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5 Jedi Mind Tricks to Dramatically Improve Your Performance | Inc.com

Andy Puddicombe spent 10 years studying to become an ordained Tibetan monk and is now the successful co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. In his TED talk, he says:<p>"I think the present moment is so underrated. It sounds so ordinary, but we spend so little time in the present that it is …

Mindfulness

Top 10: Caribbean beach holidays

The Caribbean excels at beaches above all else. Think soft golden and white sands, laid-back bars, water warm enough to stay in for hours and with shoals of tropical fish darting around your legs, and often watersports galore. Moreover, many Caribbean beaches are big or secluded enough to offer …

8 Earthy Eco Escapes

You don't have to stop protecting the planet as you travel to explore its many wonders. Hotel search trivago.com has discovered eight ecologically elite hotels that are taking "being green" to a five-star level.<p>Whether it's by using recycled materials, heating water via volcano, or growing their …

Costa Rica

Mother Nature in All Her Glory: Top 10 Nature Parks Around the World

One of the best things about travel is being exposed to many different types of natural landscapes, from mountain ranges and jungles to beaches and waterfalls. Visiting national parks and nature preserves allows you to really get up close and personal with these stunning stretches of natural …

Top 10

Why billionaires and power players go to Tony Robbins for advice

Tony Robbins, the self-improvement titan and author of "Money: Master the Game," has advised the biggest names in finance, politics and entertainment including Ray Dalio, President Clinton and Serena Williams.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Serena Williams

Stylish siblings... the most fashionable fams of the moment

It seems like these brothers and sisters have style in the blood. Here's our round-up of the most fashionable siblings in showbiz...

Simple Ways to Master the Art of Networking

Anxious about your next networking event? Follow these steps to get the most from the experience.<p>You arrive alone. Your heart is beating a little …

Entrepreneurship

6 skills that all extraordinary entrepreneurs have

Some of these creators have started businesses that generate more than $1 billion in revenue every year.<p>Crisscrossing the country, I spent hours interviewing creators in technology, retail, energy, health care, media, mobile applications, biotechnology, real estate, travel, and hospitality, working …

Entrepreneurship

10 Habits of Truly Successful Entrepreneurs

What separates truly successful entrepreneurs from the rest of the pack? The answers have very little, if anything, to do with money.<p>Join Shark Tank’s Daymond John, MailChimp's Ben Chestnut, Drybar's Alli Webb, Boxed's Chieh Huang, Harry’s Jeff Raider, and hundreds of scrappy and trailblazing …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. It's really hard. There isn't a playbook, instructional manual, video or biography that can possibly provide you with enough information to make it easy.<p>While the difficulty is just part of the deal, there …

Entrepreneurship

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas. Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas<p>In 2015, one thing is clear, startups …

Australian bitcoin entrepreneur Adam Tepper dies in Thailand

The 34-year-old CEO of digital currency business Independent Reserve was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a pole in Phuket, according to reports<p>The identity of an Australian man killed in a motorcycle smash in Thailand has been confirmed by his colleagues as bitcoin entrepreneur Adam …

Thailand

3 crucial marketing skills all entrepreneurs should have

As an entrepreneur, I wear many hats. I'm my company's chief accountant, salesperson, strategist and product-builder. I'm responsible for making sure that my business stays thriving six months and six years from now. It's exhausting, scary and highly rewarding — all at once.<p>The biggest challenge …

Product management for entrepreneurs

After building products for more than 7 years, I made this humble attempt to jot down a structured approach to solve the problem of ideation,conceptualisation,building and managing products for budding entrepreneurs.

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

Time Management

6 important tips for entrepreneurs from entrepreneurs

It is important for entrepreneurs to learn from the experiences and adopt tried-and-true best practices

5 Things Only Entrepreneurs Can Truly Understand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship isn’t a job -- it’s a lifestyle.<p>But even the word “lifestyle” doesn’t quite capture the full experience. When you first delve into entrepreneurship, it’s likely you’ll have no idea what you’re doing. You’ll mess up, …

Entrepreneurship

How I Quit My Job, Traveled the World and Became an Entrepreneur—All Before I Turned 25

I left a stable office job at 22, traveled <i>a lot</i> and become an Internet entrepreneur in Budapest, Hungary, by 24. Seriously, I did. Want to know how? …

Entrepreneurship

Andre Agassi reveals how he 'raised £115m in 15 minutes of telephone calls'

Andre Agassi tells Simon Briggs how his own struggles inspired him to set up more than 100 schools and how he has learnt to enjoy what tennis has given him<p>One of the most memorable stories in 'Open', Andre Agassi’s autobiography, got stuck into Pete Sampras for guarding his wallet as tightly as his …

Epic Pictures Of Bolivia's Salt Flats Prove It's A Photographer's Wonderland

Travelers flock to South America by the planeloads to visit Salar de Uyuni, and it's no mystery why.<p>These salt flats in Bolivia are a natural wonder that are not only awe-inspiring, but also seem to be the best place to play with perspective. With reflections that play tricks on the eye and …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Mindfulness

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

BART Train toward San Francisco<br>Klodjana Dervishi<p>1 of 15<p>Apple is turning the spotlight on its users in a new international ad campaign that will see …

Photographers

Leading the Richard Branson Way

Most of us know that Richard Branson co-founded Virgin Records in 1972 and through great vision, hard work and dedication, he transformed it into the huge, worldwide powerhouse known today as the Virgin Group. Its more than 400 companies provide lifestyle, media, money, music, environmental and …

Entrepreneurship

20 years ago, one rogue trader brought down a 233-year-old global bank – Here's how he did it...

He had made unauthorized derivatives transactions in the futures trading pits of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX), and those trades ultimately brought Barings to its knees.<p>The Barings scandal remains the one of the most significant episodes in financial history and 20 years …

Trading

How social media can make your small business go gangbusters

Social media is constantly being touted for its brand-building power, and rightly so. But many small businesses fail to reap the expected benefits …

Pinterest is trying to raise another $500M, valuing the company at $11B (report)

The image bookmarking site Pinterest is reportedly in talks to raise another $500 million in venture capital, which would put the company at a valuation of about $11 billion.<p>The report comes from the Wall Street Journal, citing people “familiar with the matter.” Pinterest declined to comment on the …

Wall Street’s Buying Less of Those Risky Junk Bonds It’s Selling

Credit trading just isn’t paying like in the old days. That’s why Wall Street dealers are putting less money at risk to broker the debt, and instead …

Real Estate

JPMorgan Goes to War

In the days following the massive breach of JPMorgan Chase’s computers last summer, the bank’s security chief, James Cummings, rarely left his …

National Security