Antonio Štor

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How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

How one high school produced the CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe and Mastercard

One of the best high schools in the world is located in Begumpet, India and it's the alma mater of some of the most influential business people on …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

George Mason

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

How CEO Sundar Pichai made the decision to fire James Damore was just as hard as Google’s all-hands meeting today will be

Pichai’s management team did not at first agree on what to do.<p>Let’s all assume Google CEO Sundar Pichai has a really hard day ahead of him.<p>That’s because at 4 pm PT, the tech giant will hold an all-hands meeting to discuss the firing of James Damore and the controversial internal memo he wrote …

Sundar Pichai

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s pretty much an app for everything.<p>From note-taking to …

Apps

8 golden coaching tips from Yogi Breisner

1. Lay a foundation<p>The most important coaches are those that work in our riding schools, riding clubs and Pony Clubs on a very novice level. That is …

The 3-Minute Trick to Close More Deals on LinkedIn

Having personally reviewed and rewritten hundreds LinkedIn profiles over the past few years, and having built my entire business around training …

Business Development

Seven Simple Tips to Refresh Your Prayer Life

Pastor John gives 7 tips to refresh your prayer life.

Prayer

12 Tips For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life & Business

One of the greatest drives of all human beings is the drive to <b>succeed</b> – the drive to improve, to make progress. It is by making progress that we feel …

The Secret Psychology Of Restaurant Menus

If nothing tickles your tastebuds, don't be fooled into ordering apps.<p>The most successful restaurants lure you in with top-notch tastes and an inviting atmosphere. But more subtly, they get inside your head to make you shell out and chow down.<p>Modest touches like loud music, calculated interior …

Marijuana study: Number of Americans toking up doubles in 10 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> A heck of a lot more Americans were toking up in 2012-13 than 10 years before -- and not for medical reasons, either -- according to a new study.<p>The percentage of American adults who had used marijuana within the last year was 9.5%, the study found. That compared to 4.1% in 2001-02.<p>The …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Time Management

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 …

24 life skills every functioning adult should master before turning 30

There's no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you're just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn't wear a fuzzy orange sweater to a job interview.<p>We've put together our own handbook of sorts for anyone transitioning from their 20s to their 30s, which …

Sleep

The Fast Way to Make Better Decisions, Backed by Research

Take the perspective of someone else.<p>Think about what your smartest friend might do in that situation.<p>We investigated how perspective-taking might be …

Silicon Valley's Best-Kept Productivity Secret: Psychedelic Drugs

Tech entrepreneurs are finding LSD and other mind-altering substances to be surprisingly effective tools for improving their work.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, the active chemical in hallucinogenic mushrooms, are having a moment in the tech community.<p>It is well-known that the godhead …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Why Your Morning Routine Isn't Working, and How to Fix it

The idea of waking up early, sitting down to breakfast, and writing a few pages in a journal sounds great. But in practice, it rarely works out so …

25 Executives Share The Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

You might be surprised at the daily habits that help successful leaders get ahead in business and life.<p>Examine the people running profitable companies and you'll find leaders who often share one remarkable trait: consistency. Check out these quotes from 25 successful executives regarding the daily …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

University of California

4 Ways to Use Goals and Rewards to Beat Procrastination

<i>Co-authored by Mickey Gast, language coach and staff writer at Avelist</i><p>Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them all. We put off what seems boring and what causes us discomfort, and it piles up …