Winni Fransisca

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8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Guest Writer<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us …

Self-improvement

This Durable Countertop Material Is Taking On Quartz

We recently explored quartz, quartzite, marble, granite, concrete, and laminate countertops, but decided one counter material deserved its own deep …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

10 Ways to DIY Your Own Built In Shelves

It’s generally thought that owners of old homes reap many beautiful benefits from their living space. Older homes like to show off with honeyed wood …

7 Books Which Gives You Better Perspective

Image Source: Behance / Ann Bomar<p>In this day and age, it is very easy to get bogged down with stress and to lose your positive perspective on the …

15 Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job (And What to Do About It)

They say life is too short to stay in a job you hate, but I disagree. I say, life is too <i>looong</i> to stay in a job you hate. Before I became a life coach, I spent more than a decade in a job that was a terrible fit for me. Like, really terrible.<p>Now, I love my job. I help people find ways to enjoy …

What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

Minimalism

6 Ways To Invest Your Time and Money In Your 20s For Long-Term Success

Your 20s is a time where you’re only just starting your career. 20.2 million students have just left education and its time to start the path that …

9 Ice Cream Recipes That Don’t Require Fancy Equipment

We love the <i>idea</i> of homemade ice cream. But when most recipes call for special machinery and lots of heavy cream, it’s easy to give up and Google the …

This 20-Minute Pasta Will Become Your Favorite Weeknight Dinner

Confession: I could eat this pesto straight out of a bowl with a spoon. But it's even better with pasta, because pasta makes everything better. The classic Italian sauce has always been one of my favorites, and once I discovered how much better it tastes homemade than out of a jar, I've never gone …

Recipes

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

How to Be Super Productive Every Week Without Losing Your Mind

Extremely productive people know the difference between urgent and important.<p>You will work better when you find and stick to habits that work best for you. You can't use every productive habit you read about. The most successful people you know stick to habits that produce the most results. You can …

Time Management

11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

How White Noise Can Help You and Your Baby Sleep Better

Sleep. It’s desired by mothers everywhere, yet fought by infants to the nth degree. We joke, almost hysterically, as we navigate our new world with …

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

10 Secret Habits of Highly Effective Moms

Highly effective moms get things done with equal parts of good ol' fashioned drive and a handful of these efficient habits.<p>Shutterstock<p>We all know a …

Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life

Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life<p>Best Happy Quotes and Sayings — Happiness quotes about life<p>The best happy quotes. Sharing …

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

6 Things Happy People Never Forget

Does it ever seem like other people are happier than you?<p>You scroll on Facebook and see people having fun on their vacations, spending time with one another, or celebrating their achievements. You, on the other hand, are struggling along, just trying to make it through the day and coming home …

This Neuroscientist Shares 7 Critical Daily Habits to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Many physical and emotional problems can be solved with a healthy brain. Here are the best ways to take care of yours.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, healthy, and smart. Many believe that a healthy body will get you there. Dr. Daniel G. Amen says a healthy body is not enough. He advocates maintaining a …

The Brain

Done By 1: How I Created My Own Thriving Online Business Without Working Myself to Death

Just a little over a year ago, I found myself lying in the ER, alone, making a promise to myself that I would change, that I would get my silly back, and start living my life.<p>I'd been working hard - pulling in 70-plus hours per week for the past several years doing what I thought I "should" do: …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

Time Management

Biotech’s quest to put a new spin on old age

On the eve of his 69th birthday, Craig Venter looks on, amused, as his digital doppelganger shuffles from foot to foot. Venter is the biggest entrepreneur in biotech. Now his white-bearded avatar is the star of an iPad app being demonstrated to me by his head of informatics, Scott Skellenger. …

Genetics

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure To Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

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