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9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

How to meet project goals by creating a work breakdown structure

A work breakdown structure helps deconstruct a project into individual tasks. Here's how to create one.<p>A work breakdown structure (WBS) is the …

Project Management

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

Raspberry Pi

You Can Have Super Dedicated and Engaged Employees Just by Doing These 7 Simple Things

The leadership choices you make and how you lead your people can make or break their motivation.<p>Whether you are starting a new business or you're helping to run one that has been around for a long time, every day can bring new and unexpected challenges and dilemmas. When you add employees to the …

Employee Engagement

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake.<p>2 min read<p>Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being hour-long slow-talking processes that rarely cover what they needed to cover, or they can be productive, to-the-point collaborative get-togethers that …

Infographics

Bill Gates says read this book if you want to be a better manager

Billionaire — and bookworm — Bill Gates has announced his latest reading recommendation, and it's based on the principals of the man who first taught …

Self-improvement

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Will Power

10 Things Every Long-Term Couple Will Fight About at Some Point

Any of these sound familiar?<p>Long-term committed relationships are hard.<p>There are massive benefits to them, of course, but it's challenging to live with someone day in, day out. You've got to cooperate, negotiate, communicate, and connect every single day (if you want to keep the relationship …

17 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the perfect quick-fix meal: adaptable, easy, and full of fresh ingredients, you only need a few minutes and a wok to get this meal on the table for …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself

You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do

Psychology

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

Self-improvement

19 Books These Top Executives Say Showed Them the Way to the Top

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

15 Budget Apps That Are Basically a Financial Adviser in Your Phone

Budgeting was once the stuff of meticulously detailed spreadsheets and carefully organized notebooks. But technology has come, conquered, and …

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Body Language

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Get your to-read list ready: 2018 is already a good year for reading.<p>We may live in challenging times, and there's no better escape than through a good book. From new novels from beloved writers to compelling non-fiction examinations of our modern world, 2018 has already delivered some excellent …

Books

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

4 Things That My Future Marriage Absolutely Must Have

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Personal Essay<p>Things a Marriage Should Have<p>4 Things That My Future Marriage Absolutely Must Have<p>Shares<p>My 20s are almost over and …

25 Signs He Loves You Even If He Doesn’t Say It Out Loud – Page 3

<b>#15 You’re the last person</b> he speaks to or texts at night. If he loves you, you’d be the first and last thing on his mind every time he wakes up or …

Want To Be A Great Storyteller? First, Break These Habits

The story you decide to tell matters just as much as how you decide to tell it.<p>You’ve heard dozens of times that you’re more likely to engage your audience when you tell a story in your presentation. A story that’s powerful and relevant can galvanize people and inspire action. But even otherwise …

10 Real Life Uses of Mind Maps

This article is dedicated to all of you that live in the fast lane and lack time to stop and reflect along the way. There is a simple and underrated …

This Best-Selling Leadership Expert Reveals the Simple Habits That Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

Before you lead others, you need to lead yourself. Here's how to do it best.<p>I recently caught up with Robb Holman over email to talk about his intriguing bestseller, <i>Lead the Way.</i> Holman is an internationally recognized leadership expert, executive coach, keynote speaker, and CEO of Holman …

1 Out of Every 6 Retirees in America Is a Millionaire--Here Are 8 Things You Can Do Today to Become One of Them

The median wealth for retirees is just over $200,000.<p><b>One out of every six retirees in America is a millionaire, according to a report from United Income.</b>• <b><br>Handling finances for retirement can be difficult -- the median level of wealth for retired Americans is about $200,000 -- but people are living</b> …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

99 Questions That Will Really Help You Get To Know Someone

Getting to know someone is all about asking the right questions. Armed with the right conversation starters you'll cut through the nonsense & get …

Relationships

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement