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Want to found a start-up? These are the books you should read first, a top VC says

Bill Gurley's investment firm, Benchmark, has made some big bets that paid off. The firm was an early investor in Instagram, Quora, Snap, Uber, …

Venture Capital

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick.<p>Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted with the organ between your ears.

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

6 Ways to Write a Bestseller (And Build Your Brand)

Nothing will build your brand quite like a successful book.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about building your brand, what comes to mind? Flashy graphics? A gripping mission statement? Social media followers?<p>While all of those things are incredibly …

Celebrate Poetry Month: 28 Breathtaking Poetry Books to Read Now

Yehuda Amichai<p>When Itzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat, and Shimon Peres were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994, as part of his acceptance lecture, Rabin read from Amichai’s poem, “God Takes Pity on Kindergarten Children.” In addition to the effects of war on children, Amichai’s poetry also …

Literature

Best Book Writing Software: The 6 Documents You Always Need Open as a Writer

If you’ve been around The Write Practice long, you’ll have noticed we’ve recently talked a lot about which book writing software you should use. …

Science Says Piano Players' Brains Are Very Different From Everybody Else's

The piano is a beautiful instrument. Its players often come across as mysterious; these people who have spent hundreds of hours practicing scales and …

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

Ralph Lauren

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Though podcasting has been around for over a decade, 2016 was probably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining the medium.<p>While so many people use podcasts for entertainment, there are plenty of great shows that are …

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

Say Goodbye to Puny Arms<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building bigger biceps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and Bodybuilding Coach<p>Do 100 reps …

Swim in the Deep End of the Bible

Just because you’ve done your morning Bible reading doesn’t mean you’ve actually seen what’s there, or what it means for your life. God wants to give …

Want Bigger Arms? Then Keep Doing Squats

The secret to bigger biceps is in the legs.<p>You want the secret to bigger arms. Well, I won't disappoint. The secret actually has <i>nothing to do</i> with what kind of bicep curl you use; the secret is in your other appendages: Your legs. (Now you might be disappointed.)<p>Norwegian researchers found that …

How to Unlock the Fretboard Using Shapes

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>If you’re looking for ways to increase your understanding of the fretboard, a good place to start is by looking at the …

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

Tip: The Deadlift That Builds More Muscle

The standard deadlift is great for strength, but it's missing something when it comes to hypertrophy. Try this variation instead.<p>The Deadlift: Not a …

Spiritual mind: What a religious experience looks like in the brain

People who have had "a religious experience" often report feelings of joy, peace and warmth, and new research has found that during these experiences, certain reward centers in the brain are activated.<p>The study found that, among devoutly religious people, spiritual feelings activate the same areas …

The 3-Day Workout Program to Build Muscle Endurance and Get in Fighting Shape

In a sport as relentlessly demanding as MMA, any competitive fighter needs to have a huge base of raw strength and conditioning to endure five rounds …

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The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary | Inc.com

In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses--a series of everyday phrases, affirmations, and …

Leadership

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Four Breakthrough Topics And Questions For A Job Interview

A stack of resumes sits in front of you. You’ve read them and sorted them into accept and reject piles. You think you’ve found candidates likely to fit in your company. You want the right people in your company and the on your team. But how can you decide among these applicants which are the …

Leadership

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration

You're reading 22 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes for a Quick Boost of Inspiration, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

The Transition: Build Large Legs, Strong Shoulders, and Shredded Abs

Program designer Michael Beringer demonstrates the Legs, Shoulders, and Abs <b>TRANSITION WORKOUT</b>. For all the details on the program, go to …

8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs — SitePoint

As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that you have excellent presentation skills. From giving presentations to potential investors and partners to …