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101 Inspiring Quotes From the Most Successful People in History | Inc.com

Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of my favorite sources is inspirational quotes. There are several that have helped me stay on track throughout my business adventures, and I hope the following sayings from some of the most successful people in history will have the same effect on you:<p>1. …

Motivation

Microsoft is about to buy one of the best productivity apps in the world

• <b>See also:</b> Wunderlist's chief design officer told us about the company's relationship with Apple.<p>Wunderlist is one of my favorite apps. I've been using it for several months to keep myself on task for what I need to do each day, both at work (call sources, schedule meetings, write reviews) and in my …

Apps

7 rituals for a successful work week

<b>What if we told you that you could achieve a tremendous week in terms of work productivity and creativity, if you just adopted a couple of habits?</b> …

Pakistan

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode?<p>It’s like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …

10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce -- so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business to-do list?<p>Apart from not having your own team of personal assistants, stylists and …

Time Management

7 Ways You Can Unlock Your Hidden Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions and those of the people around you.<p>People with a high degree of emotional intelligence know what they're feeling. They understand what their emotions mean, and how these emotions can affect other people--and they apply …

Emotional Intelligence

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Motivation

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Productivity

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life | Inc.com

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively. That is the purpose of these 11 tips for time management …

Time Management

The Secret to Productivity: Focus - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Technology has helped us do so much more, so much faster. But many experts argue that work-related systems and tools haven’t necessarily made us more …

Time Management

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

Too busy to work out? Think again. These apps will get you moving in just a few minutes a day.<p>New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a …

Apps

Worth the Effort: 10 DIY Skills to Finally Master This Year

To truly master all the skills of maintaining a home is an exhaustive list and frankly, out of reach for many people. But even if knowing everything …

Home Improvement

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Dessert

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Mindful Living 101

<b>Infographic –</b> Mindfulness is the process of becoming an observer and practicing non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Here’s a great …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Makeup

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything | Inc.com

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

12 Months Of Money Motivation: A Guide To Keeping Your Finances On Track In 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ah, New Year’s—that time when we reminisce about the days of auld lang syne and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the …

Personal Finance

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015

Resolve to be better at your job this year with these small changes to your daily work life.<p>Most of us start the New Year hoping to be better versions of ourselves.<p>Our work lives, especially, are an easily quantified place to improve: We’re rewarded for jobs well done in promotions or raises, and …

Productivity

5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015

Forget the sweeping resolutions to “be healthier,” here are some habits changes you can make and really hold on to in 2015.<p>What’s better than a New Year’s resolution? How about real, lasting change in your daily habits?<p>At <i>Fast Company</i>, we want to help readers boost their productivity, hone their …

Mindfulness

Soak It In

I always bring work home. But since that “work” often involves testing products in my bathtub, I ain’t complaining. Here’s what’s earning me serious overtime points this month.

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists?<p>Getting the recommended amount of Zzs should be something we strive for, but our brains have a way of making those extra hours a little elusive. Ruminating …

The 24 Fashion Essentials You'll Need in 2015

We're not claiming to be psychic or anything, but if the spring 2015 runways were any indication, we're in for a pretty great year in fashion. And as we all know, a good year needs...