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Scientists Studied the Daily Lives of 1,000 CEOs. Here's the 1 Thing the Successful Ones Did | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I adore it when I read fine articles that tell me all great CEOs get up at 5 a.m., eat two boiled eggs, swim butterfly better than breast stroke, and sleep only three hours a night.<p>You'd think, …

CEOs

Do Life Changing Books Really Change Your Life?

There is nothing quite like the epiphany that a uniquely powerful book can reveal. I’m not talking about the rapid heartbeat-inducing suspense of a …

Books

This Adults-Only Hotel Is Basically A Real-Life Barbie Dream House

Party girls listen up! If flamingo inflatables, Miami-inspired kitsch and all the Instagram-selfies you can take sounds like your idea of the perfect …

Your Bad Contact Lens Habits Are Probably Damaging Your Eyes

Here's what you can do.<p>When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid admitting the truth: that sticking …

Contact Lenses

What a Simple Shoemaker Can Teach You About Business Success | Inc.com

You can follow Elon Musk on Twitter. Or read every word Warren Buffett writes. But you'll learn just as much about how to succeed in business by visiting a small shoe repair shop in Passaic, N.J. and talking to Reynaldo Acuna.<p>Acuna, an immigrant from Peru, has owned VIP Shoe Repair since 1994. And, …

Business Strategy

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Personal Finance

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

Workouts

5 Secrets to Building Self-Discipline

What are some good ways to build strong self-discipline? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Nela Canovic<b>, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on</b> Quora:<p><b>Here’s why</b> …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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CEOs

Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, According to the Experts

World travel expert Anthony Bourdain will eat everything from warthog bits to seal eyes, but one thing he won’t eat is airplane food—and neither …

Anthony Bourdain

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …

Positive Thinking

18 Lessons on How to Stay Focused While Building Your Startup

Many startup founders think that their biggest battle will be to find funding.What those founders have forgotten about is the demon of …

Time Management

In Japan's aging population, these women are just getting started

"I need to keep myself fit to continue my business," says Ms. Zakoji, who owns a shop in Iida, located 110 miles west of Tokyo. She calls it <i>Waraku</i>: a name that evokes opening up to each other, and having a good time.<p>Zakoji opened the shop in 1992, after her husband's retirement. She was a homemaker …

Japan

Enterprising nation: India has the most workers ready to quit jobs and strike out on their own

Nearly 83% of the employees surveyed suggested that they would ‘love to be an entrepreneur’.<p>Indians have been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug.<p>The …

6 Travel Apps That Industry Experts Swear By to Save Money

Industry experts swear by them<p>The last thing anyone wants to do is spend more money than necessary when planning a vacation. But luckily, there are …

Apps