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The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Account Suspended

You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead

According to a recent study of young executives by HubSpot, one in two people say that they need to improve their work-life balance.<p>One in two people …

Work-life Balance

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week | Inc.com

If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to communicate its true intent so there are no misgivings or misinterpretations.<p>As you scroll further, you'll notice a pattern (which …

Happiness

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

9 Straightforward Ways to Achieve Big Things

Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Personal Achievement are a good place to start.<p><b>Lesson 1: Definiteness of Purpose</b><br>Definiteness of purpose is the …

10 Insanely Toxic Habits You Need to Destroy to Be Successful | Inc.com

We all want to be successful, but we don't want to face what's holding us back. Many of us ignore blind spots, only to fall prey to our shortcomings down the line. So how can we trim the fat, cut our faults to the bone, and get into the habit of success?<p>Here are 10 toxic habits you need to destroy …

Self-improvement

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely | Inc.com

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change the whole system. The other …

Self-improvement

The Real Reason You're Not More Successful

Until you overcome this, you'll always fall short of your full potential in business.<p>I knew the words were true the moment they were spoken.<p>They struck me at the core of my professional self, and I immediately realized how much better my business could be if I heeded the advice.<p>I was sitting inside …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful

Knowing when to quit is a skill that can be learned.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra “Don’t be a quitter,” and we’ve internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don’t finish a book that’s boring us to death. Our …

19 Reasons Why You're Stuck and How to Get Unstuck | Inc.com

Change is difficult for most people. Left to our own devices, most of us would rather carry on as we are. But if you're holding yourself back from your potential, or if you feel stuck where you are, life is telling you it's time to make a change. Often it's the most brightest, talented people who …

Self-help

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength | Inc.com

One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the mentality that aids their self-trust. And while everyone …

Self-help

13 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

Okay, you've wowed your potential employer with your résumé and cover letter. Now, they actually want to talk to you — over the phone, via Skype, or in person.<p>You can rest assured, you're definitely qualified for this job. Now, it's up to you to seal the deal and ace the dreaded job interview.<p>Some …

Employment

Prioritize Your Daily Tasks and Get More Done With the ABCDE Method

Are you completing your most important tasks each day?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is a ton of work, and creating a profitable company doesn't happen all in one day. That's why it's important to recognize what needs to get done now and what can …

Reawakening the Tools for Success You've Had Since Childhood | Inc.com

I've always believed that everyone has lessons they can teach us about success, and that's just as true about kids as it is about adults. I recently spoke to Damali Elliott, the founder and Chief Dream Builder of Petals-n-Belles, an organization based in New York City that empowers disadvantaged …

New York City

6 Ways to Hack Your Learning Process for Sustainable Personal Growth

Change is rapid in the world today. Continuous learning is how you change with it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Knowledge is power. A simple adage that has lost some luster due to overuse and dismissive familiarity.<p>Yet never before has knowledge been more powerful …

6 Things You'll Find the Smartest People Doing Every Day | Inc.com

You can be popular, talented, and brainy, but that doesn't mean you're smart (in an emotionally-intelligent sense). Ultimately, you'll find that smart people have keen insight into situations and practice good judgment.<p>But this is a type of smartness that one acquires from a way of being, not …

Self-improvement

5 Mind Hacks Silicon Valley Founders Use to Stay Focused

The people working hard on the technology that distracts know better than anybody the value of sustained concentration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Focus is the name of the game when it comes to getting ahead and staying ahead in Silicon Valley today.<p>Competition, …

6 ways to stop blocking your own success

Even the most excellent leaders sometimes find that one day, suddenly, what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working. And the very same …

Oprah: Every Successful Person Can Answer These 4 Questions | Inc.com

Nearly everyone wants to be successful, but that doesn't mean that everyone wants the same things out of life. The definition of success is different for different people, and you'll never get far chasing your own personal understanding of the word unless you first pause to consider its …

Motivation

How to Never Let Fear Hold You Back Again

What makes the difference depends on your reaction and response to the fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nothing holds people back from tapping into their full potential and becoming the best version of themselves more than fear. Fear shatters dreams, prevents …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore | Inc.com

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm lucky to have had a front-row seat to a diverse set of individuals …

Self-improvement

Willpower doesn't work — here's how to actually change your habits

Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your relationships, be happier, write a book, or start a business — willpower won't help you with any of these things.<p>Personal progress and achieving success are best approached <i>like you're overcoming addiction.</i> Because, …

Self-improvement

Break the Fear Cycle by Asking Yourself 3 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Fear is a near-constant companion for anyone pushing themselves in work and life. Fear is uncomfortable and it causes us to slow down, procrastinate, and, in some cases, stop what we're doing altogether. If you've tried to "get over it" with little success, taking another approach might work. At a …

Self-improvement

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

How to Build Your Side Business While Working Full Time

You're reading How to Build Your Side Business While Working Full Time, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Time Management

8 Rules Successful People Live By to Make Their Time Well Spent

<b>Always</b> short on time and behind on tasks? Is your productivity getting affected since there are only 24 hours in a day? Then what you need are …

Here's The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Super Successful

Success is measured and defined in a number of ways, and there is no one clear path to achieving greatness. You will be most successful in the areas that you put the most energy, and there are multiple strategies to keep yourself on the right track.<p>In order to be successful, you need to achieve …

Success

The 2 Words That Look Terrible on Your Resume, According to an Expert (and the 1 That Doesn't) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Communicating with strangers is rarely easy.<p>But there you go, casting your résumé​ to the internet wind and hoping it impresses some faceless HR type, who might have just come back from lunch and …

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