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49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Skye Gould/Tech InsiderCarrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. …

LinkedIn Just Made a Major Move -- Did You See It?

Hot on the heels of being acquired by Microsoft, LinkedIn has unveiled an eye-catching new feature that will massively benefit users.<p>You knew LinkedIn was headed here sooner rather than later.<p>When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, it catapulted LinkedIn onto the same playing field with …

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile and Presence [Infographic]

You have only a few seconds to make a good impression with your LinkedIn profile. Here's how to create a profile that immediately captivates your …

Have an App Idea? Here's Where to Start (Part 1)

So, you have an app idea. Where do you start? This post explains the beginning steps for getting your app idea built into a real product.

8 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no secret that successful entrepreneurs and business leaders do things their way. It gives them a competitive advantage and assists them in overcoming adversity.<p>But, that doesn't mean that there common …

How To Embrace Your Weaknesses And Become A Better Leader

One key to being a good boss is figuring out what type of leader you are, then adjusting your strengths and weaknesses to help the team.<p>People don’t quit jobs; they quit bosses. So when you’re the leader, your job directly impacts employee retention. While some people are naturally good at managing …

8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

What Leaders Actually Do to Inspire and Motivate

Lets leave intellectual theory behind. These are the nuts and bolts of great leadership, and you can apply it starting today.<p>Back when I was doing the corporate grind, Bruce was the first boss (and my favorite to this day) that exposed me to the very practice of "Servant Leadership." That's how he …

The 18 apps you should use every day to be more productive

That's why we've assembled a list of apps that will make you more productive, and take away some of the stress from your life.<p>From fan favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, these apps help you sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.<p>Whatever your day consists of, …

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18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

Sex in space is so much harder than you could have ever imagined

For as long as people have been going into space, other people have been wondering, "Are they, you know, doing it up there?"<p>A question nearly as old …

These 3 Simple Strategies Will Better Your Odds of Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>It's certainly possible that your company could become a resounding success and net you several million in a sale. But that's not likely to be the case, even if your business is a consistent earner. So if your dream is to …

3 Things Failure Can Teach You About Success, According To These Athletes

Failure is an opportunity, not the end of the road.<p>In a few weeks, athletes from around the world will perform almost super-human feats of strength and agility at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics. When they win, their shiny faces will beam with joy and pride as the flags are lowered and their …

Accepting This One Simple Fact Could Improve Employee Retention

Fifty percent of people who leave companies do so because of their boss.<p>We have all heard the phrase people leave bosses, not companies. Maybe we have even said it, or left companies ourselves because of an issue we had with out boss.<p>But how many of us ever think that we could be the boss that they …

11 Buzzwords All Entrepreneurs Need to Eliminate From Their Vocabulary

The buzzwords you think are enticing your audience are actually pushing them away from you.<p>The startup world is full of its fair share of jargon, with buzzwords like "unicorn," "disruption" and "innovation" becoming so commonplace in entrepreneurs' vocabulary that they nearly lose their meaning. In …

Science says these 13 tricks will make you a better sleeper

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Success Recipe: How to Become a Millionaire in 5 Years

If you wanted to, you can become a millionaire in under five years - there have been many sacrifices to make and obstacles to overcome - but one …

Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of female orgasm

Scientists claims they have finally solved the mystery of the female orgasm and it is all to do with ovulation.<p>A study on mammal reproduction found orgasms help apes ovulate, but because it plays no part in the reproductive cycle of humans, it is a redundant evolutionary afterthought.<p>In many …

9 Ways to Learn From Your Customers Without Spending a Fortune

Not listening to your customer will eventually destroy your company. Here are a few ways to stop it from happening.<p>Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development, to content marketing, to sales, to customer …

8 Signs an Employee Should Be Fired (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

We can all spot terrible employees: they under-perform, they don't work well with teams, they struggle to meet expectations... but oddly enough, it isn't the obviously terrible employees who cause the real problems.<p>Whether clearly incompetent or unbelievably lazy, they're easy to spot. So although …

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What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Patents

Patent applications, patent registration, and defending patents can be tricky. Here's how to do it right.<p>You've just had a brilliant idea for a new product or invention. The first thing you should do is get a patent, right? Well, maybe not. First of all, patents are expensive, will require a lot of …

10 Reasons Small Companies Fail and What to do About It

No small company wants to go out of business, yet many do. And the younger the company, the greater the likelihood that it will.<p>According to the SBA …

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

Why Online Certifications Are Key To Professional Success

<i>Image credit: PicJumbo.</i><p>We're used to living in a world where having a college or university degree has always been the minimum requirement to be considered for a job. No matter how skilled you are, it's hard to get noticed and have employers value your skills if you lack a degree.<p>But times are …

The 12 best adults only all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico

One way to ensure a stress-free vacation is to head to an all-inclusive resort where you don't have to reach for your credit card every time you want a cocktail or burger with fries.<p>And if you really want to up the relaxing vibe of a vacation, limit the possibility of kids running around the …

These Are the Four Stages of Your Brain on Math

Have you ever wondered what your brain is really doing as you sweat your way through a math test? Now you can see for yourself, thanks to a new brain …

Mathematics

10 Success lessons from Tony Hsieh - "Zappos Founder" for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share111<p>+13<p>Shares 135<p>Tony Hsieh, founder and CEO of Zappos, is widely regarded as one of the most successful CEOs of our time. He has …

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …