Josh Braun

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Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

Meditation

13 things people use to judge personality

People may judge you based on your taste in music.Flickr/Garry Knight<p>From the moment two people meet, they're sizing each other up, looking for signs of qualities like honesty, intelligence, and altruism.<p>Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your …

Psychology

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Self-help

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Can you solve it? The impossible braid puzzle that will plait your brain

Scissors at the ready! Here’s a crafty craft puzzle

What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Since the baseball playoffs just ended, picture this scene. Johnny steps up to the plate. Three pitches thrown, three swings, three strikes -- Johnny's out.<p>What does Johnny's failed at bat have to do with success?<p>Everything, depending on what Johnny does with his failure.<p>How we fail, how we …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

10 Great Books All Leaders Should Read This Fall

These must-read books will help you tap into your inner leader.<p>It's said that every good leader is a reader. With that in mind, here are 10 new books that will help you step up how you show up as a leader. This list includes wisdom about well-being, culture, human-centered leadership, being a …

168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think Kindle Edition

<b>There are 168 hours in a week. This book is about where the time really goes, and how we can all use it better.</b><p>It's an unquestioned truth of modern …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

This is why Tesla always overpromises and underdelivers

Analysts at Morgan Stanley, Baird, and Barclays all lowered their price targets. Tesla target share prices among the analysts community are all over the map, with some banks offering bullish expectations while others think the stock will slide from its current level of about $220.<p>From the outside, …

Tesla

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

A self-made millionaire says a single choice could be part of the reason you aren't getting rich

T. Harv Eker — who not only studied incredibly wealthy people, but worked his way up from nothing to millionaire status — noticed a crippling choice that the average person makes over and over again: "<b>Most people choose to play small</b>," Eker writes in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind."<p>He …

Self-improvement

The one tip to get ahead in your company no one talks about

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s …

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Evangelizing a Post-Christian Culture: Church Invitations Won't Work

Although it feels like a billion years ago, it really is true that Christianity used to be a pretty popular thing here in America.

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Positive Thinking

Elon Musk’s Ex Wife’s Business Advice Goes Viral

Justine Musk, first wife of billionaire Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX (who already made a huge announcement today) has …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

10 Regrets To Avoid On Your Death Bed (And How To Do That)

“Do not past and present confront us with similar phenomena and with the same problems: to be a man, to have been born without knowing it or wanting …

Immune System

What Elon Musk is really like as a boss

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Is It Like To Work With Elon Musk?</i> <i>Answer by Dolly Singh, Former Head of Recruiting, Oculus.</i><p>After working for Elon for over five years at SpaceX as the Head of Talent Acquisition, there are many potential answers to this question. Any answer I might …

Space Travel

20 Secrets Genuinely Happy People Never Told You

Happiness is a choice, and genuinely happy people make the choice to be happy, everyday! But what you may not know is that happy people face …

10 books that will expand your brain

And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built a robot. Or discovered DNA or walked between the twin towers.<p>He or She DID something. …

Self-improvement

30 Of The Smartest Quotes About Human Sexuality That You’ll Ever Read

By Eric Redding,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1gmF1mV<p>1.<p>“NO. No no no. I don’t want to screw you. I just love you. When did who you want to screw …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Happiness

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

3 Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently

As Thomas Edison once said, "Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose."<p>We all know one of those ultra productive people. You know the ones I’m talking about. They make life look easy, as if they have countless hours at their disposal. …