Dennis Barr

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Here's a cool way to make cheap whiskey taste a lot better

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Touch of Modern<p>Whiskey is a spirit that gets a lot better and, in turn, a lot more expensive with age. A quick online search shows that …

Digital Marketing Training

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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Book review: Gelfand's "Positional Decision-Making"

“Positional Decision-Making in Chess” – Boris Gelfand (and Jacob Aagaard)<p><i>Quality Chess</i> <i></i><p>It’s rare that a chess book holds my attention well enough that …

How to Go Faster

How do you get to market faster than the competition? How do you become more efficient without violating the laws of physics? How do you save time, …

Scientists Discover Brain Circuit That Helps To Displace Bad Memories

In recent years, our understanding of the neural processes that underpin persistent fear and anxiety have increased dramatically, yet treatment for …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

New model describes cognitive decision making as the collapse of a quantum superstate


(Phys.org)—Decision making in an enormous range of tasks involves the accumulation of evidence in support of different hypotheses. One of the …

Quantum Mechanics

When you have to choose between 2 good clients or assignments.

Dear Colleagues:Interpreters have to make work-related choices on a daily basis: from the word that best conveys the message in the target language, …

Saying Yes or No? Exercise Your Power of Choice

On a daily basis, we are all faced with making yes or no decisions that lead to certain consequences. With today’s many distractions and demands, it …

11 Influencing Skills and Principles Used By Successful Sales Teams

<i>The best sales teams are those that know how to influence people. But while certain salespeople have an innate understanding of the skills necessary</i> …

How a 29-year-old went from living on welfare to starting a business that earned nearly $1 million in its first year

She and her husband, Seth, and their two young sons were living in California with her in-laws, struggling to make ends meet in a rocky economy.<p>"For four years, we had no steady jobs at all," now 29-year-old Luna tells Business Insider. "We did have a little money we had saved, but we blew through …