Darren Willenberg

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How to be smarter than people smarter than you

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Money

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Freeze Avocado

Avocado is the versatile fruit that we could eat around the clock. It works in everything from creamy pasta to vegan chocolate banana bread. But if you're concerned about your supply over-ripening, you may want to consider throwing that avo in the freezer.<p>Because yes, you can absolutely freeze …

What is Logic?

Human beings have been thinking logically (and sometimes illogically) since the earliest era of human existence. However, they have not always been …

Philosophy

Amazon Knows Why Alexa Was Laughing at Its Customers

For weeks, users of Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, have reported versions of the same unsettling event: being startled as they went about their day by Alexa letting out an eerie laugh.<p>Now, Amazon says that it knows why that’s been happening and is working to fix the problem.<p>“In rare …

Smart Homes

New drug ‘reverses damage caused by alcoholism’

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reverse the damage caused by heavy alcohol consumption.<p>Their studies in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 …

Designing a Well-Lived Life

Where I live, the weather has grown colder, and the trees are becoming barren — what I consider the perfect time for reflection and …

How much of your life do you spend eating? Grooming? Watching TV?

A day in the life of an average American.<p>Breathtaking moments might linger in your memory, But they’re not what make up a life. It’s the minutes spent cleaning the toilet and choosing a not-too-hard avocado that add up. We spend most of our time zoning out or fussing about the lines at the grocery …

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

South Africa has a new bank – TymeDigital

South Africa has a new bank. <b>TymeDigital</b> has been issued a licence by the South African Reserve Bank to operate a bank in the country.<p>TymeDigital, by …

13 Ingenious Productivity Hacks You Have to Try Today

This is the simple, you can do it today list.<p>There are hundreds of productivity tips or new good habits that we all strive for but I find most take too long to implement. If the words "I don't have time to be more efficient" ever rambled through your head then this list if for you.<p>Here are 13 …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

9 Daily Habits Everyone Should Establish

What are the best habits that can change your life? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:<p>As a psychologist, I’ve given this a lot of thought, because no …

Quora

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

The 5 Challenges You'll Face on the Path of Building Your Side Business

Being prepared makes things a little easier but nothing is ever really easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, you can build a business on the side. But it's not as easy as you think. You'll face a lot of challenges on your path.<p>Many people have tried to build a …

Small Business

Entrepreneurs, You Can't Handle Everything at Your Startup

You need a team. It's impossible to do everything yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Founding a successful startup comes with numerous challenges, but the most difficult obstacle to overcome isn’t coming up with funding or finding the right space to rent for the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

The secret to office happiness isn’t working less—it’s caring less

We live in an age of “total work.” It’s a term coined by the German philosopher Josef Pieper just after World War II—describing the process by which human beings are transformed into workers, and the entirety of life is then transformed into work. Work becomes total when all of human life is …

Time Management

All Moral Disagreement Comes Down to These 5 Principles

The field of moral psychology is the study of how people think through moral decisions. It goes back all the way to Plato and Aristotle, but today, …

Band has brutally blunt reaction to getting praised in The Sun

LONDON — Normally, getting plugged by a national newspaper in an article about "artists expected to be the next big thing" would be every band's …

Buddhism is not a Religion. It's Something Much More. Here's Why

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t.<p>To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving …

This 40-Minute Workout Will Whip You in Shape for the New Year

Courtesy of Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into November! This month, Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method, a self-defense and fitness practice, sets our focus on women's safety, health, and empowerment.</b><p><b>Here, Zeisler proves that y</b><b>ou don't have</b> …

This Is The Horror Sloths Go Through Every Time They Have to Poop

What did we just watch?<p>A sloth's life seems pretty sweet, right? You get to hang out in trees all day, munching on food, sleeping all the time, and …

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Driverless Cars Should Sacrifice Their Passengers For The Greater Good – Just Not When I’m The Passenger

New research has found most people think driverless cars programmed to sacrifice their passengers for the greater good are a good idea – but that not …

This tiny wearable camera can record everything you see

When something cool happens right before your eyes, you might not have the time to capture it on your smartphone.<p>Enter the Perfect Memory Camera, a tiny wearable camera that records without interruption.<p>The camera was made by General Streaming Systems, LLC, which set up an IndieGogo campaign to put …

Mobile Photography

The British government spent $585 million on an airport that airlines can't fly into

The opening of St. Helena Airport has been postponed indefinitely.<p>St. Helena is a small remote island in the South Atlantic. Located 1900km west of …

Airplanes