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Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Want to Know If Someone Is Attracted to You? Their Voice Changes in 1 Simple Way

Which is interesting in itself, but gauging changes in voice pitch might help you professionally, too.<p>Imagine you're watching a movie. Ryan Gosling is having a drink with a male friend at a bar. They're talking about, say, sports.<p>Suddenly, a beautiful woman steps up beside him to order a drink. …

Selling

Why Successful People Wear the Same Thing Every Day

Simplify your day and reduce decision fatigue: Wear the same thing, just like these successful entrepreneurs.<p>Everyone wants to be more productive -- especially entrepreneurs. One way to increase productivity? Simplify your decision-making processes by building habits.<p>In studying the effects of …

Success

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

Writing

How do I stop being lonely? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Loneliness is a stealthy bastard. It can settle in on your soul without you even noticing, until the texture of the words appear on your tongue one day: “I’m lonely.” It’s a …

Psychology

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness) | Inc.com

Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your pain, discomfort, and limitations.<p>It's a difficult truth to stomach. Because …

Self-help

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

Nutrition

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

In Only 36 Seconds, Tom Hanks Outlined the Single Greatest Thing to Do for Your Career | Inc.com

Actor Tom Hanks is arguably one of Hollywood's greatest assets--with wild successes such as <i>Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13,</i> and the <i>Toy Story</i> series, his career spans nearly four decades and is still going strong. Having "made it" the way so many of us want to, he …

Tom Hanks

Retired Navy SEAL commander explains how to wake up earlier: 'Don't think'

Your alarm goes off, but you hit snooze. After rolling out of bed, you end up sipping a cup of coffee as you slowly scroll through emails and articles and maybe come up with a to-do list for the day as the caffeine kicks in. You're definitely not, as Jocko Willink would say, "getting after …

Workouts

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently | Inc.com

Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That being said, anybody can learn how to be an effective manager if given …

Employment

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Asia Travel

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that the most powerful thing you can do when you're talking to …

Self-improvement

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression | Inc.com

I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front of people I don't know and I'm nervous, but only at first. I feel like I belong there (which, if you think about it, is a nice definition of confidence).<p>Stick me in a …

Personality

3 smart strategies geniuses like Albert Einstein and Elon Musk use to learn anything faster

In a world that includes the theory of relativity, the plays of Shakespeare, and a worldwide web of instantly connected supercomputers, it's not difficult to come up with people who might have the authority to talk about how to learn hard things quickly.<p>Thankfully, the geniuses behind just these …

Genius

Want To Learn A New Language? This Record-Breaking App Is Here To Help

Imagine if you could become fluent in any language, even think in a new language, faster than ever before?<p>Gabriel Wyner invented a whole new way of learning foreign languages. He reached fluency in French in five months. Russian took him 10 months. Today, he speaks a total of six languages …

Language Learning

How to Buy Condoms That Don't Feel Like Condoms

It's time to upgrade your rubbers.<p>At their worst, condoms don’t fit, smell weird, dehydrate both sets of genitals, cause friction, and make a once glorious boner look embarrassed, peering up at you from its latex prison. But at their best, condoms can actually make sex <i>better.</i><p>I remember with …

Condoms

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Trump Administration

20 Quotes on Coping With Change From Successful Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Change is up to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Change is a hard concept to grasp -- and can be even harder to cope with it. Whether you’re switching careers, leaving a company or ending a relationship, change comes in all sizes -- big and small. And while some …

Andy Warhol

How to know if you're sleep deprived, even if it doesn't feel like it

How to tell if you're sleep deprived, even if it doesn't feel like it. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>1. You're craving sugar and carbs</b><p>Lack of sleep produces a hormone called ghrelin. Ghrelin makes you hungry for fatty and sugary foods.<p>It's also harder to stop eating. Leptin, the chemical …

Sleep

How to Grow a Beard Fast

Go from barefaced to lumberjack status before it's already warm again.<p>Whether you’re anxious to fill in a patchy beard, are growing a beard for the first time, or you're wondering how to grow a beard fast—i.e. barefaced to lumberjack at record speeds—you need to know one thing: There’s no miracle …

Wellness

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?”<p>Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published <i>Passion & Purpose</i> six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or …

Nobel Prize

I woke up an hour earlier for a year and I'm convinced it ruined my productivity — and my health

But don't be so quick to judge. Listen to my story first.<p>I'm a meticulous sleep planner. In the evening I calculate when I have to go to bed, so that I can get at least eight hours of sleep - nine is even better.<p>I hardly nap in the afternoon and I rarely sleep in on weekends, even if I did …

Jet Lag

After Nearly 100,000 Interviews, A Johnson and Johnson Exec Said These Were The 7 Best Candidate Questions | Inc.com

There comes a point in every interview when hiring managers ask applicants the exact same thing, "Do you have any questions for me?" Although this off-script moment feels like a formality, the applicant's questions could provide just as much insight as you make your final evaluations.<p>Global Vice …

Employment

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

21 Things Bosses Say That Are Total BS | Inc.com

It's one thing if your boss uses certain words incorrectly, and looks kinda dumb. It's one thing if your boss describes himself (because it's always guys who do this) in a certain way, and looks kinda pretentious.<p>When that happens, you may roll your eyes. But what about when your boss says things …

Salaries & Wages

This former surgeon general says there’s a ‘loneliness epidemic’ and work is partly to blame

When people think of the public health issues that have been pet priorities for surgeon generals, physical health concerns usually come to mind. Smoking. Immunizations. Obesity. Preventing the spread of the AIDS virus. But Vivek H. Murthy, who became the U.S. surgeon general in late 2014 after a …

Mental Health

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help