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Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

Here are this summer's 11 hottest thrillers

Summer thrills

Books

How 9 Creative Minds Got Their Ideas (Infographic)

From doing headstands to drinking 50 cups of coffee a day, check out the quirky things that these nine creatives have done.<p>Coming up with new, creative ideas can be tricky. That’s why it’s important to find a way to get inspired. After all, it’s our own unique rituals that can bring mental clarity …

Creativity

Take a Mental Vacation With These Enchanting Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is one of the most unique forms of narrative fiction. It also happens to be one of the easiest genres to fall in love with. Weaving …

Books

11 Smart Tips for Brilliant Writing

Do you sound smarter when you use big words?<p>According to a study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology , the answer is no.<p>In fact, complex …

Writing

Don't Expect Anyone to Tell You About These 4 Rock Solid Innovation Principles, But They Are Absolutely Crucial | Inc.com

Every enterprise needs to innovate. It doesn't matter whether you are a profit-seeking business, a nonprofit organization or a government entity, the simple truth is that every business model fails eventually, because things change over time. We have to manage not for stability, but for disruption …

Innovation

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

How does the world's second most populous nation speak?

Census authorities have revealed the results of the latest language data in India, taking into account the languages spoken by the nation's over 1.2 …

India

Subscribe to These 6 Newsletters to Dramatically Boost Your Pace of Learning | Inc.com

The Internet and information age has brought us access to content previously reserved for just books and school.<p>It puts the world's knowledge at almost any entrepreneur's fingertips. However, there is a tremendous amount of noise to filter through.<p>For example, YouTube reports that creators on the …

Entrepreneurship

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you …

Writing

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018

The Google Play store is brimming with selection, but these are the best Android apps you really need to get the most out of your phone or …

The First Time I Was Paid for Sex

"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."<p>When I decided to get into sex work, I did my homework. For years, I read about famous courtesans, real and fictional whores, tragic victims, and heroic femme fatales. But when I decided I wanted to find out for myself …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

How To Engage Any Audience, Anywhere, Anytime

Today, everyone is a publisher, author, speaker, entrepreneur, or thought leader… so much so that almost no one can cut through the clutter.<p>No worries.<p>Four simple principles will enable you to find and engage others. They are:<p><b>Tell stories that matter</b>: Last year, I wrote a short post on LinkedIn …

Retirement Planning

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

The best biographies and autobiographies ever written

<b>Our critics chose the greatest memoirs and biographies ever written, from the definitive biography of Winston Churchill to a dazzling graphic novel about a young girl's coming-of-age in Iran</b><p><b>Lives of the Caesars</b> by Suetonius (c121AD)<p>Suetonius was private secretary to the emperor Hadrian and although …

21 Books Goodreads Users Can't Get Enough Of This Summer

All of the faves — in fantasy, mystery, romance, and more.<p>Below are the titles, based on average rating and number of ratings, that are getting a lot of buzz and love.

The 10 Best Books of 2018, So Far

For bookworm moms, part of the excitement that comes with the arrival of summer is compiling your summer reading list, which you'll gladly tackle …

Reading These 13 Memoirs Is Like Talking to Your Wisest Friend

Though memoirs imply a "me, me, me," theme (take out the "moir" and "me" is all you have), they're really some of the most self-sacrificing, …

12 Books to Read in Your 30s (They're Life-Changing)

Some books are particularly poignant at certain moments in our lives. They're the coming-of-age stories we turn to for insights on life, love, and …

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Entrepreneurship

25 Short Thrillers and Mysteries You Can't Even Pretend You Don't Have Time to Read

We get it — you're busy. You're lucky most days if you can even squeeze in a 10-minute workout. There are plenty of books out there too weighty to tackle when you're pressed for time, but lucky for you, we've put together a list of bite-size books that you can finish in a weekend (or even in a …

5 Classic Books We Should Skip In High School — And 5 To Read Instead

There are certain books that, even if you didn't personally read them in ninth grade, you associate with high school reading lists. You know the …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design