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You Will Never Be Ready. Do It Anyway!

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak people wait for opportunities; strong people make …

Cool Stuff

How to step up the career ladder (even when you look junior on paper)

Louisa Symington-Mills offers advice on how to get a promotion after a summer spent filling in for more senior colleagues

I am the most junior person in my team but I know I’m capable of a more challenging role - I spent all summer doing the work of my more senior colleagues while they went on


7 Ways To Knock An Hour Off Your Work Day

We all wish there were more hours in the day. Start using the time you have more wisely and see how much you can accomplish in less time.

In Gothenburg, Sweden, recently, officials proposed an experiment: Some chunk of government workers—now working seven-hour days—would cut their schedules to six …


A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

Wealthy people do things differently than average people.

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.

That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed …


7 Highly Effective Habits to Become the Most Influential Person in the Room

Practicing these 7 habits will establish your credibility. When your credibility is established, you'll have huge opportunities to influence people.

Your character plays a key role in becoming influential with others. Although charisma and good communication skills are important, they're not enough …


5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …


Adaptability: The Most Valued Leadership Skill

Guest Post by Philip MurphyH.G. Wells once wrote: “Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.”The Victorian-era writer may have …


2 Ways You Can Start Having Better, More Interesting Conversations

The most interesting conversations aren't about news, or politics, or sports; they are about emotions. Advertisers have known that for decades and use it to sell more product.

How Can I Start An Interesting Conversation? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.

Answer by Julian …


Star Wars’ adorable, impossible droid is real: Our impressions

The toy itself can do some nifty things. You can tell it to wake up or run away using voice commands, or you can tell it to "go explore," and it will run around your room.

There is even an interface that pops up in patrol mode that can show you what paths the toy is taking around the room, or where …

Star Wars

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.

You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased happiness. You just don’t realize it. And that’s the problem. If you did them more consistently those joyful times would be so much better and you’d …


7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

What makes a great leader in today's world? Answers from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Simon Sinek.

What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse …


How to Become a Successful Young Leader at Work


Yasiin Bey Revives 'Mos Def' Moniker for 'Sensei on the Block'

Rapper also sings hook from 'Karate Kid' theme over Ski Beatz production

Nearly four years after Mos Def announced that he was retiring his name and becoming Yasiin Bey, the rapper has dusted off his old moniker for "Sensei on the Block," a surprise collaboration between the rapper and producer Ski …

Mos Def

The Public Speaking Technique That Everyone Should Be Using

The powerful speech pause might be the most important public speaking technique you will ever learn. This secret is something that I’ve used for many …

Public Speaking

10 Easy Tips to Stay Frugal in Your Life

You don’t have to clip coupons every day and skip your morning coffee most of the time to save money and remain frugal. There are easier and far more …

Frugal Living

You Can Afford It… but Should You?

Recently I gave you a set of criteria to use when wondering if you can afford something. Whether that “something” is a pair of shoes or the trip of a …


How I Re-Branded Myself After a Big Career Change

For over a decade, I built online businesses. My focus was primarily marketing. Create content, promote it, and optimize website conversions.Over …

Private Equity

7 Important Life Lessons You’ll Learn the Hard Way but Need Now

How’s life going, smooth sailing, right?Well, of course there are a few hiccups every now and then.But when something comes up isn’t it so much …

Information Overload

How To Begin Rebuilding Your Life And Make It Ridiculously Amazing

by Luminita D. Saviuc “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and […]

Mark Twain

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence, and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential.

Scientists have now proven that we can actually increase our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.

We now know that by learning new skills …

Scientific Research

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success

Today's business world is as complex as ever. And it's always changing.

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the …


One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life

This may well be the most important factor in determining your professional and personal success.

One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational …


How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

The Brain

Be Part of a Comic Book That Teaches Kids Entrepreneurship

You can help get the lessons of entrepreneurship into the hands of kids across the country -- and around the world.

As a columnist on, I run across all sorts of interesting ideas in the areas of small business and entrepreneurship. A few weeks ago, David Kieve--co-founder and chief marketing …


The 5 Dos and Don’ts of Happiness

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and …


How to meet new people and make friends

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You just moved to the city of your dreams. It’s big, vibrant and full of possibility. The weather is amazing. The …

Personal Finance

Watching This 2 Minute Insightful Animation Will Teach You To Free Yourself From Stress, Anxiety and Depression

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How To Know If You Should Ask For Feedback Or Trust Your Instincts

Sometimes it's smart to ask for feedback, and sometimes it's smarter to hold back.

Feedback is a good thing. Sometimes it's even a gift—good or bad, it lays out a route to improvement, letting you identify strengths and weaknesses and measure your progress. Even so, few people actually seek out …


This Guy Made Almost Every Pixar Character Out Of Pancakes And It Is Amazing

See Woody, Nemo, and even Edna Mode(!), plus 70 more of your favorites.

Dan Drake — aka Dr. Dan the Pancake Man — is an amazing pancake artist whose work has been featured on The Today Show and The Steve Harvey Show.

Dan has done a lot of incredible pancake art — like this stunning portrait of Steve …


Outdated Job-Search Myths That Stifle Your Success

Back in the dark ages, the established rules of job searching remained relatively the same for decades. These days, many of those rules are no longer helpful to your search – in fact, they can work against you in the new world of work. Here, I share the old rules that you must replace with new …

Job Interviews