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This Former Google Exec Shares Why Leaders Get Happiness Wrong and Why Meditation No Longer Makes Sense

Mo Gawdat, author of 'Solve for Happy,' shares his happiness equation, so you can be content at work and in life.<p><i>In this series,</i> The Way We Work, <i>Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace.</i><p>Mo …

Happiness

Tesla's all-electric semi truck will start at $150,000

The entry model will have a 300 mile range, or for $180,000 you can get a version with a 500 mile range.<p>Tesla has quietly released the expected prices of its new all-electric semi truck on its website. Two options will be available, with the only difference between the tow being the range you can …

Semi Truck

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Procrastination

Jony Ive says iPhone X will evolve and be able to ‘do things it can’t do now’ in a year’s time

Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive sat down with design magazine Wallpaper* for a wide-ranging interview following the release of the iPhone X. In the piece, Ive talks about the company’s new Apple Park headquarters, what he likes most about iPhone X, and much more.<p>Arguably, the most …

How Flywheel, Lululemon, And Camelbak Engage Users With Interactive Content Marketing Strategies

Content marketing is all about driving engagement and is one of the more effective ways to cut through the clutter of the overly saturated digital ad space. Resourceful and compelling content is always valued by customers and is critical to generating long term brand loyalty and meaningful sales.<p>As …

Marketing

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Here's Your First Look at Fitbit's New Trackers

Fitbit is making some big changes to its bread-and-butter fitness trackers, according to leaked images from TechnoBuffalo. Photos of the Fitbit …

Mom Warns Parents About Newest McDonald's Happy Meal Toy After Her Son Gets Burned

The newest toy offered in the McDonald's Happy Meals appeals to parents and kids alike.<p>The kid's “activity tracker,” pictured below, encourages …

McDonald's

Tesla has big plans to build 3 electric vehicles that nobody wants

In the future, Tesla will construct a pickup truck, a bus, and most provocatively, a semi-truck. All this new "product," as it's called in the industry, set off a flurry of enthusiastic speculation.<p>In theory, it all makes sense: Musk has a grand vision of liberating humanity from its dependence on …

Tesla

20 habits of unsuccessful and ineffective leaders

However, it's also worthwhile taking the time to understand what bad leaders do so that we can learn what to avoid which can be just as helpful.<p>Over my 25 years in leadership, here are some of the habits of unsuccessful and ineffectual leaders that I have seen, and in some cases, their …

Self-improvement

Why Coming Up With Original Ideas Is Actually Easier for Your Brain

The science of "Not Invented Here" syndrome and why borrowing others' ideas is smarter, but harder on the brain.<p>Had he suffered from one of the most common founder syndromes, Steve Jobs might never have even considered visiting the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in 1979. He might never have …

Inventions

The entire history of iPhone vs. Android summed up in two charts

When the time comes to tell future generations about the epic mobile contest between Apple's iPhone and Google's Android OS, Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends report will serve as a great overview. What does it tell us? Well, it shows that there was a budding smartphone market before the two US …

Android Phones
Audiophile

Apple and Microsoft are still fighting an old war — while Amazon and Google fight a new one

By the end of 2015, it finally looked as if both had succeeded: The new Apple TV supports the Apple App Store, and Microsoft updated the Xbox One to run a version of the Windows 10 operating system.<p>And a report came out last week indicating that the Apple TV will soon be getting an upgrade that …

Amazon Echo

How Sex Really Affects Training & Competition

To Abstain or Not to Abstain, That is the Question<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>There's significant variance from sport to sport as well as from …

Exercise

FiiO's sweet little $40 USB digital converter-headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac plugs-in FiiO's teensy gizmo, and likes what he hears.<p>FiiO's K1 USB digital converter has been buried under a pile of crap on my desk for months, but it's not my fault. The K1 is so darned small it's easy to lose track of, but now that I've gotten around to listening to it I'm here …

Audiophile

Five simple daily habits that can revolutionise your health

In the health and fitness world, a lot is made of advanced techniques, ‘secrets’ and special diet plans. Each sector is big business: people will pay money hand over fist in the quest for a slimmer stomach or a toned torso.<p>Some of the money is well spent – but most is not. The truth is that, if you …

Skyhook Wireless allows wearables to break free from smartphones

Skyhook Wireless – the company that handles location requests for a number of tech giants including Apple, Samsung and Dell – just launched a new ultra-light software development kit (SDK) that will make location services for wearables a lot more convenient.<p>Until now, wearables could only support …

All-new Mavic Ksyrium, Cosmic Pro Carbon SL Clinchers get full carbon construction & wider rims

Last summer, when they launched their all-new hubs and carbon tubular wheels, Mavic started down the road of new, wider Ksyrium and Cosmic clinchers. …

Headphones That Let You Listen Without Touching Your Ears

At SXSW this week in Austin, Texas, Sony, via their new Future Lab program, unveiled a prototype pair of headphones, codenamed Concept N, that work …

Consumer Tech

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Paris-Nice 2016 Tech: Gallery of bikes from Giant-Alpecin, Direct Energie, Cannondale & Lampre Merida

Compared to the Cannondale team bikes we saw at the Tour Down Under, these SuperSix EVO Hi-Mods had only minor differences. They’re running the same …

Road Bikes

How to lose 90 pounds and turn pro - one man’s story

In his senior year of high school in small-town Texas, Mitchell Sides weighed 250 pounds (113kg). Today he is racing as a professional on Elevate …

Google’s smartwatch king has a 50-year vision for the future of Android Wear

The size of technical components is becoming ever-smaller, and the group wanted to figure out what could theoretically be achieved with a wearable technology platform.<p>So they attached their phones to their wrists and wandered the halls of Google, where they worked, pretending they were watches. …

Wear OS

Sony’s futuristic Concept N headphones don’t touch your ears

Headphones you wear on your neck<p>Sony's newly formed R&D outfit, Future Lab, is here at SXSW to show off its first concept prototype: a pair of headphones worn around the neck that direct audio upwards so only you can hear it. Codenamed Concept N, the Bluetooth device takes the design of those …

Consumer Tech

Hands on with a set of unusually designed Yamaha-made headphones

SINGAPORE — There are a mindboggling amount of different headphone types to suit user habits, but this could be by far the most unusual design we've …

10 "Junk Foods" That Actually Boost Your Workout

Don't write off all so-called junk foods just yet. Turns out, some of them are actually perfect for eating right before or after a workout<p>Diving into …

Nutrition

50 Quotes From Elon Musk About Innovation and Success | Inc.com

"I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary." -Elon Musk<p>Elon Musk's willingness to publicly discuss even the failures of his insanely ambitious SpaceX missions reminds us just how confident the man truly is.<p>Musk has accomplished feats previously thought impossible--in …

Tesla

Road Noise: 7 Best Headphones for Running

MEE Audio M7P<p><b>Pro:</b> Easy to forget you’re wearing them<b><br>Con:</b> Wired<p><b>Simple Mobility:</b> MEE Audio has a knack for finding a way to make simple, stunning. The …

Consumer Tech