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Microsoft hints at possibility of backward compatibility for original Xbox games on Xbox One

Earlier this month, Microsoft revealed that its new backward compatibility feature will launch for all owners of the Xbox One in November. Currently …

19 of the Best Books Written by Super-Successful CEOs | Inc.com

Business books are notorious for being loaded with MBA lard, trotting out "key takeaways" like "take risks," "build a great team," and "don't be afraid to fail."<p>But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have …

Leadership

20 Ways To Find Your Soulmate

I used to think it was really dopey.A soulmate? Really??You’d occasionally spot those long-term couples still looking all goggly-eyed at each other …

Smoking

Usain Bolt talks doping in advance of world championships

BEIJING (AP) — He set world records, won Olympic gold medals, danced on the track and made the sprint game feel fun again.<p>One thing Usain Bolt cannot do, he insists, is serve as the lone savior for track and field.<p>"I can't do it by myself," Bolt said Thursday.<p>Back in Beijing, where he set three …

Athletics

Student Motivation Matters: 25 Tips and Strategies

A new report from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching reviews what we know about student motivation. Motivation Matters: How New Research Can Help Teachers Boost Student Engagement , by Susan Headden and Sarah McKay, is a competent review of current research. Following are 25 …

Pedagogy

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity

The core factor of success is focus, and here’s how to get it

Peak performance experts say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to one thing and become great at that thing.”<p>This is good advice. The more I study successful people from all walks of life—artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists—the more I believe …

Self-improvement