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10 Fall Motivational Quotes

As the summer comes to an end, it is time to focus on work and getting things done. The fall is a beautiful time of the year to stay motivated …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

What 11 Successful People Wish They Knew About Money in Their 20s

Even the wealthiest, most successful people are prone to making money mistakes.<p>Billionaire and investor Mark Cuban misused his credit cards at a …

Tesla

What’s the single most important personality trait if you want to live a long life?

Conscientiousness.<p><b>Conscientiousness, which was the best predictor of longevity when measured in childhood, also turned out to be the best personality</b> …

This Is The Number One Predictor of Success In Life

Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and …

Is the secret to success as simple as just not giving up?

We all know intelligence is important, creativity is important… but how much do these types of natural talent control really what you can achieve in …

15 Signs you are doing well in life even if you don't think so

Let’s face it, sometimes life feels like it’s falling apart at the seams. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or your marriage just ended, or you failed to …

Health Care

The 'time blocking' productivity hack changed my life — here's how it works

Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars, and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as "work."<p>Interruptions abound and productivity drops. Your day is spent playing catch-up on a million …

Time Management

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

Hospitals must work together to prevent superbug spread, CDC says

Superbugs -- germs that have evolved to become resistant to antibiotics and other medical treatments -- are on the loose, infecting more than 2 million people in the U.S. every year and killing at least 23,000.<p>But a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that …

Astrocytes help speed up brain’s messages

A type of brain cell formerly known for its supporting role has landed a glamorous new job. Astrocytes, a type of glial cell known to feed, clean and …

Bush says he misspoke about funding for women's healthcare

As<p>Republicansprepare for their first presidential debate, former Florida Gov.Jeb Bushwas forced to walk back a statement he made Tuesday questioning federal spending on women’s healthcare as he appealed to evangelical voters.<p>Responding to a question about federal funding for<p>Planned Parenthood, …

Donald Trump Hates Obamacare - So I Asked Him How He'd Replace It

Donald Trump is leading in numerous major polls of GOP presidential candidates. And the first Republican presidential debate is looming next week.<p>Whether or not you think Trump’s a spectacle, I think it’s past time to start taking him seriously. Even when it sounds like he’s trying to be funny.<p>Take …

Health Care

Tricks you can play on your brain to beat procrastination

Sometime around 2006, two Harvard professors began to study why we procrastinate. Why do we avoid doing the things we know we should do, even when it’s clear that they are good for us?<p>To answer this question, the two professors—Todd Rogers and Max Bazerman—conducted a study where participants were …

Procrastination

Why are employers using wearable tech to monitor their workers?

Employers are fitting their staff with heart and fitness monitors. But not everyone is hailing it as a great step forward for health<p>In February specialist urology nurse Heather Bhola-Stewart, 41, wore a heart monitor for a week in a study organised and paid for by her employer, the NHS. She agreed …

Wearable Tech

How Peter Thiel Is Trying to Save the World | Inc.com

In 2010, Brian Frezza and D.J. Kleinbaum were four hours from leaving Silicon Valley for good. Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases. They had first pitched investors on their vision six years earlier, as seniors studying …

Peter Thiel
Health Care

Why are the majority of Alzheimer’s patients women?

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.<p>What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe …

Dementia