Manish Thakkar

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19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don't do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Focus on Developing Yourself as a Leader -- and 5 Ways to Start

Are you spending enough time and money on your leadership development? These five questions can help you decide.<p>To be effective in today's rapidly evolving business world, leadership development is a critical investment for us to make. As leaders, we need to stay on top of marketplace changes -- …

The Lung-Cleansing Drink That Anyone Who Smokes or Who Has Ever Smoked Needs to Try

Smoking is an extremely detrimental habit, which can cause serious health issues and severely damage health. Yet, numerous people cannot decide to …

21 lessons for how to get the most out of life, from a guy who retired at 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

What's the Difference Between a Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Database?

There are so many buzzwords these days regarding data management. Data lakes, data warehouses, and databases – what are they? In this article, we’ll …

Databases

Life Will Become Better In Just 1 Month If You Read This

Human beings are habitual creatures. You can’t simply change if you’re not prepared for the change itself. That’s right; it’s an uphill task to …

Motivation

To Raise Kids That Are Exceptionally Self-Reliant and Resilient Jeff Bezos and His Wife MacKenzie Say Do This | Inc.com

While most of us have heard the story of how Jeff Bezos left his cushy Wall Street job behind in 1994 to start Amazon.com in his garage, most of us don't know much about his relationship with his wife MacKenzie and the lessons they are together teaching their four children.<p>Jeff and MacKenzie -- …

Self-improvement

How to rebuild your life after a really bad decision

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Have you ever made a decision so terrible and at such a crucial time in your life that it …

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job candidate trying to prepare to answer behavioral interview questions at your next job interview, you'll love the matching list of behavioral …

Success

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

9 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "Everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold. But is wealth in the …

5 Nightly Rituals of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

Achieving great accomplishments on a regular basis requires that you build a set of habits around the things that make you successful. When you distill the success of elite entrepreneurs, or any elite performer for that matter, you realize just how much they rely on their habits for their …

Success

12 books every leader should read

Are you looking for a good book to give you a fresh perspective on business?<p>Look no further than the 12 books included below. These 12 books are …

8 ways to boost your self-esteem when you’re feeling worthless

When we get low, we often get down on ourselves. Obviously that doesn't help the situation, but it can be difficult to pull yourself out of a …

Self-help

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership | Inc.com

Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve</i> …

Team Building

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

How to Be Less Stupid About Money, With Felix Salmon

Some people love to pore over their finances to optimize their savings like a fine-tuned machine. Myself, I prefer to stick my head in the sand and …

Make, Manufacture, Wholesale or Dropship: The Pros and Cons of Each Model

Coming up with a product idea is just the beginning of a long but exciting road to building your business. The next step is to figure out how you’re …

eCommerce

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

Self-improvement

10 Troubling Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

Happiness

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

7 Tips to Lose Weight While Feeding Your Family

I’ve been MIA for few days. I took the girls to Chicago for to spend some time with my mom. This was my first time traveling by myself with two kids …

The Post

The 10 steps doctors want parents to follow to stop their children becoming overweight

Public health experts have outlined 10 steps for all parents to follow to prevent their children from becoming overweight or obese in later life.<p>More …

Stop these now! 10 common mistakes that slow down your metabolism

Your metabolism determines your health status. It’s the capability of body to break down molecules to produce energy. Many of us ignore our …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts