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A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

Ever needed to be productive … but you just don't <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of …

Procrastination

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money)

Deep down, every human being wants to find meaning in his or her work.<p>Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost …

Happiness

7 Inspiring TED Talks to Cheer You Up on a Bad Day

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

TED Talks

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

Success

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

Leadership

The Emotionally Intelligent Person's Guide To Disagreeing With Your Boss

Hint: Know when to cut your losses and back down.<p>There are few occasions where having high emotional intelligence (EQ) comes in handy more than when you disagree with your boss. But it's hardly the only one. Many of us would even happily trade off a few IQ points in exchange for some extra EQ. In …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss appreciates what you bring to the job? What’s the best way to build …

Management

50 Life Lessons

"Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it."<p>- Bruce Lee<p>As this post celebrates my 50th piece for the Huffington Post (where does the time go?) it seemed an opportune time to share 50 life lessons learned over the years.<p>By no means is this list comprehensive but 50 seemed …

Wing Chun

If You Have This Key Behavior, You'll Be More Successful Than 90% Of People

An important CEO decided to retire from his chocolate-making business empire that he had spent the past 40 years building. Gathering his two sons …

Success

After years of coaching successful people, Tony Robbins found they all asked themselves the same question about money

In the 500th episode of her podcast, So Money, personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi reflected on some of the most impactful money lessons her guests have shared.<p>"I'm not just the deliverer of this information," Torabi said of hosting the show. "I actually go and incorporate a lot of what our …

Money

Modern Christmas Trees For The Minimalist Man

Christmas is steeped in tradition. From stockings by the fire to cookies left out for Saint Nick, the holiday season is filled with enduring …

Christmas

8 Ways to Stand Out as a Leader in Your Company

There are those people who are put in charge of companies and given the title of President or CEO. In an entrepreneur world, often the President and …

Leadership

23 Quotes That Brilliantly Illustrate the Concept of Emotional Intelligence

The terms emotional intelligence (EI) and emotional quotient (EQ) are relatively new, but the concepts are anything but.<p>Emotional intelligence is defined as a person's ability to identify emotions (in both themselves and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that …

Emotions

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less than the time it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- …

The Brain

10 Work Habits That Will Keep You a Step Ahead of the Crowd

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

Self-improvement

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren’t Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Psychology

3 Personality Traits That Reveal Whether You're a Leader or a Tyrant

Know the difference.<p>Being an effective leader is not inherent in every person. Sure, some people are born with "leadership tendencies," but leadership is a skill as much as anything else--and to be an effective leader, you need to put in the time and practice to effectively inspire and guide those …

Personality

Something weird happens to companies when they hit 150 people

The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to address.<p>“It’s one of the magic numbers in group sizes,” contends Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox, who joined in 2005 when the internet company had fewer than …

Leadership

How to Get a Richer Life in 18 Habits

In a fun infographic, best-selling author James Altucher breaks down 18 great habits that will help you have a richer career - and a richer life<p>It's interesting how many universal truths occur in business. For instance, bad customer service will almost certainly sink a company, as even a superior …

Self-improvement

Seven great habits of the most successful people

• Print<p>Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire.<p>Successful people are where they are today because of their habits. Habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior.<p>Everything that you …

Success

21 Inspiring Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

Everyone wants to be successful. In order to become successful, we need to follow the steps of successful people.<p>But the secret of doing that is - …

Self-improvement

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

Five Habits You Must Develop In Order To Become a Millionaire

To the average person, habits are a bad thing. To the extraordinary person, habits are a necessity of life. Being habitual is a must when you are performing at a high level. Most of us are prone to developing habits quickly, but we may choose to develop the wrong ones.<p>Everyone says they want to …

Self-improvement

A Genius Strategy Got This Guy a 6-Figure Job

You could apply the techniques to sales, marketing, and business development as well.<p>Some people do really insane things during a job search. You can waste a lot of time getting noticed. But someone who got through a programming bootcamp -- a course that purports to make you a programmer in a few …

Employment

6 research-backed ways to live a happier and more exciting life

I have spent almost a decade trying to understand something that most people think doesn't exist.<p>In the process, I have battled Kiefer Sutherland in drunken Jenga, crashed bachelorette parties for wild nights on the town, and been crushed by a bull during running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain — …

Research

78 years ago, a journalist who studied 500 millionaires realised something about relationships that is just as relevant today

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill set out on a mission to uncover and document the strategies used by the wealthiest and most successful …

Wealth

These 5 simple tips will help you keep your mental peace at workplace

<i>Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise. It means to be in the middle of those things and still be calm at your heart.</i> How many …

Productivity

10 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

Leadership

Stylish English Inspired Lounge Bar in Hong Kong

Designed by Nelson Chow from NC Design & Architecture, the Foxglove bar is a spy movie decor. Inspired by an old english gentleman’s life named Frank …

Hong Kong

10 Unique Perspectives On How To Be An Effective Leader (Part 3)

There are many varying perspectives on what great leadership is, the traits necessary for being an effective leader and how to build winning teams. While conducting research for my new book about what the future of leadership development will look like, I have conducted many interviews and gathered …

Leadership