Christian Barreto

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How to Immediately Improve Your Powers of Persuasion | Inc.com

Dr. Robert Cialdini's seminal book <i>Influence</i> has been on the bestseller list for the last 25 years and has sold over 3 million copies, though it wasn't always that successful. For the first few years, it did not do so well, and then it became a remarkable hit. I recently had the pleasure of meeting …

Self-improvement

Fantastic 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page by Alessandro Diddi

Italian artist Alessandro Diddi uses his creative talents to draw mind-bending illusions. The playful anamorphic works trick our eye into thinking that his pencil renderings have come to life. A firm handshake, a bird spreading its wings, and a fire-breathing dragon all pop-off the pages of Diddi's …

Drawing

The Amazing iPad Magician

Your Life in Weeks

<i>Note: If you want to print this post or read it offline, the PDF is probably the way to go. You can buy it here.</i><p>This is a long human life in …

If Disney Couples Starred in "Fifty Shades of Grey"

Nine of your favorite animated pairings are getting busy in the Red Room of Pain. No, really, this is happening. Enjoy!<p><b>1. Ariel and Eric, The Little Mermaid.</b><p>"He stops and reaches for a washcloth as I pant against him, wanting... needing. My hands rest on his firm, muscular thighs. Squirting more …

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Information Systems

Barber Disciplines Bad Kids with Hilarious Receding-Hairline

Instead of sending a misbehaving boy to his room, one parent recently sent their child to the barber shop. That's because A-1 Kutz in Georgia is wielding electric clippers and the power of a bad haircut as a disciplinary tool for parents. The shop started humorously advertising free haircuts for …

16+ Before & After Pics Show The Difference A Day Of Adoption Can Make To A Shelter Pet

Adopting a pet is a big responsibility, and it will often change the life of the person adopting the pet. It will also, however, absolutely change …

Learn the 7 Life Hacks of Really Wealthy People | Inc.com

During the long course of my life in business, I've had the opportunity to meet some very wealthy people. For the most part, I've found that they're just like you and me--with the added bonus that their bank accounts make mine look like a teeny-tiny mosquito, or maybe a gnat.<p>And there's one more …

Self-improvement

Body Language Rules To Help You Command A Room

If there’s one force that can either sabotage or propel your message, it’s your body. With it, we can signal that we own the stage or that we bring irreplaceable value and importance to a meeting. Conversely, we can communicate through our bodies that we’re not totally bought in to our ideas…or …

10 questions to ask your family around the table

Plus: 3 stories of gratitude and generosity from StoryCorps<p>Sometime between the first bite of turkey and the last slice of pie, it’ll happen: a lull …

4 Changes That Will Make Your Resume Incredibly Powerful

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>As a job seeker, it’s easy to see hiring managers …

How Numbers on Facebook Change Behavior

The Facebook Demetricator shows we like liking a little too much.<p>A "like" on Facebook is a treat. You get a little red pop-up on your notifications icon, you see the little box on the lower-left corner of your screen describing the like, and you get that warm, albeit fleeting sense of pride. …

7 Lessons I Learned from My Job-hunting Experiences

Among the many ironies of the so-called ‘real world’ is not getting the job when I knew I gave my best interview. For instance, there was this firm I …

Employment

How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators

• <b>Get real.</b> Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German translator Judith Matz suggests: “Pick up 50 …

How to Be Exciting

Whether you feel like your life is just too boring, you're looking to impress a certain someone, or you've been flat-out accused of being about …

7 Ways to Be the Boss Everyone Loves to Work For | Inc.com

Fittingly, the subject of bosses came up during our end of summer Labor Day barbeque, and what struck those of us gathered was how few good leaders we had worked for, back in the days when we were employed by someone else.<p>So, a bunch of us--entrepreneurs and people who run micro-businesses--tried …

Leadership

Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

In an editorial at <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay. "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook explains that "plenty" of Apple employees know he’s gay and "it doesn’t seem to make a …

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Tor router TorFi pulled from Kickstarter

Another one bites the dust. Crowdfunding project TorFi, a Wi-Fi router that is built to run all internet traffic through Tor, or “the onion router,” …

What Do Successful People Have In Common? 8 Things.

I’ve posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders…<p>Looking back, what do successful people have …

Neuroscience: Become Immune to Stress | Inc.com

Most people intuitively understand that exercise can improve your mood, but it was only last week that scientists figured out how it works. Their findings are of enormous importance to everybody who experiences stress at work.<p>According to a recent article in the <i>New York Times</i>, exercising causes …

Neuroscience

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People | Inc.com

When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you.<p>Here's how remarkably …

Self-improvement

The Many, Many, Many Things You Should Say “No” To At Work

Forget having it all. NewBrand Analytics CEO Kristin Muhlner is having none of it. Look at all the things she says no to, and get inspired.<p>Kristin Muhlner is the CEO of NewBrand Analytics, which helps companies monitor social media chatter about them. She also has mastered the art of saying no, …

10 Things Cats Do Without Realizing They’re Being Adorable

It’s hard to deny that cats are the leaders of the Internet. The cuddly creatures have infiltrated every corner of our digital world, making them …

Datawocky

We live today in a world flooded with data. In just one short decade, we have gone from a data-poor world to a data-rich one. The buzzword Big Data …

Explaining iOS 8’s extensions: Opening the platform while keeping it secure

Comparisons to Android's Intents only tell part of the story.<p>Of all the new features introduced in iOS 8 last week, app extensions are the ones that …

Steve Jobs' Best Productivity Tricks

Regardless of how your feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death …

How To Master The Art Of Giving Negative Feedback

Step away from the feedback “sandwich,” stick to the facts, and three other tips to giving good feedback.<p>When you’re a leader, giving feedback, both positive and negative, comes with the territory. But not everyone is comfortable giving it. Sarah Green, a senior associate editor with the <i>Harvard</i> …

How To Motivate People – 4 Steps Backed By Science

Employees, spouses, kids — what does it take to get people motivated so you don’t have to nag them?<p>Motivation is powerful. <b>It predicts success better</b> …