Sophia Lynn

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How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

The simple trick that has helped me land jobs without having to apply

Every few years, I pull out my "hire me" email and bcc it to my contacts, which includes old coworkers and bosses — but also former neighbors, landlords, people I trained with for a marathon, and so on. It looks like this:<p><i>Hi all,</i><p><i>After a really fun two years of traveling and freelancing — currently</i> …

The Life-Changing Magic of a Mini Steamer

Our deepest apologies to your iron.<p>Modeling for my roommate, I might ask: “Will anyone notice this wrinkle?” It doesn’t matter if she waves me a forgiving hand — I’m going to steam it. Trust me, I’ve read plenty of pro-wrinkle arguments, and I’ve looked a fool plenty of times. I’d love to be the …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

How sports stars can avoid getting conned like Tim Duncan did

Sports stars, stop getting suckered by con artists!<p>Stop letting smooth-talking chisellers get their hands on your championship loot!<p>You played hard …

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

Read Elizabeth Warren's Speech Blasting Trump as a 'Total Disgrace'

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren berated presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and the rest of his party in a speech on Thursday—the same …

8 daily habits millionaires have in common

Last week, as I prepared for my daily three-mile run, a friend shook his head and sighed, "I wish I had your discipline." I told him: "It's not discipline. It's just a habit."<p>Thomas Corley, president of Cerefice & Company Accounting in Rahway, studied both millionaires and the poor for over five …

7 Full-Body Workouts to Jumpstart Your Week

At the start of the new year, we found ourselves reaffirming our health and food goals and knocking out our fitness resolutions. Now that we’re a few weeks into the new year, we’re remembering just how hard it can be to squeeze regular exercise into our plans. Fortunately, there are sweat sessions …

Exercise

The Crazy Simple (But Effective) 15-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

<i>This equipment-free workout from Well + Good goes by lightning fast.</i><p>At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and …

How Positive Thinking Builds Skills, Boosts Health, and Improves Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface but “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. Actually, is more than …

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another.<p>The way you …