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11 Entrepreneurs on Snapchat Who Are Doing It Right | Inc.com

After talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs, I keep hearing the same excuses why Snapchat isn't the right platform from..<p>The people on Snapchat are kids, not professionals that will purchase.<p>Or, you can't click links and they don't help with SEO.<p>Well, these 11 entrepreneurs are running extremely …

YCombinator

42 Motivational Quotes About Happiness That Will Change Your Perspective About Life

<b>1. “Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.”</b><p><b>– J. Petit Senn</b><p><b>2. “The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do,</b> …

This Exercise Routine Could Intensify The Growth And Development of New Brain Cells

That morning jog might be doing more good than you think.<p>Here's a potential benefit to add to the long list of reasons for why we should always stay …

Exercise

5 Tips To Avoid The Entrepreneur Failure Trap

The life of an entrepreneur can be a great one full of success, the ability to be your own boss as well as abundance. However, these things will only happen if an entrepreneur is able to do what it takes to make it in the competitive and fast-paced world of owning your own business.<p>Many people have …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Productivity Myths You Need To Break Free Of

The end goal of productivity tips is to spend less time doing the things you <i>have to do</i> so you gain more time for the things you <i>want to do</i>. But if you …

Productivity

Startups Are Personal: Be Careful With Cheap And Cheerful

In the fourth part of our lessons learned series (which is co-authored by Traklight’s Mike Willee), we tackle a topic near and dear to my heart: cost-cutting measures. Sometimes, they’re necessary, but other times, they’re a mistake, and we made this mistake with Traklight a few times. Cost-cutting …

Entrepreneurship

Some Syrian refugees can now pay for food just by scanning their eyes

In Jordan, some Syrian refugees can now pay for their groceries with the blink of an eye.<p>The United Nations World Food Programme, which addresses the …

How to look up the background of teachers in every state

Nearly every state education agency provides a system that parents and members of the public can use to verify and review the credentials of public school teachers in the state.<p>However, the quality and scope of available information varies from state to state, and there is no way for the public to …

Education

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Readers are leaders. By reading these 20 books before you are 30, you will be ready for a lifetime of learning, applying and growing as a person.

What Your Brain Is Really Doing When You Sleep

Getting the right amount of sleep is not only crucial to our well-being, it's also paramount to our survival.<p>Sleep has become a major field of study, and researchers are continually discovering new information about the process. When we're sleep deprived, our whole body feels it. It can affect our …

Sleep

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2016

In search of an industry primed for growth to start your next business? Look no further. Here are eight sectors where entrepreneurs can still get in early.<p>While breaking into any industry has its challenges, conditions in certain sectors make them ripe for new entrants. Here's <i>Inc.</i>'s annual look at …

Virtual Reality

How to Decide on the Best Company Colors for Your Startup | Inc.com

There's so much to think about when you've decided to finally launch your startup. You need office space, staff, a business plan, a capital formation strategy, and much more. You'll also need to select a logo for your business. That process includes taking the time to determine the best colors for …

Graphic Design

17 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

There is something communal about podcasts.<p>In an ever-competitive marketplace, entrepreneurship podcasts (like the ones below) bring individuals together and create a community of people pursuing their dreams.<p>This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is chalk full of people who have walked …

Entrepreneurship

Finland plans to pay everyone in the country $876 a month

Imagine this: as you're worried about how to pay bills and make your rent, you get a check from the government for $876. Every month.<p>That's what …

9 Ways To Create A Life You Admire

I meet a lot of brilliant women who are dedicated and talented in their professional careers. Sadly, when it comes to their personal lives, they find …

Motivation

23 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Happier

<b>By Alexandra Duron</b><p><i>If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!</i> Even as children, we’re taught to recognize and celebrate feelings of …

12 Ways to Revamp Your Self-Worth

When you have spent significant time in any type of unhealthy emotional environment it is easy to lose track of your worth. If you were given too little, you may view yourself as not good enough. If you have been starving for the love you never received you may be extremely hard on yourself and …

Finding and Funding the Next Generation of Female Founders

Women-led companies receive only about 7 percent of all venture capital funding. Women Who Tech aims to change that with the Women Startup Challenge.<p>Women-led companies receive only about 7 percent of all venture capital funding.<p>When a report came out of Harvard Business School last year with that …

Startups

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Meditation

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Do you ever feel like in the picture?<p>I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding me inside of it. I understood that it was because I had started to protect myself, my vulnerability and emotions against negativity and cynicism that was …

Safe-Space

9 Powerful Android Apps to Boost Your Teaching Productivity

October 25, 2015<br>Android-enabled devices are making some huge inroads in the education sector with more and more teachers incorporating them in their …

Education Technology

Everything you think you know about happiness is wrong

For many of us, happiness is the ultimate goal in life, worth pursuing above all else. If you’d asked me a few months ago, I would have agreed. But recently, I’ve been thinking about the kinds of mistakes we make when pursuing happiness. I’ve been wondering whether the biggest mistake might be …

Happiness

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

3 Investments Entrepreneurs Need to Make in Themselves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although money is needed to expand and advance a business, an entrepreneur can significantly contribute to the growth of his or her company by simply investing intangible resources such as time, energy and creativity. In fact, some of the …

Entrepreneurship

Chronically Unproductive? It’s Not You, It’s Your Tools

Most productivity “solutions” fit our personalities like a square peg does a round hole.<p>Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the company’s time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner they provided as I was instructed to do. …

Productivity

What Really Makes You a Happy Person?

According to current popular ideas about the science of happiness, 10% of the variance in happiness in a given population is due to life …

Psychology