Vic Herstein

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28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Women in Tech

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer, and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the “generic” brands you find …

Software

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

This Is the Easiest Way to Break a Bad Habit, According to a Psychologist

Though it doesn't exactly bode well for my looming deadline, it's rather pertinent that as I write this, I'm searching for words through a soupy …

The Brain

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Machine Learning

Secrets Of Apple Pay On iPhone: The Complete How-To Guide For Reluctant Users

Apple Pay has been around since October 2014 in the US and July 2015 in the UK. More countries have followed suit since. It’s an Apple product so, as you’d expect, it’s intuitive and straightforward to use, right? Well, mostly, yes.<p>But I find a lot of people I talk to (really, a lot), don’t use it …

Apple Pay

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Apps

The Army Figured Out the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee for Max Effectiveness

• <b>A new study says there is a right time to drink coffee so it’s most effective.</b>• <b><br>U.S. Army researchers created a computer algorithm that studies sleep patterns to make recommendations about coffee intake.</b>• <b><br>The scientists hope to incorporate the algorithm in a pre-existing online tool that people can use</b> …

U.S. Army

Windows 10 tip: Quickly create a virtual machine to test new features

Beginning with Windows 10 version 1709, the Hyper-V Manager includes an option to create a new virtual machine from a single dialog box. Be sure to …

Windows 10

Infographic: How to create a website that users fall in love with

It takes only seconds for visitors to decide whether your website is worth their time.The internet is teeming with digital destinations where …

Public Relations

How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Body Language

Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

Steve Siebold has spent the last 30-plus years interviewing over 1,300 self-made millionaires and billionaires. And during that time, he's noticed …

Self-improvement

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Body Language

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

How to enable Messages in iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac (and why you might want to keep this feature turned off)

A cool new feature rolled out in iOS 11.4 and macOS 10.13.5 is Messages in iCloud, but it's not turned on by default. Here's how to activate it, …

iCloud

31 Inspiring Quotes That Will Help You Level Up

The inspiration you need to keep going and keep growing.<p>If you're like me, you use the start of a new year to set intentions and tap into the inspiration needed to realize those intentions. But what about the middle of the year? What about the time when that energy fades while your head is down and …

Motivation

Do This Right Now to Get More Hours in the Day Tomorrow

In her new book Off The Clock, TED speaker and time management expert Laura Vanderkam swears by time dividends. Here's how to get more hours this week<p>Time management expert Laura Vanderkam, whose new book <i>Off The Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done</i> is out today, taught me something …

Investing

How To Write 1000 Words In An Hour

When writing this article, I had one goal — type 1000 quality words in 1 hour.A few weeks ago, I got the rare opportunity to have a 20-minute phone …

Creative Writing

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

Subwoofer 101: How to place and set up your subwoofer

On the A/V awesomeness scale, few components compete with the subwoofer. There’s just something primal about a box made for the sole purpose of …

Audiophile

How to Really Listen in Conversation

Listening: the poor man’s talking. But your turn to pay attention to someone else’s blah blah will come. Here’s how to be the kind of listener you’d …

Self-help

The difference between intelligence and wisdom—and how to acquire both

It’s often been said that wisdom is the art of knowing that you are not wise.<p>The great philosopher Socrates famously denied being wise more than two thousand years ago, and since then, we have taken him at his word.<p>There is a truth there, but that definition isn’t very helpful. I mean, I’m all for …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

Innovation

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 …

Motivation

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you're smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn't necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take you seriously, you've got to think seriously about the image you're projecting — from your outfit to your speech to your body language.<p>To that end, we …

Body Language

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of oldies but goodies that you may have overlooked. Here are seven such features that make Gmail …

Apps

Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

Lifehacks

Seriously, Stop Using Flash

It's day five of our digital security tuneup and it's time to banish this internet relic.<p><b>This post is part of a weeklong series to help our readers improve their digital security.</b> <b>Follow along here.</b><p><b>Day Five: Disable Flash</b>Disable this plugin in your browser of choice:<p><b>Chrome:</b> Open chrome://extensions/ …

Software