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Why It's So Hard To Change The Self-Limiting Beliefs You Learned During Childhood

“Bill” came into my therapy office saying, “I’m not meant to be a leader.” He’d been offered a promotion but was planning to decline the invitation. He felt certain his supervisor’s confidence in him was misguided.<p>But there was a bundle of evidence that proved Bill could be a great leader; people …

Psychology

Are Space, Time, And Gravity All Just Illusions?

The Universe, as we know it, has a fundamental flaw staring us right in our faces, letting us know that our knowledge is incomplete. The four fundamental forces are described by two different and mutually incompatible frameworks: General Relativity for gravitation, and Quantum Field Theory for the …

Quantum Mechanics

These award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

To honor the beauty and scientific importance of microscopic photographs— also called micrographs — the Nikon Small World image contest hands out awards and prizes to researchers and hobbyists who capture the most impressive images.<p>A handful of independent judges picks the contest's 20 best …

Nikon

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here's why

We've all been there — you start dating someone and they act a bit too keen. They're messaging you at all hours, and cannot wait to meet up again.<p>It can be a bit off-putting if someone is clearly over-stepping your boundaries, so it's understandable if you want to cut things off with them. After …

Self-help

Naked Mona Lisa By Da Vinci, Discovered In France, Is Rocking The Art World

It’s entitled ‘Joconde Nue’ and ’Monna Vanna,’ and French scientists studying the charcoal drawing of a topless woman with a face similar to that of the Mona Lisa, the best known portrait in the world exposed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, believe it was at least partially painted by Leonardo Da …

Art

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explains the 'not universally loved' changes he made to a luxury executive retreat

In his new book "Hit Refresh," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella invokes this famous cartoon as a reasonable representation of the situation he inherited when he took the job in January 2014:<p>"Sure, I had experienced some of that disharmony in my various roles," writes Nadella. "But I never saw it as …

Satya Nadella

Custom Chatbot Development Tutorial To Start Your Own Bot Agency

You can now create bots for free in a matter of minutes without any prior coding knowledge.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Outstanding entrepreneurs are always on top of the newest trends that offer business opportunities in the form of innovative solutions. You're …

Artificial Intelligence

The science of why you should add water to your whiskey

The secret to enjoying a good whiskey? A dash of water.<p>Whiskey drinkers have been doing this for centuries to heighten certain flavors and reduce burn.<p>Science has two competing theories for why this works. One explanation suggests water traps bad flavors. Whiskey contains a compound called "fatty …

Flavors

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

Books

Kraft Heinz's New CFO Is Just 29

Earlier this month, a 29-year-old took control over the finances of a company worth nearly $100 billion.<p>David Knopf, a partner at private equity firm …

The 6 best business books of 2017, according to economists, editors, and professors

Some of the biggest ongoing business stories of our time, from the personal and political effects of increased globalization to the confrontation of ingrained sexism in Silicon Valley, are reflected in this year's list of best business books from McKinsey and the Financial Times.<p>Since 2005, …

Princeton University

Wall Street’s Best-Kept Secret Is a 72-Year-Old Russian Chess Expert

On East 83rd Street there’s a squat brick walk-up that’s a viable contender for the least fancy apartment building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. …

Wall Street

I asked a series of execs about their bedtime routines — and kept hearing about the same ritual

I recently asked a series of New York City-based executives about their bedtime routines. One CEO said he mentally recounts the things he's grateful for; another said he watches the evening news.<p>But the wind-down ritual I heard about most often was reading.<p>"I usually fall asleep with a book in my …

Bill Gates

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Education

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Most Important Communication Tip That Helped Him in His Career | Inc.com

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson can lecture on just about anything under the sun (and everything around it, for that matter). But what separates him from others in his field is his ability to express complex concepts and theories in a manner that resonates with common audiences. In a …

Public Speaking

23 things you should always have in your home in case of an emergency

One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, Hurricane Irma tore through several Caribbean islands and hit Florida hard over the past week.<p>As this year's "super active" hurricane season rages on, it's not too late to start preparing for potentially disastrous weather.<p>According to the Federal …

FEMA

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

10 Amazing chatbot platforms that will rule in 2018 and beyond

Share43<p>Tweet<p>Share153<p>+13<p>Shares 199<p>Chatbots is impacting to businesses of all kinds from a customer service, marketing, and sales. They are allowing …

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Creativity

Collection of letters by codebreaker Alan Turing found in filing cabinet

The correspondence, dating from 1949 to 1954, was found by an academic in a storeroom at the University of Manchester<p>A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester.<p>The correspondence, which has not …

Alan Turing

A counterintelligence expert says most of us think about getting hired and promoted all wrong

It doesn't really matter that you desperately need a job; it doesn't matter that this particular gig would look great on your résumé. What are you offering the organization that they don't already have?<p>Even once you've landed the job, that mantra — <i>make it about them</i>— can come in handy. …

Leadership

Your attitude is more important to your success than your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and …

Self-improvement

9 tricks to instantly appear more competent

We trust that you're a highly competent person. But it's normal to sometimes feel inadequate, especially when you're in a challenging work environment.<p>When those situations arise, it can help to have a few tricks up your sleeve to make yourself <i>look</i> more competent than you feel at the …

Psychology

Machine Learning for Humans🤖👶

Simple, plain-English explanations accompanied by math, code, and real-world examples.<p>Roadmap<p><b>Part 1: Why Machine Learning Matters</b><b>.</b> <i>The big picture of</i> …

Machine Learning

Down the Breitbart Hole

The editor in chief of Breitbart News is a 31-year-old craft beer enthusiast from Los Angeles named Alexander Marlow. Probably starting about here, the official style guide of The New York Times Magazine would have me refer to him as ‘‘Marlow,’’ but this is a story about storytelling — about the …

Journalism

Strangers know your social class in the first seven words you say, study finds

What we wear and buy are status symbols we can purchase to show off our economic success in the workplace. But a new study shows that there are …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

How to Invest if You're 50 and Haven't Saved a Dime for Retirement

If you haven't started building up your nest egg yet, you're approaching your last shot to retire on time and in comfort.<p>Once you turn 50, time is no …

Retirement

These are the best places to find affordable art online

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Saatchi Art Instagram<p>How you decorate your walls (or how you don't) can immediately impact the feel of a room. Artwork is an easy way …

Wall Art

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week on ‘Compound Time’

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Creativity