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8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice -- and everyone said the same thing

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. …

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

These 5 Overlooked Habits Will Instantly Make You More Creative and Productive | Inc.com

When people think of high performance, they often associate it with complexity. But, elevating your game and boosting your creativity is far from being complex.<p>In fact, when you're looking to elevate your game, mastering the basics of your particular craft is more than enough to separate yourself …

Productivity

Turmeric Paste for Golden Milk

<i>How to make turmeric paste to stir in your Golden Milk.</i><p>Known as the “spice of life” in India, turmeric seems to be considered at the moment as one of …

7 Mental Blocks Preventing Your Success

You don't have to let self-doubt, fear and lack of focus complicate your life and stagnate your business growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Unless our brains get involved. Then we’ll find a way to roam the …

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11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

The Biggest Meditation Practice You've Never Heard Of—And 5 Steps To Try It Today

At this point, we’re all familiar with the wide-ranging health benefits of meditation. It can help you handle adversity, eradicate stress, lose …

DIY: Pretty and Carefree Paper Plants

Not everyone has a green thumb. Our recommendation? DIY some carefree paper plants with the help of Corrie Beth Hogg. All it takes is a one-time …

Crafting

Good leaders tell stories that make people trust them with power

We often assume that good looks and the advantages conferred by wealth fuel leaders’ rise to power. This was not the case with Abraham Lincoln. The man who would come to be known as one of the greatest US presidents came from a poor background and was known for his ill-fitting attire, lack of …

Why 100-year-old borders drawn by two Europeans still define the Middle East

The Sykes-Picot agreement, reached a century ago this week, delineated national borders based more on British and French interests than local …

7 Steps to Create More Love and Happiness in the Present Moment

<b>“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” ~Abraham Maslow</b><p>It was 4:00am, but I was wide awake. I wanted to be …

The 5-Minute Habit That Can Change Your Life

In today’s world, it’s incredibly easy to get sidetracked from doing what truly matters to you. Every day, we are bombarded by distractions from all …

I Quit Using Shampoo... Yes, Really

I am pretty lazy. I don't spend a ton of time on any beauty regimen and I despise getting dressed up. So, when I read about being able to go days and days without washing my hair, I was all for trying it. Don't judge me. I have three kids, work two jobs, and it takes hours for my hair to air dry. …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

In pictures: fairytales through history

From the magical to the macabre, fairytales have captivated children and adults alike for centuries. Here, we explore the history of fairytales in …

Fairy Tales

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about King Arthur

The legend of King Arthur, a fifth-century warrior who supposedly led the fight against Saxon invaders, continues to fascinate today. Here, historian …

Ancient History

How to Get Your Customers to Do Your Brand Marketing for You | Inc.com

<i>Cory von Wallenstein is the CEO of</i> <i>Adored</i><i>, a loyalty experience platform that is strengthening the relationships users have with the businesses they visit and brands they love.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are obsessed with the chase: They love to throw out goals and then try to run them down. One "shiny object" …

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

The Autofocus Productivity Method: Stop Maintaining To-Do Lists and Start Getting Stuff Done

<i>Looking for a personal productivity system that doesn't suffer the rigidity and unwieldiness that have thwarted your best efforts to adopt other</i> …

Time Management

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

A 21-Day Detox To Balance Your Hormones & Help You Feel Vibrant

Sometimes it takes more than mere cleaning up of your diet to balance your hormones — and that means detox. While the length at which a woman should …

Broccoli Salad with Mandarin Oranges

Shares 7K<p>Broccoli salad beckons me; it calls to me. And I’m usually quite powerless to resist it’s deliciousness (yeah, I’m one of those broccoli …