Evan Ogonoski

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5 Important Habits Healthy Entrepreneurs Must Have

So let’s talk about your health.<p>I’ll start with a couple questions.<p>Are you as healthy as you should be? Are you focusing on making sure your body and mind are performing at the optimal levels?<p>If you’re like many of us, the answer is probably “not really.”<p>It makes sense. As entrepreneurs, we can get …

5 Ridiculously Easy Things You Can Do Every Day to Feel Happy

Can you see it? You live on a tropical island. You get up when you like and you do what you want. Some guy named Jeeves brings breakfast. From a …

Elon Musk Is Wrong. We Aren't Living in a Simulation

A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.<p>Recently Elon Musk made internet headlines by claiming that the probability we live in "base reality" is one in billions. Instead, we are much more likely to be living in a historical ancestor …

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

The On-Demand Economy Hits The Reset Button

The “Uber for X” playbook is dead. How companies are going beyond the hype to try to create real businesses.<p>“What do you think about ‘Lyft for food’?”<p>In 2013, Gagan Biyani was working as what techies like to call a “growth hacker” at the ride-hailing company Lyft—his job was to help launch its …

Why You Should Keep An Accomplishments List

Many of us rely on plans and to-do lists to prioritize our time and stay on track for the future, but what about after we complete those tasks and projects? Should we just check things off the list and move on?<p>It turns out there are numerous benefits to writing down and celebrating our past …

11 Beneficial Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our emotional intelligence, that ability to understand emotions, and then use …

Emotional Intelligence

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

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Microsoft's Official Guide For A DIY, Raspberry Pi-Powered Magic Mirror With Face Detection

Smart mirrors have been all the rage this year, and it looks like Microsoft's getting into the game too. While Microsoft's mirror is teased as a …

Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …

BioViva’s Liz Parrish makes progress in controversial gene quest to reverse aging

The way BioViva founder Elizabeth Parrish sees it, biological aging is a disease – and she’s willing to bet her life on a cure.<p>Last fall, the …

Alphabet’s Other Robotics Company

After two years of secrecy, what is the Alphabet-owned robotics company up to?<p>You’ve heard of Boston Dynamics, the Alphabet-owned company behind America’s coolest and weirdest robots. But have you heard of Schaft? As part of X, Alphabet’s moonshot division, it’s Alphabet’s <i>other</i> robotic company–and …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

10 Things Happy People Do Differently

What makes happy people different from the rest of us? This is one of the primary reason for their happiness — the sense of contentment. Happy people …

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

7 Foolproof Strategies To Improve Your Sleep Quality

<i>Co-authored by David Baron, MD and the UCLA MindWell Team</i><p>The results are in: One in three Americans does not get enough sleep. This is the latest finding in a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that asked almost half a million adult Americans how many hours of …

6 Ways Your Life Changes With Just One Week of Exercise

<i>From ClassPass: The benefits of exercise extend to more than just your waistline.</i><p>The human body has an incredible capacity to experience something …

10 Motivational Books On Productivity You Should Read Once In Your Lifetime

Time is a priceless commodity. Those who know the value of time make it point to never waste it unnecessarily. But most people who waste time don’t …

Mindfulness and Chronic Pain

We tend to think that mindfulness meditation is a prescription for the treatment of stress. However, a new study has shown that as little as eight …

The non-technical fields that young people should be studying if they want to be innovators

No one disputes that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Eric Schmidt built their careers—and fortunes—on their technical know-how. But their successes wouldn’t have occurred if they hadn’t pursued softer subjects like psychology and international relations.<p>Technological innovation requires …

Artificial Intelligence

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Healthy Eating Habits for More Energy

There's power in your pantry: Find a natural solution in the kitchen for an energy boost.<p>If you supersize your coffee to jump start your day, you may …

5 Core Fixes to Improve Your Functional Strength

We get it: Guys care about sculpting a six-pack. It's the crowning achievement of any fit dude, and probably requires the toughest combination of …

24 Things You Can Do With 24 Hours Of Tech-Free Time

So. Many. Possibilities.<p>Life is good when you're off the grid.<p>Not only does constant connectivity negatively affect your sleep, it also can take a toll on your mental health and can lead to workplace burnout. Ditching your devices gives your brain a much-needed rest.<p>In honor of the annual National …

You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p>1. "We can't do that."<p>One thing that makes people and companies successful is the ability to make solving their customers' problems and demands their main priority. If a need arises repeatedly, the most successful people learn how to …

How Meditation Changes Your Brain | Inc.com

Sit down. Close your eyes. Feel your chest rise and fall with each inhaled and exhaled breath.<p>For decades, researchers have suggested that this simple practice--known as mindfulness meditation--can have health benefits that range from banal to life-changing. Some occasional meditators report being …

Study Finds That Chronic Stress Really Does Spread Cancer in The Body

Stress is a b*tch.<p>When mice are exposed to chronic, ongoing stress, their lymphatic systems undergo physical changes that make it quicker and easier …

5 Signs You Were Born an Entrepreneur

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Many of the qualities that combine to create an entrepreneurial mindset are not always viewed as positive attributes, particularly during childhood, adolescence and while in formal education. But these specific signs demonstrate that an individual has the early …

A Deadlift Variation That Works Just About Every Muscle in the Body

Deadlifts may as well be deemed the unicorn of exercise moves. Praised by trainers and physical therapists alike, the strength training move simultaneously works the core, back, butt, upper body, and legs — no stone unturned here. But if you want an even bigger challenge, try it on one leg with a …

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