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Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

4.3K<p>SHARES<p>According to a 2010 American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America Survey, almost a third of children studied reported that …

Why I'll never buy a home again

I like the second batch of people. They are my friends and it seems like they are sincerely asking for my advice.<p>And I'm going to give it to them. Whether they meant it or not.<p>I have some stories about owning a home. One of them is here: "What It Feels Like to be Rich," where I describe my complete …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

Backpacking

The Breathing Trick That Might Solve Your Sleeping Problem

There's nothing worse than lying awake at night willing your brain to shut down and allow you some much-needed rest. We've all tried warm milk, …

Organizational Distrust Is Rampant: Why Leaders Should Be Worried

Distrust is rampant. It’s worldwide. It’s pervasive across all types of organizations in the business world. Even though the trust of CEOs is at an all-time low, we can help heal the distrust that may exist in your organization and boost your trust-factor among your tribe.<p>Are you ready?<p><b>You Can’t</b> …

Leadership

3 Books That Will Make the World Feel Like a Simpler Place | Inc.com

Modern life has brought many blessings, from medical miracles to a computer in every pocket. But while the opening up of the world in this way is close to miraculous, it's also sometimes completely bewildering.<p>You can now reach out and contact people across the globe, access opportunities that …

Two Easy Ways To Rewire Your Brain To Be More Productive

Until technology catches up with a solution to fix our productivity problems, you can use brain science to get more done.<p>“Our brains and bodies, which functioned perfectly for us up until the 20th century, can no longer keep up,” says Harvard scientist David Bach, founder of the Platypus Institute, …

20 Incredible Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity | Inc.com

Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to manage, it can be difficult to stay focused and productive. …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months and now I can't imagine my life without it

Headspace was founded by Rich Pierson (left) and Andy Puddicombe in 2012. Puddicombe was formally trained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk during a 10-year …

The Bullet Journal helped me get my life in order — and it can seriously help you, too

If you’re like me, you’re probably juggling a few organizational methods at once.<p>Until recently, my system involved a combination of cryptic …

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain

Nathanael Greene: The Revolution’s Unconventional Mastermind

Short on manpower and equipment, and relying on a loose combination of regular army troops and local militia, Nathanael Greene wrested the South from …

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Military

10 Things I Learned in 1000 Negotiations | Inc.com

<i>What are the basics of the art of negotiation? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Blogger, author, social media, investor, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I was the losing side …

A Decision-Making Checklist

Use the following checklist to evaluate a decision-making process and assess whether it is likely to produce a good decision..<p><b>Questions to</b> …

15 Ways To Make Much Better Decisions

After Stephen Elop took over as CEO of Nokia a couple of years back one of his most dramatic interventions was the burning platform memo. The key sentence in the tetchy, to say the least, email that Elop sent to Nokia staff in February 2011, was this: “We poured gasoline on our own burning …

How To Increase Your Decision-Making Space

There are 46,900,000 definitions of leadership according to the oracle known as Google. While leadership connotes different meanings to different people, the act of leading universally entails one common element to all: decision-making.<p>Making difficult decisions is one aspect that separates strong …

Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It)

Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend <i>fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five</i> …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

The four horsemen of bad decision making

Until last week, former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stood among the finest leaders in the world. In 2010, he put a plan in place to turn VW into …

58 cognitive biases that screw up everything we do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologist Daniel …

How To Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

In order for the brain to make decisions, it often relies on shortcuts.<p>Sometimes we may not have all the necessary information available, other times we only use a limited amount of information offered. This means we regularly make decisions based on just a few facts or what first comes to mind …

One of my favorite time management techniques

Today I want to share with you one of my FAVORITE systems that supports me in managing how I spend my time even when things feel especially hectic that is simple, yet powerful.<p>It's called the Urgent/Important Matrix and has been attributed to both Eisenhower and Stephen Covey. It is built on the …

Interactive quiz: Do you really know what an ETF is?

If you’re reading this, you probably know something about exchange traded funds (ETFs)—a widely used investment product whose assets have grown tenfold over the last 20 years to over $3 trillion globally<b>.*</b> ETFs have a lot in common with a more familiar vehicle—mutual funds: both offer access to …

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …