Brandon Arenibar

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The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. As we go about our daily lives, we …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Self-improvement

10 Fundamental Truths We Forget Too Easily

It's surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and weekly routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>Some of life's essential truths need repeating. Keep this list handy and give it a read any time you need a boost.<p><b>1. Being busy does not</b> …

10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Philosophy of Learning

“Learning is discovering, uncovering what is there in us.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> Nietzsche wrote in his timeless treatise on education and the journey of becoming who you are. Albert Einstein, in a letter of advice to his young …

What Bodybuilders Can Teach Triathletes About Training And Diet

<i>Practical advice from the strange world of bulging muscles</i>The next time you’re at a newsstand, pick up a bodybuilding magazine and skim through it. …

10 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Know and Live By

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do entrepreneurs need more than anything else? Brain fuel. The creative brain is one that is constantly fed.<p>So why not learn from giants of entrepreneurial thinking. Consider re-writing one of these 10 powerful quotes and …

Motivation

20 Stunning iPhone Features That Apple Doesn’t Talk About

The smartphones designed by Apple have long occupied a strong position in the mobile market. They have become so popular that every other person in …

I Finally Understand Why Most Small Businesses Don't Succeed

It finally occurred to me the other day why many small businesses don't succeed. It is so obvious, I have no idea why it took me so long to draw this conclusion.<p><b>The reason that small businesses fail is because running a successful business has nothing to do with what your business actually provides</b> …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Seven clever hacks that will make your iPhone or iPad better

But many don’t know the simple way to snap a photo: From the lock screen, swipe up on the camera icon in the lower right-hand corner, and the camera …

10 Lessons To New Graduates From 10 Successful Entrepreneurs

Learn these crucial lessons from the ones that came before you.<p>As the adage goes, 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago, calling yourself an "entrepreneur" was like wearing a neon sign that said, "I don't know what I'm going to do with my life."<p>Today, "entrepreneur" seems to be the job title every …

Entrepreneurship

12 low-cost business ideas for people who like to keep to themselves

Introverts are powerful in their own right.<p>They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths.<p>Despite what the media says — often stereotyping them as "shy" or "socially awkward" — introverts can make great business leaders and entrepreneurs.<p>In fact, many successful …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

6 Apps That Will Turn You Into an Expert Public Speaker

The cure for all your presentation woes may lie in your mobile device.<p>It takes only a few public speaking mistakes to lose an audience. Luckily, you can now solve many of the most common problems--from anxiety in front of a crowd to talking uber-fast--with your smartphone. As Kit Eaton of <i>The New</i> …

Apps

6 tricks to make sure people will read your emails

But unless you've been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge role in your work and personal communication. In fact, we're willing to bet you have yours open in another tab <i>right now</i>.<p>Email is so prevalent that last year, workers worldwide collectively sent and received about …

I grew my business from my basement to the NASDAQ index — here's the best advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs

Mario Tama/Getty Images<p>So, you think you want to start your own business? Good for you! People will tell you that 90% of all startups fail. That doesn’t mean yours will.<p>Starting a business can be one of the best decisions you will ever make. And I’ve found there are a few actions you can take that …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Entrepreneurship

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

12 Mind Tricks That Make You Likable and Help You Get Ahead

Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to use the brain's natural quirks to your advantage.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the …

Self-help

8 Mind Hacks That Give You Instant Results

Learning never exhausts the mind – <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b><p>I have many weaknesses. I struggle to engage in conversation. Having to call up someone triggers a …

Google's genius futurist takes 100 pills a day to help him live forever — here's what some of them do

Google's resident futurist and famed inventor Ray Kurzweil takes 100 pills a day to help him reach "singularity," the point at which he believes exponential developments in technology will allow him to live forever. He stopped by our office and talked to us about food science and supplemental …

Kung Fu Fighting! 30 Motivational Quotes from Bruce Lee

1. As you think, so shall you become.<p>2. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.<p>3. A wise man can learn more from a …

How to Make a Jeopardy Game on PowerPoint

Community Tested<p>This wikiHow teaches you how to create a working Jeopardy-style game using Microsoft PowerPoint. You can do this on both Windows and …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …