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Memory Tip: Show Your Brain What's Important

For example, if you're trying to remember what you read, highlighting doesn't help.<p>On the other hand, flash cards do.<p>The difference lies in what psychologists call <b>desirable difficulty</b>.<p>Essentially, when learning <i>feels</i> difficult, learning is actually happening.<p>It's like when you lift a weight that's …

This Year's 8 Smartest UI Design Ideas

When your family gathered for the holidays this year, did you take note of the technology everyone was using? There's a decent chance you could've …

5 Signs You're Not Thinking Like A Successful Entrepreneur

Many VCs will tell you the qualities they look for in a successful entrepreneur, but not many will tell you the red flags that keep them from investing in a company.<p>That latter are probably equally if not more important than the former, because many successful venture capitalists see hundreds of …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

The Secret to Business Success That Many Successful Entrepreneurs Forget | Inc.com

We spend a lot of time in this column talking about how to get people to notice and buy whatever it is you're selling. However, when you focus on marketing as single-mindedly as I tend to do, it can be easy to lose sight of a certain central business truth: No matter how good your marketing is, you …

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How to Factor Your Personality into Your Decision-Making

As much logic as you put into your decisions, your personality will always affect the way you make a choice. Combined with maturity and experience, …

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

Meet The Brazilian Entrepreneur Making Money With Other People's Free Time

Most businessmen would agree that time is money, but 24-year-old Brazilian social entrepreneur Lorrana Scarpioni has literally built her entire business model upon that motto. The only difference is that the time from which she is profiting is not hers. Scarpioni is the founder and CEO of Bliive, a …

As recession looms, Russia acts to support ruble

MOSCOW (AP) — With its economy spiraling toward recession following Western sanctions and a dramatic fall in the price of oil, Russia took another …

9 Habits of High-Performing Business Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s more than one way to run a business and become a successful entrepreneur. Yet many of the most seasoned business leaders share similar habits in their approach to life and work.<p>Here are nine secrets these professionals use to …

10 Quotes From Entrepreneurial Icons That Will Inspire You to Crush 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 2015 right around the corner, that means new goals, new challenges, new opportunities and new milestones await. Here are 10 great quotes from successful entrepreneurs to inspire you to come out swinging in 2015, whether that involves …

Nanotechnology To Outer Space: Ten Top Tech Innovations Of 2014

Don’t be mesmerised by cool apps and flashy new gizmos – the top technology inventions of the year are ones that will have a lasting effect.<p>Most are …

How the World Changed in 2014

From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year<p>This year shattered records from the number of billionaires to the number of refugees. It also happened to be the warmest year recorded and featured the highest-ever levels of …