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7 Ways to Get People To Like You 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 …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us | Inc.com

Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no accident that great work habits and success go hand in hand. Improving your work habits …

Self-improvement

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

A new study shows how strenuous mental and physical exercise keeps your brain firing on all cylinders<p>When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what …

The Brain

You're Not Crazy: Trading Your Six-Figure Job for Entrepreneurial Freedom Is the Right Move

You're the only one who should determine how much your time is worth. These tips can help you enter the startup world with eyes wide open.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurialism defies human instinct, yet it’s addicting. Once you get just a taste of what life …

A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).<p>We tend to think of memories as perfect little time capsules—important records of past events that matter to us and made us who we are, as unchangeable as a dragonfly stuck in amber. Well, they're anything but. …

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Motivation

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

The Vast Majority Of Divorces Are Due To Inertia—And 7 More Marriage Insights From Divorce Lawyers

<i>Photo by Colin Anderson/Getty Images</i><p>Want to make your marriage last? Take the advice of people who end them. After all, divorce attorneys spend their days listening to exes bicker over "what went wrong."<p>"Divorces aren't spontaneous combustions," says attorney Joseph E. Cordell, cofounder and …

Divorce

Elon Musk explains why living off a dollar a day as a teenager convinced him he could do anything he wanted with his life

Forcing himself to live mainly off hot dogs and oranges wasn't the result of poverty or some charitable movement, but an experiment to see if he had what it takes to lead a life as an entrepreneur, he tells astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in the latest episode of Tyson's StarTalk Radio …

Making a Tough Decision? Ask These Five Questions First. | Inc.com

Leading is mostly about making decisions. Sometimes you have the wind to your back and those decisions are easy, but in most cases the wind pushes against you, making decisions anything but easy.<p>The same applies in our personal lives. Decisions are tough, rarely clear-cut, and often made with less …

12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn't Teach You In School

12. Use Lines To Multiply<p>The above is actually a method used often by the Japanese. Here is video demonstrating:<p>Still don’t have it? Here are three …

At What Age Do Our Intellectual Abilities Peak?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to ability, conventional wisdom says age matters. At one end of the spectrum is the belief that mental sharpness peaks early, a viewpoint enforced by the college-aged entrepreneurs currently raising billions in Silicon …

Expert Advice for Parenting in the Digital Age

When Fisher Price introduced its iPad Baby Bouncy Seat late last year, many parents (and concerned citizens like myself) wondered, have we gone too far? But not long before companies were dangling iPads above babies' heads, parents were creating twitter handles for their newborns and 10-year-olds …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Prudential: Brain is to Blame - Episode Two: I'll Do It Later

The City

Japanese Quotes - Famous Top 100

This page contains information about the famous top 100 <b>Japanese quotes</b> in many aspects, such as quotes about <b>wisdom</b>, being <b>clever</b> people, quotes that …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Is An MFA The New MBA?

Companies all across America are starting to see a critical talent gap as older employees retire. Arts students may not have all the traditional skills, but they have the most important one: creativity.<p>An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day for at least the next 17 years, according …

15 Simple Ways to Put Meaning Back into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>What is the meaning of life?</b><p><b>That’s for you to decide, you get to choose.</b><p>Instead of going through life without meaning only struggling to survive, …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Double-Duty Pub Shed in Your Backyard<p>The bar and covered patio area of this shed make it a perfect place to entertain or just hang out. …

Weekly Goal Setting Worksheet: Keep Your Goal Top Of Mind

When you really want to get things done, it’s best to bring your goals down to action steps that you can accomplish in a timely manner. To help you …

Goal Setting

'Memory Molecule' ID'd in Fruit Fly Study

Researchers studying fruit flies report identifying a key molecule that triggers the chemical processes of memory formation.<p>The finding, published in …