Lifestyle

5 ways being left-handed can positively affect your life

Left-handed people face everyday challenges that their right-handed counterparts never have to worry about, like hand smudges while writing and using scissors made for righties. Though only 10% of the entire population is left handed, many influential people throughout history have been lefties, like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Babe […]
5 ways being left-handed can positively affect your life
Strategy

Americans make easy victims of ‘entrepreneurship porn’ because it gets right at the heart of what they believe about business and success

Starting a business and keeping it small is less appealing to many Americans than launching a startup and scaling it big. Morra Aarons-Mele coined the term “entrepreneurship porn” to describe the unrealistic glamorization of the entrepreneurial lifestyle. It’s the latest in a series of myths, she said, about what success […]
Americans make easy victims of ‘entrepreneurship porn’ because it gets right at the heart of what they believe about business and success
Strategy

The 3 smartest things I did when looking for a new job

Looking for a job can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when you have to apply while working full time at your current gig. There are some things you can do, like asking for what you want directly, that can help you land the perfect job. Here are the three smartest […]
The 3 smartest things I did when looking for a new job
Lifestyle

9 things productive people do before noon

Productivity often begins in the mornings, with productive people tackling many of their tasks in the early hours. Along with health benefits, being a morning person can help you capitalise productivity and achieve success. Here are nine things people do before noon to increase productivity. We can’t all be morning […]
9 things productive people do before noon
Strategy

How to dress for your first job without blowing your paycheck

Whether it’s an internship or your first job, creating a work-appropriate wardrobe can be pricey and time-consuming. It doesn’t help that most work-friendly clothes can be expensive – and your first gig isn’t likely to be particularly lucrative. Personal finance experts and stylists told Business Insider what to buy, where […]
How to dress for your first job without blowing your paycheck
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9 things you should never be afraid to say no to at work

Saying “no” at work is sometimes necessary. The key is knowing when to push back. Rejecting requests is a balancing act – you’ll need to weigh your current workload and team goals against the needs and wants of others. Some factors to consider include the amount of work or effort […]
9 things you should never be afraid to say no to at work
Lifestyle

Our son gets straight As — here’s how we raised him to succeed

School is challenging to some students, but to others, it’s a breeze. Getting straight As in school is an impressive accomplishment that can lead to success later in life. Though getting straight As is up to the student, how parents raise their children can position them to succeed. Here’s how […]
Our son gets straight As  —  here’s how we raised him to succeed
Strategy

5 signs your boss doesn’t like you as much as you think

Your boss‘s impression of you is important, since he or she controls the projects you work on and whether you get promoted or fired. Signs that your boss doesn’t like you can be subtle, since you’re working together in a professional capacity. According to experts, you should should be wary […]
5 signs your boss doesn’t like you as much as you think
Lifestyle

6 games for kids that will make them smarter

Games are more than an enjoyable pastime – some types of play can actually make kids smarter. Unstructured games, art, and even bath time can help kids strategize and explore their creative potential. Here are six games, from an expert, that will make your kids smarter. Becoming smarter is more […]
6 games for kids that will make them smarter
Strategy

17 things you should never wear to a job interview

Picking an interview outfit might be one of the more stressful parts of preparing for a job interview. An ideal interview look shows the employer that you’re a good cultural fit for the company. Above all, interview outfits should be unwrinkled, clean, and not revealing. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
17 things you should never wear to a job interview
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9 things parents who raise successful kids have in common

Parenthood takes many forms, and often parents are bombarded with advice from family members, friends, and experts. However, according to parenting experts, the ways some people parent may influence how successful their children become. Here’s how to raise successful kids. When it comes to raising children, parents often seek advice […]
9 things parents who raise successful kids have in common
Lifestyle

The ideal morning routine for someone who hates mornings

A morning routine can make you more productive and set you up for success all day. Designing your morning routine to minimise stress can make it easier to get up in the morning if you’re not usually a morning person. Experiment with the below tips to find a morning schedule […]
The ideal morning routine for someone who hates mornings
Strategy

9 negotiation tips for people who hate negotiating

Negotiation is not the same thing as conflict- you have to be willing to compromise and/or say no if you don’t like the offer. Though it’s widely hated, being able to negotiate is a skill you need if you want to get ahead in your career. Being optimistic, prepared, and […]
9 negotiation tips for people who hate negotiating
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8 networking tips for people who hate networking

Networking can be intimidating, whether you’re introverted, have social anxiety, or just simply don’t enjoy meeting new people. Being able to network and build new relationships is an important professional and life skill for success. Networking doesn’t have to be hard – here are tips to help you network through […]
8 networking tips for people who hate networking
Lifestyle

Australians see success as being happy and healthy rather than rich

Australians define success in terms of being happy (77%) and healthy (71%) over earning a six-figure salary (18%). The LinkedIn research shows a majority of Australians (65%) consider themselves to be successful. However, they feel that society’s view has a negative impact on their own potential for success. Most Australians […]
Australians see success as being happy and healthy rather than rich
Strategy

Playing nice at work could cost you success

If you’re struggling to say “no” at work and instead feel the need to constantly assist coworkers you might be compromising your success. As sad as it sounds, research shows that being agreeable can come at a cost in terms of career success. It can even mean earning less over […]
Playing nice at work could cost you success
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14 rich and powerful people share their surprising definitions of success

Successful people don’t necessarily define success as being rich or powerful. Instead, they often talk about relationships, well-being, and societal impact. Below are 14 legendary figures’ definitions of success, from John Paul DeJoria (hard work) to Maya Angelou (liking yourself). Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When we talk […]
14 rich and powerful people share their surprising definitions of success
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The best life advice of 2017

Over the past 12 months, we’ve shared with our readers insights from psychologists, couples therapists, time-management experts, and more. Each one had a slightly different take on what makes people happy, successful, and fulfilled. As the year draws to a close, we’re reflecting on some of the most useful tips […]
The best life advice of 2017
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Many successful people are driven by a quality no one likes to admit

Success may be partly a result of insecurity, say entrepreneurs and researchers. People who have a chip on their shoulder may be more motivated to prove their worth. However, if you’re constantly whining about your disadvantages, you may be less inclined to succeed. Real-estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara […]
Many successful people are driven by a quality no one likes to admit