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The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

A 10-year study of executives reveals the trickiest, most impactful trait of successful leaders

Good decision-making skills, an understanding of one’s entire company, and a knowledge of the broader industry are all decent qualities for business leaders to have. But there’s another characteristic that can help make the difference between being a good CEO and being a great one.<p>It’s a knack for …

Leadership

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

7 Destructive Characteristics Entrepreneurs Should Shed in Order to Move Up

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"How could I let this happen?" This was the question I asked myself sitting in the parking lot of the Federal Courthouse on May 6, 2009, about to claim bankruptcy. Just four years prior, my business had generated a net income of over a …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

'Power Over Wi-Fi' named one of the year's game-changing technologies

University of Washington engineers have developed a novel technology that uses a Wi-Fi router—a source of ubiquitous but untapped energy in indoor …

4 Signs You Are Sabotaging Your Own Success | Inc.com

It's easy to get wrapped up in the idea of success. You imagine how wonderful it will be when your company takes off and how you will spend the money you make.<p>This is what you say you are thinking, but do your decisions and actions tell a different story?<p>Are you telling the world that you want to …

Self-improvement

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

Scientists prove you CAN eat your way to a sharper mind with six key foods

Now for the brain course! Scientists prove you CAN eat your way to a sharper mind (and even beat dementia) with six key foods<p><b>Growing body of</b> …

Nutrition

Top 30 Millionaire Habits for Incredible Success

Habits are extremely powerful. Think about the most basic things you do every day, such as your morning and nighttime routines. These aren't even things you think about, you just do them because you've always done them. If you want to become a millionaire, you're going to have to program some new …

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid | Inc.com

In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective leaders. Below are seven characteristics that poor leaders often …

Employment

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

Learning

10 Quality Online Courses To Make You Successful Entrepreneurs

As technology continues to evolve at a fast pace, it becomes clear that it affects the way things get done. As an Entrepreneur, it is important to …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways To Stop Consuming And Start Producing

Click, click, click. You go through a number of websites, absorbing as much as you can about a topic. Before you know it, hours pass and you’re still …

6 things every small business owner should invest in

If you're trying to grow a healthy small business, there are some investments that are worth every penny in the long run.<p>Here are six things worth the investment for small business owners:<p>Setting up social media accounts and a basic website can be cheap — if not completely free — but unless you're …

9 Things You Need to Know About Part-Time Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

Is there such a thing as a part-time entrepreneur--someone who builds a side business, but still works as an employee?<p>The number of part-time entrepreneurs is bigger than you might think. The number of American entrepreneurs recently hit record highs. A whopping 15-20% of the workforce is engaged …

Entrepreneurship

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean startups, most intending to disrupt entire industries.<p>Perhaps <i>you</i> want to get in on the …

TED Talks

8 genetic traits of successful entrepreneurs revealed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is an ivory dream, which thousands of people dream of. With all new start-ups coming and getting high valuations, it looks so fancy that …

Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Networking is a game an entrepreneur has to play both online and offline. While you always have to make sure you're making yourself known at expos …

11 Practical Things That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur Almost Instantly

Every entrepreneur I know wants to improve in some way. They want to create successful companies. They want to scale those companies. They want to enjoy life.<p>What’s does it take to achieve these admittedly vague objectives? The simple answer is <i>self improvement.</i><p>What are some practical things that …

Entrepreneurship

9 Steps That Will Help Your Chances of Starting a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are unemployed, underemployed or unhappily employed, the idea of taking control and becoming your own boss might be sounding pretty sexy right about now. Plus, the past decade has shown us that jobs aren’t quite as dependable as …

50 habits that prove you were born to be an entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Most aspiring entrepreneurs feel it in their bones – they were born to be an entrepreneur, to the point where nothing else in life could satisfy them. …

4 Characteristics of Trailblazing Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

You don't choose the trailblazer life; it chooses you.<p>A lot of people can become entrepreneurs, but not everyone can be a trailblazer. Trailblazers don't just see a need in the market--they create new markets, and they forge their own paths to get where their outsized visions tell them they need to …

Business Strategy

What Traits Do We Need To Succeed As Entrepreneurs?

Researchers and psychologists have spent decades working to dissect, analyze and zero in on the personality characteristics that are intrinsic to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial success. They have amassed a sizeable body of scholarly work in their efforts to understand which traits seem to be …

Entrepreneurship

5 Business Lessons From Billionaire Mentors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you scour the Internet looking for tips on entrepreneurship, you can read forever. Unfortunately, a <i>lot</i> of the advice is of mixed quality and comes from people who haven’t necessarily succeeded at anything. To me, the “who” behind the …

Implementing a Neural Network from Scratch in Python – An Introduction

Get the code: To follow along, all the code is also available as an iPython notebook on Github. In this post we will implement a simple 3-layer …

Deep Learning