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3 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lead Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, has said in interviews, “My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself.”<p>Long after the thrill of starting a business is gone and you are immersed in the daily challenges of being an …

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Productivity

The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

One of the very first Indian words to enter the English language was the Hindustani slang for plunder: “loot”. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this word was rarely heard outside the plains of north India until the late 18th century, when it suddenly became a common term across Britain. …

India

12 giant leaps for mankind – from carnivorism to Magna Carta

We asked 12 historians to nominate alternative moments in the past that they consider to be great leaps for mankind<p><i>This article was first published</i> …

University of London

Famous Japanese warship exploded under water, new footage suggests

Debris scattered over a large area at the bottom of sea in the Philippines indicate that the massive Japanese World War II battleship Musashi had blown up in an undersea explosion after it sank beneath the surface 70 years ago.<p>Experts from a research team analyzing a live feed from an unmanned …

How to use branches creatively – 30 DIY projects for your home

We are constantly trying to include nature into our homes by growing plants inside the house and by using other symbolic elements. But how about …

Adjustable Desk Accessory Transforms a Sitting Desk into a Standing One

Many of us spend most of our day sitting down and have probably heard about how detrimental it is to our health. A standing desk is great way to combat the negative effects of sitting, but not everyone wants to buy an entirely new piece of furniture. The <i>LIFT</i> by Phoenix-based company iSkelter is a …

Discover the best 6-modern-bookshelf-ideas on Dwell - Dwell

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David Baker in San Francisco

An architect's home blends Bay Area history with an Eastern worldview<p>The fifth house that architect David Baker designed for himself testifies to the …

Architizer

19 hacks to make your life easier around the house

Life is tough enough. Small irritations should never get in the way of enjoying a hard-earned day off.<p>If there's an easier way of doing things, most …

Lifehacks

Google Drive will soon back up your phone's photos

Now that Google+ is splitting up into individual services, where will you go to back up your phone's picture library? To Google Drive, apparently. <i>Android Police</i> has discovered that the latest version of the cloud storage app on Android has preliminary code for an eventual photo backup feature that …

Google Drive

Microsoft has an amazing plan to take over your iPhone or Android

Microsoft might be having a difficult time convincing people to buy Windows phones – though some of its latest offerings are definitely worth …

Artificial Intelligence

Can ‘Mindfulness’ Help Students Do Better in School?

Advocates say the meditation technique raises focus and lowers stress. Critics see religion in disguise.<p>“Mindfulness” has gotten a lot of buzz recently, with everyone from tech executives to professional athletes to lawmakers saying they use it to combat stress, stay balanced and perform better on …

Mindfulness

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …

How To Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water Every Day

Water is the best thing you can put in your body, yet so many of us ignore it throughout the day. Here are some great ways to trick yourself into …

How To Use Board Games To Improve Your Real Life

If you're playing a board game, your goal isn't necessarily to win, but to have fun. Nonetheless, a game can be tough to enjoy when you never have a …

The Mind Trick That Helps You Remember Anything

It's so simple that you'll never forget how to do it<p>Close your eyes, crack open your memory. That’s the takeaway from U.K. researchers who recently found shutting your eyes supercharges your recall.<p>“People who kept their eyes open answered 48 percent of our questions correctly, on average, whereas …

The Brain

Why Your Muscles Get Sore (and What You Can Do About It)

When you're struggling to walk down the stairs the day after a tough workout, should you view your soreness as proof you worked hard, or as a sign …

Use This Deep Breathing Technique to Calm Yourself

How you breathe can have a significant impact on your physical and emotional health. If you're about to head into a high-stress situation, or just …

How to Stop Overreacting to Everything

We all overreact from time to time, but it's not a great habit to develop. If you find yourself getting disproportionately angry, upset, or defensive …

Anger Management

Top 10 Gmail Labs And Features You Should Enable

As if Gmail wasn't powerful enough, you can find all sorts of goodies and extra features in Gmail Labs. The list is pretty massive, so we've narrowed …

Keep Your Bad Decisions from Getting Worse by Mastering Acceptance

We all make a few bad decisions here and there, but sometimes we let those bad decisions turn into paths to things much worse. Learning acceptance …

Self-improvement

"Success Is Controlling How You Spend Your Time"

A lot of us get caught up in the notion that success means making more money, but success can be defined a lot of different ways. Redefining your …

What to Do When You Envy a Coworker

It happens to the best of us—one of our coworkers accomplishes something great, and even though we should be happy for their success, we can't help …

Northwestern University

Four Basic Writing Principles You Can Use in Everyday Life

Writing starts way before you put letters to a page. It involves processes like critical thinking, communication, and creativity. Even if writing …

Creative Writing

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

12 Laundry Mistakes You Should Stop Making Right Now

<b>Mistake 1: Rubbing Stains Furiously</b><p>This can make the stain worse and possibly wear away the fabric. Instead, be gentle and methodical. Treat the …

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …