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To stop school shootings, use Israel's approach to fighting terror: Texas attorney general

After Santa Fe and Parkland, gun control is a waste of time.<p>America is once again reeling from yet another deadly mass shooting. The victims at Santa Fe High School were taken from us too soon, and the prayers of Texas and the nation are with their families. There is something especially haunting …

Guns

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years -- that's longer than Cal Ripken, Jr., played baseball. And I wasn't …

Use This Little-Known Delegation Trick to Get Stuff Done the Right Way

If you've ever handed a staff member a project only to have them fail to complete it one time or up to par, then this delegation trick was likely the missing ingredient<p>I've been <b>coaching business owners</b> for more than twenty years, helping business owners grow their companies and at the same time, …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Hard Work? It's Not All It's Cracked up to Be. It May Even Be Irrelevant. Here's Why.

Ever hear of how Neflix let go of many of its hardest-working employees in favor of those who most greatly impacted the company's bottom line?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a young age, we're raised to believe that we can accomplish pretty much anything so long as …

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

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Board Games

To Recover from Burnout, Regain Your Sense of Control

You feel exhausted, ineffective, unaccomplished, and cynical. Maybe you feel like no matter how hard you work, you can never keep up. Or that you can’t make your boss happy no matter how hard you try. And you’re beginning to question your professional situation: <i>Am I in the right job? The right</i> …

Tony Robbins, Elizabeth Gilbert and Tim Ferriss Agree This 1 Word Hurts Us the Most | Inc.com

There's a funny trap that happens with self-discovery: The more articulate we become, the easier we can justify our actions. It's a dangerous game, as more power means being able to explain away our flaws, mistakes and misdirection. Our intention can blur.<p>Tony Robbins has a simple, quick and …

Self-improvement

In a Distracted World, Solitude Is a Competitive Advantage

“Always remember: Your focus determines your reality.” Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn shares this advice with Anakin Skywalker in <i>Star Wars,</i> but in our hyper-distracted work world, it’s advice that we all need to hear.<p>Technology has undoubtedly ushered in progress in a myriad of ways. But this same force …

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

Donald Trump's malignant narcissism is toxic: Psychologist

Mental health professionals have a 'duty to warn' about a leader who may be unfit to serve.<p>If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic. A delusion is “a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact.” …

Donald Trump

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say | Inc.com

You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is certainly important, but approaching a job with …

Employment

Practice Like A Pro

STRETCH & RESISTWhen practicing out on the range, it's important you remember to be in a training mind-set, not necessarily a playing one. This …

20 Best Camping & Hiking Gifts For The Outdoorsman

Opinel No. 8 Trekking Knife<p>Nothing beats the combination of affordability and functionality when it comes to outdoor gear. And for years Opinel has …

5 Best Kayak GPS Reviews 2018 - GPS For Kayaking

So you love to go fishing on your kayak? A lot of people does. Some even use trolling motor to go to remote lakes for fishing on their beloved kayak. …

Kayaking

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

Self-improvement

15 Small Camper Trailers With Which To Enjoy The Outdoors

What a time to be alive! When the weather is nice everyone is happy and there’s this urge to go outside and enjoy nature at its finest. Sure, you’ll …

A former McKinsey partner shares 4 techniques to finally get your email inbox under control

Sevenshift CEO, McKinsey senior adviser, and former McKinsey partner Caroline Webb says that if you're like most people, you're probably wasting hours every week. Thankfully, she has some solutions, she writes in her book "How to Have a Good Day," a collection of career best practices she's learned …

Never Lose Another Blue Catfish

We bet you know the heartache of dropping a blue catfish. Truth is, it’s often your own fault. From proper prep work to fight techniques to end-game …

Meet The 25-Year-Old Swedish Woman Using 3D Scanning To Make Shoes Fit Perfectly

Caroline Walerud wants you to forget your shoe size. Or, at least, to forget that number you’ve been reeling off to salespeople for years, like a U.S. 9, or a European 40. It’s likely that it isn’t quite right anyway, given the complex anatomical structure of our feet and the inconsistent sizing …

Imaging

The Free Documentary List

Here is a list of over 100 amazing documentaries you can watch for free online. This list helps those searching for more knowledge on their path to …

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015 | Inc.com

If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where we're heading as a society. They also inspire continued …

Public Speaking

The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

Are You Guilty of Wasting Your Time This Way? | Inc.com

When you want to be productive but you don't know what to do, or you want to be effective but you keep getting distracted, you end up wasting a lot of time.<p>The way to put a stop to our biggest time wasters is to identify them.<p>Here are 10 of the top time wasters we are all guilty of, if you see …

Time Management

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

Work Hard, Work Smart<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and …

Time Management

3 Powerful Business Books That Will Absolutely Destroy Your Career--And What to Read Instead | Inc.com

Reading is a habit that can expand your mind and change your life.<p>Certain iconic business and self-help books have sat perched atop the bestseller lists for years. Three books in particular stand out.<p>I've read all three, and consider them great, for sure. These books can and have effected great, …

Leadership

Flycraft Stealth Boat

Weighing just 98 lbs and requiring only 3-4 inches of water underneath the boat for floatation, the Flycraft Stealth Boat is as versatile as it is …