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10 Universities Offering Free Online Technology Courses

1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare site is undoubtedly the best place to find free …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

A former Marine uses the '2-minute rule' to help mental toughness clients tackle stress at work

In this case, the game is the "2-minute rule." Here's how it works.<p>Say your boss announces that he expects you to submit a project by 5 p.m. today. You know there's no way you can do that — you've got other assignments on your plate and just gathering the necessary resources to start the project …

U.S. Marines

How to Be Mindful While Reading Mindfulness Articles

Every piece of content you click on is also a chance to practice being present.<p>Every tiny action that you take in a day is an opportunity to be mindful. Drinking coffee. Brushing your teeth. Waiting in line. Picking your nose. Flushing the toilet. If you can bring yourself to be really <i>present</i> in …

Mindfulness

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Psychology

7 Mental Blocks Preventing Your Success

You don't have to let self-doubt, fear and lack of focus complicate your life and stagnate your business growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Unless our brains get involved. Then we’ll find a way to roam the …

Motivation

Goal Planner - How To Live A Better Life

Goal Planner – How To Live A Better Life<p>en_US<p>article<p>http://www.lifehack.org/user/select-goals<p>Lifehack

13 Incredible Facts to Help You Unleash the Power Of Your Mind

The road to evolution starts with understanding the power of your mind.<p>Successful people create their own reality wisely using the power of the brain to create the outcomes they want in life. They truly believe they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>Irrespective of their current …

The Brain

This Simple Technique Will Clear Your Mind [and Lighten Your 'Mental Load']

The life-changing magic of "thinking clean"...<p>Do you ever feel like you have so many things on your mind that you aren't able to fully focus on <i>any</i> of them?<p>Maybe you're trying to finish a project at work, but your mind keeps wandering to all of the tasks you have to finish at home, the financial …

Productivity

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of "Control Alt Deceit," a card game designed to replicate the process of starting a …

Time Management

These 4 rituals will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about "10,000 hours" being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

How to stay focused and make good decisions

Humans are clever creatures.<p>We thought up outer space travel, penicillin, and the internet. We’ve come a long way in the past hundred years and consider ourselves the most intelligent beings around. And yet, we make irrational decisions to this day.<p>We’d rather stay at a job where we’re unhappy than …

Harvard

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

Motivation

Three Ways To Become A Learning Machine

I smile whenever I look at my university diploma hanging on the wall, because everything I learned then is no longer relevant now. Does it means that we should stop wasting all this energy, time and money on university? Not really: Rather, as soon as we complete our “formal studies,” we need to …

World Economic Forum

7 Mindsets That Guarantee Enduring Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the business of success there are two types of people - the one-hit-wonders who enjoy short-term success and those who achieve enduring success that sustains them for life. The businessperson who holds the belief that they already have …

Self-improvement

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Self-improvement

7 Self-Defeating Psychological Habits That Stymie Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any of us want to do is get in our own way of succeeding. Yet, despite this great intention much of the way our psyches operate is from the unconscious. Whatever is unconscious can wreak havoc on our path to success. To …

Self-improvement
Communicate

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

Motivation

3 Ways to Instantly Gain Control Over Any Situation

How to gain control when you feel like you have none and go from powerless to powerful.<p>When I was a kid, I was ice skating and remember going really fast. Next thing I recall I was being tended to in the changing room by my brother and sister and employees of the skating center. Apparently I had …

Self-help

The Number 1 Rule to Get Things Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and …

Time Management

Science Casts Doubt on the Power of Mindfulness | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Every time a new idea for being happy comes along, I feel uneasy.<p>Happiness is so difficult and ephemeral.<p>Humans are so fickle that they'll get everything they want and, within seven minutes, be …

Mindfulness

5 Things Most People Get Wrong About Mental Strength | Inc.com

In 2013, my article "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do" went viral. It attracted more than 20 million views on Forbes.com and and Business Insider alone. My list was also featured on other websites, like Success, Psychology Today, and The Huffington Post, making it impossible to know …

Self-help

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

Will Power

How To Be Happy

<i><br>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”</i> ― <b>Mahatma Gandhi</b>If somebody had told me what I’m about to tell you …

Motivation

How to Trick Your Brain Into Conquering Fear, According to This Top Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Social psychologist, Harvard Professor, author and public speaker Amy Cuddy delivered a phenomenally popular TED Talk in 2012, sharing how clear, nonverbal techniques can liberate an individual from anxiety riddled moments with a strategic change in body position. But, the TED Talk is only one of …

Body Language