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12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com

Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out loud.<p>Unfortunately, since there are so many of us …

Emotional Intelligence

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Employment

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Motivation

20 Motivational Quotes To Help You Get Over A Bad Day

Are you disheartened and disappointed with what life has dished out? Do you face each day with fear and trepidation? Don’t give up. Don’t lose heart. …

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

<b>We get promoted because of our IQ and we get fired because of our lack of EQ.</b><p>I remember when I was first promoted to a leadership position, I was so proud, and yet I was so unprepared too.<p>It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the …

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

How To: Buy A Suit

<i>Click here to follow AskMen Fashion on Twitter</i>.<p>I think we’d all love to have the experience of purchasing one or more bespoke suits. The fanfare, the attention to detail and the peerless final product are undoubtedly on every man’s list of what constitutes “fine living.” Sadly, it’s something …

Clothing

The Art of Public Speaking

Most people fear public speaking more than death; severely limiting opportunities to communicate their thoughts and ideas, while stifling their personal growth. Only if forced to give a speech do they practice and then they will procrastinate until the last possible moment. Public speaking is like …

15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life

I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it’s important for us. I like this definition of hope from dictionary.com: <i>the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for</i> …

Versace Oud Noir - Ape to Gentleman

<i>Versace Oud Noir</i> is an oriental men’s fragrance with an intense and almost regal composition; spicy and deep, dark scent of leather.<p>The head notes …

Ermenegildo Zegna Uomo - Ape to Gentleman

Developed by renowned perfumer Alberto Morillas, Ermenegildo Zegna Uomo combines two key ingredients; zesty Bergamot and floral Violettyne Captive. …

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6 Ways To Stop Letting Life's Pressures Consume You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you get tired of having to deal with the seemingly endless pressures going in in your life?<p>You’re overworked, undervalued, under compensated, …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

5 Ways To Switch on Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fortunately, confidence is an art that can be learned with consistent practice. We can turn on the confident personality button anytime we want. …

To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …

Interviewing Like an Entrepreneur: 10 Tips to Land Job Offers

Go into every interview with the end-goal of receiving a job offer. Make it your decision as to whether you want to work for the company rather than letting the company determine whether you are a fit.<p>While interviewing is not always easy, there are certain tricks which can be implemented to …

How To Deal With An Abusive Boss

<i>This is a guest post by Frank Faeth, an executive coach with Faeth Coaching in Bronxville, N.Y. who specializes in coaching abrasive leaders.</i><p>Many of us watched in horror as Mike Rice, the disgraced former basketball coach for Rutgers University, hurled basketballs and homophobic slurs at his …

Who Else Wants an Awesome Morning? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Having an awesome morning is though, I know. Suddenly we have to get all our systems ready for another high-energy day. Personally, I wasn’t doing …

4 Ways To Find People You Match Well With | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When it comes to relationships, whether it’s romantic relationships or friendships, good matches are very important. The better you match with a …

7 Ways To Be More Optimistic | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Want to Be More Optimistic? Here are Seven Ways to Do It</b><p>Optimism is absolutely essential for winning, meeting and exceeding goals, and feeling …

10 Simple Ways to Build Self Confidence

We live in a world where criticizing people and focusing on negative attributes seems to be the social norm.<p>It’s an unfortunate aspect of life and …

Happiness

12 Signs of Cowardly Leadership

<i>Courageous leadership.</i><p>You hear that term a lot these days. It is a call to commit and act; to make hard choices and take risks; and to do what’s unpopular and right. Language can be a funny thing though. Sometimes, people hijack words to fit their own ends. They may brandish words like courage, …

My Boss is a Jerk! Three Reasons Why Leaders Succeed and Bosses Fail

We all know that every leader is a boss, but not every boss is a leader. We can break down the fundamental differences between a boss and a true leader in terms of opposites. Do you talk, or listen? Do you demand, or motivate? If you are a boss, you are followed because of authority. If you are a …