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15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

Molly Crabapple: the sketcher blurring activism and art

Armed with her paintbrush, the illustrator and journalist is redefining reportage with her portraits of Guantánamo Bay, Trump and Syrian refugees<p>Molly Crabapple is sitting in an appropriately noirish and velvety Soho club, talking animatedly about the “global slide to authoritarianism”. “I’m …

Sydney Opera House

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People | Inc.com

We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with an instinct, or else they study what works best and …

Self-improvement

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

5 Easy Ways To Get Happier ASAP

An epidemic has descended upon us — but not a physical one. It’s unhappiness. More than 50 percent of Americans are unhappy at work, and our general …

Happiness

HARRY DENT: The recession isn't coming — it already started

But stocks haven't been the only victims of late. Just a couple weeks ago the January nonfarm payroll report came in at 151,000 jobs. So much for the expected 190,000! And of the ones reported, they were mostly <i>low-wage</i> jobs.<p>Pile that on top of the disappointing Christmas and retail sales in …

Russian anti-smoking advert says 'Don't be like Obama'

'Smoking kills more people than Obama' warns the uncredited poster<p>An anti-smoking poster featuring Barack Obama has appeared on bus stops around Moscow, with the caption: "Don't smoke - don't be like Obama."<p>"Smoking kills more people than Obama, although he kills a lot of people," the ad reads.<p>A …

Sandra Bland Family's Suspicions Mount Amid Fight To Expose Death Evidence

Reports contradict each other and a promised video never materialized.<p>Relatives of Sandra Bland, the jailed motorist who authorities say hanged herself in a Texas cell seven months ago, said they're still unable to get basic information about her death from authorities.<p>Police files contain …

Crime

Congressional Agency Says EPA Has Failed to Respond to Flint's Water Crisis | VICE News

A non-partisan congressional agency said this week the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has failed to use its emergency powers in response to the discovery of lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan.<p>The Congressional Research Service report says the responsibility for ensuring compliance …

The illusion of 'conflict management'

Two important and interesting conferences that took place in Israel in recent weeks provided the opportunity for detailed analysis of our strategic …

Israel

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

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

24 Ways Ordinary People Can Achieve Extraordinary Success | Inc.com

Last year, I contacted the most successful people I know. I interviewed them on my blog, and then compiled those interviews into a book, <i>Just Like You: 24 Interviews of Ordinary People Who've Achieved Extraordinary Succes</i>s.<p>You can download the book for free on Amazon until February 22.<p>Here are 24 …

Motivation

Unsuccessful? 2 Studies Say It Could Be Your Spouse's Fault | Inc.com

Are you as successful as you think you should be at work?<p>If not, a pair of studies suggest the blame might not be yours alone. Instead, it might be your spouse's fault--or boyfriend, girlfriend, significant other, etc.<p>(Quick time-out: Honey, they are NOT talking about us.)<p>What we are talking about …

Psychology

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success | Inc.com

Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>Everyone experiences unhelpful, unrealistic, and …

Self-help

Uber Driver Makes over $90,000 in Six Months without Actually Driving

Uber driver Joseph Ziyaee is in the news for making a whopping $90,000 in only six months. That’s an unprecedented amount for for Uber drivers, and …

5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk | Inc.com

Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point what factors or factor accounts the most for …

Startups

Zika virus 'spreading explosively,' WHO leader says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Zika virus "is now spreading explosively" in the Americas, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday, with another official estimating between 3 million to 4 million infections in the region over a 12-month period.<p>"The level of concern is high, as is the level of …

Public Health

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Has No Plan to Remove Poison Pipes in Flint

A day after NBC News reported that none of the corroded lead pipes at the core of the Flint water crisis have been removed, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder admitted he has no immediate plans to replace them.<p>NBC News correspondent Stephanie Gosk repeatedly pressed the embattled governor Wednesday on how …

Snorkeling

Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US seek roadmap to peace

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Four countries __ Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States __ were cloistered away late into the night Monday trying to …

Afghanistan

Banksy uses Steve Jobs artwork to highlight refugee crisis

Graffiti of Steve Jobs carrying a sack and a Macintosh by Banksy has appeared in Calais' jungle camp, symbolising the Apple co-founder's status as the son of a Syrian migrant<p>Graffiti of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has appeared in the jungle migrant camp in Calias, serving as a poignant …

Middle East

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education