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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Whether or not you become incredibly successful comes down to the simple choices you make

If you want world-class success, you need to make world-class choices. Most people do not make world-class choices. Hell, most of the time they don't even make good ones.<p>As a result, their lifestyle is not world-class. They're overweight, unhappy, and stuck. They're broke, dating people they don't …

The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First | Inc.com

Inc. readers love leading. We love learning to lead better.<p>Usually that means learning to lead others. Leading others sounds sexier.<p>In my leadership courses and workshops, nearly everyone prefers the exercises that lead others over ones to build self-awareness and self-leadership.<p>I recommend …

Learning

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

Think You've Reached the Top? There's Always a Way to Improve.

The goal of the best is to keep getting better.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here's the good news and the bad news: The better you get, the harder it is to get better. But, how do you go from great to greater? This is the biggest challenge we all face at one point or …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

The Top 5 Skills Every College Student Needs To Acquire Before Graduation | Inc.com

A college education is expensive, a huge investment of time and effort, and sometimes, not the right path. In fact, one Harvard expert has reported that for every 100 young people who start college, only 25 get degrees and good jobs. About 45 drop out, and 30 graduate but end up under- or …

Artificial Intelligence

Google spent years studying 180 teams and found 5 things set great ones apart from the rest

They were on a quest to find the common traits among the most successful ones. Going in, they assumed the best teams were comprised of the most skilled people.<p>But that wasn't the case.<p>Instead, they found five core characteristics of high-performing teams: Dependability, structure and clarity, …

After Staying a Virgin Until Marriage, I Couldn't Have Sex with My Husband

I didn't even kiss him until we were at the altar.<p>Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation.<p>It was my most precious possession, to be guarded at all costs—and the loss of it before marital bliss was possibly the most shameful thing that …

Relationships

7 Brain and Body Supplements For Limitless Performance | Inc.com

Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there are a number of tangible supplements you can take that have an immediate effect on the human body.<p>For the past six months, …

Wellness

Why You Should Respond Positively to Negative Feedback | Inc.com

Getting negative feedback is never fun. As you're getting it, you usually want to crawl into a hole and never come out.<p>And after you leave that room? Well, you probably want to fire off quite the email. But chances are that your response could get you into trouble.<p>So, before you blurt anything out, …

Self-help

This hand-made 1/3-scale V-10 actually runs

As much as we love full-size engines, it's sometimes the smaller scale stuff that sets our hearts aflutter. Working in the smaller scale allows us to …

Internal Combustion Engine

Characteristics Of Highly Accomplished Investors

<i>Originally published in May 2017</i><p>What do Warren Buffett, George Soros, Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio, Abigail Johnson, James Simons, Thomas Peterffy, Ron …

10 Red flags you should never ignore in a new relationship

You meet someone who’s simply charming. You’re excited about this person and begin dating, spending more and more time together. Everything is going …

12 Small Adjustments That Make the Difference Between Success and Failure in Every Aspect of Your Life

It's a lot of little things, done steadily, that separate the the smart, hard working people who succeed from those who don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."</i> - Colin R. Davis<p>Most ultra-successful …

4 Reliable Signs Someone Is About to Waste Your Time

When someone's first interaction with you is about them and something they want, run the other way as fast as you can.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This internet and information age that we're living in has created some exciting opportunities. Today, we have access to …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

IT security

These skills make you most employable. Why isn’t coding in the top 10?

<i>Caveats: Our methodology is rough and has a number of important weaknesses, so don’t put too much weight on the findings for now. See a brief</i> …

5 Lies Mentally Tough People Don't Waste Energy On | Inc.com

Many obstacles will present themselves that will challenge your mental strength and ultimately, your ability to be a high-performing entrepreneur. It's tempting to search for external tactics as a solution, but becoming mentally tough requires you to go inward.<p>Failing to address your internal …

Self-help

China dominates World Interior of the Year shortlist - CNN Style

28 Critical Thinking Question Stems For Any Content Area

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How to meditate: An athlete's guide to mindful meditation

We get it. You’re not into this whole “mindfulness” thing.<p>But know this: The mental wellness discipline, loosely defined as actively practicing …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Managers? Here's the No. 1 Reason in a Short Sentence | Inc.com

If I were to sit down at a coffee shop with leadership gurus John C. Maxwell, Ken Blanchard, and Simon Sinek--who have collectively sold a gazillion best-selling leadership books--and ask them this question, do you know what they would tell me?<p><i>Gentlemen, give me the bottom line, once and for all:</i> …

Employment

Create the Wonder Woman Logo in Photoshop - Photoshop Tutorials

It's been a long time since the last time I wrote Photoshop tutorials. A lot of things have happened as I probably mentioned in the past. Right now …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Tony Awards

How to Build a High-Performance Team

These seven components that make up a standard for excellence of performance for a world-class team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two things required to build a high-performing team.<p>Getting the basics in place right from the outset<br>• Having and using an easy …