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If You Want To Your Next Presentation To Lead To The Decision You Want, Do These 6 Things

How you structure your presentation is just as important as how well you present it. If you do these six things when presenting for decision, you up your odds significantly of getting the decision you want.<p>Whether you work for a start-up and are presenting to Angel investors or a big company …

Management

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

Alternative Medicine

So You Might Want to Call Off Your Wedding—Now What?

From the vantage point of a Facebook album, marriage is a fairytale come to life. But the months leading up to the big day can be some of the most stressful and nerve-wracking a couple will experience.<p>Julie, 29, always sensed her ex had severe anger issues. But she was eager to get married and have …

Weddings

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

Nutrition

Why Customer Experience Can't Be All Data Driven

Metrics shouldn't be your only guiding factor in shaping the customer experience. Consider the emotion behind the data.<p>Customer experience (CX) is reshaping the way brands do business. Having a customer-centric approach is no longer a buzzword, it's a linchpin to the success and longevity of …

Customer Experience
Time Management

9 Differences Between Loving Your Partner And Being In Love With Them, According To Experts

We've all heard the classic line — either in real life or in movies — that goes a little something like "I love you, but I'm not <i>in love</i> with you." It …

Relationships

This Study of 300,000 Leaders Revealed the Top 10 Traits for Success

According to leadership development consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, these are the skills that leaders need to succeed.<p>Leadership was once called by historian James MacGregor Burns "one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth." Given the results of some recent …

Leadership

How to Make Good Decisions By Using 3 Simple, Powerful Questions

Tough decisions will come a lot, especially if you are striving for innovation. Jeff Bezos, Marie Forleo and I keep our cool by asking these 3 queries<p>There are challenging crossroads in any career path of significance, from leaving a dead-end job to pivoting a product to pursing a risky idea. I've …

Wall Street

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Source: puhhha/Shutterstock<p>Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for …

The Brain

Bee Colonies Draw an Uncanny Parallel to the Neurons of the Brain

The two 'super-organisms' seem to follow the same rules.<p>The human brain follows certain laws, which govern how the complex organ reacts to stimuli …

The Brain

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Millennials are leading the consumerization of healthcare — Digital health will help drive wearable shipments — Paper records remain a data hazard for patients

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, the newsletter providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by Business Insider Intelligence.</i><p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from you. Write me at:</i> <i>lbeaver@businessinsider.com</i><p><b>MILLENNIALS</b> …

Digital Health

This is no room for error

What Could<p>Anything and everything, according to risk consultants.<p>Photography: Yoshihiro Makino<p>Illustrations: Zach Roszczewski<p>.<p>Most of us walk through life blind to the hazards around every corner. Little things, like an uneven sidewalk or an unsteady bookshelf, don’t usually register as potential …

Management

Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes Recipe

"I love this recipe. It's great paired with salad and/or brown basmati rice. So Paleo. So delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon …

Tomatoes

The Best Meatloaf I've Ever Made Recipe

"When I was growing up, my mom never ever made meatloaf and I always wanted to try it - I finally tried it at a restaurant and loved it. When I moved …

England

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

A Once-a-Day Male Birth Control Pill Shows Promise in Human Trial

One of the latest experimental candidates for a male birth control drug is a compound that would be taken much like the daily birth control pill …

Medicine

The Best Places to See California's Wildflowers

California's wildflower blooms can be so dazzling that it's hard to believe they are real, not just when you see a photo, but when you're standing …

Wildflowers

Bill Gates's "New Favorite Book of All Time" Is a Refreshingly Positive Read

Like all creative geniuses before him, Bill Gates devotes a substantial amount of his free time to reading. Luckily for us, he's made a habit of …

Self-improvement

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly explains how seeing planet Earth from space changed his perspective on life

NASA revealed in March that after his year in space, 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly's genes may have permanently changed their expression.<p>But when we recently interviewed him for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It," he said the experience changed him personally, as well.<p>"I think it …

Space Exploration

3 Books That Can Teach You Unforgettable Life Lessons

They'll change the way you see the world.<p><i>What book taught you the most important lesson that you still remember? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, author of</b> …

Self-improvement

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

This 30-Minute Strength, Cardio, and Pilates Core Workout Is Here to Torch Calories

Get ready to sweat! This challenging workout from celeb trainer Kit Rich mixes circuit training, cardio, and Pilates core exercises and works every part of your body. You don't need equipment for this one, just a positive attitude! And Kit will definitely keep you motivated. Press play, and get …

Exercise

A Bright Red Flag for Democracy

Survivors of the Parkland massacre are getting a crash course in civics, and learning that corporations are more responsive to customer concerns than lawmakers are to their constituents.<p>A week after the fatal shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some of the high …

Gun Control

Bill Gates just revealed his 2 favorite books of 2018 so far

Bill Gates has never been able to pick just one book.<p>So during an AMA session on Reddit on Tuesday, when a questioner asked Gates about the best book he'd read so far this year, Gates named two:<p>"There are two amazing books. One is Enlightenment Now by Pinker and another is Factfulness by Rosling," …

Self-improvement

20 Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Marriage

The most important ingredients that exist in an intimate relationship are connection, familiarity, openness, vulnerability, and acceptance. For …

The only 5 lifestyle changes you need to make to get fit and healthy, according to Ayurveda

The only 5 lifestyle changes you need to make to get fit and healthy, according to Ayurveda<p>Last week, I thought of myself as a reasonably healthy …

Why Would Anyone Ever Want To Be A Wife?

Benjamin Hoadly and his wife, oil painting by Francis Hayman, 18th centuryTo become a wife is to become complicit.The wife is dead; long live the …

Feminism