Nicolas Asselin

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10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Fox News anchor goes on an epic rant attacking 'silly' poll that compared Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton

"Some polls are held tightly and liked and others are to be spat upon," Smith said. "This is one on which we can spit."<p>The poll, which was released by Quinnipiac University on Thursday, showed Biden doing nearly equal or better than Clinton in head to head matchups with Republican candidates in …

Government

Ashley Madison: Online Married Ladies Seek Immediate Offline Boinking*

News flash: More and more women are jumping outside their marriages in search of no-strings-attached sex. All it takes to find a willing partner? An Internet connection and an account on a site like AshleyMadison.com. We sent writer and monogamist Teddy Wayne to meet the growing flock of lady Don …

How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

Personal Finance

Here's what the brain of an extremely selfish person looks like

They deceive people for their own benefit, they see others as weak and untrustworthy, and they ignore moral codes.<p>Psychologists have dubbed these people Machiavellians, after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book "The Prince" includes many examples of this sort of …

Psychology

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

11 Signs Revealed Only In People With True Confidence

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Hacking

Marijuana And Sex: How Do They Mix?

While most marijuana users have given it a go (at least, if given the chance), there are varying opinions on the result of mixing sex and …

25 Hacks That Make Your Life More Organised and Productive

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

10 Reasons Why People Who Read a Lot Are More Likely to Be Good Leaders

When it comes to getting things done – whether we’re talking about David Allen’s wildly popular methodology or just the act of doing stuff – the …

US Special Operations leadership has problems — and it should look at Elon Musk to fix them

The main issue is that many will only admit in hushed voices behind closed doors, is that US SOCOM (Special Operations Command) has become a massive bureaucracy.<p>Unit level autonomy in Naval Special Warfare (NSW) has been eroded to the point where purchasing damaged uniforms open source is nearly …

Security

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

7 bad habits that keep you from being successful

If you can rise above the habits that are blocking you, you can reach the potential you've always held.<p>These seven self-destructive habits are a good place to begin:<p>It's your life, so put a stop to allowing other people to decide for you. Take back control, and set healthy boundaries. Make your own …

Self-improvement

Atlas, the new home for charts and data

Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com.<p>This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens our journalism by offering readers better access to the data and visualizations in so many of …

Brilliant USC commencement speech on Leonard Cohen, turning off tech, and potato chips

This year noted author and intellect Pico Iyer gave USC's commencement address. It's a great 17 minutes for graduating college students and anyone …

Leonard Cohen

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 1

Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America. The story of what really happened—and why</b> …

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

The renewable-energy boom is here. Trillions of dollars will be invested over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how …

10 Reasons Why Introverts Are Incredibly Attractive People

Shy. Reserved. Slightly geeky. Socially awkward. If you ask people to describe an introvert, you’ll most likely hear them described these ways.<p>It’s …

Living on a budget – 28ways to save money

Living on a budget – 28 ways to save money<p>We all have our own goals when it comes to finances – whether you're saving for a holiday, looking to cut …

5 Easy Daily Habits that Manifest Profound Long-Term Changes

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” – Gretchen RubinYou know the value of establishing sustainable habits.You’re …

Everyone needs to read this gigantic primer on coding

Code rules everything around us but how many of us really know what it is? For those code neophytes among us, <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> has published a …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Harvard Business School

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

Don't forget sunscreen!<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for clarity and length.

The Truth about Extreme Planking

While record-setting athletes hold planks for hours on end, a new study shows that successful core training means doing more with less<p>You probably don’t know that Tom Hoel held a plank for four hours and 28 minutes on May 22, 2015, setting a world record.<p>You probably don’t know that this is the …