John Pasquin

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The Only Way to Keep Your Resolutions

New Year’s Eve is a time to set goals: to eat better, to save more money, to work harder, to drink less. It’s Day 1 on the road to a “new you.” But this road, as we all know, is difficult to follow. Humans are notoriously bad at resisting temptation, especially (as research confirms) if we’re busy, …

Psychology

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

The Philippine Bucket List: 20 Challenges Every Filipino Traveller Must Complete

“Huwag maging dayuhan sa sariling bayan!” (Don’t be a foreigner in your own country!) I’ve always believed in this line so I urge myself to explore …

Fish

29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die

If you live in the U.S., you don't need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.

National Parks

Top 10 Waterfalls You MUST SEE in the Philippines

<b>Top 10 Waterfalls You MUST SEE in the Philippines</b><p><b>When in Manila</b>, putting together a list of the top waterfalls in the Philippines prooves to be much …

Christmas Eve

3 Tips for Better Black and White Conversion using Lightroom

Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and …

Tutorials

The Photographer’s DIET: The 4 Key Elements that Make a Great Photo

What’s the ‘recipe’ for a great photograph? As we embark on this new 365-day journey called “2017,” our friends at COOPH teamed up with photographer …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

7 Productivity Tips, Backed by Science

Did you get everything done you wanted to yesterday? What about the day before? As productive as we try to be, sometimes it just doesn’t cut it.<p>But …

10 Ways You Can Model the Success of Millionaires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a Market Insights Report, there were 10.4 million U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more in 2015 (wealth not including their primary residence). This number is at an all-time high, up from 10.1 million in 2014.<p>…

Self-improvement

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

Several years ago, colleagues and I were invited to predict the results of a start-up pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech entrepreneurs were competing to win thousands of euros in funds. We observed the presentations, but rather than paying attention to the ideas the entrepreneurs were …

Body Language

20 Things the Most Respected Bosses Do Every Day | Inc.com

<i>(Check out the related article: 20 Phrases the Most Respected Bosses Never Say)</i><p>Think about the best boss you've ever had.<p>Maybe you're fortunate, and we're talking about the person you call your boss today. Maybe it's someone you recall fondly from years ago. (Maybe you don't have a boss--good for …

Leadership

11 Grammar Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Work E-Mail

Make a good impression in person <i>and</i> in writing. A professional and well-written e-mail tells the person you are communicating with that she deserves …

Linguistics

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.<p>In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong", the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order to become world class.<p>If …

Self-improvement

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

❤️ ❤️ ❤️<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."<p>It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Here are 13 things mentally strong people do not do, …

Self-help

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

10 Best Photos of 2016

BY TIME’S PHOTO DEPARTMENT<p>2016 has been a year like no other. From the U.S. campaign trail to the refugee crisis and the Olympics, the news has kept …

Rio De Janeiro

These Photo Contest’s Winners are Setting the Bar Very High in Photography

The Siena International Photo Awards, which is on its second year, has just announced its winners. There were a total of 11 categories which include …

Public Speaking

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary to Sound Smarter

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

How to Manage Your Anxiety When Presenting

Do you get nervous speaking in public? Learn how to mitigate your fear.<p>Insights<p>March 19, 2018<p>Written<p>In her new book, “How We Work,” Stanford GSB …

Public Speaking

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

9 speaking habits that will make you sound smarter

Eloquent people sound smart, regardless of how intelligent they are. The opposite is true as well. Smart people who are incoherent— like some engineers I've known — often come off as if they're of limited intelligence.<p>Fortunately, eloquence is a skill that can be taught, practiced, and mastered. …

Public Speaking

17 communication habits of highly likable people

How do they do it? One of two ways: Either they're born with an instinct, or else they study what works best and incorporate those routines into their daily lives.<p>Chief among these habits are the verbal messages that they communicate to others.<p>Here are some of the most important things they do — …

Body Language

9 phrases smart people never use in conversation

We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling …

Google Plus

The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far

We’re in the heart of the summer movie season, and that means theaters are mostly catering to things with superheroes or orcs or angry birds or more …