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These 5 Simple and Smart Ways are Guaranteed to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

<i>This column is by Larry Kim, Founder & CTO, WordStream</i><p>Emotional intelligence is a key indicator for success in business, relationships, and life in …

Emotional Intelligence

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Want to have better conversations? It's time to break up with these pesky bad habits.<p>Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are …

Self-help

This Is How Simply Changing The Lighting Can Make You Perform Better

When it comes to getting things done – whether we’re talking about David Allen’s wildly popular methodology or just the act of doing stuff – the …

Productivity

6 things that can cost you if you do them yourself

Slide 1 of 8<p>In theory, DIY-ing everything — from oil changes to laundry to taxes — sounds like a smart way to save money. But when you sit down and …

Home Improvement

The Science Behind Why We Procrastinate

Some research says the best way to spark creativity is to walk away and that the best ideas come from those least-expected “aha!” moments. So maybe …

What is mind mapping?

Post Views: 1,358<p>When it comes to getting information in and out of your brain, mind mapping can be a very effective technique. The good thing about …

Project Management

Changing the Way You Offer Feedback to Your Team

Follow @TimElmoreThis fall, one of the biggest companies in the world will terminate a practice that almost every employee dreads each year: the …

35 Books on Productivity and Organizational Skills for an Effective Life

Possessing productivity and organizational skills will give you an advantage in living a life of fulfillment and extraordinary achievements.<p>These …

Self-improvement

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Are You a Traditional or Collaborative Leader? (Infographic)

Identify and shape your leadership style with this infographic.<p>The workplace landscape is changing. As businesses compete to stay relevant, they're constantly in search of innovative solutions to increase productivity and engage workers. The traditional leadership style is changing and the future …

Sharing What You Know Benefits You, Your Team and Your Company

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>"Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” So the saying goes, but it’s incredibly shortsighted.<p>Great teachers amplify the work of everyone around them, and that’s only the beginning. Don’t fall for the tired truism.<p>Those who can’t teach are missing …

Pedagogy

So, What Will It Take to Improve Morale?

It seems everywhere managers are trying to find ways to improve morale within their organizations, and the federal government is no exception. While …

8 Ways to Boost Team Morale

The economy is the strongest it has been in seven years. Compared to the great recession that started in 2008, these are great times to be in …

5 Morale Boosters That Kept a Dying Business Afloat Until It Finally Thrived

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes in business winning is simply staying in the game through countless losses until you win the big victory. That is exactly what Brian Young, CEO of Home Painters Toronto, discovered:<p>"It's a mind game and mental battle from start …

Cold Calling

7 Habits of Highly Fit People

Have you ever noticed how some people can train and stay fit, while others get stuck in an endless loop of weight loss and weight gain? As the daughter of gym owners, I've seen fitness fads come and go. As a yoga teacher myself, I've seen people start health regimes with zeal, only to fizzle out …

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Eva Green

The Fashionably Broke Bloggers On How to Score a Deal in the District

“There’s a coolness to being fashionably late, so we were like, be fashionably broke in that effortless, I-don’t-care, I-just-am spirit,” says <b>Natalie</b> …

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Aldi grocery store: best in America, related to Trader Joe’s.

Chances are that you have never set foot inside the best grocery store in America: Aldi. And even if you are lucky enough to be in one of the 32 …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? Here's How To Tell

What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? IQ and work ethic are important, but they don't tell the whole story. Our <i>emotional</i> intelligence -- the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others -- can play a critical role in determining our happiness and …

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