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There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Genetics

Study: there are instructions for teaching critical thinking

Whether or not you can teach something as subjective as critical thinking has been up for debate, but a fascinating study shows that it’s actually …

Critical Thinking

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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16 Incredible Books You Definitely Shouldn't Miss This Summer

Here are the books you'll want to have read come fall.

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth

If you're in danger of burning out, these books could change your life.<p>In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite …

Overcoming Overwhelm

Have you ever felt like a human doing … As opposed to a human being? In this highly connected, multimedia, I need it yesterday world, it’s so easy to …

10 Free Online Courses First-time Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Miss

Coursera is one of the most popular online platforms which provide free online courses from top universities and colleges worldwide. We are able to …

Want to be a successful student? Say these 10 things every day

Do you want to be a successful student? If you’re a parent, do you want that for your children?<p>There’s no running away from hard work. But becoming a …

101 Proven Practices for Focus

<i>“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”</i> -- Zig Ziglar<p>Here is my collection of 101 Proven Practices …

Time Management

How To Be Efficient: Dan Ariely’s 6 New Secrets To Managing Your Time

It’s hard to be efficient.<p>Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes you don’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like …

15 of the Best Courses on Udemy for Self-Improvement

These days, you can learn a whole lot without ever going to school, all through the magic of self-directed learning and Massively Open Online Courses …

Stop Wasting Time: Tips to Raise Productivity and Reduce Procrastination

It’s been said that “knowledge is power.” However, an argument can be made that it’s more accurate to say, “applied knowledge is power.” Let’s be …

8 Great Anna Kendrick Musical Performances (That Aren’t “Cups”)

Think she’s just the girl with the hit from the a capella movie? Prepare to be delighted.<p><b>Anna Kendrick</b> was a precocious 12-year-old when she was nominated for her first Tony in 1998, for her turn as Dinah Lord in <i>High Society</i>. (She was the third-youngest nominee of all time, trailing 10-year-old …

5 Must-Read Personal Development Books From 2014

Whether you read a book a week or only a few a year, these five beauties, have to be at the top of your reading list.<p>Checkout <b>The 5 Must Read Personal</b> …

3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (Hard Work Is Not One of Them) by Sergi Trivino

A common adage is that you need to work harder and suffer more than anyone else if you want to achieve success. <br>At the most, that’s a half-truth. …

Behaviour Multipliers: Four Factors That Can Lead To Success

Our constant quest to achieve more and work faster results is a trap. We get so obsessed with the goal that we forget to consider the factors that …

New Year Resolutions: 100 Blog Posts to Help You Achieve Them

Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Share<p>The New Year is filled with promise. Most people would recognize the following phrases:<p>“This is the year I’m finally going to write …

The Truth About Your Problems

One of the first things we noticed when we started coaching folks on their career adventures was that many of the people who called us for help were not just dealing with career issues. Story after story began “First I lost my job, and then we had a health issue in our family and then, of course, …

How To Become An Inspirational Leader

Inspirational leadership—leadership capable of taking an organization and people to new heights–has become the buzzword in today’s business world. For a good reason: it is the most effective way to persuade teams of talented individuals—the foundation of modern corporations—to share the vision of …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

100 Coaching Book Recommendations, Part 2: Life Skills, Productivity, Peak Performance, and Personal Finance

In my last post I shared book recommendations for entrepreneurship, leadership and management, sales and marketing, job search, career change, and biographies of business and career success. Here are more coaching book recommendations for general life skills:<p><b>Life Coaching</b><p><i>Awaken the Giant Within:</i> …