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Starting or Growing a Small Business? The 10 Business Books You Should Read

Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t rocket science. It’s harder. To be one of the (sadly) tiny percentage of small businesses that thrive, owners must not …

Small Business
Body Language

If You Want To Be More Productive, You Need To Stop Work From Expanding

Parkinson's Law dictates that work tends to expand in a vacuum, so here is how to set proactive time-lines that boost your productivity.

There are 2 different types of focus — here's how to master both and get more done

Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it to or not.<p>Notifications on top of notifications constantly threaten to pull us away from doing what's important and bog us down in busy …

Productivity

The 1 Thing You Need to Succeed (Anywhere, Anytime) | Inc.com

We're always looking for the easy way out. There has to be a shortcut, an easier way to learn whatever it is we're supposed to learn--an effortless path around the drudgery and mundaneness of struggling through the tried-and-true way in order to speed up the process. Sometimes, we even waste more …

Self-improvement

7 Habits That Will Significantly Enhance Your Day

Socrates once said, “The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.” You are what you put energy into. If you focus on developing good daily habits, it can lead to a more positive and fulfilling life. But when you’re lost in the hustle and bustle of the world, …

Meditation

10 Simple Time and Energy Investments You Can Make in Yourself

I tend to view a good life as being one that’s full of good investments. If you use your resources (money, time, energy, etc.) in a smart way, …

Set Yourself Free! 7 Ways to Break Your Harmful Habits | Inc.com

All of us develop bad habits over time. Isn't it time to get rid of the ones that limit your potential?<p>When you've been doing a particular job or you've been with a certain company for a while, complacency can set in. When it does, you're likely to discover some bad work habits. Now is the time to …

Self-improvement

The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy “WhenThe post The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

The One-Page Cheat Sheet To Your Most Productive 90 Days Ever

Here’s how to break down your big-picture goals into steps you and your team can actually take this quarter.<p>Dr. Challa wasn’t starving for opportunity, he was drowning in it. He was bright, confident, and empathetic. Not only did he have great bedside manners, but he was also a savvy entrepreneur …

Cannabis Industry

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders | Inc.com

If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are finding is that organizations around the world are changing their attitudes toward …

Leadership

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders That Display These 3 Powerful Habits | Inc.com

A friend recently told me about a previous company trying to lure him back to his old position. In a moment of crisp clarity, he said he could never go back no matter how enticing the offer.<p>The reason? One toxic leader up in the ivory tower making life miserable for others below. I agreed that my …

Leadership

The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …

Centers for Disease Control

How Spending 60 Minutes Doing This Every Morning Helps This Entrepreneur Prepare for the Day

Headspace's Rich Pierson has a morning ritual he has practiced for the last nine years to help start his day the right way.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick,</i> …

Meditation

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Immune System
Immune System

The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

National Parks

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

7 Foods Habits You Don't Know Are Increasing Anxiety

If you suffer from anxiety, the last thing you want is to eat any food that will aggravate the situation. If you are crazy busy and a bit exhausted, …

10 Immunity-Boosting Foods Experts Want You to Be Eating

Winter is an excellent time to have cold-fighting quick fixes (like elixirs and herbal remedies) on hand in case that tickle in your throat blows up. But building a strong...

Nutrition

N-acetylcysteine reduces inflammation in the small intestine by regulating redox, EGF and TLR4 signaling.

2013 Sep;45(3):513-22. doi: 10.1007/s00726-012-1295-x. Epub 2012 Apr 25.<p>1Hubei Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, Wuhan Polytechnic …

Overweight people may need more vitamin E

As a result, a huge number of people may be chronically deficient in vitamin E, which could compound the wide range of diseases known to be …