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The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Bobby Maximus Has Just One Ab Workout to Get You Ripped

You'll never ask for another ab workout again after this burner from Bobby Maximus.<p>When it comes to the muscles you want to show off, abs are right at the top of the list.<p>And rightly so. Even if you're not a fan of shirtless selfies or rocking a six pack, you need to pay attention to your abs. A …

A 2×2 Matrix to Help You Prioritize the Skills to Learn Right Now

So much to learn, so little time.<p>The world is bursting with learning. There are several million business books, 3,000 TED talks, 10,000 MOOCs, hundreds of thousands of e-learning courses, and millions of self-published articles on platforms such as LinkedIn and Medium. The article you’re reading …

​This Helicopter Plank Ladder Combo Will Wreck Your Abs

​This workout will allow you to stave off fatigue while accumulating reps<p>This workout only has two exercises, but the special sauce is in the rep scheme. Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout for <i>Men's Health</i>, uses ladders to strategically push you to new limits.<p>Not only do ladders make …

Data Says You Should Start a Business in Healthcare. Here's Why

Don't make an appointment. Just go in and disrupt the industry.<p>Healthcare is the next big thing in startups.<p>It's not just about insurance. Once the domain of big pharma and multinational conglomerates, healthcare is now a $3 trillion industry including innovative biotech startups, preventative …

The Founder of Bumble Reveals How the 'Question of Nine' Can Help You Stay Focused

Only pay attention to things that will matter in the long term.<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 advice for aspiring</i> …

Work-life Balance

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

​Melt Off Fat With This Scorching Tabata Workout

Get your heart rate through the roof and your muscles blazing with this tabata workout<p>Tabatas (interval workouts with 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest) are one of the most popular interval protocols out there. Once you've tried one and really put a max effort during the work sets, you'll …

The One-Page Cheat Sheet To Your Most Productive 90 Days Ever

Here’s how to break down your big-picture goals into steps you and your team can actually take this quarter.<p>Dr. Challa wasn’t starving for opportunity, he was drowning in it. He was bright, confident, and empathetic. Not only did he have great bedside manners, but he was also a savvy entrepreneur …

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Apps

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

20 Things All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

As parents, we are bombarded with information on how we should be raising our kids. Attachment Parenting, Internet Safety, Stranger Danger and Sugar …

Kids

Ask Kids to Contribute to a Family Savings Goal to Teach Them About Money

Saving money doesn’t have to be a bummer. If you’re trying to teach your kids the importance of saving, get them to pitch in on a family savings goal …

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

The Near Certainty of Anti-Police Violence

By ignoring illegitimate policing, America has also failed to address the danger this illegitimacy poses to those who must do the policing.<p>Last month, the Obama administration accused Donald Trump of undercutting American legitimacy in the eyes of the world. Trump’s call to ban Muslims wasn’t just …

Law Enforcement

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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4 parenting tricks from the French, who are great at raising kids

The story, an excerpt from her book "Bringing Up Bébé," concluded that French kids were better behaved because their parents weren't obsessive, and because they taught their kids how to wait.<p>A year later, Druckerman followed up on her WSJ column. She put some of the French parenting strategies she …

Parenting

Your birth month dramatically affects how likely you are to be diagnosed with ADHD

When they looked at the results, the pattern was clear.<p>Researchers in Taiwan have found that age matters when it comes to ADHD. In a large study of local children, kids born in August were significantly more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and receive medication for the condition, than children …

Autism

How to Learn Grit at Any Age

How can someone be 'gritty'? Dr. Angela Duckworth has the answers. She has focused most of her studies on the subject of grit.<p>I have it straight from the doctor's mouth: No more eighth-place medals for kids.<p>We talk about grit all the time here at Spartan Race but Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth is the …

The biggest mistake parents make when arguing with kids

How do you deal with out-of-control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.<p>Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful …

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

The 15 Best Backyard Entertaining Ideas, According to Pinterest

Summer’s in full swing, and we’re all beating a path to the great outdoors! Whether you’re throwing your first dinner party or you’re an old hand at whipping up picnic food, you’re probably looking for some cool new outdoor entertaining ideas. Before you lose a day (or two) going down another inspo …

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

Father of slain 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee charged with shooting 3

In the latest in a series of retaliatory shootings amid a South Side gang war, the father of Tyshawn Lee has been charged with shooting the girlfriend of one of the men held in the killing of his 9-year-old son, authorities said Sunday.<p>A spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney's office …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

What inner city kids know about social media, and why we should listen

Teenagers know a lot more about privacy than we think, so what are they trying to tell us when they post?<p>I know which of my teenage students smokes …

How To Wear The Men's New Black Suit

The black suit is touted as <i>the</i> classic men’s suit: a staple in every man’s wardrobe. But what if – in our desperation to emulate timeless style – …