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12 Leadership lessons with NerdWallet CEO Tim Chen | Entrepreneur

Tim Chen,¬†the¬†founder of NerdWallet, created his business when he lost his job during the 2008 Financial Crisis. He took this as an opportunity to grow his $800 to a company worth half a billion today.¬†He solved a¬†problem consumers¬†face when scouting for financial products suitable for them. He¬†delivered transparency and built trust with his customers¬†over the years making NerdWallet¬†as a recommended¬†personal ... Read More »

What is social intelligence (and how to increase yours) | Life Hack

At some point in our lives, we are dealt with personal or work miscommunication. This can affect relationships and social intelligence plays a vital role in understanding how we can respond¬†proactively from stressful situations. Social intelligence takes time to develop¬†and honed from experience.¬†Improving our social intelligence can be relevant in¬†solving conflicts from our family or professional peers. Source:¬†https://www.lifehack.org/884585/social-intelligence Read More »

The five pillars of wealth building | Darius Foroux

Darius¬†Foroux¬†shares that there are five pillars when it comes to¬†wealth building: self-investing, income generation, asset investing, asset protection, and capital allocation. Building wealth is a lifelong process. It starts from¬†investing in ourselves where we turn our ideas into¬†an¬†actionable plan of generating income¬†to grow, protect, and diversify over the years¬†and leave an impact on the world. Source:¬†https://dariusforoux.com/five-pillars-of-wealth-building/ Read More »

How to build credit with a credit card | Business Insider

Using a credit card has its¬†advantages and disadvantages. Using¬†it¬†less than¬†your credit limit and¬†paying¬†full¬†on time¬†can build¬†a¬†positive credit report.¬†However,¬†credit card charges high-interest rates¬†and¬†can quickly snowball your debt¬†If not managed properly.¬†As long as¬†it is used wisely,¬†a¬†credit card can build your credit score, thus increasing your chances of approval for a loan for your future home or business. Building good credit¬†takes time and smart ... Read More »

This personality trait is enhanced by education | Psy Blob

‚ÄúWe see quite clearly that students‚Äô personalities change when they go to university‚ÄĚ, says Jeremy Dean, founder of¬†PsyBlog. Completing a higher education provides us not just knowledge but also experiences where our skills and values shift over time. From a personality test of 575 adolescents, it is found that extraversion and agreeableness are two of the five major aspects of ... Read More »

What is a midlife crisis and how to deal with it | Life Hack

Midlife crisis is a term used by people in¬†their¬†late 40s¬†and early¬†50s where one‚ÄĮfaces¬†an existential crisis¬†while¬†others¬†lose their sense of satisfaction in life. One key reason¬†is¬†the changes that¬†have¬†happened¬†in their life like body and health as well as¬†relationships. However,¬†a¬†Midlife crisis is¬†a good¬†signal of call-to-action to find a new meaning¬†in¬†life, such as finding a new hobby, to find a¬†new purpose, or to learn something ... Read More »

I’m a therapist who traded in typical self-care advice for going wave running in the Florida Keys. Here’s why it’s working ‚ÄĒ and how anyone can put the spirit behind it into practice. | Business Insider

Instead of going the traditional self-care route,¬†Amy Morin¬†decided to step up her routine by scheduling time every day to take her¬†WaveRunner¬†out for a spin on the water.¬†Not everyone¬†has a personal watercraft, but¬†an adrenaline-boosting activity¬†or making time for something fun for you¬†regularly¬†can help clear your mind,¬†improve your mood,¬†and¬†can make you¬†feel better.¬†Scheduling something fun is tougher during the pandemic but it would¬†increase¬†your ... Read More »

Working hard or hardly working? Working from home and boundaries in 2020 | Psych Central

Having the privilege¬†of¬†working from home also carries challenges especially when we are now faced¬†with¬†juggling work and personal tasks. Setting a schedule, limiting distractions, and setting work boundaries are ways we can work productively. There should be a distinction between working hours and ‚Äújust-being-at-home‚ÄĚ hours.¬†To prioritize our mental health, we need¬†to¬†take¬†breaks and recharge for some personal time as well as making ... Read More »

How to Appreciate Life More and Be Grateful | Life Hack

Are you enjoying your life and living to the fullest? If not, Life Hack has listed numerous steps you can take to feel more fulfilled. The most important aspect is remaining grateful and thankful for what you have and the people in your life, even when there are struggles. Giving to others and spending time focusing outside yourself is important ... Read More »

Worker resilience starts with manager empathy. Learn other top insights from technology and HR leaders about leading today’s workforce. | Business Insider

Working from home¬†may be the safest¬†and flexible¬†work¬†arrangement,¬†but this doesn‚Äôt mean¬†that¬†employees¬†don‚Äôt feel¬†worried¬†about the uncertainty happening. Managers are encouraged to lead with empathy as everyone faces challenging times¬†when jobs and health is at stake. From a recent panel discussion, ‚ÄúResilience and the Future of Work‚ÄĚ,¬†two experts¬†from¬†Dell Technologies brought to the table¬†how businesses can adapt¬†virtually¬†and prepare¬†their people technologically to go remotely¬†as well as ... Read More »