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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 …


Toneapi helps your writing pack an emotional punch

Language analysis is a rapidly developing field and there are some interesting startups working on products that help you write better.<p>Take Toneapi, for example. This product from Northern Irish firm Adoreboard is a Web-based app that analyzes (and potentially improves) the emotional impact of your …

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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Silicon Valley

This one-minute-long, 220-word answer given by Donald Trump proves he's the ultimate salesman

"Isn't it un-American and wrong to discriminate against people based on their religion?"<p>Trump replied with a long-winded but brilliantly structured one-minute answer. Evan Puschak, founder of NerdWriter, analyzed all 220 words and determined Trump's sentence structure and basic word choices give …

Donald Trump

17 easy productivity hacks that will help you crush it in 2016

And it might not be as hard as it seems.<p>A few simple tweaks to your routine can make you far more productive — which will really help you crush it in 2016.<p>Here are 17 simple things you can start doing now (and throughout the year) to set yourself up for success:

Time Management

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

The Secrets of Orgasmic Meditation

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …


10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out …

Emotional Intelligence