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#3 Social Media Strategies Startups Must Adopt Right Away

2 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>While starting out, startups not only need to focus on their product but alongside also need to get some of basic marketing strategies right. An important aspect of this process is social media …

Social Media

7 Powerful Phrases Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Use Daily

EQ is just as important as IQ, and it all starts with these communication tips.<p>Emotional intelligence may be labeled a "soft skill" -- but to be a leader in today's workplace, it's just as vital as any technical wizardry or IQ.<p>Emotional intelligence, or EI, refers to the ability to know oneself as …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Effective Ways to Tame Your Negative Thoughts

What you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down.<p>It's one of the most destructive forces you'll ever have to face, and it's inside your own head.<p>It's that negative, judgmental voice telling you <i>you're not smart enough</i> or <i>you don't work hard enough</i> or <i>you don't deserve to</i> …

Self-help

THINGS A MARRIED MAN SHOULD NEVER SAY TO ANOTHER WOMAN

THINGS A MARRIED MAN SHOULD NEVER SAY TO ANOTHER WOMAN<p>– Marriage principles<p>– Getting the best out of your union<p>– What not to say as a married …

Keep Your Hormones On Track And Maximize Your Fitness

Image Credit: Shape Singapore<p>50 minutes – make that your workout time and you’ll maximise your fitness, calorie burn and overall health from head to …

6 Scientists Just Spent A Year On Simulated Mars. Here's What They Learned.

The crew "returns to Earth" Sunday after 365 days in isolation.<p>HONOLULU, Hawaii ― Sending humans to Mars presents enormous challenges, from the technological to the psychological.<p>Perhaps no one understands the mental test better than the team of international scientists who just spent a year living …

5 Scientific Ways to Better Your Brain This Weekend

Science has your weekend all planned for you. And your brain will be grateful.<p>Your brain is your biggest asset. Invest in it.....starting this weekend.<p>Science dictates that rest is crucial to brain function. So many of us power through the weekend, catching up on projects we missed during the week. …

The Brain

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Most Important Psychology Hack You Should Know

How many times have you seen a sign that says “Don’t touch; wet paint” and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, …

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.<p>​​<p>Photo by Lauren Gucik<p>At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD. I'm sitting with my mother and sister, lounging on pillows, and my mother pulls …

How to Master Your Morning Routine With Flipboard

In the mornings, after showering, grooming, and nourishing yourself, what’s the first thing you do? Check email? Go for a jog? Listen to podcasts? These decisions, along with thousands of other possibilities, could have profound implications not just on your productivity, but your life.<p>But you …

5 Ways to Improve Leadership Communication

"The ability to control my emotions and my actions, regardless of circumstance, sets me apart from other men."-- Navy SEAL Creed<p>In the Navy SEAL teams, there are three things we must do perfectly to be effective operators: Move, Shoot and Communicate. Communication being of the utmost importance. …

Emotional Intelligence

Blood test could finally see men live as long as women

A simple blood test to identify if men have lost crucial genetic material in later life could finally close the gap in life expectancy between men and women, scientists believe.<p>New research shows that when men lose their Y sex chromosome they are hundreds of times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s …

A Networking Trick You'll Like Even if You Hate Networking

It may be counterintuitive, but it's highly productive.<p>Research suggests that up to 80% of jobs are found through networking.<p>Stop and actually consider that statistic: as many as 8 out of 10 people find jobs by networking (not cold emailing their resume).<p>Jobs aren't the only things found, either - …

Networking

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

Mental Health

How to Support a Partner Dealing With Depression

As a mental health counselor and someone who has battled depression for most of her life, I'm no stranger to the toll it can take on …

Living Rooms

'Helping Children Succeed' Starts At Birth; A Case For The Power Of Nurture

"I'm giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them."<p>In one of the many experiments cited in Paul Tough's new book, <i>Helping Children Succeed</i>, a group of middle school students received this message on a Post-it note, attached to a paper their …

Pedagogy

Science reveals what happens as you get drunker

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most …

IQ, explained in 9 charts

Nobody wants to be a number. But there is one number that probably says a lot about you, whether you know it or not: your IQ, or intelligence quotient. (President Donald Trump recently bragged to Forbes that he would "win" if his IQ test score was compared to that of his Secretary of State, Rex …

Psychology

The depression epidemic plaguing doctors

Hospitals across the country are scrambling to care for a particularly hard-to-reach group of patients: their own staff.<p>A study published recently in</i> …

How money could make couples happier – but more likely to split

Money can help make marriages more stable but also make couples more likely to get divorced, new research suggests.<p>A study by the counselling charity Relate found that the number of couples whose marriages or long-term relationships are in trouble peaked around the time of the last recession and …

Divorce

6 Ways Reading Will Enrich and Enhance Your Life

Readers are leaders.<p>Readers expand their worlds, their minds, their perspectives.<p>Readers develop a deeper flexibility to handle life's challenges.<p>But these days, with all the flitting video distraction of the Internet, it's sometimes harder to sit for long and sink into a great book.<p>Do you need …

The Best Way to Build a Successful Team

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

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

Nutrition