Pranav Iyengar

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The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

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Why Apple Fans Will (Almost) Always Defend Them

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>If I close my eyes I can still smell the chlorine -- and visualize the sea of shimmering silver against the background peppered with red; the strained and exaggerated movements of people operating these "Nautilus" machines. That was 28 years …

How to Raise Your Stress Tolerance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a startup or small business is riddled with stresses that demand your attention and drain your energy. You can't eliminate stress completely, so instead aim to boost your ability to cope with stress, which will help you face …

The Secret to Getting Anyone to Do Anything for You Is ...

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>The way you get people to do what you want, the way you get people to buy your product or use your service, the way you get people to follow your lead - it is all the same. You let these people know what is in it for them.<p>In Simon Sinek's …

How To Create Organization Habits That You’ll Actually Stick To

Overflowing inbox? Pieces of paper and important information everywhere? Everything has its place–here are the essential habits of organization to survive a chaotic world.<p>A trusted organization system that you actually use regularly can turn your day from one of chaos to one of focus, …

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Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s job-crushing drones and robot armies: They’re coming for your job next

<b>(Ociacia, MaraZe via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>It’s inescapable: We’ll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>December 6, 2013 7:45pm (UTC)<p>Alienation comes easy when you stumble into the glare of a modern airport off a red-eye flight. …

8 Questions to Ask Now and to Keep Asking in the Year Ahead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You either love or hate “end of the year” articles that talk about evaluating the past year and planning for the coming year. I have mixed emotions about them: psychologically the end of the year is an important milestone but, …

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