Kirsten James

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Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Time Management

How To Deal With Irrational People In Business

In business, you get to interact with a lot of unique personality types. Some people are characterized by ambition while others are motivated by a higher calling to make a difference in the world. I’ve found that more often than not if you can identify what drives an individual on a personal level, …

Self-help

'Do What You Love' Matters in Life Outside Work, Too

We’ve all heard the advice to “do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.” I really like the sentiment, but I don’t fully …

Happiness

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

<b>We get promoted because of our IQ and we get fired because of our lack of EQ.</b><p>I remember when I was first promoted to a leadership position, I was so proud, and yet I was so unprepared too.<p>It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the …

Emotional Intelligence

20 Ways to Supercharge Your Ability to Learn

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The brain science behind tackling stress

After a busy and stressful year, I recently found myself physically and mentally exhausted with a very real need to relax. A last-minute holiday felt …

Mindfulness

A Stanford professor says eliminating this one daily behavior can make you more successful

The goal of design thinking, a concept developed by Roth and other Stanford engineers, is to get at the heart of a problem and then fix it, stripping away unnecessary layers of deliberation and hesitation. It can be used to improve on any product or experience, from a lightbulb to online …

Selfies

The Key to Success in Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Business Strategy