John Sparling

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Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy

<b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru presents Western readers with a time-tested path to</b> …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Researchers find algorithm for large-scale brain simulations

An international group of researchers has made a decisive step towards creating the technology to achieve simulations of brain-scale networks on …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

Blockchain

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List | Inc.com

A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their appreciation for reminding and informing them of what it takes to be an outstanding leader. People often cite their favorites and, …

Leadership

How to use Smartsheet's Grid View for project management

Smartsheet's project management and collaboration software offer four ways to set up projects: Grid, Gantt, Card, and Calendar. Here's how to …

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

How to Find Consultants Who Actually Solve Your Business Problems

Pep talks are for sissies. Find someone who understands your issues and can enact real change.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the owner of a business, you know your operation better than anybody. You’re aware of the problems that exist within your organization. But …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

A Tale of Two Housing Markets: Hot, And Not So Hot

<i>If we had to guess which areas will likely experience the smallest declines in prices and recover the soonest, which markets would you bet on?</i><p><b>Though</b> …

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen offers an effective, manageable way to achieve long-term goals

<i>“Compounding is the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.” — Albert Einstein</i><p>The quest to become a better version of yourself often feels like a roller coaster ride. It’s hard. And it’s usually so uneven. You can end in failure. But life is a journey, not a marathon, so you always have …

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Mentally Strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn’t. Why?Because there have been good solutions to the …

The 13 Main Families of the Illuminati

The Illuminati might have their hooks into virtually every politician, business, and entertainer, but at the top, there are alleged to be only 13 …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Life Reimagined

All the Free Health Care You Can Get Without Using Your Deductible

If you’re putting off a checkup or a tetanus booster because you think you’d have to pay a ton for it, we have good news. Even if you haven’t met …

How Steve Case Is Preparing for the Web's Third Wave

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Case is a man of many accomplishments, but you likely know him best as the co-founder of America Online, or AOL. By building up an Internet community, investing in startups through Revolution LLC, and traveling the world for “Rise …

10 Project & Task Management Tools To Try

a<p>If you find it difficult to manage your team and projects or find difficulty in keeping them at top productivity levels, then a project management …

Top Project Management Systems For Development Teams

While there are plenty of project management tools on the market, many of them are focused on non-technical areas. And while JIRA may be an industry standard for development teams, there are other tools that partner well with the Atlassian Suite.<p>To help you figure out the best combination of tools, …

Project Management

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

The center of the tech revolution in finance couldn’t be further from Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is on a mission to disrupt finance. Even Jamie Dimon is worried about it. US venture capital funding for fintech startups reached $7.4 billion in 2015, up from $4.3 billion in 2014. But while the money’s flowing, the real action is in China.<p>According to a new report from Citi’s …

20 Zig Ziglar Quotes that will Stimulate Success in Your Life

It's easy to get bogged down with negativity in your daily life, but sometimes hearing just the right words can instantly change your outlook on …

From zero to 45 days in a row: how I built a habit of daily exercise

Since releasing my course, <i>Productive Habits</i>, I’ve been focusing on building more new habits. This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new …

Wastewater

This Google manager has the best advice on time management

When it comes to managing our time, many of us would agree there’s room for improvement.<p>Jeremiah Dillon, Head of Product Marketing at Google Apps for …

How to Calculate IRR with Unequal Timing of Cash Flows

Calculating the internal rate of return, or IRR, of an investment is a powerful tool for businesses. When a manager is faced with a capital intensive decision, IRR can quickly compare the financial returns for any number of different investment choices to give a quantitative basis on which to make …

A Morning Routine You Can Actually Follow

Morning routines are getting a bit ridiculous. There are lists out there that would take you a full damn day to get your day <i>started</i>. Wake up early, …

Productivity