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7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Self-improvement

6 Things Business School Won't Teach You About Entrepreneurship

For MBAs, starting a business can become the scene of the accident, where theory and education collide with facts and reality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business school won’t teach you everything you need to know about starting and running a successful business. I …

Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk Just Stood on Stage and Revealed His Higher Motivation (It's a Lesson For All Leaders)

Clue: It's not about making enormous amounts of money.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are you obsessed with money?<p>Do you dream about all the things you'd do if you had far too much of it?<p>Do you see people driving in Ferraris …

Motivation

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

Leadership

How to Get Mentors (and How to Know If Your Mentors Are Any Good) | Inc.com

Who you are on Tuesday in one room is not the same as who you are on Wednesday in a different room. Around some people, you feel on top of the world. Around others, you can't think straight. You don't have an absolute value and unchanging identity. Like pieces on a chessboard, your value and …

Self-improvement

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

4 Things We Think We Need Today that Won’t Matter at All in the Long Run

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Are you living?</i>On a rainy Sunday morning 15 years ago, as Angel and I were struggling to cope …

Calendars

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

Alan Greenspan

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Bitcoin Could Cost Us Our Clean-Energy Future

Simply put, bitcoin is slowing the effort to achieve a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. What’s more, this is just the beginning.<p><i>This story</i> …

10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to …

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

Online Education

ScienceAlert Deal: 8 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With Raspberry Pi

Mine for Bitcoins.<p>If you've been living under a rock these last few years, you might have missed the huge interest in the tiny computers called …

Leave the Past in the Past: What Matters Most Is Who You Are Now

<b>“Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was in rehab for alcohol addiction, one of the most difficult things for any of us …

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read | Inc.com

There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Want to start (or …

Bill Gates

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

3 Important Skills You Need to Acquire in Order to Become Successful

Why do some people seem to travel up the success ladder at warp speed, while you’re still stuck where you are? As frustrating as this can be, the …

KTH, The MIT of Stockholm, Produced These Three Mind-Blowing Startups | Inc.com

KTH is known as the MIT of Stockholm. And Stockholm lags only Silicon Valley in the number of unicorns -- companies worth at least $1 billion -- per capita.<p>Three KTH companies - Mano Motion, a maker of software that enables smartphone cameras to capture 3D- hand gestures whose CEO is a serial …

Startups

Here's What Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos Would Do Differently If They Could Go Back in Time | Inc.com

What advice would you give to your younger self? Successful entrepreneurs spend some time reflecting on their past and thinking about the future. Here's what Richard Branson, Oprah, and Jeff Bezos shared.<p>"Screw it. Get on and do it" was Richard Branson's call to action.<p>"Success is a process. Moving …

Entrepreneurship

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know<p>Let’s face it, the real reason you joined the gym was so you could work your guns. …

Money Won't Make You Happy. Here's What Will, According to Science | Inc.com

<i>At age 25, would you pursue a well-paying corporate job that makes you unhappy or a hobby that makes you happy but has no guarantee to pay the bills? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer,</b> …

Happiness

Top 5 Life Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

Top 5 Life Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews<p>Updated July 28, 2017<p>Life skills are abilities and behaviors that help you effectively …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital