dense, but definitely worth reading if you’re technical enough to follow along.<p>Its upshot: …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …