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Six grand ideas to fight the end of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics has led them to becoming less and less effective to treat us when we’re sick – leaving scientists scrambling for a fix. Here are some of the best ideas to tackle one of the 21st Century's biggest challenges.<p>The world is nearing a moment when antibiotics no longer work to …

Microbiology

10 ways kids appear to be acting naughty but actually aren't.

When we recognize kids' unwelcome behaviors as reactions to environmental conditions, developmental phases, or our own actions, we can respond …

Parenting

This is The Best Way to Easily Improve Your Life, Backed by Research

Research suggests that more than 40 percent of the actions we take each day are habitual (1).<p>That means that almost that half the time you’re doing …

Living Rooms

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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The Secret to a Clean Home

What’s my SECRET to a clean home (most of the time)? Your first thought might be a cleaning service, being a clean ‘freak’, or not having anything …

The Post

5 Parenting Lessons That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

I have been a parent for approximately 11 days, so I am clearly not an expert in this field. This is the ultimate learn-as-you-go job, where something that worked one day may or may not work the next. What seems logical and rational may not cut it. I have been in leadership and people consulting …

Leadership

5 Habits of People Who Always Get Promoted | Inc.com

We all know those people who seem to breeze their way up the corporate ladder. They're the ones who get promotion after promotion, seemingly seamlessly, and who leave everyone else scratching their heads and wondering, "How did that happen?" Chances are, the people you watch getting promoted aren't …

Leadership

How To Really Get Things Done?

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Books

6 Best Practices for Managing Unhappy Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leading a team isn’t easy, and it requires specific skills that not everybody has. Even if you have these skills in spades, at some point, you’ll find yourself faced with the challenge of dealing with an unhappy employee.<p>If you handle …

5 Simple Habits That Guarantee Rapid Progress Towards Your Goals

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.”<p>-Benjamin Franklin<p>We all …

Motivation

Zappos CEO Pushes "100% Weird" Boss-less Model After Employee Exodus

Last month, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh made what he would likely call a calculated error: he forced his 1,500 employees to choose between a seemingly …

The Workplace

5 Top Flu-Fighting and Cold-Crushing Foods

Come winter, your diet can determine whether you'll end up bedridden with a cold or the flu. Stave off seasonal illness with these immunity-boosting foods.<p><b>Kefir</b><br>A cultured milk product similar to yogurt, kefir is loaded with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that live in your gut—where most of your …

Food

Stop Living on Autopilot: 5 Ways to Live an Amazing Life

<b>“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”</b> ~ <b>Stephen Covey</b><p>I used to be a zombie.<p>I don’t mean that I died and was …

Cultivate These 8 Habits to Achieve Peak Performance in Life and Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful requires much more than just your intelligence and talent. There are basic needs which have to be met to function at your peak. These basic needs are neglected by most, impairing their capacity to rise to those elusive …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

The Best 5 Business Hacks You've Never Heard of That Will Change Your Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the same old business tips time and time again. Don’t check your email first thing in the morning; set realistic goals; and always be closing. We know these rules, and we know that they don’t work in the real world.<p>So we …

Don't Delay! 6 Hacks For Fighting Financial Procrastination

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>With the start of every new year comes all of those resolutions that you’re absolutely, positively, definitely going to tackle.<p>You’ll be better at balancing your checkbook. You’ll finally kick your retirement savings into high gear. And you’re not going to …

Procrastination

7 Ways to Change Your Attitude When You Can’t Change Anything Else

<i>Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.</i><p>Sometimes changing your circumstances isn’t possible – or simply not possible soon enough. You …

The 3 Key Fundamental Principles For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life

If you’re like most people, we tend to make commitments and not follow through with them. There is nothing inherently wrong with you for failing to …

Self-improvement

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How can you tell the difference? By depending on a cheat sheet for the best websites for entrepreneurs.<p>Here, a cheat sheet of 50 to get you started:<p>The name says …

Entrepreneurship

The Evolution Of The Organization

This concept and visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.<p>A few weeks ago I introduced the concept of The 14 Principles of the Future Organization which outlines the crucial characteristics that …

The Workplace

6 Things You Think You Need to Start a Business--but Really Don't | Inc.com

What does it take to start a successful business? It's not what you think. All the advice you've learned from experts, books, magazines, and websites like this one might be completely wrong.<p>At least that's the view from Brian D. Evans, and he seems like he should know. He's a serial entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently had a chance to interview Udemy.com instructor and Portland, Ore.-based Vanessa Van Edwards, who calls herself a behavioral investigator.<p>Her mission in life is to help individuals become the most memorable person in the …

The Discipline Of Execution Defines An Entrepreneur

When entrepreneurs come to me with that “million dollar idea,” I have to tell them that an idea alone is really worth nothing. It’s all about the …

‘Extraordinary’ interest rates on 10-year fixed-rate mortgage deals

Ten years … it that too long to tie yourself into a mortgage deal? Lenders don’t seem to think so and have started to launch decade-long fixed-rate deals with “extraordinary” interest rates of less than 4%.<p>Last week the Nationwide building society announced a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage available …