Ankit Mathur

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If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for what purpose?<p>“To intentionally cultivate …

Meditation

How 5 Minutes of Daily Meditation Enhanced My Life

Last year I experienced a major turning point in my life when my coach asked if I was up for a mindfulness experiment. She asked when I felt most at …

How to Wake Up Earlier in the Morning

Because uuuuggghhhfjnjlknaiudghpoenughhhhh.<p>Getting up early is one of those Sisyphean wellness goals I resolve to achieve every single New Year, along with exercising more and Seamless-ing less. Does it ever work? Lol.<p>But it's *possible*, and, as basically every high-performing HBIC will tell you, …

Text Messaging

Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

Here's How to Train for a Half Marathon Safely

Whether you're an avid jogger or a beginner to the trenches of long-distance running, successfully completing a half marathon is well within the …

8 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Keep in Bookmarks

We all come across thousands of websites while looking for something we need, or following a trail of links, or simply surfing aimlessly – and once …

Small Business

The Emotional Kill Switch for Men in Relationships

Thinking a lot about why romantic relationships fail lately, especially after writing a lengthy post about how unconditional love destroys …

Self-help

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

FundRx's Prescription For Financing Healthcare Startups: Bring In The Doctors

Mike Moradi, chief executive of Sensulin, had a novel idea for a glucose-responsive insulin that could lower the number of injections diabetics need to give themselves and help them gain better control over their blood sugars. But funding for biotechnology startups is notoriously difficult as it …

Venture Capital

7 Strategies for Pain-Free Running | Women's Health

<i>Dear Coach Jenny,</i><p><i>I started running two months ago and I'm up to 30 minutes. I find I'm always sore in my shins, knee and sometimes hamstring. I sit a lot during the day. I run every other day, warm up and cool down walking and stretch! There is always soreness during or after the run. I'm starting</i> …

The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones. This year, however, I …

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of …

Self-improvement

7 Common Startup Legal Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Execution. That’s really all that matters for startups. Sure, ideas are important, but if you can’t execute on the idea, the idea isn’t worth that much. And it’s that work of making your idea something of value that is the hard part of running a startup.<p>Between developing a proof of concept, …

Small Business

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional | Inc.com

When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives run more effectively. Suddenly you're less stressed and more productive.<p>Here are some top apps …

Apps

The Single Best Tip From 6 Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs tend to reinvent the wheel, but sometimes there's no reason to--especially if that wheel was created from the lessons learned by successful entrepreneurs.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed …

Entrepreneurship

The 8 Traits Of Successful People

In order to turn small achievements into a solid foundation on which to build your life you need to develop the qualities of a successful person.<p>Many people say they want to write a book or run a marathon and some even try. But when faced with the first difficulty -- writer's block, a rejection, an …