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4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Four common traits of 29 new CEOs at the largest US companies

Twenty-nine new CEOs were appointed to run companies at the 250 biggest US companies by revenue last year, taking the helm of giants like Boeing, Proctor & Gamble, McDonald’s and DuPont.<p>Feigen Advisors, a New York consulting firm run by Marc Feigen, broke down their backgrounds. On average, these …

CEOs

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Body Language

The Best Cities for Expats

Maybe it's time for a relocation.<p>As an expat, it can be difficult to adjust to a new city and make an unfamiliar place feel like home. Some cities are easier than others, though, and thankfully, some people have crunched the numbers to tell us where exactly they are: Mercer, a global consulting …

European Travel

The Most Important Billion-Dollar Company You've Never Heard Of

Meet Jasper, Jahangir Mohammed's fast-growing yet near-invisible company helping to power the internet of things.<p><b>My shipmate is not happy.</b> It isn't the 100-degree heat, although his stubbled brown skull is visibly sweating. And it's not the fact that we have caught exactly one tiny fish this August …

17 things you should definitely ask for the next time you check in to a hotel

Hotels have a ton of free amenities just waiting for the travelers savvy enough to ask for them.<p>Since many of these items aren't found in the rooms themselves, guests often don't even realize they're available.<p>We spoke to representatives from Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, who …

How To Avoid The Worst Seat On The Plane

Everyone agrees that legroom is a huge deal. But it's not the only way that airplane seats come up short. Some won't recline. Others are constantly bombarded with the scent of the airplane lavatory. Point is, there are <i>many</i> ways your seat can disappoint.<p>Fortunately, you can avoid most of these seats …

Aviation

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016

From Mark Cuban to Russell Simmons, Inc.'s most popular videos of 2015 will give you the tips and inspiration you need right now.<p>As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've …

The Truth About Work-Life Balance

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Over the years, I’ve asked everyone from solo freelancers to big-time CEOs how they balance work and the rest of their lives. The conclusion I’ve drawn from the collective answers is this: The very concept of work-life …

Work-life Balance

10 Healthy Foods That May Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)

Looking to sleep better longer? Desperate for a cure for insomnia? Avoid caffeine six hours before your bedtime. Do your body good and sip a warm cup of milk instead, like the old wive’s tale suggests.<p>Actually, almost any dairy food will generally entice Mr. Sandman to gently nudge your sleepy …

Sleep

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

Entrepreneurship

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Learn how to climb the ladder of success by working smart and strategically using these 14 skills of people who advance rapidly in their careers.

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

<b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy -- for your own wellbeing and fulfillment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire …

Happiness

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

Djordje Todorovic<p>Blogger, Gamer Extraordinaire Read full profile<p>The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a …

10 Reasons Why People Who Like Sleeping Naked Are Healthier People

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

How to Have Your Longest Orgasm Ever

OOOOOooooooooooOOOOOOoooooooooo<p>You’ve heard about mindful eating, but what about mindful sex? That’s the idea behind Tantric sex, and even Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle publication <i>Goop</i> is talking about it these days. Tantra, which means "to weave energy" between two lovers in Sanskrit, is meant to …

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Open-Mindedness

Exclusive: Struggling in India, Toyota asks Daihatsu minicar unit to help - sources | Reuters

OSAKA Japan/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is struggling to crack the affordable end of India’s car market and has called on mini-car affiliate Daihatsu for help - a tacit admission that the Japanese autos giant doesn’t always get it right in emerging markets.<p>Daihatsu Motor Co. President …

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Android Phones

Feeling bummed? How disappointment works in the brain

That feeling of "oh, bummer," is linked with a rather uncommon type of brain signaling, new research shows. The finding could lead to a new class of drugs to treat depression, researchers say.<p>That downer feeling involves the finely tuned, simultaneous firing of two different neurotransmitters in …

This Is The Man Making Bill Gates So Rich

His secret weapon is a man you have probably never heard of: Michael Larson.<p>Gates hired Larson 20 years ago, when his net worth was a relatively paltry $5 billion, report Anupreeta Das and Craig Karmin at the Wall Street Journal, who just wrote a profile on the notoriously secretive Larson.<p>Larson …

Bill Gates

5 Productivity Tricks From the Pros

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever feel like there’s never enough time in the day to get the important things done? Well, you’re not alone. Studies show that we are working harder, sleeping less and have more stress in our lives than ever before. And since many of us …

Productivity

Write "Morning Pages" by Hand Every Day to Boost Productivity

Author and journalist Julia Cameron claims the secret to a productive day is actually a simple practice. Every morning, take a pen and three blank …

Carrier clues us in to metal-strapped Moto 360 release date

Last week, Motorola finally opened the Moto 360 floodgates, bringing us the start of sales nearly half a year after the smartwatch was first …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Welcome To Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying

In a fun competition to design a 3-D-printed Martian habitat, three designs are finalists.<p>NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet. But a couple of crucial questions …

ATVs

How A Regular Employee Helped Put Amazon On The Path To Billions Of Dollars

As LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman, along with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, illustrate in their new book "The Alliance," this multibillion-dollar business wasn't the brainchild of CEO Jeff Bezos or even an executive. It came from Benjamin Black, an employee who had been with the company a …

Entrepreneurship