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Headhunters Reveal What Candidates Want

Given the shortage of talented executives, how can companies attract the best and brightest? What do executives look for in new employers? How does a company become a destination of choice for talent in the aftermath of the financial crisis?<p>To answer these questions, we surveyed several dozen …

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

To get a more confident You in the new year — or a more confident company, community, family, or team — first know what gets in the way. The best resolutions will go nowhere without the confidence to stick with them.<p>Confidence is an expectation of a positive outcome. It is not a personality trait; …

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Tourists paying homage to Bama's centenarians are bringing in millions. But the Guangxi county's success may be its undoing<p>Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath …

Easy Ways to Lose Weight

<b>Ditch the guilt:</b> Recent research shows beating yourself up about eating something indulgent can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. Instead, look at treating yourself as a celebratory—not shame-inducing—event.<p><b>Ignore the scale:</b> Numbers go up and down and stall in a plateau all the time, which can do …

3 Simple Steps to Stay Slim and SANE During the Holidays

Why can some of your friends eat all the holiday treats they want and stay slim while you start to look like Santa by smelling a fruit cake? And what if you could make your body work more like the body of these naturally thin people? Here's some simple science to get you started.<p><b>Your Body Balances</b> …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Does the Flu Shot Work Better for Women?

High testosterone can help you live a longer, happier, and healthier life—but more T might mean more sick days, too<p>The battle of the sexes continues: The flu shot may be more effective for women than men—and according to a new study from Stanford University, testosterone levels could be to blame.<p>In …

Hangover Facts

If you were knocking back bourbon instead of, say, vodka, your head might be pounding a little harder. In general, darker hard liquors (and most beers and dark wines) contain more congeners, chemicals that may exacerbate hangovers. Smoking cigs also multiplies the misery.<p><b>Liver</b><br>It can detox only one …

Eating Slowly Could Curb Hunger After A Meal, Study Finds

Eating more slowly could lower the chances you'll still feel hungry after your meal, according to a small new study.<p>And among people of normal weight, it could also decrease the number of calories consumed, found researchers from Texas Christian University. However, this calorie effect was not seen …

Building a Feedback-Rich Culture

As an executive coach and an experiential educator, I’m a passionate believer in the value of interpersonal feedback. To become more effective and fulfilled at work, people need a keen understanding of their impact on others and the extent to which they’re achieving their goals in their working …

Accelerate Your Start-Up with Fortune 500 Allies

Meet Phil. He’s just graduated from college and wants to spend more time rock climbing, so he decides to sell burritos to pay the rent. Where to start? He heads to his local Costco and buys $200 in bulk bags of rice, beans, and tortillas. He cooks up a few batches of burritos and begins selling to …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Explains The Difference Between Managers And Leaders

In a recent talk at the San Francisco campus of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, which was written up by the school's Knowledge@Wharton site, Weiner shared his best tips for businesses. Here are a few of the key lessons.<p><b>Understand the difference between leadership and management.</b><p>"I …

This Is Scientific Proof That Happiness Is A Choice

One theory in psychology research suggests that we all have a happiness "set-point" that largely determines our overall well-being. We oscillate around this set point, becoming happier when something positive happens or the opposite, afterwards returning to equilibrium.<p>But this set-point, to a …

30sec Tip: Happiness is not the Absence of Problems

Happiness

How to motivate yourself at anytime

Click on ‘Get Motivated’ mind map to enlargeHave you been putting something off?You know how it goes. One part of your brain says – <i><br>“Stop</i> …

Time Management

100 Pieces of Advice from 100-Year-Olds

What’s the secret to a long and healthy life? All centenarians have their own habits and morning routines by which they swear. In July, the world's …

Jay Leno

10 Ways To Instantly Have Confidence

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by …

14 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

I’m constantly interviewing successful people here at Forbes. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over 1,200 CEOs, celebrities, authors, politicians and even an astronaut. When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

Are You a Manager of Teams or a Leader of People?

So you employ a group of guys who you proudly call your ‘team’ which you are the manager and leader of, and you are confident that they respect you …

Recruitment

Why Transparency Is Always The Best Leadership Policy

Spin and I are good friends. As a former PR guy, for at least for part of my career, I became well acquainted with my own personal “Fifty Shades of Grey.” No sex (sorry), but quite a few shades of the truth. I also saw what happens to individuals and organizations when leaders spin too far into the …

Want To Be A Better Leader? Try This In 2014 | Inc.com

How often do you find yourself complaining about being exhausted?<p>Almost every entrepreneur falls into the pattern of not getting enough sleep, working too hard, and not exercising, even though these things are scientifically proven to make you happier. Instead we come up with excuses for why we …

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The Most-Read Leadership Stories Of 2013

While 2012 seemed to be the year of figuring out how you could squeeze the most into each day, the most popular stories of 2013 reveal that you are ready to dive deeper into the mysteries of your subconscious, and the strange ways that habit, personality, and creativity work together to make …

Top Business Executives Name Their 10 Must-Have Mobile Apps

Whether you are partial to iOS, Android or even BlackBerry for your mobile computing needs, you’re likely faced with an embarrassment of riches when it comes to apps. To put it in perspective, Apple announced in October that its App Store now boasts 1 million apps. And the average U.S. smartphone …

How To Tell Your Boss 'No'--Without Saying 'No'

Your boss asks you to take on a new project, and your first thought is: “There is just no way.” Maybe it’s because you’re already juggling three projects near deadline, or maybe you fundamentally disagree with his strategy.<p>Sure, you could try to just power through all of the projects or propose …

Ten Things Your Boss Doesn't Want You To Know

<i>This is a guest post by Donna Ballman, a Florida employment lawyer and author of the book,</i> Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired: Resolve Workplace Crises Before You Quit, Get Axed or Sue the Bastards. <i>Her blog is Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home and she tweets as @EmployeeAtty. Her other</i> …