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5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

If you behaved like this in high school, there is a good chance you have a high salary

For those of us that had less than picture perfect high school experiences, we are comforted by the fact that when we grow up we take our own future …

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

5 Quotes From Greek Philosophers for When You Need a Productivity Pick-Me-Up

These ancient words of wisdom can apply to your business.<p>Everyone loves a good inspirational quote to get us into the frame of my mind that we want to be in throughout the day. You see them everywhere on social media, I post many of my favorites here throughout the week.<p>I pick the ones for me based …

Motivation

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Developing Internal Confidence

<b>Comparisons – Measuring yourself or your accomplishments to others.</b><p>While drawing confidence from these things isn’t necessarily bad, it can be a …

Management

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Wellness

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Osama Bin Laden

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science | Inc.com

Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon landing. Is there anything to do in this situation except change the subject …

Behavioral Sciences

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

7 Simple Habits for Becoming a More Helpful Person | Inc.com

I've seen plenty of entrepreneurs and established business leaders who believe they have to do everything on their own. Yet accepting help from others is not admitting weakness. And the same can be said in reverse.<p>In business, people often forget how valuable it is to develop a helpful mindset. …

Self-improvement

This is where confidence comes from

Earlier this year, I was learning to rock climb. Or, more accurately, learning to “boulder,” since apparently there’s a distinction. It’s really …

For Lasting Confidence, Learn This One Thing About Yourself | Inc.com

Confidence is one of our most elusive chicken-egg problems. We require confidence to achieve our goals, but we only feel most confident after we have achieved them.<p>Especially in today's fake-it-until-you-make-it society, where social media has convinced us that everyone has achieved astronomical …

Self-improvement

The 9 Characteristics Of People Who Get Promoted

When I talk to my personal branding clients about their career goals, one regular topic of enthusiastic discussion is getting promoted to a more senior role. Being promoted is one of the most important milestones in an upwardly mobile career path, yet promotions aren’t guaranteed. In fact, they …

Self-improvement

Velocity School: Where Pitchers Pay to Throw Harder

KENT, Wash. — Trevor Bauer is the son of a chemical engineer. Those are the genes he inherited. An engineer, Bauer explained, will consider a problem, develop a process to solve it, then implement, evaluate and adjust until finding a solution. Nothing is untrainable.<p>Bauer did not want to be a …

Baseball

How to Spot the Perfect Campsite

Head into the mountains or forests and pitch your tent in an ideal location. These tips will help you find that perfect camp spot.<b>Sometimes it’s the</b> …

Camping

5 Books You Need to Read This Fall If You Want to Be Mentally Tougher | Inc.com

It's often said that you can only go as far as your mindset is properly equipped to transport you when chasing after business and health goals.<p>During my own personal journey of needing to shed some excess mental fat through letting go of limiting beliefs that didn't serve me nor the life I desired …

Self-improvement

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day | Inc.com

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When you go into the gym, you get to decide how …

Framing

4 Body Language Tricks That Will Help You Succeed in Life, According to a Communications Expert | Inc.com

In an effort to better understand the business of body language for this piece, I reached out to a bona fide expert in the field, Donna Van Natten, known as the "Body Language Dr." She is the author of a provocative new book, <i>Image Scrimmage--</i>a research-packed, how-to manual on the dos and don'ts of …

Body Language

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms | Inc.com

1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become incapable.<p>Isn't this absurd?<p>In his book, <i>The</i> …

Self-improvement

3 Steps to Overcome Your Negative Self-Talk

“I’m good enough. I’m smart enough. And – doggone it – people like me!”<p>If that’s what comes to mind when you think about positive self-talk, you might be missing out on a key factor that can increase your success in business and in life in general.<p>In a recent interview with former Navy SEAL, …

Self-help

8 Behaviors That Separate Ultra-Successful People From Everybody Else

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO,The post 8 Behaviors That Separate Ultra-Successful People From Everybody Else appeared …

Self-improvement

5 Brutal Truths Mentally Strong People Learn to Accept | Inc.com

<i>What is the hardest truth you had to accept that made you stronger? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on</b> …

Self-improvement

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

Self-help

1 Sign to Immediately Know Someone Has the Gift of Leadership | Inc.com

When you think of the word "transparency" in business and the workplace, what immediately comes to mind? Do you cringe at the possibility of being that open? That, perhaps, coworkers, direct reports, or even customers will perceive it as a weakness, and take advantage of you or your position?<p>Heck, …

Leadership

5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking | Inc.com

Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. Cycles of negative thinking can result in a similar crashing-down effect on your life and business, only it's no …

Self-help

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Mindfulness

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll …

Employee Engagement

10 Habits of the Most Confident People | Inc.com

When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. Then, in the second half of my 20s, I learned to embrace my purpose and began …

Self-improvement

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made on a day-to-day basis. Success, …

Self-improvement