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5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

4 books every good boss has read

Business leaders think differently, and that's what sets them apart.<p>Once you know how your leadership team thinks, you'll be able to unlock doors that may otherwise be inaccessible. Either your bosses will realize that you have what it takes to move up the ranks, or you will be better situated to …

Books

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already been announced for the new year and have highlighted the memoirs, career guides, and analyses we're most excited about.

5 Leadership Books That Should Be on Your Holiday Gift List | Inc.com

As a business author and reader myself, I know how challenging it can be to find good content that is worth your time investment to read. So, I've gathered together this short list for your review. Whether you're looking for that perfect gift for the leader in your life, or putting together a list …

28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018

Reading is both a leisure activity and a strategically important self improvement strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading has been noted as one of the primary habits of ultra-successful people, with magnates like Warren Buffett reading hundreds of pages each …

I travel the world for 3 months of the year — here are my 10 best tips to make trips less expensive

While we enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle, our lives felt hurried. If we weren't at work, we were getting ready for work, doing chores or taking care of our kids. We only had 15 vacation days to burn each year — not nearly enough to account for sick days and to travel the way we wanted.<p>Fast forward …

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

6 Books Anyone Who Is Serious About Leadership Should Read | Inc.com

Whether or not you're a natural born leader or you've just found yourself in a leadership role. You have to develop your leadership skills, and often.<p>No matter how much of a master Tom Brady is at throwing a football, he still goes to practice every day, takes coaching and evolves his skills. Your …

Self-improvement

How to Spend Four Days in NYC

When my friends visit New York City, they want to see it all. They have laundry lists of places to visit, things to do, restaurants to eat and bars …

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Dozens Of Upstart Companies Are Upending The $15-Billion Mattress Market

For decades, Big Mattress has had a lock on how we sleep. The two giants, Tempur Sealy International and Serta Simmons Bedding, dominate the $15-billion market, with brands like Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster, Serta and Beautyrest. But as other industries have moved online, as consumers have felt …

Startups

The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC

Single-member limited liability companies (SMLLCs) are limited liability companies (LLCs) with only one member (owner). As with a corporation, …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

9 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

25 Quotes From Gandhi That Will Inspire You To Take On Your Mission

Gandhi was one of the most prominent leaders during the Indian Independence movement. His philosophy has inspired countless numbers of people …

Motivation

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

14 Growth Hacks To Get 20 Million Views

Growing your business can be tough.<p>In the past you cold called, built business networks and advertised in print. If you were into guerilla marketing …

Marketing

How to hide it: inside the secret world of wealth managers

The Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest in the United States. Their assets, which amount to $15bn, are held in 60 companies and 2,500 trusts, using structures and strategies that Forbes magazine – normally a cheerleader for wealthy elites – describes with an unusual hint of moral distaste as …

British Virgin Islands

18 Free Online Courses You Can Enroll Into While Sitting In The Comfort Of Your Home

More often than not, we end up regretting something that we couldn't do because of lack of time or opportunity. We're guilty of having many …

6 Must-Have Real Estate Investment Tools

Before starting any real estate investment, you want to have a number of tools ready that will simplify and make certain tasks more efficient. It’s …

Real Estate

4 Marketing Automation Tools Tailor-made for Small Businesses

Need a friend’s phone number? Your phone has them all. Need some cash in the middle of the night? Why, there are 24-hour ATMs for just that. Forgot …

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Entrepreneurship

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

20 Inspirational And Useful Business Books To Read in 2016

Personally, I enjoy reading books, especially when I know I can recommend them in the future, in place of long explanations on a topic. For example, …

There's a Deeper Reason for Adam LaRoche's Sudden Retirement From Baseball

Last month, pro baseball player Adam LaRoche quit his job in a pretty public way. After the president of his team—the Chicago White Sox—told him to …

The Average American Doesn't Itemize Deductions. Should You?

Image source: www.stockmonkeys.com<p>According to IRS data, only 30% of taxpayers decided to itemize deductions for the 2014 tax year, with the remainder choosing the standard deduction instead. While the standard deduction is indeed easier, taxpayers need to itemize in order to take advantage of tax …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Your Retirement Plan: Quadruple Your Retirement Savings

Now, did you catch that? By working with an advisor and by having a plan in place, you can supercharge your retirement savings.<p>"By working with an …

Retirement