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9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Confucius has a message for business leaders who want to succeed: reflect

One of the most admirable and arguably underrated qualities of leadership is the capacity for reflection. Confucius called it the most noble way to …

Espionage, LSD and a man walking a rabbit – welcome to Europe's new Capital of Culture

A man walks his rabbit – yes, rabbit – in the town square, puffing on what definitely isn’t a cigarette as the floppy-eared bunny hops along the cobbles on the end of a leash. Welcome to Leeuwarden: a European Capital of Culture for 2018.<p>It takes six minutes for the rabbit walker to stagger across …

3 Simple Productivity Hacks That Will Rejuvenate Your Brain

Maximum productivity awaits.<p>At work today everyone is constantly connected and inundated with new information, leaving little time for rest or self-reflection. This constant connectivity gives the impression of constant productivity, but never stepping away means that the mind doesn't have time to …

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Happiness

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Relationships

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Science

Here are 3 ways you can make her orgasm multiple times, study reveals - IBTimes India

A study reveals three ways how you can satisfy her better with multiple orgasms.<p>A study recently conducted by the Indiana University in the US and …

This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Suresh Rathinam's answer to What's an efficient way to overcome procrastination?

I was a very bad Procrastinator for a very long time, until I really understood the basics of why I procrastinate.<p>In order to understand why you …

Hiking in the Nordic countries

The Atnsjøen lake and the Rondane massif.<p>In the Nordic countries of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden there are large sparsely populated areas …

The Witcher 3's first three hours show off this sequel's changed attitude

I've never been a big fan of The Witcher.<p>When I reveal this tidbit to CD Projekt co-founder and CEO Marcin Iwiński, at first I'm worried that I've upset him. Then he grins and makes a joke about kicking me out of the preview event I'm attending.<p>It's not that I haven't tried, of course. I played …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

How to Pick Sunglasses for Men

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Top Five Skyrim Mods of the Week - Welcome to Westeros

Download this week's mods:<p>Game Of Thrones Adaptation Mod For Skyrim v3 by Kualan <br>Skyrim Nexus Link<p>Game of Thrones - Followers by Donker316 <br>Skryim Nexus Link<p>A Game of Thrones weapons by Urwy <br>Skryim Nexus Link<p>Game of Thrones- Dire Wolf Companions by SpiralDynasty <br>Steam Workshop Link<p>Baratheon Armor by …

Game of Thrones

Cold Water Shaving: The Benefits and Pleasures of a Splash of Cold Water | The Art of Manliness

When I watched the HBO series <i>Band of Brothers</i>, I was struck by how the soldiers, ill-supplied, freezing, and wearily dug into the snowy trenches of …

How to Deadlift: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series where we’ll show how to perform basic weight lifting exercises. Last time we covered the High-Bar …

Manvotional: Leadership and Responsibility | The Art of Manliness

This is a different kind of Manvotional…a short audio interview rather than a piece of text. But I heard it today on NPR’s “To the Best of Our …