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How Your Personality Dictates Your Earning Power

A little bit of introspection may help you determine whether you're earning as much as you deserve

We all have different reactions when we look at our paychecks for the first time. Some are satisfied to see the figure mentioned, others feel they deserve a raise immediately. We used to believe that it was in the boss’ hands to ...

by Vaibhav Joshi  | October 15, 2018 06:00:00
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There are Four Basic Email Styles. Which One is Yours?

Find out what your email style says about your personality

As you move through the world, you tend to follow one of four general patterns. The idea of different personality types is old, observed as long ago as the ancient Greeks, who categorized people's personalities into four humors. In the last century, various personality ...

by Carol Tuttle  | August 28, 2018 02:00:00
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(Infographic) 12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You

Check out these quick tips to help you get more friends and allies

The bigger your network is, the better off you are in every aspect of your life. At work, among friends or with family, the more people like you, the more they want to help you. Whether you’re trying to get a promotion or trying to ask ...

by Rose Leadem  | August 15, 2018 02:00:00
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11 Surprising Things You Should Know About Personality

Even things like how you hang your toilet paper or the way you use Facebook can say a lot about you

Your personality says a lot about you -- it’s what makes you you. However, your personality is more influential than you think. Things such as how you hang your toilet paper or the way you use Facebook can say a lot about who you are.In one study, ...

by Rose Leadem  | April 07, 2018 02:00:00
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Your Personality Can Affect How Much You Get Paid

A new study looks at why temperamental fit really does matter

When you’re looking for a job that is a good fit, it’s important to think about not only whether your skills fulfill the job requirements, but whether you have a temperament that makes you suited for the role. If you don’t take ...

by Nina Zipkin  | December 05, 2017 08:00:00
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Becoming a Magnetic Personality Is How You Attract More Business

Potential clients and partners notice when your actions prove you mean what you say

Every entrepreneur who has started a business and succeeded has one particular skill that guaranteed his or her business would thrive: Put that entrepreneur in a room or gathering -- anywhere people can hear or see them -- and they will be the ...

by Andre Bourque  | August 22, 2017 06:00:00
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10 Reasons Magnetic Personalities Add Growth to Businesses

Be the person everyone wants to work with

We all know that one person who is obnoxious, loud, impolite, attention-seeking and yet, extremely successful. This type of unfiltered extroversion may work for some, but is not a clear reflection of a person’s level of magnetism.Magnetism must not be confused with narcissism. ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | June 27, 2017 06:00:00
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12 Habits of Genuine People

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58 percent of success in all types of jobs.People with high ...

by Travis Bradberry  | June 16, 2017 12:00:00
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10 Ways to Become a Super-Likable Person

Everybody likes a person who listens compassionately and speaks with honesty

Do you make people feel comfortable and welcome when they are around you? Do people feel appreciated, understood and accepted by you?Likeable people know how to endear themselves to others from the get-go. They understand the importance presenting themselves as being genuine ...

by Deep Patel  | May 20, 2017 02:00:00
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8 small things people use to judge your personality

Sometimes the little things in life make a big difference.

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the ...

by Travis Bradberry  | July 06, 2016 07:00:00
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How this personality test predicts your entrepreneurial calling

The Myers-Briggs indicator is a test that helps to determine a person’s personality type and entrepreneurs are found to have a common one.

Entrepreneurs have very distinct personality traits. They are confident, driven and intelligent. Generally speaking, they are also an honest and deeply passionate breed of humans, so much so that other people think they are a little bit crazy. There is a long-running myth ...

by Gerard Adams  | May 18, 2016 11:00:00
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The 7 P’s in leadership

You don't need to have them all, but a healthy dose of some can keep things manageable.

What is leadership? Who is an effective leader? The answers to both questions are relative to every organization out there –whether large or small. The truth is, there is no one set of rules that make for an effective leader: Some people ...

by Jeffrey Hayzlett  | May 09, 2016 07:00:00
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Are you a ‘highly-sensitive’ person?

Find out if you are with these key characteristics.

Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15-20% of people who qualify as “highly sensitive.” Psychologist Elain Aron has studied this phenomenon extensively, and using MRI scans of highly sensitive people’s brains, she’s found that ...

by Travis Bradberry  | April 04, 2016 07:00:00