Anthony Jian Chan

60 Flips | 15 Magazines | 1 Like | @AnthonyJianChan | Keep up with Anthony Jian Chan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony Jian Chan”

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

This Japanese Entrepreneur Made $1 Billion By Putting Recipes Online

<b>ENJOYING A HOMEMADE MEAL</b> in the Land of the Rising Sun? The recipe probably came from Akimitsu Sano. His Japan-based Cookpad.com enables its 58.8 million users to share and find recipes to prepare at home — 2.1 million recipes in all, from traditional regional Japanese specialties like …

Japan

Deepak Chopra shares 4 ways to be mindful like the most successful people on earth

"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now."<p>To combat this, people can practice mindfulness, or the art of being present. …

Mindfulness

America is full of high-earning poor people

Do you earn a decent salary, but live paycheck-to-paycheck? If so, you are part of a growing segment of the American population: the income rich-ish and asset poor.<p>We tend to associate empty bank balances with those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder. But many of America’s upper middle class …

Income Inequality

Failure isn’t the problem, you are

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

You don't need an MBA; but your business plan does need these 5 things

We get it — it's an exciting time for new businesses. Technology has put the world at your fingertips and seemingly eliminated the gap between the …

How This Fabulous Entrepreneur Plans to Take on Etsy and Amazon

After exiting his first company in 2013, Bradford Shellhammer launched a second startup for niche players in the design sector. The business announced a major expansion on Thursday.<p>Bradford Shellhammer is a serial entrepreneur, an accidental musician, and now a promoter of independent design brands.<p>…

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

<i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because someone is complaining). The moment "give …

Happiness

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

A former Googler who is now CEO of her own startup shares the best piece of advice she ever received

"Well, it wasn't explicit advice — it was kind of an observation that someone made to me," the 25-year-old CEO and cofounder of WayUp tells Business Insider. "I remember sitting with a friend's parent, who was speaking out loud about the fact that people worry so much about who they will date or …

Startups

Why You Don't Need An MBA to Have a DBA

It's not every day that I get to interview a performing artist turned entrepreneur, and Jaclyn Mullen's story was one of the best examples of why you don't need to have an MBA (or any degree for that matter) to launch your entrepreneurial endeavor.<p><b>Why do you say you don't need an MBA to have a …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

New Zealand

The Best 6 Camping Places In The US That You Shouldn't Miss

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

The meritocracy is a lie: The wild myths that allow CEOs, hedge funders and the 1 percent to outearn us all

<b>(AP/John Locher/BBC/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>The rich aren’t smarter than us and they don’t do more for society. We must rethink how people get paid<p>Robert Reich<p>September 25, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few”<p>A few years ago I was invited to speak to a group of …

Income Inequality

Edtech venture keeps students engaged | Financial Times

Cheyne Tan always knew that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. He just did not expect it to happen quite so fast.<p>This week, the London Business School …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

Startups On a Shoestring: 5 Successful Tech Companies That Were Started For Under $10,000

There’s good news if you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a future technology entrepreneur. You don’t need venture capital (VC) or even a wad of cash squirreled away under your mattress to fund the next big thing. In fact, a recent Kauffman Foundation study found that less than one percent of U.S. …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

5 Definitive Laws First-Time Entrepreneurs Must Adopt

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I love giving back and helping others. I recently created a Facebook group that now has more than 4,000 entrepreneurs. We discuss startups and share information. It gives me good insight into some of the different obstacles entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

What sets LeBron James truly apart? His mind.

Some years ago, I got a call from Lance Blanks, who was then the assistant general manager of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. I’d known Lance since …

12 Timeless Truths to Learn from Bruce Lee, Master of Self Mastery

<b>“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering”.</b> <b>– Bruce Lee</b><p>Bruce Lee, an influential martial artist, teacher, actor, film director, …

25 Billionaire Quotes About Success in Business and Life

Here's what the world's wealthiest people have to say about achieving success.<p>The world's wealthiest people didn't get that way by accident.<p>Whether by savvy investment or sharp business intuition or some exceptional combination of talent, grit, and circumstance, billionaires have clearly done …

Jeff Bezos

Our Amazingly Plastic Brains

Mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit and help it recover capacities lost to disease and trauma<p>Can the brain heal and preserve itself—or even improve its functioning—as we get older? For some time, many scientists have tended to think of our brains as machines, most commonly as …

The Brain

7 Personal Development Books That Will Empower Your Life

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Personality

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

You Don't Need a Co-Founder For Your Startup

<i>Jay Barnett is the founder of Priority Pickup, an Australia based online passenger services company that offers private chauffeur rentals to customers in Perth, Western Australia.</i><p>One of the most frequently asked questions when I go to startup events here in Perth is why I do not have a co-founder …

A PR Insider Reveals the Secret Lives of Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career in marketing and PR. I was taught how to convince you both to serve your family boxed macaroni with powered imitation cheese and that you deserve to own a new luxury car.<p>Marketers get into your mind. We convince you …

Success