Tommy Verstraete

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New Technology Sends Ads Directly Into Your Brain

The next time you press your head against the window of a train or bus, you might hear voices. You’re not going crazy, but you are experiencing a new kind of advertising: a message that’s transmitted via sensor into your brain, which only you can hear.<p>To promote Sky TV’s new TV streaming app, Sky …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Top 5 Food Ingredients You Should Never Eat

By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND<p>These food ingredients listed below are commonly added to processed foods in order to increase their …

Nutrition

How Morning Rituals Jumpstart Joyous Workdays

Let’s imagine two entrepreneurs. We’ll call them John and Marie. They run similar businesses, wake up around the same time each day, and both get to the office around 9 a.m..<p>But what they do between waking up and getting to work is very different.<p>Phil Drolet<p>John hits snooze a few times, then grabs …

The Four Questions Great Leaders Ask

<i>“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers</i>.”<p>—Voltaire<p>Ever notice how great leaders ask the best questions?<p>A masterful leader will sit Yoda-like in a meeting, listening intently to the dialogue and then, with Zen Master timing, ask a question that will change the tenor, the focus and the …

5 Private Island Resorts for Honeymoons

Looking to get away with your extra-special somebody—and, preferably, nobody else? These five romantic private island resorts deliver sun, surf, …

What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast - Freakonomics

(Photo: paddy patterson)<p>Our latest podcast is called “What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, …

See The Short Film Made From David Foster Wallace’s Unforgettable “This Is Water” Speech

In 2005, author David Foster Wallace delivered the commencement speech for Kenyon College, a stirring oratory that went on to be published as a short book. Now, it’s been adapted into a 9-minute film.<p>If you haven’t yet read David Foster Wallace’s singularly life-affirming 2005 commencement speech …

Public Speaking

Positive Outlooks

Perfectionism Is The Enemy Of Everything

During a session with my former partners, our coach posited a theory: that we were all perfectionists and that was a big part of our problem. I thought he was crazy—about the problem part, not the perfectionism—and I protested mightily.<p>Two years later, I can see that he was right.<p>I’ve thought a lot …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

Public Speaking

Want to Succeed? Get Used to Failure | Inc.com

You have to fail your way to success. In entrepreneurship, "there is no easy. There is no shortcut. Never," said Jessica Herrin, founder of jewelry company Stella and Dot, speaking at the Women Entrepreneurs Rock the World Conference in New York on Thursday.<p>Herrin, who was named female entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship