Phillip Williams

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Tony Robbins explains what anyone can do every day, month, and year to be more successful

Performance coach Tony Robbins has seven clients he works with on an individual basis, and each pay him $1 million annually. Tickets to his intensive seminars can run for a few thousand dollars, and participants get jam-packed days of group and personal training.<p>There are some aspects of Robbins' …

10 Beautiful Books for Creative Thinkers

Whether you’ve been bursting with big ideas you don’t know what to do with or you’re feeling a creative slump, take heed. Here are ten beautifully …

7 Digital Marketing Solutions for Every Startup’s Needs

<i>Daniel Reed is the Digital Marketing Manager for Sinch. This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>It’s tough being a startup — budgets, growth, and hustling everyday to make that change that you dream about.<p>As the Digital Marketing Manager, it’s my job to get Sinch — a cloud based …

How to Make Homemade Oreos

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Pour yourself a tall glass of milk, and prepare to dunk, because Lillie Auld of Butter Me Up Brooklyn is showing you how to make chocolate</i> …

Dessert

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

Andre 3000: 'You Can Do Anything From Atlanta'

Andre 3000 — née André Benjamin, sometimes Three Stacks and always one half of the mighty OutKast — sat down with <i>Microphone Check</i> hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley before a screening of the just-released Jimi Hendrix biopic in which he stars. He spoke about his current work with the …

Fall Fragrances Get Darker

0<p>SHARES<p>The world smells different in the fall, and so should you. Switch out the sunny notes of summer for the power chords of autumn. From a spinoff …

Hyperlapse For iPhone Will Revolutionize Wildlife Films

As a biologist, my first thought after hearing about Hyperlapse – Instagram’s new app for making time-lapse movies – was this: nature videos.<p>Hyperlapse records a film and shows frames at intervals so it looks like time has elapsed quickly. The app is simple to use. Tap a button to start and stop …

Fried Plantains

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about bananas -- at least for today -- and eat their cousins for breakfast instead.</i><p>For several …

Breakfast

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches by DelightfulEMade<p>As a mom, and wife I’m pretty much ALWAYS on the hunt for …

Sweet Tea Fried Chicken

John Fleer is a thinking man's chef, a onetime doctoral candidate in religion who chucked it all for a career in the kitchen. One of the best ideas …

How To Make Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 450°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking</b> …

Dessert

How to Make Orange Soda at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Recreate the preferred beverage of your childhood -- orange soda -- in just ten minutes. Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how.</i><p>I am …

Homemade

The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

I’ll admit it—my workday lunches can get pretty boring. I always think I’m going to finally make use of all those delicious recipes I’ve been pinning …

Uncomfortable Being the Boss? 5 Tips That Will Help | Inc.com

It took me a decade to get here. I joined the board of the American Society of Journalists and Authors in 2002, and took over as president in 2012. That's unusual. Most people join the board and leave after a few years, or else they go from board member to president a little more quickly. But I …

Leadership

Could We Build a Dyson Sphere?

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Dyson Sphere (or Dyson Swarm), a way to capture all available solar energy.<p><b>Name:</b> Dyson Sphere or Dyson Swarm<p>…

You can charge a phone battery by playing music at it

There are any number of research teams trying to build alternative power sources for your cellphone. Do you want to put tiny windmills on it? What about plugging it into a solar-powered charging bench or just holding it up to the sun? Now, at the Queen Mary University of London, a group of …

Tibetans 'developed genetic mutation’ to help them survive on roof of the world

The iron-lung fitness of Tibetans living on the world’s highest plateau has baffled scientists for decades, but new study reveals how they evolved to survive<p>The extraordinary ability of Tibetans to thrive at high altitudes with low oxygen levels could be explained by a genetic mutation, according …

Quite Possibly the Best New Blazer on the Market Right Now

American style, Parisian tailoring, and Italian wool make this thing all but unbeatable.<p>We know you know Tommy Hilfiger, master of the American prep update, but there's a good chance you don't know Cerruti. We suggest you get familiar, especially since the famed Parisian fashion house lent its …

Tommy Hilfiger

Behold the Octopus-Inspired Adaptive Camouflage

An electronic camo mimics the natural abilities of cephalopods such as the squid and the octopus.<p><b>A new electronic camouflage</b> inspired by octopus and squid skin can alter its appearance to match its surroundings.<p>Octopuses, squid and cuttlefish are cephalopods—sea creatures that can quickly change …

How to Find Your Life Purpose? Escape Your Bubble

Let's say you're feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can't find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. …

Self-help

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

7 Ways to Make Your Next 'Big Meeting' a Big Success | Inc.com

I recently worked with HR leaders at a major financial institution to improve "big meetings" that these leaders run. What's a "big meeting?" A large-group planned session, usually face-to-face, held to provide information and/or gain buy-in from participants on important issues.<p>The challenge with …

UX Design

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Meditation

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …