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Can Excessive Ambition Actually Ruin Your Chances of Success?

One study found that overly ambitious people surveyed were, no surprise, more materialistically successful -- but, gulp, also lived shorter lives.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us in the entrepreneurial community are blessed -- or cursed -- with …

A Marine veteran says a morning ritual he picked up in boot camp primes him for success every day

After graduating high school, Andrew Wittman was supposed follow to his parents into missionary work.<p>But he realized he wanted something completely different.<p>"I was the fat kid in high school that always got bullied, but I was never allowed to fight back," Wittman tells Business Insider. "I didn't …

Eating These Foods Can Boost Your Brainpower As You Age

They may protect you from the memory declines and brain blips​<p>The foods you eat to keep your body healthy might also help your brain: The same foods you eat to protect your heart might help you avoid age-related cognitive decline, new research presented at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association …

Nutrition

Waking Up at 5 A.M. Doesn't Make Your Morning Routine Great. But These 5 Things Do | Inc.com

3:45 a.m.<p>That's when the alarm sounds for Apple CEO Tim Cook. And Cook isn't alone either, many other successful CEOs have boasted similar stories of waking up early. The old adage the early bird gets the worm isn't a cliché, it's a truism.<p>There is a popular narrative within the business community …

Time Management

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7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not | Inc.com

What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, there might be once-a-year …

Success

All the Gear You Need to Step Up Your Smartphone Photography

Your phone camera is good, but it could be better.<p>If your smartphone isn't your only camera these days, it's likely your primary one. While a good smartphone can give you some great photos on its own, there's more options available than you might think for those looking to get even more out of …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

6 Ways Your Brain Benefits When Your Body’s In Great Shape

​You’re bulking up more than your biceps<p>Be honest: Chances are, one of the driving factors behind your gym routine is the cut dude staring back at you from the mirror.<p>But your gym gains go way more than skin deep. Getting fit can deliver a lean physique—and with that brawn can come better …

Exercise

Where does the smart home fit into Apple's HomePod?

It's impossible to miss one of Apple's biggest ambitions for the HomePod: control over your home, and a central placement within it.<p>It's right there in the name. And yet, the way Apple is trying to set the HomePod apart from direct competitors like Google's Home and Amazon's Echo, the HomePod ends …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

This Trick to Cook Rice Slashes Calories in Half

Cutting calories, like taking the stairs and getting enough sleep, is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. But there’s no denying that …

Nutrition

5 things to consider before buying your next pair of wireless headphones

Credit: Mixcder<p>For most people, wired headphones are simply too inconvenient to use on a daily basis. The only reason why many people still used wired earphones is that they are incredibly cheap.<p>However, wireless headphones offer an entirely different experience that should not be missed.<p>Here are …

Audiophile

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Osama Bin Laden

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

Time Management

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Publicis Groupe has named its next CEO to succeed Maurice Levy.</b> Arthur Sadoun, who currently leads Publicis' creative agencies, will take over as CEO of the group June 1.<p><b>2. Verizon is exploring a merger with Charter.</b> The move would put the telecoms company in direct competition with AT&T to …

Ford’s new SmartLink OBD accessory adds connected features to older cars

Connectivity features are increasingly included as standard on new vehicles, with cellular modems in particular becoming a popular feature included even in base level trim. Now, connectivity is so important to Ford, that the automaker is actually offering an easy retrofit option to add connected …

Zus Smart Car Charger & Locator | Cult of Mac Deals

This little gadget truly works double duty. It charges any device on-the-go using an ultra-fast USB that juices batteries at two-times normal speed. Then, using its smartphone app, Zus acts as a homing device for finding your car where you last left it. No more searching parking lots for hours, and …

53% of millennial fathers seek a less stressful job and 48% would take a pay cut in order to get a better work-life balance<p>More than half of millennial fathers want to be demoted into a less stressful job in order to be better fathers, according to a report released on Monday.<p>As experts warn of a …

Work-life Balance

5 Ways Highly Productive People Use Their Smartphones

At the expense of our sleep schedules, vision, and attention spans, smartphones have all but repurposed themselves as a detachable bodily appendage. …

Social Media

The Benefits of Lifting Weights for Women

Increasing and maintaining adequate muscle mass is one of the best ways to keep body fat at bay and to improve overall fitness, particularly as you …

9 Things You Should Know About Weight-Loss Workouts

Everyone has different reasons for working out, and all are equally valid. If your goal happens to be losing weight, you know that it requires a combo of eating a healthy diet, consuming the right number of calories for you, and staying active in order to see results. When it comes to your efforts …

Exercise

How I Decreased My Weekly Office Hours From 40-plus to Less Than 8

Can a CEO work eight hours a week? Yes, and here's one who did it.<p>Certified Financial Planner, Author and Blogger<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You sit down at your desk ready to destroy your workday. You brew a pot of coffee, break out your calendar and dive into your …

This Type of Exercise Can Help Ward Off Alzheimer's

You probably know that exercise is a great way to keep your brain healthy as you age. But now a new study sheds some light on which <i>type</i> of exercise …

20 Makeup Gadgets That Will Actually Make Your Life Easier

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Sony goes totally old school for its latest PS4 Pro ad

The PS4 Pro launches on November 10th for $399, and to get people excited for the souped-up console Sony is going old school. Very old school. The PlayStation UK Twitter account tweeted this '80s-style ad for the Pro, highlighting its many technical features, including "super fresh graphics" and …

Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.<p>A man explores social media on a computer at an …

Evens 'EarPrint' H1 headphones make you realize how bad your hearing is

Get ready for the next audio trend: ‘EarPrint’ headphones that essentially work as glasses for your ears.<p>Even, a newish company that recently made waves with its original set of $99 in-ear monitors, is today introducing its second product, the full-size $179 H1. I’ve had the chance to try them out …