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6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time articulating what it is that makes their leadership so effective.

It was recently rumored that Starbucks' CEO Howard Schultz would run for …

Leadership

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).

By Amanda Schupak, SELF

Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

Mind

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

Everything might feel perfect in the planning phase, but that’s not reality.

The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer

Startups

10 Black Artists to Watch in 2016

What isn't often a subject of discussion are those stories of artists emerging from the fold, however. To this end, we couldn't think of a better way …

The 20 best high-paying jobs in America for 2016

When choosing a career, it's important to seek out jobs that are meaningful and challenging, but a high salary doesn't hurt, either.

US News & World Report recently released its 2016 Best Jobs rankings, which determines the best occupations in the country based on median salary, employment rate, …

Employment

Feast Your Eyes on These Colorful Pop-Culture Portraits by Artist Mauro Balcazar

Artist Mauro Balcazar draws inspiration for his mixed-media work from his favorite movies and TV shows—with a focus on expressive, colorful portraits …

Cool Stuff

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn't as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here's how.

You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).

But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

Mornings

Husband's Sketches For His Wife Capture The Beauty In Ordinary Love

"There is no one I would rather spend every day of my life with."

Artist Curtis Wiklund has spent the last five years documenting the moments and memories he shares with his wife Jordin in a series of poignant sketches.

It began in 2011 when Jordin embarked on a 365-day photo project and asked Curtis …

Love

How to Hire Like a Superboss

A woman shows up for a job interview. It’s a management position, but not a high-level one. While she’s waiting, someone drops down in the chair beside her. It’s the legendary head of the company. “Are you here about a job?” he asks. Speechless, the woman nods. The CEO then asks her about the more …

Ralph Lauren

Nine Ways Employers Screw Up Hiring

It’s a big deal to invite a person to join your team. I understand why a lot of department managers make hiring decisions very carefully. I do the same thing myself. That being said, almost every part of the traditional corporate and institutional hiring process is broken beyond repair.

In other …

Human Resources

Breathtaking Bronze Sculptures Celebrate the Visual Poetry of the Human Form

Michael James Talbot is a master at creating breathtaking bronze sculptures that venerate the gentle tension and balance of the female form. The London-based artist is well known for his exquisite pieces that are intricate celebrations of the human body. Reminiscent of classic Greek and Roman style …

Poetry

10 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy | Happy

When you quit doing the wrong things, you make more room for the things that make you happy. So starting today…

1. Quit procrastinating on your …

Happiness

50 things you should be doing without thinking if you want to be an entrepreneur

You can't "major" in entrepreneurship, and even if you could, you'd find it virtually impossible to learn to be an influential entrepreneur on your own.

Instead, the best lessons come from experience, and only by adopting beneficial habits on a daily basis can you gradually attain the excellent …

Entrepreneurship

5 Signs Your Leadership Style Is Too Soft

There’s huge pressure on leaders to keep employees engaged and inspired and to create workplaces that are fun and fulfilling. But sometimes these initiatives go too far and bottom-line business results suffer. Leaders turn overly soft and are so focused on making people happy that they forget to …

Leadership

NASA's space tourism posters will make you want to suit up

Enjoy the work of Seattle-based design studio Invisible Creature.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a knack for space-themed travel posters. A little over a year ago, its "Exoplanet Travel Bureau" series made its debut with an homage to the iconic WPA prints of the 1930s. This year, the JPL …

NASA

Fix Your Depressing Cubicle With This Lamp That Grows Plants

Although we often write about blades and grass all the time, it's not usually at the same time. But such is the case with Grasslamp, the office-chic …

Cubicle

50 Motivational Quotes To Empower Your Life

I know, it’s tough! To stay motivated, to keep going towards our goals. Sometimes, we don’t feel like doing it anymore.

Do you know why all this …

Motivation

6 Secrets To Designing The Sexiest Lingerie On The Planet

Sarah Shotton, lead designer for Agent Provocateur, shares how she drops jaws through the psychology of sexy.

Lingerie is typically filled with the stale tropes of push-up bras and edible underwear, which make the Britain-born Agent Provocateur a rarity in the modern age. With undergarments that …

Lingerie

26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

Embrace ALL the emotions.

With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.

If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a …

Happiness

Break your bad habits with these clever gadgets and apps

Do people change?

It’s a question usually reserved for those moments we contemplate reuniting with an ex or going back to work with a former boss. But around this time of year, when we realize our New Year’s resolutions are dead in the water just two months in, it's a question many of us will turn …

Self-improvement

9 More Crazy Math Facts That People Refuse To Believe Are True

Mathematics is full of counterintuitive facts and problems that push your mind to new areas and challenge your cognitive versatility.

The next nine facts are just a few of those puzzles; problems that have a habit of sparking arguments and debates among even some of the smartest students.

While they …

Cool Stuff

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

This Chilled Cup Is Literally the Coolest Way to Make Iced Coffee

Cools your coffee 130 degrees in one minute (Photo: HyperChiller.com)Unlike football, iced coffee has no offseason. It's always a damn refreshing way …

Caffeine

A Stanford professor says the 'gun test' can help you make big decisions

You can drive yourself crazy deciding whether to attend grad school, take a job offer, or marry your partner.

What if you make the wrong choice, and as a result, wind up unhappy, unfulfilled, and unsuccessful?

In these situations, it may help to use an unconventional strategy that Stanford …

Stanford University

How to Manage the 6 Toughest Employees You'll Ever Face

You can't just fire them. Here's what to do instead.

Being the boss is never easy, but some employees make it particularly difficult. How do you cope with those who do their jobs well but are equally skilled at annoying both you and their colleagues? Tim Eisenhauer, co-founder of Axero Solutions …

Human Resources

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview

If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to explain. And that can make answering interview questions with hiring managers overly …

Job Interviews

Here’s The Average American’s Annual Budget After College

The typical entertainment budget? $202 a month.

Albert Einstein once said that the most powerful force in the universe was compound interest. Anyone who wants to retire comfortably — or early — knows that the key is using compound interest to your advantage.

No one is in a better position to harness …

College & University

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?

Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? Almost all have a morning routine.

I’ve interviewed a ton of top experts about their productivity secrets: Tim Ferriss, Cal Newport, Dan Ariely, …

Procrastination

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Enhance Your Chances of Success

The definition of success will vary from person-to-person. From some, being successful is having family. For others, success means starting and maintaining their business.

I'm an entrepreneur just like you, working my tail off daily. Failure isn't an option. We all want success and over the past …

Success