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12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Hacks to Learn New Skills in Half the Time

Learning new skills doesn't have to be so hard.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t take a genius to learn something quickly. After all, learning is a skill, which is something you can develop over time.<p>While it might be frustrating at first to pick up on what …

Princeton University

What will humans look like in 100 years? | Juan Enriquez

How to speak up for yourself | Adam Galinsky

The Emmons House

Mill Valley, California<p>A 1949 architect's shed up on the hill above Richardson Bay in Marin, California. The humble 1300-square-foot "tree house" was designed and built by a young Donn Emmons as a first personal residence for his new family. The house was truly experimental for its time—a main …

Treehouses

8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?<p>Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is a goal …

Self-improvement

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

Hiking

The best science podcasts to make you smarter

Bite-sized science knowledge for your hungry ears.<p><i>This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.</i><p>I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science you can enjoy while your eyeballs do …

8 Natural Alternatives To Tylenol

Before reaching for the pills, try these options to ease your pain<p>When you're feeling an ache, pain, or fever, you probably do what most people do—reach for good ol' Tylenol. But should you? Recently, there's been some not-so-good news about acetaminophen, the main ingredient in the painkiller. A …

Alternative Medicine

Salary or equity? This website wants to help you understand startup job offers

Job offer letters can be confusing, especially in the startup industry. Instead of just having a base salary and a benefits package, early-stage …

'Alien Megastructure' Star Keeps Getting Stranger

The more scientists learn about "Tabby's Star," the more mysterious the bizarre object gets.<p>Newly analyzed observations by NASA's planet-hunting …

12 tech companies most likely to IPO in the next year

In many ways, tech IPOs have become the real unicorns: beasts that are mythical and thus never actually seen.<p>Put another way, it is the opposite of the way the term is used now to label any private, venture-backed company with a valuation north of $1 billion. Basically, that is pretty much every …

How to Make Healthy Kombucha Tea at Home

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>You may have heard the name, or maybe you’ve even seen it in the store next to the gluten-free bread, but I assure you, kombucha</b> …

About Us

In early 2010 the hubby, the 2 cats, the dog and I quit our day jobs, packed our lives away and moved into a 40-foot tin-can home to follow our dream …

Hong Kong

About

My name is Paul Novell. I left the semiconductor industry, at 41, to pursue a more independent, nomadic life. This came after two attempts at …

Investing

How to Live on the Road in an Airstream Without Losing Your Job

For the last year, my wife and I have looked at our daily existence—wake, office, exercise, bills and commitments, social engagements, sleep, then do it all again—and wondered, “What’s next?” Ours are already independent lives (Jen's a travel photographer and I'm a contributing editor to <i>Outside</i> and …

RVs

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

7 Bad Public Speaking Habits That Immediately Destroy Your Likability | Inc.com

Having the best ideas in the world won't help you if no one wants to listen.<p>Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about …

Self-improvement
Public Speaking
Self-improvement
Self-improvement

7 Public Speaking Secrets From TED Legend Simon Sinek

Yet, with some 22 million video views under his belt, the optimistic ethnographer also happens to be the third most-watched TED Talks presenter of all time.<p>Ironic for an introvert, isn't it? Sinek's unlikely success as both an inspirational speaker and a bestselling author isn't just dumb luck. …

Public Speaking

Articles about retreat cascades bold take modern cabin on Dwell.com - Dwell

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat …

Architecture