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How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Project Management

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

The GOP's Latest Gun Bill Would Be Catastrophic For Women Fleeing Abuse

A potential nightmare situation for victims of domestic violence is brewing in the U.S. House, which is expected to vote this week on a bill that would allow many domestic abusers banned from carrying firearms in their home states to obtain concealed carry permits elsewhere.<p>The bill, from Rep. …

Guns

A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion

One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched forward and I felt something hit the inside of my forehead with a squishy …

The Brain

How to Find Meaning in a Job That Isn’t Your “True Calling”

Why do so few people find fulfillment in their work?<p>A few years ago I posed this question to Amy Wrzesniewski, a Yale School of Management professor who studies these issues, and she offered an explanation that made a lot of sense. Students, she told me, “think their calling is under a rock, and if …

Fast Food

Digital Detox Facts | Internet Addiction Facts | Time To Log Off

The facts on our digital addiction and the need for digital detox<p>Scrolling our lives away<p>UK adults spend an average of 8 hours 41 minutes a day on …

Quick Classroom Exercises to Combat Stress

I’d like to describe some practices that not only address the stress response in the limbic brain areas, but also attend to sensory and motor systems …

Quoting Mandela, Obama's Tweet After Charlottesville Is The Most-Liked Ever

The former president's message after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., was brief, but it hit the right note for many.<p>"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion ... ," Barack Obama tweeted, accompanied by a photo of himself, jacket …

Barack Obama

This Is the Best Island in the World

It's lined with sugar-white sand beaches and hidden coves<p>For the second year in a row and the third time since 2013, Palawan, Philippines, has won …

Palawan

12 ways a trip to Colorado will surprise you

THERE’S SO MUCH to see and do in Colorado, and you’re just about always awash in photo-worthy scenes — all those 14,000-foot peaks and wildflowers …

Hiking

Iceland is perfect for first time solo female travelers

<b>Want to travel solo for the first time but not sure where to start? Head to Iceland. Check out what Kristin Addis of Be My Travel Muse has got to say</b> …

Northern Lights

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s meze recipes

I’ ve just got back from a trip to Georgia, the delicious details of which will no doubt feed my imagination, and these pages, at some point in the future. That visit was immediately followed by a sad couple of days in Israel, where I attended a shiva, the Jewish week of family mourning after a …

Spices

California Bans Travel to 4 States With Anti-LGBT Laws

California has banned state-funded and state-sponsored travel to North Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kansas.<p>The ban is the result of Assembly …

Culture Of Courage: Creating A Culture That Breeds Bravery

Winston Churchill once said that courage is the first of all virtues because it is the only one that guarantees all others. Courage is also what it takes to set a bold course for yourself and your organization, engage in a courageous conversation, forge new ground, and to be decisive in uncertainty.<p>…