Bruno Botton

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Psychedelic drugs appear to fundamentally reorganize the brain — and they're starting to turn into approved treatments

Like a May shower, the studies on psychedelic drugs' potential therapeutic benefits came — first as a sprinkle, then a steady downpour. Between 2012 and 2017, the papers abounded. One, published in 2016, suggested that magic mushrooms might alleviate anxiety in cancer patients; another in 2017 …

Depression

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for …

Customers

3 Presentation Tips I Learned From Preparing CEOs for IPOs

The IPO road show is a performance. Here's how entrepreneurs prepare for their big payday.<p>I recently heard from the marketing director at a pre-IPO company. "The CEO can't tell our company story," she said. The CEO is visionary, passionate and competent, but he's not skilled in the art of …

CEOs

Why the Best Leaders Are 'Try-Hards'--and You Should Be, Too

Going all out is always always a good thing.<p>Have you ever been told--as an insult--that you were "trying too hard"? Maybe you raised your hand often in class, or tried to make friends with a lot of different people. From a young age, we're conditioned to think that "trying too hard" is a bad thing. …

Student Government

The 8 Secrets to Get Your Team to "Own" Their Jobs (Which of these principles of effective leadership are you ignoring?)

Do you feel like your staff comes to you to solve problems and put out fires they should be able to handle themselves? Here are 8 simple steps to get them to actually "own" their own job and free up your time...<p>Wouldn't it be nice if your staff could handle things by themselves without asking you …

Leadership

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Framing

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict | Inc.com

Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of conflict has a massive impact on your success.<p>How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and …

Emotional Intelligence

Turn Your Brain Off Or You Will Go Crazy

I’ve never sold a house one day and a bought another the next. Until this week. While meeting with our attorney a few days beforehand, I quizzed her a bit to understand how wiring the money worked. I wanted to know the likelihood of the sales proceeds not getting through in time to cover our …

Time I

Listening With Empathy: Key To Common Ground

In a previous column I wrote about the importance of creating an environment where people feel “safe” in challenging the status quo. Of course a key ingredient in such an environment is skill in listening.<p>Some people seem to operate under the misconception that to “listen” is merely to allow the …

Mortal

Being a great boss comes down to knowing when to use two distinct skills

Leadership and management are fundamentally different things.<p>Which one you should practice depends not on you, but on your business.<p>Businesses go through phases in their lives, just as people do. What you need to grow today is different from what you needed to grow this time last year. Some days …

Teenagers are more depressed than ever — and 7 adults who went undercover as high-school students almost immediately realized why

American teenagers are hurting.<p>In the past five years, depression and suicide rates among American teens have shot up. A 2016 study showed the number of teens who experienced a major depressive episode saw a 37% increase between 2005 and 2014.<p>The data suggest that the tandem of smartphones and …

High School

The Single Most Powerful Tool For Assessing Other People

Assessing other people as you interact with them is one of the most important tools you can utilize in your professional life. It’s to your great advantage to learn how to interpret and then use your subjective reactions to people.<p>Knowing how to read yourself and then what to do with you the …

Leadership

How to Stare Down the 4 Toughest Decisions You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

There are fundamental choices only you can make and there won't be clear answers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no straight path to entrepreneurial success. The journey is almost always full of ups and downs, in which you’ll be faced with decisions that test …

You Have to Say No to Many Good Things to Have a Great Life | Inc.com

As a leadership professor at New York University, I see some of the world's top students. A recent conversation reminded me that our university's culture still misguides them.<p>Our corporate worlds suffer the same problem as my student. The more elite the institution, the more I see it.<p>My student was …

Leonardo Da Vinci

18 Resolutions That Will Skyrocket Your Career

With the New Year upon us, it’s a great time to take an honest look in the mirror and make changes that can help you reach new professional heights. Instead of coming up with a list on my own, I decided to survey my team at Vanderbloemen Search Group for eighteen resolutions that will make your …

Productivity

6 Habits That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, According to Someone Who Coaches CEOs

Over the past 25 years, I’ve coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg’s, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City …

If You Want To Be 'CEO Material,' Develop These 15 Traits

For many high-achieving professionals, the ultimate career goal is to become a chief executive officer.<p>While anyone who climbs the corporate ladder or starts their own company can hold this title, it takes an outstanding type of leader to truly embody what it means to be a CEO. This coveted …

Leadership

5 Fun Team-Building Activities for Competitive Businesses | Inc.com

Company culture is critically important for employers and employees alike -- yet the prospect of business-led team-building exercises can be a bit chilling for some. The longer one's career, the better the chance that they've endured a particularly cheesy or mirthless afternoon of "mandatory fun" …

Social Media

10 Best Values in Public Colleges, 2018

Attending a public college in your home state, rather than an out-of-state public college or a private institution, continues to be an effective way …

5 ways to reignite the passion in a tired relationship

Passion comes and goes in every relationship. The key is not freaking out when you experience a dip — and knowing that you can reignite the proverbial spark that drew you to one another early on.<p>Read on for five simple strategies that can help you spice up a dull romance, backed by science and …

These 5 Brain Hacks Will Help You Become More Grateful | Inc.com

As I wrote my book, "Top of Mind," I spent time studying how brains learn new habits. Specifically, I wanted to explore the science behind training your brain to practice new habits naturally and consistently, making them almost second nature.<p>We can train our brains so that the actions we want to …

Happiness

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

The 12 Most Impactful Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

I read, some might say a little too much. I read 103 books last year. This year, I'm proud to say I only read 98. Quality over quantity.<p>Science says just being surrounded by books can help you improve: You admit how much you don't know, which leads to continual learning. Still, it helps to apply …

Self-improvement

7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018

Oftentimes when you’re eying job descriptions, you’re haphazardly and unintentionally checking off what requirements you match. Being fluent in …

Tony Robbins Top 10 MUST Read Books to Expand Your Mind

<b>Tony Robbins is arguably one of the top Speakers and Life Strategists of this decade</b> and has worked with some of the world’s top leaders and high …

How to Make Sure Your Boss Thinks You're Essential to The Team | Inc.com

Make yourself indispensable to your clients and employers. You've heard it before. But we live in a fast paced, global economy. And it's easier and faster than ever to replace a talented individual. This means it's harder than ever before to become indispensable. There's an easier way that doesn't …

Leadership

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Creativity

How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges in Hiring Top Talent | Inc.com

Unemployment is at an all-time low. The job market is now largely candidate-driven, and there are more jobs available than candidates to fill them. For hiring professionals, that means it's getting harder and harder to find that perfect candidate to join the team.<p>To better understand the job market …

Human Resources

Want Better Self-Esteem? Immediately Stop These 7 Toxic Habits | Inc.com

<i>What are some tips for boosting self esteem? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dushka Zapata, Amateur writer, on Quora:</b><p><b>What are some tips for boosting self esteem?</b><p><b>Start with a cleanse.</b><p>…

Self-help