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12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

49 Inspirational Quotes and Mantras to Help You Overcome the Stress of Running a Business

Check out these words of wisdom, affirmation and positivity.<p>I never considered myself a high-stress person . . . until I started my first company. The stress of running a company was unfamiliar to me and I didn’t know how to handle it. I found that working out usually helped, but I couldn’t go for …

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

People lose their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Understand that life is the …

Self-improvement

College Graduates: Follow These 7 Habits and You'll Have Your Most Productive Summer Yet

This is how you grow 10 times faster than everyone else.<p>Congratulations.<p>No, not for graduating. That's meh. That's expected.<p>Congratulations for exiting the Training Area of life and entering the real world. Now, the game begins for real.<p>Habit 1: Wake Yourself Up (Keep Your Alarm)<p>Now that the world …

Motivation

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us …

Happiness

14 Surprising Things That Can Cause Hair Loss

It's a lot more common than you think.

4 Ways to Train Yourself to Be Mentally Tougher

Only you have control over your mind. No one else can think and feel for you, so it’s extremely important to not only be open minded but to be …

Mindfulness

6 Tips for Yoga Beginners Who Want to Start a Practice

Yoga is quickly spreading across America, and the whole world for that matter, as an alternative method for dealing with stress, tension, and pressurizing environment. This ancient technique of mindful movements is quickly becoming the newest trend in self-help, self-motivation, and general …

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad habits, you should …

Self-improvement

China has surpassed the US as the largest money-maker for Apple's App Store

China has surpassed the US as the leading market for iOS App Store revenue, according to App Annie.<p>The $1.7 billion generated by the country in Q3 2016 also topped the charts for the largest ever quarterly iOS App Store revenue by any country tracked by the firm. This continues to support the …

Apps

A lesson from the world's most inspirational physics teacher

Italian theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli is telling a packed classroom of 15- and 16-year-olds that science is about not believing what your teachers tell you. While it might seem like a counter-intuitive stance, it’s all part of today’s lesson.<p>Enter The Telegraph STEM Awards 2017 for the chance …

Teaching

The Most Dangerous Mindset That Is Killing Your Success, and How to Silence It

Positive mindsets are not enough to achieve our goals. We must shed the negative mindsets that undermine our beliefs that we are capable of greatness.<p>Mindset is the single most important factor in stabilizing our challenges. I intentionally use the word "stabilize" because the truth is that life …

The 1 Question You Must Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

Getting clear on your answer now will save would-be entrepreneurs a whole lot of stress later.<p>You've got your side hustle buzzing along nicely. You've spent hours daydreaming about life as an entrepreneur. You've even studied up on your industry and startup life. You're all set to pull the trigger …

3 Types of Procrastinators and What Motivates Them (infographic)

What kind of time-waster are you? Use this flowchart infographic to find out.<p>You know you work better under pressure, preferring to put things off until it's really crunch time.<p>After all, why do right now what you could put off for just another few hours?<p>There are those people who jump on each task …

Procrastination

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

7 Little Habits That Can Change Your Life, and How to Form Them

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” <b>– Aristotle</b><p>If you could just pick one or two (or seven) habits to create …

Think You Can’t? Improve Your Life By One Percent

Get overwhelmed much? Have an occasional meltdown? Mmmm, me too. Are you trapped in that state of feeling stuck and getting frustrated because you’re …

Happiness

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

Project Management

How to make amazing seating from your old tyres

Put old tyres to good use as seating for a home. With a few tools, supplies and some DIY savvy you can transform disused tyres into extraordinary …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

This Four-Letter Word Is the Secret To Success

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

Seven of the best to-do list apps

Tick off your tasks and get more organised using this selection of apps, from Wunderlist and Google Keep to Any.do and Habitica<p>Juggling tasks is an important skill in the modern world. From that presentation you promised to send your boss by today to picking up some ingredients for dinner, from …

Why Writing Is the Most Important Skill an Entrepreneur Should Master

Writing is the most important skill an entrepreneur can master.<p>One of the benefits of starting a company is that you get to meet a lot of interesting people. If you're smart, you make the most of this benefit by asking them for advice. I've found that most people jump at the chance to share their …

4 Sneaky Tricks to Transform Your Habits

<i>"Motivation is what gets you fired up and moving, but your daily habits are what catapult you to success long after the motivation is gone!"</i> -- John Rowley<p>Every year diligent people sit down and define his or her goals for the coming year, and with good reason. Setting goals work! But in order to …

Microsoft's incredible new app helps blind people see the world around them — take a look

Last Thursday, Microsoft showed off its Seeing AI app for the first time. It's still under development, but it looks extremely promising.<p>Using a smartphone camera or a pair of camera-equipped smart glasses, the Seeing AI app can identify things in your environment — people, objects, and even …

Artificial Intelligence

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

100+ Motivational Quotes On Dream, Goal And Future

Motivation