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9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

10 essential books on personal growth to boost your self-belief

Although it might sound cheesy, self-confidence comes from within. But sometimes we all need a little boost. So to help give you a nudge in the right …

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

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Nobel Prize-winning ‘search theory’ is as relevant to online dating as shopping

Match.com and OKCupid are the Amazon AMZN, -0.64% of courtship. And for single Americans who have signed up to dating sites, this is the busiest time …

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Entrepreneurship

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

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3 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Day

"I think I can, I think I can, I think I can..." Success starts with positive self-talk.<p>I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. The power of belief and repetition are underestimated. Your thoughts have more influence over your life than you realize. Interview any successful person and they'll …

20 Foods That Keep You Young

1 of 21<p>Anti-Aging Superfoods<p>Okay, so maybe we can’t actually stop the clock. But we can help you change up your diet so you’re staying stronger, …

These 3 Lists Can Help Singles Find a Great Mate

Accomplishing any goal is usually a step by step process, starting with gaining clarity about just<br>what we want. Yet too many people do not give the …

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7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Success

These 3 Things Predict Success In Fund-Raising Pitches, Says Harvard Psychologist

Psychologist and Harvard professor Amy Cuddy, author of New York Times best-selling book Presence, has discovered there are three things that predict how likely an entrepreneur is to successfully raise funds. Cuddy’s book focuses on proven techniques for getting through life’s most challenging …

Dating's Dead, Long Live These 10 Millennial Mating Patterns

<i>The following was cowritten with our go-to millennial, Sarah Marcantonio:</i><p>Not only is it challenging for Generation X to understand the new millennial mating rules of the 21st century, it's difficult for <i>millennials themselves</i> to understand them, since there's often so much grey area. Here, we try to …

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

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'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brainstorming. Problem solving. Creative thinking. These are all words that are closely related to entrepreneurship. However, you would be surprised to know that even successful business owners and intrapreneurs hold themselves back …

The unspoken rules of making introductions in Silicon Valley

“The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” – William Gibson<p>Silicon Valley Culture<p>A lot has been written about how Silicon …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Self-improvement

The Rise and Fall of American Soccer

How a Golden Age tore itself apart<p>It all started on Astor. Or in Astor, as a matter of fact. Hotel Astor, into the late hours of the night in …

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

Bruce Lee on Self-Actualization and the Crucial Difference Between Pride and Self-Esteem

“The less promise and potency in the self, the more imperative is the need for pride. The core of pride is self-rejection.”<p><i>“Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you,”</i> Anna Deavere Smith wrote in her invaluable advice to young artists. But how does one …

5 TED Talks on how to make love last

How to kick negative self-talk to the curb

Erica Bartlett has spent most of her adult life saying horrible things to herself. As a heavy teenager, her greatest hits included: "I'm so ugly. No one will ever be attracted to me. I can't stand to see how big I look in the mirror. I have no willpower around brownies."<p>DailyBurn: 6 Signs That …

Happiness

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

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