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3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

Pret a Porto: Portugal’s second city is ready for the limelight

Something odd is happening in Porto’s most famous bookshop. We arrive in the middle of the morning, after a leisurely breakfast of coffee and custard-filled pastéis de nata. The queue to get inside runs around the next block. At the ticket office, where access to the bookshop can be achieved by …

European Travel

Prince George’s birthday is being celebrated with a very special gift

• prince george<p>Prince George is turning five this Sunday, and celebrations are already under way with a very special gift...<p>The little royal will be …

Cute

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

A Fidgeter's Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness

Given that the whole world seems obsessed right now with meditation and mindfulness, my inability to quiet my thoughts, focus, and breathe has me stressed out. So much so that, a few weeks ago, when I caught my most cynical friend sitting in the lotus position in my living room, eyes closed, tuned …

Meditation

Your guide to becoming a DevOps engineer starts with these six online courses

The DevOps approach has helped businesses all over the world speed up their development processes, deploy more frequently, and ensure a high standard …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

These are the 10 hottest places on earth

As the UK heads into a mini heatwave, spare a thought for the places that have really got it bad. Here are the 10 hottest places on earth.<p>1. Death …

I asked a marriage counselor for the 3 most common sex and relationship problems she sees, and they turn conventional wisdom on its head

Rachel Sussman has seen it all.<p>At this point in her career as a marriage counselor in New York City, there's seemingly no sex or relationship topic (and I've broached many) that can shock or embarrass her.<p>Over the course of the past year, Sussman has shared with me a ton of insights related to …

Marriage

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

World's tallest geyser keeps erupting, and scientists aren't sure why

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser just erupted for the eighth time this year, and scientists aren't sure why.<p>It doesn't erupt very often, but when it does, it's the tallest active geyser in the world. The Steamboat Geyser -- known to eject a column of water 300 feet in the air -- …

Geology

What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

Ad failed to load<p>For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

President Know-Nothing Just Stumbled Into a Good Idea About the Electoral College

Trump suggests scrapping an undemocratic institution to which he owes everything.<p>The president knows nothing about much of anything, and cares less. He is President Fox News Grandpa, the low-information voter we elected to make some of the most complex, nuanced decisions facing any human being in …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Inside the Controversial World of Slum Tourism

Travel<p>People have toured the world’s most marginalized, impoverished districts for over a century.<p>Hundreds of shanty towns line the riverbanks, train tracks, and garbage dumps in the Filipino capital—the most jammed-packed areas in one of the world’s most densely populated cities. Around a quarter …

9 Tips to Help You Co-exist Peacefully With Difficult People

Try out these proven ways to deal with difficult people and see how magically they work out for you<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Are you struggling to cope with difficult behavior of …

Self-help

19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don’t do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

You Need to Know These 10 Ways to Turn Yogurt into Dessert

Among the staples in my refrigerator, a tub of yogurt ranks high. Not only do I reach for it every morning at breakfast, but I also find myself …

Healthy Eating

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

The World’s Coolest Public Swimming Pool Will Be in Copenhagen’s Harbor

No matter where you are in Denmark, you’re never more than 30 miles from the sea.<p>Seaside life is an important part of Danish culture — and something …

Swimming Pools

Top 10 Stunning Spots to Experience America’s Nature

American cities usually steal the spotlight when it comes to tourism and travel. However, though America may be on the younger side of countries, …

Spouses Who Have This 1 View of Their Partner Are Twice as Happy in Life

Apparently, the key to a thriving relationship also makes you happier in life.<p>There are a lot of reasons to get married. One is being in love. Another is wanting the tax break. Yet another is the desire to publicly commit to your best friend that you will be with him or her forever, no matter what. …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

Is the ‘revenge body’ the worst fitness fad to date?

There is one advantage to going through a tough break-up; the heartbreak diet. In the weeks or months that follow you unintentionally lose the extra pounds you put on during the relationship. Not all of us get to enjoy this perk, and instead we turn to food for comfort and pile the weight on. Those …

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