Anya Jay

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A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

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A man who spent 5 years studying millionaires found one of their most important wealth-building habits starts first thing in the morning

They also wake up really early.<p>Take Richard Branson, self-made billionaire and founder of the Virgin Group, who wakes up at 5:45 a.m. to exercise before starting his work day. Or Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to meditate and go for a 6-mile jog.<p>Branson and Dorsey aren't the only …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Major Trends For 2016: Consumers Flex Muscles, Scramble For Resources And Strive For Privacy

For many people, end-of-the-year projections simply provide a fun pastime to talk about what will happen in consumer culture over the next twelve months. But it’s more than that for me. My research, business experience, discussions with clued-in clients, and a mountain of data point to the …

Five trends that will change consumer behaviour in 2016

Commerce is changing rapidly, and the pace is unlikely to slow down in 2016. Expect these trends, detailed in Trend Hunter's 2016 Trend Report, to take flight this year.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Automated creation</b> Funding an idea has been made exponentially easier with crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter, …

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? The rise of mind control

Mind control still sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But it’s coming closer, with implants that can help people with paralysis and, further off, devices to send thoughts between humans<p>Ahundred electrodes are pressed tightly against my scalp and a mixture of salt water and baby shampoo is …

Newcastle University

The Pro Designer Trick That Makes Homes Feel Cozy & Cohesive

When you're feeling like the rooms of your home are design <i>islands</i> — lovely spaces by themselves but not necessarily connected to the architecture of …

Obama on Kenya: There's a reason my name is Barack Hussein Obama

"Africa is one of the fastest growing regions of the world," Obama said. "People are being lifted out of poverty."<p>Obama's visit to Kenya — the first by a sitting U.S. president — has been highly anticipated in a nation that views him as a local son. The president's late father was born in Kenya and …

Barack Obama

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Stanford University

5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

How to Ensure Your Resume Gets Read

Get past the filters to the top of the pile<p>Job seekers fear the resume robots – the automatic filtering of resumes that prevents your application …

Recruitment

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Los Angeles

In land of fakes, Chinese e-commerce giant sells trust

BEIJING (AP) — Before he became a billionaire in e-commerce, Richard Liu was a failure.<p>As a student, Liu started a restaurant in Beijing but went …

6 Secrets to a Stress-Free Job Interview (Yes, It Is Possible!)

A hiring manager shares inside tips on avoiding the most common causes of pre-interview jitters.<p>Does the prospect of going to a job interview fill you with trepidation? If you're like most people, the answer is "Of course!" In a recent survey of more than 1,600 people by staffing firm LaSalle …

How To Succeed As An Entrepreneur -- Even If You're Not Superhuman

Starting your own business can be a ticket to the good life, where you decide when and where to work and set the rules. But some people struggle at it, because they aren’t prepared for the change in mindset they need to thrive.<p>How do you ensure you make a great living as an entrepreneur—so you can …

Suffering and the Successful Entrepreneur

Integrating suffering is key to the experience of a healthy entrepreneur.<p>Friedrich Nietzsche famously said that to live was to suffer. Most entrepreneurs have had to learn to work through personal business suffering. I believe that it is a specific and important resource that can and must be …

China urges corruption fugitives abroad to return

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are urging officials who have fled abroad to avoid corruption charges to turn themselves in before Dec. 1 in …

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Did Florida boys school officials send family a casket filled with wood?

For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents.<p>Curry was a charge of Marianna, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention …

Mice Given Human Brain Gene Show Boosted Intellect

Weird Science<p>Although it's far from the sort of brain transplant beloved by science fiction enthusiasts, scientists have taken one step in that direction: they have spliced a key human brain gene into mice. Scientists used hundreds of mice genetically engineered to carry the human version of Foxp2, …

The Brain

Engineers made a battery-free radio the size of an ant

The devices could help power the Internet of Things<p>This is the promise of the near future: all of your gadgets — from your smartphone to your fridge — will be able to talk to each other, wirelessly communicating whether you're around or not. We're almost there, but a new device from Stanford and …

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5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

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The Secrets to Thick, Shiny Hair

Six tips to guarantee your fullest, glossiest, most gorgeous locks yet<p>Soft, bouncy, voluminous tresses can be yours. Here, the latest breakthrough products, tools, and treatments to get the hair you want.<p><b>1. THE PERFECT SHAMPOO</b> <b>Living Proof</b> Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner ($24 each) can help …