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Beat your fear of public speaking with these 7 science-backed strategies

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson says he hates performing in front of a crowd; billionaire investor Warren Buffett admits he used to throw up beforehand.<p>Fortunately, Buffett and Branson have conquered their fears, and so can you. In fact, researchers have spent years developing different …

6 Polarizing Differences Between Managers and Leaders | Inc.com

Whether you run a landscaping business or are a wholesaler for electrical goods, you'll be expected to do your job, mitigate risks, build profit, manage your career profile, and be a worker, manager, and leader for any teams you're a part of.<p>You might think that being a manager and a leader are the …

Employment

The Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men | Men's Health

And if you do the exercise alongside the squat and deadlift, you have everything you need for a basic total-body training system.<p>No other exercise comes close to offering that many advantages.<p>If you already have the overhead press in your workout, great. But I bet you don’t have it programmed like …

3 Job Interview Questions You Must Stop Asking

There are lots of bad job interview questions out there. (If you want to see how you would fare against some good interview questions, take the free quiz “Could You Pass This Job Interview?”).<p>My numerous studies and interviews with hiring managers have revealed that the following three job …

Work-life Balance

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees -- as well as weeding out …

6 sample questions employers ask to assess your personality

These tests are used to gauge traits such as competence, work ethic, and emotional intelligence.<p>We reached out to Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems and a professor of business psychology at University College London, to find out more about these personality …

7 Time Management Mistakes That Are a Complete Waste of Time | Inc.com

For most of us, it seems there's never enough time in the day. We all have the same 24 hours, so why is it that some people achieve so much more than others?<p>The answer lies in good time management. High achievers know how to use their time effectively, and they avoid the common mistakes that most …

Time Management

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

Self-improvement

Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep

In the city of Daejeon, South Korea, an arms manufacturer has designed and built a gun turret that’s able to identify, track and shoot targets, theoretically without the need for human mediation. Who will teach these robot soldiers the rules of engagement?<p>On a green hill overlooking the tree-lined …

Human Rights

Creative and Unusual Ideas

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Dear Apple: Let me delete your apps from my iPhone

In recent years, you've been adding more applications I can't delete from my phone.<p>It started with just a few apps — Notes, Calculator, Calendar, small apps to be sure — but now you're forcing me to keep your Apple Watch app, regardless if I own that device, and soon I won't be able to delete Find …

Apps

7 brilliant ways to start a presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Bob the Golden Retriever smiles all the time because of his cool friends

It's time to retire the #SquadGoals hashtag. We had a good run, but its just going to be redundant if everyone's posting pictures of Bob the Golden …

21 time-management habits all leaders should learn

One of the most difficult skills to master at the beginning of your career is time management.<p>You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to …

Time Management

Here's what Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, and 21 other successful executives ask in every job interview

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate. Here are 23 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

8 Ways to Get Great Abs—Without Crunches

Not only can you do crunches everyday for years without seeing any dramatic results, but you can also cause neck and back strain, fitness experts …

Fitness

Testing Trump's Theory on Guns in France and the U.S.A.

When Americans reacted in horror to the shootings at the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> magazine in Paris by a pair of Islamic terrorists, it didn't take long for the weapon of choice to become part of the debate. Presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted "If the people so violently shot down in Paris had guns, at …

How Moving To Bolivia Saved Our Retirement

By David Hammond, InternationalLiving.com<p>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.<p>Nestled in an Andean valley at 6,000 feet, the Bolivian city of Tarija is truly one of South …