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Productivity Is All About Mastering These 4 Mental Tricks, According to Psychologists | Inc.com

My family and I recently celebrated the life of my grandmother. While reminiscing, I ran across a yearbook from her senior year of high school. Next to everyone's picture was a section where they could indicate future ambitions upon graduation. Next to hers was something that I would have never …

Time Management

The Funniest Moment From Trump's Pope Visit You Didn't See

You gotta hand it to Jimmy Kimmel.<p>Can someone give Donald Trump a hand?<p>Not applause. Can someone give him any tiny hand to hold?<p>Given all the attention paid to video clips of Melania Trump swatting away her husband’s attempts at hand-holding, it seems that President Trump is losing the popular vote …

Donald Trump

A simple system helped me to stop obsessing over work and start prioritizing my family

In my twenties, I was a lean, mean productivity machine. I created an alternative shorthand keyboard on my Blackberry to reduce my keystrokes by 80%. I devoured audiobook biographies of Steve Jobs and other great leaders by listening to them at 2.5x normal speed. I even optimized my workouts by …

Time Management

A 15-Minute Dumbbell Arms Workout You Can Do Anywhere

There's so much you can do with just a single set of dumbbells. They're inexpensive, easy to use, and small enough to keep tucked under your bed. And …

Cillizza: Sean Spicer's worst week in Washington

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It was supposed to be a slow week in Washington. Congress was gone for the Passover and Easter holidays. President Donald Trump was headed to Mar-a-Lago -- natch -- for a long weekend with promises that it would be newsless.<p>For White House press secretary Sean Spicer, it seemed …

Donald Trump

'CALM DOWN': Watch Sean Spicer spar with reporters over Trump's wiretap claims

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was met with a barrage of questions at the daily press briefing about President Donald Trump's repeated claims of wiretapping during the 2016 election.<p>Earlier in the day on Thursday, leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee released a joint statement …

Spicer: 'Don't make me make the podium move' - CNN Video

White House press secretary Sean Spicer channels Melissa McCarthy's "SNL" parody of him, jokingly warning a reporter not to make him move his podium.

The White House

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

How many times has life overwhelmed you? It’s okay. It happens to everyone. The world moves at breathtaking speed. You have a hundred times the …

Productivity

8 Ways To Get People To Like You Immediately

Since it only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you, and research shows that first impressions are very difficult to change, the pressure that comes with meeting new people is justifiably intense.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

These are the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the US

Architectural Record has released the latest edition of its annual list of the “Top 300 Architecture Firms” in the United States, based on …

Here's how much you should have saved up for retirement by now

Everyone knows that they need to save money for retirement. Eventually.<p>So the question, really, is just how much should you be saving at <i>your age</i> to retire comfortably?<p>In their Guide to Retirement, JP Morgan Asset Management outlined answers that might help you visualize how much you should have in …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Outline Your Budget For Every Need

The best way to keep a balanced budget is to decide your financial boundaries before you start spending. The 50/20/30 rule can help you keep every …

Personal Finance

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11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

Lily, A Camera Drone That Automatically Follows You, Pulls In A Mountainous $34 Million In Pre-orders

Self-driving drone Lily has had quite the success in sales and it’s not even on the market yet. The startup pulled in a whopping $34 million in pre-orders by the end of 2015, with 60,000 units already sold.<p>While that’s not as massive as Apple Watch pre-sales (1.2 million sold in the first day), …

This Is What It's Like To Be The Only Black Kid In Class

"What if, as children, we were forced to grow up in a school as colorful as our crayon boxes?"<p>Poet S.C. Says stood out among the white peers he grew up with. He admitted how much this bothered him in a spoken word piece he performed at the 2014 Texas Grand Slam titled "Crayon Box."<p>"So I tried to …

Audio Mixing

How Science Has Been Abused to Promote Racism

Tim Crowe, <i>University of Cape Town</i><p>Race in human taxonomy -- the science of classifying organisms -- has a long, disgraceful history.<p>Individuals have used race to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority. Some of these individuals were, and are, respected in …

New Light on the Committee Whose Collective Genius Produced the King James Bible

Rummaging in the Cambridge University archives, a scholar found documents that bring us closer than ever to understanding the genesis of the King …

Theology

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out …

Supermoon plus eclipse equals rare sky show Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon.<p>A total lunar eclipse will share the stage with a …

Supermoon

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

BBQ

The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and</b> …

Essential Sneakers Under $60

Ask someone on the street to name the first sneaker brands that come to mind and they’ll start somewhere around Adidas and end near Nike. These …

Do This If You Want to Retire Early

Achieving an early retirement is doable, if you're willing to do disciplined saving and adjust your spending budget in retirement. Here's a strategy …

5 Excellent Retirement Calculators (And All Are Free)

Confession time. I’m a pushover for online calculators. Actually, any type of gadget gets my attention (hold on while I check email on my Apple Watch). But there’s just something sublime about an online financial calculator that enables us to see our finances or investments in a unique and …

Retirement