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The scary ‘Three Second Rule’ guys are using to test the women they date

It’s a horrible reflection of the understanding some people have about consent.<p><b>If you think about it, three seconds doesn’t sound like much time, but what if for three seconds you have no control over what’s being done to your body? And for three seconds, you don’t know whether the guy you’re with</b> …

Relationships

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Leadership

10 of the best Amazon Alexa skills for dating and romance

Alexa is really useful for reordering things on Amazon like toilet paper, Kraft Mac & Cheese, and Duracell batteries, but did you know the voice …

Smart Homes

Why We Need To Talk About The 'High Maintenance' Girlfriend

From Love Island to the way the term is only used about women, the 'high maintenance' tag is problematic.<p>“When I asked for examples of how I was high …

Love Island

4 Ways to Attract and Hire Your Company's Next Generation of Leaders

Tomorrow's leaders have different visions and intentions when it comes to working for and leading companies. Here are their 4 top priorities.<p>Millennials are officially the largest generation in our workforce. According to the latest Pew study on workforce trends, "as of 2017 - the most recent year …

Leadership

How to Support Your Partner's Expensive Sport

Welcome to Tough Love. Every other week, we’re answering your questions about dating, breakups, and everything in between. Our advice giver is Blair Braverman, dogsled racer and author of <i>Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube</i>. Have a question of your own? Write to us at toughlove@outsidemag.com.<p><b>My partner</b> …

Relationships

If You Want To Be A Great Mentor Do These 5 Things

While having a mentor can make a significant difference in your career, being one can also be a valuable experience—that comes with a lot of responsibility. A great mentor doesn’t just provide guidance and answers during career transitions or sticky situations; she also provides motivation and …

Leadership

The Macron-Merkel Euro Plan Is Released. Here's How It Stacks Up

A long-anticipated meeting between the leaders of France and Germany yielded important progress on the issue of reforming the euro area, with …

Europe

A Letter From Mosul

The largest and longest urban battle fought anywhere in the world since World War II was waged to retake Mosul from ISIS. Liberty came at a horrific price: Thousands of civilians were killed and large swathes of the Iraqi city were reduced to rubble.<p>Much of East Mosul was spared, but the West still …

Middle East

This is how you can tell when someone is lying on their resume

On a recent episode of the brilliant show that is <i>Below Deck: Mediterranean</i> new deckhand Head Stew Hannah Ferrier realizes that her new Third Stew …

Employment

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Self-improvement

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

4 Negative Thought Patterns That Will Hold You Back If You Don't Stop Them

Not giving in to these feelings can make all the difference.<p>Sometimes the emotions and bad mental habits that you set aside have more to do with your success than the things you do. At least, that's how it was for my stepfather, one of the great role models of my life.<p>William Allen Brobston, passed …

Great Depression

5 things I wish someone had told me before I started my first corporate job

Gosh, they seem obvious after a while but no one actually gives you these tips in school.<p>1. Know when to use “Reply all” and “Bcc”<p>Seriously, no one …

Productivity
Relationships

15 Lessons I Learned Because You Broke My Heart

I'm not a love novice. In fact, I am probably more experienced than I should be for my years. I've been married, been divorced, and been in a number of relationships of all different kinds throughout my dating years as a teenager and as an adult.<p>However, none have affected my life more and none …

Relationships

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Women in Tech

50 questions to ask your crush that’ll bring you closer together

It can be hard to know if someone is right for you, especially if you have been crushing on them from a distance because of how they look, or what …

Relationships

How Do You Know Someone Is a True Leader? The Litmus Test Comes Down to 1 Word

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection ofessays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

Leadership

Answering These 10 Questions Yes Will Instantly Prove You Are Meant to Lead People

This self-diagnosis will help determine employees' commitment to their boss, and to their work.<p>Conventional thinking demands that we throw more perks, bonuses, and pay raises at employees to increase their work satisfaction or "boost their morale."<p>But carrot-and-stick methods of motivation don't …

Employee Engagement

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

Best advice on Healthy & Long-Term Relationship in your 20s

There are exactly two types of long-term relationship. The first: where you’re best friends who can make each other orgasm without it getting weird. …

Relationships

The easy-to-make mistake when supporting a friend who might be depressed

This week has been a rough one. Within days of each other, legendary designer Kate Spade and world-renowned chef Anthony Bourdain committed suicide, …

Mental Health

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for Rule-Breaking Rebels, Says Science

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Ice Cream

Mary Wilson obituary

In the widely recorded history of Harold Wilson’s years in British politics, his wife, Mary, appears as a rather shadowy figure, a fleeting form in the background of the latest crisis at No 10, seemingly intent on hastening back to the domestic obscurity she craved and for which she was mercilessly …

Literature

11 Proven Habits of Highly Innovative People

What we call innovation is really a way of looking at the world and finding a place in the patterns where improvement is possible.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The biggest success stories always hinge on innovation and creating breakthroughs no one else …

Creativity

20 Happiness Tips Therapists Want You to Know

We take self-care pretty seriously around here, researching what that word means around the world, how celebs create realistic wellness routines, and …

Wellness

Want to Close the Sale? Do This 1 Thing

Top sales people know that you greatly improve your odds of closing the sale by what you do in the first few minutes of your sales conversation. Here is an insider technique to use up front that will help you close more business in the end.<p>Every sales person thinks the sale is made in the final …

Business Strategy

North Korea looms large in Singapore, but China takes front billing

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> It was billed as the pre-summit summit. A gathering of regional defense chiefs in the very same city where the two leaders of the United States and North Korea are due to meet in a mere nine days' time.<p>But rather than offering a preview of next week's main event, issues …

North Korea

India, Singapore to upgrade trade cooperation pact

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India and Singapore will soon upgrade their Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement …

India