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To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

The 12 Stages of Burnout, According to Psychologists | Inc.com

<b>The Compulsion to Prove Oneself:</b> demonstrating worth obsessively; tends to hit the best employees, those with enthusiasm who accept responsibility readily.<p><b>Working Harder:</b> an inability to switch off.<p><b>Neglecting Needs:</b> erratic sleeping, eating disrupted, lack of social interaction.<p><b>Displacement of</b> …

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

10 Mental Tricks That Will Make You a Badass at Money

Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, shares 10 tricks to make you a money badass.<p>Money is one of …

Want to Become Successful? Avoid These 9 Toxic Personalities | Inc.com

Since Spring has finally sprung, it's time to do a little spring cleaning. And what better place to start than with the people in your life?<p>This has been something I try to do each year. While it's not always easy, it's necessary for me to become more successful at the many tasks I have to complete …

Self-help

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Star Wars Tech: How A Lightsaber Works [Infographic]

After watching <i>Rogue One</i> I was inspired to write a thing or two about Star Wars technology. Rest assured that I will not spoil the movie in any way but you may find the information in this article enhances your viewing. Star Wars has always been about the characters and not necessarily the …

Star Wars

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess | Inc.com

Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a millionaire. Why, then, do so few ever achieve this status? Well, …

Self-improvement

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

7 Effective Ways to Tame Your Negative Thoughts

What you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down.<p>It's one of the most destructive forces you'll ever have to face, and it's inside your own head.<p>It's that negative, judgmental voice telling you <i>you're not smart enough</i> or <i>you don't work hard enough</i> or <i>you don't deserve to</i> …

A Guide to Overcoming Procrastination & Finding Focus

We all procrastinate. The question is how (or even whether) we overcome the tendency to procrastinate, and if we can find focus.<p>This matters — our …

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The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

The Power Of Keeping A Notebook: 5 Reasons To Keep A Journal

What if I told you that by investing as little as a few dollars and committing to a fairly small lifestyle hack, you could increase your productivity …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

12 habits of genuine people

There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58 percent of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more …

Want a Creative Culture? Pixar Says Do These 3 Things | Inc.com

Leaders worry about innovation. This is true of almost every executive in any industry. While much has been written on various innovators' dilemmas and how to overcome them, one essential component frequently gets short shrift.<p>Creativity is often seen as the work of a solitary genius, and we tend …

Creativity

The Bullet Journal Works Because It Soothes Your Panicky Mind

A sad truth about productivity aspirations: Sometimes, maintaining a system that’s supposed to make your life easier can feel like the hardest part. …

Why The Best Leaders Have Conviction

Conviction in a leader is an incredibly valuable yet increasingly rare trait. It's in short supply because our brains are wired to overreact to uncertainty with fear. As uncertainty increases, the brain shifts control over to the limbic system, the place where emotions, such as anxiety and panic, …

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

Relationships

55 Inspiring Quotes That Show the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a major factor in our success.<p>Emotional intelligence can be the most potent weapon in our armory. It helps boost our self-awareness, self-control, motivation, empathy, and social skills, all of which help us become much better leaders.<p>Here are 55 quotes to remind us of the …

These 5 Insecurities Will Seriously Hinder Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

Although we all struggle with insecurities, they are definitely more crippling to some than to others. While it's not so easy to find ways to magically solve self-confidence problems, it is possible to overcome insecurities simply by understanding how they affect our daily lives--and our crucial …

This Shortcut to Success Could Save You Decades

Surprisingly, very few people take advantage of it.<p><i>What's the most badass life hack? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brandon Lee, entrepreneur, investor, optimist, on Quora:</b><p>Hands down, it's</b> …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

7 Ways Successful People Have Better Mindsets | Inc.com

It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates have that feeds their ongoing excellence and propels them to the highest levels of success?<p>The answers are complex, …

Self-improvement

Watch the craziness that happens when a rare Pokemon appears in Central Park

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Who says America can't unite?<p>This is just the piffle of the negative.<p>I have proof that we can all come together as one. We just need to heed a certain call.<p>Here is footage that shows that something has the …

The Psychology of Customer Decision-Making

Ever wonder about the process of customer decision-making?<p>Or, why you should care?<p>In today’s post, we’ll discuss the psychology of customer …

Marketing

Zayn Malik: Star Wars tattoo lights up singer's middle finger

Zayn Malik now has the Force at his fingertips. The former One Direction singer received a new tattoo of a <i>Star Wars</i> lightsaber — and it actually …

Zayn Malik

How to Stop Having the Same Fight With Your Boyfriend All the Time

You promised yourself that you'd never have that same old argument, but here you are having it. It's time to fight smarter.<p>It's not necessarily a bad thing to fight. There are plenty of strong yet volatile couples. But certain lines should not be crossed, and it's important to repair. To do that, …

This $2.8 billion startup gets all of its daily meetings done in 10 minutes

I arrived just in time for breakfast: Like I found out on my previous visit, Pivotal brings in a catered breakfast every single day as an incentive to make sure all employees are around for a daily all-hands meeting, attended by everybody in every department, at precisely 9:06am.<p>(Breakfast today …