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Try This Exercise to Be a Better Speaker, and Have More Fun in a Room Full of People

This nugget of mental jiu jitsu has turned many nervous executives into great speakers.<p>Public Speaking makes people very nervous. Jerry Seinfeld famously joked that most people would rather be in the casket than speaking at their own funeral. And, it makes sense. Public speaking is dangerous! Look …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

Time Management

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Anyone who’s ever made room for a big milestone of adult life–a job, a marriage, a move–has likely shoved a friendship to the side. After all, there …

Shaun White Is One of the Richest Winter Olympians. Here's How He Makes and Spends His Millions

He became a millionaire before he turned 20<p>Shaun White may be best known for his snowboarding and skateboarding skills, but the two-time Olympic gold …

Physicists Just Achieved Quantum Teleportation Underwater For The First Time

Whoa.<p>Chinese scientists have successfully sent information between entangled particles through sea water, the first time this type of quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

In 2 Minutes, the Secretary of Defense Showed the Difference Between True Leadership and Just Being the Boss | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When corporate types use military terminology, it slips past the pathetic and into the risible.<p>When executives talk about killing the competition, fighting in the trenches and running things up …

Leadership

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

Books

24 Books Successful People Read | Inc.com

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel<p>"This is a …

Peter Thiel

5 Lies Mentally Tough People Don't Waste Energy On | Inc.com

Many obstacles will present themselves that will challenge your mental strength and ultimately, your ability to be a high-performing entrepreneur. It's tempting to search for external tactics as a solution, but becoming mentally tough requires you to go inward.<p>Failing to address your internal …

Self-help

This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

Climeworks carbon capture device will take the gas from the air and sell it or store it in the ground. Now we just need a few hundred thousand more–as quickly as possible.<p>Sitting on top of a waste incineration facility near Zurich, a new carbon capture plant is now sucking CO2 out of the air to …

10 Dividend Stocks That Will Deliver Double-Digit Returns Every Year

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks that look like solid bets to generate double-digit total returns every year, or at least every …

Investing

9 Brutal Truths Every Millennial Looking for a Job Needs to Hear (It Will Put Things in Perspective) | Inc.com

Well, chances are you're not just looking for a job--you're looking for a particular kind of job. You want something fulfilling. Something that's going to make you happy. Something that pays well, and most of all, has some sort of clear trajectory toward a bright and promising future.<p>I hate to be …

Employment

5 Mobile Applications Every Student Needs

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Startups (India)

Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder &The post Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life appeared …

Self-improvement

Maybe You, Too, Could Become A Super Memorizer

There is such a thing as a memory athlete. These are people who can memorize a truly insane amount of information really quickly, like the order of playing cards in a deck in under 20 seconds, or 200 new names and faces in a matter of minutes.<p>Neuroscientists writing Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron</i> …

Humanity

How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

What is the 5-Hour Rule and How Can It Turn Your Life Around?

In the article “Malcolm Gladwell Got Us Wrong,” the researchers behind the 10,000-Hour Rule set the record straight: Different fields require …

Your Expertise Means Nothing Without This Important Trait | Inc.com

The problem is not that we lack the needed information, but that we are unwilling to apply it once we have it. We already know what it's going to take to be successful in our careers/lives, but often lack the self-control to establish boundaries, set goals, and make the necessary …

Self Control

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Project Management

How to Improve Your Networking Skills

If you want to succeed in business, you need to surround yourself with the right people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jill Schiefelbein’s book</i> Dynamic Communication<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>When we think about …

"Do What You Love," But Do These 5 Things, Too | Inc.com

Most people have a private passion or two that they'd love to turn into revenue streams. But juggling multiple businesses and responsibilities is a challenge few can manage, no matter how much they love what they do. Passion is a great jumping off point, but you need more than that to stick the …

Birdwatching

7 Highly Effective Early Morning Routines to Prime Your Day

It’s amazing how energetic, motivated and driven some people are all the time. This is especially true in the case of successful entrepreneurs.A few …

Pranayama

If You Want to Become a Master at Problem Solving, Master These 7 Steps | Inc.com

It's April, so there's probably a pretty good chance you've given up on your new year's resolutions. But, there's no law that says January 1 is the only day to set life changing goals. Personally, I think spring is a great time to make new goals--it's starting to get warm, and stay light later, and …

Brightline

Science Says When You Don't Focus on Negative Things at Work, Expect This to Happen | Inc.com

You know that old saying that you should not harbor ill feelings? And that it's unhealthy to keep things inside, so you should vent to help you feel better?<p>Maybe you just need to air things out about a wrongdoing. Your colleagues will be sure to hear you out. No harm done, right?<p>Not so …

Happiness

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply respects how Gates uses his business savviness to address major world problems through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>As a father, it is my job to try and …

Self-improvement

15 Rookie Mistakes New Bosses Make

Steer clear of the potholes others have hit on the road to leadership.<p>Sooner or later in your career (and most likely later, for obvious reasons), …

15 Motivational Books To Read In Your 20s

Being 25 is hard. It took me longer than most 20-somethings, but after hitting a quarter of a century, I too realized that I am nowhere near where I …

Books

7 Life-Changing Essays You Need to Read NOW

When the only thing longer than your to-do list is the novel on your bedside table, but you don't want to settle for bad television, an essay will …

Respected Designers Share 25 Books You Must Read To Improve Creativity

Recently I interviewed respected designers and asked them about the books that influenced their thinking and skyrocketed their careers. Then Visme reached out with an infographic they made to illustrate these interviews.<p>Here is an infographic featuring 5 designers sharing their top 5 books ranging …

Weird

14 books every modern gentleman should read

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about being informed about the world …