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Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Goal Setting

How to be a great mentor

<i>Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.</i>- Thomas A. Edison<p>Where does the decision to "try just one more time" originate? What quality keeps someone from giving up for just a little while longer -- just long enough to try one more …

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

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A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

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5 Underrated Conversational Skills of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

<i>Andrew Thomas is a co-founder of SkyBell Video Doorbell, a smart-home-security company that is making homes and neighborhoods safer with a video doorbell that lets users answer their door from a smartphone. SkyBell has raised millions in funding to date, was named a 2014 CES Innovations Award</i> …

Self-improvement

8 Activities To Do at Home That Relieve Stress

We all face stress on a day-to-day basis. But whether it’s an inconsiderate coworker, family responsibilities or a huge car repair bill that you …

Immune System

Common Daily Habits That Damage The Brain

Sometimes, we aren’t even aware that some everyday things that we do, can actively affect our brain and cause long term effects. Everything you do …

8 Daily Habits That Will Stop Your Brain Aging | Men's Health

<i>As for the negative effects of sitting at a desk all day, this could solve a lot of your problems:</i><p>Here are seven more quick tips for keeping your mind sharp now and long into retirement.<p><b>Pick Up Your Pace</b><p>Take a brief, brisk walk during the day to significantly reduce your dementia risk, suggests a …

A Harvard psychologist says these 4 habits can make you more confident at work

Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy wants you to banish both of those habits — for the sake of your confidence.<p>Cuddy is the author of "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," a book on the subtle yet powerful ways our posture can influence thoughts and emotions.<p>We don't just …

Public Speaking

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

Why You Avoid Difficult Conversations

If you spend any time reading advice or etiquette Q&A columns you will come across a question like this:<p>"How do I tell <i>[person]</i> that <i>[something person probably doesn't want to hear]</i>?"<p>For example:<p>I babysit my grandchildren one day per week and it's become too much - how do I tell my son that I don't …

A Checklist for Making Faster, Better Decisions

Managers make about three billion decisions each year, and almost all of them can be made better. The stakes for doing so are real: decisions are the most powerful tool managers have for getting things done. Setting goals (another tool) is aspirational, but making decisions actually drives action. …

Management

Don’t Be Afraid to Complain

Nobody likes complaining, but is it really <i>that</i> bad? Complaining feels cathartic. Complaining gives us something to talk about. Ninety percent of</i> …

Happiness

9 Books To Read If You Struggle With Anxiety

Managing anxiety can be a giant pain in the *ss. If you have social anxiety, for instance, then it can take a tremendous amount of effort to calm …

Books

How Leaders Can Balance Logic And Emotion To Make Better Decisions

The distinction between thought and feeling may be murkier than we imagine, limiting our decision making.<p>You’ve already heard how emotional intelligence leads to success. And you may have figured out how to channel your emotions into productive uses at work and in high-stakes decision making.<p>But …

Psychology

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Whether they beat themselves up over a mistake they made yesterday or fret about how they're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinkers are plagued by distressing thoughts--and their inability to get out of their own heads leaves them in a state of constant anguish.<p>While everyone overthinks things …

Self-help

Even Experienced Executives Avoid Conflict

Few managers will admit to actively avoiding difficult conversations with colleagues. But I’ve noticed that while many speak about the importance of candor for getting things done, managers often sidestep or steer clear of emotionally charged situations by pretending they don’t exist, delaying the …

Leadership

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

Goal Setting

4 Simple Ways Successful People Build Awesome New Habits | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, you are your business, so doing just …

Success

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

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How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …

Leadership

Turning Great Strategy into Great Performance

Three years ago, the leadership team at a major manufacturer spent months developing a new strategy for its European business. Over the prior half-decade, six new competitors had entered the market, each deploying the latest in low-cost manufacturing technology and slashing prices to gain market …

Management

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Confidence. You’re not born with it. Well, probably not. Like muscle mass, you build it up over time. Many of us don’t, though. We sheepishly slog through life at half-strength, not even close to living up to our full potential, at work, …

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How to wind down mindfully and relax before bed

… Read More >The post How to wind down mindfully and relax before bed appeared first on KrisCarr.com.

The Post

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

Leadership

Hack Your Morning: 7 Ways To Get The Day Off To A Great Start

There’s a reason so many movies start with a montage that could be titled “main character oversleeps.”<p>Those precious first minutes, often called the most important of the day, have the power to set the tone for the ensuing twelve hours—for better or for worse. It’s a topic by which the Internet at …

Productivity

40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind

<i>Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers … because asking the right questions is the answer.</i><p>In a recent ‘subscribers only’ email …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

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