Grace Overlander

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I Took 400 Meetings With Investors to Get My Startup Funded. Here's What I Learned.

Here are five strategies that early stage entrepreneurs can adopt as they begin fundraising for their company.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yep, you read that headline right -- 400 meetings with investors. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has raised seed …

Investing

Your Odds of Succeeding Improve When You Create a Success Plan

People seldom achieve anything significant by stumbling around day to day.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Definition of "planning": A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.<p>If you think about it, this could mean a lot of different things to a lot …

Motivation

4 Ways to Lead Any Personality Type on Your Team

Playing to your team members' strengths starts with learning what they are.<p>As a leader, it's important to know the people you work with. Strong relationships lead to stronger teams, and stronger teams lead to a more productive and more successful company. But getting to know people isn't just …

Psychology

Does Your Company Image Need a Refresh? What to Do When It's Time to Rebrand

Make sure your logo and messaging match who you are right now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rebranding your business is no small feat, but it has plenty of benefits, such as assisting with product launches, reshaping public images or refreshing a tired image. A …

3 Tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Manage Extreme Stress

I arrive at a job interview. I’m anxious. I really want this role. I was fired a month ago, and rent is due next week.<p>At least the receptionist is …

This Single Image Profoundly Sums Up Einstein's Landmark Theory

You might think you have gravity pretty well figured out. If you drop a ball out of a window, a short time later it will hit the ground. The higher …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Revenge of the Introvert

After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy, I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Sergei Skripal and the 14 deaths under scrutiny

<b>When Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent, collapsed suddenly on Sunday in the sleepy cathedral city of Salisbury, there were unavoidable echoes of a messy, high-profile death in London a little over a decade before.</b><p>In 2006, Alexander Litvinenko, another former Russian agent, was rushed to …

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

What Is a 'Quality' Curriculum?

Using a range of materials, and, more important, creating hands-on experiences and interactions with big ideas within a discipline, helps students …

Scientists Have Mapped Out How Our Genes Might Lead to Mental Illness

It’s often said mental illness runs in the family. But while that’s true, scientists have had very little luck actually understanding how our genes …

Genetics

Essential California: From pot to lightbulbs to taxes, life is about to change

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s <b>Friday, Dec. 29,</b> and here’s what’s happening across California:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>A whole new day</b><p><b>Starting Jan. 1, Californians’ lives will be governed by hundreds of new laws</b> including new controls on concealed weapons, unprecedented …

The Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders

<i>Alexis Wiggins</i><p>About This Book<p>The best classes have a life of their own, powered by student-led conversations that explore texts, ideas, and essential …

We Asked a Game Theorist How Democrats Should Fight Trump

It's time for some (actual) game theory.<p>A few weeks into the Trump era, liberals are in the "really fucking on edge" stage of the grieving process. They're spending their days overwhelmed by the news of the president's executive orders, sharing conspiracy-ridden Medium posts, debating whether it's …