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5 Jedi Mind Tricks to Dramatically Improve Your Performance

In order to perform at the highest level, it's more important than ever to focus on living in the present.<p>Andy Puddicombe spent 10 years studying to become an ordained Tibetan monk and is now the successful co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. In his TED talk, he says:<p>"I think the present …

TED Talks

11 Reasons Why Early Birds Are Exceptionally Successful | Inc.com

Despite the fact that I am a card-carrying night owl who routinely gets a <i>lot</i> of work done between 2:00 and 5:00 AM, I do understand that some people are biologically wired to be most effective early in the morning. At about the same time I'm headed to bed for a few hours of sleep, the early birds …

Birds

Here’s How You Can Influence People and Get What You Want

It's the opposite of the more popular, foot-in-the-door technique, where you ask for something small, gain a concession, and then ask for something bigger.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some counter-intuitive ways to influence people?</i><p><i>Answer by Mira Zaslove, Startup & Fortune</i> …

Customers

Six Leadership Skills Not Quite Taught At Harvard Business School | Inc.com

Would it surprise you to learn that Harvard does not have it quite right when it comes to teaching people how to lead a startup?<p>To be fair, Harvard's leadership courses are on the right track. But in the real world, the CEO of a rapidly growing beauty supplies technology company told me that she …

10 Tips Mark Cuban Would Give His Younger Self

As one of the most well-known sharks on 'Shark Tank,' Mark Cuban didn't get where he is with luck alone. However, just like any other entrepreneur and investor, he had plenty of stumbles along the way.<p>Are you willing to take the advice Mark Cuban has to offer? If so, you can streamline the …

Entrepreneurship

The Gamification of a Successful Sales Culture

How one CEO turned a sales competition into the trip of a lifetime.<p>We've seen it time and time again: high-stress sales teams whose members ruthlessly stab each other in the back just to get ahead. Even though the company's revenue is technically the end goal, individual success is often put above …

Dominican Republic

12 Motivational Quotes That Aren't for the Weak-Willed

A collection of powerful quotes that don't pull any punches.<p>Sometimes we need someone to give us the hard truth--a dose of pure, distilled honesty--to shake up normal patterns and give us fresh perspective.<p>Here is a collection of quotes that have the same effect as jumping into cold water--they are …

Motivation