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New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

The ‘Sex Cult’ That Preached Empowerment

One winter morning in a conventional suburb outside Albany, N.Y., Nancy Salzman, the 63-year-old president of a self-improvement company named Nxivm, sat on a mahogany-colored stool in her kitchen. Her tasteful home was surrounded by other Nxivm members’ modest townhouses or capacious stone …

Battlestar Galactica

Why Are We So Fascinated by Cults?

In March, I sent an announcement around to friends and colleagues: watch out for my new novel, <i>Buddhism for Western Children</i>. It’s a spiraling story of a powerful, manipulative guru versus a boy who must escape to recover his will, I wrote, and it profiles Western lust for Eastern spiritual mystique …

University of Iowa

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

Three Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?<p><b>What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional?</b><p>According to Gallup, “The world’s best organizations don’t simply promise a great employee experience; they create a <i>culture</i> <i></i>of engagement in …

Employee Engagement

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Entrepreneurship

This Is What An Expert Looks Like

On your path toward industry expert status, don't forget the basics.<p>A personal brand has been considered a "must-have" for entrepreneurs and aspiring thought leaders for years, and there are countless tools and resources for establishing one. Whether you've started with content marketing, an …

Innovation Requires Improvisation

by Janet Sernack<p>When I was Qantas airline hostess, in the pre ‘flight attendant’ days, I was required to attend and pass, very strict Emergency …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

7 Insanely Useful Books That Helped My Writing Career in Many Ways

I eat people’s brains…I love to crack open their skulls and peek into the inner workings of their mind.Metaphorically, of course.Reading feeds your …

What Makes Someone An Innovator? | The Horizons Tracker

With most organizations striving to be more innovative, it’s perhaps understandable that there are attempts to understand what separates innovative …

How Running Can Help You Out Of A Rut And Give You A Creative Edge

I am by no means, an exerciser. “Voluntary sweating,” I call it. And I try to avoid it at all costs. If you were to ask me what I rather do than “go running” I’d have a few dozen quick answers. Walk for instance. Sit might be a close second, and who could forget the all-time greatest activity, …

13 Easy Ways to Super-Charge Your Creativity

Creativity loves a brain at rest.<p>Any creative, whether a designer, entrepreneur, thought leader or other, can tell you creativity works best when the mind is at rest. You let your mind relax and wander and it starts connecting the dots in new and valuable ways.<p>This is now backed by new research, …

Are your infographics staying true to your branding?

An infographic can be a powerful tool for branded content.<p>Strong visuals and compact information are the currency of the internet, and these …

'Gold rush' for Wi-Fi on board planes spurs innovation

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Satellite technology to provide Wi-Fi on board planes has matured to a point where more and more airlines are looking to use it, triggering a "gold rush" among suppliers.<p>That brings opportunities for a vast array of companies, from satellite firms such as Viasat and Inmarsat, to …

April's #avgeek gallery: 36 cool aviation photos

Hello Today in the Sky readers! It's time for the April 2018 edition of our "#avgeek photo gallery." For the uninitiated, it's a batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.<p>Like several of our previous galleries, this month's collection has a theme; this time it's a look at …

Aviation

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Self-help

I make $267,000 as a legal sex worker in Nevada — here's what I spend in a week

Prostitution

The Important Lesson Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Other Leaders Have Learned About Personal Branding | Inc.com

While running for president of the United States in 2012, Mitt Romney famously said: "Corporations are people, my friends." Actually, the converse is true as well: People, in a sense, are corporations. Until recently, we thought that only companies had brand identities. That is, until we started …

Peter Thiel

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Run a Successful Business? Start by Investing in Personal Development | Inc.com

If you're in business long enough, you will realize that entrepreneurship and personal development go hand in hand. For some, they start the business first and then get into self-development. For others, like myself, self-development came first.<p>Regardless of how or when business and …

Self-improvement

6 Social Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018 | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching audiences, effectively distributing your content, and building a following around your brand, social media offers a wealth of possibilities. It's where your audiences already live and engage with content, which makes it a convenient platform for brands. Its built-in …

Social Media

10 free Instagram tools for PR pros and marketers

Instagram has become a must-have channel for PR and marketing pros’ social media strategies.<p>It is one of the world’s top networking sites, with more …

How Coca-Cola and Netflix (and More) Are Using Personalization to Maximize Profits | Inc.com

One of the best ways to get ahead of the competition is with personalized marketing messages.<p>Why? Because personalization treats people as individuals and not as part of a collective.<p>Think about it: consumers are inundated with advertising all day long. Much of it is mass marketing.<p>Companies that …

Customer Experience

19 Things They Don't Teach You About Business in School | Inc.com

I graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in fiction writing.<p>Yeah, that's a thing.<p>My classes consisted of Intro to Fiction, Journal & Sketchbook, and all sorts of other classes I'm fairly certain my finance-studying peers considered one standard deviation away from The History of …

My Life As an Unlikely Instagram Addict

When I decided to post a picture a day, it revolutionized how I see the world.<p>About a year ago I got fed up with Facebook.<p>More precisely, I got fed …