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Why Mindfulness Isn't Enough

Mindfulness can significantly improve quality of life, but mindfulness alone isn't enough to foster happiness and fulfillment. For that, you need more than present-moment awareness. You need to know what's happening so you can help make things better.<p>Mindfulness is a mental skill that hones …

Supplementing your disease: why multivitamins might be doing more harm than good

<i>The Atlantic</i> has this week published an excerpt from Dr. Paul Offit's <i>Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine</i>, which takes a closer look at the conventional wisdom underpinning the multibillion-dollar vitamin supplement industry. Offit, who is credited with …

Lessons from the first millionaire online teacher

Software programming? Yeah it's an okay way to make a living. But the real money is in <i>teaching</i>.<p>Or at least that's the recent experience of Scott …

How to Stand Out When Your Competition is Bigger, Badder and Richer

Welcome to 2013. The absolute worst time in history for those looking to do something unique.<p>Long gone are the days when to “matter” we just had to …

eCommerce

How to Get a Customer Excited | Inc.com

Sales messages always consist of a claim or a series of claims that you're making about yourself, your firm or your product.<p>For a sales claim to be effective, the customer must believe it, remember it, and want to take action based on it. Therefore, every sales claim must pass three hurdles:<p>Is it …

Customers

Why You Should Take Every Complaint to Heart

These days there is no good reason not to read your reviews, explains the Angie's List founder.

4 Keys to Get a Hesitant Customer to Buy | Inc.com

People are naturally scared to buy from a start-up.<p>But if you have any hopes of surviving as an entrepreneur, you must overcome that fear many times. How? Take four tips from a three-time entrepreneur who one of the world’s leading venture capitalists calls an “execution machine.”<p>He is Kleiner …

Startups

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

The 6-Month Solution For Building Your Brand The Right Way

Scott Stratten’s Twitter bio says it best: “Kind of a big deal on a fairly irrelevant soc media site which inflates my self-importance.” That combination of wit and humor has propelled Stratten into becoming one of the digital marketing world’s no-nonsense leaders.<p>In Twitter’s early days, Stratten …

Rosalind Franklin: Great Minds