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Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

13 Sweet Uses for Cauliflower You Haven’t Tried Yet

You’ve witnessed firsthand how great sweet potato pies and black bean desserts can be. In other unexpected dessert ingredient news, here’s everyone’s fave paleo hack ingredient: cauliflower! It whips up light and fluffy, and since it tastes great mashed it will work in a batter too. Whether you’re …

Food

How to Make a Bookcase That's Also a Secret Door

Access to a crawlspace or attic is made more fun by building this covert door.<p>Secret doors aren't just in the movies. With a few tools and materials, you can build your own bookcase that doubles as a secret door into a crawlspace or attic.<p>Attic rooms and areas under stairs often have crawlspace …

Woodworking

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

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8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

Here Are Four Exciting Ways To Make Baked Chicken

EASY BREEZY!<p><b>Pesto Chicken Bake</b><br>Inspired by this recipe.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3–4 chicken breasts<p>Salt and pepper to taste<p>4–6 Tbsp. basil pesto<p>1–2 Roma tomatoes, sliced<p>1–2 cups mozzarella cheese<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.<p>2. Place chicken breast in a baking dish. Season chicken with salt and pepper …

Forget self-help: we're programmed for change

“This life,” wrote the French poet Charles Baudelaire more than a century ago, “is a hospital where each patient is possessed with the desire to change his bed.” No “How to Change Your Bed in Seven Days!” poem followed, alas. Today we still yearn for better bodies or relationships, jobs or houses. …

Greek Philosophy

You Can't Achieve Success Without This

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i></i> …

6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

A 3-Minute Workout That Burns Belly Fat

Even you have time to tone up.<p>If you use your time efficiently, you don't need to spend hours on abs exercises to sculpt an enviable core. Fire up your abs in just three minutes with this high-intensity workout, designed by BFX Studio trainer Bianca Vesco to raise your heart rate and burn belly fat …

Code.org lands $23M as U.S. business leaders implore Congress to fund computer science education

Code.org, the non-profit that promotes computer science education around the world, has secured $23 million in donations from Microsoft, Infosys, …

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from the …

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism (Backed by Science)

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body.These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.However, the word</i> …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

The 23 Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

It was halftime during one of my 7th-grade football games. And we were losing 14 - 0. With our knees planted in the grass, my team was quietly …

Motivation

Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet: How to Prepare for the Future of Work

It’s easy to fear the unknown, and planning for it is near impossible. Nevertheless, with technology advancing at breakneck speeds, planning for and …

Social Media Marketing

3 Leadership Lessons That Executives Can Learn From Ronald Reagan

I was recently at a marketing conference talking with Mike Murtagh, the VP of Advancement at Eureka College, about Ronald Reagan. Reagan happens to be the Illinois school’s most famous graduate. I was listening intently as Murtagh explained, in great detail, why Bill O’Reilly’s perspective on …

Leadership

What is Hugelkultur?

There is this old German fairy tale where a pair of spoiled children take their parent’s hard work for granted, not appreciating what is provided for …

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.

MIT partners with Johnson & Johnson to promote women's STEM education

MIT and Johnson & Johnson — a global leader in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods — have announced a new collaboration designed to …

Want kids to listen more, fidget less? Try more recess... this school did

Four times a day, the doors of Eagle Mountain Elementary in Fort Worth, Texas, fling open to let bouncy, bubbly, excited kindergarteners and first-graders pounce onto the playground.<p>The youngest kids at this school now enjoy two 15-minute breaks in the morning and two in the afternoon for a total …

Students Can Grade Themselves When We Make It About Learning

Grading is the most arduous part of teaching, most teachers would agree. It's subjective and onerous and often diminishes the great learning that …

Pedagogy

The Test-Centered School

While politicians and policy-makers have made mouth noises about the amount of time spent on the Big Standardized Test and the prep therefor, those elements only scratch the surface of how test-and-punish policy has messed with American schools.<p>At various times in ed history we have talked about …