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Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day | Inc.com

Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, Cinderella, and Lightning McQueen?<p>Well, what if I told you that the happier your …

Employee Engagement

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying | Inc.com

Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance is often on our mind and always on the clock.<p>Former palliative nurse and author of <i>The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying</i>, …

Positive Thinking

5 things I wish someone had told me about money right out of college

But zero clarity.<p><i>Where do you start with money?</i><p><i>How do you handle the debt you've built up?</i><p><i>What do you invest in and how?</i><p>There are lots of questions, and it's overwhelming.<p>I know the feeling all too well. Coming out of college, I was $81,000 in debt (how I paid it off here).<p>But within a few years, I …

Personal Finance

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It) | Inc.com

An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in the U.S. and 36 other countries found that the average respondent works a whopping 72 hours or more a week.<p>And who do you think they blame for the …

Employment

50 Ways to Make More Money in 2018

View Gallery<p>50 photos<p>Bojan Milinkov / Shutterstock.com<p>Whether you need to boost your cash flow to pay bills, save more or simply improve your …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

10 Simple Things the CEO Can Do to Create a Happy Workplace

Happiness at work starts from the top. This is one of the fundamental truths of happy workplaces.<p>In any organization where people consistently love to work, you will find a CEO and executive leadership team that places employee happiness among their top strategic priorities and act accordingly.<p>One …

Leadership

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Wearables May Soon Track Heartbreak, Orgasms in Real Time

Four decades after mood rings first offered emotional insight in a convenient, (arguably) fashionable package, a wave of digital mood-tracking wearables is seeking to help users share their feelings–likely much more accurately–from a clinical, data-driven perspective.<p>Over the past few years, …

Wearable Tech

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

Success

10 Best Money Tips From Warren Buffett of All Time

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer</i><p>Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential investing success, Buffett is probably most famous for his humorous insights, colorful commentary and wise advice. It's part of what makes him a perfect fit to …

Investing

I became a millionaire in 10 years without picking stocks — here are the questions people ask

Hi, it's Justin from Root of Good. I wanted to respond to a few of the frequent questions and comments that appeared in response to my article on how I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks.

Retirement

The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last

Relationships are tough. Marriage is a tough bitch. And it’s certainly not for everyone. As a lawyer, I have handled a few divorces. Thank goodness …

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend | Inc.com

Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even while having fun. Read on for ways very successful people spend their weekends so that you can incorporate them into …

Success

Shares guru Jim Slater: eight books that will make you a better investor

Whether you are experienced in the workings of the financial markets or have no finance background at all there's a title out there to suit you<p>When I am asked if I can recommend clear and easy-to-read primers on investment, there are two books that spring instantly to mind. Both of them should be …

This Cambridge-approved startup says it can make you smarter in just 8 hours — and it's now raised $30 million

There are plenty of startups that have promised to disrupt education using technology, and an almost equal number that have crashed and burned, unable to either get users to finish their courses or provide them any tangible value. In particular, MOOCs, "massively open online courses" that bring …

Startups
Osama Bin Laden

If You Want to Be More Successful, Learn How to Sell

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.<p>Why? One reason is that our society too often disparages the sales profession. <i>Death of a Salesman</i>, <i>Wall Street</i>, <i>Boiler Room</i>, <i>Glengarry</i> …

Selling

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Bro Lost Half His Body Weight And He Will Give You Step-By-Step Directions On How You Can Shed The Pounds

There are plenty of success stories on the Internet about people making significant weight loss strides, but often they don’t give you the exact …

The Ultimate To-Do List For Your First 100 Days in a New Sales Job

Your first 100 days as a sales rep are like drinking from a firehose. Here's a to-do list to make them easier.

List-Worthy

Your Heart Vs. Brain: Webcomic Highlights Hilarious Battle Between Our Emotions And Intellect

Which do you listen to more often your brain or your heart? Life is a constant battle between your emotions and intellect and it takes a healthy …

Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

<b>The following are the remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide</b> …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

Peter Thiel

7 Tips On Building Better Connections With Your Team

Entrepreneurs need to be effective team leaders, since no one can transform an idea into a product and a business without some help. Unfortunately many founders I work with as a mentor are experts on the technical side, but have no insight into leading a team. But fortunately, team building is a …

Leadership

13 Simple Improvements That Can Transform Your Business | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs sometimes focus too much on creating complicated strategies to improve business, and are left with less-than-stellar results--and hours of lost time.<p>Instead, try taking a step back to really look at your current practices. Chances are, you'll find at least a few simple ways to invest …

Marketing