Chad Baker

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This Digital Surf Workshop Is Designed To Advance Beginners To Intermediate Surfers As Quickly As Possible

<b>What if there was a way to fast track your progress from a complete beginner to an intermediate surfer?</b><p>It’s actually an opportunity that’s available …

Extreme Sports

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

Brand Trailblazing: 5 Steps to an Authentic, Stand-out Brand

Can a brand be cool and current but also classic and enduring?<p><i>Kelly Gibbons, an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member in Colorado,</i> <i>is</i> <i>founder and managing partner of</i> <i>Main & Rose</i><i>, a personal branding firm for top CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors and celebrities that helps clients tell their story with</i> …

Marketing

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Elon Musk

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

The World’s Most Masculine Men on Raising Better Boys

How race car drivers, hunters, Arctic explorers, and bull riders model masculinity for their children.<p>By<p>Mar 20 2018, 2:17 PM<p>Even as the cultural …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

This Grocery Chain Has a Better Brand Reputation Than Apple, Disney and Google (and Almost Everyone Else, In Fact)

Now that's an elevated love.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When it comes to humans loving brands, you might think they commit themselves most to the shiny, the sexy and the beautiful.<p>Surely you've seen eyes glaze over and tears …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Marketing

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

These Are The Articles Arianna Huffington Is Reading This Week

I love to ask people what they’re reading, and I love being asked what I’m reading. Like everybody else in the digital age of sharing, I come across …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Self-improvement

Cyclades Islands Map and Travel Guide

The Cyclades are the most famous island group; the islands everyone means when they talk of Greek island hopping. The island group lies just to the …

European Travel

10 food festivals around the world that are worth traveling for

Traveling foodies know that one of the major highlights of visiting a new place is sampling the regional grub.<p>You can learn a lot from eating like a local, and partaking in a famous food fest is the ideal way to do it.<p>These 10 food festivals around the world are worth the plane ticket alone.

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

The One Question We Should All Ask Ourselves at the End of the Day | Heleo

“We are not at our best all the time. That’s actually something useful that you can take advantage of. Because we’re not at our best at all times, we …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

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