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Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Here's What You Need to Know About the Super Metabolism Diet and How It Works

The super metabolism diet relies on five pillars, all in a handy acronym: <b>S</b>uper proteins, super carbs, and super fats; <b>U</b>pping your energy expenditure; <b>P</b>ower snacks; <b>E</b>ssential calories, vitamins, and minerals; <b>R</b>elaxing and recharging. (Yep, it all spells out SUPER.)<p>In the diet, you'll be guided through …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

Who Needs a Gym? Try One of The 9 Best Workout Apps Instead

Let's face it: many of us are addicted to our phones. In fact, some research even suggests that women are more addicted to their phones than men. …

Apps

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Time Management

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Project Management

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately | Inc.com

For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small …

Multi-Level Marketing

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

5 Mental Traps Preventing People From Building Wealth | Inc.com

• <b>"Dollars and Sense," by behavioral economist Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler explains that people tend to approach money irrationally.</b>• <b><br>But to build wealth, we have to out-think our emotions.</b>• <b><br>To do it, we have to be aware of psychological pitfalls like "opportunity costs" and the "endowment …

Personal Finance

How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

Analytics

The 3-Minute Rule: What A Hollywood Producer Can Teach You About Pitching Your Business

As an entrepreneur, having laser focus within the operation of your business is a must. You’ll spend hundreds, if not thousands, of hours developing skills and knowledge that by virtue of necessity make you an absolute expert in your field. But unfortunately for most companies, that expertise alone …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Productivity

Get more done without working more hours.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the same amount of time in a day, and there is no way to get more of it. It doesn't matter how successful or wealthy one is -- we are all capped at 24 hours per day.<p>We have to subtract …

Time Management

How to Build Your Personal Brand From Nothing | Inc.com

Want to know the proper way to build your personal brand? This multi-millionaire thinks he can help.<p>With no resources, experience, nor connections, Neil Patel started his entrepreneurship career at the age of 15, while he was still in high school. While his first venture (a replica of the Monster …

Marketing

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Small Business

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5' | Inc.com

Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to make yourself look busier than you really are, but rather, …

Time I

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day | Inc.com

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When you go into the gym, you get to decide how …

Self-improvement

The 1 Thing You Need for Success, According to Michael Jordan and Tony Robbins | Inc.com

In addition to both being multimillionaires and having thousands of raving fans, Tony Robbins and Michael Jordan have something big in common: high standards.<p>After Jordan played his last game, with a record-breaking, history-making career average of 30.12 points per game, Robbins asked him what his …

Motivation

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

How To Write A Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Several years ago, I posted an article on the three steps to writing the perfect LinkedIn summary. A lot has changed since then. LinkedIn has made many updates and revisions, and they recently launched an entirely new interface. In addition, the world of work has evolved even more into a place …

Creative Writing

Pete the Planner: Financial rules will help you keep your life on track

The very first time it happened, it launched my writing career. And ever since that day in 2005, I’ve been on the lookout for more examples of this perplexing phenomenon.<p>Fortunately for me, and unfortunately for them, there’s no shortage of people who underachieve financially at monumental levels. …

Personal Finance

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

How Celgene, Criteo, and Facebook stocks could turbocharge your retirement account.<p>Do you want to be a millionaire when you retire? That's an easy …

Investing

When will I be debt-free?

Pay Off Your Debt<p>NerdWallet's debt guide can help you diagnose your situation, pick a payoff strategy, track your progress and build a financially …

LeBron James and Sheryl Sandberg reveal secrets that helped them crush their careers on Business Insider's podcast, 'Success! How I Did It' — Here's how to subscribe

Shontell has interviewed a range of people, from Sheryl Sandberg to LeBron James, the founder of Tinder to the founder of Buzzfeed, and many more. An archive of all of our episodes can be found on Acast and iTunes. We're also on every major podcasting app if you do a quick search, including …

Self-improvement

These Tips Can Help You Launch Your Consulting Startup | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Consulting

Sir Richard Branson's Advice to Entrepreneurs: Screw It, Just Do It | Inc.com

Last month I had an incredible opportunity to meet and speak with Sir Richard Branson before my keynote at VTEX Day 2017, the top e-commerce conference in Brazil. I asked him what advice he had for entrepreneurs and after thinking about it for a few seconds he fired back, "Screw it, just do it." …

Entrepreneurship

This Entrepreneur's Secret for Going From Bartender to 7-Figures a Year

Instead trying to get hordes of customers, he focused on getting a few who pay top dollar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you run a business, or you’re an entrepreneur, or simply a freelancer. You offer a service, a great one, and you want to make a lot more …

Marketing Strategy

4 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Being Successful

Stop talking yourself out of taking the next step.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only person preventing you from being successful is you. It’s not society, it’s not the government and it’s not anyone in your life. Sure, some of us start off in life with better …

College & University