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How to Quiet That Negative Voice in Your Head

Do you have a tiny gremlin that lives in your head, constantly telling you what your “flaws” are? Why “no one needs you” in the art world? Welcome to …

Self-help

How to Pick Up a Moving Truck with U-Haul Truck Share 24/7

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was …

Small Business

Why The Most Successful People Know When To Admit They’re Clueless

You can’t be “all things to all people,” but connecting people and sharing the credit can make you look a lot better than bragging.<p>Many of us strive to be experts in our fields. But, to set yourself apart as a true professional, you don’t have to be an expert in everything. Actually, I would argue …

Success

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Success

3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my fifteen years of helping small businesses, the most common question I hear from budding business owners is, “What kind of legal agreements do I need?” As a good lawyer, I used to answer with the response entrepreneurs hate most: “It …

Small Business

Exactly What to Say to a Hookup When You Want to Keep It Casual

We asked a therapist to give us a script.<p>Sometimes you just want to get a little strange, no strings attached. And there’s no shame in that game. But what do you do when you roll over in the morning to find that your hookup from the night before is still in your bed? Or, worse, when your FWB has …

Relationships

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …

Women who make the first move are more lucky in love, survey finds

It’s an age-old question: when it comes to dating, does it really matter who makes the first move?<p>According to a new survey by The League, an …

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

21 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to work at Amazon

Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.<p>"I'd rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person," CEO Jeff Bezos once said.<p>In fact, Bezos used to interview every single applicant to ensure that the right people were tasked with moving his …

Employment

LAPD analysis shows homicide victims are overwhelmingly young, nonwhite and poor

For years, homicide detectives have known all too well which groups of Los Angeles residents are most likely to end up the victims of a violent death in the city.<p>The results of a new demographic analysis released Wednesday by Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck confirm what his investigators have …

The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

These powerful picks can help you shed those stubborn pounds<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein — even from unlikely sources like vegetables — digests at a slow, steady rate to help you …

Nutrition

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

12 Tips for Drilling Holes in Metal

For most do-it-yourselfers, there will likely come a time when you'll have to drill a hole through a piece of metal. The tools and methods used to do …

Woodworking

Double the Lifespan of Your Water Heater For Less Than $50

Stop rust before it happens.<p>Rust happens. Especially to steel-tank water heaters. Manufacturers take precautions to protect the water heater, but the best they can do is delay its inevitable demise. However, if you learn a little about how your water heater is built, and you take care of this one …

Home Improvement

Do Your Own Garage Door Opener Repair and Troubleshooting

Home › Garage › Do Your Own Garage Door Opener Repair and Troubleshooting<p>Garage door won't open? With a little troubleshooting you can usually avoid …

Home Improvement

Pressure Washer Maintenance and Tips

We talked to a few power washer fanatics and several manufacturers to learn the best tips for using and maintaining a pressure washer. And we learned …

Home Improvement

If You Tried Olympic Weightlifting You'd be Fit by Now

It's one of the fastest ways to get stronger and feel more confident.<p>We think it’s <i>pretty</i> safe to say that by now, we all know strength training is good for you. Even mainstream gymgoers will typically agree that while, yes, cardio can be a great way to improve your health, ignoring full-body …

Exercise

Tip: Does Rest-Pause Training Actually Work?

Researchers took a look at it in this new study. Here's what they found.<p>When muscle growth slows it's time to mix things up and try something new. …

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Employment

Rich people choose their friends differently than the rest of us

Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of your life.<p>In my extensive research for my book <i>Change Your Habits Change</i> …

Self-improvement

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of EQ that make leaders shine, one that every person in charge of people should develop is</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Winter solstice 2017: Five things you should know about the shortest day of the year

Winter may just be getting started, but if you’re ready for more sunlight, you won’t have much longer to wait. Dec. 21 is the winter solstice: the shortest day and longest night of the year here in Earth’s northern hemisphere.<p>Starting Friday, the sun will be up for a few seconds longer each day, …

Astronomy

10 Things Every Mother-Daughter Duo Should Do in 2018

The bond between Southern girls and their mamas is unlike any other. They taught us their beauty secrets, gave us the best advice for every problem, …

North Carolina

This Eggnog Recipe For One Person Will Make You Actually Like The Controversial Holiday Drink

Now that the holiday season is officially in full swing, it seems like everyone is revisiting their former obsessions with flavors like gingerbread …

What to eat and drink if you have a urinary tract infection — and what to avoid

If you’ve ever suffered from a urinary tract infection (UTI), you’ve probably been told to drink a glass of cranberry juice, but it turns out diet …