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3 Tricks to Living Well While Spending Less

With some time and planning, you too can join the million-dollar club. Find out your best route to seven figures, then learn the moves to get you …

Personal Finance

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90

When it comes to generously sized premium SUVs, the fun really begins at the $90k-$100k mark. Why? Because at this sweet spot, the choice of …

6 Things You Should Never Do On Your Work Computer

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>The name says it all: Work computers are for work, …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>If you're like many …

Leadership

This Practical Guide From Small Business Experts Covers Everything You'll Encounter Running A Business

Small business experts Rieva Lesonsky and Barry Moltz are regular expert guests on JJ Ramberg's MSNBC show, Your Business. They have recently written a book to help anyone who is thinking about starting or is already running a small business.<p>Before I started my business almost a decade ago, I did …

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?”<p>Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published <i>Passion & Purpose</i> six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or …

Breakthrough surgical glue seals wounds shut in 60 seconds

Surgery can be incredibly taxing on the individual going under the knife, but when the surgeon wraps up the procedure it doesn’t always mean the end …

Breakthroughs

Four Ways to Be More Effective in Meetings

Meetings!<p>Those endless blocks of time during the workday in which we are given tacit approval to zone out but that we cannot skip.<p>One study estimated that American companies hold 11 million meetings daily. Another said the unproductive ones cost the country about $37 billion yearly. This amusing …

Management

20 Hypnotizing Works Of Art That Pay Homage To Notorious B.I.G.

Long live Biggie.<p>March 9 marks the anniversary of the death of Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G.<p>From his lyrical genius to his vibrant Coogi sweaters, Biggie Smalls was a standout MC and a true icon. It’s not hard to see why so many creatives honor the late legend with their art.<p>We’ve …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Is having a cry good for our health?

Crying has often been touted as a good way to relieve stress. Does science back this belief up?<p>Until recently, scientists and authors were at stark disagreement over the point of crying. In King Henry VI, Shakespeare wrote, "to weep is to make less the depth of grief", and the American writer …

Psychology

This Is How the Number 3.14 Got the Name 'Pi'

It’s not hard to figure out why March 14 is celebrated annually as “Pi Day” by math fans: The date resembles the ratio of a circle’s circumference to …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 First Drive

Maybach’s Marvelous Mulligan: Making the best of a second chance at a first impression<p>It’s said you don’t get a second chance at a first impression, but modern attention spans have given lie to the adage. Make a strong enough first impression, good or bad, and you’ll never have another go at it. …