Mike Skiff

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Sample List of Household Rules for the Entire Family

If you're like most parents, you may struggle to list your household rules off the top off your head. Although you know what behavior is acceptable …

Social Media Formula For Word Of Mouth Marketing

How To Use Social Media for Word Of Mouth MarketingWho do you turn to when you want to know whether to purchase a product or service? Word of mouth …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

A Young Steve Jobs Once Gave This Priceless Leadership Lesson. Here It Is in a Few Sentences

A pre-black turtleneck era Jobs defines the essence of great leadership.<p>A YouTube video that is circulating the internet shows a young and brash Steve Jobs candidly describing his feelings about management and hiring. It's a bit comical to hear him lambasting the idea of having professional …

Leadership

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times …

Marketing

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

Suspended – Medium

The Secret to a Happy Marriage Is In The Little Positive Moments

If you’ve spent any time on Tinder or Match.com, you know one of the most popular characteristics a person looks for in a potential partner is a sense of humor. Even John Legend told <i>ET</i> that he fell in love with Chrissy Teigen after seeing on Twitter and in texts how “engaging and witty and funny …