Jake Gedman

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There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you’re smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn’t necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take …

Public Speaking

9 Best Investment Books for Beginners

Investing can't be taught in a day. But with the right teachings, developing an introductory understanding to the do's and don'ts of investing may be …

These Stats on Cannabis Sales Will Shock You

New projected numbers put the pot business on par with Netflix and McDonald's.<p>If you weren't convinced that we are in the early stages of a cannabis boom unlike any other in history, then perhaps these numbers from Chris Walsh, an industry analyst and editorial vice president of MJBiZDaily, will …

Cannabis

A Zen Master Explains Why It’s Useless To Try To “Silence The Mind”

Have you ever tried to “silence the mind” in order to achieve peace and tranquility?<br>It’s very common advice from mindfulness practitioners to quieten …

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We’ve long known …

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

The Road Map to Success Is All About Your Values

Peter Voogd lays out some of the elements of reaching your ideal outcome.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd dives into some of his tenets along his path to success. Voogd's tips include being clear from the get-go …

Thought Leadership

10 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Tolerate

Successful people expect more from themselves and from those around them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people do things differently. If you study those who excel in business, you’ll find a whole litany of common characteristics. These traits help put them …

Uber Unveils the Flying Taxi It Wants to Rule the Skies

If you trust the folks with their eyes tilted upward and their hands waving in the air, flying taxis could be a traffic panacea, leveraging the third …

Flying Car

3 Important Lessons Most Entrepreneurs Learn Too Late in Business

The Bottleneck Is Always At the Top Of the Bottle<p>Wanna know why most small business owners fail?<p>Because they keep doing $10 per hour tasks.<p>They're the ones who pick up the phone when customers call. They reply to all the emails their company receives. All problems (even the small ones!) need to be …

5 Speaking Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Made $3 Million in 90 Minutes

Russell Brunson, CEO and co-founder of Click Funnels, turned a 90-minute conference talk into $3 million cash.<p>I recently watched Russell Brunson, the co-founder of the fast growing, non-venture-backed software company, ClickFunnels, give a live stage presentation at the10X Growth Conference. During …

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Canadian police: 15 fatalities after bus crash involving junior hockey league team

Canadian police said Saturday that 15 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Is This the Next "Big Thing" in Marijuana?

This potential market opportunity could significantly expand demand for marijuana.<p>Medical marijuana is legal throughout Canada and in most U.S. …

3 Ways Listening to Music Actually Makes You More Productive

Yes, listening to music can actually make you more productive. Here's how.<p>It's no secret that music can be powerful. Music is an inherent part of just about every culture on the planet, and in addition to being a central force for entertainment and everyday discussion, music might even have hidden …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

I'm a financial planner, and these are the 4 factors that will determine your financial success

Financial planning can be very complicated because you have to balance all the information and changes in your life.<p>To simplify the process, here are four factors that have the biggest impact on your probability of success.<p>1. How long you work affects your retirement income<p>This is one of the …

Retirement

7 Signs You're Spending Too Much Time Inside & It's Affecting Your Health

Sometimes it's necessary to spend a day cuddled up on the couch watching Netflix, but spend <i>too</i> much time inside, and you might find that your health …

9 Foods You Should NEVER Eat If You Have Arthritis

More than 50 million adults in the United States are suffering from arthritis. For many of them, trying to manage pain and inflammation is a daily …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

John Lennon beyond the Maharishi

I don't believe in magic, I don't believe in I-Ching,I don't believe in Bible, I don't believe in tarot, I don't believe in Hitler, I don't believe …

Why the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Focus Obsessively on This 1 Thing

How to win before you even show up.<p>It was April 30th, 2013, one of the most exciting days of my life. I'm talking movie stardom excitement. With naïveté and wishful thinking, this is the day that we launched our startup at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York.<p>I wasn't a startup junkie. I didn't follow …

Learning This 1 Language Will Make You More Money

The answer might surprise you.<p>Learning a second language has traditionally always been popular with the hobbyist and travel community. But what about the business community?<p>According to Euro London, a recruitment agency, learning a language has shown to add between 10-15% to your income. This only …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …