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You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

The Secret to Success in 2018? Start Doing This 1 Thing

Entrepreneurs are busy, but the most successful people know how to stop doing activities that don't add value and stay focused on their top priorities.<p>As entrepreneurs, we're notoriously busy--but I've found that the most successful people know how to <i>stop</i> <i>doing</i> activities that don't add value. …

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

3 Decision-Making Models Used by Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

It was 1994, and Jeff Bezos was a rising corporate star working at a top hedge fund on Wall Street. As the youngest-ever senior VP at D.E. Shaw & Co, he was set for life.<p>Until he quit.<p>According to Bezos, "I needed the right <i>framework</i> in which to make this big decision."<p>Every day, we face small to …

Jeff Bezos

4 mistakes smart people avoid in a networking email

Writing a networking email can a vulnerable, awkward process where there’s an inherent power imbalance: you’re emailing someone, often a stranger …

If You're Really Committed To Personal Development, You'll Take This Uncomfortable Step | Inc.com

Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with starting over. Whether it's by your own design or due to circumstances beyond your control, being new pushes you outside of your comfort …

Self-improvement

Use These 5 Lessons From Elon Musk's Father to Help Raise Your Own World-Changing Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

If you ask me what entrepreneurs I want my sons to emulate as they grow up, the top three that come to mind are: Bill Gates, John Zimmer of Lyft and Elon Musk. I believe each of them has different and inspiring stories about how they've found success and how they've changed the world in positive …

Entrepreneurship

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

5 Success Tips From a Multimillionaire Who Used to Work at Kmart

An immigrant who started out stocking shelves shares his best advice for creating massive success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a look at entrepreneur Manny Khoshbin's 650,000-plus follower Instagram account: you'll see his drool-worthy supercars, palatial …

6 Steps to Get Anything You Want (Even If You Don't Know How) | Inc.com

Sitting on the couch waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap? That probably won't work. Want to make your dream a reality? Yes, absolutely. But, how -- that's the question.<p>You aren't born with all the answers to achieving what you want in life. Most people don't even know what they want. …

Success

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are | Inc.com

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're internally-conflicted.<p>You know you should be doing something -- whether that's working on your project, …

Motivation

7 secrets of millennial moguls: How to find success and make entrepreneurship work for you

When Ankur Jain and Alex Fiance were growing up, neither dreamed they would end up as serial entrepreneurs launching, investing in or advising …