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How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Résumé Writing Tips From Experts That Will Help You Refresh The Heck Out Of Your Job Search

Thinking about finding yourself a new 9-5? It can be hard to figure out what exactly you can do to make your résumé stand out in a crowd of other, …

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

Motivation

4 Unmistakable Signs It's Time to Leave Your Company

Toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care, lost productivity, and more.<p>A 2009 survey conducted by Mitchell Kusy and Elizabeth Holloway, authors of <i>T</i><i>oxic Workplace! Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power</i>, found that 64 percent …

The Workplace

8 ways you aren't impressing your boss

"From shopping to dating, whether it's getting a good deal on your dream home, or student loans, getting upgraded on a plane, to receiving faster care at the ER, likable people tend to move to the front of the line," she says. "You want your boss to like you, since she's the one determining who …

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Shower door frames are often made out of stainless steel or aluminum. When remodeling your bathroom you may wish to replace your shower door frame but do not have room in your budget to do so. Instead of replacing your shower door frame, give it a new look by painting it to match your bathroom …

Home Improvement

Asus C302 review: A $500 MacBook for everyone

What makes the perfect “everyday” computer? You probably have a different definition of the ideal day-to-day laptop than me, but I’m willing to be …

Surface Laptop images leak ahead of Microsoft's event

Microsoft appears to be launching a Surface Laptop at its event in New York City tomorrow. Twitter user WalkingCat has shared several images of what is reportedly simply just "Surface Laptop," and it looks like Microsoft's answer to Google's Chromebook Pixel. The Surface Laptop will reportedly …

As A Leader, Are You A Fighter, A Fixer Or A Friend?

What’s your leadership style? Are you a friend, fixer or fighter?<p>When discovering your leadership style, it’s easy to slip into some bad habits. Some of the best-intentioned leaders are guilty of micromanaging, changing directions, and trying to be “just one of the gang.” We’ve all been there, but …

7 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Know

There's a big difference between acting tough and being strong.<p>Mentally strong leaders think big, act courageous, and feel confident. Whether they're faced with criticism and crisis, or praise and good fortune, they lead with fierce determination.<p>So what separates mentally strong leaders from the …

Self-help

10 super-successful people share the toughest sacrifices they made to achieve their goals

But real success is never without sacrifice, and in this article, they share some of what is required to make dreams a reality.

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before …

Time Management

9 Bad Manager Mistakes That Make Good People Quit

If you want your best people to stay, you need to think carefully about how you treat them.<p>It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people …

15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

Team Building

11 Tips to Stay Productive When You're Tired (Infographic)

Shake off those sleepy feelings and get to work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Feeling tired can kill your productivity, but it doesn’t have to.<p>There are certain things you can do to increase your energy levels and get to work. Simple activities such as a quick desk …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

How to Become the Most Persuasive Person in the Room

Use your influence to lead others in a positive direction.<p>Let's be honest, it takes more than knowledge, position, and popularity at work to convince people to see things your way. It takes the power of persuasion.<p>If you want to succeed, you have to be able to persuade and influence others. It …

Public Speaking

7 Tactics to Motivate Employees (Other Than Handing Out Wads of Cash)

Look for the motivational moments. Communicate often. And practice the art of explaining the why.<p>There's a big pile of cash in the break room. Guess how long it will take to motivate your employees to go grab a handful? Likely not too long<p>Then again, how often can you hand out wads of cash?<p>For most …

Motivation

Why Is Russia In Syria? Here's Why The Kremlin Got Involved In Another Country's Civil War

Syria has been in the throes of a violent Civil War for the past six years — one that involves an authoritarian leader, U.S.-supported rebels and …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Leaks Reveal Cancelled Designs, MacBook Pro's Sneaky Price Cut

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest iPhone 8 leaks and their lack of new technology, the high price of the new iPhone, the sneaky MacBook Pro price cut, details on the new iPad, the AirPods health focused future, price fixing in …

5 Best Meeting Practices Every Leader Should Follow

Wasted or poorly run meetings deaden your team and cost you tens of thousands of dollars a year. Here are 5 meeting best practices that top companies follow...<p>A recent article in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported on an international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On,</i> …

Management

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

6 Truths About Parenting Older Kids (That No One Ever Tells You)

After a decade of parenting, I thought I had it figured out. I’d set boundaries that kept my three girls safe and emotionally secure, established …

Parenting

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 139th episode of the Android Apps Weekly show! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Humble Mobile Bundle is back this week with perhaps its best offering ever. Some of the hit games available in this one are This War of Mine, Adventures of Poco Eco, Broken Sword 5 Episodes 1 …

A look at the cost of 5 years of conflict in Syria

As the war in Syria enters its sixth year with no clear end in sight, here is a glance on what has been the cost of the war:<p>DEAD AND INJURED — There …

9 of the Best Travel Books

<b>Travel has inspired some of the greatest novels of all time. Here are just some of our favourites.</b><p><b>The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux</b><p>One of the finest travel writers, Theroux's debut novel, published in 1975, recalls his four-month journey from Europe, through the Middle East and into Asia by …

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

[Viral Now] 10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn to Be More Productive

For many people these days, email = work. It’s just the sad (or not that sad) truth of the modern world of professionals, entrepreneurs, c...<p>A+ …