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10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone With Bipolar Disorder

"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression, that it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Denmark</i><p>Rachid Moutiq is 29 years old, has a BA in journalism and lives with bipolar disorder. About 40,000 Danes and 4 million …

5 symptoms you might not realise are signs of anxiety

Most people picture anxiety sufferers as quivering wallflowers who have panic attacks in crowded places.<p>However, not everyone experiences anxiety …

What I’ve learned from a year of taking antidepressants

Happy fluoxetine-versary, me.<p>Just a year ago I was a miserable bundle of dark emotions and thoughts stuck in a pit of my brain’s own making.<p>I would …

5 Exercises for Rock-Hard Abs From Gwyneth Paltrow’s Trainer

Tracy Anderson shows how to whittle your middle like the Goop queen herself.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow showed off some seriously toned stomach in a recent …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes | Inc.com

Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing every aspect of the home hair care experience. Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary, under her …

Entrepreneurship

The Secret to Outpacing Your Rival? Competitive Insights.

Entrepreneurs live to innovate and to stay a step ahead. Here's how to use data to keep competitors in your rearview mirror and make it happen.<p>When United Airlines announced that early this year it would start offering a "basic economy" class (Delta and American have made similar announcements), …

10 Conversational Habits You Need to Get Rid of | Inc.com

I've been writing a lot lately about how to improve communication skills, especially if you're in a leadership role.<p>The irony of it all is that it's a skill not enough leaders have. I know this because it still tops the list for clients requesting communication coaching or training.<p>Last week, I …

Communication Skills

The Top Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2017 | Inc.com

I remember my first conference well. It was like I was the new kid in school, except no one introduced me or showed me around. I felt kind of like a loner and was pretty intimidated by so many other entrepreneurs and leaders who seemed to know exactly what they were doing.<p>As an entrepreneur, …

Entrepreneurship

The Dumbest Thing Entrepreneurs Do When Hiring

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

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

4 Landmark Books to Guide Your Entrepreneurial Journey

There is no substitute for reading books in the development of your entrepreneurial career.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to get a head start on your professional endeavors is to learn from the successful individuals that have come before you. …

4 Catastrophic Legal Mistakes That Could Put You Out of Business

Most entrepreneurs are making these legal mistakes, and have no idea.<p>Entrepreneurs are usually great at getting down to business and putting the peddle to the medal. Often that comes at the cost of glazing over some important legal aspects. It's not worth putting yourself or your company in harm's …

Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Self-improvement

Fight Procrastination by Reading This Article Right Now

Understanding why you put off certain tasks is key to breaking your procrastination habit.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Search the web and you'll find thousands of articles on how to deal with procrastination. Go ahead and read one. ... later.<p>Or perhaps you'd be …

15 Great Leadership Quotes

Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.– Professor Warren G. Bennis<p>Leadership is the art of getting …

Motivation

From Paleo to Atkins: How Popular High-Protein Diets Stack Up

Protein is crucial to nearly every bodily function. We need it to have energy, to feel full, to build muscle, to process nutrients and to boost …

Thinking of Quitting Your Day Job to Start a Business? Do These 5 Things First

How to properly transition from full-time work to entrepreneurship.<p>Starting a business is exciting, and when you're laying the groundwork for a new venture while you're still working full time, that excitement can make the wait unbearable. With all the possibilities and passion swirling around in …

The 11 Tools You Need to Run Your Business From Anywhere | Inc.com

Remote working is a trend that's here to stay. In fact, the latest report from Global Workplace Analytics indicates a 103% growth in employees working from home since 2005. It's a trend that positively and significantly impacts a company's bottom line. The same study found that if people with …

Small Business

7 Characteristics Of a Good Entrepreneur - OLBlog

While there are a multitude of features that you will have to do well in business, here’s my seven that stand out the most and which are essential to …

China's New Ancient Warrior God Statue Will Strike Fear into Other Statues

Guan Yu stands over 150 feet tall, Green Dragon Crescent Blade in hand.<p>China just unveiled an all-time statue. The 157-foot sculpture of the ancient Chinese warrior-god Guan Yu stands on a 33-foot pedestal designed to look like a warship. He's holding a long halberd weapon known as the "Green …

China

As Pokémon Go Evolves, Businesses Are Squeezing Themselves In

It's only been out a week, but Pokémon Go is making more money than a Meowth using Pay Day.<p>According to Fortune, as of Thursday the augmented reality game already has over 65 million users in the United States alone. Quartz reports that those players are spending $1.6 million <i>per day</i> on in-app …

Pokémon

Top 7 Belly Fat Burning Foods to Lose Tummy Fat and Get Flat Abs

In this article, I want to share 7 top belly fat burning foods to help you get flat abs. I believe that if you incorporate these foods in your diet …

After the Theranos Mess, Can We Finally Quit Idolizing Entrepreneurs?

IDOLIZE <i>verb</i> : to worship as a god; to love or admire to excess<p>We have a tendency to idolize our heroes. That’s nothing new. Whether it’s in politics, …

Depression: 7 Powerful Tips to Help You Overcome Bad Moods

There is no health without mental health.<p>In the past decade, depression rates have escalated, and one in four Americans will suffer from major …

12 Secrets to Happiness, According to Science

A lot of people think that achieving happiness is a matter of seeing good things from the outside and absorbing it in. However, science reveals that …

Happiness

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 million copies, it has certainly withstood the test of time. As I have …

Entrepreneurship

Massive breakthrough in language barrier

New York City-based company Waverly Labs say they’ve developed the world’s first smart earpiece which translates conversations between two people …

Language

5 lessons for first-time entrepreneurs I learned the hard way

In doing so, my tips might be able to help some of you first-time entrepreneurs out there get past barriers a little more quickly, get launched faster, and avoid some pitfalls along the way.<p>I've failed many times. I can remember several times where I didn't even have enough money in my bank account …