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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

9 Words and Phrases That Make People Think You're Less Accomplished and Smart Than You Really Are | Inc.com

• <b>The language you use when you're talking to yourself affects your behavior.</b> <b>Certain words can make it harder to achieve your goals.</b>• <b><br>Your language also affects how other people perceive you. Certain words and phrases can make you seem less intelligent.</b>• <b><br>To that end, we collected a series of words and</b> …

Self-improvement

Recall of more than 663,000 dishwashers for fire risk includes Bosch, Thermador

Own a dishwasher at home? If so, it may be worth it to double check the manufacturer and model number. BSH Home Appliances, the manufacturer of Bosch …

Signing Her Grandmother's Do Not Resuscitate Order Led This Entrepreneur to Found a Health Tech Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Kelli Thomas-Drake intimately understands the frustration and powerlessness that plague the deeply emotional process of advocating for an ailing family member’s healthcare.<p>When her mother battled breast cancer, the Dallas entrepreneur …

ASCO guideline recommends early integration of palliative, standard oncology care

Patients with advanced cancer should receive dedicated, early palliative care concurrently with standard oncology treatment, according to ASCO’s …

Cancer

Early Palliative Care Improves Outcomes for Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients

<b>By Mark L. Fuerst</b> CHICAGO—Introducing palliative care shortly after a cancer diagnosis results in better quality of life and fewer depression …

Cancer

A partner's touch relieves pain, study shows

Lovers' heartbeats and respiration patterns tend to synchronize when the partners are simply in each other's presence. But what does the role of …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

My friend was dying. As his doctor, I had to tell him the truth.

It was a cold December morning in 2015, and Roger was slowly dying. With end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), he had been in and out of the hospital for months, each episode worse than the last. Once able to walk to his favorite corner store with an oxygen tank, Roger had morphed …

Health Care

The Most Powerful Leadership Tool You Have: Your Own Example

Leadership is tricky. It’s more than the title you hold within your company or how many people you manage, but how far does its definition reach? What is leadership? What makes a leader, and how do you improve your own ability to lead?<p>Plenty of definitions exist explaining what a leader is, and we …

Leadership

Asking the "Big Questions" in Life Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety

Whether or not you're religious, the holiday season does inevitably bring to mind questions surrounding faith and spirituality. It's …

Research Says It's Healthier To Breakfast Like A King, Lunch Like A Prince And Dine Like A Beggar

Many of us are rushing to get to work in the morning, or to start with our daily chores, so we tend just to grab something to eat on the go, and eat …

Nutrition

These Instagram Success Stories Might Just Prove That Traditional Marketing Is Dead

Is traditional marketing dead? As the web expands its ever-encompassing tentacles, and as long-standing mediums such as radio, television and print begin to fizzle out, while technologies such as social media and streaming video take their place, there’s an undeniable new reality setting in that’s …

Public Relations

5 Powerful Questions That Will Engage Employees To Do Their Best Work

Failure to adequately engage employees is resulting in monumental costs for companies.<p>The now well-cited Gallup 2014 study suggests that 7 out of 10 workers are unhappy with work. The same Gallup study suggests that an unhappy workforce can amount to $550 billion in lost productivity a year.<p>That’s …

Employee Engagement

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

6 Ways Coffee Can Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Active adults and athletes want to enhance athletic performance with stimulants but without potential adverse effects that can come from unregulated …

Exercise

How God Saved Me from the Prosperity Gospel

I am a pastor in a small village about 500 kilometers west of Nairobi—in Kenya’s sugar belt region. For the better part of my adult life, I was a …

How do people die from cancer? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Our consultation is nearly finished when my patient leans forward, and says, “So, doctor, in all this time, no one has explained this. Exactly how will I die?” He is in his 80s, with a head of snowy hair and a face lined with experience. He has declined a second round of chemotherapy and elected to …

Cancer

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

16 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

You're sabotaging yourself by checking email throughout the day.<p>Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad …

I’m a doctor. Preparing you for death is as much a part of my job as saving lives. - Vox

It wasn't until just before graduation that we talked about what to do when a patient is dying. A single three-hour seminar with a group of specialists from the palliative care service; at least it was mandatory.<p>The presenters were young physicians, and they seemed kind and thoughtful. But I …

6 simple gadgets improving life for those with dementia

Every 67 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.<p>It's a shocking statistic, but it's only the beginning. One in three seniors dies …

5 Bad Leadership Habits To Leave Behind In 2016

News Flash – there is no perfect leader. But there’s also no arguing the fact that some leaders are much better than others. So, what’s the difference between those leaders whose career trajectory rockets upward with great velocity, and those whose careers move at a snail’s pace, if at all? The …

Leadership

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

How Taking Off In An RV Saved This CEO’s Sanity–And His Business

Joel Holland worried his wanderlust would undo his business. Instead, it transformed it.<p>It was 2013, and Joel Holland should have been happy.<p>Holland had friends, a girlfriend, and was living the entrepreneur’s dream: his stock footage company, VideoBlocks, was profitable and doing $10 million in …

The CEO of a $30 billion company explains why tech companies overwork their employees

But long before he came to EMC and then to VMware, he was a rising star at Intel, with Andy Grove as his mentor.<p>He came to media attention in those Intel days for preaching to other techies about the importance of work-life balance.<p>Literally preaching. He's a dedicated Christian that goes to church …