Shane Bowyer

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Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

4 Ways to Rewire Your Brain for Creative Thinking | Inc.com

Let's start with a confession. As a man of a certain age I've occasionally started to need to visit the bathroom in the middle of the night. The inevitable march of age takes no prisoners. But what's possibly a bigger confession is that I often find myself reading and answering an email or two …

Creativity

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new …

Creativity

How Curiosity Gives Your Memory A Boost

Research shows curiosity makes your brain happy and can cure bias. As if that isn't a good enough reason to stay curious, scientists have come up …

University of New South Wales

DARPA's new brain device increases learning speed by 40%

Cheap and Non-Invasive<p>New research funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has successfully …

U.S. Department of Defense

Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. UNESCO estimates that the world will need 1.6 million more teachers globally, a number set to double by 2030. Enter Elon Musk.<p>Musk is famous for being the face of such organizations as …

Machine Learning

Designing Internship Projects for Greater Impact - Recruiting - Harvard Business School

Although internships have long been a staple of an HBS education, today’s MBA candidates have different expectations – with a new set of challenges …

Harvard Business School

Why Weird Experiences Boost Creativity

Creative people think differently. But why? There is no magic bullet or single pill. We all have the potential for creativity, but there are so many …

Creativity

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why You Shouldn't Put Time Limits on Creativity

The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford shares how prevents feeling creatively blocked.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and</i> …

Computer Science

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

Why NASA still believes we might find life on Mars

The day Gil Levin says he detected life on Mars, he was waiting in his lab at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, watching a piece of paper inch out of a printer.<p>Levin snatched the sheet and scrutinized the freshly inked graph. A thin line measuring radioactive carbon crept steadily upward, just as …

Great Lakes

For Baltimore officers cleared in Freddie Gray's death, an uncertain future

After a Baltimore jury convicted him of shooting a man during a 1996 traffic stop, Sgt. Stephen R. Pagotto said he became a pariah in the community and with top police brass.<p>The Baltimore Police Department fired him, and he became a car salesman in Harford County, where he moved from his Baltimore …

Want To Perform Better? Understand the Performance Mind

<i>The last article we posted by Scott Price stirred up a lot of comments and controversy. He’s back again with another “mind-provoking” article.</i>The …

Cycling

The 30,000 futures of the brain

<i>How will we crack the brain?</i><p>If you would like see things straight out of a science fiction movie, you should visit a neuroscience laboratory. …

Are we living in the age of the brain?

<b>Neuroscience has exploded into the mainstream in recent years</b><p>We’re surely now in the Age of the Brain. In the United States, the BRAIN Initiative, …

You Can Train Your Brain to Become More Confident

<i>Big Think has partnered with PwC to bring you big ideas on the future of women in leadership. Click here to watch a webcast presented by PwC with</i> …

You Can Increase Your Intelligence: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Cognitive Potential

By Andrea Kuszewski | Nov 11, 2011<p>Synopsis<p>Learn about the principles of fluid intelligence and strengthen your cognitive abilities through exercises …

On Exercising the Mind

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

Mindfulness

Understanding Brainwaves to Expand our Consciousness

The human brain is a complex entity constantly at work, sending electrical signals, communicating, building new neural connections and so on. This …

“We Need A New Field Manual For Business”: Casey Gerald

When this Harvard MBA’s graduation speech went viral, he found a new career mission.<p>When Casey Gerald woke up on the morning of his graduation from Harvard Business School this past May, he had a bad feeling. As a child, Gerald’s parents had abandoned him, first his father, who had a drug problem, …

Harvard Business School

Why The Best Leaders Are Self-Aware

You can’t be a really effective executive if you’re not fully aware of the effect your actions and personality have on others. It’s that simple. All too often leadership analysis focuses only on results, and not how those results are attained. Which has implications for how long and effectively one …

7 Types of Leadership Intentions and Impacts

In work and leadership, we get into conversations about intent. Some phrases like these appear:<p>“Even though what he did was wrong, his intentions …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Leadership