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How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

Getting Good at Body Language

That our bodies affect our minds and the way we feel is proven; and research shows, just as convincingly, that the way we carry ourselves affects the …

10 Things High Achievers Do Differently

Are you a high achiever?<p><i>High Achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately” Robert …

22 Top CEOs Reveal Their Favorite Books (Infographic) | Inc.com

Just as the books U.S. presidents read shape their time in office, so do the titles that CEOs read during their tenure. Some reach for the classics like <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> Others go for the quirky, such as <i>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.</i> Then there are those CEOs that read books about …

CEOs

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

Time Management Tricks From The World’s Busiest People

If a former U.S. President, the founder of Apple, and the chairman of the Virgin Group could make time work for them, so can you.<p>Who could have been busier than the chairman of Virgin, the President of the United States, or the CEO of Apple?<p>You have the same 1,440 minutes every day as the busiest …

9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People | Inc.com

There's a huge biggest difference between being <i>efficient</i> and being <i>effective</i>. (Just ask Stephen Covey.)<p><b>Efficient</b> people are well organized and competent. They check things off their to-do list. They complete projects. They get stuff done.<p><b>Effective</b> people do all that ... but they check the <i>right</i> …

Self-improvement

The Playbook

• <b>Author:</b> Barney Stinson<p>Bestselling author of <i>The Bro Code</i>, Barney Stinson of <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> fame, presents <i>The Playbook</i>—like Neil Strauss’s <i>The Game</i> <i>for Bros</i>, <i>The Playbook</i> offers advice on the many creative and resourceful ways Barney’s developed to wine, dine, and score with “The Ladies.”<p>Since the …

A Guy's Secret Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Paolangeli<p>From the Introduction: Okay, first of all, if you’re looking for the book “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, this ain’t it. Sorry about that, dang those stupid search engines, now go and try again. Second, what you’re reading here is just for guys. If you’re a woman, please …

The Onion Book of Known Knowledge

• <b>Author:</b> The Onion<p>Are you a witless cretin with no reason to live? Would you like to know more about every piece of knowledge ever? Do you have cash? Then congratulations, because just in time for the death of the print industry as we know it comes the final book ever published, and the only one you …

The Way of the Superior Man

• <b>Author:</b> David Deida<p>"I keep giving this book away; I think I've owned 30 different copies already. I tend to pass it out to anybody, man or woman, who has made a commitment to—or even has a passing interest in—the art of loving. David Deida gets it, like no one I've ever read, and he writes about it …

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Dispenza<p>You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In <b>Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself</b>, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and …

Becoming a Supple Leopard

• <b>Author:</b> Kelly Starrett & Glen Cordoza<p>Join the movement that has reached millions of athletes and coaches; learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your human potential, live pain free... and become a Supple Leopard.<p>Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, …

E-Squared

• <b>Author:</b> Pam Grout<p><b>E-Squared</b> could best be described as a lab manual with simple experiments that prove reality is malleable, consciousness trumps matter, and you shape your life with your mind. Yes, you read that right. It says <i>prove.</i><p>The nine experiments, each of which can be conducted with …

Practicing the Power of Now

• <b>Author:</b> Eckart Tolle<p>Essential excerpts, exercises, and keys, taken from Eckhart Tolle's best-selling The Power of Now, that teach us how to find a life of grace, ease, and lightness.<p>Apr 01, 2004 – With more than 2.7 million copies of his The Four Agreements sold, Ruiz returns to readers with a new …

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Starting a business isn't as simple as having a great idea — you need to know how to follow through — taking a great idea through the steps to …

19 Reasons To Start Running

You can probably come up with countless reasons for why you just can't run. You don't have enough time or enough energy or the right neighborhood or the right sports bra. You don't have the body or sturdy enough joints or the desire to compete in a race. You're just not crazy enough to be a …

25 Most Useful Websites And Apps For Students That Will Make You Smarter

Many people say that today’s college students have it easy. All information they need is at their fingertips, so they can easily complete all …

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

James Harden Believes He Is the Best Basketball Player Alive

If you asked anyone who the best basketball player alive is, most people will answer either LeBron James or Kevin Durant. James Harden's name probably doesn't come up in that conversation unless you are talking to Houston Rockets fans.<p>However, Harden has enough confidence in himself to say he …

Basketball

Why the Chicago Bulls will win the East over LeBron’s Cavs

This has certainly been an interesting offseason in the NBA. <b>LeBron James</b> did what many thought was the unthinkable and went back to Cleveland. He …

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally, formally taught. Here are some …

Top 10

The 6 Worst Ways To End A Speech

If so, you not only experienced a brilliant display of light, color, and sound against the night sky, but you also witnessed one of the most important principles of effective presentations: ending with a bang, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

<i>“Art is not a thing — it is a way,”</i> Elbert Hubbard wrote in 1908. But the question of <i>what</i> that way is, where exactly it leads, and how to best follow it is something artists have been grappling with since the dawn of recorded time and psychologists have spent decades trying to decode, outlining the …

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day And Finding Focus

We start every day knowing we're not going to get it all done or fit it all in. How we spend our time is really a function of priorities. That's why …

Innovation Districts

As part of the Bass Initiative, Brookings continues its work on innovation districts, dense enclaves that merge the innovation and employment …

Innovation