C.C. Wu

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6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, …

Time Management

You'll be More Productive When You Stop Believing These 9 Productivity Myths

There is no shortcut, so just work through that list you should have.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being productive plays a huge role in your success. That’s probably why people spend hours and hours scouring the Internet for top-notch productivity tips, …

Time Management

15 Questions That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Want to sharpen your EQ? It all begins with self-awareness.<p>The decisions you make today will be heavily influenced by your emotions. Sure, hard data and rational thinking may help you reason and draw conclusions, but it's how you <i>feel</i> about those conclusions that will determine whether or not you …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Reader-Approved Recipes to Get You Out of Your Lunch Rut

Imagine the excitement of packing a healthy cheesy chicken pizza bagel.<p>Something about packing lunch for work every day is just boring.. And if you …

7 pieces of advice from thousands of years ago that still apply to life today

You and I are not the first people to wonder, "How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?" Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a few thousand years old and I write about them a fair amount because both have core elements that have been validated by modern science.<p>And something I …

Mindfulness

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better | Inc.com

There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where you want to be in your career--or, for that matter, <b>in</b> …

Self-improvement

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Working Remotely? These 7 Positive Habits Can Help You Be More Productive

While working from home is becoming more common, there are unique challenges that come with it. I've got some tips to manage the new work norm.<p>Working remotely definitely has its perks. Between flexibility to work from anywhere (I'm currently writing this from my hotel room in Paris), less time …

Ehang’s passenger-carrying drones look insanely impressive in first test flights

But I’m still highly skeptical this can scale<p>Two years ago, Chinese drone maker Ehang came to CES in Las Vegas and promised to build a completely autonomous, passenger-carrying quadcopter that would revolutionize mobility. Many of us in the tech community chortled under our breath, wondering if …

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

The Simple Way to Find Your Passion, According to a Founder Who Built a Billion-Dollar Brand | Inc.com

There's a lot of talk about finding your passion, doing what you love, and making an impact in the world.<p>There's nothing wrong with these statements and I'm glad they are popular. However, there's not enough discussion about how to actually find your purpose and make impact.<p>That's where Tom Bilyeu …

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been …

Customer Service

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

This substance lets you 'walk on water' — here's how it works

Turns out, walking on water isn't as impossible as it might sound — as long as you have the right kind of water. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>These people are "walking on water." The substance is a mix of water and cornstarch. The mixture is two parts cornstarch to one part water. It …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

A sleep expert explains what happens to your body and brain if you don't get sleep

Sleep expert Matthew Walker breaks down the many effects of sleep deprivation on your brain and body. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Matthew Walker:</b> My name is Matthew Walker, I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and I am the author of …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

8 Signs You're Truly Serious About Career Success | Inc.com

We're all after the same thing in life: happiness. And, for many of us, our level of success defines our happiness. Success is very appealing and almost every human being fantasizes about it. But, daydreaming about success and actually attaining it are two different things. Some people don't take …

Self-improvement

20 Lessons You Need to Learn Before You're Out of Your 20s | Inc.com

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn at their 20s? 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>Communication Is Everything:</b> If you learn how to effectively command a room, think on …

9 Life Lessons I Wish I'd Known at 27

Part of Kathy Caprino's new series "Finding Brave"<p><i>by</i><p>, Hi! I’m a career and personal growth coach, writer, speaker, and leadership trainer helping …

Middle Age

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Hiring people is one of the most important things you'll ever do. Watch your C's. | Inc.com

I sometimes am asked to sit in on interviews with leadership candidates to give feedback on energetic presence, intent and impact styles, and collaboration and leadership prowess. As we've been growing our own team to further expand the IEP Method, I've gotten to do this for myself. It's been …

Leadership

Create websites as easily as a PowerPoint presentation

<i>This post is presented by River SRL, maker of Sparkle.</i><p>Launching a business or personal brand means getting a bunch of ducks in a row. One of those ducks is building an attractive, useful website. And if you aren’t already skilled in building websites, that can seem as difficult as, well, building a …

20 ISO tips to boost your camera skills

<b>Whether you want to boost your camera’s light sensitivity or shutter speeds, James Abbott reveals how to get more with his ISO tips.</b><p>1. ISO tips: …

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

Which Is Better: Discipline or Motivation? | Inc.com

When it's time to get something done there two ways to kick yourself into gear.<p>The first, and most popular, way is by motivating yourself. The second, which isn't as widely used, is through self-discipline.<p>But, how different are they? And, which is better, discipline or motivation?<p>Discipline vs. …

Motivation

All You Need Is 1 Dumbbell For These 20 Intense, Muscle-Building Moves

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves — they only use one dumbbell. Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal to you which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to …

Workouts