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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

7 Proven Ways to Reprogram Your Thoughts

It's hard to be pessimistic and happy at the same time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's clich?; but true: your thoughts have a significant impact on your success and well-being. A study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who thought more …

Streaming

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Depression

How Much Money Should You Be Saving to Retire? Your Savings Account Will Tell You | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom tells us that the sooner you start saving for retirement, the sooner you can retire. Unfortunately, that's sometimes easier said than done. After all, life has a habit having constantly throwing a monkey wrench into your savings goals.<p>To make matters worse, we all have different …

Retirement

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Mindfulness

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

11 Research-Backed Hacks to Improve Self-Confidence

Confidence is not a reflection of what you can or can't do. It is merely a belief of what you can or can't achieve.<p>Lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-doubt kills more dreams than any failure ever will, and the only way to battle it is …

Self-improvement

Therese, 39, blev fri från reumatism: Jag ändrade kost 
– och värken försvann

Kort efter att Therese Gillberg fött sitt tredje barn fick hon ont i sin handled.<br>– Min man fick hjälpa mig så att jag kunde amma min lilla dotter, …

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back To The Universe

252.2K Shares<p>Share this Post Share Share Share Share Email Comments<p>According to two leading scientists, the human brain is, in fact, a <b>‘biological</b> …

Forskarna: Okända knepet botar huvudvärk på bara fem minuter

Det är inte alltid huvudvärkstabletter finns till hands när man behöver dem. Även om de gör det vill många hellre använda sig av en naturlig metod. …

Harvard Teaches Its Business School Students This Approach to Having Hard Conversations (but Stanford Prefers Another Way) | Inc.com

<i>What is the best way to approach a difficult conversation you have been avoiding? 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 Osman Ahmed Osman, Engineering Manager at Quora, on Quora:</b><p>If you …

Harvard Law School

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, …

Ikigai

Live like you could lose everything, but know there’s nothing to lose

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook or get into shape.<p>Put most …

Self-improvement

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Study Skills

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The Brain

How to Inspire a Group of People to Do the Impossible | Inc.com

It was Andrew Carnegie who said, "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."<p>When you want to motivate people to do amazing …

Motivation

How to Use Other People's Doubts to Fuel Your Own Success

Don't ever believe when other people say you can't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a reason rap and hip-hop artists like to say that haters are motivators. Though negativity can be difficult to endure, there are ways to turn those bad vibes around and melt them …

Motivation

These 4 Second-Round Interview Questions Are What Actually Mattered When I Met With Over 1,000 Candidates | Inc.com

Hiring for culture fit is one of the hardest and most important parts of starting a company. There's no way to avoid this challenge, but you can certainly get a lot better at handling it. In my last piece I offered the 4 interview questions that have helped me hire for culture fit. After giving …

Employment

​The 25 Simplest Health Tips You Can Try Right Now | Men’s Health

How Masturbating, Breathing, and 23 Other Stupidly Simple Habits Can Make You the Healthiest You've Ever Been<p>​We asked 25 top health and wellness experts to spill the one thing that’ll get you there<p>getty images<p>You know the basics of what you need to do to help your health: Eat right, get moving, …

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter | Inc.com

If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're just starting your company, …

Employment

Want to Win a Negotiation Against a Bigger Player? Try This Remarkably Simple Tactic | Inc.com

You're pitching your app to an investor who's interested. But there's a problem. You have only one interested investor and he has many other startups to choose from. He can just get up and walk away. Your instinct will tell you to give him plenty of leeway during the negotiation. You'll probably …

Anger Management

To Find Your Passion, You Have to Connect the Dots | Inc.com

Do you remember the story of Hansel and Gretel?<p>In the beginning, there's not enough food to go around because of a famine. People are starving, and they can only afford to feed the stronger family members. One night, the children overhear their parents talk about leaving them in the forest to fend …

Self-improvement

A financial adviser explains 8 common biases that may be impacting your investment decisions

In previously discussing behavioral finance, I focused on four common personality types of investors.<p>Now let's focus on the common behavioral biases that affect our investment decisions.<p>The concept of behavioral finance helps us recognize our natural biases that lead us to making illogical and …

Critical Thinking