J Tyrell

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Your brain needs a break — these apps are here to help

The human brain wasn’t built to go at full steam for hours on end. Studies have shown that performance suffers when you spend prolonged periods …

Twelve ways to get healthier right now

Illustrations by Joren Cull for The Globe and Mail<p>Get out the calendar<p>Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s start a new tradition: monthly goals. Old habits die hard. So why not break your big objective into smaller, more manageable pieces? Aim to change one little thing each month. You could start …

OneHalf

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

Productivity

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

20 Business Ideas to Start With Little or NO Money

Business Ideas<p>Have you always dreamed of being your own boss and taking control of your time, but never had any clue on what idea to start with? If …

20 Best Motivational Quotes to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

Motivational quotes that provide inspiration, enthusiasm, a jolt of confidence... and that extra little boost you sometimes need.<p>When the going gets tough, you sometimes need a burst of motivation and inspiration to start your day off right. Here are twenty great motivational quotes to help you get …

Motivation

30 Ways To Eat More - How To Lose Weight

I came home to find my roommate, Rachel, sitting motionless at the kitchen table. It didn’t take long to realize why she looked so miserable. Her …

5 Reasons Why Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Business Model

Today’s young people are as concerned with making a positive impact on the world as they are with making money. A whopping 94% want to use their skills to benefit a cause. Meanwhile, only half of Americans have confidence in the free market system, down from 80% just 15 years ago.<p>Against this …

Entrepreneurship

Advancing Women Social Entrepreneurs: Strengths and Challenges

As Skoll Foundation CEO and President Sally Osberg says, “social entrepreneurs are cracking the code of some of the world’s most pressing problems.” …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips for Letting Your Mission (Not Profit) Drive Success

Customers today care about whom they do business with, as reflected by studies in which 90 percent of consumers have said they would switch to brands that support social causes. "Causes" are also good for business: When companies look beyond profitability to focus on a purpose, they tend to have …

What the Founder of TOMS Shoes Is Doing Now

A decade ago, Blake Mycoskie turned two important observations from his travels in Argentina into what would become a multimillion-dollar shoe …

Entrepreneurship

4 steps to surviving start-up as a social entrepreneur

Social Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Social Business [Guide]

Social business is not about social media. Instead, social business is a strategy to solve a social problem with your company without depending on …

Entrepreneurship

6 Financial Advisors Share Their Best Financial Advice for Saving Money

Is saving money easy? From a distance, it certainly appears to be.<p>But, when it comes down to it, it’s pretty difficult – especially when you don’t have a stellar income.<p>You already know you need to save money for the future. You need to save money for retirement, for an emergency, for your kids’ …

Personal Finance

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

Mark Twain

A New Study Reveals That The Zika Virus May Also Attack Adult Brain Cells

Though most advisory information pertaining to the Zika outbreak has focused on pregnant women, a new study (published Thursday in the <i>Cell Stem Cell</i> journal) showed the virus may also compromise adult brain cells essential for learning and memory.<p>According to Joseph Gleeson, one of the co-authors …

Neuroscience

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

Self-help

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

5 Ways To Create A Powerfully Productive Mind

How often do you feel busy, but feeling as if you’re not actually getting anything done?<p>Days go by and you feel consistently overwhelmed with so many …

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals — here's how it can boost anyone's productivity at work

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock<p>We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on your …

Software

4 Ways to Create a Marketing Strategy for Your Small Business

As a former CMO, I often consult with small business owners and startup founders regarding their marketing strategies. Usually these conversations …

Marketing

These 5 Insecurities Will Seriously Hinder Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

Although we all struggle with insecurities, they are definitely more crippling to some than to others. While it's not so easy to find ways to magically solve self-confidence problems, it is possible to overcome insecurities simply by understanding how they affect our daily lives--and our crucial …

Self-help

4 YouR Soul

I pray a fire be lit in your soul.<p>I pray someday you lose control.<p>I pray you finally spread your wings.<p>I pray that you’ll one day be rid of sins.<p>I …

Spirituality

3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important.Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …

Motivation

10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

Motivation

10 Proven Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst of circumstances; others are unhappy despite …

Happiness

15 Things To Do To Be Successful By The Time You're 30

If you want to be successful and live life on your terms by the time you’re 30, here are fifteen things you should start doing in your 20’s to make …

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

These Are The Best Colleges In America For Black Students

Picking a college can be a daunting task for anyone, but finding the best fit can be a particularly challenging feat for African American students.<p>Calls to end racism on campus have become more widespread in the last year as students across the country spoke out about both everyday and systemic …

College & University