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50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

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16 Tweets That Define What It Means To Be An Introvert

Could these be any more accurate?<p>If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.<p>It can be tough to prefer to be …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

It's Time That We Start Rethinking Infidelity

Why do people cheat? It's a question that's plagued couples since marriage became an institution. And as marriage has moved from an economic …

Marriage

Why more women than ever are having affairs - and everything else I've learnt about infidelity

Esther Perel is explaining why, as a woman, putting sex on your “to-do” list isn’t just OK, but might save your marriage. “Honestly, it’s a wonderful idea,” the Belgian psychotherapist and bestselling author tells me, grave and glamorous in the study of her Manhattan apartment. “People are always …

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I used to be jealous of other people's wealth and success — here's how I finally got over it

A neighbor will buy something extravagant, like a gorgeous new car, and you look at your older car in the driveway and feel some envy.<p>A relative will get a great job and make more money in a year than you ever have. You'll overhear talk of that person's salary, think about your own salary, and feel …

With non-alcoholic raves thriving and nightclubs serving up meditation and hip-hop yoga, a new breed of promoter is bringing mindfulness to the masses<p>The stench of dead flesh and discarded bones wafts through a chattering crowd dressed in sequins, wacky wigs and neon Lycra. It’s 7am, and hundreds …

Profit

These Fundamental Truths Will Make You a Better Person Tomorrow

Every single person on the planet has at least one damn good excuse for not pursuing the life they want. But guess what, the prize for arguing on …

49 Inspirational Quotes and Mantras to Help You Overcome the Stress of Running a Business

Check out these words of wisdom, affirmation and positivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I never considered myself a high-stress person . . . until I started my first company. The stress of running a company was unfamiliar to me and I didn’t know how to handle it. I …

Seven Tips for Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is like a unicorn: no one knows whether it really exists, but vague hope persists. Balance is particularly difficult for …

Running a Successful Business With Your Spouse

Couples who marry their work and personal lives face a unique set of challenges.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. But, what happens when that horse and carriage takes an unexpected detour via the office? For many …

Steve Jobs and Albert Einstein both attributed their extraordinary success to this personality trait

Though Steve Jobs was born a little under two months before Albert Einstein's death, both the visionary co-founder of Apple and the most influential …

Albert Einstein

How Your Family Can Serve Themselves Dinner Tonight

On the busiest of weeknights, it can be nothing short of a challenge to gather every member of your family around the table for dinner. When everyone …

How to use your summer holiday for personal development

Smita Joshi, life coach, author, and prolific traveller, explains where to start<p><b>Keep a summer holiday journal to get savvy with your personal</b> …

3 Changes You Must Make to Follow Your Dreams

In today’s busy world, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s truly important. We push our dreams to the side, and settle for a life where we’re merely …

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8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

Relationships

Essentials for complete control over photography with your smartphone camera

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>Smartphone cameras have improved by leaps and bounds in terms of quality. Gone are the days when 5MP was the de-facto standard. …

11 Must-Reads For Summer (Written By Badass Women)

It’s Summer, and you know what that means: Underboob sweat and endless hours of listening to your children argue. Woo!<p>Just kidding. It means it’s …

7 Books for Entrepreneurs: A CEO's Recommendations | Inc.com

<i>Ajay Pattani is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Chicago and founder (and reigning ping pong champion) of Perfect Search Media, a digital marketing agency. Ajay is devoted to continuously learning about entrepreneurship, so we asked him which books he recommends. Here's what he had</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

7 Workspace Strategies for Remote Workers | Inc.com

<i>What are some tips for constructing your environment as a remote employee to help eliminate distractions? 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 Mario Peshev, CEO at DevriX, on Quora:</b><p>Over …

22 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

If you're the kind of person perpetually on a mission to improve yourself, a good book can provide stellar inspiration and guidance. Here are top picks from nearly two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive</i> by Harvey Mackay<p>"Very few business books provide …

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7 Sugar-Free Recipes From "I Quit Sugar" That Taste Anything But

If you're struggling to stick to your cut-back-on-sugar goals, it's probably because the food you're making is skimping on taste too. Because really, …

Here’s what to do if you can’t fall asleep on a plane

Plane cabins are cramped, noisy, smelly, and often stressful spaces—not exactly the ideal conditions for getting a good night’s zzz’s. And that’s …

The Five Apps You Need For Peak Summer Fitness

The summer is officially here, and many of us are using the warm weather to finally get off the couch and get the winter weight off. If you’re looking to get fit, and especially if you’d rather not go to the gym, your phone can help — if you use these five apps.<p><b>MyFitnessPal</b><p>The calorie-counting …

The 15 best iPhone hidden features you never knew existed

The iPhone has a treasure trove of useful features that can actually save you time. So many in fact, that even the most seasoned iPhone users may not …

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The best yoga mats you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Gaiam/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>If you’ve ever done yoga before, you know that not all yoga mats are created equally. Each style …