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8 ways to improve productivity and reduce stress without much effort

During the last three years of launching grandPad, I've learned that the best productivity hacks are ones that you don't need to think about.<p>I'm gonna take a page from Tim Ferriss' book (pun intended) and try to prescribe you the minimum effective dose for improving your productivity.<p>In fact, you …

These stunning before-and-after photos show why this 30-day diet is taking Instagram by storm

Like most diets, it requires you to give up sweets and alcohol.<p>But the 30-day diet also bans weigh-ins and calorie-counting, which are the cornerstones of most weight-loss regimens.<p>Photos that people have been posting on Instagram showing their bodies before the diet and afterward tell enticing …

We’re probably not alone in the universe

When we ask "Are we alone?", we are wondering about how life itself begins, and what our place and function is in this universe.<p>A new paper, published in Astrobiology, uses the most recent discoveries of exoplanets to estimate the likelihood that other technologically advanced civilizations have …

15 books that will change the way you understand human behavior

Even handier is that they share their findings so that we can live more simply, think more clearly, and generally be better people.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books on human behavior that are required reading.<p>Here are …

Self-improvement

The most powerful people under 30

Business Insider ranked the most powerful people under 30 across all industries based on four criteria: how many people they formally command; how much they're worth; how much they have shaped the world; and how much they are likely to shape the world in the future.<p>It may be subjective, but power …

Malala Yousafzai

What To Bring To The Job Interview

The hardest part of getting a job is getting the job interview. Once you’re invited to a job interview, your chances at getting the job improve dramatically — from about one in a hundred applicants to one in six or seven. That’s a huge difference!<p>A day or two before the job interview, make a test …

How To Use Excel Pivot Tables To Analyze Massive Data Sets

Excel pivot tables are incredible tools that allow you to analyze large data sets many different ways in seconds.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

How To Go Completely Invisible On Facebook

Some people don't like getting random friend requests or awkward messages from long-forgotten friends. Some people just want to use Facebook to keep up with others but don't want others to be able to keep up with them.<p>Want to stay hidden on Facebook? We can help you out.<p>When you're finished with …

How To Dress Like A Wall Street Hotshot Without Spending Cash Like One

It has come to our attention that while some of you out there would love to dress fresh to death at all times, you believe that achieving that goal is beyond your means.<p>It's not.<p>Affordable men's fashion is everywhere, and with a few key pieces, you can make your wardrobe look crisp and tidy. …

Squeeze First, Hire Later: What's Weighing On Jobs Growth

As the August jobs report on Friday indicated, U.S. employers still aren’t hiring tons of employees on a consistent basis. Recent data from Sageworks, a financial information company, also suggest companies may have less incentive to absorb some of the slack in the labor market that Federal Reserve …

The Power Of Choice: How 3 Magic Words Can Double Your Chances Of Getting To "Yes"

In a busy shopping mall, a researcher posing as a panhandler approaches passersby, asking them for bus fare. Most say no. A few say yes. But when the researcher adds a short phrase after his request, a remarkable thing happens: Twice as many people give him money.<p>If you think your sales job is …

Three Steps To Writing The Perfect LinkedIn Summary

If you read my Forbes article “Move Over, Resume, You’ve Been Replaced,” you understand why your bio (I call it a 3D brand bio) is the most powerful personal branding tool you have. And in the digital world, the most important version of your bio is your LinkedIn summary. This will likely be read …

7 Psychology Tricks To Influence People And Get Exactly What You Want