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Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

Stephen Curry, Looking Back on His Life, Distills It All Down to One Lesson: Mental Resilience

There are probably a lot of reasons why Stephen Curry has gotten to where he is today—support from his family and friends, hard work, dedication and …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

personalgrowth

11 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

You landed the job. Congrats!<p>Now it's time to make your boss love you by becoming a star employee. Start with these 11 things successful people do to make the most of the first three months in a new position.

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

Self-improvement

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

If the story of 2017 for the financial world turned in large part on the mainstream recognition of Bitcoin, then the story for 2018 in the …

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

'Make your time feel worthy': Dying woman's life advice goes viral

Just before she died of cancer, a 27-year-old woman posted her thoughts on the meaning of life as a farewell to her loved ones.<p>But Holly Butcher's inspirational Jan. 3 Facebook message ended up going viral far beyond her native Australia — in what has turned out to be her final gift to the …

Wales

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

How To Practise Self-Care In 2018 For A Happier You

'To bloom, we need to nurture and nourish ourselves.'<p>Traditional New Year’s resolutions can often focus on physical health and fitness, but January …

Content Marketing Isn't Dead. You're Just Doing It Wrong.

Consistency, and solving your customer's problems must drive your marketing in 2018. Just ask Amazon.<p>Content marketing has been established as the main strategy for building a community of customers for many years now. And, like many great strategies, as time passes it starts to be questioned. …

Marketing

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away

Website traffic doesn't matter if your visitors don't become customers. Find out how to get them to convert.<p>Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to …

eCommerce

6 Types of Toxic People You Should Never Hire

No. 4: This type put themselves in situations where they will have someone to blame if needed.<p>Finding the right people to hire is one of the bigger challenges for companies today. It is expensive and time-consuming, and the process makes it difficult to really get to know the candidates. Not to …

Employment

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

Cryptocurrency

This 1 Habit Will Make You More Creative and Happier (if You Can Stand It)

In a brilliant TED Talk, Manoush Zomorodi explains how we can free up our brains.<p>What if there was one simple thing you could do that cost nothing and took no extra time, that would make you much more creative than you are now? What if it would also make you sleep better, and perhaps happier in …

Social Media

Intermittent fasting was one of the biggest diet trends of 2017 — here's what you should know if you're planning to try it in the New Year

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked about diet trends in 2017.<p>There's the 5:2, where you eat what you want for five days of the week but restrict your calorie intake to just 500 a day on two days. There's also the 16:8, which sees you eat within an eight-hour period, then fast for the …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Rose by More Than 100,000% in 2017

One virtual coin skyrocketed almost 1,582,000% this year!<p>As the year comes to a close, we almost can say with certainty that we've witnessed history …

7 steps to become a UI/UX designer

Recently, I’ve been receiving similar questions from a lot of people:<p>How can I get more into UI/UX?<br>• I’m a programmer/marketing manager/social media …

The Last Mile: How Small Business Can Win the Delivery Race with Amazon

Consumers expect convenience like never before. With the right strategy, local shops can benefit from the home-delivery boom.<p>Santa Claus had a lot of help this holiday season. Amazon dominated sales, accounting for 55 percent of all online transactions on Black Friday on its way to setting a …

eCommerce

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

Motivation

4 Ways The Blockchain Can Revolutionize Retail Marketing

With the rise of cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain technology that fuels decentralization, several industries have been quick to look at how the technology can benefit their sector. As a retail marketer, I’m interested in how the blockchain is going to inform our purchase path. More than …

The 5 best podcasts to keep you company over the holidays

Looking for some podcasts to keep you company while traveling over the holidays? Or to listen to as an escape from your family? We’ve got you.<p>The intimacy of listening to a podcast — having someone’s voice being piped in to your ear — is the perfect medium for exploring dating, relationships, the …

Relationships