Jeff Persall

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A universal way to solve problems, from a mathematical genius

It took Claude Shannon about a decade to fully formulate his seminal theory of information.<p>He first flirted with the idea of establishing a common foundation for the many information technologies of his day (like the telephone, the radio, and the television) in graduate school.<p>It wasn’t until 1948, …

Mathematics

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Tip: Do This for 20 Minutes, Feel Great

Deload your spine, fix your posture, function better. Here's how.<p>You Need Some Horizontal Time<p>Strangely, sitting for long periods of time is one of …

How to delete yourself from the internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. It seems like every week we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime … about reputable services falling victim to anonymous hackers … about ransomware holding random computer users’ files hostage.<p>And then there are those websites that track your every …

Hugh Jackman Raves About This 7-Minute Exercise That Builds Muscle and Strips Fat

​If you’re in a time-crunch, here’s how you can emulate his success<p>Hollywood superstar Hugh Jackman has long stood-out as one of cinema's most-ripped leading men. When you're signed on to play a muscular mutant for multiple movies, it kinda comes with the territory. That's why we've made him a <i>Men's</i> …

How to Improve at Work When You’re Not Getting Feedback

Too many managers avoid giving any kind of feedback, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative. If you work for a boss who doesn’t provide feedback, it’s easy to feel rudderless. It can be especially disorienting if you’re new in the role, new to the company, or a recent graduate new to the …

One Sheet Pan Chicken Fried Rice

<i>Easy BETTER THAN TAKEOUT one sheet pan chicken fried rice is made all on one pan for easy prep and cleanup. It’s baked – not fried! – and ready in</i> …

10 Space-Saving Items That Turn Your Home or Apartment Into a Mini Gym

As nice as it is to take a class at the gym or go for a run, sometimes you just want to squeeze in a quick workout in the comfort of your own home. …

Cheesy Ravioli Pasta Bake (aka Lazy Lasagna)

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Lightly coat a 3-quart casserole dish or a 9x13-inch baking dish with olive oil; set …

Recipe: Smoky Mozzarella Pasta and Meatball Bake

There's so much to love about the classic Italian-American combination of pasta and meatballs — the simplicity, the ease of customization, and the …

Genghis Khan's 3 Strategies For Success Could Change Your Life Immediately

Discover how one man became ruler of the largest empire in the world by applying a few simple strategies that can change your life forever.<p>If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as …

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>Monday: Loaded Baked Sweet …

Potatoes

This Challenging TRX Workout Will Revamp Your Boring Gym Routine

You’re going to feel this one for days.<p>The gym is filled with tons of complex machines, all designed to tighten and tone various areas of your body. …

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

Several years ago, colleagues and I were invited to predict the results of a start-up pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech entrepreneurs were competing to win thousands of euros in funds. We observed the presentations, but rather than paying attention to the ideas the entrepreneurs were …

Public Speaking

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

This Is How You Get in Shape for Swim Trunk Season

Focus on these 3 workouts above all else.<p>Summer is almost here, which means there are only a few short months until it's time for swim gear. If your body doesn't look the way you want it to, this also means it's time to get back into the gym and crush some fat-burning and muscle-building workouts. …

Your Brain Ages Just Like Your Body—Here's How to Keep It Young

Humans spend a lot of time trying to slow down aging from the outside<i>—</i>we buy expensive face creams, spend hours primping in the mirror, and even turn …

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

15 Fruits And Vegetables That May Not Be Worth Buying Organic

You can save your money on these 15.<p>No one wants to eat dangerous pesticides with their fruits and veggies. Unfortunately, a lot of the produce that is grown around the world is treated with such chemicals to ward off bugs and disease. And some of that is left behind in residue when we get our …

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

A new startup called unGlue wants to help kids better manage their time on connected devices. Just don’t call it parental control software, says co-founder and CEO Alon Shwartz. The idea, he explains, is to offer families a simpler solution for setting limits on screen time across devices, whether …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

From The New York Public Library<p>I am frequently flummoxed by the complete misalignment between a team’s mandate and the agenda for their meetings. My favorite example was a Corporate Affairs team that had an ambitious agenda to work collaboratively to transform the perception of the organization …

The Right Way to Start a Meeting

We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever think about the first impression your meetings make? Frequently restarting meetings …

A Dead Simple Tool To Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information the company might have on you.<p>If you could measure all the information you consume online, what would you learn about yourself?<p>That’s the question behind the new Chrome extension Data Selfie. Created by developers Hang Do Thi Duc …

4 small things successful people do to see big results

The gap between average people and and the majority of successful people isn’t that significant. While there are some individuals who are born with …

Success

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Cooking

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

10 bad habits holding you back in your career

Banish these behav.iors to make 2017 the year you finally move up the ladder<p><b>1. YOUR EMAIL ETIQUETTE SUCKS.</b><p>Think an emoticon-filled message is the only email mistake you can make? A terse message can be just as bad, says career expert J.T. O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Work It Daily.<p>Emails that get …