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Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

Leadership

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions To the Nine Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Hedge Funds

12 books famous scientists think you should read

You can learn a lot about what makes a brilliant mind tick by looking at the books on their bedside table. Beyond reading research in their field, the most famous and successful scientists take the time to read books about every subject imaginable.<p>We compiled a list of book recommendations from a …

Books

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

We Read All the New Books on Leadership So You Don’t Have To

Every year, dozens of publications are released that all claim to have an answer to the question: What makes a great leader? But if you’ve ever had …

Brad Stevens

9 Best Investment Books for Beginners

Investing can't be taught in a day. But with the right teachings, developing an introductory understanding to the do's and don'ts of investing may be …

The 10 Shirts Every Man Needs In His Wardrobe

Different types of shirt are better suited to different occasions. These are the 10 must-have button-up styles every rakish gent should have hanging …

Men's Fashion

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the world with tech

"Changing the world," the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it's …

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

Bill Gates

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

The world’s best retreats to help beat anxiety and depression

It can be hard to clear your head at home, even when you take time out from work. Sometimes you need to get away from reality for a few days to …

Jungle tales: village-based tourism in Thailand

The mist was still on the water and the clouds hung heavy on the mountains; ours was the only boat in sight<p>‘Snake!” My guide’s shout shattered the peace of the lazy Sok river in Khao Sok national park, southern Thailand. He grabbed the rubber ring I was floating in and dragged me to an overhanging …

National Parks

3 tips to create better infographics, faster (and cheaper)

Infographics remain among the most shareable content formats on social media. They’re also perfect for anything from white papers and articles to …

Infographics

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

11 Underrated Business Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf | Inc.com

As entrepreneurs, we are always searching for something to give us an edge over the competition. Whether it is having the best employees, finding the best software programs, taking the best online courses, or even living in the best location, we'll do anything if we think it will make a …

Books

The 8 Best Entrepreneur Books to Buy in 2018

Read and learn how jumpstart your business<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>The best entrepreneur books are extremely popular for self-education. Working a …

Entrepreneurship

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly?

Some founders toil for years to secure a meager seed round. Others seem to go from launch to a massive fundraise in no time. Why is that, and how does one get into that second group?<p>There’s no single formula, of course. But data indicates it helps to be famous, involved in a hot technology sector …

We Need To Stop Looking For Silver Bullets To Solve Our Problems

All generalizations are false, including this one<p>In Eric Ries bestselling book, <i>The Startup Way</i>, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur explains how he helped lead General Electric's transformation from a stodgy industrial era dinosaur into a lean, entrepreneurial enterprise. Yet strangely, as Steve Blank …

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

Books

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

Books

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

The 7 Best Business Books I Read In 2017 | Inc.com

Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>Tim Ferriss released another monster book, as he is known for doing. How Ferriss came up …

Self-improvement

9 Books You Must Read, According to Some of the Biggest Names in Tech | Inc.com

The highest achieving people in business are students, adept at analyzing markets and scrutinizing trends. And typically they read--voraciously at times. It's why founder and partner of venture capital firm Switch Ventures, Paul Arnold, asked a handful of successful founders and VCs for their top …

10 Innovative Tools to Help You Get Your Work Done Easier | Inc.com

What's better than discovering technology which is easy to use, affordable, and supercharges your productivity? Here are several innovative websites and apps which can help you crank out more work, faster.<p>PactSafe<p>This signing tool has a feature which allows contracts to get signed faster and easier …

Mobile Devices