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Stanford Decision Engineer Shares 5 Mistakes People Make When Facing Hard Choices

Stanford Engineer, Michelle Florendo, shares five key insights about the decision-making process based on her training in decision analysis and engineering.<p>Have you ever been paralyzed by a decision, worried you won't make the right choice, or want to feel better about making a decision?<p>Michelle …

Management

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Dealing with debt: How one couple paid off $162,000 they owed in 3 years

Back in March, Heron Abegaze, 29, and Elijah Bankole, 30, put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral.<p>After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the St. Paul, Minn., duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car loans, …

Personal Finance

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

Nutrition

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

The Critical Differences Between Cash Flow and Profit | Inc.com

Kirk W. McLaren is an Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) <i>member in Washington, D.C. and CEO of</i> Foresight CFO<i>, a strategic financial management and accounting services firm that performs hands-on responsibilities to help businesses achieve optimal growth. We asked Kirk to discuss the difference between</i> …

Small Business

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers | Inc.com

Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and strategy can be copied, an organization's DNA cannot be reproduced.<p>With this realization, many organizations are turning to cultural change to fuel …

Employee Engagement

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Psychology

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us | Inc.com

Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no accident that great work habits and success go hand in hand. Improving your work habits …

Self-improvement

How to Know If You're a Bad Listener (And How to Fix It)

You might think you're a good listener, but the odds are against it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Excerpted from the book</i> The Art of Connection: seven Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now <i>by Michael J. Gelb. Printed with permission from New World Library.</i><p>…

Are You Good at Predicting What Others Will Do? Take This Simple Test to Find Out | Inc.com

How good at you at knowing ahead of time what choice someone else will make? It turns out for most of us the answer is: not that good.<p>That's just one result of a fascinating experiment conducted by Vox on behalf of Volvo. The experiment sought to find out why some people choose safety and others …

Psychology

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Hiking

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives?<p>Success and happiness: <i>That's</i> the combination we all hope to achieve. But the …

Self-improvement

7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Sexual Harassment

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires | Inc.com

Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your environment, but you can control what you get done. And more than that, you can learn from others …

Time Management

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks | Inc.com

If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers happy.<p>That doesn't even include the tricky practice of …

Hacking

This Ancient Technique Will Help You Stop Procrastinating and Overcome Laziness

There are things we would like to accomplish. Personal goals for ourselves and our lives should take priority, but they fall behind sometimes. We …

Why Your Words Have More Impact on People Around You Than You Think | Inc.com

<i>The following is an excerpt from Todd Nordstrom and the O.C. Tanner Institute's recent book Appreciate: Celebrating People. Inspiring Greatness.</i><p>Picture, for a second, a crowd at a comedy club, booing a comedian on stage--probably one of the most painful visuals you can imagine. The comedian's …

Leadership

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

Self-help

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage? Here's What 1,500 Happy Couples Have to Say | Inc.com

What does it take to have a happy marriage that stays happy over several decades? It turns out there are some clear answers to that question.<p>Mark Manson is a blogger and entrepreneur who's best known as the author of bestseller <i>The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck</i>. He's also a newlywed, having gotten …

Self-esteem

Modified Leg Training for the Older Lifter

When you’re a young newbie, you tend to think and act with extremes when it comes to training—bone-crushing, intense workouts coupled with a sense of …

Exercise

Raise your credit score fast with this easy, 5-step checklist

It would be an understatement to say Tiffany Aliche had her financial life together — at least before the recession. At 25, she had $40,000 in …

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or …