Nic Keathley

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What Is Your Character And Is It Helping Or Hurting You As A Leader?

Every day, it seems, we’re bombarded with news of leaders, corporate heads, politicians and other key figures in our society whose behavior shocks and deeply disappoints us. Whether it’s egregious lying, or a lack of accountability, or rampant narcissism or indifference to others, we’re reminded …

Leadership

Electronic skin makes your body a computer

<b>(CNN) —</b> A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings.<p>This is the premise of Professor John Rogers' Biostamp. By attaching flexible, miniature sensors to the user's temple, he has been able to track brain waves in real time …

Brainwaves

Contributor: 4 Spectacular Reasons Why Banjo-Kazooie is the Citizen Kane of the N64

Playtonic Games recently announced their adorable new video game title, Yooka-Laylee.<p>The #YookaLaylee Kickstarter is LIVE! Back our new heroes: …

Universe A Matrix Computer Game Designed By Aliens, Say NASA

15 Social Skills That Will Make You Successful In Every Aspect Of Life

Self-improvement

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

GOG's DRM-free Steam competitor is finally open to everyone

GOG is best known for its library of classic games — it was originally called Good Old Games — but last year the company announced a new venture that would put it in direct competition with PC gaming behemoth Steam. Called GOG Galaxy, the service is an online gaming platform that includes …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

Meditation

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

Creativity

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

Mindfulness

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

A new study suggests that long-distance runners are more attractive because they have greater levels of testosterone which makes them more manly and fertile.<p>But there are other biological and evolutionary triggers which are constantly drawing us to certain individuals, even if we don’t realise it …

Research

3 Simple Ways to Gain an Unfair Advantage in Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you know how many businesses fail within their first two years?<p>If you ask any entrepreneur, we're all able to tell you the grim statistics: nine out of 10 new ventures will never make it. Now, if you line up 10 entrepreneurs who are …

How the mad scientists at Aldin Dynamics are creating emotions in virtual reality

It takes me a second to realize where I am. The console-style television, the all-white mannequins‎ in the room with me — it's all so familiar, but I can't quite put my finger on it. I can feel the blood run from my face when I put it all together. "How long do I have left?" I ask.<p>I can hear Gunnar …

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:<p>I alone cannot change the world<p>“I alone cannot …

How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all …

Outsourcing

10 Amazing Secrets of Happy and Successful Leaders | Inc.com

We talk about happiness as if it were a thing to be discovered and acquired.<p>But happiness can never be found externally. It is not a possession to be acquired or a set of conditions, but a state of mind.<p>The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything, but they have learned to make …

Happiness

27 Sex Facts You Need in Your Life

<i>Take our survey to help us learn more sex facts that we'll share in an upcoming issue!</i><p><b>2. It can make you feel better when you're sick, too.</b> Studies show that arousal and orgasm boost your immune system. And while this means sex could be good for you when you're feeling a little under the weather, …

Lessons In Adaptability: How To Teach Yourself To Stay Relevant

Of all the characteristics that are touted as the cornerstone of success in entrepreneurship — financial management, time management, passion, work ethic, etc. — adaptability is the one that is the least discussed and understood.<p>Adaptability is defined as the ability to adjust oneself readily to …

Entrepreneurship

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget

<b>Over a 24 year career, FBI Firearms instructors made us repeat the same series of actions on the firing range. After awhile, it got so repetitive</b> …

Self-improvement

New DNA Tech: Creating Unicorns and Curing Cancer for Real?

We have the earth-shattering technology in our hands—but even its inventors worry about its awesome power to alter our genetic future.<p><i>“We have within</i> …

Genetics

How Humans Experience The World

What makes us who we are? What drives our behavior? These questions are key when we want to change a repeated and ineffective behavior pattern in either ourselves or in someone we care about.<p>Since behavior is driven by beliefs and identity, how do we change–or upgrade–both?<p>As a neuroscience-based …

Speed Of Light

How Pillars of Eternity rewrites the rules for role-playing

You shouldn't have to put in hours of study to roll up a great character, and games shouldn't hinge on your ability to guess what combination of skills designers thought make the most powerful archetypes. The team behind <i>Pillars of Eternity</i> knew they could do better. So they threw out the rules, and …

How One Life Hack From A Self-Made Billionaire Leads To Exceptional Success

Countless books and articles have been written about Warren Buffett. Surprisingly few have been written about his business partner of over 40 years, Charlie Munger.<p>Munger has stayed out of the public eye, giving only a small number of public talks, and he’s rarely been covered in the media. At …

Bill Gates

8 Steps to Crushing Ridiculous Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>ridiculous<p><b>adjective</b> <br>1. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: “<i>a ridiculous plan.</i>”<p>Think of the most notable entrepreneurs -- the Richard Bransons and the Elon Musks. Do you think there were people that …