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Chinese Government Cracking Down on Funeral Strippers

The Chinese Ministry of Culture announced Thursday that the government and police will join forces to stop the popular practice of hiring strippers …

China

Finding Cheap Flights 101

I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took at least twice monthly weekend trips and bi-annual overseas trips. When I had a more remote job, I roamed for long periods of time. As a result, when I catch up with friends who …

Air Travel

More Marketing Time: How to Procrastinate Your Way to Success

Shares 4K<p>Do you spend too much time on insignificant tasks?<p>Want to have more time to do what you do best?<p>To learn how to multiply your time as a …

Time Management

Robert Downey Jr. interview gets too 'Diane Sawyer-esque,' so he walks out

When Robert Downey Jr.'s done, he's done. And it appears that he's done answering questions about things that happened years ago.<p>The "Avengers: Age of Ultron" star simply walked out of an interview with Britain's Channel 4 on Wednesday after the interviewer's questions turned personal -- and stayed …

How to become an 'extreme success'

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you …

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Time Management

How to Lose Weight Fast: A Proven 3-step Plan That Works

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time. However, most of them require you to be hungry and unsatisfied. If you don’t …

If you're struggling to find motivation at work, this may help

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Columbia University

What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

“Bacteria ferments food that we’ve eaten," explains Rebekah Gross, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center. "That can happen down in the colon, but some colon bacteria can make its way into the small intestine." This is called small …

10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

Investing in stocks is one of the best ways to build wealth over time, since on average, the stock market returns 9% per year. But there are many …

Investing

Shawn Achor's 6 exercises for happiness

Psychologist and best-selling author Shawn Achor has made a career studying the science of happiness.<p>"Scientifically, happiness is a choice," Achor …

10 ways to just be yourself — and build your brand — on social media

A critical mass of brands, businesses, marketers, and corporate executives may have a presence on social media today, but that doesn't mean they have …

Foods For Brain: 8 Essential Nutrients For An Aging Brain

Warding off cognitive decline as we age could be a question of getting enough of eight nutrients that Linda Milo Ohr, contributing editor of the …

Self-improvement

How Personality Type Influences Leadership Style

Understanding your personality type can help you identify how to potential biases to your leadership style.<p>Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban “bossy” may have stirred up plenty of heated responses, but it only scratched the surface of a much deeper discussion regarding how gender stereotypes shape …

Psychology

15 Tricks To Overcome Procrastination

Research shows that many of us procrastinate. So if there’s something you’re avoiding, delaying or sidestepping, you’re far from the only one.<p>We’re skilled at procrastinating, sometimes so much so that we don’t even realize we’re doing it!<p>But things can only be put off for so long, and …

Procrastination

15 Signs that You're Going to Live A Long Happy Life

Life can be a challenge, yet we try to make the best of it. Trying to be happy is one thing. But what about living a long life because of that. Who …

4 Ways to Provide Outstanding Customer Service on Social Media | Inc.com

Providing great customer service is critical online. Whether you're prepared or not, your customers will be expecting a quick response whenever they experience an issue or have a question.<p>Sharing great content is only half the battle on social media. You also need to engage your community. Are you …

Customer Service

10 Guiding Principles for Growing a Startup Into a Business That Will Last

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, I was busy earning my daily bread at one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the world; commuting in and out of the city each day with my newspaper and large iced coffee, 12 hours later to return home all the …

Entrepreneurship

15 Life Lessons To Learn Before Entering Your 30s

Reaching your thirties comes with a sense of pride and accomplishment. You must have learned a thing or two over the years and these vital lessons …

6 Surprisingly Simple Strategies To Turn Fear Of Failure Into Business Success

Has it ever happened to you?<p>You’re about to do something important, and suddenly you’re struck with this sickening, pounding feeling just above your …

Motivation

How To Leave At 5:00 Tonight, Without Feeling Guilty

Would you like to leave the office at 5:00 p.m. today to make it home for dinner? Would you like to do it without feeling guilty?<p>Early in my career I was constantly overworked and overwhelmed. As the founder and president of a fast growing startup, I worked long days, slept too little, and …

Time Management
Entrepreneurship

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

Happiness