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7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Apps

8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside …

Motivation

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …

17 Powerful Quotes to Bring Out the True Greatness within You

The path to greatness is paved with a strong and genuine desire, a meaningful purpose, and good company along the way.<p>Believing in yourself and in your abilities is essential to make things happen for you and to be great in life. Being great is not about ego or selfishness. The path to greatness …

Motivation

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

Happiness

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Anesthetics found to do more than simply induce sleep

Despite the widespread use of anesthetics, we still don't know exactly how they work. The reason we don't fully understand the mechanism behind them …

Neuroscience

A new gel could help in the fight against deadly, drug-resistant superbugs

A new antibacterial ointment could help take down drug-resistant bacteria.In human skin samples and mice, the medicine completely cleared wounds of …

Medicine

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Muscles from Scratch

For the past several years, Nenad Bursac has been trying to make muscles from scratch.<p>A biological engineer at Duke, Bursac came close in 2015, when …

Cell Biology

10 Quotes From 'The Alchemist' That Outline How We Should Live Our Lives

Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

The Thing People Forget About Accountability

Accountability doesn't happen by chance, it happens by design<p>While it's true that Accountability starts at the top, and that if leaders don't walk the talk, and meet their commitments, it will be almost impossible to create a culture of accountability.<p>Yes, if you model accountability, some people …

Team Building

This is how your brain tells time

It takes a whole lotta gray matter.<p>Your mind is constantly counting: the rhythm of your speech, the minutes until your next snack, the awful pause between text messages. Without all that tallying, you’d misinterpret a friend’s motives, or (horrors!) miss doughnut time. So how does your clever …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Success

Retail Isn't Dead, But It Does Need to Adapt

Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>It seems like there has never been a worse time for retail. Sears looks doomed. Many other large retailers, including J.C. Penney and Macy's are closing stores and even fashionable boutiques like BCBG Max Azria are filing for bankruptcy. CNN …

Customers

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

Motivation and momentum are very fickle. It doesn't matter how much you currently have.<p>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

Motivation

The Four Trends That Should Drive Retail Strategy in 2017

Retail sales in 2016 were projected to reach $22 trillion globally, buoyed by events such as Alibaba's $18 billion Singles Day and the 11 US …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Product Models That Can Boost Your Sales

As the Internet and mobile technologies have grown in importance, so has the concept of the business or product revenue model. Quite simply, a business, revenue, or product model delineates how a company will make money from its products. While most business models involve making money in …

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Machine Learning

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Learning

3 Things Highly Productive People Always Do

Staying productive is a daily struggle. Though we sometimes experience bouts of efficiency, they're often followed by long periods of difficulty …

10 Beautiful Fonts That All Designers Must Have For 2016

<b>Designers</b>, are you in need of fresh new fonts for your yearend projects? If you answered “yes”, here are 10 awesome fonts to add to your typographic …

How To Use Analytics To Identify Trends In Your Market

Is your market trending up or down? Is it growing or shrinking? Are people more or less interested in buying what you have to sell than they were a year ago?<p>Many businesses conduct market research and stop with the size of their market, how many people are interested in what they have to sell. …

9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

Happiness

5 Simple Tips For Making Your Team Feel Valued

For some, throwing money around is an easy way to make their team feel valued. While money is a great motivator for many of us, it can only do so …

What 2 Best-Selling Researchers Say Are the 10 Biggest Truths About Leadership

Two award-winning authors reveal 10 timeless leadership principles based on 30 years of research.<p>Imagine you're sitting in a meeting with your colleagues at work, and in walks someone you've never met before. This person says, "Hi, I'm your new leader." What questions immediately come to mind that …

Leadership

Researchers just doubled what we know about the map of the human brain

Scientists like to say the human brain is the most complex object in the universe — three pounds of fluid and tissue, about which we understand only a fraction.<p>That fraction just grew dramatically.<p>In a study published Wednesday online in Nature, a team of researchers more than doubled the number of …

The Brain