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How to talk like TED

The 35-year-old ideas conference, which took place in Vancouver last month, has in many ways set the standard for public speaking in the professional world. But what specifically makes a TED talk work? Your idea is everything: If you can’t sum... read more

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How to use your phone less

Many of us rely on our devices for everything from rousing us in the morning to staving off boredom. But there are ways to break the habit. Here are five ways to cut down on phone use Get an alarm clock. Using your phone as an... read more

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How to buy happiness

Money has little effect on happiness. Epicurus said it and modern empirical psychology confirms it. So why do we have so much trouble accepting this? One reason is that the fact that money doesn’t buy us happiness clashes with the obvious fact that it... read more

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How to get things done

A to-do list can help you stay organised and focused, but it can also become overwhelming when it gets too long and you’re not sure what to tackle next. Try keeping three lists - and a calendar. To start off, think about all of the tasks assigned to you... read more

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How to react to criticism

As you lean-into the challenges and new opportunities that come with them, remember that criticism is a natural process of the leadership journey. Since criticism is never easy to handle, keep the following five tips in mind to ensure you handle it... read more

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How to stop procrastination

If you're a chronic procrastinator, you’re familiar with the pain and stress that goes hand in hand with leaving things to the last minute. Even if you want to accomplish or finish a task, you’re likely having trouble getting started in the first place.... read more

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How to mentor a narcissist

Working with a narcissist [someone who believes the world evolves around them] is hard, but mentoring one can be especially challenging. Your instinct as a mentor may be to criticise the narcissist, to put them in their place, but this typically makes a... read more

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How to foster a sense of purpose

We all want to find meaning in what we do. As a leader, you can help your team foster this inner sense of purpose by asking them a few simple questions: What are you good at? What do you take on because you believe you’re the best person to do... read more

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How to make your work feel more purposeful

It’s too easy to allow entire days to pass by in a blur, without being able to articulate what you’ve actually done. One of the most effective tactics for staying focused and productive is to bring purpose to each moment of your work. To give your job a... read more

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How to evaluate your relationships

The best way to begin building authentic relationships is to map out your current relationships. This involves sitting down with a piece of paper and creating a map of each person with whom you have a working relationship. Do a quick assessment of... read more