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This Drone Could Predict Your Caffeine Cravings and Deliver Coffee to Your Desk

For coffee drinkers, sometimes it takes a few cups throughout the day to make it to the finish line. But, of course, when you're busy at work, …

Drones

This is how riding mountain bikes can improve your mental fitness

Mountain biking has numerous benefits for your physical fitness, but have you thought about the ones it delivers to your mental health?<p>Mental health …

Knife defenses: Death by Disarm

<b>One of our ongoing R&D initiatives is to explore the design space around aikido-based techniques and training methods to respond to a knife attack</b> …

The ultimate beginner's guide to intermittent fasting

Fasting is a practice that involves completely abstaining from eating or avoiding certain foods for a period of time. It has been practiced for …

Excellent Aikido Demonstration Mori Shihan

Demonstration

Information = Skill; Knowledge = Mastery

<b>I blame the internet</b><p>I don't remember where I stole borrowed this from on the internet, but I never seen as good an example of the difference between …

What Really Makes Aikido Stand Out From All Other Martial Arts

There are a lot of aspects to Aikido that make it distinct from all other martial arts; its moral foundation and objectives, its prioritization of …

Bruce Lee and the Art of Scientific Street Fighting

The recent uproar over an MMA fighter's beatdown of a tai chi practitioner is a virtual case study for Bruce Lee's emphasis on real world application of the fighting arts.<p>"Organized despair." That's the phrase Bruce Lee often used to characterize many of the prevailing practices within the martial …

Is Aikido passing to the West?

Williams Sensei awarded his 10th dan by Maruyama Sensei, Japan 2010<p>With this year’s Aiki Kai Kagami Biraki announcement of promotions, I noticed a …

How to Bike Your Way to Weight Loss

Do you use biking to lose weight? Bicycling is a great leisure activity, but if you are bike riding for weight loss you need to structure your …

How Atlassian Built a $10 Billion Growth Engine

<i>“We’ve had a lot of smart people who wouldn’t join the company or give us money or advise us because [our business] made no sense to them.” — Mike</i> …

Procrastination or Contemplation? Why Procrastinators Will Rule the Business World.

Would you have advised Michelangelo to move fast and break things when he was envisioning the ceiling of the Sistene Chapel?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you waited until the last second to study, write, do the dishes or email a client?<p>We’ve all …

InnovAsian® Space: The Introduction

business insights for the digital enterprise

Intel's latest effort at framing strategy has many moving parts. And therein lies a problem.<p>World-famous photographer David Katz, who revealed he was …

Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang noticed that he got more done on sabbatical than at work. His latest book is about the benefits of rest and shorter working days<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He writes about technology and its cultural …

Business Productivity Platforms : product management tool

This product management tool helps you to discover ideas, define features, plan roadmaps and manage workflows for teams. The free agility enhancer …

A Japanese Technique for Overcoming Laziness

At the heart of this method is the idea that a person should practice doing something for a single minute, every day at the same time.<p>Almost all of …

Self-improvement

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

London's best coffee shops

As a new study suggests that drinking three or four cups of coffee a day can extend your life, we combed the capital to find the finest cups of Joe …

Rethinking The 10,000-Hour Rule: There Are Shortcuts To Success

If you’ve been bombarded with experts telling you that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to achieve great success in any field, a welcome reprieve has just arrived. The Florida State psychologist who first drew attention to the value of heavy practice — K. Anders Ericsson — wants people to know …

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint at heart. Founders must forge their own path, gather resources and take on huge financial risks – all in the hopes of avoiding the fate that 80 to 90 percent of startups suffer: failure.<p>So to be successful, entrepreneurs really have beaten the odds – especially …