Justin Dickson

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There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says

A person can become temporarily deaf to environmental sounds when engaged in a visual task, according to new research.<p>The very small study, published …

The Brain

Here's How Startups Actually Start Up

There’s a sucker born every day — or so they say. But the way startup fever has been spreading across the land, it almost feels more like there’s a …

Startups

13 Ways You Can Attract Success by Living Life to the Fullest

There's a vast, fantastic world out there. Foster your curiosity, and it will lead you to amazing places.<p><i>What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><i>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and</i> …

Self-improvement

The 7 Biggest Myths About Mentally Strong People

Believing these myths can prevent you from developing the mental strength you need to reach your greatest potential.<p>Although we spend a lot of time talking about physical strength, we devote a lot less attention to mental strength. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means …

Self-help

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

Self-improvement

Why Food, Sleep and Exercise Are Critical to Success

How we care for our bodies affects our performance at work. Skipping your twice weekly workout because you believe you are strapped for time leads to …

Wellness

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

11 productivity tricks small-business owners can use to get more done every day

But your personal productivity helps determine your company's productivity, so it's crucial that you stay efficient.<p>To help you out, we scoured the web for the most practical and insightful advice on getting things done. Read on for tips on prioritizing tasks, managing digital distractions, making …

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Literature

How Elon Musk and Others Outwitted the Arm-Twisters

Competitors, regulators, and others may want to shut you down. Here's how some leading entrepreneurs have cleverly managed it.<p>Sometimes entrepreneurs have to buck a headwind created by someone who wants to see them fail. Competitors that are trying to shut you down are often larger and better …

International Olympic Committee

A Doctor’s Dictionary by Iain Bamforth review – an almost crazily good book

These insightful, erudite and wide-ranging essays illuminate the mysteries of our bodies and our minds<p>First of all, the title is misleading. If you are looking for something that might, say, explain medical terms or those notes on files that doctors use to acronymically conceal their scorn (the …

Books

How Travel Makes Us Richer

After many years of dreaming about it, my daughter and I finally took a summer trip to Europe. For months, this trip was all I could think about. Along with trying to stuff as many things as possible into a tiny suitcase, I tried to cram as many cities and events into our schedule as possible. At …

No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

If there is one health myth that will not die, it is this: You should drink eight glasses of water a day.<p>It’s just not true. There is no science behind it.<p>And yet every summer we are inundated with news media reports warning that dehydration is dangerous and also ubiquitous.<p>These reports work up a …

Public Health

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

I took Harvard Business School's new pre-MBA course online — and it is definitely worth the 150 hours and $1,500

As a "pre-MBA" course, Harvard's HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness) covered the basics of statistics, economics, and accounting using the case study method.<p>With so many free online courses covering the same topics from schools like Wharton and Stanford, the $1,500 price can seem unnecessarily …

Surprising Sleep Habits of 5 Highly Successful People

Your mother told you to get eight solid hours every night. She may have been wrong.<p>Sleep isn't just something we spend a lot of time doing. It's also something we spend a lot of time thinking about. Sleep deprivation can cause a variety of problems that can negatively affect your productivity, …

Donald Trump

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Eleven things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge–there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>We all want to get more out of life. …

The $40,000 Olive: How Entrepreneurs Can Spend Time Saving Money

Nearly 30 years ago American Airlines made a startling discovery. They determined that eliminating one olive from each passenger’s salad plate would reduce costs by $40,000. The story made headlines because the cost of an arbitrary garnish had a surprising impact on costs.<p><b>Focus time on cost</b> …

7 Time Management Tricks to Help You Keep Your Cool

#5: Use music to help you focus.<p>Choosing wise ways to use our time is critical to reaching our goals. After all, “Time is a precious, nonrenewable …

Time Management

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

5 Tools to Help You Start Your Home Meditation Practice

Buddhaimonia.Meditation changed my life in ways that I can describe in detail and other ways in which I have no words for. But more than something …

5 Weird Habits of successful people

Experiment Provides Further Evidence That Reality Doesn't Exist Until We Measure It

Physicists have succeeded in confirming one of the theoretical aspects of quantum physics: Subatomic objects switch between particle and wave states …

5 Ways You’re Killing Your Own Motivation Without Even Knowing It

Motivation is essential for productivity. But are your own habits putting a damper on your motivation, without you even knowing it? Here are 5 common ways this happens.<p>Building and sustaining personal motivation is tricky business. When you're motivated, you're able to work better, faster, and stay …

Motivation

5 Reasons Creative Geniuses Like Einstein, Twain and Zuckerberg Had Messy Desks – And Why You Should Too

<i>On the day Einstein died, Time photographer Ralph Morse eschewed the crowds of reporters and other photojournalists gathered at Princeton Hospital,</i> …