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12 Quotes From Zen Masters That Will Help You to Stop Overthinking Everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment?<p>This happens to me …

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3 Simple Steps to Writing Emails Even CEOs Will Open

Get results from busy people with this checklist for writing professional emails.<p>Writing a professional email that results in a clear action is truly an artform. This may sound harsh, but no one is obligated to respond to an unsolicited email.<p>Time is a valuable resource and surveys show that the …

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The Brightest People Do 9 Things That Really Stand Out, Says a Harvard Prof | Inc.com

<i>What is it like to interview a very smart person? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Shane Greenstein, Professor in the Technology Operations and Management unit at the Harvard Business</b> …

7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative

Every person is at least 75% responsible for how others treat them. Our verbal and nonverbal actions limit or expand the options of others. For example, if someone asks, “How are you?” as he or she walks by, you know better than to turn around and walk with them in order to provide an extensive …

How to Negotiate with a Liar

Brosmind<p>Robust social psychology research indicates that people lie—and lie often. One prominent study found that people tell, on average, one or two lies every day. Negotiators are no exception. Judging from studies done in 1999 and 2005, roughly half of those making deals will lie when they have …

I'm Business Insider's math reporter, and these 10 everyday things drive me insane

Math, statistics, empirical analysis, and data visualization are all incredibly powerful tools for understanding the world.<p>Unfortunately, these tools are misused and abused in many ways that, to greater or lesser degrees, lead to confusion rather than clarification and make the world just a …

How to Conduct an Effective Job Interview

The virtual stack of resumes in your inbox is winnowed and certain candidates have passed the phone screen. Next step: in-person interviews. How should you use the relatively brief time to get to know — and assess — a near stranger? How many people at your firm should be involved? How can you tell …

5 Ways Singaporean Job Hunters Make Themselves Look Bad on their Resumes

As a working adult, you know the whole drill—when you decide you’ve had it with your abusive boss, you update your resume, type up a gushing, fulsome …

Top 9 Lifehack Blogs to Motivate and Inspire You in 2015

2014 comes to its end, and we all try to make some conclusions and plans on what we’ve done right or wrong and what we should do to make 2015 the …

Essential Zen Habits of 2014 : zen habits

This year been filled with overwhelming and moving moments, for me and for Zen Habits.<p>Topping the list of overwhelming and moving:<p><b>My book</b>: I released …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

25 Hidden iOS 8 Tips & Tricks That You'll Regret Not Knowing Now

iOS 8 comes out, and brings tons of awesome features. Now, it provides you with more powerful photo editing, more convenient voice message editing, …

How to Remember What you Wrote Down in Lecture

• Listen actively- think about what you’re hearing, connect new and old information and write things down <b>in your own words</b><br>• Pay attention and <b>ask</b> …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People who win in the workplace, school, family life, or any other area of their life have a superb grip on productive living. Time is literally …

7 Effective Questions That Will Kick You Into Taking Action Right Away

The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is the little “extra” that extraordinary people do more than normal people. And you …

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5 Common Mistakes That Kill Your Motivation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Motivation is the driving force behind our actions. More motivation to do the right things is therefore one of the most common desires people have. …

7 Steps to Start Tapping Into Your True Happiness

You receive a promotion and are extremely proud. As the day goes by, you share your great news with your loved ones and find yourself feeling increasingly happy. Fast forward a week later, and although you are still feeling proud, the happiness you initially felt is dwindling, and your success has …

What are the three ways to train your brain to be happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

20 Habits Happy People Have (But Never Talk About)

<i>Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.<br>―Dalai Lama</i><p>Over the past decade, between the two of us, Angel and I have read …

4 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voice Inside You

<i>There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is</i> …

10 Tips to Talk About Anything with Anyone

We all fear the awkward silence when we're expected to make small talk with a stranger. Perhaps it's at a business dinner, and you're sitting next to …

5 Crucial Principles To Make Both Your Professional And Personal Life Successful

It’s never easy to balance your professional life and personal life. Dolly Singh, the acting Head of Talent at Oculus VR, has shared 5 principles to …

12 Quiet Rituals of Enormously Successful Humans

<i>May your actions speak louder than your words. May your life preach louder than your lips. May your success be your noise in the end.</i><p>The result of …