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If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Do You Want to Lead a Remarkable Life? Stop Going With the Flow | Inc.com

I get it. Sometimes going with the flow makes running a business a little easier, especially if things are on auto-pilot. However, there are occasions when you need to stop following the crowd. The most successful entrepreneurs didn't get where they are by taking one path -- they were the …

Self-improvement

How to Hack Your Sleeping Hours and Be More Productive During the Day | Inc.com

During the day, it's easy to get caught up trying to solve problems that seem to stump you. Sometimes you get stuck thinking about things that are beyond your control or influence or trying to solve problems by simply applying more hours instead of better thought. And before you know it, you've …

Time Management

8 Things You Need to Know Before You Start a New Job | Inc.com

<i>What are the most important career tips people should know before starting their first real job? 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 Sandra Jones, Entrepreneur, Startup Coach, and</b> …

Employment

When Customers Are Ignoring You: 4 Ways to Get More Attention | Inc.com

My heart was in my throat recently as I coached a major university alumna who sought me out for startup advice. Six months post launch, her new online "jobfinder" website had clearly "flatlined."<p>The results: 100 or so visitors a month, virtually no revenue and no "bright lights" to be seen …

Customers

10 Eyebrow-Raising Questions to Help You Nail Your Next Job Interview | Inc.com

With nearly a half million followers on Twitter and another 100,000 on Etsy, Tina Roth Eisenberg is a bit of a legend in creative circles. Swiss-born, her design blog--aptly named "SwissMiss"-- attracts about 1 million unique visitors a month. She founded and runs a lecture series called …

Employment

If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts

Few topics have received more attention in talent management than motivation, defined as the deliberate attempt to influence employees’ behaviors with the goal of enhancing their performance, and in turn their organizational effectiveness. Indeed, other than talent, motivation is the key driver of …

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

Generally speaking, trying hard is a great way to achieve most of what you want in life.<p>Put in more effort at work and your prospects for a promotion will almost definitely improve — at least more than they would if you simply accepted the status quo of being a slacker.<p>Date a lot of people and …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Great Depression

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Secret office diaries<p>Inside the UK’s wackiest offices<p>People with stressful jobs track their heart rates<p>Meet the man with 20 jobs<p>Tim Dowling’s office buzzword quiz<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If …

Time Management

How Walking Away Leads to Profit, Happiness and Success

"And what happens if you just leave?" I remember my business coach asking one afternoon when I felt particularly overwhelmed. "Won't you be able to do your job better if you take some time to care for yourself?"<p>I looked around me at the piles of work on my desk - the emails to be answered, …

Tuning Out the Parenting NOISE

<i>Today we’re welcoming my friend Erica Layne of Let Why Lead; her writing inspires me because of the way she touches on truths that sometimes slip</i> …

San Francisco Bay Area

A Lesson In Parenting And Life: Follow-Through Is Everything

I’m off to visit my daughter in Portland today, and I can’t wrap my head around the fact that she’s done with college and is now out on her own, …

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

Becoming a millionaire by 30 is possible, and you don't have to found the next Facebook or Snapchat or win a Powerball jackpot to do so. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young …

Self-improvement

5 Leadership Behaviors You Want in a High Potential Employee

The leadership behaviors that you will need to identify in future leaders that will take your company forward.<p>In 2014, the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flager Business School, in partnership with Human Capital Institute (HCI), conducted a study where they found that 85 percent of global …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

College Kids Are Now High Frequency Trading From Dorm Rooms

University student Spencer Singleton is among a growing band of amateurs turning to computer-driven automated stock trading—until now the preserve of …

Amazon to delivery companies: Yes, we're building our own service but don't worry

Some reports even said that Amazon is secretly putting together a team to spearhead the initiative, leading to speculation that Amazon could upend an industry dominated by companies like FedEx, DHL, and UPS.<p>On Thursday, analysts finally got a chance to ask Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky about …

You Can Get the Zika Virus Through Sex, Plus 6 Other Must-Know Facts About It | Women's Health

2. But It’s Traveling Around the Globe<br>One of the downsides of having the ability to jump on a plane and jet off to a far corner of the world is that diseases spread a lot quicker. The Zika virus originated in Africa, and just eight short years ago, there were only a few documented cases of the …

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

It is going to be even worse than we thought on Wall Street

Those predictions are already out of date.<p>There's been a dramatic fall in the market for high-yield bonds in the past few days. The sell-off accelerated late last week, when the closure of the Third Avenue Focused Credit fund spooked the market.<p>It continued into Monday, with one fund that tracks …

There is one debate dominating Wall Street ― and nobody has the answer

Wall Street is pretty much in agreement that the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates on December 16.<p>What isn't clear is what that will mean for competition for consumer deposits. Put another way, it isn't obvious that consumers will have financial institutions competing for their cash by …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

10 major differences between rich and poor people

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I've been rich and I've been poor. I know both sides very well.<p>Growing up poor, I knew that I wanted to be rich. I …