Tom McCrea

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How to be smarter than people smarter than you

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Money

It's Not Even Worth Having Amazon Prime If You're Not Buying These 42 Sick Products

I use the word "obsessed" pretty sparingly, but if there's any one thing that I'm <i>actually</i> obsessed with, it's Amazon Prime. I've been an Amazon …

5 things positive people never do

I make an effort to surround myself with positive people. Positive thinking is a cornerstone of mental toughness because positivity creates a mindset …

Happiness

How to Live With Purpose and Stay Focused on Long-Term Goals

You'll be needing a plan...and we've got one for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your habits are broken down into two categories: instant pleasure and delayed. Everyone has some instant habits, things like social media or TV or squeezing your dog’s squishy face, and …

Productivity

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

Self-improvement

Managers, don’t make these mistakes when you onboard your new hire

Making a new team member feel welcome can go a long way.<p>Baptism by fire. Sink or swim. To the wolves!<p>Call it what you want, but–generally speaking–this isn’t the most effective method to train a new employee. Really.<p>For one thing, it does little to build trust between you and this new person, much …

8 Ways Complaining Ruins Your Life (And What To Do Instead)

Embed from Getty Images—<br>I spent years complaining. It never served a purpose. I resist the urge to do it anymore. Honestly, I’m not among the ‘think …

These 39 Brilliant Gadgets On Amazon Will Be Game-Changers For Practical People

If you’re someone who prefers for products to have a concrete purpose before you spend your hard-earned money on them, you know how hard it is to …

7 Books to Read if You’re a First-time Boss

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>mytwocents@nymag.com</b><p><i>The first time I agreed to manage someone, I thought,</i> She …

Sheryl Sandberg

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

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The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

16 Habits Of Great Public Speakers

Leadership comes with a microphone. This is because there will come a time in every leader’s life when they must stand up and proclaim, “Follow me!” …

Public Speaking

5 Ways To Make Sure Your Meeting Will Be Productive

Don’t accept another meeting invite without making sure it meets all of these criteria.<p>Meetings can be the bane of working life, but they don’t have to be a waste of time if you ask yourself a series of questions before every meeting, and only attend meetings that are really necessary. So before …

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it's a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes who spent hours exercising per day in their youth. What can 15 minutes a day really do? The answer is a lot.<p>A small study by the Pennington …

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

Silicon Valley

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

It's What's Inside That Counts: The Value of Storytelling in Internal Communications

Like all freelance writers, I have days where I run head first into a giant creative wall. Conceiving of and pitching new ideas is one of the most …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Wall Color Makes for Stand Out and Inviting Church Building Children Spaces

Every church building needs appropriate children’s spaces, but sometimes it’s difficult to know the best way to create a welcoming place for children …

The Secret To Looking Younger Forever | goop

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

Meditation & Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Tips for the Perfect Night of Sleep

By the time you get ready to go to bed, you check your clock and realize it’s way later than you realized. You jump into bed, and then you find that …

10 Trendy Homepage Designs To Inspire You

Make your website stand out with these ideas!<p>Every business needs an amazing homepage; it's the first thing your users are going to see, so it forms a powerful first impression, and it also serves as a gateway to the interior pages of your site, where they'll learn more about your brand (and …

5 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Marriage Crazy Strong

Big gestures are great. (No one would turn down a surprise weekend getaway, are we right?) But if we're honest, it's really the little, everyday things that count — especially when it comes to marriage.<p>"The little everyday things you do for your partner lets them know that you are thinking about …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

I Still Have Great Sex With My Husband and We've Been Married for 37 Years

The key to a passionate marriage may well lie in one little-noticed word in the wedding vows ...<p>When Martin Abzug, husband of the late congresswoman Bella Abzug, appeared on a morning talk show years ago, he was asked what accounted for the success of their long marriage. Without missing a beat, he …

Announcing A Special Relationship With The Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit

One of the most impactful three days of my Christian leadership took place in summer 1997 when I made the first of many visits to Willow Creek …

Fixing the “Too Empty or ‘Too Full’ Problem in a Church – Rainer on Leadership #207

Podcast Episode #207<b>SUBSCRIBE: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio</b>On today’s podcast we discuss the issues surrounding a church feeling too empty …

Mergers & Acquisitions

F*ck Feelings: One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems

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