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This Is the Easiest Way to Diffuse an Argument, According to Psychologists

It's when we're in the middle of an argument that we're least likely to turn to problem-solving strategies—seeking compromise, taking the other …

People With These 3 Traits Are Universally Attractive, Says Science

The art of attraction spans far more than the romantic, sexual, or physical. Your charm, personality, and attitude can win people over in business, …

This Founder Uses Uber As a Productivity Tool

Boxed CEO Chieh Huang says that there is no business that doesn't have it's own challenges and weaknesses to overcome.<p>9 min read<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Common Sense Is Key If You Want to Be a Business Innovator

Learning to be a business innovator isn't hard – if you keep a few simple rules in mind.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Glenn Llopis’s book</i> The Innovation Mentality<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>The six …

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18 Things to Know Before You Date an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs never get tired talking about the empires they are building and seek someone who never gets bored listening.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you want to date an entrepreneur. (This could be the name of the next big game show.) It’s a wild …

Entrepreneurship

The CEO of a $3.9 trillion fund giant has a message for money managers everywhere

Money has been pouring out of active management and into index funds.<p>More than $1 trillion dollars has flowed into index funds over the past three years, according to the Investment Company Institute.<p>That spells trouble for active managers, which make a living trying to beat the index.<p>Some are …

Here's Why 2017 Could Be The Best Year In Wall Street History

Bank stocks have surged nearly 30% since Election Day as investors position for a mix of higher interest rates, stronger growth, and a rollback of some crisis-era regulations under President-elect Donald Trump. These expectations are now being priced into the shares of Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, …

Markets

Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana

Hi is a cannabis brand. Its logo — "hi" in white letters inside an orange circle — can be found above the front door of a Portland, Ore., marijuana shop and on a handful of cannabis products, including massage oil and Hi Releaf pain-relief balm.<p>But you wouldn't guess any of that from Hi's trademark …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an …

Self-improvement

Here's What Magic Mushrooms Do to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind. Several studies, including two …

4K drone footage of Tesla’s Gigafactory reveals that construction is really coming along

It’s no secret that the linchpin in Tesla’s ambitious plan to manufacture more than 500,000 cars per year by 2018 is the company’s Gigafactory, an …

10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

2016 VC Half-Thoughts: The Industry Has Shifted Back to Investing in Technology, Not Business Models

In the spirit of clearing out some half-formed thoughts, one takeaway is that we’re again in a period where the most exciting investment …

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The Dark Side of New Age Spirituality.

My family has always been spiritual.<p>As a young child, I attended meditation camps, studied eastern philosophy, worked on self-improvement and read …

Mood Disorders Are Linked To Higher Intelligence, Science Says

No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.”- Aristotle<p>Nowadays, doctors tend to give medicaments at the first symptoms of a mood …

10 Success lessons from Carlos Slim Helu – “Wealthiest Man in Mexico” for entrepreneurs

Share42<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+18<p>Shares 146<p>“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.” Mexico’s richest man …

Want to be successful? It’s about more than IQ

We’ve been led to believe that high intellect and hard work are the keys to success. But where does that leave those who weren’t blessed with a high …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

Physics

Sudo lets you change your online identities as easily as flipping a switch

If you’re like me your inbox is a mess of hundreds of promotional emails from different sites across the web – many of which I’ve only actually shopped at once or twice. But once they have your email address it’s over – you can expect to receive a weekly (or daily!) email ad infinitum.<p>Companies …

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