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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

How Did J.K. Rowling Become a Self-Made Millionaire? She Found the Perfect Response to Failure | Inc.com

Twenty-three years ago, Joanne Rowling, an unemployed single mother, applied for welfare benefits so she could take care of her 1-year-old daughter. Clinically depressed and occasionally contemplating suicide, she considered herself as "poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being …

Books

How to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation, According to Science | Inc.com

Caroline Webb, the renowned economist, leadership coach, and author of <i>How to Have a Good Day,</i> has helped hundreds of organizations be more effective through behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience.<p>In a recent interview with award-winning podcaster David Burkus, she gave some keen …

Self-improvement

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

20 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Your Next Business Idea

There are many voices out there. All you need to do is listen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, manager or leader, the thoughts you have each day matter. Thinking is where the process of launching your next busiess begins and your mind is where work …

This Classic Quote From Steve Jobs About Hiring Employees Describes What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

Steve Jobs may have had an enormous ego as the head of Apple, but he understood his place in the information age when he famously quipped,<p>It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.<p>Genius and profound. Your best move is …

Leadership

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Emotional Intelligence

Behavioral economics has a plan to fight poverty—and it’s all about redesigning the “cockpit”

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe was just trying to keep up. The ER at the small rural hospital was always packed and the top brass had urged him to move patients through more quickly, so when a woman in her sixties came in complaining of head and neck pain, he briskly examined her, hustled her off for an x-ray, …

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 …

Laundry

6 Small Ways Mothers Help Raise Strong, Confident Daughters

I walked into my stepdaughter’s sorority house to a silent room of a dozen girls. No one was talking. They were all immersed in a “liking challenge,” …

16 Highly Effective Strategies for Closing a Sale, Revealed by 16 Top Salespeople | Inc.com

Gathering sales leads is tough. Getting in the door. Getting in front of decision makers is tough. But closing the sale? That's what separates good salespeople from great salespeople.<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to the world's top experts and growing …

‘I’m Terrified of Getting Married!’

<b>Dear Therapist,</b><p><i>I’m 32 and I’m dead scared of getting married. Most women I talk to who have been married for a while aren’t happy, and most of the</i> …

25 must-see US attractions to visit in your lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The nation's diverse landscape offers everything from deserts and canyons to massive waterfalls in different regions.<p>Tourists come from all over the world to …

National Parks

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Five Precepts of Buddhism Explained

The broad category of moral conduct has been codified throughout the history of Buddhism, beginning in the Buddha’s time, into five precepts for …

The Insanely Fun European Cities You're Missing Out On

Far too many Americans plan a trip to Europe and draw their boundary at Berlin, or Prague, <i>maybe</i> Budapest. Anything further east conjures images of …

European Travel

7 ways to make difficult conversations easy

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

10 New Albums to Stream Now: Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

<b>Kesha, Rainbow</b> Kesha's first album in nearly five years – and her first since she entered a protracted legal battle with her onetime producer Dr. …

Apple Music

Why You Can't Stop Checking Your Phone, According to Psychology | Inc.com

Have you ever noticed that no one looks up while crossing the street anymore? Most people are too busy responding to text messages or scrolling through social media to pay attention to their surroundings.<p>Truth be told, I'm guilty of this myself. But nevertheless, it defies all logic. Why do we risk …

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole is Proving Einstein Correct

As if he needs it.<p>Sitting at the center of the Milky Way galaxy lies a supermassive black hole named Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), possessing the mass of …

Black Holes

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

Healthy Eating

The Exercises That’ll Help You Get More Done In Less Time

Doing compound exercises can take your workout from good to great. What exactly does that mean? Well, compound movements are ones that put multiple …

Building a booty: 7 things a personal trainer wants you to know

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like sculpting a firm bum.<p>But …

2 Ways Your Cell Phone Is Making You Stupid | Inc.com

This past week I was facilitating an off-site branding session, and as is my usual practice, I asked everyone in the room to not only turn off their cell phones until the break but to also take them off the table and out of sight. My request was met with a cocker spaniel-like twist of heads and a …

A Quick Guide To The Most Effective Poses For Mountain Bikers - Monthly Yoga With Abi

"Yoga has remarkable brain-scrubbing attributes." - Joe Rogan<p>Practicing yoga has significant mental benefits for athletes including sharpening …

Yoga

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms | Inc.com

1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become incapable.<p>Isn't this absurd?<p>In his book, <i>The</i> …

Self-improvement

5 facts about the family life of wolves

1. Wolves are highly social and family-oriented animals. Rather than living in a pack of unrelated wolves, a pack is usually made up of an alpha male …

Why are dogs so friendly? It's in their genes

Dogs evolved from wolves, but along the way, a genetic change affected their congeniality.<p>One of the main reasons we like dogs so much is that they …