Anthony Knowles

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How To Easily Rewire Your Brain For Success With One Simple Action

You know how it goes…you intend to take an action to create an end result that you <i>know</i> would benefit you personally or in business, but you didn’t …

3 ways to improve your life, even if you're really lazy

I don't blame you. Hey, some of that stuff is <i>hard</i>. (I should know. I write about it all the time.)<p>Isn't there an easy, passive way where your flaws start correcting themselves, you gain respectable goals and become much, much happier?<p>Well, at least in theory, there just <i>might</i> be. I called somebody …

7 Surprising Habits That Will Turn You Into a CEO

I have interviewed hundreds of CEOs and they all started off as employees. Seven surprising habits have helped them get to the top.<p>If you want to become a CEO, nobody but you can make it happen.<p>After interviewing over 300 CEOs in the four years since I started work on my book, <i>Hungry Start-up</i> …

Leadership

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

Practical travel tips when in Rome

Most travel buffs who visit Rome, love art. Well, good news, (Free) art is everywhere in Rome. In a place as historic as Rome, you don’t have to look …

48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

We've published 100 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself, courtesy of Dr. Susan Weinschenk, a behavioral scientist.<p>Now we're highlighting our favorites from the list.<p><i>All of these posts were republished with permission from Dr. Weinschenk's blog, The W Blog. Check it out</i> …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

22 Harsh Truths that Will Jolt You Awake

<i>Once you know better, you can do better.</i><p>Angel and I receive dozens of amazing emails from amazing people every day. This morning I received three …

75 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Success

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.<p>Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing …

Motivation

30 Crucial Things to Know About Life

<i>Nick Crocker has spent a great deal of time trying to find the best means of living life and living it well. Here are the top 30 things he believes</i> …

Siblings

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions?<p>It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased productivity at work. Take a minute or two to try these tips.<p>1. Don’t check email first thing.<p>2. Set goals.<p>3. Don’t keep a To Do list in your head. Write it …

19 Incredible Tips On Life That You Will Cherish Forever

Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are your top life hacks? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the thread. Thank you …

10 Amazing Places You Can Afford To Retire Abroad

Have you always dreamed of retiring abroad? Unfortunately, your retirement account may not seem in the best shape to allow that. After all, the …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do

If they want to make a real impact on the audience, that is.<p>Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what</i> …

Framing

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers

Listening intently isn’t just for journalists. Here’s how to sharpen your interviewing skills to get the most out of your connections.<p>Everyone knows that particular feeling of dread that accompanies a lull in conversation at a party, networking event, or even a job interview.<p>You’ve already covered …

Employment

How To Get Anything You Want In Business (And Maybe Life)

My first job out of college was an inside sales associate position, in which I was tasked with cold-calling busy professionals all day and kindly explaining to them why they should spend their company’s money on a service they truly didn’t need.<p>To say I was unqualified was a gross understatement …

11 Qualities Of A Truly Great Leader

What makes leaders who they are? What qualities differentiate those who lead and those who follow? These are the ingredients that make a truly great …

Would You Recognize an Exceptional Performer If You Interviewed One?

10 telltale signs of exceptional performance - and how to expose them with one straightforward interview question.<p>In my last column, I detailed the one question that reveals everything a hiring manager needs to know to evaluate a candidate. The idea here is that getting a detailed, thoughtful …

Leadership

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

They're small things, but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours.<p>Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about:<p><b>"Here's what I'm</b> …

Self-improvement

4 Quick Ways to Help You Stay Focused

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you written yet another to-do list, hoping it would make you more productive? I can imagine you from here: rewriting projects that have been hanging on -- even forwarding an email to yourself to kick it back to the top of …

Productivity

10 Important Habits To Develop In The New Year | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Almost all people on this planet think about the things they have accomplished throughout the past 12 months. Before you start being depressed about …

Time Management

Click! How to use smartphone photography to engage, empower and connect with your audience

We live in a visual world where everyone has become a creator of images. This offers amazing opportunities for both individuals and companies to create content and to tell their own stories.<p>In this keynote presentation for Preziday.com I explain why you need visuals, what kind of visuals rate high …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

New York City

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Robert De Niro: What I've Learned

As he approaches his seventies, the icon reflects on his Godfather days, his relationship to Marlon Brando, and why he'll never really retire<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue. Click here for more.</i><p><b>Those who say</b> don't know. Those who know don't say. That holds up over time.<p><b>So …