Ken Markman

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These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

How to Be 20 Percent Smarter: Just Rearrange Your Schedule | Inc.com

If you want to get smarter, you could read more, try certain kinds of brain training, or learn study techniques suggested by science (or geniuses). Or, if you're feeling lazy today, you could just rearrange your schedule.<p>That's the surprising and useful assertion of bestselling author Daniel Pink …

Time Management

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Mental Health

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Country Lifestyle

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

Alternative Medicine

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we experience.<p>So what are the stressful habits we need to stop tolerating? Here …

Self-improvement

Prioritize Your Daily Tasks and Get More Done With the ABCDE Method

Are you completing your most important tasks each day?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is a ton of work, and creating a profitable company doesn't happen all in one day. That's why it's important to recognize what needs to get done now and what can …

Profit

7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers Into Customers for Life

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Marketing

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Your Eyes Are a Window Into the Inner Workings of Your Brain

Every morning, I wake up hoping there will be breaking news that helps us better understand the inner workings of the cerebellum (Latin for "little …

The Brain

The Brain Hack That Could Kill Your Procrastination

Recent research suggests we can artificially create motivation with a combination of psyching ourselves up and an fMRI scanner.<p>We can psych ourselves up and try to get motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. …

Depressed? Your doctor might soon prescribe ketamine

It may take some time to get the general public used to the idea of treating mental illness with drugs many associate with hard partying, but the medical community is jumping aboard the psychedelics train<p>New Jersey psychiatrist Steven Levine first thought of using ketamine in his practice when a …

Depression

20 Images That Will Confuse Your Brain. Warning! Some People Will Feel Dizzy Watching These Images

Advertisement<p>The brain is an amazing gadget bestowed upon the human beings by Mother Nature. It works, almost flawlessly, to make sense of the world …

Hard Exercise Can Boost Brain Chemicals Sapped by Depression

A new imaging study shows that intense exercise boosts two critical neurotransmitters — glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) — resulting in …

Ted Cruz speculates of possible mafia ties in Donald Trump's tax returns

"Maybe it is the case that Donald, there have been multiple media reports about Donald's business dealings with the mob, with the mafia," Cruz said on "Meet the Press."<p>"Maybe his taxes show those business dealings are a lot more extensive than has been reported," he added.<p>Cruz repeated the …

Donald Trump

How I Meditate: Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen Shares

<i>Rachel Brathen is an Instagram celebrity, and her fans (1.8 million, to be exact) know her better as Yoga Girl. What makes Rachel so different from</i> …

Meditation

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

Depression

3 daily practices for living a happy life, according to over 100 psychologists

As Annie Dillard writes in her book "The Writing Life," "how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."<p>There's no short-cut to a happy life, but there are simple things we can do to help us get there.<p>"We have a choice in our lives, in our behavior, and in our thoughts, as to what we …

Happiness

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Public Speaking

What I've Learned After Listening to 200 Hours of the Bulletproof Diet Podcast

This is the three minute story on how I went from eating french fries on my deathbed in Medellin, Colombia to having my outlook on health forever changed.<p>... and yes I'll tell you why so many people worldwide are putting <i>butter</i> in their coffee.<p>I was 13,000 feet above sea level in the Andes of Peru …

Immune System

2 Harvard students built a company that will do your chores for you, and it's made money since day one

The two women hired someone off of Craigslist to come do their laundry and buy their groceries weekly, and then they split the cost.<p>The woman they hired, Jenny, came to their apartments to take care of errands that would otherwise pile up. This would eventually evolve to become their company, …

Startups

Affordable Grocery Store Goes Organic And Bans Toxic Chemicals From Their Products

aldi.com<p>Aldi, the discount grocery store, recently announced that they will soon be supplying mostly organic products and will be banning many …