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3 Simple Productivity Hacks That Will Rejuvenate Your Brain | Inc.com

At work today everyone is constantly connected and inundated with new information, leaving little time for rest or self-reflection. This constant connectivity gives the impression of constant productivity, but never stepping away means that the mind doesn't have time to properly think and refresh. …

Time Management

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

24 Books Successful People Read | Inc.com

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel<p>"This is a …

Peter Thiel

<b>What You Can Learn From 10 of History's Lesser-Known Millionaires (or Billionaires) | Inc.com

If you think being rich, famous and important started with Richard Branson or Elon Musk, think again! Over the course of history, there have been many people who have found riches and fame. However, not every one of these individuals was just born into life in the fast lane. Actually, most of the …

Market Trends

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

The "Perfect" Diet is Not as Complicated as You May Think

The "Perfect" Diet May Not Exist<p>Stop stressing over every new diet and find out what works for you - it's not as complicated as you think.<p>August 25, …

13 ways successful people get more done than the average person

You won't ever get to where you want to be if you can't get things done consistently. Whether it is a New Year's resolution or a new life direction, …

Self-improvement

To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills

Higher test scores. Better graduation rates. Increased lifetime earning potential. Incorporating social-emotional learning and character education …

Pedagogy

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 106<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

Howard Schultz

16 Best Diet Foods Proven to Help Weight Loss

Best Diet Foods for Weight Loss<p>So you need to start eating the best diet foods so that you can lose-weight-fast?<p>Life would be great if there were a …

Nutrition

34 Foods That Will Boost Your Liver Function

Other than oxygen, your body needs water more than any other substance, including food, just to survive. Because water flushes toxins and waste …

8 Simple Steps You Can Take Toward a Smarter, Healthier Brain

Be choosy about what you read.<p><i>What steps should I take if I want to develop my brain to the maximum? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Diane Shatto on Quora:</b><p>Self-discipline is the key. Here …

Make a Teeny Tiny FM Spy Transmitter

This project describes how to build an audio spy bug with extremely small dimensions that works with a voltage of only 1.5V. This is a tested design and proven to be working reliably when built as described here.<p>Please note that once built the user is responsible for observing local/national …

The Most Productive People Know This Secret About To-Do Lists

Studies show that the most productive people use (and write) to-do lists differently.<p><i>What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

The Only Thing You Need to Know to Get Things Done | Inc.com

One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and alerts flood the screen.<p>All of them seem urgent. All of them …

Time Management

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

90 Days to a Happier You

Illustrations by John Coulter<p>Make 2016 a year of bigger dreams, better sleep, stronger relationships and less stress!<p>We could have resolved to eat …

Machine Learning: The Top Five Languages Paving The Future

<b>The Top Five Languages Paving The Future Of Machine Learning by Mauricio Prinzlau</b><p>The future of machine learning seems to be very bright, with leaping …

How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

Keep your personal data protected in a few easy steps.<p>The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all …

Information Systems

William Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 60 everyday words and phrases you never knew came from the playwright

23 April 2016: the day that marks 400 years since the death of playwright William Shakespeare.<p>The Bard’s legacy is still strongly felt around the …

5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …

10 Foods You Can Eat to Reduce Bloating Quickly

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI: dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if …

How to eliminate sugar from your diet in 21 days

Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain.<p>But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like …

5 folder secrets every Windows user needs to know

If you have photographs, videos, documents and PDFs saved to your computer, and who doesn't, you're using folders to organize them. Just like their real-world counterparts, folders are useful to keep your information organized.<p>Unfortunately, as you get more files and more folders, in no time you go …

The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>When I began my undergraduate years at the University of California-Berkeley, I chose cellular biology as my premed major. Enthused as I was with each course, I felt something was missing. …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …