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28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive

Mental energy is a valuable currency that can be maximized with these four simple habits.<p>Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the …

Time Management

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

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 …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Happiness Playlist: 50 Songs That Will Cheer You up Instantly

Life is tough. We go through a lot of ups and downs everyday. From personal relationships to our professional problems, our daily lives are loaded …

Bollywood

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

5 Things All Successful Millennials Don't Do That Their Distracted Friends Do | Inc.com

Successful Millennials aren't like their friends.<p>Their friends have different habits, live different lives, and somehow find themselves repeating the same words every New Year's Eve: "This year is going to be different."<p>The successful ones, on the other hand, spend a lot less time talking and a lot …

Self-improvement

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

What Initial Coin Offerings Are, and Why VC Firms Care

The venture capital industry is beginning to take a good, hard look at a new financial instrument coming out of the bitcoin community — Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. Also known as “token sales,” this new fundraising phenomenon is being fueled by a convergence of blockchain technology, new …

Cryptocurrency

Why Your Brain Hates Other People - Issue 49: The Absurd

As a kid, I saw the 1968 version of <i>Planet of the Apes</i>. As a future primatologist, I was mesmerized. Years later I discovered an anecdote about its …

Gorillas

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See - Page 2 of 5

<i>21. Grizzly Man</i><p>Grizzly bears are huge frightening predators that people <i>always</i> run away from. Not Timothy Treadwell. For 13 years, Treadwell lived and …

Kurt Cobain

Science Says Happy Couples Have These 13 Characteristics | Inc.com

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating--sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Happiness

I spent 2017 interviewing highly successful people like Tony Robbins, Reid Hoffman, and Ray Dalio — here are the best lessons they taught me

If you're reading this right now, you may have read some advice-based Strategy stories on Business Insider or other outlets — things like how to lead teams better or why you should meditate every morning.<p>As someone who's written many of those, I know that they can come across as human-interest …

Self-improvement

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Mental Health

5 Most Important Tools That Every Developer Should Be Equipped With

Whether you are a web developer, a desktop developer or a mobile developer, you will need to have your tools ready to build anything. While there are …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, we ask 10 DJs and music directors from public radio stations around the country to tell us about the songs they keep playing. This month's mix features several collaborations between well-known artists and up-and-coming stars.<p>Otis Jr. and a band of Louisville all-stars (including …

Post Punk

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

RisingStack Best of - The Most Popular Node.js Tutorials of 2017

2017 was a remarkable year for Node.js, according to Mark Hinkle - Executive Director of the Node Foundation - and we couldn’t agree more. Node.js …

JavaScript

The Nine Attributes Of The Most Effective LinkedIn Profiles

I deliver a lot of workshops on LinkedIn for corporate clients. As a result, I look at a lot of LinkedIn profiles – hundreds of them a year. And there are some things the most impressive ones have in common. You can have an “All-star” rating from LinkedIn, but that doesn’t mean your profile will do …

LinkedIn

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Machine Learning

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

All year long, Robin Hilton and I get to pick the music featured on <i>All Songs Considered</i>, but one of our very favorite shows is this one: our listener poll results. So, on this episode we count down the top 10 as voted by you. We also have a list with the top 100 albums at the bottom of the page, …

List-Worthy

Out Of 100,000 Interviews, These 7 Candidate Questions Stood Out

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter’s put in the hot seat—that’s not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome …

Employment

5 Great Business and Psychology Books from 2017 That Will Give You a Head Start On 2018 | Inc.com

I've read 75 nonfiction books published this year in a wide range of categories from history to business. Most of the books are bestsellers and offer actionable insights into leadership, entrepreneurship and communication. In this article I've chosen five books that contain valuable communication …

Self-improvement