Karen Beckley

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You Can Immediately Spot Great People in Your Company by Asking This One Question

Are your employees tackling their assignments effectively? Find out by asking "The Hawaii Question."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One day, my general manager, Adam, walked in looking incredibly frazzled. I paused for a second, then I asked him "The Hawaii …

Immunity-Boosting Smoothies for Kids

Fruit-filled smoothies are a great way to help your kids get nutrients that keep their bodies healthy (especially during cold and flu season, when we …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make …

13 Unexpected Life Lessons You Can Learn Just From Practicing Yoga

When I started practicing yoga during my sophomore year of college, it was purely a way to pass the time during a particularly rough time in my life, …

Changes in eye can predict changes in brain

A loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia in people with a genetic risk for the disorder -- even before …

You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, …

Using This Simple Tool Will Make You Better Than 99 Percent of CEOs

Think of feedback like the gift that will keep you honest, successful and humble.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business</i> …

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

Healthy Eating

Why does dieting not work? Study sheds light

Many of us know from experience that losing weight is a feat of endurance. Some diets will work, others won't, and despite our best efforts, it might …

A teenager has designed a bra which can detect breast cancer

It only needs to be worn for an hour a week to spot the symptoms.<p>An 18-year-old boy from Mexico has wowed scientists with his recent invention: a bra which claims to be able to detect breast cancer symptoms. Student Julian Rios Cantu won the top prize at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards …

A neuroscientist explains why we can’t see the world objectively—and humanity is better for it

Humans have a primal, biological imperative to maintain the status quo, but seeking out answers to the unknown is also incredibly important to evolutionary innovation.<p>This dichotomy creates all sorts of kerfuffles. We’re taught to rid ourselves of implicit biases that don’t serve society and to …

Creativity

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain Under Anesthesia

If you’ve ever had surgery, your anesthesiologist has likely told you to count back from 100. You don’t get too far before you’ve drifted off. Hours …

How the brain stores memories

Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a property known as ‘graceful degradation’.<p>A neuroscientist explains: how the …

Memory Loss

The 3 Performance-Management Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Leaders want to change their performance-management strategy. They're just unsure how to do that. Here are some ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the start of the new year, everyone is excited about the possibilities to come. <i>“This year,”</i> business leaders think,</i> …

The Truth About Green Tea for Weight Loss

Green tea has gained tremendous popularity as an all-around health elixir, touted to burn fat and prevent an array of illnesses, including cancer and …

Tea

Natural Bleach Alternative Hello Natural...

P.S. Hydrogen Peroxide will retain it’s properties if kept in a dark bottle where minimal light can seep through. Try to find a dark gallon (if …

Hydrogen

Here's why the drug that helped Jimmy Carter get 'cancer-free' is such a big deal

Carter was being treated with a cancer drug called Keytruda that uses the immune system to fight off cancerous cells.<p>Keytruda, made by pharmaceutical company Merck, was originally approved by the FDA in September 2014 to treat melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer that can also show up in other …

The Ultimate Way to Increase Motivation, According to Neuroscience

Igniting your passion is easier than you think.<p>Motivation is the key to success for many aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>It's one thing to enjoy the idea of something, but actually achieving your goals takes a reservoir of motivation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking …

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

The retirement crisis is getting truly scary

No doubt you are tired of reading this story. I'm certainly tired of writing it.<p>"The United States is on the verge of a retirement crisis," I proclaimed in 2013. I repeated myself in 2014. And again in 2015. And, now, 2016.<p>This year's occasion for despair comes courtesy of the left-leaning Economic …

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people. Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in situations where we have to learn a vast quantity of information in a very short period of time.<p>In these instances, almost …

Humanity

The hidden medical epidemic few women have been willing to talk about, until now

When Carmel Price's mother had an operation six years ago, Price helped her in the hospital but never really knew what the procedure was for. "I heard that she was having 'reconstructive surgery,' like that her organs had moved around and they were putting them back where they belonged," said …

Yoga and the New Year: How to Create Lasting Change

Self-improvement is at the top of everyone's New Year's resolution list. An estimated 45% of Americans resolve to make some form of personal change each year. And though intentions start out strong, research suggests that merely 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions. This number may …

You have bigger worries than terrorism: 5 diseases infinitely more likely to kill you

Repeat after us, you’re not dying in a terrorist attack. Cancer and heart disease pose far, far greater threats<p>Thanks in part to Donald Trump and his angry GOP competitors, who have been stoking the fear card for months, Americans have placed the fear of terror at the top of their lists of …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

The Yoga-Pilates Fusion Workout for a Strong, Tight Butt

As we enter into December, it's safe to say that 2015 was the year of the booty. From fitness to music to fashion, the derriere was the center of …