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7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Self-help

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

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

9 Ways to Make the Storage Under Your Bed Work Harder

There's a lotta space under there. Put it to good use!<p>It's like an extra closet you never knew you had! Here's how to keep it functional and tidy, otherwise it can easily become a clutter volcano.

Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

Singularity

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

The Swiss Vote on Guaranteed Income Is About Rich People’s Problems

On Saturday, voters in Switzerland will go to the polls to vote on whether to give a government-guaranteed minimum income to every citizen. While organizers have tossed around a figure of twenty-five hundred Swiss francs (about the same in dollars) a month for every adult, the referendum is …

Income Inequality

The Outsized Life of Muhammad Ali

What a loss to suffer, even if for years you knew it was coming. Muhammad Ali, who died Friday, in Phoenix, at the age of seventy-four, was the most fantastical American figure of his era, a self-invented character of such physical wit, political defiance, global fame, and sheer originality that no …

How to Not 'Mark Zuckerberg' Your LinkedIn Account

Avoid the pain and misery that comes from a compromised social media account.<p>A hack this past weekend served as yet another reminder that the old way of keeping your online accounts safe is not working anymore.<p>As reported by multiple outlets, hackers were able to compromise the LinkedIn account of …

The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do | Inc.com

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that can rob you of mental strength. After all, it only takes one bad habit to hold you back from reaching your greatest potential.<p>In addition to giving up those bad habits, however, it's …

Self-help

11 Things People Who Make Great First Impressions Never Do

Want to make a great first impression--and keep on making a great impression? Here's how.<p>While you meet a lot of people, occasionally you meet a person who stands out. She might be remarkably charismatic. He might be extremely charming and likable. She might be extremely confident, in a genuine and …

Here's What Getting Spanked as a Kid Did to Your Personality, According to Science

If you got spanked as a kid, it probably didn't do you any good. In fact, it may have made your behavior even worse, new research suggests.<p>The more …

The One Smartphone Hack Guaranteed To Make You More Productive

It's deceptively simple but extraordinarily effective.<p>The other day, around 3 p.m., I had one of those "moments" at work. You know--when you feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do, and at the same time frustrated at how little you've accomplished so far.<p>Just then, my phone vibrated--a text …

Inside the Tiny Greek Village on the Front Lines of the Migrant Crisis

The refugee camp has spread on the grounds of the EKO petrol station near Idomeni, Greece. April 2016.<br>Rena Effendi for TIME LightBox<p>1 of 22<p>On a rainy …

European Union

Prioritize Your Tasks by Motivation Instead of Time With Activity Blocks

Loss of motivation can kill your productivity, but if you can switch things up while you work, you’ll keep yourself fresh and focused. Prioritizing …

Time Management

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain

Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals how the meanings of words are arranged across different regions of the organ.<p>Like a colourful quilt laid over the cortex, the atlas displays in rainbow hues how individual words and the concepts they convey can be grouped together in …

The Brain

A New Study Claims People with Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Sure, nerd.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are the authors of …

Research

11 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>So just what are those behaviors?<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing the most important habits of highly accomplished individuals. We …

Self-improvement

4 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

Not every person is fortunate enough to have ever worked closely with and learned from a truly exceptional leader. And when Gallup reports that just …

The Many Colors of Sound

White noise isn’t the only sonic hue—pink, blue, gray, and brown all affect listeners in different ways.<p>Most people are familiar with white noise, that static sound of an air conditioner that lulls us to sleep by drowning out any background noise.<p>Except technically, the whirl of a fan or hum of the …

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

The benefits of mindfulness meditation, increasingly popular in recent years, are supposed to be many: reduced stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being, a rewired brain. But the experimental bases to support these claims have been few. Supporters of the practice have relied on very …

Are You Technical Enough? Here's How It Affects Your Leadership Skills

Fifty years ago management theorists had an expansive view of the role of general managers. The mantra was, “A manager is a manager and they can manage anything.” They believed a good general manager could move from managing a retail shoe company to functioning as the general manager in a precision …

Human Resources

Become a Productivity Monster by Eliminating These 5 Time-Wasting Habits

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The amount of time we have available every day is limited. Not every entrepreneur can put in 18-hour days -- personal obligations and family life take up time, making it important that we maximize the time we do have allocated for …

The Higher Mind, Nonlocal Intuition & Divine Synchronicities. What Does It All Mean?

By: Keith R. Holden, M.D., <i>Contributor</i><p>Here I want to introduce you to the part of human consciousness I call the Higher Mind. Some call it the Higher …

Leadership Reawakening: People Not Processes Create & Innovate

<b>Leadership Reawakening: People Not Processes Create & Innovate</b><p>Leaders, has your organization fallen in love with processes? Do you label them <i>best</i> …

Healthy Habits of a Healthy Leader: Delegation | The Recovery Expert

An important skill to develop in life, regardless of your position, is the skill of leadership. Whether you are a parent, a business owner, a …