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I Quit My Job to Travel the World Full-time and It's a Lot Easier Than You Think

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>You've surely read "I quit my job to travel the world" stories before. This time, I'm not here to …

11 Inexpensive Countries For Backpacking Adventures

Backpacking isn’t just for gap-year students. It’s all about adventure and experiencing the world – something that can be a great eye opener to …

Four Tips From a 27-year-old Who Has Traveled to Every Country in the World

At 27-years-old, Sal Lavallo has already accomplished some of the travel goals that even seasoned explorers only dream of.<p>In November, he became one …

These 3 Habits Will Keep You Young Forever | Inc.com

I love reading the biographies of great entrepreneurs. They give me courage, ideas and motivation. When I first got started in small business, I viewed them as a form of mentorship.<p>Heck, I still do. There is nothing more exhilarating than poring over the stories of the men and women who turned …

Steven Spielberg

11 things you can add to your water bottle that your body will love you for

There’s a good chance you <i>probably</i> don’t drink enough water, and we totally get it: Plain water is about the most boring thing on the planet to a lot …

Wellness

Have An Online Store? Use This 1 Simple Psychological Trick To Sell More | Inc.com

Have you ever purchased a product online just because it had the most positive reviews? Or ate at a restaurant because it had the longest line in town?<p>Then you'll be pleased to know that the same psychological processes that led you to make those purchases can be leveraged to get others to make …

eCommerce

Moving To Blue Ocean Strategy: A Five-Step Process To Make The Shift

In 2005, <i>Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant</i>, a book by Professors W. Chan Kim and Rénee Mauborgne, launched a revolution in business strategy. After all, which firm would <i>not</i> to be operating in “uncontested market space,” …

Innovation

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

15 Of The Cheapest Cities In The USA That You Need To Visit

It safe to say that most of us these days have cottoned on to the fact that travel doesn’t need to be expensive. (*And yes, we know ‘expensive or …

11 Amazing Places And Things You Need To See In Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is a fun, crazy and exciting city to visit! Chances are you kinda already know this, even if you’ve not visited yet – it’s reputation …

The 5 Smartest Things I Did My First Year As An Entrepreneur

As a 28-year-old, my experience as an entrepreneur may not be the same as if you’re getting a business off the ground in your 50s or 60s. Still, if you’re hoping to launch a full-time or part-time business in midlife, it’s likely that many of my struggles would mirror yours. That’s why I think you …

Entrepreneurship

This 23-year-old Travels the World on Weekends for Under $1,000 a Trip

Proving you don't need much time of money to travel.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>When Elona Karafin was a child, she was …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers | Inc.com

Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the concern that they are generating likes and followers on social media, but not a high enough percentage of them are actually being converted into …

Customers

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here's why I should have quit my job even sooner

<i>This post comes from Budgets Are Sexy guest columnist, Mr. 1500. He hit financial freedom at the age of 43 with $1,800,000, and is the founder of a financial blog, 1500Days.com.</i><p>I left my job about 4 months ago and haven't regretted it a bit.<p>My career didn't even last 20 years. I started my first …

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

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Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life. | Inc.com

<i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem to get there. You have all these …

10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

How One Couple Travels On $4,000 A Month (While Still Saving Money)

Adrienne and Andrew McDermott are often working at 2 a.m. But they are no longer doing it from their desks in New York or San Francisco—they’re working on Eastern Standard Time while traveling the world. They left New York City in 2014, and weren’t sure how long they’d be gone. Now, they don’t know …

How To Get 250,000 Real Facebook Followers In Under A Month

Okay, before we get started, I want to differentiate between purchased followers and real followers on Facebook. You can do any type of Google search and find hundreds of websites that will have their robot and spam account followers go and like your facebook page in just a few hours. And if you do …

Google Search

How 2 roommates got shot down by hundreds of startup investors and racked up credit-card debt — but built a newsletter empire anyway

Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg cofounded theSkimm, an email newsletter sent to 5 million subscribers every day at 6 a.m.<p>TheSkimm picks the most important new stories of the day and tells readers what they need to know in a conversational tone that's full of millennial lingo. Loyal subscribers …

Everyone Can Be a Genius, According to a Genius Grant Recipient. Here's How | Inc.com

How smart do you think you are? Are you the smartest person that you know? The smartest one in your workplace? Even if you are, it may not really matter, according to Angela Duckworth, former McKinsey-consultant-turned-math-teacher, bestselling author and TED speaker, and founder of Character Lab, …

The Secret to Finding Your Next Great Business Idea: Listen to People | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs, do yourselves a huge favor: stop talking.<p>Some of the biggest breakthroughs I've had in my professional life have come not when I opened my mouth, but used my ears.<p>In a world drowning with so-called thought leaders, gurus and experts, everyone is so ready to talk, but unwilling to …

Entrepreneurship

Japan Has Got To Be The Most Beautiful Place On Earth Right Now

April showers bring tunnels of flowers. 😍<p>If you didn’t catch any cherry blossoms this year, never fear: Japan’s wisteria season is nearly here, and there’s still enough time to plan a trip before the big bloom.<p>Japanese wisteria is a flowering plant with cascading blossoms that can grow up to three …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most …

Motivation

Studies Say You Can Improve Your Brain (and Become a Better Entrepreneur) | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur your brain is already wired differently. Research shows that founder entrepreneurs think differently when it comes to recognizing and choosing opportunities. Studies also show that entrepreneurs demonstrate a higher tolerance for risk because of the way their brains …

Humanity

Travel along the roads of Argentina in this incredible video

If you’re considering taking a road trip, this video may be all the inspiration you need. Guillaume Juin, a French filmmaker, recently took a road trip in Argentina and turned his travels into an incredible video documenting the roads of the South American country.<p>ROADS OF ARGENTINA from Guillaume …

7 Powerful Habits Self-Made Billionaires Use Every Single Day | Inc.com

Everybody wants to be successful - however, not many actually make it a reality.<p>The difference between self-made billionaires and the rest of the pack is that they don't leave their achievements up to chance. Instead of waiting for success or wealth to fall in their lap, they take actionable steps …

Self-improvement

Get To Know The Soon-To-Be Record Holder For Traveling To Every Country On Earth

Cassie De Pecol doesn’t do things the easy way. When she decided to travel to the world, she didn’t just hit the same countries every other traveler visits. She decided to see all of them.<p>Every single sovereign nation in the on earth. And she’s going to be the fastest person ever and first woman to …