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What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

I Started My Morning Meditating In a Pod And It Was Awesome

Somadome’s high-tech experience left me feeling surprisingly zen.<p>By now, we’ve all learned about the health benefits of meditation: the practice …

Meditation

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Emotional Intelligence

What’s The Best Leadership Advice You Ever Received?

Wise words on rejecting popularity, seeking advice, inspiring people, and more.<p>We invited attendees of <i>Fast Company</i>’s recent Innovation Festival to share the most essential lessons they’ve learned so far in their careers.<p>“Leadership comes in many forms. Figure out how your quietness strengthens your …

Leadership

Extreme Personal Productivity: 90 Ways to Boost Productivity in 90 Days | Inc.com

Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a new habit is involved, but once that habit is formed, you reap productivity benefits …

Productivity

16 Great Books About Passion

<b>Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis</b><p>Zorba—among the great characters in literature—is the ultimate passioneer and lover of life, dedicated to living it …

Books

I tried transcendental meditation for two weeks — here’s what happened

As someone who’s struggled to manage panic attacks and anxiety since the tragicomedy we all refer to as “the teen years,” I’m always in desperate …

Are you really the universe itself? Alan Watts set to film clips

Many Alan Watts fans try to help others connect with his ideas by layering them with images and music. This worthy entry by David Lindberg examines …

Depression Relief: Breathing and Yoga

<b>Yoga is fast becoming one of the most popular exercise trends in the country</b>. People from all walks of life and levels of fitness are able to enjoy …

Yoga

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a 2017 resolution, you could do a lot worse …

Happiness

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How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Emotional Intelligence

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Imagine if you could travel back to when you were beginning your career, but with the wisdom you possess today. Would you do anything differently? Here's what these successful leaders say they wish their younger selves would have known.<p>1. Learn to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.<p>"As an …

Business Strategy

How the Best CEOs Differ from Average Ones

We all know the stereotypes: Great CEOs are extroverted. They’re self-promoting. They’re risk takers. But are these stereotypes true? Which traits actually differentiate CEOs from other executives? And, most important, which attributes separate successful CEOs from other CEOs?<p>There is a great deal …

Leadership

7 Reasons Why People Who Draw Mind Maps Are More Hireable

As technology grows more powerful and outsourcing becomes the norm, creativity will become more valuable to employers. As you search for your next …

Uprooting the Seeds of Anger

We operate under a common illusion that the things that make us angry lie outside of ourselves, that they are external to us. Something out there is …

Meditation

5 Questions (and "Answers") to Increase Your Leadership Confidence Now

Don't let the simplicity of these questions fool you, dig deep, there's gold waiting.<p>I was working with a brilliant business leader last week on her leadership impact with her team. She's smart, huge heart, highly talented, and wicked quick (I'm heading to Boston right now as I type -- excuse me …

Self-awareness

The Problems The Inbound Movement Has Created For Marketing

When HubSpot’s co-founder and CEO, Brian Halligan, coined the phrase “inbound marketing” in 2005, the marketing world paid little attention. It wasn’t until 2012 that, largely thanks to Google’s Panda algorithm update and the rise of content marketing, inbound took off.<p>Now, just four years after …

Marketing

The Ultimate Homepage Planning Checklist [Infographic]

Come gather 'round, team, and let's make a plan for our first, next, or new website. Where shall we begin? Easy—the homepage.<p>We place atop the …

Infographics

Gamification Can Help You Successfully Reach Millennials

Millennials are the biggest spending power in the US market. There are 80 million of them. They make up 25% of the American population, and they'll …

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

12 Powers of a Marketing Leader

<b>Today’s Marketing Leaders</b>Today, many marketing leaders report that they are having less impact and are not satisfied in their jobs. That may be …

Marketing

8 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Business-Plan<p>Before starting your business plan it is important to understand why you need one. Your business plan is one of the most critical …

6 Questions Your Business Plan Must Answer

If your product's unique aspects aren't defensible against a competitor's copy, it's time to fold your tent and go home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other night we were talking with a group of young people when one person said that she wasn’t able to start a …

Product Management

Six Things Great Bosses Constantly Remind Their Teams

Great leaders tell their team members–over and over again–to speak their minds and to say no to (the right) things.<p>Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. And if there’s one aspect of …

Leadership

5 tips to help you manage your time more effectively

You could be the most creative art director in the world, but without managing your time properly, you're never go to stay on track. Time management …