Stephan Adrian Brooks

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19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Where to Find the Best Milkshakes in the U.S.

Nothing beats a hot summer day better than an ice cold milkshake. Whoever thought to take ice cream and blend it with milk and basically any and …

Ice Cream

World's Best Cities for Street Food

To eat on the street is to engage all five senses. There’s the taste and texture of the food; the smell of it (and probably diesel and charcoal); the sound of bleeping horns and meat sizzling on the grill; and the sight of elbow-to-elbow crowds and bumper-to-bumper traffic. At once, street food is …

Where to Eat in Cape Town South Africa – A Cape Town Food Guide

<i>We didn’t know what to expect when we arrived in Cape Town South Africa, both in terms of the city and its food. After a month of exploring and</i> …

South Africa

Could this little town in Pennsylvania be the new capital of American pizza?

A few miles outside of Scranton lies the tiny town of Old Forge, Pennsylvania. With a population of only 8000, to say that Old Forge is off the beaten path is an understatement. But those who have tried the community’s unique version of the pizza pie keep coming back for more.<p>Just one thing: don’t …

The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped compile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

Salt Lake City

4 Conversational Habits That Successful People Always Practice

Remember that the art of listening is as important as art of speaking.<p><i>How do I become well spoken? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jane Chin (陳盈錦), President, Medical Science</b> …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Everyone Talks About Living Their Best Life. How Do You Actually Do It?

Living your dream life requires grappling with a lot of cold reality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does the life of your dreams look like? Are you exploring the world and working from your laptop? Are you hanging out with celebrities at award shows? Are you at …

Self-improvement

Introducing the world’s most affordable private jet

Imagine no longer having to queue to go through airport security, but instead simply hopping into your own private jet and flying off to your desired …

Luxury Travel

Sustainable Luxe: 5 Hotels Doing it Right

At these dreamy destinations, luxury goes hand in hand with the three pillars of sustainability.<p>Smart travelers now expect some elements of sustainability when they travel—and welcome it when it goes beyond picking up towels and reusable soap containers. As Keith Bellows, former editor in chief of</i> …

For decades, Western culture touted self-esteem. It got the most important thing wrong

What would you guess people are most stressed out about in their careers? One might assume that hating your job, or dealing with the frustration of finding a new one, would top the list. But according to the results of an annual survey that I send several thousand readers of my email newsletter, …

Self-esteem

The 1 Thing You Need for Success, According to Michael Jordan and Tony Robbins

Here's the most important link between the world's best basketball player and the world's greatest motivational speaker, and how you can have it, too.<p>In addition to both being multimillionaires and having thousands of raving fans, Tony Robbins and Michael Jordan have something big in common: high …

Why the Key to Self-Improvement Is Not Complicated

If you want to get better or make a change, then be willing to put in the work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur and public speaker Ed Mylett sits down with Entrepreneur Network partner Venturer to share his self-confidence and personal development secret.<p>The …

Thought Leadership

How fear influences athletes—and what you can do to have a healthy relationship with it

Fear is one of the common threads that ties people of all backgrounds together. From children trying something for the first time to professional …

Self-help

Successful People Overcome These 5 Challenges to Stepping Outside Their Comfort Zones

It's not easy to step outside your comfort zone. But with a solid plan in place-- and a keen understanding of the challenges-- your results can be extraordinary.<p>Stepping outside your comfort zone in a meaningful and consequential professional situation can be very challenging to do. But this is the …

Success

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too

Don't let self-doubt prevent you from reaching your goals.<p>In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little …

How to start down the path of the programmer?

<i>This post was first published on Steemit. You can take a look at it here.</i><p>The journey is long and hard. It's not for everyone. There are many …

Computer Science

How to Build a Facebook Bot App Using Node.js

This article originally appeared on the Cosmic JS Blog.<p>TL;DR<p>View the source code on GitHub.<p>The process of building your messenger bot is fairly …

Draw a Doodle of a Face, and Watch This AI Image Generator Make It Look More "Human"

Ugly Doodles<p>Machine learning is, perhaps, the most common platform for existing artificial intelligence (AI) networks. The basic idea is that an AI …

7 Surprising Traits That Make Introverts Wildly Successful

You don't need to be an extrovert to win at the entrepreneurship game.<p>The traditional view of an entrepreneur is of an individual who eats and drinks the energy of crowds, an inspiring, articulate ball of unreserved innovation who feels completely at home wrapped in attention. These types of …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

Success is powered by the habits that most people don't even notice.<p>During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm …

Importance of Self-Confidence

When it’s matter about doing a work In a specialThe post Importance of Self-Confidence appeared first on iamwire.

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

5 Brain Hacks That Will Make You Dramatically More Successful

You might have to give up multitasking in the process.<p>The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace …

Feeling Good About Yourself Is As Easy As This 15-Minute Routine

Self-confidence doesn’t always come easy. There are plenty of factors that can stop you from feeling good about yourself that are beyond your control.<p>…

Assertiveness Isn't a Personality Trait, It's an Essential Skill to Learn

What if you could discover some tools and methods that could improve your relationships? What if by gaining a little knowledge you could understand …

Psychology

You Can Drop Out of School and Start a Business Right Now if You Have These 11 Key Competencies

Investors look for key strengths in new venture leaders, before looking at the business. Do you have the attributes to pass the test?<p>Running a business is not rocket science. As a long-time business advisor, and occasional investor, I have seen many successful businesses lead by college dropouts …