Erlan Sabirov

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How Bad Is It That I Sleep Only Five Hours a Night?

Getting less sleep is fine in the short term, disastrous in the long term.<p>Short answer: Not bad at all, if you don't mind nodding off on busy highways, drifting into rumble strips, battling your eyelids in afternoon meetings, being an incorrigible jackass to the people you like, and knowing that …

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

The Most Financially Successful States

Find out the ratio of total millionaires to households in your state.<p>If you could live in a “successful” state, would you?<p>Some might determine a …

6 Lies We Believe About What It Is to Be Successful

Success isn’t common when starting your own business. When 50% of startups fail within the first five years the odds are already against you. People …

Entrepreneurship

6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p><i>By Gwen Moran, contributor to</i> Fast Company<i>’s</i> <i>Leadership</i> …

Planning For Success: Create Your Business Plan and Let the Dream Come True - OLBlog

You’re about to take that great idea that will make you a millionaire, but… You must have a successful business plan to good start. You already have …

One quality in men might be even more attractive than good looks and a sense of humor

But studies consistently show that altruism is a top quality women are drawn to when they are looking for a relationship.<p>And a new study in the British Journal of Psychology found that altruistic men may have more sex, too.<p>The researchers asked unmarried Canadian adults how much they did good deeds …

5 Key Traits of a Successful Business Leader

Shown Above: Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Alphabet, Inc.<p><i>This guest column is by Ashish Jhalani, Founder, eTailing India</i><p>Leadership is an …

8 Essential Habits To Be Successful Entrepreneurs - OLBlog

Successful people work and work differently. See what they do and why these habits work. Most likely you know someone successful at what you do, is …

Google waves goodbye to Linux for new IoT OS Fuchsia - coming soon to Raspberry Pi

Google is building a new operating system and kernel to run low-power and fully-featured devices for the internet.<p>Google has started building a new …

7 Ways Successful People Have Better Mindsets | Inc.com

It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates have that feeds their ongoing excellence and propels them to the highest levels of success?<p>The answers are complex, …

Self-improvement

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

3 Strategies To Generate Wealth (Not To Be Confused With Income)

We all want to make more money – that’s why you’re reading this article. Yet while many of us went to college or started successful businesses, we still struggle with figuring out how to move past living paycheck to paycheck or generating enough income to move into being “wealthy.” After all, if …

Retirement

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

1 Personality Trait That Holds Back Talented People (and How to Overcome It)

Three ways this positive trait can hurt you in the workplace.<p>In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves. You'd work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded co-workers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility. You'd never …

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Two Russian helicopter pilots shot down, killed in Syria by Isil militants

A military helicopter was shot down by Isil militants near Palmyra in Syria, killing two Russian pilots on board.<p>The two men had been attacking a detachment of Isil fighters in the Homs region on Friday, when the Syrian Mi-25 helicopter they were in ran out of ammunition, the ministry said, …

Middle East

Personal Development Books

Steve's recommended reading list of personal development books:<p>Productivity, Time Management, Effectiveness<p>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by …

The best ways to sabotage your organization's productivity, from a CIA manual published in 1944

The "Simple Sabotage Field Manual," declassified in 2008 and available on the CIA's website, provided instructions for how everyday people could help the Allies weaken their Axis-run country by reducing production in factories, offices, and transportation lines.<p>"Some of the instructions seem …

Employment

6 Success lessons from Reed Hastings – “Netflix Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share97<p>+11<p>Shares 108<p>With more than 60 million subscribers, Netflix is the most popular streaming service in the world today. As its CEO …

How to Build a Neuron: Exploring AI in JavaScript Pt 2

In this series, we’re discussing a topic that will transform the world we live in over the course of the next 25 years. We’re going to see lots of …

Why Every Tech Entrepreneur Should Learn To Code

Being the business guy isn't the only way to become successful in a startup.<p>Starting a business is not an easy task. In fact, the sad reality is that most businesses end up failing not because they run out of money, but because they run out of resources. Especially in the tech world, I have seen …

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

10 Success lessons from Azim Premji – “Richest Indian in Tech” for entrepreneurs

Share1K<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+12<p>Shares 1K<p>Azim Premji, the richest tech entrepreneur in India, is credited for diversifying Wipro, which was originally a …

Deal: Get Complete C++ Programming Bundle to Build Large-Scale Apps (92% off)

C++ is an excellent, powerful, reliable and general purpose programming language with modern additional features, an extension of the well known C …

Linux

The single best way to protect yourself against credit card fraud

Don't delegate your financial affairs. This simple technique will keep your financial house in order -- and it takes less than an hour a week.<p>There's …

The 1 Thing That Will Get People to Listen to You Instantly | Inc.com

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts dole out advice on how to improve our communication skills. After all, good communication is the linchpin of every relationship.<p>In today's …

Self-improvement