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Run & Grow

How Studying History Brings Success

Studying history gives you an advantage because human nature never changes

When I was a child, my mom told me that studying history would greatly benefit me. My initial thought was, History is in the past -- I need to focus on the future.My young, arrogant mind didn't fully grasp what my mother meant ...

by David Meltzer  | June 24, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

Workers are 26 percent more productive without smartphones ”" study

A psychological experiment showed smartphones distract us, make us less efficient

Smartphones help us stay in touch with colleagues, manage our inbox and complete urgent tasks while mobile, but they actually make us less productive when we are working at our desks, according to a new psychological experiment by the Universities of Würzburg ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 30, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

This country has the happiest employees in the world

All is well for their workforce.

Are you happy at work? If you live in India, Mexico or the U.S., signs point to yes. But that does not mean happiness at work is not more widespread. In fact, a recent study shows that 71% of surveyed employees across ...

by Rose Leadem  | July 11, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Study says kids who play more video games are smarter, friendlier

‘Playing video games is now part of a normal childhood.’

You might want to sit down for this, parental units: New research suggests that gaming for a few hours a week helps kids be better problem-solvers, in class and on the playground.  The results of a study published recently in the journal Social ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | July 09, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Study shows lack of sleep makes you less charismatic

Get some sleep. Your brain and your staff will thank you.

If you are getting a business off the ground, you may think that pulling all-nighters or always being on call will inspire confidence in your employees, but that lack of sleep really makes you less of a charismatic leader, according to a published ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 08, 2016 03:00:00
News and Events

Guys, women really do need more sleep than you

Scientists say women need more zzzs than men”"roughly about 20 minutes more a night.

Sleep on this, boys: Scientists say we women need more zzzs than you do—roughly about 20 minutes more a night, according to several recent studies. Why? Put simply, because our complex brains work differently than yours. Therefore, they likely require additional shut-eye to properly rest up ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | March 19, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Embrace stress. It's good for you.

These researchers believe that stress is actually good for us.

Stressed-out, overwhelmed and doing too much? Join the club.These complaints are common among busy, go-getter professionals. And it’s that stress that’s killing us, right? But what if we’re approaching it all wrong and it’s really all about our perception of stress and ...

by BBC Capital  | July 09, 2015 11:00:00
Startup Tips

The 12 steps to happiness that you create (Infographic)

Happiness is something you create, not something you achieve.

You know what makes people like us happy? Learning.People love understanding how the universe works, what makes humans do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives us deep satisfaction. That's why a lot of you will ...

by Jurgen Appelo  | July 06, 2015 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Study: regularly drinking coffee may reduce skin cancer risk

Here's another reason to continue drinking coffee on a regular basis.

If you haven't already, it's time to wake up and smell the health benefits of regularly drinking coffee. Scientists reckon that habitual coffee drinkers are at a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, stroke, liver cancer, and dementia. ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | April 10, 2015 11:00:00
Business Ideas

Textbook alternatives

As the world continues to see shifts in technology and business, more students are looking at nontraditional education to prepare them for their future as entrepreneurs.

As the world continues to see shifts in technology and business, more students are looking at nontraditional education to prepare them for their future as entrepreneurs. Alternative schools offer them the chance to study in small environments that cater to their interests ...

by Peter Imbong  | January 31, 2013 10:00:00