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15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

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9 Valuable Lessons School Never Taught Me That the Real World Did

Formal education, you failed me.<p>Let me tell you a story:<p>When I was in the 3rd grade, we had to write a paragraph about something we loved, and then draw a picture in the box above it. We were first asked to draw and write in pencil, and then once the teacher had checked our work, we were supposed …

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

This Easy LinkedIn Tweak Will Help Your Professional Reputation

Did you simply brush off the summary section of your profile? Well, it's time to revisit that.<p>When you land on a stranger's LinkedIn profile, where's the first place you look?<p>If you're anything like me, your eyes immediately shift toward the photo. It's a networking site, so you undoubtedly want to …

3 Daily Habits to Increase Your Productivity and Efficiency | Inc.com

One of the biggest challenges in business is fighting complexity. The more complex things are, the more confusion and misunderstanding reign and the lower our efficiency becomes.<p>When things get too complicated, people cannot see how success can be achieved, which has an impact on belief, which then …

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7 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.</i><p>Sometimes, finding new ways to look at the same problems is …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

10 Job Search Tools Every Jobseekers Need To Know About | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

When it comes to job searches, you rarely hear of <b>job search tools,</b><p>On the other hand, there are dozens, if not hundreds of productivity tools.<p>But that …

Accelerate your Career: 4 Tips for Effective Relationship Building

Refreshing ways to make networking worth your while<p>Networking. It's a buzzword. We all know someone who got a new job or client as a result of a personal contact, and it makes it seem so easy. People get fired up to grow their own professional network and envision going to one or two events and …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

The 3 Hardest Things You Need to Learn if You Want an Amazing Career

Success can become the enemy in your career if chasing promotions crowds out your other career goals.<p><i>What are the most difficult and useful things people have to learn in their 20s? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Christian Bonilla, author of Smart Like How,</b> …

10 Smart Books You Must Read to Boost Creativity and Cultural Knowledge | Inc.com

In the book <i>Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives</i> (McGraw-Hill), I invite readers to take an inside-out approach to leadership and cultural optimization. People often think that leadership and culture are all about skills and what we do, but …

10 Boneheaded Resume Mistakes That Guarantee You Won't Get the Job

A former Google recruiter says including these things on your resume makes it easy to hire someone else.<p>Google is one of the most sought-after employers in the United States. The company received three million resumes during the year that Scott Bacon worked there as a recruiter (between September …

7 Short Books Worth More Than an MBA | Inc.com

Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but I'll bet that almost all of the successful ones have read and truly treasure these seven …

6 Tricks for Staying Top of Mind With Your Network | Inc.com

When growing your business, it's easy to fall into the "bigger is better" mentality with sales and even your relationships. But when you focus too closely on expanding your network, your current connections can slip through the cracks. And in marketing, fewer high-quality relationships are always …

A Radical, New Way to Interview Job Candidates

What happens before an interview can be far more important than what happens during one.<p>I recently proposed a radical, new way to interview candidates that has the potential to increase assessment accuracy by 50 percent to 100 percent in comparison to traditional behavioral interviewing. Even …

Boost Your Energy With These Diet and Sleep Hacks | Inc.com

Whether you embrace the Quantified Self lifestyle or just like hearing about the wacky things that other people will do in the name of personal optimization, Dave Asprey's story is one for the books.<p>The co-founder of Basis, a maker of wearable activity trackers acquired by Intel earlier this year, …

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The Best Business Books of All Time | Inc.com

For entrepreneurs, you'll surely recall what it was like when you were just starting up: Everyone had a piece of advice for you. Some even had book suggestions. Your grandmother maybe recommended a self-help book that she read about in the newspaper, and your best friend gave you a book she heard …

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7 Ways to Be the Boss Everyone Loves to Work For | Inc.com

Fittingly, the subject of bosses came up during our end of summer Labor Day barbeque, and what struck those of us gathered was how few good leaders we had worked for, back in the days when we were employed by someone else.<p>So, a bunch of us--entrepreneurs and people who run micro-businesses--tried …

Leadership

How to Boost Your Mental Toughness: Tips From a Spy | Inc.com

When the odds are long and the stakes are high, there's only one group of people to call: FBI Special Agents. These highly trained professionals are mentally tough--they're prepared to face pretty much any challenge. Sounds a bit like what's required of any entrepreneur.<p>But what if you weren't born …

5 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone | Inc.com

I've been the source of jealousy among my co-workers every year since 2011. The reason? I get to travel to the Inc. 5000 Conference (our company has been fortunate enough to make the list since 2011). The conference is a unique blend of innovators, thinkers, entrepreneurs, researchers, artists, …

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language | Inc.com

What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's easy to forget the 60 percent to 90 percent of our communication that is nonverbal. This is a …

Public Speaking

What Introverts already know best: The 6 Virtues of Solitude | Inc.com

You can spot a people person right off the bat. They move quickly around from desk to desk or person to person, and are generally the first to engage. There are many reasons to spend time with other people. You can learn, be entertained, bounce ideas, and just have general fun.<p>But solitude also has …

Personality

The Incredibly Fast (and Hard) Way to Get Better at Anything | Inc.com

The world of leadership coaching is brimming with promises. Even more guarantees and plans for self-improvement come from instructive business books.<p>Marshall Goldsmith is native to both worlds--he's a seasoned CEO coach, and the author of 34 management books. And he has a promise that sounds too …

How to Work Less and Get More Done | Inc.com

<b>One Meeting a Day</b>. In fifteen minutes, you can coordinate your efforts, align your team, and discover obstacles to progress. Get rid of status meetings, and two hour-long searches for blame.<p><b>Make Work Visible</b>. One of the biggest time wastes in American corporations is team members not knowing what …

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Use These 3-Word Phrases to Inspire Positive Change in Your Team | Inc.com

Some people literally change the world, like Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Ben Franklin, and Steve Jobs.<p>Although it's an ambitious goal to change the world, you might underestimate your singular power to change the world of those around you. You don't have to be Oprah giving away new cars to positively …

22 Inspiring Quotes From Famous Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Inspiration depends on where you look. Stare out a window on an overcast day and you might feel gloomy, but watch a sunrise and you might get a burst of new ideas.<p>These famous entrepreneurs did the hard work of building a lasting company, persevered through failures and adversity, and created …

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Monday Morning | Inc.com

We live in a society that dreads Mondays. For those in dead-end jobs and feeling a complete lack of engagement, well, Monday mornings can be a sad reminder that you aren't maximizing your potential at work. Fortunately, as an entrepreneur, you chose to do something different--therefore, you have …

12 Habits of Extraordinarily Motivated People | Inc.com

Extraordinarily motivated people are driven to go above and beyond; they are trusted by others, focused and have great confidence in their own abilities. They dream of endless possibilities, and tend to be extremely satisfied with their lives. They are more likely to receive a raise or a dream …

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