Jesse Lindsey

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8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people

You know what they say about opinions — everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google “characteristics of successful …

Self-improvement

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why | Inc.com

Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep disconnect people feel between themselves and their jobs, and …

Study Skills

9 of the biggest missteps even the most successful people have made

Every entrepreneur has a unique journey and faces their own challenges. For me, my entrepreneur journey started off amazing.<p>At 27 years old I had sold a company for eight figures. I was a multi-millionaire. This was very short lived. Not two years later I had purchased a company, built it, grown it …

Tune in or lose out: Why we’re clearing our schedules for ‘appointment gaming’

<i>HQ Trivia</i> is a live gameshow app for smartphones, and a bizarrely popular phenomenon. Twice a day, hundreds of thousands of players log on at the …

Boost Your Productivity While Playing Games

Games are getting better and better with time. They are becoming more entertaining and engaging. Many people say that there are no benefits of …

10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

Cannabis

I spent years working 14 hour days — but I didn't get truly successful until I started asking myself 4 questions

<b>• It took entrepreneur Jonathan Goodman many years to realize overworking wasn't working for him.</b><p><b>• In order to live a more balanced life, he had to cut back on his work hours and shift his entrepreneurial thinking.</b><p><b>• He developed several "cognitive filters" in order to establish better</b> …

Entrepreneurship

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.<p>Time is important, too — while some effects are …

How To Measure The Success Of Your Brand Building Campaigns

Building a successful company is hard, really hard. There is a reason that nine out of ten startups fail.<p>The holy grail for all companies should be …

Marketing

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think | Inc.com

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today | Inc.com

Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling fulfilled, grateful and devoid of regrets do so by being intentional with how they …

Happiness

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List | Inc.com

A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their appreciation for reminding and informing them of what it takes to be an outstanding leader. People often cite their favorites and, …

Leadership

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Bill Gates

12 ways successful people get more done than the rest of us

1. They create structured to-do lists.<p>Most people who have a to-do list just keep a running list, with no sense of timing or priorities. There are lots of ways to structure your list to avoid making it a never-ending drudge. One technique I suggest to my coaching clients is to take an index card …

Time Management

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

These Twins Started a $10 Million Business on Their Kitchen Table (Here's How They Did It) | Inc.com

Can twins, a kitchen table, and unlimited vacations (just one of the many benefits offered to employees) power an idea to a $10 million business? In the case of the company founded by Dominic and Tom Tancredi, the answer is a definite "Yes."<p>Anytime you're browsing the Internet, the chances are good …

New York City

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

Introverts make great leaders—but lack confidence in their capabilities

Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in leadership situations.<p>Whether or not someone is an introvert is usually measured by how …

Psychology

Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

You Need a Personal Brand. Here's How You Build One.

When people Google you, what will they find?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important aspects of starting a company or career is building your personal brand. That's because your reputation is a crucial part of doing business, both online and offline. …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Lilium VTOL Jet

LinkA pure-electric 2-seater jet plane designed to take off and land without a runway. The Lilium Jet can transition from hover to airplane mode once …

Aviation

This Video Shows What Happens to Your Body During a Marathon

It also explains the science behind carbo-loading, bonking, and that elusive runner's high.<p>This weekend, 50,000 runners will toe the line at the New …

How staying single could improve your life

When my mother was my age, she told me, if you were a single woman filling out official documents, you would have to mark yourself down as a "spinster."<p>Really. That was the legal term for an unmarried woman in England until very recently. Spinster.<p>The word certainly doesn't inspire much optimism in …

Demographics

I Have Incorporated a New Company - What Are the Next Steps?

I Have Incorporated a New Company - What Are the Next Steps?<p>What To Do Once You Get Your Certificate of Incorporation<p>Updated January 09, 2018<p>This …

Local SEO Tools: 7 Best Tools to Improve Your Local Search Rankings

Local SEO has become more important than ever. As local competition heats up, the task of dominating local search results is taking precedence over …