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15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Self-help

A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.<p>That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people and compiled …

How to be an internet-first journalist

Practically everything has changed in media. Here are some ways to build an audience, make yourself more effective, and find your path to success in modern journalism.<p>(<i>note: this post doesn’t pretend to tell you how to</i> <b>do good journalism</b><i>. That part should be learned the ways it’s always been</i> …

How to Become Rich the Right Way

Our society is filled with people who want to <b>get rich quickly</b>. The desire to become rich isn’t a bad one, heck, this <i>is</i> a personal finance site! While …

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

Mache Turned the Yeezy Boost and Nike Mag Into Sneakers for Woody and Buzz Lightyear

The want to turn a beautiful sneaker into something completely different is head-scratching to many people. Why would you paint over something that …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

Whose NBA Players Have the Best Stats From adidas, Nike and Under Armour's Rosters?

Points, rebounds, steals and more from the three biggest names in the industry.<p>Earlier this week, adidas sent in a $200 million USD bid for James Harden, whose current contract with Nike is soon to expire. However Nike still has until next week to counteroffer, which serves an interesting landscape …

Has Social Media Killed The Sports Marketing Agent?

Many people have figured out how they can leverage their social media followings for economic gain. In fact, the growth of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social networks has led to the creation of the “social media celebrity” — an individual who is able to leverage his or her followers in …

The Brand Brief Behind Nike’s Just Do It Campaign

Just Do It is an example of a brand campaign that tapped deeply into the authentic character of Nike’s brand values and brand purpose. But, few …

Kicks of the Day: Nike Roshe One Flyknit Premium "Black/Dark Grey"

While the Nike Roshe One hype has died down, Nike continues to release impressive iterations of its fan-favorite sneaker.<p>Many of the sneaker …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Calendar

74% of marketers saw an <b>increase in traffic</b> after spending just 6 hours per week on social media and 78% of American consumers stated that social …

4 Time Management Tips for Social Media Managers

It seems that a social media manager’s job is never done. It doesn’t matter what time of day or day of week you’re in, there’s always more to do. …

5 Science-Backed Ways to Become Happier | Inc.com

Is there a secret to true happiness? Is the propensity to be cheerful and positive built into our genes, or is it completely dependent on our attitude and circumstances?<p>It's common in our culture to assume that wealth and material belongings are major contributing factors to our happiness. But most …

Social Media Marketing: Are brands using the right business tools?

<b>Industry experts throw light on the right way to nail the social media strategy, the pitfalls to avoid, and effectively using brand management tools</b> …

The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science

Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …

5 Reasons You Are Not As Successful As You Could Be

When it comes to reaching a goal or a certain status of achievement, there is one thing for sure, you can always continue to reach for more and be …

Motivation

The Secret To Happiness

Alex Toth bought a $13 million winning lottery ticket. Before long he filed for bankruptcy, was convicted of fraudulent tax returns and owed millions in back taxes.<p>Willie Hurt won $3.1 million in the lottery. In two months he was in the process of a divorce and had lost custody of his …

6 Decisions You Can Make Today That'll Make You Happier and More Successful

While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here’s a guest post from …

How to Go Viral: Generate Traffic Storm with HashTags - The True Social Experts

Today you can go viral. And brag about it.<p>I never forget the day I did my first hashtag. I almost didn’t know what I was doing and it was quite crazy …

How to stop procrastinating and start succeeding

Show me someone who doesn't procrastinate, and I'll show you a robot. <i>Everyone</i> procrastinates.<p>I definitely do.<p>One example: I've written more than five million published words. (Keep the long-winded jokes to yourself.) You might assume it's easy for me to sit down and write, but at times it's …

Six Habits Of Ambitious People

Ambition isn’t a dirty word. Channeled correctly, it’s the motivator to a satisfying life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Ambition gets a bad rap. The trait that pushes someone toward success can sometimes …

Here’s a First Look at Disneyland in Shanghai

It's set to open in the spring of 2016<p>Disneyland is coming to Shangai.<p>The Walt Disney Company unveiled plans on Wednesday for its new resort and …

The 5 Best New Features Coming to Your iPhone in 2015

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Ralph Morse—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>Ted Thai—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Kristy …