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10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Happiness

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

Stressful Day? Pick One of These 5-Minute Habits to Feel Remarkably Better

Start small.<p><i>How can I relax after work? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by James Porter, Author of the book STOP STRESS THIS MINUTE and President of StressStop.com, on Quora:</b><p>Stress …

Mindfulness

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

To Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Use Abraham Lincoln as Inspiration

The Gettysburg Address follows a structure that will work for you, too.<p>Time magazine lists it as one of the 10 greatest speeches of all time. It is a poignant expression of the travails of a troubled nation. And it contains an opening line that most Americans can still recite years after they …

Abraham Lincoln

8 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>From …

TED Talks

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

33 Facebook tips and tricks everyone should know

There's a lot you can do with Facebook. It's the app you likely spend the majority of your time using on your phone, whether it's for finding the latest news or staying in touch with friends.<p>We've collected some of the best tips and tricks you may not know about. It's time to start using Facebook …

Social Media

13 Google Chrome Tips That Will Make Your Life Better

Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet …

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening)

True sales professionals have the desire and ability to help others, these are the skills needed to make that happen.<p>All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for …

Learning

Use These 5 Copywriting Tips In Your Sales Emails To Improve Your Response Rates

The best salespeople use these simple copywriting tricks to make their emails stand a world apart from the competition<p>We all get them: emails so careless or poorly written a fifth-grade student could produce a better message. What happened? And, more importantly, how did such a travesty go out to …

Copywriting

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

Time Management

16 Ways To Hit The Refresh Button In The New Year

After a jolly season of turkey dinners, holiday parties, Champagne cocktails and more social obligations than you can even remember, it's natural to want to pause and hit the refresh button in the new year.<p>That doesn't mean making a new year's resolution to lose weight. Instead, there are tons of …

Productivity

According to Science, Better Sleep Is Linked To A More Meaningful Life

Research shows that there's a strong connection between getting a good night's sleep and living a life of meaning and purpose.<p>As I write this, I'm operating on about three hours sleep. My flight last night from Newark to Fort Lauderdale was delayed twice for unexplained reasons and by the time I …

Sleep

Building a Better Self?

It sounds like a good thing to do, but psychiatrist and Buddhist teacher Mark Epstein says you should resist ego’s endless demands for …

Meditation

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

Ava DuVernay on How to "Pivot Towards Positivity" in Trying Times

In my new film, <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, we explore the idea that darkness moves faster than light. When I first started working on the story, I had to …

Ava DuVernay

4 Reasons to Have a Mentor at Work

As we progress in our careers, it's natural to start to feel like we really know what we're doing, and have our jobs down pat. But regardless of what career level you're at, it always pays to have someone to turn to for advice and insight.<p>Enter the mentor. Though some companies today offer official …

Retirement

Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs. Here's how they can do something about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Work-life Balance