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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

Apps

How I fell for the blockchain gold rush

Cryptocurrencies than can make millionaires in minutes are justification enough to get of bed at 5am to gamble<p>Bitcoin envy, the ultramodern malaise. News reports are full of this magic internet money’s rocketing value – currently $16,000 – and Facebook is dotted with people who picked some up at …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

This Startup Can Help You Build Your Brand in 35 Minutes (or Less)

Ah, convenience and efficiency. Entrepreneurs rejoice.<p>Building a brand as a micro-business owner, freelancer, or digital nomad can often feel like you're playing a game of connect-the-dots. Trust me, I've been there. You use one tool for emailing clients, another tool to create your brand's social …

Meet the Cannabinoid That's Three Times as Powerful as THC

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the compound in marijuana that allows users to get high. So obviously it's pretty powerful stuff. But did you know …

Unico is a smart toothbrush that cleans your teeth in under 5 seconds

<i>Update 12/8:</i> <i>Unico is no longer on Kickstarter after raising over $1,000,000 in backing and has since moved to Indiegogo. They have also pushed the delivery date back from February 2018 to June 2018. We have reached out to the Unico team for comment and will update you as we get information.</i><p>Whether …

Crowd Funding

Medicinal cannabis oil arrives in NZ

The arrival of a new, cheaper medicinal cannabis product in New Zealand is good news for patients but will still be prohibitively expensive for many, …

The 'Dragon Ball Z' x BAPE Collaboration Is Dropping in Stores This Weekend

Baby Milo meets Kid Goku.<p>Having recently collaborated with brands such as Porter and Dover Street Market Ginza, BAPE has revealed its latest joint capsule. This time working with <i>Dragon Ball Z</i>, the Japanese brand is set to release a series of graphic T-shirts and hoodies featuring images taken from …

Clothing

Bitcoin Is Now Worth $15,000 USD

All that glitters is not gold.<p>Just a week after Bitcoin‘s value shot up to $10,000 USD, the cryptocurrency has already skyrocketed up by $5,000 USD to over $15,000 USD per coin. This is a shocking change since the beginning of 2017, when it was estimated at a mere $800 USD.<p>Since September, Bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

adidas Originals Drops N-5923 "Collegiate" Pack

A more accessible range.<p>adidas Originals’ latest launch uses the N-5923 model to usher in a selection of colorways dubbed the “Collegiate” Pack. This results in the model being used as a canvas for classic Core White, Black, Collegiate Navy, Burgundy, Ash Pink and Chalk Blue options.<p>The N-5923 …

Shoes

Bitcoin hits new high above $11,500 as the Winklevoss twins become the first bitcoin billionaires

LONDON — Bitcoin is back to its winning ways, posting a record high on Sunday and making billionaires of the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.<p>Bitcoin suffered big price falls last week but recovered over the weekend. The digital currency hit a new high of $11,826.76 a coin on Sunday, according to …

Cryptocurrency

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

The 7 Toxic Personalities That Are Destroying Your Success

A toxic personality destroys a successful career.<p>Are you destroying your own success without even knowing it?<p>Are some of your personalities toxic and you have no clue?<p>Each of us has many personas- personalities that we embody.<p>Some personalities are positive and others are potentially harmful--and …

You're Just Not Prepared For What's Coming

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what's coming. Not even close. Don't take it personally. I'm simply playing …

The death of the internet

If we lose this, we lose everything.<p>When I was very young, before I was on the internet — even before the internet was really a thing you could “go …

When This Happens, Bitcoin Could Be Doomed

You probably thought this was good news, but this late October announcement could be bitcoin's undoing.<p>What's more powerful than a speeding …

Jeff Sessions sued by 12-year-old girl to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

The sixth-grader moved from Texas to Colorado to use medical marijuana, and she hasn’t had a seizure in two years<p>Alexis Bortell, a 12-year-old girl who lives in Colorado, is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the nation's federal prohibition of medical marijuana.<p>Bortell and her parents moved …

The Next Great Digital Transformation Is Almost Upon Us and It Will Be Truly Different

It's time to start paying attention.<p>When engineers from Xerox PARC showed off their revolutionary new personal computer, the Alto, at the company's global conference in 1977, senior executives weren't particularly impressed. It just didn't seem to be relevant to their jobs or their business. Their …

Innovation

‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to experts

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

Sleep

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Data Science

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea

Before you talk to potential investors, ask if your business has these three essential criteria.<p>An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe …

Entrepreneurship

A Guide to Cannabis Distillates

<b>Get near The Clear.</b><p>“Civilization begins with distillation.”<p>Or so said classic American author William Faulkner years ago. The legendary drinker was …

Cannabis

Ganja Goes Granular

Like computers and millennial sex drives, things are only getting smaller in the world of weed. Two new products are offering cannabis in granular …

Food

Crystal Clear Pumpkin Pie!? The Holiday Classic Gets a Magical Makeover

The server says "pumpkin pie" as he sets down a doll-sized slice with a quivering, crystal clear filling. It’s the traditional holiday classic, not packaged as one might expect. But then again, this is Alinea, Chicago’s radical and pioneering temple of progressive cuisine, renowned the world over …

Baking

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce

The 40% Rule: The Simple Secret To Success

There is no shortage of business books on the market (including mine), most of which claim to hold the secrets to success.<p>As a business book writer myself, I’m not inclined to disparage any of these. Most offer useful tactics that entrepreneurs can use to streamline their processes and boost their …

Motivation

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

Exploring the 'Limitless Future' of a Weed Extract That Doesn't Get You High

We toured the Elite Botanicals laboratory in Colorado to see how CBD—a purified weed compound—gets made from start to finish.<p>CBD—a purified weed compound that won't get you stoned—is used to treat everything from breast cancer to stress relief, and epilepsy to aching joints. Because of its wealth …

Cannabis