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30 business books every professional should read before turning 30

There’s always a significant adjustment to make when transitioning from school to the workforce, with the sudden realization that no matter how smart …

7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

I got a chance to interview Udemy.com Instructor and Lead Human Behavioral Investigator Vanessa Van Edwards. Her mission in life is to help you become the most memorable person in the room. She refers to herself as a recovering boring person who was uninterestingly bland. So she turned to science …

Ready to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life? Let's Do It Together.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like me, you may have overindulged during the holiday break -- I’ve never met a Thanksgiving dinner I could resist. Back in July I wrote about how business goals mirror fitness goals. In that column, I wrote, “I’m guilty of this …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

How much sex will make me happy?

If you are in a couple, it will make you happiest if you have it once a week. But having it more often won’t increase your happiness<p>You can’t have too much of a good thing, can you? And sex is definitely a good thing. Several studies show that couples are likely to be satisfied with their …

Happiness

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

London School of Economics

The deadly war on women that Israel refuses to talk about

Twenty-two-year-old Beersheba resident Bahia Mana’a was in a car with her boyfriend and at least one other man when something went terribly wrong. …

23 Of The Most Beautiful Lines From Literature

<i>I asked friends and people across the internet what they thought the most beautiful lines in literature were. Some chose lines from classic books</i> …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Time Management

How to Make Weed 'Dabs' at Home With a Hair Straightener

I tried my hand at Rosin Tech, a technique for making highly concentrated marijuana extracts with no nasty chemicals—or explosions.<p>The latest cannabis craze is a technique for making highly concentrated marijuana extracts, also known as "dabs," by simply applying measured heat and pressure to a …

Cannabis

Dr. Dre's 'Detox': A Timeline of Hip-Hop's Great Unfinished Album

It was 2002, and Dr. Dre had just conquered the world. What to do for an encore?<p>The previous two and a half years were the most successful of Dre's …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Ridiculous Beliefs That Are Killing Your Success

<b>You have big dreams!</b><p>But there are too many obstacles in your path, aren’t there?<p>You aren’t as ‘<i>lucky</i>‘ as those who have made it big.<p><i>Do you really</i> …

5 Simple Ways To Make Creative Thinking A Daily Habit

Let your innovative ideas simmer and percolate with these five daily rituals.<p>Where or when do you get your best ideas?<p>I ask that question to a lot of clients and executives attending my presentations and seminars. The answers I often hear are things like “In the shower,” “Walking the dog,” “Working …

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness!<p>For the last two years, the United Nations has set aside March 20 as a time to recognize “the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings.”<p>Celebrating yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

11 Thought-Provoking Quotes from Spiritual Teachers | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you perceiving reality as it is or as you think it is?<p>I would like to share with you the following quotes from some of the best spiritual …

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: 12 Ways Men Show Their Love

In some conversations that I have with women regarding a man they are just starting to date, or even one they have been with for awhile, I often hear how he is not as verbal as they would like when it comes to showing their affection. Many things I suggest in my article suggest open and free …

Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate

An intoxicating homage to the ancient practice that milks the brain’s “good glad fluid.”<p>Centuries after Montaigne contemplated the double meaning of meditation and decades before Western science confirmed what Eastern philosophy has known for millennia — that meditation is our greatest gateway to …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

What a Huge Difference Those Little Actions Make

It’s been a little over 20 years since I joined my college’s computer club. I didn’t grow up with computers, so I was 5–10 years behind everyone …

Your 5 Procrastination Excuses, Debunked

Just because you’re a chronic procrastinator doesn’t mean your reasons aren’t valid–or that they’re impossible to overcome.<p>People have been struggling with procrastination long before the Internet tempted us away from work with YouTube videos.<p>Thomas Jefferson didn’t take a break from writing the …

6 Ways to Sell Yourself, Without Selling Out | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs, including some of the most determined and successful, are under the impression that they either don't have to bother with selling themselves, or that selling themselves is wrong.<p>There is a huge difference between "selling yourself" and "selling out." Selling yourself is simply …

Selling

German Volume Training: Build More Size in 6 Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you’re searching for the ultimate workout program to achieve massive muscular growth, look no …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Adapt

General Stanley McChrystal talks about what has happened to American leadership in recent years.

United States