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Success Depends More on Personality Than Intelligence, New Study Shows | Inc.com

Most of us not gifted with an Einstein-size brain or extreme self-confidence have sometimes wondered: Am I really smart enough to achieve my dreams? Some of us have even turned down an offer or not pursued an opportunity because we're afraid we simply don't have the mental horsepower to …

Psychology

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple) | Inc.com

Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going out for lunch, hanging at the bar …

Time Management

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

5 Books to Read After Westworld's "Well-Tempered Clavier"

From David Benioff to Margaret Atwood, here are the books that will quench your 'Westworld' thirst between episodes.<p>With just one episode left in</i> …

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This research has left me levitating with excitement. I'm dumbfounded by what positive psychology can do. But this is taking it to a whole new level. <i>What Marcel, tell us!</i><p>OK, here's the scoop. Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained happiness researcher and <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>The Happiness</i> …

7 Uncomfortable but Essential Things You Should Be Doing for Success - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

By now we all know that what separates successful people from the not so successful is largely the mindset and action they take; it’s been proven …

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

9 simple ways to become more creative

As any decent designer or art director will tell you, being creative is more than just springing out of bed fuelled with imaginative energy or …

The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

Self-improvement

Easy Ways to Make Work More Fun

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

6 Ways to Hack Your Metabolism

If your body isn't keeping up like it used to, it might be time to overhaul your metabolism. Here's how to do it.<p><b>Break up the day.</b><p>Long, sedentary …

Fitness

20 people reveal their favorite psychological tricks to getting what you want (7 Photos)

10 Success lessons from Elon Musk – “Tesla Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+1<p>Shares 21<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and investor. …

Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Successful Because of 1 Thing (and It's Not Their Age)

The science of success says that age is just a number.<p>From the <i>Forbes</i> 30 under 30 to the Thiel fellowship to the almost normative story of the college dropout-turned-startup-genius, it may seem like the secret to business success is youth. But a recent psychology finding has good news for all of us: …

5 Habits That Make Your Mind and Body Amazingly Strong

Learn something new every day.<p><i>What are the best ways to stay mentally and physically active throughout the day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer,</b> …

8 Harsh Truths That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

What’s the Use of Regret?

A few weeks ago I was sitting poolside in Florida with a friendly retiree who was standing in the warm aqua water, beaming with friendliness. We started chatting, first about his hometown, Pittsburgh, and the many great athletes from there. Soon the conversation pivoted to Vietnam and his …

5 lessons we can learn about leadership from some of the most famous generals in history

Looking back in history, it's easy to think of famous leaders as static figures, like statues in a museum.<p>However, they had strategies and goals we can still learn from. History.net helpfully ranks all of the greatest generals in history, including several notables from the ancient world. Business …

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4 Landmark Books to Guide Your Entrepreneurial Journey

There is no substitute for reading books in the development of your entrepreneurial career.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to get a head start on your professional endeavors is to learn from the successful individuals that have come before you. …

10 hidden MacOS Sierra features you need to know

We reveal MacOS Sierra's hidden gems.<p>If you upgraded to MacOS Sierra, then you are likely familiar with its headlining features, whether you are using Siri to speak to your Mac, unlocking it with an Apple Watch or cutting and pasting from your Mac to your iPhone or vice versa with the universal …

5 Important Life Goals You Need To Accomplish Before 30

You're reading 5 Important Life Goals You Need To Accomplish Before 30, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

Five myths about genius

<b>By Eric Weiner,</b> <i>Special to The Washington Post</i><p>It’s not always easy to know when we’re in the presence of “genius.” In part, that’s because we barely …