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Oprah Winfrey Nailed Every Public Speaking Lesson You Could Learn in Her Golden Globes Speech | Inc.com

Oprah Winfrey didn't just win the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. She stole the entire show.<p>The media mogul became the first African American woman to win the award, and she used her acceptance speech to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault. While that was …

Public Speaking

Denmark's welfare policies help make it one of the world's happiest countries

Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Explorer and the author of "The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons from the World's Happiest People." Here, he explains how Denmark is consistently ranked as one of the happiest countries in the world. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Dan Buettner:</b> I …

Happiness

4 Simple Approaches to Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking | Inc.com

<i>How can I overcome my fear of public speaking? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jen Jamula, co-creator and host of 2 Girls 1 Podcast and a myriad of other creative projects, on</b> …

Public Speaking

An evolutionary psychologist explains what happens inside our brain when we meditate and how that changes over time

Evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright explains what happens inside your brain when you sit to meditate and how it can change your perception of the outside world. Wright is the author of "Why Buddhism is True." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Robert Wright:</b> In real mindfulness meditation, …

Meditation

Nobel Economist Thaler Says He's Nervous About Stock Market

A buoyant and complacent stock market is worrying Richard H. Thaler, the University of Chicago professor who this week won the Nobel Prize in …

Economics

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Canada’s housing market looks eerily similar to the US before the crash

Borrowers buying homes with bigger and bigger mortgages. Specialist lenders taking business from banks by offering more aggressive loan terms. Analysts claiming there is nothing to worry about.<p>Sound familiar?<p>The real estate market in Canada is starting to share some similarities with the US before …

Canadian Real Estate

25 Profound Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Meditation

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

3 Causes of Self-Doubt and How to Conquer It for Good

<b>“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Self-doubt and I are old friends. We go way back, to …

Self-confidence

Bill Gates's and Warren Buffett's Top Advice for College Students | Inc.com

It's not every day you get treated to a master class in life and business from Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.<p>Excited chatter filled the halls of Columbia University's Lerner Auditorium this past Friday afternoon, as students eagerly waited to have their questions answered by the two renowned …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

The simple steel box that transformed global trade

<b>Perhaps the defining feature of the global economy is precisely that it is global.</b><p>Toys from China, copper from Chile, T-shirts from Bangladesh, wine from New Zealand, coffee from Ethiopia, and tomatoes from Spain.<p>Like it or not, globalisation is a fundamental feature of the modern economy.<p>In the …

Trucking

Warren Buffett hasn't sold a single share of Wells Fargo following scandal

Warren Buffett broke his months-long silence on the Wells Fargo fake account scandal by saying the bank made a "terrible mistake" by keeping in place sales goals that "corrupted people."<p>"It was a dumb incentive system," Buffett told CNN's Poppy Harlow.<p>The legendary investor said "incentives have …

Finance

Obama turns his wrath on GOP Senate hopefuls

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> His deep disdain for Donald Trump now long established, President Barack Obama is turning his arrows on Republican lawmakers stuck with the GOP nominee, landing Air Force One on their turf and unleashing a torrent of insults.<p>He ripped Ohio Sen. Rob Portman in Columbus last week as …

Government

How Putin's high-risk Syria gamble is paying off

One of Russia’s most prominent journalists argues the protracted conflict has been a gift to the president whose expansionism in Ukraine had left his country weakened<p>• Read a version of this article in Russian<p>In a famous poem by the writer Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an ant crawling on the face of a …

Russia

This Clever Case Cures All The Problems With The iPhone 7

You know, if you don't have any AirPods just lying around.<p>Just about everyone outside of Apple HQ thinks that the omission of the headphone jack on the shiny new iPhone 7 is a cruel and terrible idea, so fortunately, one clever company has found a solution.<p>Daptr is creating a case that adds a 3.5mm …

Mobile Technology

How Samsung plans its phones

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge aren’t just the company’s best-ever phones — they’re also the phones that have turned around the fortunes of its mobile division after two years of slipping profits. The S7 and S7 Edge’s strong sales were instrumental in shoring up the mobile unit, according to the …

Phones

The 23 best business books to read this summer

Summer's officially begun, and that probably means you're going to need something to read on your next trip to the beach or for the long flight to your vacation destination.<p>You'll be kicking back, but might as well bring something educational to accompany that magazine you picked up at the …

Real Estate

How Sam’s Club CEO Plans To Beat Amazon and Costco

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is used to being the big dog.<p>So when Rosalind Brewer took over the company’s Sam’s Club division in 2012, it …

eCommerce

10 Things to Know About Dating An Independent Girl

Mar. 22, 2016 04:11PM EST<p>As independent girls we know who we are and what we want, but sometimes our independence can cause us to be stubborn or <i>too</i> …

There's now an app for men to thrift shop without hassle

Secondhand shopping for dudes? Forget about it.<p>While women have been buying and selling formerly-loved clothing for decades with sites like Etsy, …

How Male Models Get Fit for Fashion Week

The fall 2016 menswear runway shows have, so far, been a battle of the tall, slender bohemian models versus the beefy, Fabio-like jocks. While the Gucci guys, for example, looked like they've never even stepped foot inside a gym, the men who walked for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Versace had …

My Boyfriend and I Can't Find a Place to Have Sex

We both live with our parents and we're too tall to do it in our cars!<p><b>I've been dating my boyfriend for about seven months now and we have a really nice relationship. It's just we have a hard time figuring out how to have sex. Or, more specifically, where. We both still live with our parents. They</b> …

The Power of Defaults in Conversion Optimization

Defaults are powerful, often deceivingly so. Even if you don’t put much thought into it, you’re nudging your users to act in a certain way. It’s up …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, dating and more on iOS

Our list of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer quantity of apps for iOS can …

Apps

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books