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4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

Self-improvement

Seven things you're doing that make people distrust you immediately

You can lose someone's trust pretty quickly.<p>All it takes is a missed deadline, a weird facial expression or a feeling that you just don't get the …

Columbia University

20 Tips You Definitely Need If You're Always Busy And Stressed

Bookmark this for a rare moment when you're not rushing around.

Productivity

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

The 3 most annoying types of coworkers – and what you can do about them

Over the course of our careers, there are certain types of coworkers we run into over and over. They drive us crazy without even trying. Until we …

Wells Fargo

3 Reasons Why You’re Not Succeeding in Life and What You Can Do to Change It

The work fairy has been kind to me. Over the years, I’ve held some pretty good positions and was involved in many impactful projects—the types that …

Motivation

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

Motivation

Science Says Yoga And Meditation Can "Reverse" Stress At A Molecular Level

I can say from experience that, every time I get into a consistent routine of yoga or meditation, I always notice a difference in my day-to-day …

Mindfulness

5 Tips for Improving Your Landscape Photography Compositions

Whether you are exclusively a landscape photographer or simply someone who likes to capture awesome shots of just about anything, landscape …

Photography

Sony's Best Lens Isn't a G Master

Before anything else, this is the one lens every Sony mirrorless shooter should own. And no, it’s not part of their premium and pricey G Master …

Cameras

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Leadership

25 Unnecessary Attachments Carefree People Don't Have

Life is about attachments. It’s about picking up things along the way until we have a bag full of relics and lessons from the past. Our load gets …

McDonald's

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Productivity

Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

Leadership

How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

When photography or filmmaking becomes a consuming passion or a career rather than a hobby, you might look longingly at fancier equipment. Luckily, "enthusiast" cameras have edged so close to professional gear that there's no need to spend $4,000-plus for models like the Sony A9, Canon EOS 1DX Mark …

The person who’s best at lying to you is you

In 2008, the psychiatrist Stephen Greenspan published <i>The Annals of Gullibility,</i> a summary of his decades of research into how to avoid being gullible. Two days later, he discovered his financial advisor Bernie Madoff was a fraud, who had caused Greenspan to lose a third of his retirement …

4 things you should spend your money on if you want to be happier, according to research

Happiness

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

Work-life Balance

9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …

Depression

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

PLATO

A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel presents a stunning visual narrative of his 40-day trip through the breathtaking landscape of New Zealand. Wenzel, …

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

Leadership

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

Iceland The Beautiful Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their gorgeous photos of Iceland in the Iceland The Beautiful Photo contest with chances to win a …

“Black Panther” and the Invention of “Africa”

The Maison des Esclaves stands on the rocky shore of Gorée Island, off the coast of Senegal, like a great red tomb. During the years of its operation, the building served as a rendezvous point for slavers trafficking in a seemingly inexhaustible resource: Africans, whose very bodies became the …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Customers