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The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Creativity

2018 Is the Year to Finally Write That Book. Here's How to Start.

A solid outline is the first step toward finishing your book this year.<p>As the CEO of a publishing company, one New Year's goal that I hear over and over again is "I want to write a book."The biggest secret I have to spill here? The struggle is not in getting started; it's in keeping the momentum …

What Is Blockchain And How Will It Change The World?

According to a study of 4,800 professionals from around the world, 66% of people believe that innovation will be the biggest factor influencing economic growth over the next 30 years.<p>In order to thrive (or indeed, survive) in this continuously evolving economy, young professionals will need to …

Blockchain

I'm a psychologist, and I've found one of the biggest relationship problems people have always boils down to the same thing

"I wish he would just bring me flowers once in a while."<p>Does he know how much you would like that, or what your favorite kind of flowers are?<p>"No, but it should be obvious—who doesn't want flowers? And anyway, I don't want to <i>tell</i> him to do it, that ruins it!"<p>If you haven't said or heard some version …

Relationships

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners do Everyday

Successful people, all over the world, have embraced this daily habit as the quickest path to success, and the easiest way to gain a competitive edge.<p>I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as …

Achieving Success Can Be Boiled Down To These 5 Basic Things

We treat success as some sort of mysterious holy grail that only a few are able to achieve. The reality is success is there for everyone-you just need to keep these 5 things in mind below.<p>A lot of people ask me how to achieve success. Not because I'm so successful but because I talk to a lot of …

Motivation

The Art of Covert Selling as a Public Speaker

Five strategies you can use to sell your product without pushing for a sale.<p>When it comes to speaking about your business, there are many environments when you simply can't go directly for the sale.<p>So, what should you do? Earn social proof and credibility.<p>People buy based on what they know, like …

5 Books That Will Make You A More Driven Person

Sometimes all you need is someone else's story to get you fired up.<p>I am a huge advocate for reading.<p>There are certain lessons you can only extract from a good book--especially one written by someone who has been in your same shoes, and is giving you all the nitty gritty details you want to know …

Self-improvement

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Five Ways To Attract More Customers To Your Website

In a sea of never-ending changes to the digital landscape that we call the internet, there seems to always be a new way to market your business and attract new customers to your website. While newcomers to the field of online marketing seem to chase one strategy after another, the veterans in the …

Marketing

Scientists Think They Have Another Reason Humans Became Smarter Than Our Ancestors - Blood

It's not just about brain size.<p>Anthropologists have been curious about the evolution of human intelligence for many decades. The main lines of …

8 Online Courses Teaching Skills To Boost Your Resume

Online courses can help you level up your career and stay competitive–whether you have a job or are looking for one. Unsure which to take or don’t think you have the time? Here are eight resume-worthy skills you can learn from the comfort of your couch with short online courses.<p><b>1. HTML, General</b> …

Data Visualization

4 Buddhist Monk Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Benefit You Forever

Ever wondered how Buddhist Monks live and what habits they adopt to make them so peaceful?<p>I’ve been always been fascinated by this question so I did …

Meditation

If you’re so intelligent, why aren’t you rich?

NEW YORK – How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. He likes …

Psychology

Tips for Building a Small Business Through Branding

When you launch a small business, no matter the industry it’s in, it is important to spend a lot of time and energy on marketing. This is the way to …

Marketing

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

Neuroscience

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Marketing

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

Public Speaking

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 …

Self-improvement

A Quick Guide to Starting a Money-Generating Blog

Even with the rise of social media and other cutting-edge web 2.0 marketing platforms, blogging can still form the basis of a successful internet venture.<p>Online Business Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even with the rise of social media and other cutting-edge web …

Marketing

Stop Living The Traditional Social Rules If You Want To Ditch Mediocrity And Start Playing Big

<b>“What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?”</b> — a question that hits thousands of people on Quora. Guess what’s topped the list? …

Motivation

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Loneliness

4 of The Best Tech Courses You Can Take Online Right Now

Add a new skill to your resume.<p>The world is getting more technical, and the jobs of the future are increasingly going to require you to be able to …

Ethical Hacking

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

PHP

The Link Between Happiness And Personal Missions

The intersection of the secret of happiness, how you don’t get to choose your mission and how different missions call different people different ways leads to some people being happier than others at any given moment. This is why it’s so important to latch on to an unmet need or a new way of …

Happiness

Save Your Money, Skip The MBA, And Go To Startup Grad School Instead

The cofounders of Away met at Warby Parker and show how they used early career experiences at startups to launch their own brand.<p>If you have dreams of one day launching your own startup, the idea of getting an MBA may have crossed your mind. After all, business schools are great at explaining how …

To buy or rent? Advice from a woman who bought at 21

Here are three reasons why it's better to buy than rent-take it from a woman who bought her first home at 21. Learn more.<p>Buying a home could be one …

Personal Finance