Manav Gupta

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9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

Staying focused isn't always easy. Here are some tricks to help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re daydreaming about a tropical beach or envisioning yourself getting a promotion, the mind has a tendency to wander. While at times it might feel difficult to …

University College London

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

How Did We Come to Know You?

<i>Audio:</i> Keith Gessen reads.<p>I was sitting in the kitchen one evening, checking my e-mail, when my grandmother told me she was going for a walk. It was snowing a little, and slippery—I could see that—but it wasn’t <i>too</i> slippery. Despite the cold, my grandmother had been out earlier to get some groceries …

Empathy

Glucomannan — A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

A lot of people need to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve and long-term success is rare.<p>All sorts of things are claimed to …

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Let Stephen Hawking blow your mind with what happened before the Big Bang

Stephen Hawking is a smart guy.<p>The famed cosmologist has reinvented the way we understand the universe, from black holes to the dawn of time.<p>He also …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Profit

Top Seven Questions that Investors Ask Start-ups & How to Handle Them

Ensure that you spend time explaining your unique selling proposition (USP): product quality, features, positioning and of course the team's core strengths and achievements<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of …

8 Quotes on Motivation, Hard Work and More from Basketball Legend Michael Jordan

Check out these inspirational 'Air Jordan' quotes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most famous basketball players of all time, Michael Jordan, is recognized for his achievements both on and off the court. As an athlete, Jordan -- also known as "Air Jordan" …

Stressful Day? Pick One of These 5-Minute Habits to Feel Remarkably Better

Start small.<p><i>How can I relax after work? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by James Porter, Author of the book STOP STRESS THIS MINUTE and President of StressStop.com, on Quora:</b><p>Stress …

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This | Inc.com

Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at university), Ma founded Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce colossus, where he now serves as executive chairman.<p>So, what was the …

World Economic Forum

India risks undoing a generation of economic reforms, says Modi’s former advisor

Prime minister Narendra Modi has applauded India’s latest budget delivered by his finance minister Arun Jaitley, but the parallel chorus is fading out by the day. If it was India’s central bank governor last week, this time it’s none less than one of Modi’s former advisors, Arvind Panagariya, who …

Economics

6 secrets to a long life from countries with the healthiest old people

We do a lot in the name of longevity. We avoid red meat, kick the tobacco habit, prioritise our health and workouts, sleep more, and some of us even …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Language Learning

11 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>These …

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Georgia Tech

Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn't a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about …

Medicine

15 books that will change your life in 2018

Whether you want to take your career to new heights, overhaul your health or simply get happier in 2018.<p>It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership | Inc.com

After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his career journey, he left us with a masterful lesson in leadership. Openly admitting to what he …

Leadership

The Leadership Model Used By Steve Jobs, Henry Ford And Thomas Edison

If you’re an individual contributor who also manages the work of other employees, you’re what is called a Player-Coach. It’s a very different kind of leadership model than what usually gets talked about, although ironically, Player-Coach is one of the most commonly employed leadership …

General Electric

Experts Say the Keto Diet May Have an Unexpected Emotional Benefit

We are familiar with keto, the high-fat and low-carb diet that has become the latest weight-loss trend, but were you aware that it might have emotional benefits as well? "It might sound like snake oil, but do any digging on the internet about the ketogenic diet, and you'll find personal stories of …

5 Things Super-Organized People Do Every Day

They're simple, but can save you time and money.<p>We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done …

An entire family in Italy can’t feel physical pain, and scientists finally have an answer

If you’ve ever stubbed your toe on a coffee table in the dead of night you know just how awesome it would be to switch off your sense of pain, if …

'Million Dollar Listing' Real Estate Guru Explains the Secret Psychology Behind a Successful Sales Pitch | Inc.com

If you've seen Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing</i>, you've probably heard of Fredrik Eklund. For the past 11 years, Eklund has been the most successful residential real estate agent in New York, selling more than $2 billion worth. How did he become such a successful salesman?<p>In Eklund's 2015 <i>New York …

Real Estate

Microsoft launches quantum programming language, commits $50M to AI drive

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) launches Q#, a programming language for quantum computers, and software that allows developers to test programs on a …

Programming Languages

Top Ten Business Books For 2017

Just in time for the holidays, here is a list of 10 books, published this year, that you may want to consider putting under the corporate tree for your boss or colleague. While much of what I read is focused on customer service and customer experience, you’ll also find books listed here about …

Customer Service

7 Side Hustles You Can Start Doing Today

Make a little extra money right now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don't have to be limited to your 9 to 5 salary. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy gives you seven side hustles you can start doing today to add to your income. You've probably …

My Meetings Used to Be Epic Fails Until I Adopted These 4 Habits | Inc.com

<i>What are the best ways to run a meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Rob Jeppsen, CEO at Xvoyant, on Quora:</b><p>Average leaders use meetings to pass on information. Great leaders …

Employment

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes