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10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

This Is How the Smartest Entrepreneurs Lead Teams

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship
Public Health

Probiotics on the brain: One gut microbe reverses autism-like symptoms in mice | Ars Technica

Proving strength of the gut-brain axis, bacteria-laced drinks improve mouse behavior.<p>When making up your mind, going with your gut can be a safe bet. …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Health Care

AP Exclusive: How candy makers shape nutrition science

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don't.<p>Less startling was how it came about. The paper was funded by a trade association representing the makers of Butterfingers, Hershey and Skittles. And its findings were touted by the …

General Mills

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Self-esteem

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

Self-help

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

Small Business

How to Get Up Early

<b>Picture Your Rivals</b><p><b>Name:</b> John Burk<p><b>Location:</b> Fort Stewart, Georgia<p><b>Occupation:</b> Instructor at the Fort Stewart Noncommissioned Officer Academy and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan<p>Burk’s a former drill sergeant, but that doesn’t mean a 4 a.m. wakeup call comes easy. So Burk remembers an old …

Running A Few Tests On Theranos: Can Elizabeth Holmes Revolutionize Diagnostics?

Elizabeth Holmes, the world’s youngest female billionaire, and her company, Palo Alto-based Theranos, have seized the public imagination with a vision of replacing traditional blood tests with a cheaper, faster, and less painful alternative. But Theranos’ technology remains shrouded in mystery, …

Genetic Engineering

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Warren Buffett

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Healthy foods that could help stop dementia - Telegraph

Five Areas of Therapeutic Self-Care To Heal From Anxiety And Depression

Lifting light weights, overusing the treadmill and skipping protein: Common mistakes YOU could be making in the gym that hinder your workout (and how to fix them)

• <b>Fitness guru Rich Sturla shares his top fitness and diet tips</b>• <b><br>Shares his advice on how to avoid the 'skinny fat' trap</b>• <b><br>Teaches you what exercises will</b> …

9 Behaviors That Make You Eat More

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition