Erin Nash

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8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Data scientists keep forgetting the one rule every researcher should know by heart

The results are in: Skipping breakfast is associated with heart disease. But that doesn’t necessarily mean breakfast deserves its reputation as the most important meal of the day.<p>Harvard University medical researchers have concluded that American men between the ages of 45 to 82 who skip breakfast …

Financial Services

The Latest Breakthrough In Understanding Diabetes Was Made By An Algorithm

Researchers now believe there are three different kinds of type 2 diabetes–a result discovered with help from machines combing through reams of medical data.<p>With the cost to sequence a human genome dropping by the day and medical records finally going digital, public health experts are excited for …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

UI Design

Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

The startup's name is Faraday Future, and it has been hunting for a place to build what it says will be a $1 billion manufacturing plant for a new line of cars. Four states are contenders and the company says to expect an announcement within weeks.<p>Headquartered in a low-profile office just south of …

5 ways drinking enough water changes your body

Drinking enough water affects everything from our skin to our mood to our poop — and since our bodies are about 60 percent water, failing to stay hydrated can really mess us up. We should all make drinking lots of water part of our daily routine, because drinking water changes our bodies for the …

Meet Niche, Twitter’s Secret Weapon

Twitter's small, little-discussed acquisition is paying big dividends.<p>Over the past few months, McDonald's enlisted social media star Crawford Collins to promote its all-day breakfast on Instagram, Oxygen TV ran a campaign with the widely followed Sara Hopkins on Snapchat, and Coke enlisted Vine …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' shares a counterintuitive networking strategy that helped catapult him to success

But if you ignore everyone else so you can make a beeline for the fancy folks, you could be missing out on tremendous opportunities.<p>That's according to Tim Ferriss, life-hacker, investor, and author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," among other books.<p>Ferriss credits much of the success of "The 4-Hour …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

So you're a startup CEO, what do you do all day?

Chief Executive Officer? Chief Visionary? Chief Cheerleader? Chief Salesman? Chief Funding Officer? Chief Communications Officer? Chief Team Builder? Chief Lightbulb Changer? Chief Coffee Maker? Yup, all of these titles apply to the role of a startup CEO.<p>It is perhaps one of the hardest jobs to do …

10 Wise Choices Today That Will Lead to a Successful Future | Inc.com

When life gives us an opportunity to choose, remember to make the choices that your future self would thank you for today.<p>Business decisions, options to weigh, leadership principles to stand by--in every case, you want to be able to look back and say "I chose well."<p>Start today by making decisions …

Self-improvement

⓵ Penisvergrößerung Pillen

<b>Die XtraSize Pillen erhöhen die Absorption und Wirksamkeit der Schwellkörper, aus denen der Penis aufgebaut ist.Während der Füllung mit Blut</b> …

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management

5 Women Entrepreneurs You Probably Don't Know About--but Should | Inc.com

When I interviewed Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes recently, she said she was the only female startup founder to singlehandedly found a technology or health care company and then take it to billions in valuation. There have been others, she said, but they all had co-founders. (Holmes was quick to …

Startups

Healthy Food Delivery Startup Thistle Raises $1 Million And Pivots To A Subscription Model

Fresh juice delivery turned healthy meal delivery startup Thistle switched over to a subscription-based healthy food business today.<p>Thistle launched last summer in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. I remember walking by one day and seeing a pop-up out in front of West of Pecos. I can’t recall …

Making design a business priority

Being “design driven” means operating in a fundamentally different way. In this video, McKinsey’s Mahin Samadani explains how companies can make the …

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Other Famous Execs Use to Run Meetings

Advertisement<p>Musk has incredibly high standards. He has a reputation for firing people if they miss a deadline. So if you’re meeting with him at …

5 Leadership Lessons From Pope Francis

Visiting the U.S. this week, Pope Francis is showing off a leadership style we can all learn from.<p>“Many things have to change course, but it is we human beings above all who need to change.” Those were the words shared–on Twitter–by Pope Francis, <i>Time</i>‘s “Person of The Year” in 2013, who assumed the …

The Lifesaving Power of Storytelling

It is important to tell stories to the young, but it is even more important to make storytelling a lifelong habit, enriching your life and the lives …

College & University

This Is Microsoft Outlook’s Coolest New Feature

“Following up.”<p>“Got it.”<p>“Thank you.”<p>Everyone agrees that two-word emails like these are huge time-wasters. Not only do they gum up our inboxes, but …

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

A furniture startup promises four-minute assembly minus the harrowing trip to IKEA

Greycork’s promise sounds almost too good to be true: Well-made furniture that is stylish, comfortable, easy-to-assemble, and cheaper than IKEA.<p>“I thought that the way we’ve been getting furniture is insane,” explains Greycork’s CEO John Humphrey in the startup’s fundraising video. “Driving 40 …

Furniture

Google searches for a new identity

Google's new logo has been parodied, criticized as being too childish and subject to numerous thinkpieces explaining the psychological and design …

New stethoscope shows how technology can reinvent health care

About 200 years ago, a French physician rolled a sheet of paper into a cylinder and held it up to the chest of a patient. The creation was crude and simple, but it worked. Rene Laenneac could better hear his patient's heartbeat, and the stethoscope was born.<p>Today, the stethoscope remains a fixture …

Medical Technology

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

The Surprising Reason Big Companies Are Losing Top Employees | Inc.com

A recent study by LinkedIn of more than 10,000 job changers indicates a new trend: lots of top talent leaving big companies for smaller ones. Why? Fifty-nine percent said they left for better "career opportunities," but what, exactly, does that mean? Aren’t large employers synonymous with full …