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The Secret To Perfect Curls Is Here

From fabric softeners for your hair to some damn fine curl tamers, Miss Jessie's certainly knows a thing or two about making tresses of all textures …

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60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

4 Great Leadership Lessons from the Arts | Inc.com

The Tony Awards for Broadway Theater are Sunday night, showcasing artists across America. As much as people spend money for movies, television, theater and music, why do business experts continue to ignore the incredible leadership teachings that come from the arts?<p>Several years ago, I published a …

Boost Your Willpower with This Meditation Technique

Your willpower is constantly being tested, which makes things like eating healthier, exercising more often, and waking earlier so very hard. The good …

How to network: 5 methods by top experts

They say networking is vital but nobody explains how to network<p>How to network is the real question. But first, in case you’re a doubter, some quick …

Teaching awareness at Google: Breathe easy and come into focus

7 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

<i>Creativity can seem innate, but like many things, it is actually a delicate balance of nature and nurture. In other words, creative thinking can be</i> …

8 Things Productive People Do During the Workday

Forget about your job title or profession – <i>everyone</i> is looking for ways to be more productive at work. It’s time to set down your gallon-sized …

How Habits Make You Less Creative

Maintaining a routine can help keep you productive. But stick to it too strictly, and your most interesting work may wither.<p>We’re fascinated by habits.<p>By learning how the Most Creative People do their daily thing, we hope to become more like them. But habits, when they run amok, may hem in your …

5 Principles of Convergence: How To Work Better At The Intersection Of Tech, Creativity, And Media

Convergence is both buzzword and marketing reality. Razorfish CEO Bob Lord outlines 5 ways creative companies can adapt to a converging world and create better brand experiences.<p>The word <i>convergence</i> has been picking up steam in the marketing world. It may even be the “big data” term of 2013. Yet, …

SuperCalendar Is Like Your Personal Digital Secretary

If you don’t have a spare $40,000 a year to afford a personal assistant, chances are you spend a lot of time entrenched in your calendar and inbox sorting out meetings, appointments, RSVPs, and reservations.<p>Enter SuperCalendar, a new calendar tool and the first product from Superhuman, the …

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5 Habits Of The Most Creative People

How do the most creative people work? Bryan Cranston, Kendrick Lamar, Max Levchin, and other creatively supercharged folks share their methods.<p>What do a startup king, a social network innovator, a hip hop prince, perhaps the best actor on television, and two absolutely hilarious dudes have in …

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Envision this: starting your day bounding out your door invigorated and excited to truly <i>enjoy</i> the day ahead and energized to conquer whatever you may encounter. Sound good? Sound realistic? Ladies and gentlemen, this is not a genetic trait, it's a learned behavior; you can train yourself to start …

3 Ways to Start Every Day Better | Inc.com

Most top athletes go through a preparation routine before every game which starts long before they get on the field. The best ones usually start the moment they awake. They follow this pattern with a fierce devotion because it activates all sorts of subconscious and autonomic systems that put that …

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Set an Intention for Your Day

For the past week or so, I’ve been doing a 5-minute morning meditation to set goals for my (personal) day. I wondered: can this same tactic be …

Secrets of the Most Productive People I Know | Inc.com

Like most everyone else, I worry about productivity. Since there aren't more hours in the day, how can I get more done? That's made me reflect on the truly productive people I've known or worked with throughout my career.<p>They all share certain characteristics:<p>1. They have a life.<p>Far from being the …

The Power of Process: What Young Mozart Teaches Us About the Secret of Cultivating Genius

<i>“The trick to creativity … is to identify your own peculiar talent and then to settle down to work with it for a good long time,”</i> observed Denise Shekerjian in reflecting on her insightful interviews with MacArthur “genius” grantees. <i>“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and</i> …