Anil Agni

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Can't Sleep -- The Meditation Cure

There are times in life where we just cannot sleep. We toss and turn the night away, hoping upon hope to fall back to sleep again. Whether it be for short intermittent periods during stressed and challenging times, or long years of sleeplessness caused by chronic tension, insomnia can be like the …

Immune System

The Best-Performing CEOs in the World

The world’s top-performing CEO isn’t a household name. In fact, Lars Rebien Sørensen doesn’t even look like a big-time global executive. We recently traveled to the quiet town of Ridgefield, Connecticut, to meet with the CEO of the Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk at his lakefront summer …

Yoga And Meditation Shown To Drastically Reduce Hospital Visits

New research finds that mindfulness practices have the potential to slash health care costs.<p>Yoga and meditation can be great ways to relax and quiet the mind, and a growing body of research has shown that these mindfulness practices may even be effective for treating physical and mental health …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

Take every waking hour as it comes and do what you are supposed to do and complete what you're supposed to complete. Stop overanalyzing or trying to predict and plan things too far. The only constant in life is change. Just live in the moment and do your best.<p><b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The …

Self-esteem

My Dad and the Dead Cardiologists - The Weston A. Price Foundation

How Dad Outlives Them All With Homeopathy<p>I put responsibility for my health care completely in my own hands. And the only way I or anyone can take …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

There is no grander goal in life than the pursuit of happiness.<p>We all want to be happy, but we all have slightly different ideas of what it is. Even psychologists use various definitions of the term. It could simply be that happiness is as unique as the people that try to define it.<p>For many of us, …

6 Things Brilliant Entrepreneurs Do (That the Faint-Hearted Wish They Could)

Entrepreneurs are secretly envied by those who prefer a cushy corporate life. Here's why.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As Elton John once sang, life is short and the world is rough, so if you want to boogie, boy, you’ve got to …

6 Ways to Quickly Drive Your Business Into the Ground

There are surefire ways to steer your business toward failure. Here are six flags to watch out for and how to avoid them altogether.<p>There are quite a few mistakes that businesses--large and small--regularly make. I'm talking about the kinds of oversights that are truly detrimental to the company's …

Employment

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

After all, your résumé is your key to new and exciting job opportunities.<p>Business Insider and Amanda Augustine — who currently works as TopResume's careers expert and previously worked in the same capacity as Ladders— put together the following résumé for all current and future job seekers.<p>While …

Employment

Six Fundamentals Every Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

As an entrepreneur who founded and runs a successful and growing business, Getaroom, I see many entrepreneurs with great ideas but no clue how the business will be profitable. For certain websites or apps, if the idea is good enough you can get lucky and sell the business after you get a spike in …

Dramatically Different: Ruzwana Bashir, Entrepreneur

<i>In 1968, when Clinique introduced Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, the product was the first of its kind to offer super-light, unscented</i> …

The Startup Money Hunt: When Entrepreneurs Bring In Investors (Infographic)

Giving away portions of the company you poured your blood, sweat and tears into may be painful. But, as an entrepreneur, selling equity in your startup for cash can be financially beneficial.<p>Many successful startup entrepreneurs follow a well-worn series of stages in their quest for funding from a …

7 Weekly Must-Do's For Entrepreneurs

Most entrepreneurs have a lot on their minds, from the daily task list, to the quarterly marketing plan, to annual financials, and everything in between. Of course, all of these items are important, but I’ve found it’s also important to take running my business one week at a time. Being mindful of …

How You Too Can Be An Unstoppable Entrepreneur

We all know at least one entrepreneur who always gets things done, and appears unstoppable in his quest. All of you probably know many others who talk incessantly about their great ideas, but never seem to even get started, or they give up at the first obstacle. What are the attributes that make an …

What Makes a Leader?

Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary—intellectual abilities and technical skills who was promoted into a …

Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture

The benefits of a strong corporate culture are both intuitive and supported by social science. According to James L. Heskett, culture “can account for 20-30% of the differential in corporate performance when compared with ‘culturally unremarkable’ competitors.” And HBR writers have offered advice …

4 Short Stories that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>“There’s always room for a story that can<br>transport people to another place.”<br>―J.K. Rowling</i><p>Let me distract you for a moment and tell you four short …

3 Ways to Harness the Power of Affirmations | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When I first started using affirmations I didn’t really know what I was doing. I figured that if I said a statement enough times, I’d start to …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing Every Day

If you get decent value from making TO-DO lists, you’ll also get significant returns – in productivity, in improved relationships, in financial …

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7 Practices of People Who Experience a Fulfilled Life

A fulfilled life has a combination of meaning, love, security, productivity and happiness; it is not only a good life but a pleasant and a meaningful one.<p>A fulfilled life has a combination of meaning, love, security, productivity and happiness; it is not only a good life but a pleasant and a …

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

How Mindfulness Can Save Your Relationship

In my recent blog, "The Many Benefits of Mindfulness," I outlined how a mindfulness practice has been scientifically proven to improve our mental and physical health. The win-win effects of incorporating mindfulness into your life just seem to keep growing and expanding, interweaving into every …

What A.G. Lafley’s Return Means for P&G

<i>With former CEO A.G. Lafley returning to the helm of Procter & Gamble, I asked Rosabeth Moss Kanter for her analysis. She holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School. She’s an expert on strategy, innovation, and leading change. She is also Chair and Director of the Harvard</i> …