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5 Things To Adopt On Day One As A New Leader

Assuming a new leadership role can be daunting. Serving in a managerial role one day and a leadership role the next without receiving the “memo” of what leadership looks like is really a recipe for disaster. Without training or coaching, you only have two options: to rely upon the skills that …


Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day

You don't actually need to be productive all day long. In fact, you probably shouldn't try to be.

I’ve never met a person who didn’t lament the fact that they can’t seem to get enough done. We’re all overwhelmed with our work and life demands. As a result, most of us focus on trying to be more …


How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is).

Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Habits are stagnant, stuck energy. The more you are stuck in your habits, the more you are closed to the flowing energy of life. You don't have any …

Bad Habits

Is Your Confidence Affecting Your Career?

Last week, Dove launched their Mirrors campaign at their sixth annual Mom 2.0 Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, where they had women share their reflections of themselves as young girls as a way to help empower the next generation. The purpose: to give women a confidence boost and see how their female …

Body Language

10 Easy Ways Leaders Can Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision …


What It Really Means to Be Happy

“Happiness is an inside job. Don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life.” ~Mandy HaleEveryone wants to be happy, but not many people …


The Secret Life of Pop Art | Monday Insta Illustrator

Iconic superheroes still need to do laundry, too. Wonder Woman goes to the bathroom. Winnie the Pooh has probably had at least one one-night stand. Such is the premise of Greg Guillemin's tongue-in-cheek pop art illustrations, which feature Darth Vader having a nightcap, Spider-Man brushing his …


Six Ways To Earn Respect At Work

Human Resources

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.

Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …


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Just Five Minutes … Twice a Day | Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Write down everything that crossed your brain.

Get it out. Dump it. Then decide if you should own it.

What’s the Point?

Everyone is inundated with …


15+ Of The Funniest Bar & Cafe Chalkboard Signs Ever

Pilates?sourceFree BeersourceNo HipsterssourceTrust MesourceSign Outside A Wine Tasting Bar In NapasourceTruthsourceBaconBar SignsourceSoup Of The …


101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple smart words.

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.

But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …


How To Manage Exceptionally Creative People

Creative thinkers don't always thrive in structured environments. So how can companies put them to good use?

In 1905, the German microbiologist Robert Koch won a Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering the effect of bacteria in infectious diseases. The famous research physician and fellow Nobel …

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Check Out Images of Early Hip-Hop Style From Photographer Jamel Shabazz's Exhibit

For the past 40 years, street photographer Jamel Shabazz has been capturing the evolution of hip-hop style in New York City. To honor his work, the …

Fashion Photography

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Steve Jobs

How This Couple Is Able to Retire at Age 33

"Don't unconsciously mimic the spending habits of those around you"

The average retirement age in the US is 62.

One Cambridge, Massachusetts couple hopes to cut that age nearly in half and retreat to a rural homestead in Vermont by age 33.

It’s an ambitious, but doable, goal that “The Frugalwoods” — a …


The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.

However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?

Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …


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How to Get Rid of 7 Roadblocks that Kill Your Motivation

Have you ever dreaded doing what used to bring excitement and hope into your life? You’re not alone.

I remember waking up one day and wishing I could …


15 Most Motivational Things That Can Inspire Anyone

No two people have the exact same thoughts on what is or is not motivating. However, there are a few things that are globally considered to be …


Artist So Yoon Lym Paints Detailed Braided Hairstyles

So Yoon Lym has recreated some incredibly detailed braided hairstyles in a recent monochromatic art series. By studying images of both men's and women's hair patterns, she has taken the time to capture the minor complexities of each look, showcasing a painstaking process and incomparable attention …


10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

These mindsets allow openness and flexibility while also providing you precise direction

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople successful and others not?

It has everything to do with habits, …


The 4 Leadership Traits That Translate To Business Success

New evidence that the character of a company's leaders has an effect on a business's financial success.

When leaders of large corporations step down amid controversy, their character is often called into question. Recently, Volkswagon CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down from his post when news broke …


5 Ways to Conquer Fear and Anxiety From Self-Help Guru Dale Carnegie

The best pieces of advice from the author of "How to Win Friends and influence People," and "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living" on how to eliminate stress from your life.

Dale Carnegie is one of the most trusted authors in the self-improvement space, thanks largely to his bestseller "How to Win …

Dale Carnegie

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The seven habits of highly confident people

This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.

Confidence is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. It influences your success in leadership, how you engage with your team, and at work in general. It influences how you build your business, how you are in your family life, …

Henry David Thoreau

5 ways to win over your new boss

How you handle this transition is critical to your success down the road.

MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: How do you handle a management shakeup? is written by Perry Yeatman, CEO of