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7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Image: iStock<p>Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading …

Self-improvement

Five ways science can improve your focus

Anyone who has tried to concentrate on a difficult or boring piece of work will know how tough it can be, but science has some counter-intuitive findings that could help.<p>The internet is bursting with advice on how to concentrate amid a sea of distractions. But many of them are either wildly …

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling to him like ivy. On an aeroplane, it usually means that while everyone else watches movies or reads a thriller, he will find …

University of California

Venture Capitalists Are Going Barking Mad for Pet Startups

When it comes to their pets, American are willing to open their wallets—the pet industry brought in $66.75 billion in the U.S. last year, up more …

Here's Every Book Bill Gates Has Ever Recommended on His Website

Bill Gates is a very busy man, but as his admirers know, he makes time to read. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist regularly reviews books …

The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

Penguin Random House

I Tried 3 Methods for Better Sleep, and Here's What Worked

Like many people, I struggle with falling asleep and getting enough rest each night. With all the background noise in modern times, it’s no surprise …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

8 Profound Lessons From the Dalai Lama That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

It’s not often that Oprah Winfrey is lost for words.<p>But when she asked The Dalai Lama “Have you ever had to forgive yourself for something?” The …

Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others?

Guests recover from a night of debauchery in the world’s first Hangover Bar in Amsterdam. The bar admits guests after a alcohol test. A host carries …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda | Inc.com

Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of those attendees was Mark Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, and two years later at a TechCrunch Disrupt conference he …

Spirituality

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

18 Spiritual Teachings that Blew my Mind Wide Open

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Michelle Margaret Fajkus <br>elephantjournal<p><b>I have been a grateful sojourner on the winding spiritual path for as long I can …

9 Things People Aging Gracefully Do Differently

There's nothing less attractive than someone desperately clinging to the last remnants of their youth. We think it's far sexier to be comfortable in your own skin.<p>Even the biggest post-50 heartthrob George Clooney has spoken about the importance of embracing each extra candle on your birthday cake. …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

7 Steps To Stock Investing Without Too Much Risk

Millennials are more likely than other generations to be risk-averse.<p>They hold 52% of their savings in cash and only 28% in stocks, according to a UBS study. For other generations, the weightings are nearly the reverse: 23% in cash and 46% in stocks.<p>A 2013 Accenture report found that 43% of …

7 Practical Life Lessons From Albert Einstein

However, the next 7 practical life lessons can reveal Einstein’s way of thinking and formulating the miracles in former times.

Albert Einstein

6 Ways to Better Manage Your Focus and Improve Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the challenges of being an entrepreneur is always having to be “switched on,” to be constantly vigilant and on the lookout for new opportunities that will build brand awareness and promote a product or service.<p>Except being “in the …

7 Habits to Start in 7 Days to Guarantee a Year of Happiness

<i>“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”<br>―Ayn Rand</i><p>In our busy daily lives it’s easy to miss the forest for the trees and …

Happiness

50 Books That Transformed My Business and My Life

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>As a teenager I had a period of many years where I stopped reading books completely. I even remember a time where I couldn’t imagine reading books at all. After I graduated and started to be interested in business and startups, I realized the immense power …

Here's why 3G Capital is the exception to Warren Buffett's harsh critique of private equity

And anyone who read Buffett's latest annual letter to investors, this news might be a bit surprising.<p>In that letter, Buffett had some harsh words for the private equity industry, notably saying that what these investors really love isn't equity, but debt.<p>But the even bigger thing that sets 3G …