Darla Buckley

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Personality Pop-Quiz: 7 > 8 and 6 > 5, True or False?

“You heard of this thing, the 8-minute Abs?” says murderous hitchhiker. “Yeah, sure, 8-Minute Abs. Yeah, the exercise video.” Says Ben Stiller’s …

Habits Of Successful Relationships

How Past Habits Can Destroy Your Relationship<p>I once met a couple who truly struggled with releasing past habits. One of the partners really had a …

If You Want to Win Over Customers, Appeal to Their Emotions

Shopping data often looks at website visitors through hard numbers, but humans are more driven by irrationality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the way we shop, it seems fair to say that none of us are fundamentally rational in our decision-making. …

This Is Your Most Destructive Emotion

No one enters adulthood unscarred. We’ve all been burned, so we all live with fear. The difference between a fulfilled life and a stifled one is …

How to Decide Whether to Self-Publish Your Book or Not

How to get your book from brain to bookshelf the smartest way possible.<p>At least once a week, some highly motivated CEO, C-suite executive, coach, or entrepreneur calls me up and asks, "Should I self-publish my business book?" Unfortunately, there's no one right answer to that question.<p>To begin …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

Why “mindful travel” is going to be the next big thing

If you have spent any time in therapy, or if you’ve read any self-help books in the last decade or so, you’ve probably come across the word …

Untether Your Mind From Hurtful Thoughts That Pop Up Throughout the Day

<b>Title</b>: Mindfulness as a Way of Life (Why and How to Do it)<p><b>The Lesson</b>: How mindful are we? Often we are distracted by diatribes that simply pop up in …

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

The Coping Economy

While constantly pushing their workers to do more with less, companies have found new ways of easing the pressure. Enter the mindfulness craze.

How to Stop Judging Everything and Everybody (Because It's Time)

This year has been one of the country’s most intense and given us plenty to side-eye. But all that frustration can actually rob us of our own …

Self-Awareness Can Help Leaders More Than an MBA Can

Vincent Siciliano, CEO of California-based New Resource Bank, was brought in to turn things around and restore the bank’s founding mission, which is to “serve values-driven businesses and nonprofits that are building a more sustainable world.” Within a few years, Vince had the bank back on track, …

Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness

NEW HAVEN — On Jan. 12, a few days after registration opened at Yale for Psyc 157, “Psychology and the Good Life,” roughly 300 people had signed up. Within three days, the figure had more than doubled. After three more days, about 1,200 students, or nearly one-fourth of Yale undergraduates, were …

College & University

How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Innovation

A Gift We Give Our Partner is What We Don’t Say

<b>“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”</b> …

Success Comes When You've Mastered Your Mindset

Success is a byproduct of the inner environment you create for yourself. Get that right, and success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My lifetime obsession with achieving success has led to many years of grinding it out. Most of the early years left me …

Seth's Blog

School taught us to answer a simple question, “will this be on the test?” If the answer is no, we’ve got no time for it.<p>Work taught us to fear the …

A Most Difficult Lesson: People Are Just Doing Their Best

<b>“People are doing the best that they can from their own level of consciousness.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>My father passed away suddenly and not so suddenly …

Why 'No Legacy Is So Rich As Honesty' When It Comes To Leadership

“No legacy is so rich as honesty”: I’ve lived by Shakespeare’s words since I started my business, imageOne, in 1991. I’ve learned over the past 27 years of being an entrepreneur and leader that honesty and vulnerability are what ensure my authenticity. But I wasn’t always as able to be vulnerable …

Positive Thinking

Leadership: Honesty Is The First Chapter In The Book Of Wisdom

Hone your skills constantly and refine your talents and one day when you know not, it will appear to be a sudden event when people shall start …

5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader | Inc.com

You probably know Simon Sinek as a best-selling author and accomplished speaker. But what you probably don't know is that he struggled early on in his career to develop the confidence he's so known for today. Like many of us, Simon struggled early in his career with confidence and was deeply …

Leadership

Here's How to Create a Feedback-Friendly Culture (Hint: It Starts at the Top) | Inc.com

Many successful companies have corporate cultures that share some of the same traits: People are honest about what's working (and what's not), they are receptive to fresh ideas, and tend not to be resistant to change.<p>At Funding Circle, we champion this spirit in one of our five company values: "Be …

Leadership

Saute Edamame In Butter And Garlic

Steamed edamame, sprinkled with a little salt, is a fine snack or appetiser, but edmame that is sauteed in butter and garlic, and <i>then</i> sprinkled with …

How Mindfulness Can Drastically Improve Your Business | Inc.com

<i>By Kumar Arora, a serial entrepreneur turned investor.</i><p>You may not think of hustling entrepreneurs as those who carve out time for mindfulness meditation. However, you would be surprised how widely mindfulness is practiced among the most innovative minds today. As the years have gone by, I have been …

Mindfulness

6 Simple Principles for Creating Your Own Sanctuary

147 Shares<p><i>When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your</i> …

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

Guided Meditations

Share this<p>For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, stream or download the guided meditations below. Recorded …

3tags.org

Anyone for quantifiable VR mindfulness?

What’s the point of virtual reality? At this nascent stage the question remains hanging in the pixelated air like the promise of a better life off-world. As does the associated unknown of whether the tech’s promise of “exceptional immersion” will stand the test of time and make the leap to …

Why You Should Take 5 Minutes Each Morning To Meditate

Living in the modern world, your mantra is probably "go, go, go." While it might be routine to jump out of bed and immediately check your email as …