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6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-help

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

digitaldistraction

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

7 Reasons Why 90% of Start-ups Fail and How to be the 10%

Winning is a conscious decision. Avoid these seven pitfalls and be the 10% that win!<p>As a former Navy SEAL, it's easy for me to see the correlation between the worlds of entrepreneurship and special operations. They both have similar attrition rates. Managing fear is critical. And both can have very …

Business Strategy

17 Ultimate Data Science Projects To Boost Your Knowledge and Skills ( can be accessed freely)

Introduction<p>Data science projects offer you a promising way to kick-start your analytics career. Not only you get to learn data science by applying, …

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …

Self-improvement

10 research tips for finding answers online

Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for <i>Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?</i> and spent years finding difficult-to-source …

Information Age: the (cake) computer that changed our world

It wasn’t IBM that pioneered the first business computer, but the British teashop chain Lyons. This is the third in our series on the major inventions that shaped the information age<p><i>Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World at the Science Museum, London, opens on Saturday 25 October</i><p>Two …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story

In an excerpt from his new book, The Innovators, Walter Isaacson recounts the improbable story of the online encyclopedia that has proven its …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

The Things Happy People Know

Happy people know that everything is fleeting. They know that the struggles they face will pass, but at the same time, they also know that the great …