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How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Management

Women, Use 'Power Language' To Speak Up, Stand Out And Get Ahead

Ever find yourself using the phrase “Correct me if I’m wrong, but… ?” or talking down your achievements.<p>It’s time to stop.<p>Women often undermine their power by speaking in “out of power ways.” How you speak — from the words you use to how you string them together— makes a huge impact on how you’re …

Body Language

Aspiring Entrepreneur? Consider Perfecting Something That's Already Built

A franchise is the fast track to business ownership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are interested in building a business from the ground up, maintaining control and determining the direction of the business. Other entrepreneurs prefer to perfect …

Small Business

Is college worth it? One professor says no.

At George Mason University, where I teach, I regularly have lunch with a group of economists that includes a libertarian provocateur with an impish sense of humor named Bryan Caplan. Whether you agree with him or not (I usually don’t), Bryan makes you think hard about what you believe and what you …

Higher Education

Are you at risk of retiring broke? If you are, you’ve got company.

Not that you need another reminder, but yet another survey finds that a lot of people don’t have enough saved for retirement.<p>The latest poll comes from GOBankingRates.com, which surveyed three age groups — millennials (18 to 34), Generation X (35 to 54) and baby boomers (55 and over) — asking what …

Retirement
Private Equity

Decades Ago, Pilots Learned to “Fly by Instruments.” Doctors Need to Do the Same

In a landmark 2016 study Johns Hopkins researchers estimated that more than 250,000 Americans die each year from treatment-related mistakes, making medical error the third-leading cause of death in the United States. As a former military flight surgeon trained in aviation accident investigations, I …

Medical Technology

Socially Responsible Business Can Only Succeed If It Becomes a Movement

What does it take to cause something big about a community to change — something that no one individually has much power over, even something as big as a prevailing mindset? We know what it takes: a social movement. And social movements aren’t only the domain of community organizers and college …

Innovation

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

You're drinking plastic, I'm drinking plastic, we're all drinking plastic. Bottled water drinkers may be drinking the most plastic of all.<p>A new study released by Orb Media estimates that on average, a liter of bottled water from big brands like Dasani, Aquafina, and Nestle, contains roughly 10.4 …

Pollution

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

Happiness

Mark Zuckerberg

My challenge for 2015 is to read a new book every other week -- with an emphasis on learning about different cultures, beliefs, histories and …

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

3 Surprising Challenges Airbnb And Uber Had In Common In Their Early Days | Inc.com

<i>What was similar about Uber and Airbnb in their early days? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world..</i> <b>Answer by Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg and Author, on Quora:</b><p>Although they are …

Startups

10 Morning Routines of Wildly Successful Entrepreneurs

The key to uber-productive days is to start them off right. Your initial actions lay the foundation for mediocre or extraordinary results. Here’s how …

Entrepreneurship

How Exercising Daily Has Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Considering using exercise as a catalyst for success? You'll be setting yourself up for some amazing returns.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Exercise is one of those things that ambitious people like entrepreneurs find hard to make a priority. Truth is, if you’re an …

Exercise

10 Things the Artist and the Entrepreneur Have in Common

Trish Duggan, one of 1,500 billionaires on this planet, shares her wisdom and knowledge about artists and entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trish Duggan is an artist, philanthropist, entrepreneur and a billionaire. I recently had the opportunity to talk with …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

10 Quotes from Steve Jobs That Are Guaranteed to Make You See the World Differently

Change happens every day. The person we woke up as yesterday is not necessarily the person we will be tomorrow. The only thing that remains constant …

15 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change the Way You Think

Soyen Shaku is noted as one of the first Master Zen Buddhists to have traveled to the United States to teach the way of the Zen.<p>At the time, most of …

6 Key Ways to Become a Highly Respected Leader

Although it is often said that leaders are born and not made, this is incorrect and should be ignored. Most people have the ability to become a …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

Side Hustler's Life: 5 Ways to Make It Work

The one thing side hustlers don't have enough of is time. Here are a few strategies to help you.<p>You are working a full-time job, expectant to have a social life (debatable if this expectation is even realistic) and grinding away on your side project – with only 24 hours in a day. Oh and then …

Entrepreneurship

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Mindfulness

Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma.<p>There is no direct path to entrepreneurship. If you want to be a doctor, you study pre-med, go to med school, get a residency and then, become a full-fledged doctor. There are fairly clear steps to climbing …

Entrepreneurship

Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain

Source: alpha spirit/shutterstock<p>When you’re stressed out, you feel thrown off balance. Your thoughts race as you imagine negative outcomes. Your …

Mindfulness

Have You Been an Entrepreneur for 40 Days?

The gurus of India often say that it takes 40 days for any practice to get established in your system. So if you start meditating, you will only …

How To Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset

This curated column is authored by serial entrepreneur and blogger,The post How To Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset appeared first on iamwire.

Entrepreneurship

17 Profund Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

Three ways to see the Great Wall of China, two much greater than the other

My first trip to China 15 years ago came at a pivotal moment.<p>The country had just been admitted to the<p>World Trade Organization. The largest construction project in the world — the Three Gorges Dam — was nearing completion.<p>A few months before my visit, Beijing had been chosen as the host city for …