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Three Honest-to-God Vintage Pilot’s Watches You Can Buy Right Now

A “pilot’s watch” is a category of tool watches that has no clear-cut set of requirements. A brief survey of watches used by aviators throughout the …

Watches

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

Lawn Mowing

Surprise! The Missing Link to Beating Procrastination Is a Tomato

Increase your attention span and boost your productivity by doing this 1 very simple thing. With a tomato.<p>You've been told time and time again that fruits and vegetables can affect how you work and live.<p>You have heard, "you are what you eat," when you were growing up, and later on you might have …

Time Management

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Check These Phone Settings To Make Sure Apps Aren’t Spying On You

<i>Phone apps ask for permission to see a lot of data on our phone including GPS, photos and microphone. Here's how to check and limit their access -</i> …

Declutter Your Kids Brain By Doing These 6 Things

When it comes to options, sometimes less is more.<p>Today's children have playrooms stacked to the ceiling with plastic, battery-operated toys of every size, shape, and color. These same kids can watch up to eight hours of TV per day, a number that would have shocked the parents of yesteryear.<p>Growing …

The Secret of Self-Esteem

‘Confidence’ derives from the Latin <i>fidere</i>, ‘to trust’. Self-confidence essentially means to trust and have faith in oneself. It is our certainty as …

Self-esteem

A Cognitive Scientist's Method for Changing Your Habits | Heleo

“The single biggest mistake that most people make is that they don’t do a very simple thing, which is to make desirable behaviors easy and …

The reason you can't stop checking your phone down is rooted in your brain — here's how to break free

It's probably unfair to say we're "addicted" to our phones. However, that doesn't mean they don't take up a considerable amount of our time and energy each day.<p>In fact, there's all sorts of numbers being thrown around to try to quantify our phone time. From marketing firm dscout's claim that we …

Apps

Good Mentors Help You Work Through Strong Emotions

When I was 25, during my annual review my (male) boss confirmed lots of positive things, such as how I exceeded my $26 million goal in sales. But he ended the meeting with his one big negative: “You need to smile more.” I was stunned. He explained that all the senior executives perceived my lack of …

5 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

We all want to be fearless public speakers. We dream of confidently striding onto the stage to give a speech or presentation, breaking the ice with the perfect joke, captivating the audience with compelling stories, handling the most difficult questions with ease, and exiting to cheers and applause.<p>…

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Cold Showers Lead to Fewer Sick Days

Geert A. Buijze and his colleagues asked 3,000 volunteers in the Netherlands to finish their morning showers with a 30-, 60-, or 90-second blast of cold water, or to shower as they usually did, for 30 consecutive days. Then the researchers looked at the work attendance records of the same people …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling | Inc.com

By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as <i>Harvard Business Review</i> describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to convey.<p>But you may not know that the traditional way we …

Public Speaking

3 Stocks I'm Never Selling

These companies have what it takes to succeed for decades to come.<p>I have bought and sold quite a few stocks through the years. Some I wished later …

Investing

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Minimalism

How to become a morning workout person, according to a physical trainer

When an entire day of work is looming before you, it's easy to justify hitting the snooze button instead of putting on sneakers. But according to celebrity trainer Corey Calliet, there are no valid excuses for skipping the gym.<p>"There's time and you can do it. I don't care what nobody says or what …

Fitness

A High School Econ Teacher Wrote This List Of 100 Wise Words And It’s Amazing

Imagine the time it took for the teacher to sit down and put these together for their students. I’d have this guy as my teacher any day.<p>Source: …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work | Inc.com

You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small crowd of people gathered around one individual.<p>She's not doing much talking, yet it appears that people are gravitating to her …

Body Language