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The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other …

7 Steps You Can Take Right Now To Start Selling More

First you have to get clear with yourself, then you turn your focus upon a customer or prospect to discover what they need and whether you can help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a salesperson, there are only so many things you can control. You can’t control market …

3 Questions Top Salespeople Always Ask Prospective Customers | Inc.com

Probably the most frustrating aspect of selling to businesses is waiting around, wondering what's going on. You've had a conversation and written up a sales proposal. You've been told they'll make a decision--one way or another--soon.<p>So, you wait. And wait. You consider sending a "nudge-o-gram" to …

Selling

Emotional Intelligence: Your Secret Weapon For Success In Business And Life

Ashley Zahabian had never heard of emotional intelligence, or EQ for “emotional quotient,” before she was hospitalized for severe anorexia as a teenager. After her recovery, EQ became the cause that drove her and led her down a path to positively impact the lives of thousands of others.<p>“I was …

Self-improvement

This Is How You Train Your Brain to Get What You Really Want | Inc.com

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking</i>, and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Motivation

13 More Powerful Nonprofit Stats You Need To Know

I’ve always been a big fan of history.<p>While other kids in my class would groan over learning why the Alien and Sedition Acts were pivotal to …

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

We've decided on a new approach to the 2017 Trends Report.<p>But it's still the "go-to" source for what's REALLY happening in the world of nonprofit …

Are You Engaging With Baby Boomers?: The Connected Nonprofit Report Is Here to Help

The Baby Boomer generation is an important audience for nonprofits to engage with. They are more likely than younger generations to both donate money …

4 Exercises That Will Train Your Brain to Perform at Your Peak | Inc.com

While most quarterbacks would have crumbled under pressure, Tom Brady's mental strength became most apparent in the second half of the Super Bowl. As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's …

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Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

23 Quotes on Overcoming Mediocrity--Because No One Wants to Be Just Good Enough | Inc.com

What does success mean to you? When I ask new clients to talk to me about their definition of success, most are acutely aware that some measure of internal change is necessary to get them there. While they may not know the specifics of those shifts yet, they understand that, to be remarkable, …

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The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

I read book after book but the advice seemed awful. And even the advice that was clearly good ("eat better") there was almost zero chance I would follow.<p>I don't know how to take good advice. I don't know how to give it. And all of this talk about "habits" seems beyond me.<p>I was all alone with no one …

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

Personal Finance

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Change Your Life In 6 Months With These 5 Skills

Learning a new skill that can change your life doesn’t have to take forever. In fact, you can learn several skills in as little as 6 months!<p>Some of …

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Ten Things A Good Manager Won't Ask Employees To Do

Millions of words have been written and published about what it takes to become a strong leader. We should talk about another aspect of leadership, which is the fact that it’s really hard to be a great leader because the corporate and institutional framework make it much easier to manage badly than …

Career Development

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People | Inc.com

Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These habits can be incorporated into your daily life and if …

Self-improvement

The Daily Habits of 21 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know the value of a good night's sleep, a restorative vacation, and a …

Success

35 things to do for your career by 35

We're also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We've even said that there are plenty of things you don't have to have by 30 (or 40, or 50, or ever...).<p>But when it comes to your career, there are some things that we do recommend getting started on sooner rather than later.<p>Not because some …

To Win Customers, Stop Selling And Start Seducing

If you want to win over customers, stop selling and start seducing them instead. This was the underlying message of a talk I heard recently by behavioral economics professor and bestselling author Dan Ariely. Ariely has mounds of data to prove that people have irrational tendencies. His studies and …

Selling

10 Self Improvement Steps (Part 1)

#1: Use your energy on important things<p>If you want to succeed in life, it is recommended that you do not waste your energy on activities that do not …

5 life hacks to help you achieve your goals

When you're setting an ambitious goal for yourself, you're essentially identifying something you want to achieve and tacitly pledging that you're …

Lifehacks

10 apps to download if you want to get rich

"These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of success," says Thomas C. Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals."<p>We can't guarantee using these habit-building apps will help you get rich, but they can get you off to a …