Kevin Michaels

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Not All Social Anxiety Is The Same. Here's How To Combat Each Type.

"Knowing what type of social anxiety you have is the first step in refuting your brain's insistence that you are not enough."<p>Social anxiety affects an estimated 15 million Americans, but it tends to play out in different ways for different people: Some of us freak out and assume we’ll have nothing …

Depression

Florida is one of the best places to retire in America — here's exactly how much it costs for a dream retirement in the Sunshine State

Florida is often called the best place to retire in the US. What more could one ask for during their golden years than to bask under the sun, live among the palm trees, and not pay state income taxes?<p>But enjoying such paradise involves a lot of planning. To find out just how much money you need to …

Retirement

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Behavioral Sciences

The Average Net Worth For A 50 Year Old In America

<b>The short answer is:</b> the average net worth of the average 50 year old is around $150,000. But the <i>above average</i> 50 year old has around $1,250,000. …

America's 100 Most-Loved Novels Were Just Announced. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Literature

7 Ways to Get Yourself Unstuck

<b>By Patricia Harteneck, Ph.D.</b><p>It's easy to get in a rut. Maybe you have goals but for some reason you are not reaching for them. Maybe self-judgment is …

Here's how much money you should save at every age so you aren't working forever

You're not the only one who struggles to save money. In fact, most Americans are pretty bad at it. A 2017 survey from GOBankingRates found that 57 percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Pamela Capalad, a certified financial planner and founder of Brunch & Budget, told …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

24 Mind-blowing Quotes on Success You Must Remember Every Day

1. Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. – David Frost<p>2. Before anything else, …

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p><i>Listen to this song while you read</i><i>? It's a beaut.</i><p>***<p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with …

Happiness

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

Even good, hard-working people destroy their careers with these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.<p>There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more …

Emotional Intelligence

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

In August 2015, a friend of mine applied for a job as a product manager at Google.<p>After the initial screening step, he received an email from the …

Employment

You’re probably searching for a better life—but what if you already have it?

Success is often the first step toward disaster. The idea of progress is often the enemy of actual progress.<p>I recently met a guy who, despite having a massively successful business, an awesome lifestyle, a happy relationship, and a great network of friends, told me with a straight face, that he was …

Happiness

The Fundamental Differences Between Leadership and Management

Combining visionary leadership and great management achieves winning results. Here's why.<p>Visionary leadership combined with great management achieves the best results. Seems obvious right? Then why do so many companies get it wrong, especially during times of needed change?<p>There are fundamental …

Leadership

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Fundamental Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

How to be a good listener: the experts' guide

Step one: stop talking. From that friend in need to your nightmare colleague, here’s how to hear and make a difference<p>A close friend was going through a terrible time this summer. As she cried to me on the phone in her lunch break or over coffee at the weekend, I tried to be the best friend I …

Volunteering

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

6 fixable flaws that are holding you back from success

To be successful, we have to first learn to guard against destructive behaviours — most people will be confronted with them (or even exhibit them) at some point in their careers.<p>Let me highlight six of the biggest mistakes for anyone in a leadership role.<p>These characteristics are what make us …

Business Valuation (Infographic)

By <b>Tim Vipond</b>, Corporate Finance Institute<p>Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and working on business valuations across a broad …

Do These 8 Things Daily to Increase Your Efficiency 1000%!

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 24 hours in a day. 1,440 minutes. Which at first seems like a lot, but dwindles with every passing second as you race to accomplish as much as possible before the sun sets. And it’s not just work. There’s always …

Productivity

Education vs work skills: what do employers really want?

Every year, approximately 5,300 colleges and universities in the U.S. busily churn out thousands of graduates. And American higher education remains …

What You Need To Know About Life – Paul Miller

Around May time last year I learned something that would change the way I approach things and reduce the amount of stress that I had in my life. It …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

What is a Product Manager?

As a 20-year product management veteran and the cofounder and curator of the world’s largest product conference, I often get asked what a product …

Product Management

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

20 Pictures Of Small Tips To Live A Satisfying Life

What does it mean to live a satisfying life? It means living a life in balance. It means making sure that your emotional, mental, physical, and …