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8 ways to end bad habits

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But . . . it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. …

A leadership expert explains why everyone should do the 'friends test' before heading into a job interview

So I was intrigued by the idea that there's an easy way to prepare a thoughtful, genuine to answer to the question.<p>It's called the "friends test," and it comes from Simon Sinek, who is a leadership expert and the bestselling author of multiple books including, most recently, "Leaders Eat Last." …

To Create Your Own Luck, Do Any 1 of These 5 Things | Inc.com

I can't think of any entrepreneurs I've met who don't feel luck played a role in their success. Maybe that's because they downplay their talent, expertise, determination, and perseverance, all qualities -- among many more -- that are definitely important. (Like any one of these 10 things.)<p>But so is …

How to Make Ladyfingers the Fast, Easy Way

Ladyfingers are one of the simplest recipes in a pastry chef's toolkit. The piped sponge cakes are used as the scaffolding for creamy, layered desserts—most famously tiramisu and charlotte russe, but ladyfingers are killer in summer trifles and banana pudding, too.<p>Ostensibly these slender biscuits …

Baking

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Creativity

At the core of a happy, healthy adult is the resilience they learn as a child. Can this be taught, asks psychiatrist Holan Liang<p>Knowing the extent of our influence as parents can make our task all the more daunting. The endless rise of new parenting methods we hear about in the media can add to our …

Self-improvement

Feel Like a Champ When You Complete This 200-Rep Workout

Ready for a fun challenge? This 200-rep workout is quick and efficient, and it requires no equipment. The workout is only four exercises, and you do 10 reps each, for a total of five rounds. Trust us — you got this. Get ready to bring on the reps!

Fitness

5 Mind Hacks Silicon Valley Founders Use to Stay Focused

The people working hard on the technology that distracts know better than anybody the value of sustained concentration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Focus is the name of the game when it comes to getting ahead and staying ahead in Silicon Valley today.<p>Competition, …

6 Leadership Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way | Inc.com

Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it's often our weaknesses or things we don't know that end up hurting us the most.<p>Out of all the information out there in the world, there are things you know (<1%) …

Leadership

This 25-Minute Strength Workout Activates Every Muscle Group

Targeted workouts are great for when you want to hit a tough-to-tone spot, but we think feeling fatigued all over is especially rewarding. And when …

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Superior Mental Strength Is Easier to Achieve Than You Think | Inc.com

<i>What are the secret ingredients to building mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Eric Barker, Writer of the Barking Up The Wrong Tree blog and book, on Quora:</b><p>The main …

Special Forces

strawberry graham icebox cake

<b>Make grahams in a food processor:</b> Combine flour, salt, baking powder, spices and sugars in the work bowl of a food processor, running until mixed. …

Are You a Great Leader? Here's the Only Proof That Matters | Inc.com

Bending your arm awkwardly up over your neck, almost popping a socket to pat your own back? That's not really possible for most of us (or advisable).<p>Yet, many high-ranking executives in business and brand new startups alike will proclaim that they're great leaders, thinking a big win on the sales …

Demonstration

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

Self-improvement

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

How you can use the 5 hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard every day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

5 phrases your boss is dying to hear you say

Fact: At some point, every one of us has (or had) a boss.<p>In so many ways, we look to them to have all the answers. At every rung in the ladder, we …

Leadership

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Workouts

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think | Inc.com

Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about to go very wrong. If you're not conscious of what your body is telling you …

Productivity

5 communication tricks Warren Buffett and other successful leaders use to get ahead

Legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett realized an important career lesson early on: Without the right delivery, even the …

Public Speaking

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation | Inc.com

Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of UBER's Travis Kalanick having a meltdown--some big names and brands are currently in pretty uncomfortable situations.<p>…

Management

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Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology