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22 Presidential Quotes That Inspire Us to Be the Best Leaders We Can Be

In honor of Presidents Day, here are the most inspiring words of wisdom from our nation's leaders on how to best lead others and ourselves.<p>Universal principles apply to anyone that steps into the position of leading others. Whether we lead a company, a team, or a household, we can all benefit from …

How Smart Leaders Handle Employee Turnover

Turnover is a part of any organization. How you handle it will make all the difference.<p>"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."<p>It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional but he added …

10 things successful people do in their first month at a new job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you've decided to accept the offer, and survived your first day and your first week, you might think you're in the clear. But people are still watching, which means you still have an opportunity to impress.<p>Read on for 10 things successful people …

Success

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career coach to millennials, I’ve had plenty of new managers come to me, desperate to win approval from their team. It’s a classic case of manager …

Leadership

Want to Land One of the Best Jobs of 2018? Here Are 3 Smart Tips

It takes more than a degree and experience to land the best jobs.<p>Glassdoor just released its annual report of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018. Data scientist and DevOps engineer took the top two spots. But if you don't have the degree or experience for either of these, fear not! There are …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

59 Rules Of Adulthood Every Man Should Live By

Rules to live by<p>You thought there would be a eureka moment. A lightbulb would illuminate over your head, and suddenly you’d have all the clarity …

18 Web Series From 2017 That You Absolutely Need To Watch

There's cricket, engineering, history, live-in relationships, parental love, and a female Devdas.

Hummus 4 Ways

Here's 1 Leadership Trait that Only the Smartest Bosses Will Understand

This is raising the leadership bar high -- very high.<p>Those on the path to good leadership should raise the bar high -- very high. I say this because walking the higher road of integrity with eyes watching your every move in the 8-5 fish bowl can be a very lonely place.<p>But here's the hard truth of …

The 19 Best Beauty Tricks I've Learned After 10 Years as a Beauty Editor

Beauty has changed a lot since I started working in the industry back in 2007. If you can remember 2007, that was the year that the iPhone …

Healthy fast food menu options for vegetarians

From Starbucks to McDonald's, here are the best options for a healthy vegetarian meal at nine of the most popular fast food restaurants in the US.

Healthy Eating

New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses

When I first became a manager — an unexpected promotion soon after taking a new job — I found myself feeling awkward about the fact that I had been elevated above my peers. Still, my team was in the middle of a complex first-time project, so I wanted to impress my boss with my handling of it. My …

Leadership

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" 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 Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Stopping You From Getting Promoted

Talent alone is rarely enough<p>Too many people think that just being good at your job is enough to get you promoted. They think that talent is enough to make it to the top.<p>But surely, if you are good enough people will put up with some of the bad that comes with the package.<p>We're not all perfect, are …

1 Sign to Immediately Know Someone Has the Gift of Leadership

This is what will promote a work culture void of backstabbing, gossip, and throwing people under the bus<p>When you think of the word "transparency" in business and the workplace, what immediately comes to mind? Do you cringe at the possibility of being that open? That, perhaps, coworkers, direct …

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Happiness

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Time Management

10 Best Cities in America for Vegan Food

When you travel in the US, do you wonder about where to find vegan food? Here are the best cities where you’ll be spoilt for choice:<p>Portland<p>With 150 …

How to navigate office politics, according to a trauma expert

Politics are everywhere, even in the office.<p>When we form relationships, we create the potential for differences in opinions and conflicts of …

Self-help

10 Fitness Experts on What They *Really* Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

(It's not protein powder straight from the tub.)<p>Feeding yourself before exercising is an act of titration. Too soon after eating, and you throw up (or least feel like it). Too long, and you get dizzy. Then you keel over, your final resting place a mat slick with somebody else's sweat. But over …

This Is the Best Time to Make Your To-Do List

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.<p>And, according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Employment

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst — she's a CEO coach— but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old.<p>At that point, Scott says, you're taught: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all."<p>Then, when …

Leadership

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …