Kasia Poleszak-Langner

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9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships | Inc.com

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success …

Relationships

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

I'm one of those people who just want to make everybody's day. I love humanity! Each man's joy is joy to me! Let's be honest, though: I can't spend …

#WTF Is a Vision Board?

Photo by bmevans<p>Remember when homework consisted of cutting out pictures we liked from magazines and pasting them on poster board, collage style? It …

Motivation

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

Numb

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our …

Loving Others Without Expecting Them to Fill a Void

<b>“You must love in such a way that the other person feels free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Conventional notions of what it means to love are populated with …

Thich Nhat Hanh

11 Habits You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Are your habits and routines sucking up your happiness?<p>Oftentimes we unknowingly hold on to little, obsessive habits that cause us a great deal of …

There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness<p><i>"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness."</i><p>In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and …

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.<p>For at least the last decade, the happiness craze has been building. In the last three months alone, over 1,000 books on happiness were …

Money Tips: 10 Best Personal Finance Books of All-Time

Money management is one of the most important skills a young person can develop. Unfortunately, many people lack even the most basic money management …

7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing | Inc.com

The older I get, the faster time flies. A month seems to go by like a day. It's hard to fathom that half the year is gone and I am already busy helping clients assess their Q1 and Q2 accomplishments. Some of my clients are ahead of schedule; others are a little behind. Of course, I know of many …

Brainstorming

140 Ways to Change the World

Smile when you make eye contact with someone.<p>Hold the door open for the person behind you.<p>Send a hand-written thank you card to someone who assisted …

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

Family isn’t always blood. They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and …

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35 Lessons Learned in 35 Years

A collaboration between Srini Rao and David Crandall - Every year on his birthday Srini shares one lesson for each year he's been alive. This year he asked if I'd like to design and illustrate his 35 lessons. Being his business partner (and friend!), I said "HECK YA!!!" This is what we came up …

The Surprising Weekend Habits Of Highly Effective People

It's a vicious cycle: We get more stressed at work as the week goes on, but once the weekend rolls around, instead of taking time to rest and recharge, we're busy checking things off our to-do list and responding to neglected emails. When the alarm goes off on Monday morning, we start yet another …

Making Your LinkedIn Profile Attractive to Employers

Linkedin is a network matching job seekers with employers, however there are times when some profiles aren't attractive employers. Read how to change …

36 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s our Sunday round-up of our featured startups this week from across the region. Remember, for startup tips and story suggestions, feel free to …

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

Vietnam War

10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Money

The U.S. has been making money since 1792. That first money was in the form of coins.<p>These early coins were made of precious metals and had actual value. It wasn't until 1862 during the Civil War that the Department of Treasury produced paper money, which isn't actually paper; it's cotton.<p>It was …

War

How a Leader's Behavior Affects Team Members - Switch & Shift

How a Leader’s Behavior Affects Team Members<p>Leaders or managers have the unique potential to serve as an energizing force within organizations today. …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking

Household 3D printers pay for themselves in short order

Life-cycle economic analysis of distributed manufacturing with open-source 3-D printers (paywall link), a new paper published in <i>Mechatronics</i>, …

Hulu Announces Three New Original Series, Including an Animated Witness Protection Sitcom, and Puts Dates on Several More

One day your grandkids will say to you, "You used to watch shows on a <i>television</i>? Loser." And then you'll cry because you'll be old and unable to …

TV

In 3 Charts, You Can See Why The Philippines Is Now The Hottest Economy In Emerging Asia

For years Brazil, Russian, India and China were the world's emerging market darlings. But concerns have grown around each of these.<p>In China, there is a fear of a hard landing. India's growth is at a 10-year low and the rupee has weakened exacerbating its woes. Brazil has also seen an economic …

Asia

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Los Angeles

What’s Your Financial Personality Type? Take This Assessment

We as human beings love to analyze ourselves and figure out why it is we do the things we do. There are a number of personality tests out there, all …

Nataly Kogan, Founder Of 'Happier,' Says That Pancakes Are The Key To Happiness In Her TEDTalk (VIDEO)

On the pursuit of happiness? According to Nataly Kogan, co-founder and CEO of Happier, Inc., your search could end with a smiley-faced pancake.<p>In her TEDTalk, "How Pancakes Can Make You Happier And Change The World," Kogan explains that the key to happiness lies in collecting the small, bright …

“The More You Fear Missing Out, the More You Actually Miss Out”

The world provides a lot of opportunity and gives us the chance to try many great things. Doing so, however, can stretch our time too thin. As Adam …

University of Pennsylvania

The Key to a Well-Lived Life: Lighten Up!