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11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Selling

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

5 Things Really Successful Learners Do

Most everyone can learn, but some people just absorb and grow at remarkable rates. Here are some of their tricks.<p>Many people claim to be a "lifetime learners," and with good reason. Scientists have warned that you need to keep your brain active if you want to avoid mental decay. But some people …

When To Say Yes To The Messy Desk

Albert Einstein famously quipped, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” While the Nobel laureate was obviously advocating for the benefits of cluttered desks, he likely had no idea that his question would inspire researchers decades later…and …

Your choice | Seth's Blog

Habits are a choice<p>Giving is a choice<p>Reactions are a choice<p>Ideas are a choice<p>Connections are a choice<p>Reputation is a choice<p>The work is a choice<p>Words …

7 Money Rules You Need to Know

If you’re smart, accomplished, advancing in your career, and embarrassed by how little you know about money, you’re not alone. We have to make a lot …

Personal Finance

13 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain

You've probably heard before that "Knowing is half the battle."<p>However, becoming smarter doesn't need to be a battle in itself. The great thing about …

Frugal Living

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a saying that there are only three types of people in the world: those who watch what happened, those who wonder what happened and those who make things happen.<p>Entrepreneurs fall into the last category, of course. They are change …

Entrepreneurship

3 Problems Talking Can’t Solve

Constructive conversations are a vital part of any leader’s job description. But the importance of conversation and communication as a leadership skill is something that can often go unexamined. There is now extensive evidence that shows there is a time and place for conversation — and that any …

11 Famous Failures That Led to Success (And the Lessons They Teach)

Have you ever noticed how focused we are on winners? Most of our time and attention is devoted to people who have already succeeded — entertainers …

5 Ways Leaders Can Build Successful Teams

<i>Guest contributor: Steve Howe, EY Americas Managing Partner</i><p>Many of us were taught early in life to “follow the leader” to achieve success. But in today’s complex, global economy, following the leader is no longer good enough. You need to follow the right type of leader.<p>Team leadership is more …

9 Tricks Brilliant Innovators Use To Come Up With Big Ideas

Coming up with a great idea takes more than just brain power.<p>Creativity starts with having a method for finding ideas.<p>In "The Idea Hunter: How To Find The Best Ideas And Make Them Happen," management scholars Andy Boynton and Bill Fischer examine the world's most creative people and companies--with …

6 Ways Supersmart People Succeed

Facing tough competition? Supersmart people know how to gain advantage. Here are their secrets.<p>So much of business is competitive. Your market competitors are not the only people you will go up against to be successful. Sometimes your colleagues, employees, and partners will compete with you daily …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

Huge Dose of Modified Measles Vaccine Kills Cancer, Leads One Woman to Remission

Photo credit: Shuttestock<p>Mayo Clinic researchers used this form of “virotherapy,” when you infect cancerous cells and kill them with virus while leaving normal cells untouched, to treat multiple myeloma. The idea of using a virus to destroy cancer goes back several decades, but this study is the …

Man Dressed Like Pirate, Carrying Cross and Armed With Machete Accused of ‘Stabbing a Car’

An Oregon man carrying a cross, dressed like a pirate and armed with a machete was arrested Tuesday after allegedly “stabbing a car with a sword.”<p>According to Portland police, Konrad Bass, 30, was high on LSD at the time of the incident, KPTV reported. He was taken to the hospital following the …