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Why Your Meetings Are a Waste of Time (and 4 Ways to Fix Them)

Are inefficient meetings taking up your workday? These four technology fixes will save your time and sanity.<p>Don't you love meetings? Being pulled away from your work the moment you've hit your stride, feigning patience while your coworkers go off on irrelevant tangents and helplessly watching as …

Productivity

Achieving Maximum Productivity: 4 Easy Steps To Instantly Increase Your Efficiency

Become the person and professional of your dreams by making better use of your time.<p>Productivity is all about integration. Individuals often mentally divide up several aspects of their life into separate categories and then find themselves short of time to allocate to each section.<p>No matter your …

Time Management

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Time Management

The 'Pokémon GO' Craze, Nintendo's Surge, And How Twitter Predicted It All

With the rise of social media, gathering data has become a quicker, more efficient way of for investors to have their fingers on the pulse of the market. Twitter is now the front runner for providing immediate up-to-date news from across the globe, with stories breaking across their platform a …

Pokémon

7 Easy Strategies Psychologists Use to Drastically Improve Performance

Leaders need simple psychology to create a cohesive team and maximize productivity.<p>Every leader wants a more efficient workplace. Employees benefit from a safe, supportive atmosphere that uses cutting-edge psychological tools to empower each person to make a meaningful contribution to the …

Employee Engagement

6 Habits of People-Centric Leaders | Inc.com

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time talking to executive leaders about how they run their businesses.<p>I've noticed something interesting in these discussions: Even though there's universal agreement that business success is centered around finding the right employees, many leaders use a …

Employment

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of the most often-asked behavioral interview questions.) Here are some of the most common interview questions, along …

Employment

5 Deadly Meeting Mistakes And How To Fix Them

The hot-shot product manager burst into the conference room ten minutes late.<p>“Sorry guys, I’m on ‘marketing time.’”<p>The six of us already in the room had been waiting on him to start the meeting. Six people, times 10 minutes each, equals a full hour of wasted time.<p>There was a standing joke in the …

Time Management

How This 3 Letter Word Can Help You Increase Your Sales Overnight | Inc.com

In the popular crime drama Lie to Me, Tim Roth's character determines what other people are thinking and feeling by reading their facial expressions and body language.<p>The show was based on the work of Dr. Paul Ekman, a psychologist who has studied people's emotional expressions in-depth.<p>Identifying …

Selling

7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Emotions

May the 4th be with NASA: Space agency goes deep on 'Star Wars' day

If you're NASA, you seize every opportunity to chime in about pop culture — which means going all out for space movies, and the intergalactic holiday …

A Breakfast Smoothie the Kids Won't Even Know Is Healthy(!)

Our food director's trick for getting her kids to down fruit smoothies: give 'em a fancy name.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If I offered you …

Breakfast

These underwater photos will change the way you see the ocean

An Earth Day celebration wouldn't be complete without a captivating peek into the mysterious depths of our planet's most species-rich yet mysterious ecosystem: the ocean.<p>From alien-like pelagic squid to spooky mantis shrimp, the winners of the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest do not …

Scuba Diving

17 One-Pot Recipes You Can Make in Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Move over, sheet pan dinner recipes — the cast-iron skillet is the O.G. of the cookware world, and it’s here to stay. Perhaps yours was gifted to you by your grandma, or you picked it up at the local flea market. Either way, it’s more than likely your cast-iron skillet has been well-loved for a …

Cooking

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

Cooking

Want to Be More Confident? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

While it's no secret that exercise releases a chemical fix of dopamine in our brains to instantly make us feel happy, many people don't realize how many ties our bodies--and the chemicals that regulate them--have to our brains.<p>Sometimes overanalyzing our mental habits, and working to change our …

TED Talks

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture
Time Management

Get a First Look at Negan Before This Sunday’s Season Finale

The battle with the Saviors rages on, and Rick and the survivors have already suffered some serious blows. In advance of Sunday’s Season 6 Finale, …

These are the 17 fastest-growing cities in America

The US Census Bureau released its newest data on the population of American cities Thursday, and some metro areas are seeing huge growth.<p>We've compiled the top 17 metropolitan areas with population growth of 2.5% or more between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.<p>An overwhelming majority of the regions …

Demographics

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

7 Maps That Explain The United States' Strategy

What is striking about American strategy is its paradoxical nature: The fact that each solution to a threat poses a new threat.<p>Since its birth, the United States has sought to defend itself. The US approaches each threat with a constant outward movement of attention and resources… and now, it …

Geopolitics

This Planet Has One of the Weirdest Orbits We've Ever Seen

Jupiter-sized HD 20782b swings in towards its alien sun for a Mercury-like pass before zipping all the way out to a Mars-grade distance.<p>Exoplanet HD 20782b holds a fun new distinction. It's got the most eccentric orbit ever seen body of its type.<p>While the planets in <i>our</i> solar system (non-dwarf …

11 bizarre things the Mars Orbiter has spotted on the red planet

Ten years ago this week, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) began its visit to the red planet.<p>In the time since, the MRO has completed about …

A Magazine Accidentally Replaced "Donald Trump" With "Someone With Tiny Hands” In A Story

Hold me closer, tiny handser.

This $279 'Keurig for food' will replace every cooking appliance you own

Called Tovala, the countertop machine is a broiler, steamer, oven, microwave, and toaster in one.<p>It is meant to replace all major cooking appliances and eliminate most of the work involved in making healthy meals.<p>The Tovala is launching on Kickstarter on Tuesday at an "early bird" price of $199 for …

Cooking

The 25 Best Free Android Apps

From bleeding-edge productivity to fun with friends, presenting 25 great, no-cost additions to your home screen.<p>It’s time to load that Android-powered slab of glass and circuitry up with a heaping helping of download-worthy apps.<p>Of course, it’s downright impossible to individually tickle everyone’s …

Apps

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