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Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

Procrastination

5 Startup Cities Better Than Silicon Valley

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

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

Self-help

How Google And Other Giant Corporations Are Going 100% Renewable

Joined today by Coca-Cola, BMW, and more, the list of companies converting to clean energy is growing.<p>When Google opens its newest data center next year–on the grounds of a former coal power plant in Alabama–it will run on 100% renewable energy. That’s emblematic of where the entire company is …

Going Against the Flow: Jessica Mah, Founder and CEO of inDinero

Jessica Mah is a serial entrepreneur, starting her first internet business at age 12, co-founding inDinero at 19, and navigating a successful comeback story at the ripe old age of 24. As CEO of inDinero, she's empowering other startups and small businesses (up to the 100 employee mark or eight …

Ghost Security Group: 'Spying' on Islamic State instead of hacking them

<b>In the wake of the Paris attacks, the vigilante hacker group Anonymous has declared war on so-called Islamic State using the internet and claims to have shut thousands of Twitter accounts used by IS operatives. But a much smaller online group has also emerged, with quite a different strategy - and</b> …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Self-help

Why ISIS will become more deadly before it dies

But if history is any guide, ISIS will resort to more terrorist attacks in the West as it loses ground, potentially making it a more dangerous and unpredictable enemy in the months to come.<p>During the past year, ISIS has lost between 15 to 25 percent of its territory in Syria and Iraq from its peak …

Is venture capital killing startups?

Image by: Heisenberg MediaJust the other day, I had the somewhat unpleasant job of presiding over the shutdown of one of our investee companies. Not …

Britain is preparing for war against ISIS

The UK could join airstrikes targeting Isis bases in Syria before the end of the year.<p>UK Chancellor George Osborne said on Sunday on the BBC's Andrew Marr programme that "Britain is not a country that stands on their sidelines and let others protect it."<p>UK Prime Minister David Cameron will meet …

This computer algorithm promises to help you find your perfect place to live

According to Elon Musk, in three to five years, we’ll most likely overcome most of the technical challenges for fully autonomous cars. Although it will take many more years to overcome the regulatory friction of getting those cars on the street, it is quite feasible that in terms of computational …

Artificial Intelligence

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

Microsoft is moving closer to a desktop PC in your pocket

A tweet from Ginny Caughey, a Microsoft associate on the Windows developer team, reports that Gallo said the company was looking into supporting Win32 apps on phones at Microsoft Connect 2015, a conference aimed at developers.<p>Today, Continuum-enabled phones can run only apps from the Windows Store. …

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

6 Ways Sleep Can Make You More Successful

<i>Think the secret to success is never snoozing? Think again - here are six ways that sleep can actually help you be more successful.</i><p>Some wear hours of sleep deprivation like a badge of honor, believing that the less time they spend resting, the more productive they are. Many boardrooms and school …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

General Motors

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

The videogame that teaches business strategy better than professors

I’ve spent most of my career as a teacher. I think of education as a holy calling. Yet I now find myself in the uncomfortable position of championing computer games that will put teachers out of jobs.<p>Videogames have already been used successfully to teach elementary-school students basic math …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

<i>By Charles J. Orlando</i><p>When it comes to creating successful relationships, you need certain critical traits in place. Traits not just merely "present," but existing in a real and genuine way that emanates from each partner through their own want (not because someone is complaining). The moment "give …

12 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

<i>Success</i> is an interesting word. The dictionary says it's "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame," but dig a little deeper and you'll find that it means different things to different people.<p>Truly successful people understand that success in life includes many factors. There's …

Self-improvement

What Makes a Man Realize "This Is the Person I Want to Marry"

Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years — either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the winning punch, jump shot, or touchdown— it's that we need …

Relationships

What Men Should Know About Love By 30

Regardless if you’ve been in a relationship for years, are dating or if you could care less about marriage right now, it’s important to develop a healthy attitude toward love. And I hate to break your balls about it — but by the age of 30, you should have a firm understanding of what you want, what …

Relationships

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. Covey's bestseller <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> as a starting …

Self-improvement

CITE: The $1 billion city with no residents - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>In the arid plains of the southern New Mexico desert, between the site of the first atomic bomb test and the U.S.-Mexico border, a new city is rising from the sand.<p>Planned for a population of 35,000, the city will showcase a modern business district downtown, and neat …