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15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It

Emotional intelligence isn't about achieving perfection. It's about learning and growth.<p>Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>Emotional intelligence, the …

Emotional Intelligence

Handgriffe der Lust: So gelingt die erotische Massage

Die erotische Massage gehört zu den Vorspiel-Lieblingen vieler Frauen. Mit welchen Techniken Sie die Liebste in Ekstase bringen und welche Sie sich …

People Decide These 8 Things About You in Just Seconds

Your first impression might tell people you're untrustworthy, lacking intelligence, or even promiscuous.<p>You don't get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>We all hope that when meeting someone new, we don't make a huge goof, like offending that person or saying something stupid.<p>But even …

Psychology

America's top colleges assigned these books to freshmen

The book choices this year range from personal essays to classic fiction, hitting topics that include race, climate change, and sexuality.<p>While students will get to enjoy the books over the summer, at most colleges they're expected to come to campus ready to debate and analyze the book alongside …

Books

A 99-year-old Wall Street veteran reveals secrets of her success

As she nears 100, Irene Bergman has some advice for enjoying a long career on Wall Street: Don't do anything stupid.<p>Consider investment returns, the financial adviser at Stralem & Co. said in an interview at her New York apartment, where, surrounded by paintings from Dutch masters, she telephones …

My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates

Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells the story of his abduction, detention and eventual release<p>One afternoon two years into my captivity, in a dirty villa, I sat up on the mattress and noticed that my guard had left the room. His rifle lay on a …

10 strategies quick learners use to pick up anything

Learning is a skill in itself.<p>We need to get good at it, since the tools we use to do our jobs are changing every year.<p>In a recent Quora thread, …

Eric Ries

Become a Spontaneous Traveler by Using These Apps

Procrastinators, rejoice: a new crop of digital tools can help you book an entire trip in a matter of minutes, even mere hours before takeoff. So get …

3 Types of Procrastinators and What Motivates Them (infographic)

What kind of time-waster are you? Use this flowchart infographic to find out.<p>You know you work better under pressure, preferring to put things off until it's really crunch time.<p>After all, why do right now what you could put off for just another few hours?<p>There are those people who jump on each task …

Procrastination

You Have to Be Fast to Be Seen as a Great Leader

It’s obvious that business is moving faster and faster and that to keep up, leaders at all levels need to know how to pick up the pace.<p>That’s easy to say. But is it so? Is there a correlation between speed and perceived leadership effectiveness?<p>In a word, “yes.”<p>We recently analyzed 360 feedback …

What happens when you accidentally become internet famous?

Wondered why #Alexfromtarget was trending? It’s because someone posted a picture of someone called Alex working at Target. Confused? Welcome to the world of accidental internet fame<p>This weekend, the internet made a Target employee famous.<p>Currently known only as “Alex from Target”, all it took was …

Geplanter Millionen-Murks

Der Föhn gibt den Geist vor der Garantiezeit auf und das Tablet eignet sich nach zwei Jahren nur noch als Schneidebrett. Reparatur? Lohnt nicht. Es …

15 GRÜNDE, WARUM ICH DIE DEUTSCHEN LIEBE.

How job recruiters screen you on LinkedIn

There are over 433 million users on LinkedIn and many of them — though not all — are probably competing for the same jobs. Investors have scored big …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Here are the signs that China’s Lehman moment is inevitable

Money market rates in China climbed again last week, prompting more worries of a deja vu of June’s cash crunch that spooked global markets. That was when the Shibor—the Shanghai interbank offering rate, which tracks the interest rates banks charge each other—soared, reminding many of the Libor leap …

Finance

Why is crime falling?

IN SEPTEMBER, Rockstar Games, a British video games developer, is launching Grand Theft Auto 5, a game in which gamers play a homicidal car-thieving …

Science Of Persuasion

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

How to Stick with It When You're Learning Something New On Your Own

Most of us have a passion to learn something new—whether it's advancing our skillset, picking up a new hobby, or just taking on an entire new …

Learning