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How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

The 4 Main Personality Types You See in Meetings (and How to Manage Them)

Here's what you need to know before you send out invites to your next meeting.<p><i>What are some tips and methods for effectively organizing a business meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Research Says There Are 4 Personality Types. Knowing Yours Is the Key to Success

When you know what motivates you to set yourself up for reaching your biggest goals<p>I crave blocks of unscheduled time, but I inevitably waste them when I get them. Without a deadline or a clear task, I squander this time with more list-making, planning, researching, and then sort of mindlessly …

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

We tried 12 of the most popular protein bars on the market — this is the only one worth buying

After sampling 12 different protein bars, the only place I don't feel like going is the gym.<p>Protein bars are designed to be high-energy snacks that contain a large concentration of protein, a macronutrient that helps to build muscle mass and repair wounds or damaged tissues. Some contain around 20 …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

5 Ways Millennials Are Redefining Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

The blending of work and life has never been more apparent than in today's always-connected and always-on culture.<p>Growing up in a hyper-connected world, where a smart device has never been outside of arm's reach, has forced Millennials to rethink and redefine work-life balance.<p>How Millennials View …

Work-life Balance

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

14 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

To cure those Sunday night blues.<p>The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday …

How to Grow Your Personal Wealth, From an Award-Winning Millennial Financial Adviser | Inc.com

One Millennial expert in this field is Douglas Boneparth, a financial advisor in New York City who, among other awards, has been named an Investment News Top 40 under 40 in 2016, published The Millennial Money Fix in 2017, and has been named to CNBC's Digital Financial Advisor Council in 2018. …

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read | Inc.com

<i>High Output Management:</i> Dickerson declares himself to be a "huge fan of this book, wish I had read it long before I did."<p><i>The Essential Drucker:</i> He's equally enthusiastic about this one, saying "absolutely love Drucker -- much of what he wrote 50 years ago is more relevant than anything you read …

Leadership

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Procrastination

Want to get paid to vacation? You can earn $60,000 for six months of fun in Cancun — here’s how.

Vacation is important for mental health, but costly — too often leaving travelers with credit card debt that lingers long after they’re back at their …

TV shows like ‘Young Sheldon’ disguise a scary truth about boys today

When he realized he could prove Newton’s first law of physics using a model train, Sheldon Cooper (played by 9-year-old Iain Armitage) says he felt …

Education

‘Antibiotic apocalypse’: doctors sound alarm over drug resistance

Scientists attending a recent meeting of the American Society for Microbiology reported they had uncovered a highly disturbing trend. They revealed that bacteria containing a gene known as mcr-1 – which confers resistance to the antibiotic colistin – had spread round the world at an alarming rate …

Microbiology

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

Cooking

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words | Inc.com

Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But Nadella turned things around.<p>Under his leadership, …

Satya Nadella

A German grocery store that's invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought

The German grocery chain Lidl is opening dozens of US stores — and it's already becoming a threat to major players in the space.<p>According to a recent note by equity research firm Jefferies, there's evidence that mass-market retailers like Target are now lowering prices to compete with Lidl, which …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Sexual Harassment

6 reasons millennial entrepreneurs aren’t flocking to Silicon Valley

Millennials are continuing to quickly gain ground in the entrepreneurial space – and for good reason. The 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report found that millennials are starting twice as many businesses as their parents. Averaging 27.7 years old when starting their first business, …

Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees

The relationships that you form with each of your direct reports are central to your ability to fulfill your three core responsibilities as a manager: Create a culture of feedback, build a cohesive team, and achieve results collaboratively. But these relationships do not follow the rules of other …

11 Strategies to Develop an Unshakeable Belief in Yourself

Success requires that you believe in yourself 110 percent, 25 hours of every day. For some, this belief comes naturally. For others, it must be …

A Study of More Than 50,000 Employees in Over 1,000 Companies Says These Are the 10 Things Workers Need the Most to Succeed | Inc.com

Late last year, Officevibe, the leader in employee engagement software, released an unprecedented, real-time report on the "State of Employee Engagement," based on hundreds of thousands of answers from their customer survey software.<p>Unlike so many dated reports, what employees are telling their …

Employee Engagement

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It | Inc.com

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual levels.<p>You Need To Decide What You …

Self-improvement