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Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

The Most Misread Poem in America

By David Orr September 11, 2015<p>On Poetry<p><i>Everyone knows Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”—and almost everyone gets it wrong.</i><p>Frost in 1913.<p><i>From</i> The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong, <i>a new book by David Orr.</i><p>A young man hiking through a forest …

Literature

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

REPORT: The FBI put its 'A-team' on the 'extremely serious' Hillary Clinton email probe

The source said the investigation is centered around 18 US Code 793, a section of the Espionage Act related to gathering and transmitting national-defense information.<p>Two emails reportedly found on Clinton's server from 2009 and 2011 contained information regarded as "Top Secret/Sensitive …

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

I Used to Hate Running, But runDisney Races Have Made Me Feel Like a "Real" Runner

If someone had told my kid or even teenage self that I’d have completed a marathon at any point in my life, let alone before I turned 30, I would’ve laughed in their face.<p>In middle and high school, I wasn’t athletic – in fact, I excelled in pretty much every subject except PE. While my classmates …

The Key To Running Faster That Has Nothing To Do With Running

Time to put the pedal to the metal, jogging junkies.<p>If you're a runner working toward your next personal record, you might want to include some time on a stationary bike.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research suggests that doing 15 minutes or more of high-intensity …

Is It Possible to Train for a Marathon Without Stepping Outdoors?

<i>Ready for some #fitspo? We're rounding up the best new workouts that'll make you want to hit the gym.</i><p>If you've suddenly been inspired to sign up for …

An Unfussy Crumble for Swoony Summer Fruit

<i>Today: KatieQ shares her recipe for a speedy, simple cherry crumble with whipped cream to boot.</i><p>When it comes to summer fruit, we can barely help ourselves. It's just—when the market swells with peaches and berries and cherries and nectarines and plums and melons, we don't want to be anywhere else, …

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

The Eiffel Tower’s iron-clad frame turned slightly greener last week, with the installation of two new wind turbines along its lower deck. Perched some 400 feet above the ground, atop a ritzy, second-level restaurant, the slender turbines are part of a broader effort to make Paris’ most iconic …

Murakami halaga trabajo de González Iñárritu

El destacado escritor japonés opinó sobre Birdman<p><b>Haruki Murakami</b>, uno de los más populares escritores contemporáneos japoneses, lo tiene claro a la …

Cómo publicar tu ebook y triunfar

<b>Ana Nieto</b> dirige Web empresa 2.0, una agencia de marketing digital y redes sociales. Lleva años escribiendo libros tanto en editoriales como …

Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks

The human ingenuity within any organization is it’s greatest competitive advantage. Yet the fear, complacency and outright disengagement that can exist within it’s walls are the biggest barriers to leveraging it.<p>The number one responsibility of any leader is to create an environment that not only …

Leadership

Former Olympian runs a mile a day for 50 years

Former Olympian Ron Hill has celebrated running at least a mile a day for 50 years.<p>The former Olympian Ron Hill has celebrated completing yet another ambitious challenge - running at least a mile a day for 50 years.<p>Dr Hill, who started to log runs on 20 December 1964, crossed the finish line of …

Not All Fitness Goals Are Created Equal. Choose the Right Ones.

When Nick Symmonds won silver at the 2013 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships, he immediately started eyeing his next conquest: the World Indoor Championships. "As soon as I crossed that finish line, I wanted more," says Symmonds, an 800-meter specialist. "I was coming off a season where I …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

7 Things No One Told Me About Being an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to take charge of their financial future and enjoy the freedom entrepreneurship can provide. While the allure of entrepreneurship is strong, there are some realities you should be aware …

MJ: Next ring will mean most

In his four seasons as the majority owner of the NBA team in Charlotte, Michael Jordan has endured plenty, including the worst season in NBA history, …

¿Sabe usted qué necesita una pareja para ser feliz en su relación?

El contacto físico es uno de los secretos para mantener una buena relación de pareja. Archivo<p>Al principio de las relaciones de pareja todo marcha …

Adorable Mother and Daughter Show Off Impressive Yoga Moves

We have officially found the cutest pair of yoga partners ever. Yoga instructor Laura Kasperzak (@laurasykora on Instagram) frequently shares pictures of herself pulling off impressive yoga moves with her very young daughter. Often wearing matching outfits, the cute mother-daughter duo are seen …

What is it?

Hmm, what in the world could this small, ramp-like item be? It’s made from natural cork and is about the size of a medium sized notepad (for lack of …

11 Things You'd Never Guess About Singapore

Yes, it's the home of Angry Birds cable cars and a theme park for "Chinese legends and folklore."<p>But that's not <i>all</i> you need to know about Singapore. The island nation has some sneaky wonders, laws and customs -- it costs $56,000 for the permit to own a car?! -- that you might never have guessed. …

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

How the Internet made me a better writer

Everyone says the Internet’s making us dumb, but writing about comics online helped me write a book about them<p>The Internet is making us stupider. So various folks often say on the Internet, at least. One such is author and humanities professor Alan Jacobs. In a short post last week, Jacobs argued …

The Shape of Your Head and the Shape of Your Mind

How the archaic study of brain shape and head reading — the origin of terms like “highbrow” and “lowbrow,” “well rounded,” and “shrink” — shaped the modern obsession with the mind. One reason phrenology attracted so many followers was that it seemed to provide the toolbox for the American dream.<p>To …

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Sony Cyber-Shot QX Lens Cameras Enhance Your Mobile Photography Experience

<b>Sony Cyber-Shot QX Lens Cameras</b> combine the convenience of a compact camera with connectivity of smartphones. These cameras will certainly enhance …

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