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Whiteboard Session: This Is Your Brain on Mindfulness

Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson show how it can improve resilience.

Mindfulness

Hiring tips: Resume styles that will get you the job

Job hunting today is serious business. Simply put, the competition is tougher than ever for available jobs, which means that every aspect of your job hunting game needs to be <i>razor sharp</i> — including your resume.<p>Don’t forget, in many ways your resume is your “calling card” — it will make your first …

Employment

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

It is important to remember a few things if you are thinking about shorting stock. First, never assume you will be able to repurchase a stock you …

Investing

Success Begins by Being Able to Tell Your Own Story

Industrial designer Linda Jiang offers her best advice for taking a career leap.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i></i><i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path, identifying</i> …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be

When we think about “resilience,” we typically imagine bouncing back from major hardship. Management theorists have increasingly put forward a more nuanced definition, however: resilience as the ability to adapt to complex change. But in today’s world, that means the demand for resilience is almost …

Chaos grips GOP convention floor as delegates storm out over failed 'Never Trump' effort

Delegates opposed to Donald Trump erupted in anger after the chair of the convention found "insufficient support" for a vote that would allow Republican delegates to become "unbound," which would permit them to vote against Trump.<p>Earlier in the day, it appeared as though the state delegations …

Government

The Best College in Every State

Well, almost. Sorry, Alaska and New Mexico.<p>Alabama<p>Auburn University<p><b>Overall rank:</b> 206<p>Estimated price for 2016-17 without aid: $30,300<br>• Estimated price …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

How to Repair Drywall: A Homeowner's Guide

If you own a home, odds are very good that the walls (and ceilings) surrounding you are made of drywall. Also called Sheetrock, plasterboard, or wallboard, drywall was invented in 1916 and quickly caught on, since it was relatively cheap and easy to erect. The downside? Even today, it's pretty …

Home Improvement

50 Motivational Posters That Will Boost Your Productivity

I hated going to the orthodontist as a kid. It was the most painful and unpleasant recurring experience of my childhood. While a grumpy old man …

Motivation

Investing Rookie? Start With These 3 Stocks

Image source: Flickr via user LendingMemo.<p>With quite literally thousands of stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) populating today's investing universe, it can be difficult to know where to get started. To help separate the wheat from the chaff for those new to picking stocks on their own, our …

Investing

6 unconventional business books that will completely change your perspective

And to what end? Aren't most of them just about the same? So many repetitions of the same tired advice. It can feel like there isn't much left to learn.<p>But that's actually an illusion created by conventional wisdom. It's human nature to like things that you agree with and that confirm what you …

Austrian Economics

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

Psychology

10 Best Money Tips From Warren Buffett of All Time

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer</i><p>Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential investing success, Buffett is probably most famous for his humorous insights, colorful commentary and wise advice. It's part of what makes him a perfect fit to …

The worst thing you can do when pitching an idea to your boss

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

How Younger Managers Are Perceived, Perceptions of Younger Managers Aren't Always Accurate

As new managers fill vacancies created by retiring Boomers, how do their skills compare with the seasoned older managers they replace?<p>Naturally, our assumption was that veteran managers would be more effective on almost every front. To test this out, we explored the data we’ve accumulated on more …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Getting to the top involves doing the right things, day after day.<p>Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily …

North America

17 breweries to visit in your lifetime

Often the best way to experience the beer is to go straight to the source: the brewery where it's made.<p>We found some of the most scenic and interesting breweries around the world.<p>Every beer lover should add these 17 spots to their bucket lists.

Beer
Stock Markets

3 Ultra Cheap Value Stocks with Strong Dividends

You are being directed to ZacksTrade, a division of LBMZ Securities and licensed broker-dealer. ZacksTrade and Zacks.com are separate companies. The …

Where is Americans' Money Going?

This Article Originally was Published here: http://www.wealthdaily.com/articles/where-is-americans-money-going/61312015 was going to be the year the …

Investing

4 High-Growth Stocks Selling At Reasonable Prices

<b>John Barr:</b> I manage the Needham Aggressive Growth Fund, Chris manages the Needham Small-Cap Growth Fund, and together we co-manage the Needham Growth Fund. We focus on investing in domestic growth equities — but at a reasonable price. And our objective is to create wealth for long-term investors.<p>To …

Investing

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

Biotech has produced numerous stocks recently that have doubled or tripled in short periods of time. Here is a look at three small-cap companies with …

The Top 10 Rain Scenes of Film History

<i>Editor's Note:</i> <i>Cynthia Barnett is an award-winning environmental journalist who has reported on water from the Suwannee River to Singapore. She is the</i> …

Shawshank Redemption

10 Personal Finance Books Every Professional Should Read

<b>Question:</b> What is a great personal finance book to read for a young entrepreneur trying to get better at managing their money while launching a …

Easy Discounts at Amusement Parks This Summer

<b>Update: One or more card offers in this post are no longer available. Check our</b> <b>Hot Deals</b> <b>for the latest offers.</b><p>I told you my tricks for getting to …

President Obama sent this letter to a drug convict

The commutation was meant to give inmates imprisoned under older, harsher laws the same kind of leniency as those arrested on drug charges today.<p>"Had they been sentenced under current laws and policies, many of these individuals would have already served their time and paid their debt to society," …

The White House