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7 Keys to a Positive Personality | Brian Tracy

Drinking Water: A Human Right at Risk in America

Take a moment to imagine life without running water. Imagine the ordeal of having to find water not only to stay hydrated but also to bathe, clean, …

Simon Sinek - 5 Best Rules for Success In Life (Must Watch)

List Of 600 Personality Traits

If someone asked you to describe your own personality, could you do it?It’s hard to have a true perspective on your own personality traits and how …

Personality

California Fool's Gold -- Exploring Altadena, The Community of the Deodars

<b>INTRODUCTION TO ALTADENA</b><p>When people hear the disyllabic sounds, “alta” and “dena,” I would wager that most of them think of the well-known <b>City of</b> …

Is An Aggressive Personality A Key Characteristic Of A Strong Leader?

Since the 1980s, business leaders have used personality tests and behavioral predictors to better understand themselves and their team members. With the goal of maximizing team performance, understanding how differing management and work styles interact provides an invaluable springboard for …

Leadership

A Billion-Dollar Consultant on How to Reveal the Best You | Inc.com

Tips to Help Lead Your Team Through Personal Challenges | Inc.com

<i>Commentary by Leigh Rouse, Head of Billing for Farmers Insurance®</i><p>In 2012, I packed up my Chicago apartment to start a new life in Los Angeles. One year in and my first promotion later, my husband and I discovered we were pregnant with our first child. I now had to figure out how to integrate my new …

Los Angeles

7 Ways to Develop a Challenge Culture at Work

qimono / Pixabay<p>“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” ~ …

Leadership

How to Start Your Mentorship Off Right | Inc.com

Mentorship is a concept that's popular in the business world, though it means different things to different people. In general, two professionals dedicate time to discuss their careers, and the more experienced of the two offers advice on leadership, fundraising, setting priorities, or whatever …

Thought Leadership

Why You Need to Only Hire People Who Fit Your Culture (No Matter How Qualified They Are) | Inc.com

A strong culture is essential if you want to scale your business. LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffmann says in his podcast Masters of Scale, "Truly strong cultures only emerge when everyone from the CEO to the receptionist feels they personally own the culture. A true articulation of your company that …

Human Resources

Want to save money and grow richer? This is the best way to rank financial priorities.

Ready to get your financial house in order? You need to know where to start: how much money you really need at your age to meet your goals — and how …

Personal Finance

Studies Show Employees Don't Respect a 'Cool' Boss, They Want These Types of Bosses Instead | Inc.com

In the early days of running my business, I remember trying to be everyone's buddy. I wanted to be a cool boss and create a fun place to work. Ultimately, my efforts backfired: every time something went wrong, it was near impossible to tell my "friends" they were falling short. Tensions built up, …

Employment

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be …

Psychology

Dealing with setbacks: Why these leaders think experiencing rejection is important

Getting back up and attempting a challenging task after dealing with a setback or the feeling of failure is never an easy thing to do.<p>Whether it's …

Success

The Surest Way to Build Your Confidence Is by Not Fearing Change

Array Executive Director Tilane Jones explains how she transitioned from real estate to the film industry.<p><i>In this series, Open Every Door,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about</i> <i>understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block</i> …

Real Estate

How to Avoid Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits

Having taxable income can make your Social Security benefits taxable, too. Luckily, there's a way to protect your Social Security benefits from these …

Retirement

65 Quotes That Will Dare You to Do Great Things

Risks—by definition—are a tricky business. It seems that if we take them our odds of failing increase exponentially, yet if don’t, our odds of …

The 5 Levels of Leadership.

Mental Toughness for Creating Outrageous Achievement

What Happens to a Person Who Passes Away with No Life Insurance, Money or Family That Can Help?

Sadly, it's not uncommon for people to die without a "safety net" to offset their final expenses. Since funerals can cost anywhere from $3,000 to …

What True Love Looks Like

Every society in the world praises the value of love. Love takes us beyond self-centeredness and motivates us to connect meaningfully with another. …

Overcoming Negativity with a Positive Attitude

This column is authored by David Wicks, General Dentist, AuroraThe post Overcoming Negativity with a Positive Attitude appeared first on iamwire.

Happiness

10 Excuses Unproductive People Basically Always Use

They moan. They wail. They shuffle around the office looking for free candy. Unproductive employees have an excuse for everything. Here are a few of …

Mark Twain

How to go from successful to very successful (and why most people can't do it)

Many people want success more than anything else. And they'll sacrifice everything to have it  —  which is often the cost of admission.<p>But there's a …

Motivation

Want to Be Mentally Strong? Let Go of These 5 Bad Habits Right Now | Inc.com

When you're on a journey for weight loss, a career change, to learn a new hobby, or to build your business, it's essential to have your brain in the right place.<p>Without having your mind in the right area, you can easily lose focus, leading to a one-way street of overthinking, overanalyzing, …

Self-improvement

Best-Kept Secrets of Exceptional Leaders - #5 is the Key | Inc.com

<i>By Craig Hickman (@HickmanCraig), Futurist and Senior Vice President of New Product Development</i><p>Accountability gives impetus to greater results. Getting accountability right can transform a culture of sarcasm and finger-pointing to a culture of empowerment where employees are eager to take ownership …

Employee Engagement

'Astounding' second-chance cancer drug heading for FDA approval

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new gene therapy drug, the first in its class, was recommended for approval to the US Food and Drug Administration by an advisory committee on Wednesday. If approved by the FDA, the agency would consider it the first gene therapy to hit the market.<p>The drug may provide a second chance to …

Immunotherapy

Collagen-Infused Products for Plump, Healthy Skin

If you're thinking you'll have to go under the needle for a boost in collagen, think again. The protein, which is responsible for giving our skin its …

Skin Care