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How Introverts Can Become Great Leaders, And Eventually, a Successful Entrepreneur

“If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut”<br>― Albert Einstein<p>The most common, …

Self-improvement

What Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Bill Gates All Understood About Business

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of …

Silicon Valley

How to Control Your Hormones So You Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex | Men's Health

The best part: You can learn to control them. And when you do, you’ll look and feel better every day. Read below to find out how your hormones can make you into the man you aspire to be.<p>(For 2,000-plus more tips on how to live an awesome life, check out The Better Man Project From the <i>Men’</i><i>s …

5 Surprising Secrets of True Happiness | Inc.com

Finding happiness is, without doubt, a daily struggle. We search for it endlessly, through self-help books, TV shows, ice cream sundaes, or deep conversations with friends. The true keys to unlocking happiness, however, are much closer than you think. Consider these 5 surprising secrets to true …

Happiness

How To Make Money Investing, According To Ashton Kutcher

4 Strategies For Impact Investing<p>Impact investing isn’t for everyone, to be sure, but with a few investing strategies to assist you and a bit of …

Learn a Key Negotiating Skill from Career FBI Negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

Eight Easy Life Hacks that Will Make You Insanely Productive

<i>What are the most effective changes you made in your life to increase productivity and efficiency? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Clara Shih, Founder/CEO of Hearsay Social, Author of The</b> …

Social Media

Warren Buffett's Surprising Secret for Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Contrary to what many people think, the key to success is not toiling away at a 9-to-5 job from which you take no pleasure. Take it from Warren Buffett himself: "The secret to reliable, sustainable success does not come from forcing yourself to do something you don't love. In fact, true achievement …

Happiness

Your Time Management Strategy Is Broken

I just searched “time management strategy” and Google returned 18,100,000 results. <b>Let that sink in for a second…. 18 million.</b><p>This post isn’t about …

The One Thing Every Business Owner Should Be More Honest About

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Leadership

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Self-improvement

A Harvard Business School professor shares 3 ways to win a negotiation before you even start talking

Since I'm always looking for the crucial tools that empower people to succeed, this caught my eye.<p>Negotiating is an Achilles heel for many, but it's a key part of most situations. So how can we better prepare to take control of the game and win it?<p>Professor Malhotra is a seasoned negotiator who has …

Leadership

Why smart people are unhappy

Jay Gatsby: Cautionary tale. Warner Bros.<p>For the first five million years or so, human life was all about scarcity. You never really knew where your next meal was coming from.<p>But if you're alive today — and fortunate enough to not be poor — then scarcity is more in your head than anything …

Happiness

5 Spiritual Lessons I’ve Learned from Entrepreneurship

It’s been about one year of my being an actual “entrepreneur”. I started an online retail business (not related to Daily Zen, which I consider more a …

Entrepreneurship

The Number 1 Rule to Get Things Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and …

Time Management

Where to put your cash while savings rates are rock-bottom

For those looking glumly at their savings account statements, there are plenty of better returns to be had elsewhere<p>As interest rates languish at the lowest level in living memory, there is little hope for savers looking on in disappointment at their bank statements. The average savings account now …

Finance

Forget flipping houses — these retail investors flip mortgages

It’s 9:30 a.m. on a recent sunny Friday, and 60 people have crammed into an airport hotel conference room in Northern Virginia to hear Kevin Shortle, …

Real Estate

H2O Ninja Snorkel Mask

Snorkeling is a great way to explore the sea without needing scuba gear. But it also keeps you tethered to the surface, and forces you to breathe …

Snorkeling

New Study Confirms: Money Buys Happiness

Greed is good.<p>4.5K<p>SHARES<p>Some say happiness comes from family, travelling, and taking time to appreciate the little things. Of course those things are …

Research

Why You Should Track Your Spending Over the Weekend (and Beyond)

It's one of the most important things you can do to get your spending on track.<p>This is the Day 6 & 7 challenge in the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp …

Personal Finance

The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind

You're reading The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Wellness

Richard Branson, Kite Boarding, a Contest for Entrepreneurs and Hourglass Investing Strategy: Part 2

In a recent installment we discussed how Sir Richard Branson and the folks from MaiTai established the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). MaiTai has shown a level of investment success that appears to be sustainable, and I will explore the strategy they use to propel success for themselves and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Beat the Airlines at their New Pricing Game

Last week I wrote that American changed its fare rules to charge you more on many connecting itineraries and on trips that include stopovers. In …

Flying

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 9

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April 9.<p><i>Mental</i> …

Shopping
Self-improvement

Why these three questions can solve any problem

I’m a big fan of simplicity, whether it’s about strategy and innovation or personal productivity. In a complex world, there’s no use making things more difficult than they need to be.<p>It’s just so easy to complicate things — even I am guilty. But in reality, there are three questions I’ve used in …

Leadership