Meredith Mara

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9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve

In 1971, a seemingly ordinary man named Darwin E. Smith was named chief executive of Kimberly-Clark, a stodgy old paper company whose stock had fallen 36% behind the general market during the previous 20 years. Smith, the company’s mild-mannered in-house lawyer, wasn’t so sure the board had made …

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Relationships

10 Visual Marketing Tips to Master Social Media Engagement

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding content marketing at the moment. It seems like a lot of the advice out there is all about maximizing quality and …

Infographics

The Employee Experience Is The Future Of Work: 10 HR Trends For 2017

In 2016, I wrote about the transformation happening in human resources and I called it the “Consumerization of HR,” referring to how companies create a social, mobile, and consumer-style experience for employees. Now, as we enter 2017, the next journey for HR leaders will be to apply a consumer and …

The Workplace

7 financial habits you need to break right now

by Millennial Money Guide<p>Millennial Money Guide was created to help millennials be smarter with their money. When talking to my friends about money I sense a common theme among most. I kind of got the feeling that many millennials, not just my friends, don't really know how to be fiscally smart! So …

Personal Finance

The Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out

Publication Date: <b>January 03, 2017</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes--a direct report's anxious questions, your …

Van Gogh’s Secrets: 10 True Tales Behind The Painter's Lesser-Known Masterpieces

<i>We have all heard tell of the ear, the mental instability, seen then snapped our annoyingly necessary selfies with</i> Starry Night<i>, but to better</i> …

6 Behaviors to Boost Self-confidence and Improve Your Relationships With Other People

Do you want to become more popular and improve your relationship with people in your social or business circle? You can build your self-confidence by …

Michelle Obama Delivers a Heart-Wrenching Final Speech as First Lady

Michelle Obama delivered her final speech as First Lady this afternoon, when she gave the closing remarks at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year event at the White House. This was in keeping with a tradition first established by the First Lady in 2015. She began by thanking all of those who made …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Relationships

Track how drunk you are with this Apple Watch accessory

Getting a reading of your blood-alcohol content levels is about to become as easy as glancing at your Apple Watch.<p>The first-ever wearable alcohol monitor made its debut at CES in Las Vegas this week, giving drinkers a new option for keeping track of whether or not they’re fit to get behind the …

Apple Watch

6 Expert Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Will Be Great Leaders as Adults | Inc.com

Many people make the mistake of buying into persistent leadership myths:<p><i>Leadership is an innate skill you either have or you don't and only a select few are capable of learning the needed skills to excel.</i><p>In fact, most great leaders develop through the pursuit of skills over a long career. Some even …

Leadership

The paintings of actor Sir Anthony Hopkins go on display in Las Vegas and San Diego

The colourful paintings of Silence of the Lambs actor Sir Anthony Hopkins have gone on display in Las Vegas and San Diego.<p>Sir Anthony, who is 79, began painting 12 years ago, encouraged by his wife Stella.<p>Now his art has become part of the permanent exhibitions at Jeff Mitchum Galleries at Bellagio …

San Diego

I Like To Photograph Abandoned Places

I spend my time on the road ,to find new unique abandoned places.<p>Cabin in the woods….<p>Fountain…<p>Solders rest room…<p>Till the rust do us a part….<p>Abandoned …

Abandoned Buildings

From ferns to propagation: the 5 houseplant trends to watch out for in 2017

Those of us who have eagerly been filling our homes with greenery for the past couple of years had a smug-inducing moment of glorious vindication a few weeks ago. Pantone, the US expert of colours and colour categorisation, named its hue for 2017: Greenery.<p>The fresh, lime-green colour “Greenery” …

Plants

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts