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‘Shy’ Insurance Man Grows A Beard, And It Turns His Life Upside Down

If our list of men before-and-after growing a beard didn’t convince you that males look way better with facial hair, this story definitely will. …

David Beckham

A Japanese word without a direct English translation reveals the biggest difference between Japanese and American work cultures

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …

Japan

How to Tell If A Pineapple is Ripe and Ready to Eat

Pineapple is native to South America. Spanish explorers introduced this tropical and drought-tolerant plant to Europe. Pineapple can be consumed raw, …

Pineapple

A Little Known 9-Word Tom Brady Quote Is The True North Of All Success

It's not talent, skill, or even dedication that guides your path to success. It's this.<p>First things first. This isn't a Patriot-ic column. Yes, I'm from Boston. Yes, I'm rooting for the Pats this Sunday. Yes, I cannot help but be drawn into the Super Bowl frenzy. And yes, I too was wondering if Tom …

NFL

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster

Our brains are constantly optimizing themselves.<p><i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience,</b> …

Self-improvement

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

Warren Buffett Says This Is The 1 Simple Habit That Separates Successful People from Everyone Else

The 87-year old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Lets revisit it again.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is now 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

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 …

Self-improvement

Attitude

Within the last century, Western science and physics have made a startling discovery. We are part of the world we view. The very process of our …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

Landscape Photography

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

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How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

A few months before he died, 83-year-old Spyros Sathi, widely regarded as the greatest Christian mystic of modern times, agreed to sit down and talk …

Spirituality

12 Things Real Women Find Gross About Men’s Grooming and Hygiene Habits

You Might Be Surprised...<p>There’s nothing worse than when a tiny detail of your life ruins the perception a beautiful woman has of you. Be it bad …

Victor Cruz

Strength Training for Marathon Runners

With the start of marathon training or distance running events, many guys ditch the weights in favor of additional miles on the road. While the added …

How to mix cardio and strength-building to zap fat

We checked in with Mike Wunsch, certified personal trainer and Director of Training and Large Group Programming at Results Fitness, for his …

Exercise

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

Self-help