Emil Raymund Ong

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The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

Meditation

When an Employee or Spokesperson Criticizes Your Company

Last month three of Under Armour’s celebrity endorsers — Stephen Curry, Misty Copeland, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — publicly criticized the company’s CEO, Kevin Plank, for making a favorable statement about President Trump. This was an unusual PR challenge. Normally, executives worry about …

Employment

Break Out of Your Managerial Bubble

<b>Hal Gregersen,</b> executive director of the MIT Leadership Center at Sloan School of Management, says too many CEOs and executives are in a bubble, one that shields them from the reality of what’s happening in the world and in their businesses. The higher you rise, the worse it gets. Gregersen …

Leadership

Our Brains Love New Stuff, and It’s Killing the Planet

Your brain contains almost 100 billion neurons, each of which, on average, is connected to about 10,000 other neurons. The 1.5 kg marvel we inherited from our ancestors has unparalleled computational power and analytic skills. These have been shaped over hundreds of millions of years by the forces …

Living Rooms

Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress

Feeling stressed? Of course you are. You have too much on your plate, deadlines are looming, people are counting on you, and to top it all off, you …

Will the Gig Economy Make the Office Obsolete?

The gig economy, where independent consultants, contractors, and freelancers create portfolios of work in lieu of one full-time job, is transforming the way we work by disconnecting work from an office. In the traditional jobs economy, employers often require employee attendance in the office five …

The Workplace

A Glimpse Inside the Disney Remake Machine

Back in 2007, Tim Burton made a splashy homecoming. The director had spent the early part of his career working on short films for Disney and …

5 Great Sci-Fi Books To Share With Your Kids

Are you a geeky parent who dreams of passing on your passions to your child? You’ll want to start them young. Sure there are plenty of adorable baby …

Isaac Asimov

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

El Chapo Speaks

A secret visit with the most wanted man in the world<p><i>Disclosure: Some names have had
 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was</i> …

The French Girl’s Guide to Fashion, Beauty, and Wellness

Wellness

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

The horror master looks back on his four-decade career<p>Stephen King's office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of …

Stephen King

Omnibus Collector's Collection Update! New Apartment!

Researchers Figured Out What Really Happens To Cool Kids When They Grow Up

Teens who try to act older than their age might gain popularity early on but are more likely to have problems with drugs and alcohol and engage in serious criminal behavior by their early 20s, according to the study published on Thursday in the journal Child Development.<p>"It appears that while …

Psychology

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Learn How to Make the Best Manhattan You’ll Ever Have

The final season of “Mad Men” has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate than with another classic cocktail? This week, I’m sharing the recipe for a drink that’s not only delicious, but holds a special meaning for me.<p>See, <b>the Manhattan</b> was my grandfather’s drink. Though he passed away …

A Simple Spiced Apple Sorbet, You Say?

So your sister’s the premier pie-maker and your mom’s a cookie-baking machine? I know how you feel. If you’re still searching for a sweet addition to the feast of desserts at this year’s holiday celebration, let me suggest trying your hand at this <b>flawlessly festive spiced apple sorbet!</b><p>While …

The Only Old Fashioned Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Can you hear it? That’s the clock ticking down to the season premiere of “Mad Men,” which airs this Sunday. Naturally, our offices are abuzz with anticipation for the final season and the viewing parties that we’ve all been planning. If you’ll be hosting your own “Mad Men”-themed fête, why not go …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management