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How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

WATCH LEARN: Bench Press, Squat and Deadlift Mistakes, Fixed

Photo: Thinkstock<p>It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the unsolicited fitness advice out there, so I'll let you in on a little secret: Muscle-building …

Beyond Dashboards: Good Business Intelligence is About Actionable Data

Business intelligence is a lot more than visually appealing dashboards. With a market size of roughly $14 billion, business analytics software companies are making actionable sense of an endless stream of data.<p>Simply defined as the "transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information …

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

Workouts

Only fundamental social change can defeat the anxiety epidemic

We live with an epidemic of anxiety. In 1980, 4% of Americans suffered a mental disorder associated with anxiety. Today half do. The trends in Britain are similar. A third of Britons will experience anxiety disorder at some stage in their life, with an explosion of reported anxiety among teenagers …

Mental Health

The lazy way to quit bad habits

But … it's hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And you're not crazy…<p>Research from Duke University shows 40% of what you do every day isn't a decision — it's a habit.<p>From Charles Duhigg's excellent book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business:<p>One paper …

This Web Bot Can Automatically Design Hundreds of Logos for You

Is this the beginning of the end for the creative industry?<p>It’s hard to deny that technological breakthroughs have benefited modern designers, but it has also become increasingly clear that advances in artificial intelligence could have a big impact on the future of human creativity. Case in point …

The Very First Things A New Leader Needs To Know

Nothing has more impact on your business than leadership skills. Despite that, it’s an underrated discipline that people are often expected to pick up without appropriate training.<p>Leadership is a tough job; half art, half science. Especially the first time you step up as leader or CEO it’s a …

Leadership

“When there is no middle class, there cannot be real democracy”

Franklin knew it. So did John Quincy Adams. Working for the common good is essential to a functioning republic<p>It's no secret that America's middle class is in decline. But while we focus on how that decline started (and who is to blame), we often forget to consider what happens if our middle class …

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness | Inc.com

Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work ethic, while others really like our sitting-around time. But we always seem to find time for the things we want to do.<p>Laziness, on the other hand, appears for very specific reasons. Maybe we don't …

Aylien launches news analysis API powered by its deep learning tech

Text analysis startup Aylien, which uses deep learning and NLP algorithms to parse text and extract intel from documents for its customers, has launched a new tool specifically focused on analyzing written news content.<p>“The idea for the News API is to give access to the news content that is out …

15 Time Wasters That Successful People Avoid

The reality is, there are only 24 hours in a day and there is nothing we can do to change that (at least not yet). I’m sure you struggle to make the …

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

Coursera launches Data Science Masters program for a fraction of university prices

Higher education degrees are appealing, but involve significant financial sacrifice: in America, an opportunity for a higher paying job also comes with a sentence of paying more student loans for longer. That’s why Coursera is busy establishing a host of masters courses, today announcing a new Data …

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

Time Management

Obama Wants to Spend More Than $1 Billion to Fight Opioid Addiction in the US | VICE News

President Barack Obama unveiled a new plan to combat opioid addiction in the United States on Tuesday, emphasizing the importance of making rehab programs available for people of all incomes as a way to stem the recent surge in overdose deaths linked to heroin and prescription painkillers.<p>Obama's …