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Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

Project Management

These 3 Zodiac Signs Are The Most Psychic & Their Sixth Sense Is On Point

There are a myriad of ways that we perceive our surroundings. We as humans were given five senses upon birth, including sight, sound, taste, smell, …

Parallel Universes

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Leadership

Explainer: What is the Kanban system and how to get started with a Kanban board

We explain the basic principles of Kanban, introduce the Kanban board and look at Kanban vs Scrum<p>Managers may breathily whisper the word 'Kanban' to …

Freudian Theory

If you are even the most casual student of psychology, then you have probably spent a fair amount of time learning about Sigmund Freud's theories. …

Psychology

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

Project Management

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), director for partners in leadership, and an expert and author on breakthrough communications, global human resources, and talent development</i><p>If you're like …

Team Building

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Brené Brown and the rest are featured in this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

Leadership

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For $700 a month, Nicaragua could be retiree paradise

You can test drive a car, so why not retirement?<p>InternationalLiving.com, a magazine and website with a self-explanatory name, is holding a contest to "test drive" retirement in Nicaragua for a month – all expenses paid. That includes airfare and rent for the winner and a spouse or friend, plus …

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 …

A 30-Year-Old Who Quit Corporate Life to Earn 6 Figures Working Remotely From an Island Shares His Best Advice

"All of 2016 was me doing the side hustle on my lunch breaks."<p>In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>“We were floating …

Employment

Mindfulness Is So 2017. This Is the Practice That Will Bring You Peace in 2018, According to a Psychologist

Resolve to try this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're never good enough, are you?<p>Never happy enough, never relaxed enough.<p>And never, you know, sufficiently at one with the world, no matter how much you've been practicing …

Mindfulness

Passive income is the key to building wealth — here's how much work really goes into the most popular income streams

Passive income is the holy grail of ways to make money.<p>According to Wikipedia, "Passive income is income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the recipient to maintain it."<p>There are two key phrases in this definition that will help you define what …

Experts Say These Are 10 Types of Employees You Should Fire

Always check with your HR and legal department before taking action.<p><b>There are certain types of employees who shouldn't be tolerated at any organization.</b>• <b><br>Those types include whiners, antagonists, and chronically absent workers.</b>• <b><br>You should never fire an employee on a whim -- first consult human</b> …

Sexual Harassment

The Car You'll Be Driving Five Years from Now

Imagine it’s the year 2022, and you’re taking your next car out for a spin.<p>After unplugging it from the charging station, you settle behind the …

Solar Panels

How to invest when a market bubble bursts

To paraphrase one of the great gems of Wall Street wisdom, "Nothing infuriates a man more than the sight of other people making money."<p>That's a pretty good description of what happens during the late stage of a stock market bubble. The bubble participants are making money (at least on a …

31 Life Lessons Everyone Should Learn

"If you have a dream, follow it."<p>2. "People are going to have different thoughts, opinions, and intentions than you. It's important to realize that before you speak or act."<p>– annal4ad1111ea<p>3. "Be positive in everything that you do. Focus on the good things in life, not the bad."<p>– eloise90s<p>4. "Don't …

10 Things You Believe That Are Holding You Back From Success (and What to Do Instead)

Beliefs, much like stories, pass down from one generation to the next, and sometimes, new ones are created. But is what you believe in holding you back from ultimate success?<p>Beliefs. You've acquired them through your interactions with society, whether it was through your childhood experiences, …

Self-improvement

6 Books Anyone Who Is Serious About Leadership Should Read

Becoming a better leader takes continual skill development. These books will help you acquire and refine skills necessary to become a leader people want to follow.<p>Whether or not you're a natural born leader or you've just found yourself in a leadership role. You have to develop your leadership …

Leadership

How Can You Spot Really Good Leaders? They Do Any of These 7 Things Daily

With some things in life, like exceptional leadership traits, you can't just "fake it till you make it."<p>Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level leadership role, perhaps a CEO, and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn't leadership caliber.<p>Your next thought may be, <i>How in the world</i> …

Employee Engagement

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret

This Post is by Jeff Goins, Entrepreneur cum Author ofThe post How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret appeared first on iamwire.

Don’t Ever Just Wait For a Raise

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

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Narcissism

Baby Boomers Could Spark Affordable Housing Boom

They were the baby boomers at birth, and today as they “grow up” and eye retirement, some builders expect them to jumpstart an affordable housing boom.<p>According to a report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing, by 2035 more than one in five people in the U.S. will be aged 65 and older, and one …

If you want to earn more, work less

Studies show people who work less are more likely to get a raise or bonus than those who overwork. Mark Johanson reports on the downside of long working hours.<p>When Stuart Nomimizu relocated from Birmingham, England, to Tokyo his friends and family in the UK started to worry. Not only did they …

20 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Inspire You to Make Every Second Count

You’ve probably heard of ‘mindfulness’ over the past few years. It’s become incredibly popular in the western world thanks to countless research …