Rainy Recollet

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Shakespeare: who put those thoughts in his head?

Today everybody reads Shakespeare. But what books did he read? Jonathan Bate on the writers who shaped the world’s greatest playwright – and the three books the Bard would pick for Desert Island Discs<p>Illustration: Matthew Richardson<p>What did Shakespeare believe? We can only guess. He left neither a …

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

The words you say and the way you say them can make the difference between your team's success and failure.<p>In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the …

7 Ways to Turn Your Life Around

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you could get just one thing through your head, life would be so much better it would turn your whole world upside down. No kidding.<p>Before I tell you what that one thing is, I need to set the mood. Have you ever had an epiphany where …

How to Meditate to Reduce Anxiety

Learn to use your mind so it doesn't use you. Anxiety is only ever a thought the mind creates about the future. It's a wake-up call to question the stories we have unconsciously believed. The same principles that apply to meditation also apply to life, so as you learn to work with something in …

Mindfulness

Can this humble GIF really help ease anxiety?

Anyone who's ever had to deal with any level of anxiety issues knows how difficult it can be to calm yourself and ease yourself out of an anxiety …

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it before I’m sure, <b>“we only use 10% of our brains and our potential.”</b> Now, I’m pretty sure this is a myth, because if you lost part of …

Why creativity needs skeptics

Belsky explains how Walt Disney managed the creation of new ideas and stories for his company’s films. A man known more for his boundless creativity than for his scepticism, Disney developed a strict ‘three rooms’ process to ensure film ideas were creatively brilliant and structurally sound.<p>Each …