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The Secret to Being a Decisive Person

A couple of months ago, I felt blocked. I felt like I couldn't make a business decision, and my indecision was keeping me stuck, frustrated, and …

Self-made millionaire: Buying a home can help you retire early, if you make 1 important choice

According to author and co-founder of AE Wealth Management David Bach, "buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America." Homeownership can also …

Personal Finance

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

6 Powerful Steps That’ll Help Non-Writers Create Terrific Blog Posts

<i>Image credit:</i> <i>Pexel</i><p>Are you having problems creating high-quality contents for your blog? Is your content marketing campaign not getting the desired …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every day, I don't know exactly what my team is going to do. I don't know what my clients are …

Neuroscience

John F. Kennedy was asked to define himself in one sentence — and his approach can help anyone find their purpose

In his bestselling book "Drive" (pp. 154-155), Dank Pink references a 1962 conversation between Congresswoman Claire Boothe Luce and President John F. Kennedy. Sensing that the president had too many competing agendas, she sought to focus him by asking him to think about his "one sentence."<p>As Pink …

Great Depression

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

15 Awesome DIY Projects That You Can Make and Sell

Whether you want to make some extra cash or want to start your own business, there are seemingly endless DIY projects to sell once you get the hang …

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Swimming

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

17 Books Read by Incredibly Successful People | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>1. <i>The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive</i> by Patrick Lencioni<p>"This was a great book and very easy to read. The one piece of it that …

Peter Thiel

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now | Inc.com

May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I remember sitting on my dad's lap and having him read them to me …

Iron Man

13 Dairy-Free and Fruity Desserts to Feast on All Season

Dessert isn't reserved for people who enjoy dairy. Whether you're committed to a vegan lifestyle or simply want a vegan Christmas treat, there's …

5 Keys to Making the Most of the 100 Days Left in 2017 | Inc.com

<i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. How are your 2017 goals coming along?<p>For most people (me among …

Motivation

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

Here's What This Self-Made Millionaire Does Every Day (and Says You Should, Too) | Inc.com

The people who achieve the most in life don't get to the top by handling themselves like everyone else. One thing they typically have in common: Consistently doing the right things, every single day. Like what? Take some ideas from Devan Kline, cofounder and CEO of Burn Boot Camp, a national …

Self-improvement

Successful people who lose their spark come to me for help — and I find many of them fall prey to a tendency we all have

Success is never certain. It never comes without risk.<p>Even if you're the smartest or the hardest working, there's no guarantee of anything.<p>The people who go on to do great things in their lives know this. They also embrace it.<p>Reflect on that Teddy Roosevelt quote for a minute here. Missing the …

Teaching Your Kids About Entrepreneurship Isn't About 'Fair'

Help your children become confident leaders by focusing on the factors within their control instead of griping about fairness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Life’s not fair” is one of the most oft-repeated phrases in the English language. Everyone from high school …

How to Become a Better Content Marketer With These 5 Simple Steps

After over ten years of doing content marketing, I’m <i>still</i> learning.Believe it or not, I’m still studying content marketing and making tweaks to my …

Marketing

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around | Inc.com

I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection of how I got there.<p>Which version should I tell? The funny blackout version where I …

Tony Robbins

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Outdoor Brands That Guarantee Their Gear for Life

Duct-taped holes in down jackets, busted-out toes in hiking boots, crampon-slashed pant cuffs—wear and tear can feel like a badge of honor in its own …

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Starbucks' Former President Reveals 6 Leadership Traits That Led to His Wild Success | Inc.com

Howard Behar is former president of Starbucks Coffee Company International and the author of <i>It's Not About The Coffee</i> and <i>The Magic Cup.</i> During his tenure, he helped grow the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning five continents. He retired in 2007.<p>He now dedicates a large part of …

Employment

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …