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Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

11 Things Very Successful People Do That 99 Percent of People Don't

Consistency is a big part of succeeding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming wealthy and leaving an impact on the world is not an easy feat. If it were, everyone would go around doing it. At that point, it would not be much of an accomplishment at all.<p>Rather, being …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

A day in the life of Tony Robbins, who sleeps 3 hours a night before waking up to an 'adrenal support cocktail' and a plunge into freezing water

The energy you see on stage with Tony Robbins isn't an act — he brings it to all aspects of his life.<p>In a typical year, the life coach will travel the world for 60 events ranging from a few hours to several days, go on media tours for his latest project, monitor the 33 companies he has invested in, …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

9 Simple Reminders That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Whenever I start to work with a new company to help it improve its leadership, the first thing I like to do is study the leaders in action and get feedback on how they are perceived by their teams.<p>Leadership can be difficult, but I am always amazed by the number of people who make it harder than it …

Leadership

5 Mindset Shifts You've Got to Make to Be a Million-Dollar Entrepreneur

From an outsider's perspective, an entrepreneur's life can seem very glamorous, but it's actually a lot of hard work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since the introduction of social media and reality television shows, a window into the world of entrepreneurship has been …

How to Gamify Your Life to Quickly Accomplish Big Goals | Inc.com

Is your life a video game, filled with challenging quests and new adventures?<p>Or has your life become somewhat stale?<p>As most people get older, they lose their childhood sense of wonderment and openness. Most people stop growing and settle for "reality" as they see it.<p>But life doesn't have to suck. …

Self-improvement

10 Essential Characteristics of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Owning a business isn't for everyone. The stress and hard work that come with it makes many people unwilling to dive in.<p>It takes a special kind of person to be an entrepreneur - to come up with an idea and put that idea into action. But not all ideas work out. In fact, the Bureau of Labor …

Entrepreneurship

3 Things Leaders With Impressive Communication Skills Always Do | Inc.com

Communication is an essential life skill for anyone and everyone. It's one of the earliest survival skills we learn as growing children. (How else would we have asked our parents for another cookie?) As we grow and become fully functioning human beings, communication only increases in complexity …

Communication Skills

15 Marketing Tools You Need to Dominate Your Social Strategy

Social media has become a regular part of our daily lives.Marketers know the best way to connect with their audiences is to go where they go. Often, …

Marketing

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

This 1 Word Will Make You a More Effective Leader Today | Inc.com

Leadership is hard work, and good leaders spend countless hours learning the skills we need to (hopefully) become great.<p>That's why when I found out about this incredibly simple technique for improving my effectiveness, I immediately put it into practice.<p>All you need to do, according to leadership …

Leadership

How Harvard Researchers Get Work Done (When They're Already Checked Out)

Let's be honest: We all procrastinate. Some of us have a chronic issue and literally wait to do everything until the last minute; others among us …

5 Tiny Business Habits That Will Make Your Small Business More Money

Do these five things every day and you can make more money this year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It took me quite a long time to figure out one profound truth: Multi-tasking won’t always help your business grow. So, for the entrepreneurs who are just starting: Start …

These 4 Social Media Tips Will Save Your Small Business from Failing | Inc.com

The online world is rapidly changing. Innovation that was a dream only a short time ago is now reality. As a startup or small business, ensuring that the wave of change doesn't pull you under is more important than ever.<p>Adopting a future-proof social media strategy--one that becomes your first line …

Public Relations

Social media is as harmful as alcohol and drugs for millennials

The word “addiction” brings to mind alcohol and drugs. Yet, over the past 20 years, a new type of addiction has emerged: addiction to social media. It may not cause physical harms, such as those caused by tobacco and alcohol, but it has the potential to cause long-term damage to our emotions, …

Social Media

The 7 Pieces of a Successful SEO Starter Kit

You don't need a huge budget or years of experience to get started with SEO.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Okay, so you're interested in search engine optimization (SEO), but like most newcomers, you're intimidated by the perceived complexity of the field. To be sure, …

This 17-Year-Old Sums Up in 1 Paragraph What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

If you follow my column, by now you're familiar with the ethos of servant leadership, which I often write about and firmly believe to be the best leadership philosophy on the planet.<p>But don't just take my word for it. The CEOs of some of the best and brightest companies in the world -- including …

Leadership

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

The 50-Year-Old Business Book You Need to Read (or Reread) Right Now | Inc.com

There aren't a lot of business books from a half-century ago that have stood the test of time, but Peter Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> (Harper Business), now available in a spiffy new 50th Anniversary edition, is one of the select few. In 1967, back before Millennials were a gleam in their …

Management

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

Retail Isn't Dead, But It Does Need to Adapt | Inc.com

It seems like there has never been a worse time for retail. Sears looks doomed. Many other large retailers, including J.C. Penney and Macy's are closing stores and even fashionable boutiques like BCBG Max Azria are filing for bankruptcy. CNN reports that store closings this year are already …

eCommerce

5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

We went to the best bar in the world to find out what the drink of the summer will be — here's the verdict

Every year, a new breed of cocktail emerges as the drink du jour. But what is the ultimate summer cocktail? The one you can drink year in and year out, without worrying about frilly, hard-to-follow trends?<p>That's what we wanted to find out, so we donned our deerstalker hats and made our way downtown.<p>…

Trends

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make | Inc.com

According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions you make every day that will lead to success.<p>Speaking of, there are countless …

Self-improvement

Genghis Khan's Surprising Approach To Learning Could Explode Your Business In 3 Simple Steps | Inc.com

If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as you think you know everything, that's the precise moment you're screwed.<p>But let's not kid ourselves. Whether you're running two businesses …

Self-improvement

3 Digital Tools to Go One Up on Your Competition

Great content. Knowledge of what customers are saying. SEO: These tools can help you with the most important elements of competition.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not very long ago, promoting a brand was a drastically different task from what we know today. Thanks to …

Kurzweil: By 2030, Nanobots Will Flow Throughout Our Bodies

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s director of engineering, is a well-known futurist who seems to have a penchant for accurate predictions. Most recently, he has …