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24 Books Successful People Read | Inc.com

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel<p>"This is a …

Peter Thiel

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

Right Concentration

The Path to Enlightenment<p>In modern terms, we might call the Buddha's Eightfold Path an eight-part program toward realizing enlightenment and …

Meditation

July 1, 2017 - Leila and Dad, no shirt Saturday mornings

Having your smartphone nearby may impair cognition

Many of us are in awe of the amazing opportunities for connectivity, information, and entertainment offered by our smartphones. But are we aware of …

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Magic Mushrooms

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Self-improvement

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours - our brains actually change states when we sleep …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

7 Expert-Approved Ways to Write a Better To-Do List

When feeling overwhelmed by the mountain of tasks ahead of you, sit down, take a breath, and write a to-do list. This isn’t just a sneaky form of …

Time Management

Being Socially Awkward Is Actually Awesome, According to Science

When I think back to the Bumper Boat Debacle of 1984, I can see the trappings of an awkward moment: I was in middle school; there were unknown …

11 Habits of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job or a …

Here's Why You Should Be Paying Attention To Your Dreams

<i>Arianna Huffington’s book,</i> The Sleep Revolution<i>, focuses on the growing sleep deprivation crisis and gives readers tangible techniques to sleep</i> …

Sleep

Could you follow Richard Branson's daily routine? 5am starts and 20 cups of tea a day

Have you ever dreamed of living the life of a billionaire?<p>Well, now you can, by slavishly emulating the daily routine of Virgin founder Richard Branson as set out in a new post on his blog this week.<p>Of course, you won't have access to a luxury private island with kite-surfing facilities like …

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Millennials: Read These Three Books (Before You Quit) | Inc.com

Millennials. I am one of them. Love us or hate us. We are going to be around for a while.<p>There are countless articles that talk about how to understand Millennials to effectively work with us.<p>As a Millennial, I was raised in a rapidly, evolving technological era. So, I do see things a bit …

CSR

Amazing kitchen storage ideas for a truly organized space

Getting your home organized and running like a well-oiled machine can seem like a mission doomed to failure, but if you take it one room at a time, …

Kitchens

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety

My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.<p>As part of the human body's acute stress system, the "fight-or-flight" response works by …

The #1 Ingredient an Energy Healer Says You Should Stop Eating to Be Healthy

Do you overthink everything? Have you fallen into a pattern of negative internal dialogue? If you've been neglecting your feelings, then it might be …

Wellness

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out | Inc.com

One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ can be toxic and lead to a lot of drama that will disengage workers and put a monkey wrench in your …

Leadership

3 videos that describe what it's like to have anxiety and depression when our own words don't suffice

Having anxiety is tough. For everyone, it is a slightly different beast, but many of the core aspects are the same. One of the most frustrating parts …

Why I'm Tracking Every Single Purchase I Make in 2017

I'm going to write about the "B" word today. No, not <i>that</i>"B" word -- I'm talking about budgeting.<p>The word alone can give people fits.You might feel you don't need to budget because you already know where you're money's going (you don't).You may simply be afraid to find out where all your money goes …

Personal Finance

How Silence Rewires Your Brain to Make You More Intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos …

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those …

Anxiety Treatment: Should You Be Wary of Anxiety Medication?

Anxiety feels highly unpleasant. Anxious feelings can torment you. They can feel as unbearable as physical pain. Drug companies recommend …

Track Down

Gardening 101: Pole Beans

Pole Beans, <i>Phaseolus vulgaris:</i> “The Beanstalk”<p>Pole beans are simply a vining cultivar of edible beans. Both bush and pole beans have several options …