Naiz Ibrahim

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5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Here’s why your gut instinct is wrong at work – and how to know when it isn’t

Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re a bit …

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our field or area …

20 Behavioral Interview Questions to Test If Job Candidates Have High Motivation

Selecting the right interview questions plays a key factor in hiring the right people, as well as weeding out the bad apples.<p>Hiring managers spend countless, wasted hours, asking the wrong interview questions to determine the right job or culture fit in a candidate; many of them end up as mis-hires …

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay on task. Few would argue with that, and even if they did, there is evidence to support the idea that resisting distraction and staying …

How to Look Confident Even When You Don't Feel It

Keep your doubts to yourself and don't be in awe of anyone.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever met someone who exudes confidence wherever they show up? There’s no need to be envious. You too can gain more confidence, even become the most confident person in …

A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel

The average Facebook user spends almost an hour on the site every day, according to data provided by the company last year. A Deloitte survey found that for many smartphone users, checking social media apps are the first thing they do in the morning – often before even getting out of bed. Of …

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

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How Writing Makes You a More Influential Leader

Leaders set the standard for company communications. Make sure you're setting the bar high.<p>Information moves quickly. Tweets, blog posts, photos and more can be shared with millions of people seconds after they are created, and we can monitor global news from our living rooms in real-time. This …

How to hire so you won't have to fire: Three approaches to finding great talent when you're pressed for time

Richard Branson says he hires based solely on the personality traits he uncovers in interviews. Mark Zuckerberg says he only takes on staff he could …

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best. I returned to Japan, where I was working, and tried to forget about it. The tumors returned a year later, this time in my liver. After a long search, the surgeons found a new …