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Changing How You Ask This Question Will Transform the Way You Network | Inc.com

It's a question you hear at the start of a meeting, while lingering in a waiting room, in line while waiting for coffee, and hundreds of times at conferences and networking events.<p>The dreaded <b>"What do you do?"</b><p>It has some close relatives, like "Where do you work?" and "What's your role at Company …

Entrepreneurship

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Self-improvement

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

Quick Thoughts on Evernote and the Competition

My Evernote Premium subscription just ran out, so it has come time for me to reconsider whether or not to continue using the service. Evernote hasn’t made any mis-steps recently, and I’ve actually found it quite useful at work.<p>Evernote Plus costs $30 USD per year, and would give me the offline …

The Only 8 Rules of Investing You Need to Know

Investing may seem complicated. But it really isn't once you realize that most of what you need to know can fit on a fairly small list.No matter what …

Investing

A Form of Therapy That Convinces You to Go to the Gym

So much of the research on exercise motivation boils down to one question: How do you convince yourself to suck it up and go do something you …

30+ Inexpensive Bathroom Renovation Ideas

Inexpensive bathroom renovation ideas then what need every person who has not much money for large apartments and for expensive interior design. More …

Interior Design

This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes

The physical limitations of existing materials are one of main problems when it comes to flexible electronics, be it wearables, medical or sports tech. If a flexible material breaks, it either stays broken, or if it has some self-healing properties it may continue to work, but not so well. However, …

An ancient Indian remedy for sore throats has become the new hipster drink in the West

The West is discovering the goodness of turmeric one latte at a time.<p>Google searches for turmeric, a bright yellow, pungent-tasting spice, have surged by 300% over the last five years, according to data provided by the search engine in its 2016 Food Trends Report. The spice, which is native to …

Alternative Medicine

Should You Keep Track Of Workout Calorie Counts?

<b>The Question: Just how accurate is the "calories burned" display on my treadmill? Should I keep track of how much I'm burning off if I'm trying to lose weight?</b><p><b>Answer: That number is just an estimate, and it's unclear whether knowing it will help you lose weight.</b><p>Exercise trackers and fitness …

Fitness

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Ignore Most Productivity Advice: This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Know About Habits

Wake up early? Journal? Meditate? Here's the trouble with these and other oft-recommended habits.<p>If you're looking to increase your productivity, there's no shortage of advice out there. Sir Richard Branson thinks you should wake up at 5am every day. Or maybe try journaling. Others swear by …

Time Management

9 Charts That Will Stop You From Botching a Recipe Ever Again

Eggs

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Managing Director, Hughes Marino<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. …

Will Power

A Meditation Teacher's 3 Tips for Deeper Sleep in Just 7 Minutes | Inc.com

Have you ever had the experience of climbing into bed after a long day and not being able to fall asleep?<p>There have been many occasions where I have felt the anxiety and stress of the day haunting me before I sleep, instead of my being calm and relaxed, and hitting the reset button before the next …

Meditation
Christianity

The complete guide to locking down your teenager’s iPhone

You know those people who give their toddlers devices at dinner to carve out a little bit of peace and quiet? A decade from now, when those kids turn into teenagers, their parents will be sorry. I know. I’m one of them.<p>I blame my mother. Or rather, as part of the first generation struggling to …

Parenting

20 Rum Drinks That Will Make You Feel Like You're on a Tropical Vacation Even When You're Not

Office dwellers deserve cocktails too🍹<p>When you need a happy hour escape this National Rum Day, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.<p><i>Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa</i>

Rum

Stop Procrastinating! 10 Inspiring Quotes to Motivate You

"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." – Martin Luther King, Jr.<p>Why do we procrastinate? It depends – not just on …

Procrastination

The Zac Efron workout to get a beach-ready 'Baywatch' body

It’s a pretty safe bet that <i>Baywatch</i> will go down as the biggest blockbuster of the summer of 2017. But what isn’t so clear is who the audience will …

The anxiety survival guide: How to conquer your worries

What makes you anxious? Ask and you’ll get a million different answers (believe me, I did). They ranged from feeling overloaded or constantly on-call to health worries, tax bills or even just answering the phone.<p>Ask how anxiety feels and the answers may range from ‘sick and jittery’ to ‘having a …

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Judging People

<i>When we are judging everyone and everything, we are learning nothing.</i>One of the most incredible changes I’ve made in my life, which has undoubtedly …

Self-help

New Study Finds That One-Minute Interval Training Might Be As Effective As A Lengthy 45-Minute Workout

The next be workout fad may just be the shortest workout ever: one-minute interval training. If what a new study suggests is correct, it's nearly as effective as working out hardcore for 45-minutes.<p>Now, keeping this in perspective, if you are training for endurance, this will never do. But for …

Exercise

Why people ruin happy relationships

For those who can’t stop trying to convince themselves they’re bad with self-destructive actions.<p><i>This one is for Nikki.</i><p><b>If you prefer to listen,</b> …

Tech can help the elderly...if they use it

A growing number of apps and devices are designed to help manage care of older patients, but the nagging reality is that they're going unused. At least for now.<p>Bev Dutro's 82-year-old mother has trouble remembering things. Sometimes she can't recall what she wore or who visited her last.<p>Dutro and …

Health Care

Highly Optimistic People Do These 10 Things

We all know a person or two who always see the sunny side of life. These people are happy, outgoing, vivacious, energetic, and full of spunk and spirit. They look for the positive in every situation. They have a clear head and an open heart. Their glass is always half-full, maybe even, overflowing. …

The Pursuit of Understanding Good vs. Evil - The Story of God with Morgan Freeman Article

Morgan Freeman slipped off his shoes and ducked his head as he walked inside the Hindu temple adjacent to the Pishach Mochan, a reservoir of water deemed holy in Varanasi, India. According to religious legend, the Pishach Mochan is where the almighty Lord Shiva once fought and defeated an …

Money

8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …