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This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett All Use This Ancient Philosophy to Build Wealth | Inc.com

Granted, philosophy may not sound like the most exciting subject to learn about in this day and age--how could the thoughts and opinions of ancient Greek philosophers of 300 BC, and dazzling minds such as Cicero, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius, possibly engage us in 2017?<p>In truth, the better question …

Self-improvement

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must …

Business Strategy

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

What To Do When You Feel Like You Haven't Accomplished Enough

Sometimes it happens like this: It’s a weekday, just another regular day. Then a couple of your coworkers get a promotion. You’re happy for them (kind of), but also start to wonder, “They got a promotion ― am I going to get a promotion? What am I even doing at this company?”<p>The day goes on but the …

Breakups

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

Employment

Three Must-Have Attitudes for Moving from Victim to Victor.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) A victim, according to Peter McWilliams, is a person to whom life happens. If you are going to achieve …

Here's the best time to post on Instagram each day

Everyone wants more likes and engagement on Instagram. But when's the best time to post to get your photos in front of the most eyeballs?<p>Research …

Trends

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

6 Ways to Be More Persuasive at Work | Inc.com

Whether you're trying to win new business or convince a colleague that your solution to an issue is the way forward, persuasiveness is a vital tactic to hone in order to get ahead. But to truly be successful, you need to master the counterintuitive approach of putting aside your own needs first, …

Public Speaking

10 Mental Tricks That Will Make You a Badass at Money

Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, shares 10 tricks to make you a money badass.<p>Money is one of …

Motivation

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

Time Management

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Bruce Lee’s Previously Undiscovered Writings on How to Live a Fulfilling and Successful Life

Bruce Lee was much more than a martial arts expert and movie star. He was also a Zen philosopher, and some consider him one of the most influential …

Meditation

This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On

Product/market fit is the holy grail for entrepreneurs. Startup expert Steve Blank explains the process for finding it.

Entrepreneurship

Mark Cuban Actually Agrees With Donald Trump On This One Dealmaking Principle | Inc.com

Compromise destroys businesses, crushes deals and destroys lives. It is the idea that I can give up what I want, you can give up what you want, and somehow, we call that win-win.<p>That is not win-win. That's lose-lose.<p>So why is compromise so glorified? Why do our parents teach us that to succeed in …

Donald Trump

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation

The First Four Things You Must Know Before Buying A Franchise

Over the years, I’ve met many people who want desperately to own a business, but 1) just don’t know what it should be; or 2) lack the entrepreneurial vision and/or desire to start a business from scratch.<p>Enter one of the great inventions America has given to the world: the franchise.<p>Purchasing and …

Small Business

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

10 Universal Truths About Selling That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know (and Practice) | Inc.com

You've put your heart and soul into your business--but that's not enough.<p>You need to be able to sell.<p>If that makes you shudder, get over it--fast! In order to succeed you have to be a salesperson. The brutal truth is that nobody else will ever have the sort of passion, authenticity, and just plain …

Selling

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months.Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it’s over before you know it. The excitement of …

Motivation

7 Habits of Highly Awesome People (That Have Nothing to do With Appearance or Money)

We can all agree that the most awesome people are authentic people. They who know who they are, they don’t judge other people to make them feel …

Self-help

Your March Action Plan: 10 Easy Ways to Build Your Confidence

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life.<p>This …

Hung Up

This Is How You Train Your Brain To Get What You Really Want

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an eBook, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Time Management

This Sentence Will Help Guide Your Career

What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe the entirety of that vision in just a few words. Not so easy, right?<p>This is a topic that …

Employment

Want to Succeed? Try Being Less Patient | Inc.com

<i>"Good things come to those who wait." - Violet Fane</i><p><i>"Patience is a conquering virtue." - Geoffrey Chaucer</i><p>Bullshit.<p>Only two things in life are certain: birth and death. The rest is variable. There's no master plan for every person. There's no invisible hand guiding your every step. And the world is …

Self-improvement

This 3-Week Early-Bird Challenge Will Finally Make You a Morning Person

Waking up early is painful. It sucks. And it's hard. All the professional snoozers out there know the dreadful process and how attempting to become a morning person is close to impossible. But the fact is, it takes discipline and some getting used to. That's why we created the three-week early-bird …

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps