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What Great Listeners Actually Do

Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average.<p>In our experience, most people think good listening comes down to doing three things:<p>Not …

Stuck In A Soul-Crushing Job? Here's What Millennials Can Do

Are you tired of measuring your happiness in dollars and your success in time? You’re far from alone.<p>Americans are some of the longest-working people in the world. I didn’t say “hardest-working,” because that would be subjective. “Longest-working” applies because it’s factually true: The American …

HBCU graduates get ready to take on the world

The president and first lady, Oprah and others share their wisdom<p>Nothing can stop them now.<p>That’s how graduates of the nation’s historically black …

How Women Should Ask For A Raise

Why don’t women earn as much as men? Sexism certainly plays a role, but studies have shown that the majority of women don’t negotiate for a higher salary. According to a 2015 survey by Glamour magazine, more than half, 57%, of women have never asked for a raise. That compares with 46% of men. …

Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips.

A lot of parents are tired of being told how technology is screwing up their kids.<p>Moms and dads of the digital age are well aware of the growing …

Will Your Child be Rich or Poor? 14 Habits Every Child Needs to Succeed in Life

When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life, I …

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100 Wise Words For Everyone. Number 27 Is Gold.

Walker Lamond is the author of Rules for My Unborn Son, in which he brings us this collection of traditional, humorous, and urbane fatherly advice …

Contract Negotiation Checklist - 8 Factors to Consider

Signing that first contract with a healthcare facility can be both liberating and terrifying. Use this checklist to ensure it answers your questions.

Thinking about Signing a Contract? 6 Physician Negotiation Tips

You've just been offered a job at a great facility, and you're tempted to sign that contract and get started right away. But before you pick up that …

15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don't Do

There is a particular aspect of mental strength that is the deciding factor of whether or not you will have a good life. There are many levels to …

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Host: Claire<p>Posted in Workouts<p>Sweatflix℠ is a brand-new option from BodyRock.tv for everyone out there who wants to get fit, toned, and sculpted. The …

You'll Never Hear Successful People Say These 15 Phrases

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful.<p>Here are some phrases …

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5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead and succeeding we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.<p>One …

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“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” <b>Tuli Kupferberg</b><p>“In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and …

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, "So how was school today?"<p>And every day I get an answer like "fine" or "good," which doesn't tell me a whole lot.<p>AND I WANT TO KNOW A WHOLE LOT!!!!<p>Or at least get a full sentence. …

What your friends with cancer want you to know

19 Things The Millionaire Next Door Won't Tell You

In fact, Reuters reports that in 2009 there are 7.8 million millionaires in the United States. That's a lot of people and the odds are one or two of them are living near <i>you</i>.<p>Heck, one of them might even be your neighbor. In fact, the odds are very good that it <i>is</i> your neighbor.<p><i>But, Len, you don't</i> …

12 Quiet Rituals of Enormously Successful Humans

<i>May your actions speak louder than your words. May your life preach louder than your lips. May your success be your noise in the end.</i><p>The result of …

9 Things We Should Get Rid of to Help Our Kids - Kristen Welch

She borrowed something from me.<p>And then she lost it.<p><i>Accidents happen.</i><p>But it was the whole “It only cost ten bucks-you can get another one” attitude …

The 5 Secret Strategies Of Great People: How To Become Open Minded In 2013

Danielle DiPirro is the author of Stay Positive: Daily Reminders from Positively Present<i>“I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one that is closed by belief.” – Trial lawyer Gerry Spence, as quoted by Danielle DiPirro (Dani), of PositivelyPresent.com</i><p>This week I was inspired by a post from</b> …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.

Over the past 20 years, I’ve been in hiring roles and have received thousands of resumes from new college graduates. I’ve interviewed many for real jobs and done my share of informational interviews. Sometimes I’ve hired people into entry-level positions. More often though, I haven’t.<p>Those who did …

The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying

I was on the phone with a good friend the other day. After covering important topics, like disparaging each other's mothers and retelling semi-factual tales from our college days, our conversation turned to the mundane.<p>"So, how's work going?" he asked.<p>For those of you who don't know, I make money …

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life

A unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in life.<p><b>Yeah that’s right; you heard me… I’m talking to you… I’m calling you out.</b><p>I’m looking you in …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

10 Signs Your Relationship Is Rock Solid

Humans are naturally social creatures, craving connections with people, including intimacy and love. Whether you’re searching for someone or striving …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do

Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what <i>should</i> I do?"<p>So I went back to Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, for what you should <i>always</i> do during your …