Sandra Persaud

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What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, …

Narcissism

HR Directors Spend a Month Recruiting for Open Positions

New research from Robert Half UK highlights the lengthy recruitment process some HR directors go through. HR directors are spending a month (let’s …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Documentaries

5 Terrible Habits That Hold You Back From Success

Ditch these 5 bad habits today, before they sabotage your successful future.<p>If it's true that our habits determine our future, knowing our habits and where they take us is one of the most important things we can do to shape that future.<p>Good habits will help us build success, while our bad habits …

The Neuroscience That's Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders

A new book explains how to tap into empathy as a leader and not rely so much on spreadsheet-based analysis.<p>See if you can get your brain wrapped around this one.<p>Two researchers have written a book that claims there is a neuroscience to leadership, one that allows managers to move from "good" to …

How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Shockingly Effective Sales Tricks You've Probably Fallen For

Have you ever watched any of the 'Star Wars' films and wished you had the Jedi Mind Trick at your disposal? Shut up, of course you have.<p>But, as it …

San Francisco

Jennifer Lawrence Met Bill Murray & It Was A Photoshop Match Made In Heaven

It's no secret that Jennifer Lawrence has celebrity idols like the rest of us, and when she meets them, her reactions aren't exactly...<i>subtle.</i> Well, …

Bill Murray

The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Every Day

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

4 Easy Ways to Become an Unforgettable Leader

Four easily cultivable habits of effective and unforgettable leaders.<p>If you remember nothing from this article, remember this: Fortune favors the bold. Whenever I coach clients--be they executives, celebrities, athletes, or companies--the problem is usually the same: stagnation based on …

5 Characteristics Of Exceptional Employees

The first one alone makes you both rare and outstanding.<p>A recent study of over 500 business leaders addressed what makes an employee stand out. The number one thing leaders said? It wasn't how late someone stayed at the office. It wasn't their skill set. It wasn't their ability to liaise with …

7 Tips For Introverts to Lead a Balanced Life

Introverts seem to be on the hot seat nowadays.<p>People are acknowledging that certain people in the world prefer to be alone. They prefer to stay in …

15 Simple Ways to Spread Kindness in Your World Starting Today

<i>“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” <br>Albert</i> …

Seven Habits Of Likable People

Think being well liked at work isn’t a big deal? Consider: Likable people get more promotions and are viewed as more credible.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>If you want to predict your chances of getting …

9 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 9 A.M.

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict the</i> …

10 Types of Friends Worth Fighting For

<i>“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”<br>― Helen Keller</i><p>This post was inspired by three emails I received this …

10 Instant Ways of Creating Charisma



Charismatic people are known to lead successful and productive lives. They charm others, light up the room and command attention wherever they go. …

Charisma

Want to Be Successful? Do These 7 Things in Your Spare Time

Did you know startups fail about four times as often as they succeed? Do you know why it’s so hard to get a successful business off the ground? It’s …

Self-improvement

5 Fascinating and Doable Ways To Revive Your Relationship

Relationships have caused empires to crumble and launched countless ships, so it’s no wonder that they’re one of the single most important aspects of …

Get More Done with (a Lot) Less Stress: 13 Simple and Daily Work Habits

<i>“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”</i> <b><br>Albert Einstein</b><i>“Think</i> …

How to Recover When You Blow It Big Time

<i>3 Lessons Brené Brown Can Teach Us About Getting Past a Major Fail</i>We all have bad days in business, right? And sometimes they’re beyond just bad. We …

Goal Setting

40 Things Your Soul Wants You To Know

<i>“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”<br>―Anne Sexton</i>This morning I was picking up a few grocery items at a local convenience store …

The Surprising Power of the One Conversation Rule

<i>One Simple Way to Empower Meaningful Discussions</i>I love a good conversation. When I think to the most meaningful moments of my life, many of them have …

6 Steps for Communicating Calmly When Someone Upsets You

When someone upsets you, the way you reply can either bring calm and closure, or it can escalate the situation. To avoid pouring fuel on the fire of …

5 Easy Ways To Improve Difficult Relationships, Backed By Research

Sometimes your closest and most important relationships are also the most difficult. Why?Columbia business school professor Adam Galinsky and Wharton …

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.<p>Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

12 Tough Truths About Great Relationships

<i>Nothing in this world is more difficult than love. And nothing is more worth it.</i>Our media culture – with its happily ever after fairy tales – often …

Want to Turn You Life Around? Ask Yourself These 3 Important Questions

<i><br>“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ―Voltaire</i><p>We all want the approval of others and will do whatever it takes to get that …