Kristi Carter

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Everybody Knows Better Than This 1 Simple Resume Mistake (But Most People Can't Stop Doing It Anyway)

Everybody says they know better. Then most people go ahead and do it anyway.<p>What if I were to tell you about an incredibly common resume mistake that prevents most people from getting the jobs they want--even when they're highly qualified?<p>It's a deceptive error that job seekers and employers rarely …

Employment

Harvard Research Reveals The One Thing You Need To Reach Your Greatest Leadership Potential

The secret to great leadership is right in front of you, but you may be looking in a different direction.<p>"Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." ~Lao Tzu.<p>So much of our leadership development today resides …

Leadership

Richard Branson Says You'll Be More Successful if You Develop This Daily Habit

Branson says that success is in the details, so he takes note of every single one--literally.<p>"Some of Virgin's most successful companies have been born from random moments--if we hadn't opened our notebooks, they would never have happened," Richard Branson wrote in a recent blog post. Note-taking …

Richard Branson

10 things smart people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: They have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even …

Self-improvement

How to lose weight by reinventing your breakfast

If you’re looking to lose weight in 2018, consider rethinking your breakfast.<p>In her diet book “Target 100,” weight-loss expert Liz Josefsberg says …

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

How to switch to a plant-based diet in 2018

Many studies this year have shown how cutting down on meat and switching to a mainly plant-based diet can boost health. Lowering cholesterol, …

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

The Three Biggest Leadership Mistakes I Made In 2017, And How I'll Fix Them In 2018

For years, I’ve preached the value of self-awareness to anyone who will listen. Whether in your personal or professional life, the ability to confront your strengths and weaknesses head-on is essential for personal growth.<p>Now that we’re starting a new year, it’s a perfect time to take a moment and …

Self-help

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

How to Teach Yourself to Be a Morning Person

<i>I wrote the below story two years ago. It’s one of the few concrete resolutions I set out for myself and actually accomplished: a former night owl, I</i> …

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Sheryl Sandberg

Introverts incorrectly think they won’t like being leaders

Introverts — relatively passive, quiet and reserved — are more than capable of leading a group<p>Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed …

Intelligent People Choose To Be Alone More Than Others – Here’s Why

It just so happens that intelligent human beings often have opinions that differ from the average person, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that …

Psychology

A simple way to save money in 2018? Stop shopping

Stop shopping for a year? Easier said than done.<p>No shopping challenges have been around for years, and although they tend to be different for every …

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

20 Common Things People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

Of all the culturally conditioned behaviors we’ve mindlessly adopted, alcoholism is one of the most curious. We know it is highly detrimental to …

96% of People With a Health Savings Account Are Making This Mistake

It could cost you a lot of money!<p>If you have a high deductible insurance plan, you may also have a health savings account to go along with it. Health …

Want More Luck in 2018? Follow These 3 Simple Rules

Take advantage of chance occurrences, break the weekly routine, and once in a while have the courage to let go<p>New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate but also a time to hit the refresh button. We’ve all been there, brimming with optimism at the start of our resolution but then giving up even though …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

How Gut Health and Depression Could Be Connected

The Connection Between Gut Health and Depression<p>Got the blues? Your gut bacteria could be to blame.<p>November 29, 2017<p>In the world of medicine and …

5 Ways to Get a Morning Boost Without Coffee

Fortunately, there are some easy ways to get a morning boost--without the need to turn to coffee.<p>Coffee remains the most popular choice for early morning workers trying to get an immediate boost. As much as83 percent of Americans qualify themselves as regular coffee drinkers, and anyone who's …

The Secret Health Benefits of Matcha

Matcha is <i>everywhere</i> lately, but it's not (quite) the same as green tea. The trendy ingredient undergoes a different farming process and comes in a …

Eating this much of cheese keeps heart disease and stroke at bay

The researchers also shed light on the fact that cheese depletes the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and raises the levels of good cholesterol.<p>A …

Three Lessons for Success from Marathon Training

There are a few experiences as intense as writing your first book and training for your first marathon <i>at the same time</i>. That was my life this year …

How to avoid outliving your retirement savings

<b>Dear Liz:</b> The wife and I are both 65. We both work, with a combined income of $125,000, of which we spend almost all. We have $550,000 in IRAs and $1 million in other investments, plus home equity of about $500,000. We'll get $3,800 from Social Security if we start next year but plan to work until …

Retirement

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including Nora Roberts

­<p>USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. Year One</b> by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press, fiction, on sale Dec. 5)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> Roberts goes dystopian in this first book in a planned trilogy, in which magic (both good and bad) rises up after a devastating …