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How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Leadership

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

We’re calling it: This Buddhist Monk is the next Marie Kondo

According to home guru Marie Kondo, organizing and tidying up sparks joy—and science backs her up on the life-improving benefits derived from …

I interviewed over 300 highly successful people about their morning routines — here are 5 things they do to have a focused and productive day, every day

Whenever you see a headline like this, there's a good chance you become immediately skeptical — and rightly so. What can this guy (who you've never heard of, as it happens) tell you about your morning routine that you don't already know, or haven't already read elsewhere?<p>It's a good question, and I …

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

3 Simple Hacks to Trick Your Mind into Getting Work Done

Use the 5, 20, and 30 second rules to change your life.<p>Yoda is the Man (or the alien, or whatever he is) and a wise one. One of my favorite quotes is is, "Try not...do." That's the story of my life, I didn't try, I just did. Sure, I failed a bunch, but I was so fast on the next action that trying …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation is ‘the single most important reason' for my success

Hedge funds and Transcendental Meditation seem to live in opposite realms. But not for Ray Dalio.<p>"Transcendental Meditation has probably been the …

Meditation

How Meditation Changes Your Brain — and Your Life

Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.The post How …

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success | Inc.com

Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 great motivational quotes to inspire you to keep …

Motivation

This 18-mile stretch of Georgia highway is a living laboratory for clean energy

The Ray is a rural testing ground for cutting-edge tech.<p>It’s not often that captains of industry have epiphanies about climate change. So it was remarkable when, after reading <i>The Ecology of Commerce</i> in 1994, carpet manufacturer Ray Anderson set out to clean up his petroleum-intensive operation and …

Clean Energy

The "most technologically-sophisticated commercial indoor farm in the world" will grow 30X more produce

As our technology is advancing, so are our farms. Indoor farming company Bowery is constructing what they describe as the “most …

Aquaponics

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Life with a Sense home energy monitor: More devices, real savings

<b>I knew that real-time data on our energy use would be interesting. But I wasn't sure how much it would actually save us.</b><p>We have all LED and/or CFL …

Smart Homes

4 Pieces of Advice to Be a Successful 20-Something Entrepreneur

Statistically, founding a startup is tough--especially for younger entrepreneurs. Here are four tips to help younger founders get there.<p>Being an entrepreneur can be tough even when you have years of experience under your belt. And most do--according to the non-profit think tank, the Kauffman …

These 3 Persuasion Tricks Have Been Used for Over 2,000 Years

Having trouble closing deals? Use the oldest trick in the book.<p>Over 2,000 years ago Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle cracked the code to persuasion. Aristotle is most known for his knowledge and ideologies surrounding abstract, political and rational topics.<p>Aristotle often dealt with the …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

How to Raise a Prodigy

Can achievement be engineered?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>We know we’ve come to a crossroads when German childhood is being held up as an idealized model for Americans. It was, after all, Teutonic styles of child rearing that were …

1 Simple Habit Practiced by Tim Ferriss That Can Transform Your Career in 2018 | Inc.com

For over 16 years, I wrote a journal in first, second and third person, taking on the roles of colleagues, clients, and even friends to help me better understand their perspectives. I wanted to grow as a person, and as an entrepreneur, I always thought it was critically important to put oneself in …

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The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of EQ that make leaders shine, one that every person in charge of people should develop is</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality