Gerry Post

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Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week on ‘Compound Time’

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Creativity

The New Biggest Dinosaur Ever Has Been Found And It’s 10 Times Larger Than A T-Rex

It's as big as 14 elephants, a seven-story building, two semi-trucks or 10 T-rex.The post The New Biggest Dinosaur Ever Has Been Found And It’s 10 …

Alibaba Chief Pushes to Protect Endangered Species in Africa

The Paradise Foundation said Friday it will devote $1.65 billion over ten years to help protect key areas in Africa that are home to many native—and …

Why Are Dogs So Friendly? Science Finally Has an Answer

AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>Our pet canines have alterations in their genes that make them more sociable than wolves, a new study says.<p>To Bridgett von Holdt's 11-month-old English sheepdog Marla, the entire world is a friend she has yet to meet.<p>“She’s hypersocial. I even had her genotyped,” von Holdt …

Pets

African countries lash out at Western charities at international wildlife conservation meeting

The world's biggest conference on the international wildlife trade has begun in Johannesburg, but African countries lashed out at Western charities …

Emails Reveal How Chelsea Shaped Hillary's State Department Policy

As more and more of Hillary Clinton's emails come to light, previously obscure connections with and influences on Clinton during her tenure as …

TripAdvisor Discontinues Ticket Sales to Anywhere with Attractions That Hurt Animals

If your next vacation's itinerary includes swimming with dolphins, riding an elephant, or feeding a tiger cub, you might want to rethink your plans. The behind-the-scenes cruel treatment of these animals has been under pressure recently, especially by TripAdvisor. On October 11 of this year, the …

Elephant Nature Park: The Karen Elephant Experience Review

I have always been fascinated by elephants. These graceful animals are the largest mammals on land and are some of the smartest creatures that I have …

Wildlife

Using Mobile Games To Create Real-Life Superheroes

When I met Kwabena Osei-Larbi back in 2014 while attending the University of Southern California, we quickly bonded over our shared West African …

Mobile Gaming

Wildlife Conservation: World's Richest Nations Aren't Doing Enough To Save Large Mammals From Extinction

Scientists are now increasingly starting to believe human activities have pushed our planet into a sixth mass extinction event — one whose impact …

This luxury goods site is a ‘retail playground’ for the 1 percent

Call it the Amazon for the 1 percent.<p>A 3-year old e-commerce site that sells super-luxury goods — think $190,000 tricked-out Jeeps and $19,000 …

5 Animals Closest To Extinction Today, From Vaquitas To Tigers

Many animal species are endangered or threatened, but some are in a more dire situation than others. There are animals whose populations are so …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these …

4 Ways To Foster Happiness In The Workplace

<i>This second article in the “Ask Dave” series is based on a question posed by Dr. Amy Osmond Cook, CEO of</i> <i>Osmond Marketing</i><i>.</i><p><i>“I recently had an employee quit suddenly. She said that she was happy … until the day she quit. I was surprised and felt bad that I couldn’t tell she had been struggling. How</i> …

Happiness

The Best Lobster Rolls In America, According To Yelp

They're clawfully delicious.<p>But where to find the absolute best of these decadent sandwiches? We asked Yelp for the best lobster rolls in America — which they measured using an algorithm that looked at the number of reviews plus the star rating for every eatery on Yelp.<p>So here are the 25 best spots …

Why Whales Grew to Be So Gigantic

While we tend to think of dinosaurs as gigantic, they are not the biggest animals ever. In fact, the largest animal to have ever lived is around on …

Hiring Great People Is More Than a Gut Feeling. Here Are 8 Ways to Get it Right Every Time

A framework will help you avoid these common (and sometimes fatal) errors.<p>As a leader, nothing is more important than hiring great people. Great hires impact virtually every facet of your organization, from culture and values to the ability to innovate, adapt, and persevere over time. When we hire …

Human Resources

The Return of the Florida Panther

For years, the Florida panther, a majestic creature that lurks in and around the forests of the Everglades, has teetered on the edge of permanent disappearance. Closely related to the mountain lion, the panther once roamed across much of the South, but the ever-advancing modern world pushed it into …

Wildlife

You'll Never Guess Where the Best Hotel in the World Is

Anyone who's watched Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel probably wished that it was a real place they could vacation to. But worry not, we've found …

Travel

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does)

Discover the secret sauce of getting more things done in a day.<p>Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a …

Time Management

4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

Picture this: You've just finished working your busiest time of the year. For all your efforts, you receive a nice paycheck.<p>To reward yourself, you …

Happiness

4 Ways to Develop the Leaders You'll Need in the Future

One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying the next wave of leaders.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying …

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

Time Management

The Networking Secret That Only Requires Writing Four Emails A Year — Fast Company

When you’ve got a great professional network, you hear about good opportunities before others do. When you need to get in touch with somebody …

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick.<p>Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted with the organ between your ears.

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

Self-improvement

The Limits of Personalized Medicine

A new study suggests that knowing their genetic risk of disease doesn’t motivate people to change their behavior.<p>Personalized medicine—the idea that genetic testing can reveal a person’s unique risks for various illnesses, as well as the most effective treatments—has attracted a huge amount of …