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Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Self-improvement

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

Fitness

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

The Most Beautiful Places to Go Camping in Colorado

When it comes to natural beauty and great outdoor destinations, few states can compare to Colorado. From the stunning vistas of Rocky Mountain …

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018 | Inc.com

Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the feedback was extremely positive. The biggest request I received was for more social media tools to help companies really take advantage of the medium.<p>And it's no wonder. Just three years ago, …

Marketing

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

The Japanese Company Betting Billions to Prepare for the Singularity

Google once had a reputation for bankrolling moonshots. It spent billions creating a self-driving car, started Google Fiber to bring ultra-high-speed …

A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

​<i>“Putting it all together, everything I see tells me that far from being a disease, happiness is an all-too-rare condition, of short or long</i> …

Mountain Skills: Essential Education

Bridget Grove studies up in Keith’s Hut near Pemberton, B.C. [Photo] Garrett GroveThe list of skills and knowledge needed to get into the mountains …

Skiing

5 Industries That Are Prime Targets for Disruption | Inc.com

Disruption is the name of the game at the dawning of any new age. During the Industrial Age, the entire course of history was changed as new technology disrupted everything from production to transportation--and even banking.<p>Fast-forward to today, and we're in the midst of similar upheaval as we …

Real Estate

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

5 Signs Indicating That You are Becoming a Positive-Minded Person

Whoever says that being positive is easy is trying to sell you some unrealistic dream. Don’t get me wrong, I believe that life is phenomenal, but I …

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends | Inc.com

Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They were judged by their skill, diligence and seniority and, at the end of it all, they looked …

Innovation

Turning Rocks Into Wine

A pioneering French winemaker's discovery of a cobblestone corner of the Walla Walla Valley has yielded unique pours unlike anywhere else in the …

Wine & Spirits

Gift Guides 2017 - Tips, Trends & News | SELF

Drain the swamp

Let us tell you about a recent day in New York City.<p>We left a meeting and opened our smartphones to call an Uber. A car picked us up within 3 minutes and took us to our offices in the West Village. A cab used to cost $25 for this ride, but now an Uber is $9. While on the way, Arvind jotted …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Watch Out for These 10 Unicorns in 2017 | Inc.com

The elusive tech unicorn--a startup worth at least $1 billion--had a lackluster year in 2016 but may stage a comeback in 2017. According to CB Insights, only 42 companies joined the ranks of unicorns in 2016, down from 79 the year before. The number of tech IPOs in 2016 also sank to its lowest …

Startups

10 of Our Most Popular Stews and Braises

Stew and braising recipes took a big leap up in popularity this year, as more people embraced slow cookers as a great way to manage meals when life …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their tech-obsessed brethren.<p>But there's a new wave of companies eschewing the Valley/Alley life in favor of building their startups in …

Reservation-booking app Resy just got a massive investment from Airbnb, one of the most valuable startups in the world

The reservation booking app has raised a $13 million funding round led by Airbnb, the home-sharing startup currently worth $30 billion.<p>Payment technology company First Data and venture capital firms Lerer Hippeau Ventures and RSE Ventures also participated in the round.<p>The new cash infusion values …

This Goldman Sachs chart sums up the global fallout from the 2008 financial crisis

LONDON — It has been nine years, but we are all still feeling the effects of the 2008 financial crisis.<p>The global policy response from central banks to the financial system's near collapse in 2008 has been to reduce interest rates and pump liquidity into the financial system.<p>This has seen the price …

Stock Markets