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The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time | Inc.com

"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted to make; every word I wrote led me further down a rabbit hole of rambling sentences, …

Public Speaking

Elon Musk Says Time Management Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does, Big Time) | Inc.com

When the billionaire innovator is not running auto manufacturer Tesla Motors, he's leading aerospace manufacturer SpaceX. As he revolutionizes transportation on earth and in space, he talks of colonizing Mars and reducing "the risk of human extinction". Musk is an entrepreneur, engineer, investor …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Los Angeles

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever | Inc.com

It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest task, or the one you'll enjoy the most. It's not even the task that's most pressing.<p>…

Time Management

18 Free Exploratory Data Analysis Tools For People who don't code so well

Introduction<p>Some of these tools are even better than programming (R, Python, SAS) tools.<p>All of us are born with special talents. It’s just a matter …

6 Ways to Build (and Keep!) a Great Team

Building a great team is more than simply hiring the right people: you've got to make an effort to go beyond managing and motivate. Here are six ways to inspire greatness in those who work with you.<p><b>1. Get clear about your vision.</b><p>When it comes to building trust, transparency and clarity are your two …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

Helicopter Parenting Has Given Birth To A Generation of Entitled Victims

Overparenting is widely recognized as a problematic approach to raising kids. For nearly a decade, studies have shown how the rise of the "helicopter parent" has been worsening children's anxiety and school performance in the K-12 years. Now we're witnessing what happens when the overparented child …

Steve Jobs was one of the greatest procrastinators ever — here's how that helped him become so successful

With all the advice out there about how to stop procrastinating, it's fair to say most of us think of procrastination as a barrier to success.<p>But as Adam Grant, a professor of management at Wharton and author of the new book, "Originals," tells Business Insider, procrastination is actually a …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

iPad math app comes with real human tutor

The fifth-grader who just last year was at least one grade behind in math is now a year ahead and helping his classmates. Sebastian Johnson’s grasp and meteoric understanding of math did not happen because of the tutor he met with twice each week.<p>It was, his father Fred said, because of an iPad app …

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

A Gentle Guide to Machine Learning

Machine Learning is a subfield within Artificial Intelligence that builds algorithms that allow computers to learn to perform tasks from data instead …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

This Guy Ate More, Exercised Less—and Gained 20 Pounds of Raw Muscle

His methods might be the simplest, easiest to follow muscle-building plan ever<p>Matt Wilson is an original cast member in the West Coast premier of, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” That’s a great gig for any actor—the musical comedy about a fictional middle school spelling contest won …

Fitness

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

This Productivity Hack Completely Changed My Life, and It Can Improve Yours

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During your day, you have a lot going on. Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as …

Your salary shouldn’t be your only source of income

Millions of words are written everyday about personal finance. Most of these are sensible, but lack the psychological and behavioral aspects that help people break bad financial habits. In the meantime, the advertising world bombards you with great ways to separate you from your money, by blurring …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Dashlane Launches One-Tap Password Changer for iPhone and Apple Watch

Dashlane today announced an update to its existing iPhone app alongside the launch of an all-new Apple Watch experience, both of which bring the service's one-tap password changing feature from desktop to Apple's mobile and wearable devices.<p>Dashlane unveiled the Password Changer feature late last …

Dr. Dre Announces 'Compton: A Soundtrack' Exclusively for Apple Music

Dr. Dre announced over the weekend on his own Beats 1 radio show "The Pharmacy," the exclusive debut of "Compton: A Soundtrack" on Apple Music (via <i>Pitchfork</i>). The album is set to be released this Friday, August 7, and will be available exclusively to iTunes and Apple Music customers.<p>The Apple …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts

PDF Converter For Mac By Nuance | Cult of Mac Deals

An Ultimate PDF Editor For Your Mac!<p>Nuance PDF Converter for Mac features industry-standard PDF viewing, editing, and security. Additional features include scanning paper documents to PDF, drag-and-drop document assembly, conversion of static PDF forms into fillable PDF forms and opening files from …