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7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Leadership

The 6 Things I Stopped Doing This Year

And how I'm already seeing the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A third of 2017 is already, but how much closer are you to achieving your annual goals? What have you done so far? More importantly, what have you <i>not</i> done?<p>I've stopped doing six things so far this …

Energized

The Awful Truth About Getting Rich That No One Wants to Hear | Inc.com

Many people want to be incredibly wealthy. (How you define "incredibly wealthy" is of course up to you--my "incredibly wealthy" may seem like pocket change to Floyd Mayweather, Jr.)<p>Many people don't hope to achieve that goal...but many people do. And there's certainly nothing wrong with that.<p>But …

Income Tax

7 Deadly Fears Entrepreneurs Must Overcome to be Successful | Inc.com

Starting from scratch can be both exciting and frightening for entrepreneurs.<p>This is true whether you're a first-time entrepreneur or you've recently quit your job to start up a new company.<p>Right now your future has no limits. You might be building the next billion-dollar company right now! Crazy, …

Entrepreneurship

Meet the Teenagers Who Found Their Own Startups

It’s a familiar story: yet another San Francisco-based entrepreneur ends up creating a unicorn startup before the age of 35. What is not so familiar is that this entrepreneur’s main challenge was not being allowed to hire anyone, nor being permitted to ask for a loan. Why? Because he was a teenager.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Emotional Intelligence

There might be an algorithm that explains intelligence

The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have even inspired a model of artificial intelligence (AI). Now, a recent study published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience</i> shows how human intelligence may be a …

Artificial Intelligence

The Only 3 Things That Matter if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Harvard scientists think they've pinpointed the physical source of consciousness

Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness — the awareness of one's existence. Despite advances in neuroscience, we still don't really know where it comes from, and how it arises.<p>But researchers think they might have finally figured out its physical origins, after …

Consciousness

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

Research

The Art of Brain Picking: 5 Ways to Do It Without Looking Like a Jerk

It's smart to learn from the experiences of others. Here's how to do it the right way.<p>When it comes to growing your business, one of the smartest things you can do is learn from the successes and failures of those that have come before you.<p>Since these entrepreneurs have already been where you want …

Entrepreneurship

A former FBI agent recommends a simple 3-step exercise to beat anxiety

My experience with stress during big presentations is usually a double whammy.<p>First, there's the delightful combination of sweaty palms, shaky legs, …

Self-help

Stop Whining and Start Hustling

Nothing is better than meaningful success, and nothing is worse than regret.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everybody knows at least one person who is often complaining about their problems. It seems like the world is completely against this person, and despite their …

Entrepreneurship

Great Scott! How to get the 'Back to the Future' self-lacing shoes

"Power laces — all right!" In "Back to the Future Part II," teenage time traveler Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) was understandably impressed by a pair of sneakers that conformed to his feet and laced themselves automatically.<p>It only took 27 years, but Nike has produced those science-fiction kicks …

Shoes

10 Irresistible Habits of the Most Likable People | Inc.com

<i>What are the secrets of being likable? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Lynch, Publishing Manager at Book In A Box, on Quora:</b><p>What we need is the FBI.<p>Specifically, we need Robin …

Self-help

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

Entrepreneurship

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

Self-improvement

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

New York City

7 Guys Reveal What Makes Them the Best Boyfriend

"We have a jar we fill up with with memories of all of our funny moments and good times written on scraps of paper."<p>While it can sometimes feel like meeting a guy who actually treats you like a human being who deserves to be loved and appreciated is impossible, there are some rare exceptions …

Until cannabis is legalised, users will risk brain damage

New research highlights the damage wrought by strong skunk. Legalisation would give users far greater control and choice over the strength of what they smoked<p>It’s news that surely surprises no one: smoking high-strength cannabis may damage your brain. By scanning the brains of people who regularly …

Cannabis

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

Elon Musk

10 Behaviors of immensely successful entrepreneurs

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 22<p>All successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common that they know how to manage all the dimensions of their lives, …

Staying Organized And On Task (Even If It's Not Your Forte)

<b>by Liz Gutman</b><p>I will be the first to admit that I'm not the most organized person in the world. In fact, I'm not even the most organized person in my company. Shockingly -- appallingly -- I might not even be the most organized one who lives in my apartment. (My dog has a weird habit of organizing …

Productivity

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jacqueline Ronson</b><p>People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because the effects are useful, interesting, or pleasurable. In altering the way we process stimuli, drugs facilitate a change in our thoughts and behaviors. This …

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

I am a bad Buddhist. I don’t meditate every day, and some weeks, I feel lucky if I find the time to meditate at all. I go to zendo in rare spurts, a …

Climate Change

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want To Succeed In Business, Think Like a Shark

It takes years of hard work, vision, determination, and unbridled passion to be a successful business owner. While many entrepreneurs are aware of that, the one key element many must brush up on is the underlying financials of the business, especially if you're trying to bring new investors on …

Entrepreneurship

What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like to think of myself as a young man, but I guess I have a full head of grey hair now. I’ve run three different tech startups, a public company for seven years, raised a lot of money and bought and sold a number of companies. I’ve …

Venture Capital