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The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every day, I don't know exactly what my team is going to do. I don't know what my clients are …

Neuroscience

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One awesome …

The Two Biggest Communication Blunders During a Reorg

Leaders of reorgs typically fall into one of two traps when communicating with their employees. We’ll call the first one <i>wait and see</i> and the second <i>ivory-tower idealism</i>. Perhaps you have seen one, or both, in your own reorgs.<p>In the first trap, <i>wait and see</i>, the leader of the reorg thinks everything …

Leadership

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7 Ways to Get Things Done When You “Don’t Feel Like It”

You're reading 7 Ways to Get Things Done When You “Don’t Feel Like It”, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Will Power

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

Self-improvement

5 Ways Incredibly Productive People Master Their Time

Napoleon Bonaparte said, "Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in."<p>This is a great lesson to remember when we're at war with ourselves; when we know what we should be doing but can't seem to help putting it off.<p>Maybe we put if off for an hour. Maybe …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

5 Ways to Improve Organizational Learning with Big Data Analytics

Some things can never change when the concept of internet boom is taken into account. Since the dawn of human civilization, data has been at the …

Big Data

A psychologist looked at over 50 years of research on creativity — here’s what he found

Indeed, deliberate practice can help you master new skills.<p>Deliberate practice involves a series of techniques designed to learn efficiently and purposefully.<p>This involves goal setting, breaking down complex tasks into chunks, developing highly complex and sophisticated representations of possible …

Creativity

How to Avoid the Trap of Self-Improvement

In the healing work of self-compassion, it’s important to avoid the trap of getting caught up in self-improvement. When you have a pervasive sense of …

Mindfulness

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Time Management

Scientists discover neural mechanisms that indicate that we actively forget as we learn

They say that once you’ve learned to ride a bicycle, you never forget how to do it. But new research suggests that while learning, the brain is …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

15 Websites To Learn A Skill On Your Own Time

Are you too busy to learn something new?<p>We get it. While new technology and communication tools have made it easier for us to become more productive, …

12 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

Happy Friday, everyone! What better way to enjoy the start of your weekend than by getting a bunch of paid iPhone apps that are on sale for free …

Apps

Five Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting A Management Position

A more prestigious position won’t necessarily make you happier, so ask these questions to figure out if a step up is a step forward.<p>The fatter paycheck. The bigger office. The increased authority to make decisions . . .<p>To most people, moving into a management role seems like a natural rite of …

Project Management

Want to Code? A University Degree Might be a Huge Waste of Time

A lot of people think they need a university degree to get a job as a software engineer.<p>A few days ago, I published a post called “Learn to Code: 13 …

Why You Only Need to Test with 5 Users

<b>Summary:</b> Elaborate usability tests are a waste of resources. The best results come from testing no more than 5 users and running as many small tests …

A former McKinsey partner says a 2-minute exercise can get you back to productivity when you've hit a wall at work

Whether it's the end of the day and you're struggling with decision fatigue or fear of failure has your heart racing, there's a quick way to collect yourself so that you can resume being productive, says Caroline Webb, Sevenshift's CEO, a McKinsey senior adviser, and a former McKinsey partner.<p>Her …

Mindfulness

College is Good for Getting a Job but Not Necessarily for Getting Rich

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I went to McNeese State University. I promise you I’m not where I am today financially because of the formal education I received. Going to college is a path to the middle class -- not to becoming a millionaire or even a</b> …

College & University

Why Don't We Ride Zebras Like Horses?

Here's a puzzler: How come humans didn't tame zebras and ride them across the savanna? Horses and zebras look like basically the same animal, …

5 Powerful Steps To Learn Anything Faster

Put an average Joe next to someone of success and you’ll find that the latter had more knowledge to get to where they are today.<p>While there’s only so …

Thirteen Companies That Use Deep Learning To Produce Actionable Results

Our means for gathering data have largely outstripped our tools for analyzing that data. The result is a mountain of unstructured and largely inaccessible information gathered from social media, app permissions, website cookies and hardware and software service agreements. There’s gold in that …

Machine Learning

Palaround lets anyone build their own Tinder-like app

Palaround began its life as one of what’s now many companies attempting to be the “Tinder for finding friends” — a list that now includes Tinder’s dating app rival, Bumble, in fact. But recently, the startup began rolling out a new product focused instead on bringing the Tinder swipe model to …

Apps

Complete Guide: How To Relieve Stress Naturally And Fast

Suffering from stress can be an almighty strain on ourselves both mentally and physically. It depletes a person’s quality of life and affects those …

Wellness

3 Things the Best Leaders Always Do When They Speak in Public

Great leaders, more often than not, are also great public speakers.<p><i>How does experience in public speaking make one a stronger leader overall? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Aaron Webber,</b> …

Public Speaking