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How Lean Can You Get? | Men's Health

2. There’s heroin-addict lean, achieved most notably by Iggy Pop during the early seventies…and mysteriously retained for decades after he quit using drugs.<p>3. There’s marathon-runner lean, which is a lot healthier than the first two but probably not what you had in mind when you clicked on this …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Journalism

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free

Why reinvent the wheel? Get a professional business plan template at no cost.<p>Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get …

Small Business

A pillar of personal finance isn't nearly as essential as we think

Let's discuss my spending last month.<p>It began with an annual assessment from my co-op that I had completely forgotten about, even though it had occurred at the same exact time last year.<p>Then the insurance company challenged a medical bill, one the doctor had insisted on being paid for upfront. …

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily | Inc.com

Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They plan. They prepare. And they execute.<p>Psychologist Roy F. Baumeister, in his book</i> …

Time Management

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

One year after being sacked by Manchester United - no one is laughing at Moyes now

Having been undermined, criticised, and ridiculed at Old Trafford, the Scot changed the narrative by overseeing a revival at Real Sociedad and making …

Soccer

4 Simple Tips to Make Sure a Rejection Does Not Stick | Inc.com

Rejection is inescapable, particularly if you work in sales. It never feels good to have a prospect turn you down, but the best learn how to react positively, even when the rejection hurts. They know that it's their reaction that determines the full effect of the rebuff.<p>Here are four tips to help …

Self-help

Predictive Analytics And Novel Visualization Draw Customers To 'Must Have' Data

Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights tells the entrepreneur’s classic back story in a recent interview about what inspired him to co-found his company: he was in pain doing his job. “I used to work in American Express in their corporate ventures/M&A team. We …

Dow Jones

7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding | Inc.com

Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between completely different careers, and be hired by companies as …

Personal Branding

What 10 Legendary Entrepreneurs Said to Me | Inc.com

Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally heard.<p>1. Bill Gates<p>"A programmer's ability to envision a strong product and methodically map out the code …

Entrepreneurship

Accelerate Your Business With A Budget For Proof-Of-Concept Marketing

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>It is a sad, but familiar, story in startup land. An entrepreneur raises a limited amount of funds, plows it entirely into building out their product, …

Marketing

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …