One of the more common themes in Deepak Chopra’s book, Super Brain, is this: Use your brain, don’t let your brain use you. If you’re confused, that’s okay. This is meant to be followed up with examples.
When you listen to artists like Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, or Common, just the thought of freestyle rap might be intimidating enough to make you shy away. Besides, if rapping is not your thing, you’re probably wondering why I’m suggesting that you jump genres at this point in your life.
Sci-fi fans may have been waiting for the invention of flying cars for decades, but it’s self-driving cars that are quickly becoming our new reality. Automated vehicles are one of the great technological revolutions of our time, but learn why they cause fear in the hearts of insurers.
You’ve romanticized about having your own honeybee hive apiary; have thought about helping save the bees from disease, nutrition and pesticides; or contemplated how great it would be to have bees populate your garden. It’s doable, but will take some time and effort.
There are various passages of time we know we will live through, such as learning to drive, having a child or buying your first home, and they become major life events as they should be and downsizing and the reasons to move are at the heart of this.
Blockchain is taking the world by storm, though the talk mostly focuses on a small subsection of its use cases. More than bitcoin and healthcare records, blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt less expected arenas like food supply chains.
Seldom, if ever, is the Industrial Revolution framed as a labor revolution. Yet that’s undeniably what it was. Is it any coincidence that the dawning industrial revolution — fed by the Internet of Things, virtual reality, and the like — is stealing the limelight from the spread of contingent work?
What’s the most popular course at Yale University this year? It’s not English Composition, American Government, or any other foundational course; it’s Psychology and the Good Life. This semester, nearly a quarter of Yale’s undergraduates signed up to learn how to lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
Ever wish you didn’t have to throw out so many vegetables or that you didn’t need to buy them? What if you could fix both problems in one? What if you grew more vegetables from the scraps of your meals? No green thumb? No problem!
Every “New Year” is our annual reminder to rethink our lives and reevaluate the future. It is a time which allows us another chance to change for the better. If your resolutions include a new career, getting a jump on planning can help you succeed.
Whether you’re selling garage sale finds on eBay, extra baby stuff on Let It Go or the latest sprocket on Amazon, you need to be photographer. You’ll need social media and business skills to be successful too, but if your stuff doesn’t look valuable, no one will buy it.
Are you looking for a way to make extra money in your spare time? Who isn’t? If you like cruising garage sales and have an eye for value, you could turn your coins into folding money. It’s not a career, but with some research, legwork and luck it can make a nice paying hobby. Is it for you?
If you paint, sculpt, take photographs or make any other physical form of art, I’m sure you love what you do, but you also deserve to get paid. Not enough artists make a living doing what they do. No one’s going to change that for you than you, however. Time to change your own life.
Now that you are cleared to drive for Uber or Lyft (or both), how is the adventure? You probably have a book full of stories from the first weekend alone. How can you make the most of the business and avoid as many problems as possible?