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11 Apps For Writers That Can Help You Get Your Masterpiece Completed In No Time

Let's face it: writing isn't a simple task, and authors can use all the help they can get when it comes to finishing (or starting) their projects. …

5 Online Business Courses That Will Make You Much Smarter (for Free) | Inc.com

Thanks to technology, learners in every corner of the globe can now study nearly any subject online, often for free or next to free. But such bounty can sometimes be overwhelming. With so many offerings, which classes really benefit students the most?<p>Class Central aims to clear up some of the …

Online Education

How to Start Your Own Business Using Any 1 of These 12 Marketing Skills | Inc.com

Maybe you want to start a business. But maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job -- at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle, but you're not sure where to start.<p>If you have marketing skills, the following is exactly where you can start.<p>This a guest post from Jake Kurtz, a media …

Marketing

Learn how to make something go viral (and other lessons) in this online marketing course

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Marketing

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit | Inc.com

If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the retired Navy SEAL commander who headed the effort to kill Osama bin Laden. He's now the chancellor of the University of Texas, a best-selling author, and a lot of …

Self-improvement

Great Themes Make Great Novels

They say great themes make great novels. That's so, of course, but what these young writers don't understand is that there is no greater theme than …

Writing

China has suddenly stopped buying foreign property

The Chinese were 25% of buyers of central London commercial property in 2016, a recent note to clients from Morgan Stanley's research team said.<p>The sudden absence of China explains, in part, the recent softness in the London property market. Residential prices in London began falling in the last …

Real Estate

One of the most popular job interview questions is biased and unfair, says Adam Grant

You’re 10 minutes into a job interview. You’ve had a bit of small talk and run over the basics of your resume. Then the interviewer leans back and asks a question that begins the dreaded phrase: “Tell me about a time when…” Who knows what will follow? “When you overcame a professional challenge.” …

Why Every Leader Should Try Jeff Bezos's Infamous 'Question Mark Method' | Inc.com

In his book <i>The Everything Store</i>, author Brad Stone recounts the reaction Jeff Bezos sometimes has when a customer emails him at jeff@amazon.com to complain. Namely, he forwards the message to his leadership team "with a one-character addition: a question mark."<p>Getting a question mark email is "a …

Leadership

Coding Without Google

Some time ago an intriguing article appeared on Reddit: "Do Experienced Programmers Use Google Frequently?". The author discussed if expert …

Stack Overflow

7 Powerful Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

There are <b>lots of ways to foster success,</b> but as a leadership coach and business consultant I have found that a <b>few daily actions are especially effective</b> at moving people toward success. I have seen how well they work with countless clients at every level--and they can unleash your greatness as well.<p>…

Self-improvement

How to Be a Master Communicator

There are more ways to communicate with employees than ever. Make sure you know how to use them all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs need to communicate with investors, marketers, employees, influencers, programmers, customers and investors, among other …

Public Speaking

Inside Netflix: we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely …

Televisions
Investing

5 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking All the Time

The best teachers all have at least one thing in common: they ask great questions. They ask questions that force students to move beyond simple answers, that test their reasoning, that spark curiosity, and that generate new insights. They ask questions that inspire students to think, and to think …

Management

This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise

It’s Day 1 forever because Day 2 is death.<p>Once a year, in his letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos gives us all a glimpse into his business world view and management philosophy. This year’s version did not disappoint.<p>In it, Bezos explains how he thinks about preventing Amazon from slipping …

Machine Learning

Think You're Too Old to Start a Business? This Is Why You're Wrong | Inc.com

Something's been bothering me more and more over the past couple of years. It's the notion that older entrepreneurs don't have the skills and talent to compete with those in their 20s. It's disappointing to me that the macrotechnology shift to a mobile and social media landscape has siphoned the …

Entrepreneurship

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

Yeah, so this isn't good.<p>What if the very act of tapping your smartphone's passcode was all it took to expose that code to hackers?<p>Are you sitting …

Personal Data

Train Your Brain to Work Like Elon Musk, Eric Schmidt, & Top Navy SEALs

According to “Stealing Fire” authors Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal—there’s a new $4 trillion high performance revolution fueling the Navy’s SEAL Team Six and high profile executives in Silicon Valley and Wall Street to the top of their game—but no one on the mainstream level knows about it …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Happiness

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

The Brain

How This Myanmar Travel Company Went From $0 To $1.5M Revenue In A Year

When you think of Myanmar, you may not think of digital marketing. But the country is quickly going online. In fact, Myanmar has more than 39 million internet users, up from two million in 2014. Combine that with the country’s emerging tourism industry and you have a market bursting with …

Marketing

A List of 47 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

The hardest part about being a freelancer is finding the right tools to help you manage your productivity, accounts and content creation. With an enormous amount of resources available for freelancers, it can be exhausting trying to find the right tools for you. It can take a long time to establish …

Infographics

This Is the No. 1 Soft Skill You Need to Develop | Inc.com

It's been heartening to see heightened interest in soft skills in response to rising automation and the shrinking half-life of hard or technical skills. I'm among those who believe soft skills and continuous learning will be what lift some careers while others stagnate.<p>I'll go one step further and …

Hung Up

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends | Inc.com

Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They were judged by their skill, diligence and seniority and, at the end of it all, they looked …

Innovation

Top IT Trends That Are Controlling Global Business

Even though it is still early in 2017, it's already clear which IT trends are shaping global business this year. From augmented reality to cloud …

Machine Learning

How to Motivate People Without Ever Saying a Word | Inc.com

For those who've followed my column over the years, you'll know that my kids often inspire leadership ideas. I'm sometimes not sure which is harder--managing people at work or managing tweens.<p>This past school season, I've seen a transformation in my boys that got me thinking about what it really …

Swimming

The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel

The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.<p>Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres in Israel …

Startups