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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

Want Your Employees to Respect You? Give Them the 1 Thing Most Bosses Never Do | Inc.com

A signature trait of the most likable leaders -- a trait that leads to uncommon loyalty in employees as well as business results -- is one that's extremely hard to pull off: humility.<p>But fair warning: If you're in charge of people, and you think you've arrived at the top of the humility mountain, I …

Leadership

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

Why Problem Solvers, Not Whiners, Always Win in Business

Discover the techniques you can use to help your employees better understand how to tackle – and not just complain about -- problems.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jill Schiefelbein’s book</i> Dynamic Communication<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

Burn 300 Calories in 30 Minutes With This No-Equipment HIIT Workout

There are a lot of excuses people use to skip workouts — let's review:<p>"I can't make it to the gym."<br>"I'm <i>really</i> busy this week."<br>"I don't have a …

Exercise

Score a Ballerina Bod

Professional dancers spend hours each day rehearsing, performing and crafting their skill—which also happens to sculpt an incredibly strong, …

5 Hacks To Speed Up The Learning Process

The ability to learn things quickly is a tremendous asset. People who can rapidly grasp new concepts, learn and apply new and effective skills, and …

Hacking

One and Done: How To Stop Procrastinating

This week I launched a new podcast – The Lawyer Stress Solution – and it’s no accident that the very first episode is about procrastination. Every …

Procrastination

12 ways to be richer a year from now

There's no point agonizing over that - it's what happens to most people.<p>But you <i>can</i> do something about it.<p>Here are 12 ways to be richer a year from now.<p>You don't have to do them all, of course, but accomplishing just a few could make a big difference in your life a year from now.<p>Even more important, …

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …

6 Ways To Stop Stressing About Things You Can't Control

There’s a brutal truth about life that some people refuse to accept—you have no control over many of the things that happen to you.<p>People who resist this truth fall into two categories—control freaks or worry warts. Control freaks believe if they can gain enough control over others, and the …

Self-help

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Today's Workout 45: The dumbbell-only circuit for serious muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Two dumbbells. Five exercises. Serious muscle growth.<p>Incorporate this straightforward mass-building circuit …

How to Give Tough Feedback Without Offending Your Employees | Inc.com

You head a department or run a business where everyone must pull their weight and then some. One employee does not. He reliably misses deadlines and produces poor quality work.<p>You've tried to give him feedback, but he always manages to avoid responsibility. He seems made of Teflon. Sometimes he …

Communication Skills

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not just Millennials. As a Gen-Xer myself, I fully admit that being connected 24/7 to …

Text Messaging

How to Learn Faster: Rethink What Learning Looks Like | Inc.com

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," Mark Twain supposedly quipped.<p>It's a catchy witticism, but while many of us remember the quote, far too many people still fail to make the distinction between "schooling" and "learning," engineering professor, master teacher, and author …

Mark Twain

A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

Self-help

10 incredibly awkward exercises that build tons of muscle

You should never feel humiliated in the gym. You should work out in an environment that makes you feel comfortable and motivated. That being said, …

How ‘Badass’ author Jen Sincero went from living in a garage to being rich

If you were to ask Jen Sincero what kept her in a low-wage, low-happiness funk for decades of her adult life, stuck in “the fetal position of …

This Is How a Nike Master Trainer Spends 15 Minutes at the Gym

Finding the time to squeeze a gym session into your day can be a challenge, so when you get there, you want to make every minute count. If your go-to …

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader | Inc.com

Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing wrong with being a follower--the world needs them as much as …

Leadership

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging | Inc.com

The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, though, carving out the time to …

Exercise

This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>What's the Best Workout For Losing Weight?<p>This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight<p>Shares<p>If you're trying to lose …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Running tips: The only 2 workouts you need to improve your VO2 max

It has many names: “maximal oxygen consumption,” “maximal oxygen uptake,” “peak oxygen uptake,” “maximal aerobic capacity.” Simply put, your VO2 …

Exercise

To Achieve Success You Have to Move Past Working 9-5

Pursuing your passion is more work but more fulfilling than chaining yourself to a job you only have to pay the bills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working 9-5 is outdated. The world runs 24/7, but that doesn’t mean you must. Things have changed and you’re about to …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One Thing<p>It's actually pretty easy: Become a master at one thing.<p>No joke. Master one …

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