Dg

197 Flips | 2 Magazines | 7 Likes | 2 Followers | @Dg4f87v | Keep up with Dg on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dg”

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

SoftBank’s Vision Fund has already spent over $35 billion on investments

SoftBank made waves when its gigantic Vision Fund hit a massive $93 billion first close of a targeted $100 billion total last year, but already it is clear why the firm is reportedly planning a sequel. According to the Japanese firm’s latest financials, it has already deployed one-third of the …

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

Parenting

Master the Art of Retail: See These Dos and Don’ts for Selling More

Training your retail salespeople to upsell and cross-sell items when your customers make purchases can make a significant difference in your store’s …

5 Problems Small Businesses Must Fix Immediately to Overcome Growth Plateaus | Inc.com

Growing a business is hard. Fewer than five percent of all businesses in the US grow to be more than $1 million in annual revenues. And fewer than one percent make it to $10 million. There are many reasons why companies fail to scale: bad timing, a poor economy, ruthless competitors, or shifts in …

Small Business

The Seven Brutally Honest Phases Of A Man Falling In Love

We all, men and women alike, might feel the same emotions when it comes to love, but the journey to finding love is an experience differentiated by …

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

Darwin’s revolutionary, humane and highly readable introduction to his theory of evolution is arguably the most important book of the Victorian era<p>When Charles Darwin first saw <i>On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life</i> in …

Biology

Answering These 7 Questions Reveals Your Path to Success

Ask authentic questions and live the answers that come naturally come from within.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The quickest way to increase and live our ideas of success is to pose questions which lead us into our own self-discovery. The purpose of asking questions …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life | Inc.com

Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to help you learn how to tackle your goals, don't panic. For every improvement you want …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

Why Every Man Needs to Start Eating More Egg Yolks

Still think yolks raise your cholesterol? Read this<p>Death to egg white omelets!<p>They taste terrible and, by opting out of the yolks, you’re depriving yourself of essential nutrients.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men’s Health</i> Better Man Project—2,000+ Brilliant Tips for Living an Awesome, Healthier Life<p>And don’t worry …

Nutrition

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

7 Best Language Learning Apps and Websites

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Hooked: Creating a Habit-Forming Product for Customers

<b>Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products</b> attempts to fix the gap between product design and marketing. <b>Hooked</b> is designed to help business …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever

Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat.<p>Luckily, researchers hailing from the University of California Irvine may have accidentally discovered a solution that could change energy storage forever.<p>Fifth-year …

8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

How This Entrepreneur Turned his Bar Mitzvah Dough Into a $30 Million Company | Inc.com

Less than two years out of University of Virginia and working for a Silicon Valley investment bank, Jared Shusterman returned back to his home in Miami. No mortgage, family or real responsibilities, Jared figured the lack of sleep and religious devotion to work could be better spent on building his …

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Where high-net-worth investors are putting their money

Want to be or remain wealthy? Study what Tiger 21 investors are doing with their portfolios.<p>By emulating the investment moves of those who have shown they know how to create wealth and protect it, you stand a significantly better chance of joining or maintaining their ranks one day.<p>One tool that …

Scientists may have stumbled on losing-your-virginity genes | The Star

According to the lore of modern-day movies about teenage angst, the age at which you lose your virginity has to do with a lot of complicated external …

Genetics

How To Take The Perfect Nap, According To Science

<i>What’s the science behind setting myself up for the perfect nap? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Linda Baumgartner, sleep expert with Vita Talalay, on Quora:</b><p>Here are some tips for taking …

5 questions you can ask yourself to help you get rich

Becoming rich doesn't happen overnight. Unless you win the lottery or have a huge inheritance coming, building wealth happens gradually over time.<p>Financially successful people always have a plan for building and maintaining their wealth.<p>No matter if your personal finances and career is a wreck …

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that'll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture-and that amazing moment you get to say "I quit!" to your boss. But what great idea should you say "I …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain