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When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Self-improvement

If you’re going to spend $159 on AirPods, please spend an extra $9 to make them sound great

Something truly bizarre is going on right now with Apple’s AirPods. They’re back in stock now on Amazon at least once a week now, and that’s despite …

Tech Trends

iOS 12: How to permanently delete photos on iPhone

Along with the new features that iOS 12 brings, the latest iPhone and iPad software also makes some changes to how existing features work. One of these tweaks is how to permanently delete photos.<p>There are a mix of changes when it comes to sharing and managing photos in iOS 12. In iOS 11 after …

iOS

The TicPods Are Cheaper + Better AirPods for Everybody

You know, I personally don’t really like phrases like “the iPhone Killer” or in this case “the Airpod Killer”. The assumption that something is so …

Tech Trends

Tip: A Back Builder You've Never Tried

This is brutal, and you actually do it as part of your warm-up. Take a look.<p>3 x 3 With 5-Second Holds<p>Isometrics work wonders for joint positioning, …

Muscle

7 Personality Traits Of People Who Are More Likely To Attract Long-Term Partners

It's no secret that dating today is tough. When you're serious about finding a solid relationship, there's nothing more annoying than realizing …

Personality

Scientists Have More Bad News About Your Favorite Vape Flavors

Our apologies to the churro vape juice lovers.<p>We all know that vaping makes you look cool. Oh yeah, and apparently it can also help you quit smoking. …

Flavors

7 clever ‘psycho’ tricks that really help you in the office

To gain confidence and sympathy, to be more competent and ultimately to get more salary – this is exactly what is possible with these psycho-tricks. …

Psychology

Review: Kingston's Nucleum USB-C Hub Adds Much-Needed Ports to Your MacBook or MacBook Pro

With Apple's decision to embrace USB-C on all of its modern Macs, the company has created a need for USB-C docks so that we can continue to use all of our non-USB C peripherals as we wait for the rest of the tech industry to catch up.<p>Kingston's Nucleum USB Type-C Hub is designed to meet that need, …

MacBook Pro

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

Loneliness Can Literally Break Your Heart, Science Says

Social isolation has been cited as a factor in the untimely and self-inflicted deaths of celebrity personalities like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in recent weeks, but loneliness can also be bad for the heart in not just a figurative psychological sense, but physically as well.<p>A study presented …

Psychology

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

Self-improvement

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, …

Business Strategy

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

If you've got $1,000 you're looking to spend, consider these smart financial decisions.<p>If you find yourself with $1,000 all of a sudden -- or perhaps through slow consistent saving -- you might be wondering: What's next? Maybe ideas of a beach vacation are floating through your head, or maybe …

Retirement

8 of the Cheapest Places to Retire Abroad to Stretch Your Savings

We have all done it at one time or another. We look to find some of the Cheapest Places to Retire. For some it is a curiosity and a fantasy but for …

Retirement

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Leadership

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

Self-help

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Body Language

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Don't waste your money.<p>Vitamin and mineral supplements are a staple in many people's diets, but there is increasing evidence to suggest the most …

Research

Why Exercising Your Legs Could Result In A Healthier Brain

The connection between physical activity and brain health is getting stronger, but we’re still trying to understand all of the reasons why. A new study approached the question with a bit of a twist – by investigating what happens in the brain when leg movement is restricted.<p>We already know that …

The Brain

Obama claims his presidency was scandal-free. But here are all of Obama’s White House scandals.

President Barack Obama claimed this week that his eight-year administration was free of political scandals. His comments came during a technology conference in Las Vegas.<p>“I didn’t have scandals, which seems like it shouldn’t be something you brag about. But actually, if you look at the history of …

Donald Trump

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …

Disease

The truth about formaldehyde in e-cigarettes

Do e-cigarettes produce dangerous formaldehyde levels? This question has split scientific opinion for years. A new study reopens the discussion.<p>Three …

Public Health

15 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Smarter Immediately

Some Memorial Day silliness<p>Well, it's the Memorial Day weekend. As the summer starts in earnest I find myself bereft of serious business thoughts. So this column is just for fun.<p>This column is inspired by Albert Einstein, who said, "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm …

Al Gore