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82-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer who couldn't recognise son gets memory back after diet change

An 82-year-old sufferer of Alzheimer's couldn't recognise her own son - but now she has got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>According to our …

Dementia

Master These 6 Coaching Skills to Lead Your Team Where They've Never Dared Go

Good leaders coach people to correct problems. Great leaders can coach them to correct problems and take on new challenges.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I travel all over the world training, speaking and consulting. The majority of my business is facilitating …

Leadership

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

Leadership

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention.<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …

Public Speaking

Hunger Is Making the World Less Stable, New Report Shows

You see it in the headlines: Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, Nigeria – the world is experiencing a rise in conflict, instability and human suffering. More …

Africa

3 Communication Hacks That Will Make Everyone Want to Work With You

In order to get people to understand you, you just need to get to the point.<p><i>What's your favorite life hack? 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 Anna Pickard, Creative Director, Voice</b> …

Hacking

3 Phrases Confident Leaders Use Every Day

Language is a very empowering tool. Learn how to use it to your advantage.<p>Regardless of your role, having great communication skills only improves your ability to lead. It helps you better motivate your team, create a culture of open and honest feedback, and keep people organized and on the right …

Communication Skills

How To Upgrade the Mood of a Meeting

Groups mired in negative thoughts seldom, if ever, generate positive outcomes.<p>Running a meeting requires more than just setting expectations and following an agenda. Because you're expending time (and therefore money) it's your responsibility to ensure that the meeting has a positive …

Happiness

Innovation "Gurus" Love To Talk About These 4 Myths -- None Of Them Are True

What worked for Steve Jobs or Elon Musk Might not work for you<p>Go to any conference these days and innovation is almost sure to come up. When it does, you can be just as sure you will see something Steve Jobs said, something Elon Musk did (or plans to do) and some doomsday scenario about how robots …

Innovation

How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in 1 Month

It might be called passive income, but I didn't just make that money by sitting on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a previous video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose broke down different ways you can open yourself up to passive income. Many viewers …

Thought Leadership

Culturally Competent Leadership

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the IB Global Conference in Singapore with my amazing CISB colleagues. For me this was one of my first …

Globalization

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Leadership

3 Public Speaking Tips You've Probably Never Thought About

Does the thought of public speaking make you break out into a cold sweat? These tips will help you ditch the fear and connect with your audience.<p>If you Google "public speaking tips," you'll find a plethora of articles on the subject. Some are helpful, but others ... not so much. So, how do you …

Public Speaking

The process of building trust works in the opposite way that you think it does

<i>Wharton psychologist and author Adam Grant recently sat down with Daniel Coyle, author of the new book</i> The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups<i>, to talk about the surprising truth about how trust works, and how we can build it in groups large and small. This article is a condensed</i> …

Self-improvement

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

This article was originally published by <i>Money</i><p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away savings, you can finally see retirement on the horizon. …

Retirement

The 8 Best Mechanical Pencils to Buy in 2018

The 8 Best Mechanical Pencils to Buy in 2018<p>For writers, designers and artists everywhere<p>Updated March 15, 2018<p>From architects and artists to anyone …

These are the best side hustles

<b>These days, there are countless ways to earn money outside of the traditional 9-5. Whether you have unique scheduling needs or are trying to pad your</b> …

Gig Economy

Emotionally Intelligent People Use These Key Strategies to Beat Stress and Burnout Every Time

Strong EI allows you to figure out how to get help quickly before stress runs you ragged.<p>No matter what you might have heard, you can feel overwhelmed no matter how much is in your bank account or what title you have. It's just that the responsibilities that bear down on your shoulders are …

Self-help

The Genesis Essentia is a Stunningly Gorgeous Electric Concept

Now this is how you design a concept car<p>If you want a luxury sedan that offers great value for your money, the midsize Genesis G80 and the larger G90 should absolutely be on your radar. And when the compact G70 finally goes on sale, we expect it to give Lexus and Infiniti dealers a serious …

Luxury Lifestyle

How to Make Good Decisions By Using 3 Simple, Powerful Questions

Tough decisions will come a lot, especially if you are striving for innovation. Jeff Bezos, Marie Forleo and I keep our cool by asking these 3 queries<p>There are challenging crossroads in any career path of significance, from leaving a dead-end job to pivoting a product to pursing a risky idea. I've …

Wall Street

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Self-help

13 Inspiring Traits of Exceptional Leaders

They seek your advice. They recognize your contributions. They care.<p>I've been tremendously privileged to have had the opportunity to work with so many remarkable leaders during the course of my career.<p>These are individuals who are endowed with a seemingly magical ability to inspire and motivate …

Leadership

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Entrepreneurship

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

How to become the type of manager people *actually* like working for, according to boss babes of wellness

If you have a pulse and a career history, chances are you’ve encountered bosses that are good and, <i>ahem</i>, not so good. Experience with the latter can …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Home remedies to get rid of yellow teeth

It is natural for a person's teeth to become less white as they age. Many people turn to home remedies to try to get rid of yellow teeth. But which …

Feeding the Hungry with Data Science

Yukai Du<p>There is a glaring mismatch between food waste and hunger in the U.S. One young student set out to fix this problem with a matchmaking system that relies on data crunching, email, and text.<p>The U.S. is known for its supersized portions, but the amount of food wasted is staggering. Americans …

Data Science