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This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant was …

Tesla

Keys to Driving Massive Success in the Face of Adversity Learned From My Time in Prison

When life hits you hard, you can do two things: give up, or make the most of it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Positivity and motivation are all about prioritizing. My time as an entrepreneur has shaped all parts of my life -- especially my experience in prison. …

Motivation

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

How To Run Down Pre-Race Fear

<i>I don’t think I can do this.</i> <i><br>I’m not ready to do this.</i> <i><br>I can’t run that far.</i> <i><br>What if I finish last?</i> <i><br>Or what if I get picked up by the struggle bus?</i> <i><br>Or</i> …

London Marathon

Travel Tips For First Time Visitors to Croatia | Croatia Travel Blog

2K Shares<p>Travel Tips For First Time Visitors to Croatia<p><b>Written by Trevor, a Travel Writer at grabbinglifebytheballs.com</b><p>So you’re thinking of going to …

European Travel

How to Do Kayak Camping Right

Outdoors

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

Immigration

How to Make a Timelapse Video: A Beginner’s Guide

A video is made up from 25 single photos per second, that, when placed back-to-back, trick our mind into seeing motion. But what would happen if we …

Travel Photography with a 35mm: How a Prime Lens Stole My Heart

From the beginning of my photography career—which is … almost 30 years ago (that can’t be true!)—I’ve been shooting with zoom lenses. Due to the …

Cameras

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

Canada

7 Strategies to Increase Your Odds of Joining the Billion-Dollar Club | Inc.com

Most budding entrepreneurs don't realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. They only see and remember the recent new entrants in the billion dollar valuation club, including Uber, Airbnb, and Snapchat.<p>While last year was not a banner year for new businesses, the startup rate is …

Startups

Studies Say You Can Improve Your Brain (and Become a Better Entrepreneur) | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur your brain is already wired differently. Research shows that founder entrepreneurs think differently when it comes to recognizing and choosing opportunities. Studies also show that entrepreneurs demonstrate a higher tolerance for risk because of the way their brains …

The Brain

7 Science-Backed Learning Hacks to Help You Learn Anything Faster

Are you learning a new skill? Whether you’re learning a language, instrument, or sport, there’s science-backed learning hacks you can systematically …

Buenos Aires

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

Motivation

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Time Management

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

Motivation

6 New Tech Items That Will Simplify Your Life

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Emerging Technology

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

Self-improvement

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

A Year of Accomplishment: How Productivity Experts Reach Their Goals | Heleo

“Intentionality lies at the heart of productivity.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>January</b><p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last …

Travel

Want to Fly Better? Follow These 11 Steps | Inc.com

To say that I travel for work is a bit of an understatement. As an executive coach and speaker who specializes in cross-cultural management, I usually make an average of three trips a month, often overseas. It's not uncommon for me to hit two continents and three countries in a two-week span.<p>I have …

Flying

How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

Mobile

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Diabetes

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Time Management

How To (Finally) Quit Multitasking In These Five Daily Activities

You already know that multitasking is counterproductive, but are you sure you know how to stop?<p>Anytime you’re hunkering down at work to wrap up projects on a tight deadline, chances are you’re in full-on multitasking mode. You may think it transforms you into a to-do-list-tackling machine, but it …

Productivity