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Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

Emotional Intelligence

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't | Inc.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this old-school premise:<p><b>Focus on the things that don't change.</b><p>The premise, while simple, is also easy to forget when …

Self-improvement

10 Mistakes Smart People Never Make Twice

<i>Emotionally intelligent people embrace mistakes for what they are—great opportunities to learn. In this article, originally published on</i></i> …

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

Winston Churchill's 12-Word Definition of Success May Just Change Your Life | Inc.com

We tend to think about success as the pinnacle of achievement. It's what we supposedly experience once we get everything we think we want. We get into Harvard Business School. Our startup goes through an IPO. We marry the person of our dreams.<p>Yet traditional markers of achievement are not actually …

Motivation

5 things extraordinary people do to act differently

Being ordinary is boring and is definitely not a good plan. Throughout my life in school, college and office, I have seen there are ordinary and there are extraordinary people. At a time, I believed living an extraordinary life is only possible for filthy rich and popular ones. Will I be able to …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Some thoughts on whether intelligence is linked to anxiety and depression

In High intelligence: A risk factor for psychological and physiological overexcitabilities, a group of academic and industry neuroscientists survey a …

How to Engage With Your Audience Like an Instagram Icon

You can't expect people to stick around if you only post content and remain silent.<p>Social media is a two-way street, so you can't just expect to present content and hope people stick around. You have to engage with them.<p>Each comment, like and DM is a form of communication in the social media …

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that …

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused | Inc.com

With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the Earth.<p>Yet with longer days, higher expectations, and the constant pinging of …

Mindfulness

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

Time Management

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

Here's 13 Things That Make People Dislike You Immediately, According to Science

Ugh.<p>Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realised later that he or she is actually …

6 AI-Powered Tools All Entrepreneurs Need to Run Their Business

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools can help you better your business. Here are the ones you should try.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are now available to entrepreneurs via a broad range of …

3 Unconventional Sales Tactics That Will Close More Deals

If you keep marketing the same way you have in the past, you'll keep getting the same results. Try something different.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a lot of articles on how a business owner can learn to close more deals or sell more product. These articles …

Success Lessons From The World's Biggest Rejects: Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan, Meryl Streep and 10 More | Inc.com

The road to success can be long, winding, lonely, and difficult.<p>But sometimes we forget. And when we run into obstacles, we think it's a sign that we're on the wrong path, that we should give up.<p>But all great successes have struggled and had setbacks along the way.<p>For example:<p>A Baker's Dozen of …

Motivation

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Don't Know What's Wrong, You Won't Ever Know What's Right

In April 2009 during the absolute worst economic circumstances of at least four generations, the new Obama administration announced that its stimulus …

Economics

This Millionaire Explains the 5 Skills You Must Master to Do and Sell More

"Self-Discipline Strategist" Rory Vaden explains how to make sure what you're doing today will pay off tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rory Vaden is known as the “Self-Discipline Strategist.” He teaches audiences around the world how to become a master of …

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Motivation

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Mountaineering

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose | Inc.com

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If they did, their whole life would be different. Life, apparently, isn't worth giving …

Self-improvement