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RANKED: The 11 best movies of 2017

From the iconic Wonder Woman finally getting on the big screen to the movie that will mark the supposed final performance of one of our greatest living actors Daniel Day-Lewis, movies on both the studio and independent side found ways to make us forget our daily troubles and escape into stories …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of …

Productivity

The Career-Advancing Secrets Of 3 People With Awesome Careers

Reid Hoffman, Sheryl Sandberg, and Molly Crabapple know from hustling for success. Let’s all learn from them, shall we?<p>To paraphrase LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, launching a career is a little bit like leaping off a cliff, building an airplane on the way down, and taking flight before you reach …

Put Down The Business Books: The Classic Mold Of Leadership Has Changed

<i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2013. For the full list, click here.</i><p>Jess Lee, Cofounder and CEO Polyvore, the popular fashion website named one of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Most Innovative Companies in 2012, doesn’t fit the mold of business leaders born from business …

Leadership

TeamLab, A Canvas-Based Document Editor, Wants To Send Microsoft Office 365 Back To The Drawing Board

Online document editors such as Google Docs, and Zoho Docs, have long-promised a browser-based alternative that will finally let you eradicate Microsoft Office from your desktop. But for more complex document editing and complete compatibility with Microsoft’s incumbent file formats, it’s fair to …

Sunrise's beautiful calendar goes big on iPad, adds background updates

Popular social calendar app Sunrise is now available for iPads as part of a free update that went out today. Now a universal app, Sunrise has a new week view, along with background updates to keep whatever's on your schedule up to date. The new week view is actually just three days on the similarly …

Hong Kong Billionaire Wong Man Li Shakes Up U.S. Furniture Market, Widens Aim At China's

Wong Man Li arrived in Hong Kong from Fujian Province in 1980 at age 15 and took a job for less than $4 a day as a factory worker. In the next dozen years he rose to manager in electronics and textile plants, a decent station for such a young man, allowing him even to buy a spare flat in one of the …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Why Taking Time Off Is Good for Your Brain

Research shows you'll do better work if you take more downtime. Keep that in mind this Thanksgiving.<p>It's Sunday evening but instead of relaxing with your family, you're sitting in front of your home computer. There are just a few emails you have to send out before the week starts, a couple of …

Productivity

There Is No Left Brain/Right Brain Divide

You are hardly alone if you believe that humanity is divided into two great camps: the left-brain and the right-brain thinkers — those who are …

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

What Criticism Does To Your Employees' Brains

Research shows that positive questions about employees' goals help to release dopamine, while continually pointing out what people are doing wrong makes them lose focus and shut down.<p>As the end of 2013 approaches, performance reviews are on the agenda at many companies. Before you start conducting …

Employment

The Foundations of Vipassana Meditation

Peter O’Donoghue, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I spent 6 consecutive weeks sitting and serving on courses at Dharma Sikhara, a Vipassana centre, in …

14 things successful people do on weekends: http://onforb.es/1gArmXC #forbesgreatesthits 2. Exercise. It's the perfect opportunity to clear you mind and create fresh ideas.

10 Houses Made from Repurposed Shipping Containers

We like the idea of a shipping container as vacation getaway—it’s mobile, inexpensive, and an example of creative reuse at its best. Here, we’ve …