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30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

18 Proven Ways to Stay Focused That Increase Productivity

The only sure way to get everything done is to do one thing at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity doesn’t happen by accident. Accomplishing all the things you need and want to do requires forethought and planning, along with a continuous supply of …

Time Management

3 Steps To Develop Your Career Plan

<i>“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”</i> Antoine de Saint-Exupéry <b></b><p>If you’re anything like the average working person, you can expect to change careers five to seven times in your life. That’s a lot of change… The best way to be prepared for it is to make a plan!<p>Having a career plan is vital to your …

Self-Reflection

101 time management hacks to get more done in your day

For most of us, time management and staying productive is a daily struggle. Sometimes that's not the end of the world. But, if you don't address this sooner then later, the things you were supposed to do today get pushed to tomorrow, then the next day. Eventually, you could end-up several weeks …

Time Management

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

This One Productivity Hack Keeps Me On Track All Day

Try this for one day and see the difference that it makes.<p>Recently I wrote an article on INC about the importance of routines and rituals and the role they play in building a successful business (or for that matter being successful at virtually anything). A lot of people contacted me to say that …

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

Morning and Evening: Daily Bible Readings for Every Day of the Year

• <b>Author:</b> Charles H. Spurgeon<p>Bible readings with commentary, two for each day of the year. According to Wikipedia: "Charles Haddon Spurgeon, commonly C.H. Spurgeon, (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) was a British Reformed Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians of different …

7 Tips To Becoming A Keynote Speaker People Can't Wait To Hear

For a lot of people, there’s nothing more terrifying than public speaking. Even though people often say I look like I feel very comfortable on stage, I still get very nervous before I speak to a large group.<p>That’s because there are so many things to think about when you get in front of a group of …

Public Speaking

Discerning the Voice of God

• <b>Author:</b> Priscilla C. Shirer<p>Do you feel that the ability to hear God's voice is for other people and not for you?<br>Is it only for people who lived in Biblical times?<br>Not at all! The God who loved you enough to die for you loves you enough to talk to you. And wherever you are in your spiritual walk, God …

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Peace with God

• <b>Author:</b> Billy Graham<p>Billy Graham shares God’s gentle, reassuring promise of spiritual calm—of authentic personal peace—amidst a personal life wracked with too much stress, too many burdens, too great a heartache.<p>In Peace with God Billy Graham asks God to help this book “find its way into the hands …

The Only Wise God

• <b>Author:</b> William L. Craig<p>Does God know our actions before we do them? And if so, do human beings truly have free will? Dr. Craig contends that both of these notions are compatible, showing how the Bible teaches divine foreknowledge of human free acts, and reveals two ways of "reconciling divine …

Falling Upward

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Rohr<p><b>A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life</b><br>In <i>Falling Upward</i>, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." …

The Winning Mindset That You Need for Success

I was devastated.<p>I had just completed a test and the results were in.<p>And they weren’t good.<p>Not what I wanted or expected.<p>But it wasn’t an ordinary …

Suzy Welch: What to say when an interviewer says, 'Describe yourself in 3 words'

You want to present yourself as a seasoned, well-rounded candidate for a job, so describing yourself to an interviewer in just three words may be a …

7 Business Books That Will Set You Apart In 2018

What are your goals for 2018?<p>Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>1. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the …

8 Books Stanford Business School Professors Think You Should Read This Holiday Season

For many of us, the next few weeks will bring terrible weather, long nights, and less to do at work. What better time of year to catch up on your reading?<p>If you already have an unconquerable stack of titles to check out this holiday season, then curl up and dive in. But if you're looking for …

Books

By Asking Himself This 9-Word Question, Tim Ferriss Changed His Life

In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World,</i> Tim Ferriss openly admits to having at least a partial mid-life crises.<p>Having turned 40 in the year 2017, having had several friends die, and many other key events occur, Ferriss sat to his journal (a common …

Tim Ferriss

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Productivity

What Happened

• <b>Author:</b> Hillary Clinton<p><b>A TIME MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK</b><p><b>“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.” —Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the</b> …

5 Quick Steps to Change Any Behavior

You're reading 5 Quick Steps to Change Any Behavior, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Lack Confidence? No Problem: You'll Work Harder, Persevere Longer, And Ultimately Achieve More

I talked with Tom Cullen, the star of 'Knightfall,' about how a lack of confidence drives him, how he worked through the lean times, and the clear-cut way he defines success.<p>Imagine you've wanted to do something -- to <i>be</i> something -- so badly that for years you fight against that impulse for fear …

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge

• <b>Author:</b> Clay Scroggins<p>"This book will be one of the most, if not the most, pivotal leadership books you'll ever read." - Andy Stanley<p>"If you're ready to lead right where you are, this book can show you how to start." - Dave Ramsey<p>"Read this book! The marketplace is full of leadership messages, but …

Start Your Own Corporation

• <b>Author:</b> Garrett Sutton<p>We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t predators await, and their attorneys will use every trick in the toolbox to get at - whether large or small-your unprotected …

God's Creative Power for Healing

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Capps<p>God's Word is life and healing to you. The Bible promises God's children perfect health, so you don't have to be sick another day of your life. As a Christian, you have all of God's authority to change your world with your words. And when you speak the Word of God, it is just …

7 Small Changes to Your Daily Routine That Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity and Health

You may already be doing some of these.<p><b>Small changes to your daily routine can make you a lot happier.</b>• <b><br>Those changes include journaling, practicing gratitude, and even ordering takeout dinner.</b>• <b><br>We collected a list of 10-minute tweaks you can make starting today, and why they're helpful.</b><p>Sometimes it's …

UC Berkeley

Best Books of 2017 : NPR

Use the filters below to explore more than 350 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. (You can also combine filters!) Want even more recommendations? Check out our favorite books from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008<p>Filter by: ו <i></i><br>Clear filters<br>• Staff Picks<br>• Biography & …

Retire Inspired

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Hogan<p>When you hear the word retirement, you probably don’t imagine yourself scrambling to pay your bills in your golden years. But for too many Americans, that’s the fate that awaits unless they take steps now to plan for the future.<br>Whether you’re twenty-five and starting your first …