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5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

Small Business

This App Scans Your Proportions And Mails You A Custom-Fitted Shirt

A new app called MTailor plans to change that, however, by outsourcing the measurements to your smartphone's camera.<p>Here's how it works.<p>Shirts start at $69, but that's still cheaper than other custom shirts out there, which can cost $100 and up. Also, shipping is free.<p>First, you choose the type of …

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

How to Change the World—and Make Some Money Too

Young adults flock to investments that promote social good. This was a hot topic at a big ideas festival over the weekend and is front and center …

5 Voicemail Tactics That Will Get You More Callbacks

A ton of people ask me on a regular basis whether or not they should even leave voicemails any more since they almost never get a call back. My response is yes – as long as they are good ones. If you’re leaving ‘touching base’ and ‘checking in’ voicemails then don’t waste your time or the …

Snap-On Low Profile Screwdrivers

Snap-On's tools are legendary — but even the best, most dependable tools can't help you if they don't fit into the space where you need them. That …

10 Longtime Brainstorming Techniques that Still Work | Inc.com

There are hundreds of options for brainstorming--and new ones arriving all the time in our fast-paced digital world. However, for some a classic approach might be better than the latest app. It's all about finding what works best for you, taking into account learning styles, preferences, and any …

Creativity

Getting Things Done Guru David Allen and His Cult of Hyperefficiency

Allen (in his backyard in Ojai, California) says his goal is to be free from thinking about anything he has to do. *<br>Photo: Robyn Twomey * The …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

17 Books About Money Everyone Should Read In Their 20s

Head back to the gym, explore a new neighborhood ... learn more about managing money and building wealth.<p>If that third one is on your list, you're in luck.<p>Here, we've highlighted some of the best personal finance books out there for 20-somethings, from expert-recommended classics to some of our …

8 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

In this, perhaps, Golden Age of technology entrepreneurship, Peter Thiel can rest assured he will find an eager audience for his new book, <i>ZERO TO ONE: Notes on startups, Or How to Build the Future</i> (apparently he couldn’t decide).<p>Thiel, who turns 47 next month, was a co-founder of PayPal, and a …

Marcus Aurelius' 10 Rules For Being An Exceptional Leader

His book "Meditations" has inspired leaders for centuries because of its timeless wisdom about human behavior.<p>It's a collection of personal writings from the chaotic last decade of his life. This turmoil inspired him to develop his interpretation of Stoic philosophy, which focused on accepting …

What It Takes to Execute a Visionary Idea Successfully | Inc.com

There is no shortage of great ideas, only a shortage of visionaries who can actually make them happen. Most visionaries are simply not programmed to execute the how, but to gather the right people and inspire them to make it happen. Remember this: there are few people on this planet with the …

Business Strategy

The 14 Best Business Books To Read This Fall

As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it's the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books.<p>And there's no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin Group founder Richard Branson's "The Virgin …

6 Ways To Differentiate Yourself To Beat Your Competitor

We all know that unless we’re different from our competitor, we can never expect the price we get to be more than what they get. We also know unless we show customers what makes us different, there is little reason for them to buy from us.<p>Your challenge is to differentiate yourself to ensure you …

9 Powerful Habits for Getting Important Things Done | Inc.com

We all know that sinking feeling. A deadline is drawing closer and you haven't even started yet. You begin to panic and a dull nausea sets in. There is nothing worse than having two hours remaining to complete a project that you know will take more like five. You sit there saying to yourself, "Why …

Time Management

8 Great International Vacations You Can Afford

If you’re planning a trip abroad, you no doubt already have a few popular (and probably pricey) destinations in mind. But what if you could take your …