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Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

This Is the Single Most Important Habit That Leads to Success, According to Tim Ferriss

An incredibly high percentage of world-class performers I've interviewed practice it every day.<p><i>What's the most beneficial habit you've been made aware of during your interviews with high achievers? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Remember the 1996 John Travolta movie <i>Phenomenon?</i> No? Well, that’s okay – neither do I. But I remember the trailer, in which Travolta gets zapped by …

The role of the brain when it comes to the limits of human endurance

‘The brain’s interpretation of the body signals is maybe more important than the body signals themselves’<p>Once, we believed that the body was a machine, and the secret to optimal performance came from the muscles, the lungs, the heart. Then, we were told that it’s all in our head, and we just need …

10 Important Psychological Concepts People Don't Understand

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

How to Eliminate Echoes When Recording Sound in a Big Empty Room

If you're recording audio in a reverberant room, echoes are going to become a huge problem. Here's how to get rid of them.So, you're planning to …

Bathrooms

Interfaces are dying, so your brand needs a bigger personality

Less than a decade ago, branding style guides used to be a huge PDF covering multiple visual aspects of a brand, such as typography, colors, and photography.<p>When digital came about, style guides started to account for pixel-based touchpoints between brand and consumer, including things like header …

Sketchfab launches a store to become a stock photo site for 3D models

Sketchfab just launched a store so that you can buy and sell 3D models and reuse them in commercial projects. This is a major new feature for Sketchfab, which has become one of the biggest repositories of 3D models on the web. It feels like Sketchfab is becoming a sort of stock photography site, …

Oprah Winfrey Nailed Every Public Speaking Lesson You Could Learn in Her Golden Globes Speech

We don't blame you for wanting to rewatch Oprah's speech, over and over again.<p>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 …

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead

Everyone wants to exceed customer expectations, maybe it is time to modernize your methods.<p>Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above …

How Do You Become a Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget to Do This 1 Thing)

Becoming a great salesperson takes practice. Lots of it.<p>Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is …

6 Proven Facebook Advertising Offers You Can Use to Attract More Business

No need for guesswork here: Use one or more of these Facebook ad strategies to grow your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Perry Marshall</i><i>,</i> <i>Keith Krance</i> <i>and Thomas Meloche’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising. <i>Buy it now from</i> …

Marketing

Lack Confidence? No Problem: You'll Work Harder, Persevere Longer, And Ultimately Achieve More

I talked with Tom Cullen, the star of 'Knightfall,' about how a lack of confidence drives him, how he worked through the lean times, and the clear-cut way he defines success.<p>Imagine you've wanted to do something -- to <i>be</i> something -- so badly that for years you fight against that impulse for fear …

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it.<p>What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When …

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination

You need just 5 minutes to stop putting off your biggest, scariest goals.<p>Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to …

Want to Launch a Company? 5 All-in-One Business Tools You'll Need

Entrepreneurs with an eye on growth would do well to avail themselves of the benefits all-in-one business tools provide. When there's a lot to do and not much time to do it, consolidated tools are just the tool for the job.<p>With each new day comes a new software declaring it can do one thing better …

New Apple products launched under CEO Tim Cook are dominating

He collected 560,000 shares of Apple, worth $89.2 million, according to a regulatory filing on Monday.<p>After cashing out and paying taxes, he collected about $43 million.<p>Cook's bonus was connected to the company's performance — Apple stock has outperformed 81% of the S&P 500 in the past three …

Tim Cook

How to Recruit Creatives and Craft a Great First Impression for Your Startup

Shoddy design can be fatal for startups dependent on making a strong first impression. Creative freelancers can be the lifesavers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When launching a startup, you need to make a great first impression, and you need to do it immediately. …

New York University

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity

Get your subconscious working for you.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the …

What the desks of successful people can tell us about how they think

How a person leaves their office desk can tell you a lot about them.<p>Is it organized chaos, bursting with new plans and ideas to take the world by storm? Do sentimental photos of family and moments adorn the area surrounding the workspace? Is the desk organized, meticulously cleaned, and orderly?<p>The …

Patients can be pretty good therapists to themselves

Seeking out the perfect therapist can feel as significant and difficult as finding a romantic partner. A study on the effectiveness of trained therapists versus self-help treatment, though, suggests that therapists are not as important as they seem.<p>A meta-analyses of 15 studies, published in this …

Depression

Van Jones: “There was only one white guy in Hillary Clinton’s ad — and it was Donald Trump”

<b>Van Jones (Getty/Leigh Vogel)</b><p>CNN commentator on the “orange asteroid that hit the earth,” and the lessons we must learn to recover and rebuild<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 20, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>Donald Trump's election was a shock and trauma to the American system of governance. It also caused great pain to …

Boost Your Confidence With These 8 Simple Exercises

Confidence is essential to your success in business.<i>I’d also argue that it’s essential to success in life.</i>Confidence doesn’t compensate for a lack of …

Self-help

10 Essential Business Skills to Learn Before You StartUp

This column is authored by professional writer & author, JohnThe post 10 Essential Business Skills to Learn Before You StartUp appeared first on …

Entrepreneurship

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a career. And a great career she built, becoming the president of Sterling Brands, and working …

TED Talks

How to master the startup skills you don't learn in school

Got a million dollar idea but no way to make it a reality? It’s time to go back to school and get your startup education. Now you may be thinking, …

Jaw exercises for TMJ pain

The temporomandibular joints open, close, and move the jaw. These joints are under pressure from chewing, talking, and other motions. That means they …

Muscle

Imax brings virtual reality to movie theaters

I flew over the Eiffel tower, fought off swarms of attacking mummies and made an entire room my canvas, all in the same day. Sounds impossible? Not with the new Imax Virtual Reality arcade that offers an immersive, lifelike experience, and it's coming soon to a movie theater near you (if you're in …