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The 50 Best Apps of the Year

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Apps

The Staad Attaché is a classy briefcase alternative for your iPad Pro

The bags of Waterfield Designs have long held a special place in my heart, in part because many of their bags look like they flew in off the pages of …

What Separates High-Performing Leaders from Average Ones

Research shows that employees dislike their jobs, don’t trust their leaders, and aren’t engaged. If you’re a leader — or aspiring to be one — you should be frightened. Are organizations in the modern world built for leaders to fail? Or can you overcome these leadership challenges, and if so, how? …

Shape Your Thoughts to Shape the Life You Want

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>Sitting quietly, I hear the sound of chimes that mark the end my meditation session. As I open my eyes, I say a phrase to myself without uttering a sound. "May joy fill my heart and may peace fill my life." I say it several times as if it were a mantra or a prayer. I let the feeling …

Meditation

6 Simple Ways to Balance Your Root Chakra

My husband and I have moved around a lot. Yesterday, we experienced our first move with our daughter—and my first time not riding in the U-Haul truck …

Yoga

ENKO Running Shoes - The world's best cushioning

Las Vegas CES 2016 innovation Award-wining company<p>The ENKO running Shoes have been given a prize at the 2016 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show in …

MSR Guardian Purifier

Guardian<p>™<p>Purifier<p>The world's most advanced portable purifier<p>With military-grade engineering and game-changing technology, the Guardian Purifier is …

When Does Your Employer Love You Most?

There is a magical moment when an employer loves you more than they ever have before or ever will again. It’s the moment when they are trying to recruit you. Maybe it was a fast and easy recruitment process or maybe it was gnarly and draining.<p>Either way, they want you now, and this is the magical …

Employment

13 Habits of Exceptionally 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. In reality, being likeable is under your …

Emotional Intelligence

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

What Top Sales Teams Have in Common, in 5 Charts

What separates high-performing sales organizations from average and underperforming sales organizations? In order to answer this question, I recently conducted an extensive 42-part survey with 786 sales professionals. Participants were asked to share their opinions on their sales organization and …

7 Science Tricks That Will Amaze Your Holiday Guests

Whether you’re looking to entertain your holiday guests or desperate to kill time at a family gathering, there’s always a cool science trick you can …

My Boss Made The Mistake Of Sending Me And My Cute Co-Worker On An Out-Of-Town Business Trip

By Zach Armstrong,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1AAEnGS<p>We don’t normally go out-of-town for work; maybe two, three times a year, at most. When we …

Habits That Help Boost Productivity From Dawn To Dusk

Resolutions, intentions, visualizations, and plans are all great. But it’s <i>habits</i> that really change our lives. In fact, a recent article from Psychology Today notes that habits are so powerful that, if we’re in the environment that supports our habit, we’ll carry out the action without even …

Half of Employees Don’t Feel Respected by Their Bosses

When it comes to garnering commitment and engagement from employees, there is one thing that leaders need to demonstrate: Respect. That’s what we saw in a study of nearly 20,000 employees around the world (conducted with HBR and Tony Schwartz).<p>In fact, no other leader behavior had a bigger effect …

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …

4 Ways the Best Sales Teams Beat the Market

Customers today use an average of six channels during the buying process, and the number of channels available to them is only increasing. Competition for those customers has also increased as margins have tightened. Digital channels have upended the well-trod ruts of sales and marketing …

How to choose the right iOS app for your note taking needs

There are many different ways you can capture a thought or idea when using your iPhone or iPad. Some apps like Day One behave more like a journal, …

Use Your Bic Pen on Your iPad

We’re sticklers for the written word. Heck, we created these damn things. Still, technology dictates that we have to do certain things with our …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

The Secret to Delighting Customers

What motivates employees to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide a great customer experience? Disney tells a story about a little girl visiting a theme park who dropped her favorite doll over a fence. When staff retrieved the doll, she was covered in mud, so they made her a new outfit, …

18 Night-Time Affirmations Before You Go To Sleep

Here are 18 amazing affirmations to speak aloud to yourself before you go to sleep.I read them every night, and find that they help send me off to …

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

House body seeks review of excise tax law on cigarettes

MANILA, Philippines — The House ways and means committee will review the new sin tax law, which has so far yielded lower than expected revenues and …

SlashGear 101: Nike+ FuelBand SE top to bottom

The original Nike FuelBand works with a rubberized body with the ability to rack up NikeFuel Points with a companion app for iOS devices – the Nike+ …

12 Things All Successful People Do

<i>“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”</i><p>Whether in business or life, we often walk a fine line between success and failure. Booker T. Washington’s quote highlights the inevitability of challenges on the path to …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness