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12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School | Inc.com

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:<p>1. Good to …

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To Write Well, You Don't Have to Be a Genius (but You Do Have to Do This) | Inc.com

In August 2008, Scribes, an organization that "seeks to create an interest in writing about the law and to promote a clear, succinct, and forceful style in legal writing," honored the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with its lifetime achievement award.<p>The award declared that the justice …

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9 Simple Habits That Will Make You a Better Thinker | Inc.com

<i>What can I do to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Lanie Bakeberg, Science Teacher, on Quora:</b><p><b>Stimulate Your Brain</b>--try classic puzzles like crosswords or Sudoku to …

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The 1 Book That Most Impacted Malcolm Gladwell's Worldview | Inc.com

Every once in a while, you come across one of those books. You know the one: It challenges you; it delights you; it has you consider something vital in a deeper way. You find yourself recommending it to people, gifting it to people, telling strangers on the subway about it.<p>For Malcolm Gladwell, …

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The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful | Inc.com

Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two months left in the year, I encourage you think about your …

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Learn The 5 Key Elements of Powerful Leadership Language | Inc.com

Learning the language of leadership is, in a sense, like doing a whole person make-over. It means going from "me" to "we" in more than just the words.<p>Getting to be a leader has lots of ego words. It means proving you are good, actually great at what you do. In fact, using the word "great" over and …

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9 Inspirational Quotes From Billionaire Entrepreneur Bill Gates

Words of wisdom from the most successful Harvard dropout.<p>Billionaire, innovator, philanthropist, author, Bill Gates has worn a lot of hats -- and inspired millions of people.<p>Having co-founded Microsoft in 1975, Gates paved the path to the revolution of personal computing. Starting with a dream to …

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy | Inc.com

When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a strict schedule for writing days that they adhere to without question. But …

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US launches 'most advanced' stealth sub amid undersea rivalry

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Touted as the world's most technologically advanced fast attack submarine, the USS South Dakota is set to join the US Navy fleet amid a growing threat to American undersea dominance from several foreign rivals.<p>Operating beneath the ocean's surface, a submarine's strategic value …

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Acceptance for autocracy is growing in India

When I was about eight years old, my twin brother and I – and many other geeks of our generation – played a sprawling, addictive computer game called …

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

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Staying in Front of Cybersecurity Innovation

Innovation is challenging for security teams because it encompasses two seemingly contradictory ideas: it's happening too slowly and too quickly.

PSA: These are the passwords you need to change thanks to CloudBleed

A CloudFlare leak probably doesn’t mean much to most internet users. It should.<p>Over 5.5 million websites use CloudFlare, and chances are you’re using one of them daily. Sites like FitBit, Yelp, Medium, CodePen, OKCupid, and Uber are just a small sample of sites that rely on the service. Today’s …

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life | Inc.com

Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to help you learn how to tackle your goals, don't panic. For every improvement you want …

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier | Inc.com

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

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5 Emotional Intelligence Tips to Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

This condition has many names: leadership blinders, delusion, and narcissism, just to name a few. Although each ailment can lead to unique consequences, they are all rooted in the same cognitive bias known as "The Halo Effect". The Halo Effect is a perception that influences a person's impression …

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

25 Enlightening Confucius Quotes That Are Simple But Profound

These Confucius quotes are incredible! If you haven’t heard of Confucius yet, he was a Chinese social philosopher whose teachings have a strong basis …

5 places you can educate yourself online for free

According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is associated with flexibility, innovation, and joy.<p>Equally as compelling, continued learning has been shown to protect your …

A 3-Step Process to Making Better Decisions

Knowing if, when and how to make decisions requires experience and self-awareness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No area of leadership exposes a CEO’s weaknesses quicker than his or her approach to decision making. Some CEOs procrastinate for fear of making a wrong …

Want to Build the Next IPO-Worthy Startup? This Field Is Required Learning.

It's going to power the most successful businesses of tomorrow.<p>It powers everything from your Netflix viewing suggestions to Google’s self-driving car. Even Google’s own Eric Schmidt has stated that it would underlie “every successful huge IPO win in five years." <b>Machine learning has become required</b> …

Dave Ramsey's 10 Steps to Success

The no-nonsense CEO of Ramsey Solutions is on a mission to get American families out of debt.<p><b>3. Put in the hours</b><p>In every single one of my interviews, this comes up. There is simply no substitute for long hours at the beginning. Ramsey shared that his beginning was “ridiculous.” His day began early …

5 Surprising Reasons Your Communication Isn't Getting Through | Inc.com

How hard can communication be? If you're reasonably intelligent and articulate, it shouldn't be that difficult to deliver a message so that audience members understand what you're trying to say.<p>But the truth is that we often get in our own way when it comes to communication. Recently I've been …

23 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You Hired An Interior Decorator

Pro-level techniques that'll make people think you outsourced the work.

Why Real Leaders Have Strong Egos (And That’s A Good Thing)

Understanding and developing your own ego doesn’t make you a narcissist, one writer argues. In fact, it’s a prerequisite to leadership.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of</i> Fast Company.<p>Ego tends to get a bad rap in leadership circles, and it’s …

8 Qualities that makes you a good leaders

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share95<p>+14<p>Shares 122<p>Leadership is one of those nebulous terms — you hear it all the time but it has various definitions. The traits that …

Why Tons of Failure Is the Key to Success, According to Seth Godin | Inc.com

Most people avoid failure like the plague.<p>They spend their time trying to achieve perfection. They forgo opportunities they aren't certain will be a sure thing. They do whatever it takes to make sure they don't find themselves in the vulnerable position of falling flat on their face.<p>And while …

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Dear would-be entrepreneurs.<p>I've got something I need to explain to you. You don't need to go and found the next Google to call yourselves entrepreneurs. You don't need to be building Snapchat, Facebook or anything else. You don't need to be searching for investors for your latest idea. Because …

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