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6 Non-Coding Digital Skills To Boost Your Resume

Do you fear the thought of writing a line of code, but are dying to get a foot into the ever-growing tech industry? Fear not.<p>There are many technical …

So You Want to Read Martian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

The Golden Age of science-fiction birthed a lot of Martian fiction. Unfortunately, a lot of it is out of print and hard to find. The good news is …

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

<b><br>The Instant New York Times Bestseller</b><p><b>A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed,</b> …

How I let drinking take over my life

Five years after his last taste of alcohol, William Leith tries to understand its powerful magic<p>I had my last drink five years ago, in the early hours of the morning on 1 January 2013. I think it might have been around 2am. I wouldn’t have described myself as drunk. I would have said I’d had a few …

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed early on. I used to be able to do one book per day but have since scaled it back to only two or three per week. As a prolific reader, I come …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Apps

Save Your Money, Skip The MBA, And Go To Startup Grad School Instead

The cofounders of Away met at Warby Parker and show how they used early career experiences at startups to launch their own brand.<p>If you have dreams of one day launching your own startup, the idea of getting an MBA may have crossed your mind. After all, business schools are great at explaining how …

Selling for Entrepreneurs: Enroll in MaRS' open online course

MaRS has published the last unit of its online course, Selling for Entrepreneurs. Designed for startups, this free course offers on-demand lessons in …

Selling

Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Neuroscience

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

Wikimedia

5 Leadership Lessons Learned From The Military And What They Mean For You

Leaders—true leaders—aren’t average people. The average person doesn’t choose to swim upstream while others swiftly float downstream, or zig when others choose to zag. But having the courage, character and confidence to enter into the abysmal unknown and create value—personally and …

Swimming

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>"I'm going to make you work hard," a blonde and perfectly muscled fitness instructor screamed at me in a recent …

Fitness

How to quit your job the right way

When I was at a corporate IT job, I kept wondering: What are all these people doing?<p>Many people were on the phone. Or were already outdated by new software systems. The corporation wouldn’t fire them until much later. When layoffs were mandated.<p>But they were mandated. And they lost their jobs. And …

10 strategies for using LinkedIn for masterful content marketing

Jason Miller is the Head of Global Content Marketing for LinkedIn, which lends a whole degree of weight to his advice, and he certainly doesn’t disappoint.<p>The first thing Jason points out is that focusing on creating content is meaningless if you are not constantly optimizing that content for …

Marketing

6 Content Marketing Resources Brands Should Be Aware Of

Yes, I know my title ends in a preposition. Sue me, grammar police of the world. There’s a reason that content dominates the world of marketing: It allows businesses to leverage their knowledge and stand out from their competition. Besides being cost effective, content marketing provides value that …

Marketing

6 Important Stats on How Consumer Behavior Has Changed in the Digital Age

We all know that consumers change from year to year. It might be slight variations; it might huge, sweeping trends that alter the way businesses …

Top 10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Small Business ⋆ The Herald Nigeria Newspaper

You’ve put together profile pages on a few popular social media sites, made occasional posts, and responded when you were aware of activity. Isn’t …

How to Build Your Content Strategy for 2016

We’re well past New Year celebrations, but some brands and businesses are still struggling to come up with a decent content strategy for 2016.<p>The …

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

Paulo Coelho

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less. There is no amount of hard work they will shy away …

Introducing The Definitive Guide to Facebook Dark Post Testing

Dark Testing is the secret art of using Unpublished Page Posts on Facebook to test your images and headlines before you post. We’ve compiled a simple …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Psychology

I Did My Best Job Teaching A “Growth Mindset” Today – Here’s The Lesson Plan

As regular readers know, I’m a big believer in teaching and implementing strategies to promote a growth mindset (see The Best Resources On Helping …

Teaching

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

Employment

North Korea claims to invent 'alcohol which doesn't give you hangover'

The drink, which is made from burnt rice, "is suave and causes no hangovers," according to state media<p>They already claim to have cured cancer, Aids and Ebola with a miracle drug produced from ginseng root.<p>Now North Korean scientists seem to have scaled new heights of greatness with their latest …

North Korea

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

Entrepreneurship