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In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that what he was going to say would soon become …

Entrepreneurship

Having a high IQ is a curse ... just look at Donald Trump

Research suggests that people with high IQ scores are more likely to have mood disorders, and a higher risk factor of ‘psychological overexcitabilities’ – perhaps that explains the behaviour of the man in the White House<p>My IQ is extremely, almost embarrassingly, high. I’ve never actually taken an …

Donald Trump

Superior Emotional Intelligence Comes From This 1 Practice (That Nobody Wants to Do) | Inc.com

No matter which successful person I have the honor of learning from, they all mention the same thing--emotional intelligence.<p>Everyone knows that emotional intelligence is important. Thought leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris both acknowledge the importance of being self-aware, but few …

Emotional Intelligence

The 5 Simple Habits of Highly Creative People | Inc.com

I teach and write about creativity, and often when doing training on creativity, I hear this statement, "I am just not creative." If someone continually says (out loud and to themselves) that they are not creative, it becomes a limiting belief and a self-fulfilling prophecy.<p>In my opinion, there are …

Creativity

The Art of Living | Inc.com

I often share columns with quotes because there are so many powerful people with powerful things to say. In the process of exploring for great wisdom, I stumbled across a man from Africa named Matshona Dhliwayo. I just returned from a month-long trip in Africa, and after this experience I really …

Motivation

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

The devious art of lying by telling the truth

The line between truth and lies is becoming ever murkier, finds Melissa Hogenboom. There's even a word for a very different form of lying.<p>It is no secret that politicians often lie, but consider this ­– they can do so simply by telling the truth. Confused?<p>That statement becomes clearer when you …

Housing

If You Do Any of These 3 Things in Your Pitch, Investors Will Know You're Full of Hot Air

Avoid the dreaded "balloon pitch."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs who have watched Shark Tank know the importance of perfecting their pitch. The pitch deck is a short presentation that helps potential investors understand your company and why they should …

Entrepreneurship

Forget Hacks -- Here Are the 2 Things You Need to Do to Grow Your Following on Social Media

Many social media tricks exist, but these are two valuable tactics that will help you grow on any platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media platforms offer such a significant advantage to entrepreneurs -- with 2.3 billion active users on Facebook to target …

Marketing

5 Reasons Why You Must Have a Side Hustle (Unless You're Happy Living Paycheck to Paycheck)

You're employer doesn't love you. If you want a more interesting and financially secure life, you'll have to build it after work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tony Robbins is famous for saying, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” …

Entrepreneurship

5 Not-Exactly-Original Ideas That Became Massive Successes

Sometimes, just building a better mousetrap is all you need to make your first million.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask people what it takes to build a successful business, and many will probably tell you that the most important factor is having an original idea. The …

Profit

Why Brands Should Look to Hollywood for Storytelling Inspiration

It’s an exciting time to be a creator. There are so many new platforms we can use to express our voices and tell stories—positive stories that make …

Advertising Industry

The Importance of Thinking Big and Believing in Yourself

You're on the path. You're headed in the right direction. You are getting there.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." -- Pablo Picasso<p>It’s easy to feel beaten down by life’s challenges -- the grind; all the …

Google Play

Music only helps you concentrate if you’re doing the right kind of task

If the task requires creativity or mental rotation, music can increase performance.<p>Many of us listen to music while we work, thinking that it will help us to concentrate on the task at hand. And in fact, recent research has found that music can have beneficial effects on creativity. When it comes …

The hardest part about starting a new business

Finding an idea is tough. Deciding yourself to actually start it is even tougher. It’s what makes you an entrepreneur. Getting your first angels and …

Crowd Funding

7 Must-Read Books From Entrepreneurs in the Trenches

The right books can help you grow both as a person and an entrepreneur. Here's a few book recommendations from seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aside from incredible success, what do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg …

Entrepreneurship

5 tips for taking your business from idea to action

<i>Do you have a great idea for a business? Are you thinking long and hard about taking action, but unsure of what to do next? Are you concerned that you will never turn your idea into a full-blown business?</i><p>Anyone can come up with an idea for a business, but it takes a lot of work to implement a plan …

Small Business

Want To Be The Greatest? Publish Positivity.

Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be the greatest in whatever field I entered. Now I am in the top tier of bloggers on the Internet.<p>So your …

Motivation
Happiness

Here's Where Fashion Girls Buy Sneakers That Resemble Dress Shoes

Just as we love to get away with wearing leggings as trousers, sneakily wearing sneakers is one of our favorite sartorial pastimes, which is why …

Shoes

Jeff Bezos Had His Younger Brother Interview Him and Shared What Makes Him So Successful | Inc.com

This past weekend Jeff Bezos was interviewed by his brother at the Summit LA17 and spoke, amongst other things, about becoming an inventor and entrepreneur. His insights were an extraordinary exercise in emotional intelligence.<p>When speaking about becoming an inventor, Bezos explained the flaw with …

Stereotypes

An ancient philosopher’s advice for living a fulfilled life, even in the darkest times

Few who knew Epictetus would have considered him lucky.<p>He was born a slave 2,000 years ago. He lived and died in poverty. He was permanently crippled from a broken leg given to him by his master.<p>They’re not necessarily a list of circumstances that you would wish on anyone you cared about even …

Self-improvement

What to Talk About on a First Date So You Actually Get to Know Each Other

Do you remember the first date you ever went on? I do, and not because it was full of memorable moments that marked the beginning of a great romance. …

5 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Careers at Midlife and Triumphed

A successful career is a very cushy comfort zone but some choose to get out anyway.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Career anxiety is our latent talent howling through our minds, desperate not to go to the grave unspent.”<p>These beautiful words are from <i>The Book of Life</i>, …

Middle Age

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success | Inc.com

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, often they credit simple daily routines which have been proven over time to give them an …

Business Development

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Scientists Have Identified The Chemical That Suppresses Unwanted Thoughts in The Brain

With huge implications.<p>Most of us know the feeling of being unable to distract ourselves from a particular thought, however much we might want to. …

9 Things That Will Help You Fall Asleep, According to a Sleep Psychologist

If you’ve ever had trouble getting to sleep, there’s a good chance you’ve dove down a late-night Google wormhole, searching for the best ways to fall …