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Skillful Speech: Think Before You Talk

Years ago, when I began traveling the Buddha’s path, I was surprised by the emphasis placed on the practice of skillful speech. The Buddha considered …

Public Speaking

The 7 Most Important Life Lessons to Learn While You're Still Young

They'll put you on the path to happiness and success.<p><i>What did you learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>I wish I …

Quora

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Public Speaking

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Consciousness

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work for

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Mentoring

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years -- that's longer than Cal Ripken, Jr., played baseball. And I wasn't …

Leadership

Want to Live Longer? A Neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely

'I have no explanation for it,' said the lead researcher. But she's certain it works.<p>If you want to live long and prosper, step one is to make sure you "live long."<p>We've seen recently that drinking lots of coffee makes a long life more likely. (Also, never smoke.)<p>But now, stunning new research …

Hobbies

Can We Change The Past?

Who has no regrets about things done in the past? Wouldn't it be nice if, somehow, we could go back to tweak a couple of bad decisions?<p>This sounds (and as we will see, <i>is,</i> to a certain extent) like science fiction.<p>The laws of physics prohibit traveling backwards in time for many reasons. If we did …

Quantum Mechanics

Why You Are Losing 10 IQ Points Every Time This Happens

You might even be better off smoking marijuana at work or missing a night's sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. You are trying to complete a report for your boss, but every couple of minutes, your computer is alerting you to the fact you …

Time Management

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Employment

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

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 …

Creativity

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait | Inc.com

Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally may come a little more instinctively (providing development opportunities, coaching, mentoring, …

Emotional Intelligence

5 things mentally strong people don't do

Self-help

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

Neuroscience

The Majority of Small-Business Owners Rely on Word-of-Mouth Referrals. Here Are 3 Ways to Get Them.

Is it in your control as a business owner to increase the number of referrals you receive on a monthly basis or is it luck of the draw?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Alignable recently completed a survey of 7,500 small-business owners in North America and asked …

Small Business

14 Remarkable Ways My Life Changed When I Quit Social Media | Inc.com

<i>How did your life change after leaving Social Media? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>My friend Rafiq's Facebook status read, "I got a job offer from Google. Now I am the happiest person in the …

Social Media

Not Following Through? 3 Steps to Building a System of Accountability | Inc.com

As founders, it's up to us to decide what we focus on. This is sometimes a problem - because we all have biases. We focus on things that are exciting and fun to work on and put off the least enjoyable tasks until later.<p>I'm certainly guilty of this. In my last venture, I waited too long to fire the …

Leadership

Here's how long you can still safely eat those leftovers in the fridge

<b>The INSIDER Summary</b><p>Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans suffers from foodborne illness every year? Though you may not realize it, that stomachache you got after eating that 4-day-old pizza or even that headache or lazy feeling after eating those leftover noodles may be a sign of a serious food …

Food

I Was a Shy Entrepreneur: Here's What I Wish I Knew | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out and to put it in a letter to their younger selves. Logan Chierotti started and sold three companies and whose InternetReputation.com ranked No. 513 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private</i> …

Business Strategy

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform | Inc.com

Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter how much we will ourselves, we just can't muster any productivity. …

Time Management

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

Wellness
Business Strategy

5 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Starbucks and Philz Coffee

These two coffee brands found success by emphasizing customer experience and creating a genuine message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It wakes us up in the morning. Brings friends together. It's even become its own subculture and a billion-dollar business.<p>I’m talking …

Coffee

An Open Letter from an Entrepreneur Dad to His Kids on How to Find Success

I have no idea if they will be entrepreneurs like me, but I think these lessons matter regardless of what path they take in life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I became a dad more abruptly than most. After illness and much too early deaths in my family, three pre-teen …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Change Your Thinking From Employee to Owner

Even the best employees can struggle to adjust when they become the boss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges in changing your lifestyle from an employee to an entrepreneur is focusing on maintaining the right ownership elements, instead of …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship