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Please Don't Correct Your Boss By Saying These Words

Nobody really likes being corrected. And that typically goes double for bosses, who often assume that any criticism they receive will come from above them, not below. In fact, many bosses don’t even respond constructively when employees share their problems, let alone correct the boss.<p>I recently …

Leadership

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

The Best Night Cream for Men Will Fix Your Face While You Sleep

GQ’s Best Stuff tested tons of night creams, serums, and even hair masks to find the best products for a supercharged, well-groomed sleep.<p>If it sounds like we're invading the last sacred space—sleep—and forcing you to think about your appearance even then, well, we are. That's because if you …

Skin Care

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even, "drives people?" (maybe into the …

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything | Inc.com

If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an expert, no one cares what you think, and no one will …

Self-improvement

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

20 Simple Ways to Hack Your Happiness, According to Science

From taking walks to listening to music -- do small things to greatly boost your happy quotient.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Happiness, anger, depression, anxiety, excitement -- we’ve all experienced each of these emotions before. It’s part of the human condition and …

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets | Inc.com

What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the same reaction as author Ryan Holiday.<p>"When I am on a …

Pete Carroll

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead | Inc.com

Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, advice-giving is not the best approach.<p>Groups like the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) have discovered the …

Self-improvement

Former British MI6 spy reveals how to remember information without writing it down

Remembering things can be hard.<p>Former British Secret Service MI6 and Australian Secret Intelligence Service agent Warren Reed learned a simple technique during his spy training to help remember any information without writing it down.<p>One of the very first things spies learn is how to train their …

27 cities around the world where expats are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

If you're thinking about living abroad, the best people to ask for tips might be the people who have already done it: expats.<p>InterNations, an expatriate network and global guide, put together a list of the best cities for living and working abroad, according to expats they surveyed.<p>To compile the …

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read | Inc.com

There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Want to start (or …

Tim Cook

9 types of people who never succeed at work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29 | Inc.com

It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what …

Motivation

Want to Be a Real Thought Leader? Learn How to 'Niche Down' | Inc.com

The jig is up. The word is out. Everyone seems to be using content marketing. Becoming a thought leader and creating an e-book, online course, and paid community is now commonplace. Some may even say <i>too</i> commonplace.<p><i>Want to learn how to step up your handball game?</i> There's a thought leader for</i> …

Marketing

6 rising startups in Japan

The Japan funding roundup is in! Investors picked up a wide variety of firms last week, ranging from game developers to wearable tech …

The Secret to Happiness Is Just Love

“ ‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you.’ ”<p>In 1922 Margery Williams tackled a particularly complex …

5 Ways Dramatic Positive Change Can Boost Your Happiness And Success

<b>Part of the Series “Braving Up To Build Your Best Life”</b><p>Often, when I’m working with my clients or course members, the concepts we explore together take on a brand new meaning given what’s going on in my own life. Such was the case this summer. In June, I underwent a massive change in my life, …

Happiness

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Making A Career Transition To Technology (It's Not Rocket Science)

<i>This is the third column in an ongoing series from David K. Williams called “</i><i>Ask Dave.” This one addresses an important question from marketing manager</i> Heather Nemelka<i>, who is hoping to pivot her career into technology:</i><p><i>Hi Dave! When I was in college, the Internet didn’t exist, and I didn’t know a</i> …

Employment

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

101 Reasons to Start Your Own Business Right Now | Inc.com

A while back, I posted a short list of reasons to start your own business. Readers sent in suggestions and I've also thought of more reasons, so here goes.<p>If you want to start your own business and aren't quite ready to take the leap, here's some motivation to get to you take action <i>today</i>:<p>1. You can …

Self-awareness

How to Wake Up Early Without Sacrificing Your Sleep

Regulate your body's clock so you can maximize your own energy and productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your circadian rhythm is out of whack, your work life can get off kilter as well. It is almost impossible to have a high-performance work day, every day, …

Science Says Displaying More of This Trait Improves Your Social Life | Inc.com

For 23 years, I have seen the best and worst of workplace behaviors. One of the worst is typified by people (especially leaders) with the knee-jerk reaction of "vengeance is mine!" when they feel wronged or unjustly attacked.<p>While some forms of anger are certainly healthy and needed, the types that …

Immune System

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be …