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I Resigned 3 Months After Receiving the Biggest Promotion of My Career, and It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Despite a huge raise, what I really wanted was something my CEO could never give me: to be my own boss.<p>Three years ago, I received the biggest promotion of my career. After spending 10 years selling Oracle's enterprise software--and working my way up from inside sales to sales director--I had …

Entrepreneurship

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly overwhelming. But a minute …

University of Chicago

Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals

Do you ever wonder why Asian students are able to achieve so much more than their American counterparts? Even very smart, very accomplished people …

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently Kindle Edition

Are you at the top of your game—or still trying to get there?<p>Take your cues from <b>the short, powerful</b> <i>9 Things Successful People Do Differently</i>, where …

The only 8 words you need to motivate you to take action

“Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful (people)with talent. …

Motivation

13 body language blunders that can make you look bad

Our bodies have a language of their own, and their words aren’t always kind. Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to …

Public Speaking

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

6 Tips for Successfully Raising a Teenager in Today's World

Successfully raising a teen in today's world is no simple task. The digital world requires you to possess knowledge and strategies no other …

Parenting

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Power over opinion: Doval's old speech highlights the nature of the 'information war' we see today

Share Email<p><i>It is easy to make out a case for the view that opinion is omnipotent, and that all other forms of power are derived from it. Armies are</i> …

The 30 Best Affordable Watches Under $1,000

One of the biggest misconceptions about buying a watch is that it needs to be expensive to be <i>nice</i>, when, in fact, many watches under a grand prove …

horology

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Motivation

Stoic Wisdom For Everyday Life

For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism. A brief synopsis and …

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

What's Artificial Intelligence? Here's a Solid Definition

What's the difference between artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and neural networks? Don't trust vendors' marketing materials …

Your home screen needs these beautiful custom map wallpapers

There are plenty of sources for wallpapers to grace your phone’s home screen, but this tool that’s presently doing the rounds on Reddit lets you add a personal touch on your Android or iOS device.<p>Over on Alvar Carto’s site, you can look up any location on the globe and generate a minimalist map of …

Fingerstyle Arrangement of "Comfortably Numb" Shot with Guitar-Mounted Camera

Below, check out a video of guitarist Thomas Leeb performing a solo acoustic-fingerstyle arrangement of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb."<p>What gives …

Guitar

44 Clever Inventions On Amazon That Would Make Inspector Gadget Jealous

Good old Inspector Gadget. Has there ever been a cooler guy in an overcoat? Truly ahead of his time, the zany '80s cartoon character was always …

Inventions

11 Books That'll Help You Get Your Life in Order

Are you a procrastinator? Do you wish you could get on top of your inbox? Or is it your career that needs a helping hand? Whether you want to …

Books

Forget Bitcoin, It's All About The Blockchain

Bitcoin gets headlines. I see them too. I admit it grabs attention, but the substance is blockchain technology. That’s why it’s critical to get familiar with blockchain technology. To do so, start here:<p><b>Blockchain is a public distributed ledger.</b> Throughout most of history, we’ve been living in a …

Blockchain

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

Watch this high schooler explain the theory of relativity

Filipino student Hillary Diane Andales won a $250,000 scholarship from the Breakthrough Junior Challenge for this entertaining and easy-to-understand …

Breakthroughs

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

I spent a few months using Fender's online guitar-learning tool — and I was surprised by how much I learned

The guitar isn't an easy instrument to play, and unfortunately for a lot of aspiring axewomen and axemen, there aren't lots of shortcuts.<p>Adding to the challenge is a sea of online instructional videos, ranging from excellent to awful, as well as many accomplished guitarists posting their efforts, …

Which cities have the highest risk of a housing bubble?

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The Five Pillars of Guitar Practice Habits

If you’re like most nonprofessional guitarists, you don’t have nearly enough time in your day to practice as much as you’d like. You probably have …

Guitar

17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics

This is the third year we’ve run a STEM-focused gift guide — and if you’re intending to buy a child something fun and quasi-educational in holiday season 2017 it’s fair to say there has never been so many programmable bots and kits to choose from, all pledging to spark or sustain an interest in …

Kids

How Denmark COMPLETELY ELIMINATED radical Islam without shedding a single drop of blood

newsflashx November 11, 2017<p>Even as the European Union has been suffering from a high crime rate, increased frequency of terrorist attacks and …