Mohammed Abdul Majid

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Why you don’t want a nice boss

Just because a boss is nice, doesn’t mean he or she is any good. A tough, demanding manager will push you to do your best work.<p>Everyone wants a nice boss. And if a nice boss is one who respects me and my work, challenges me to get better and wants to see me grow as both a professional and a leader, …

Leadership

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10 things stopping you from living the life that you want right now — and how to fix them

No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens.<p>Maybe you think you don't have control. Maybe you think it's too late to change your path. Hogwash.<p>Patrick Sweeney is a guy who has always focused on building an amazing life. At any sign of …

Why Playing It Cool in a Relationship Won't Get You Anywhere

It's objectively less complicated to love something like pepperoni pizza or Ben & Jerry's Half Baked than it is to love another living, breathing …

Relationships

Diet During Diverticulitis Flare Up

Intestinal obstructions can result from a number of different factors: Strictures or scar tissue that has built up to the point where the intestine …

Forget learning to code: Every employee should know data analysis

“Learn to code.” Around the world, it has been a familiar refrain. And the world has duly learned.<p>Time was that the standard in-school computer education was little more than word processing, spreadsheets and some basic programming. When I taught at Cal Poly in the ’80s, undergrads all had to take …

Want to make a good impression on a first date? Avoid these 6 mistakes

Got a first date on your calendar that you're anxious about?<p>Relax, advised New York-based relationship and etiquette expert and author April Masini. "Dating is a process, and first dates are great opportunities to meet people and get to know them enough to decide if you want to go on a second date."<p>…

How I Lost 220 Pounds & Kept It Off For Good

Back in the 1990s, I went through a period of time when my weight was completely out of control. No matter what I did to lose weight, I just kept …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

I've been a CPA for more than 30 years, and here are the top 6 reasons rich people lose their money

Sometimes rich people lose their wealth. Things can go wrong.<p>Sometimes those things that go wrong are outside the control of the wealthy (i.e. random bad luck) but more often than not they are things that are completely within their control.<p>As a CPA, I've been advising wealthy individuals in money …

8 tiny things people use to judge your personality

This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, the majority of our judgments are …

Psychology

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of the most often-asked behavioral interview questions.) Here are some of the most common interview questions, along …

Employment

Our Careers Are Different, But What Dad Taught Me Is Universal: Father's Day Lessons In Leadership

Sorry, Wharton, but the best part of my business education has been the life-long leadership course taught by Edward Sable, now in its 114th semester. In honor of Father’s Day, I’d like to share some of its most important lessons, few delivered in lecture, most taught by example.<p>If you are the …

Leadership

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

From College Startup to $100 Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea that executives could only be found wearing suits or golfing gear pretty much went out the window with Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs. And while the image of the buttoned-up CEO is less pervasive these days -- especially in …

After studying rich people for 5 years, I realized there are 10 critical habits the wealthy learn from their parents

How do I know? I spent five years interviewing 177 self-made millionaires and 128 poor people and documented what I learned in something I call my Rich Habits Study.<p>What I learned from my five-year study was that habits are contagious. Almost all of these self-made millionaires picked up specific …

18 Things No One Tells You About Running a Half-Marathon with Your S.O.

It ain't pretty.<p>It sounds so freaking cute, right? You're working towards a big race with your partner-in-crime, complete with lots of high-fiving, emotional pep talks, and matching running playlists to boot. And while some of that definitely happens, it's hardly as rom-com worthy as you'd like. …

Marathons

How to do the most work in the shortest time

We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an ever-growing range of tempting distractions. Which is why it is so baffling that Paris has been identified as the city with the shortest …

Time Management

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

Personal Finance

How to build muscle: The basic guide for beginners

So, you want to know how to build muscle.It’s an answer in two parts, really. Is your ultimate aim to get big or get strong?Each goal involves …

Sports Nutrition

Science Says This Is How to Make the Perfect First Impression | Inc.com

Positive first impressions can link you to all kinds of crazy-good friendships and securities, so the more of them you can make, the better your odds often are for achieving personal and business goals. On the contrary, a negative first impression can obviously be much more damaging. Have no fear, …

Self-help

Upper Body Workout for Chest, Back, Shoulders, and Arms

Creating a strength training program can be daunting, especially when it comes to choosing your exercises. How do you know what to include in a basic …

Are You Destined for Entrepreneurship? Climb a Tree and Find Out.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The problem with careers is you never know if you’re on the right path. What if you could make a 10 copies of yourself, have each one follow a different career path, and find out which one turns out the best? Then you would know which way …

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

The Identity Crises of Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll never forget the freedom I felt walking into my office the first day after we decided to shut down SpaceSplitter and chalk it up to a “failure”. Not feeling like I had to convince myself or anyone else that today’s forecast was …