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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

7 Inspiring Books Sir Richard Branson Loves | Inc.com

Richard Branson is sometimes called the world’s most inspiring entrepreneur alive today. Certainly, he’s one of the most original and colorful of the entrepreneur icons, both characteristics reflected in his list of favorite books:<p>1. An Inconvenient Truth<p>Subtitle: The Planetary Emergency of Global …

Al Gore

Inhabitat's Week in Green: hypersonic jets and spider cars

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Airbus just unveiled its vision for the future of transportation: a 3,000MPH airplane that could travel from New York City to London in one hour flat. …

Research

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, says John …

University of Washington

18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

Interior Design

Former Executive Shares The Secrets To How Disney Runs Its Empire

“You don’t have to be happy to work at Disney, but you do have to act happy for eight hours. Because we’re putting on a show.”<p>During a 16-year run with Disney, Lee Cockerell was an executive vice president who led a team of 40,000 employees and was responsible for operations at 20 resort hotels, …

Walt Disney Company

AMAZON: Here's The Final Tally For All The Insane Shopping Everyone Did This Holiday Season

Amazon just published its annual post-Christmas press release.<p>These are always packed with interesting nuggets. Here are a few things that popped out:<p>Those were some of the highlights. If you want to pick through it yourself, here's the entire release:

Shopping

50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow On Twitter

<b>Editor’s Note: This is not an official FORBES list.</b><p>If founding a startup was easy, then there would be a lot more people participating in the exciting and sometimes exhausting trip that entrepreneurs experience on a daily basis. That’s why we sometimes need some advice, inspiration and insights …

Business Strategy

Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that this is exactly what can happen.<p>Innovation--by definition--includes an element of newness. …

Seagate Technology

The 7 Best Secret Product Hunt Lists

Product Hunt has been getting a lot of press lately. Most of it for good reason. It’s a quick way to see what the movers and shakers of the tech world are checking out everyday. But behind the daily up-voting of products, the team is experimenting with fun sub-categories.<p>They’re like hidden …

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean follow as in study, investigate, hear, heed, sit at their feet and …

Entrepreneurship

11 Smartphone Home Screens From Some Of The Biggest Names In Tech

Apps

Mamabear Raises $1.4 Million For A Parenting App That Monitors Children’s Social Media Use And More

While there are a number of family locator services to choose from today, ranging from those offered by the mobile operators to venture-backed startups, a nearly two-year old mobile application called Mamabear was created with a goal of doing more than simple location tracking – it’s a …

Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

Why Marketers Love Instagram And Pinterest

A new report finds marketers are increasingly turning towards visual platforms and content in place of more traditional social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Here’s why.<p>The future of marketing is visual.<p>At least that’s what about 3,000 marketers told online social media magazine <i>Social</i> …

Marketing

Learning to Say No to Interruptions to Foster Creativity in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if Galileo, Newton, Einstein or any of the other great thinkers of the past had lived in today's interruption culture? Would hastily called departmental meetings have discouraged Newton from discovering why what goes up must come …

Creativity

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>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 …

Carbon Fiber

Overcome Short Attention Spans with 'Micro-Content'

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>What can your advertising do in 10 seconds? You might think, not a whole lot. But after a study from University of Hamburg and University of Hannover found that over 50 percent of internet users stay on a webpage for less than 10 seconds, advertisers are …

Marketing

Why Most Presentations are Bad, and How to Make Yours Better | Inc.com

No matter how frustrated you are with your presentation--no matter how bad your slides currently seem--chances are that Duarte Design has seen worse. The 90-person company has worked on hundreds of thousands of presentations, for clients including Twitter, ESPN, and the Food Network.<p>Duarte is …

Public Speaking

REVIEW: Samsung's New Galaxy S5 Phone Is One Of The Best

This year, Samsung took a step back with its newest flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, and refined the experience to focus on the stuff people care about the most like screen size, camera and battery life. The Galaxy S5 isn't as beautiful as rival devices like the HTC One and iPhone 5S, but it is much …

Phones

Taco Bell continues to bash McDonald’s in a new spot

If you were hoping for a détente in the Breakfast Wars, this will come as bad news.<p>Following its real “Ronald McDonald” ads in March, Taco Bell …