How Does Exercise Improve Work Productivity?

If you exercise regularly, you understand there are many more benefits other than just weight loss or staying in shape. Exercise helps improve all aspects of your life, including work productivity. Being productive and alert at work can help you get your job done faster and even make you more eligible for a promotion. If […]

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Are you a perfectionist? It could be harming your work

Spending less and less time on non-work activities? Continually raising the bar? It’s time to get your clinical perfectionism under control. The pressure we’re under to succeed in business has never been greater. This is no surprise. Everywhere you look, entrepreneurs are receiving the social adulation and financial rewards traditionally reserved for pop stars. As […]

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70% Of People Don’t Know How To Give A Proper Handshake

For all its popularity, the handshake is not well understood. According to one poll, some 70% of people don’t feel confident about their ability to give a proper handshake. The mass ignorance is startling, given that the handshake is “one of the most crucial elements of impression formation,” according to University of Manchester psychologist Geoffrey […]

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#GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso

Amoruso, founder of online retailer Nasty Gal, isn’t afraid to get personal. In “#GirlBoss,” she shares stories from her wayward youth, including stealing and dumpster diving, and how it paved the way for her tremendous success. The book is chock full of practical advice that will inspire you to follow your passion and forge your […]

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Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy

After decades of failed relationships and painful drama, Donald Miller decided he’d had enough. Impressing people wasn’t helping him connect with anyone. He’d built a life of public isolation, yet he dreamed of meaningful relationships. So at forty years old he made a scary decision: to be himself no matter what it cost. From the […]

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Book: The Second Decision: the QUALIFIED entrepreneur

Are you the right person to lead your company? You’re in the driver’s seat of a growing company that an entrepreneur—possibly you— made the First Decision to start. Now, imagine your Board of Directors asking you question after question about your business knowledge and decision-making process. Pass—you leave the meeting knowing you have the skills […]

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Warning for Wall Street’s Entrepreneurs

BOSTON — Stephen A. Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder ofthe Blackstone Group, has a sobering message for any junior financiers hoping to emulate his success: Think twice. Mr. Schwarzman, 67, speaking here on Sunday before an audience of Harvard Business School students, said the temptation to start a new financial firm could disguise the considerable risk […]

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Talk Like Ted

TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED and associated Tedx conferences are held in more than 130 countries and are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day. These are presentations that set the world on fire, […]

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