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Stop Researching and Start the Book: Writing Advice by a Bestselling Author | Heleo

“There’s a great procrastination urge to re-read everything you’ve written.”<p><b>James Clear</b> is a productivity expert who uses behavioral science to help …

Writing

12 Books You Should Read Before They Come To Screen This Year

If you were as captivated by HBO’s recently concluded mini-series, <i>Big Little Lies</i> (based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Liane …

Books

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting | Inc.com

Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person could be achieving instead of sitting and listening to Stewart …

Management

A psychology book that argues China is a “nation of infants” has been pulled from store shelves

According to Sigmund Freud, a human being’s psychosexual development has five stages: the oral, the anal, the phallic, the latent, and the genital. During the oral stage spanning from birth until the age of one, an infant satisfies its desires simply by putting all sorts of things into its mouth, …

China

Black humour is sign of high intelligence, study suggests

An appreciation of ‘sick jokes’ equates with high IQ and low aggression<p>Who needs Mensa? If you want to find out if someone has a high IQ, just tell them a string of sick jokes and then gauge their reaction.<p>A new study in the journal <i>Cognitive Processing</i> has found that intelligence plays a key role …

Psychology

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship courses in the …

Online Education

Buddhism is not a Religion. It's Something Much More. Here's Why

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t.<p>To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving …

Want to Develop Incredible Willpower and Mental Toughness? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This | Inc.com

Success is based on a number of factors. Intelligence, experience, talent, education all play their part...but often what separates success from failure is perseverance. Keep going and you still have a chance to succeed; quit, and all hope of success is lost.<p>So when the going gets tough and the …

Will Power

Literary Prodigy Brit Bennett on Writing a Modern Abortion Story

The most interesting thing about Brit Bennett isn’t that she’s debuting a novel at 26, or that the novel has already become the subject of praise …

This 10-Second DIY Will Make Your Hoodie So Much Cooler

If there's one thing we know about street style right now, it's that hoodies are back in a major way. Remember when we showed you how to style one …

The biggest climate change story in the world this week is quietly playing out in Rwanda

One of the tricky aspects of writing about climate change is that it often involves tossing around tiny numbers with mind-bogglingly large consequences.<p>If, for instance, global average temperatures rise a mere 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, we start losing coral reefs. Go up to 2°C and we risk …

Climate

Three things you MUST know how to do before leaving home as a youth

<b>Three things you must know how to do before leaving home as a youth</b><p>LIKE most youths, you probably look forward to the time when you will have the …

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Why 'Women Are Trash' trended on a day celebrating girls

<b>It was supposed to be a day promoting the rights of the 1.1 billion girls around the world. So why did the hashtag #WomenAreTrash trend in South Africa?</b><p>The majority of tweets for the UN's International Day of the Girl Child spoke about the worrying global statistics concerning child marriages and …

Social Media

Plan for summer-born children to start school a year later delayed by fears their parents might play the system at best schools

A plan to allow summer-born children to start school a year later has been held up by worries it will give unfair advantages to parents to win places at popular schools.<p>The Government last year said it would changed the rules to allow children born between April 1 and August 31 to start primary …

Parenting

7 Ways Women Leaders Can Excel Being Their Authentic Selves

Women in leadership positions are often told to behave in ways that are viewed as more masculine to be successful. But it’s not that simple. Because when women act like men, their peers and employees tend to think that one thing -- that they’re bossy.<p>In fact, research conducted by our company, …

Ask This Question to End Your Job Interview on a Good Note

No matter how well your job interview goes, there’s still an awkward moment at the end when you don’t really know if you should continue the …

6 Stunning but Strange Colored Beaches Around the World

While beaches with varying shades of yellow sand aren't out of the ordinary, there are particular shorelines around this world that boast the most …

Beaches

16 Things My Dad Taught Me About Success

No. 16: "There is always a way. No exceptions. No excuses." Here are the other fifteen. They are equally direct, blunt and just old school enough to be really cool in today's new school world.<p>Most days, I simply want to be happy and feel like I am successful at what I do. Achieving those seemingly …

Self-improvement

15 Lavender Beauty Products You Should Incorporate Into Your Routine

Woosah<p>My obsession with lavender started sometime last year. I picked up a bunch of the purple plant from my local farmer's market and have been in love with its calming presence ever since. So much so that I’ve incorporated the ingredient into almost ever aspect of my beauty routine at one point …

Skin Care

Shell’s Music Video About Sustainable Energy Is Catchy as Hell. But Will Anyone Believe It?

When you've been around 126 years or so, it's tough changing people's perceptions of who you are and what you stand for. But the easiest way of …

Advertising Industry

These are three of the biggest problems facing today's AI

Not-so-deep learning<p>Speaking to attendees at a deep learning conference in London last month, there was one particularly noteworthy recurring theme: humility, or at least, the need for it.<p>While companies like Google are confidently pronouncing that we live in an "AI-first age," with machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Egg recipes you may not have tried before from a Thai street food chef

I’ve always thought of the egg as an ingredient that is so versatile but that versatility is often neglected because people return to their old egg …

Why the Best Leaders Actually Work Behind the Scene

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

12 mistakes you make when setting up your home

In today's article we will deal with the pressing issue of errors in interior design, construction and overall decision making about the look of your …

7 Steps to build core team for your startup in early days

I have attended as a speaker for a startup conference recently, few people were asking me about how to build core team, I thought it is worth to …

I’m Teaching My Kids That Life Isn’t Fair…Because I Don’t Want To Raise A**holes

Fairness. It’s the hatred glue that binds all siblings together and the beginning of almost every one of their arguments. My skin literally crawls at …

Parenting

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to keep up with so many statistics about modern parenting, but here's one that floored me when I heard it a few years ago: By 4, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in higher income households, according to researchers.<p>Thirty million!<p>That is …

Books

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Mark Zuckerberg