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These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

Motivation

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Success

J.D. Power: Ten Things I've Learned In Business

After fifty years working with a range of companies — as well as founding and running my own company, J.D. Power and Associates — I have observed a good deal, and come away with a few thoughts about how to have the best shot at success in business.<p>The businesses I’ve seen grow, adapt, and thrive …

Want To Accomplish More? Simplify Your Life

A quick story.<p>When my kids were young–the oldest was 11–we moved away from our Manhattan-centric life to semi-rural Massachusetts. This was back when New York City was considered scary—and not glamorous as it is today—and I wanted them to grow up in a more stable environment.<p>We packed up at the …

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

In my new eBook, <i>365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever</i>, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children. In the spirit of self motivation, here are my top 100 inspirational quotes.<p>1. Life is about making …

27 Etiquette Rules For Our Times

“It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct,” Sigmund Freud said.<p>There’s always a tension between how much we should follow our instincts and how much we should yield to social conventions. But at times like ours, the tendency is to tilt …

Things You Should Know About YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, and Instagram

Many people are making use of key online video platforms like YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, and Vine to market their businesses to large, global audiences. However, popularity can be a double-edged sword. Many more people are unable to break through the incredible volume of videos on these platforms. …

9 Financial Habits That Can Make You Wealthy

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>While a six-figure inheritance or high-paying job can land you in the top 1% of earners, it’s the little things—your money habits—that often make the difference between a life of prosperity and one of constant financial stress.<p>Just ask LearnVest Planning …

Nine Leadership Traits That Stand The Test Of Time

Ten years ago, I was lucky to join forces with Andrea Redmond, Charles A. Tribbett III, and their team at Russell Reynolds Associates. We gathered leadership insights from some of the world’s most successful business leaders. The result was the book <i>Business Evolves, Leadership Endures</i>.<p>Here are the …

Are You A Good Coach? Here's How To Find Out

There is a widespread phenomenon among people that causes them to believe they are above average in most areas. If you asked 100 people if they are great drivers 95% will tell you they are, but traffic accident reports beg to differ. It is simply impossible for the majority of people to be …

The 5 Questions Successful People Routinely Ask Themselves

Ben Franklin began and ended his day by asking himself questions about the good he would do that day. Here are five questions that will help you take stock of your goals, fears, and failures to become a better version of yourself.<p>While everyone has a different definition of professional success, …

Success

How to grow your own broccoli

If you don't like broccoli… well, firstly, why are you reading this? Secondly, you may have problems with your so-called "brussels sprout gene"; thirdly, you may simply be a big baby who needs to snap out of it; and fourthly, you should take it up with the Flemish sculptor Peter Scheemakers. Except …

The Easiest Focaccia You'll Ever Make

Lidia Bastianich shares a recipe for an easy onion and tomato focaccia.<p><b>Onion-Tomato Focaccia (Focaccia d'Altamura</b>)<p><i>Makes a large round focaccia, serving 10 or more</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 packets active dry yeast<p>¼ cup warm water<p>5 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for handling the dough<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>2 cups …

What Your Post-Sex Behavior Says About You

<i>This post was originally published on July 3, 2014.</i><p>That's the stereotypical way we tell it: In straight couples, guys sleep after sex and women just …

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

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How to Set the Table If You're Vintage-Obsessed

Charleston-based event planner, Tara Guérard, has a passion for vintage. Now, with pieces from her curated collection on 1stdibs, she is spreading the love.<p>"If everything is vintage, it looks like a jumble, Guérard says. "Layering in contemporary elements keeps things clean, and then the special …

How to Classify and Cook With Clams

<i>This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home.</i><p><i>Today: The only two clam classifications home cooks need to know -- and how to cook each type right.</i><p>I spent most of my family’s summer coastal California road trip looking …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

Interior Design

17 Last-Minute Potluck Dishes

<i>This article was originally published in 2014. When we saw you wanted summer potluck ideas, we spruced it up and returned it to the homepage.</i><p>It’s almost the weekend and you're excited to get to that picnic, barbecue, or cookout your friends invited you to. But as you look back at the invitation (or …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Fourth of July! Some of you may already have a cold beer in one hand and grilled corn on the cob in the other, but if you're still looking for a …

How To Completely Transform Your Outdoor Space In 6 Steps

A lifeless and deserted rooftop is transformed into the ultimate summer space. Plus, get the look with our "How To" guide.<p>Cecilia Dupire, interior designer and Principal of Cezign, transformed this lifeless roof deck into the ultimate summer space. Part of a gorgeous penthouse apartment, this …

The Best Thing About Summer: A Kitchen Clam Bake

Don't you love to see those clambake spreads on the pages of glossy magazines, seaweed and newspaper-covered beach with perfectly cooked clams, lobsters and corn? Me too! Of course how many of us can regularly dig ditches, start fires at the beach, collect seaweed and all the perfect sized rocks …

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The Best Bookshelves Have This In Common

Give your bookshelves depth and glamour.<p>Deep blue, pale blue, denim blue...whatever the shade, it gives bookshelves depth and glamour. See the rooms that do it so right.

Interior Design

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy charm. That …

The 11 Best Corn Salads

Here, 11 great corn salad recipes.<p>Now that you know the fastest, simplest way to cut corn kernels off the cob (thanks to this week’s Mad Genius Tips …

Too Many Cooks: Your Favorite "Summer in the USA" Food

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Amanda: I think of ripe, dark plums, my mother's peach pie, and the taste of lake water.<p>Talia: As a Canadian, I'm going to have to state the …

The 8 Biggest Bedding Mistakes You're Making (And How To Solve Them)

A comfortable bed is a clean bed! Check out The Company Store's tips and tricks for making sure your bed stays in top shape.<p><i>Miki Duisterhof</i><p><b>Not Storing Your Comforter Properly.</b><p><b>1.</b> Using a cotton bag for your duvet is ideal. Down feathers in particular need airflow during storage; so do not store them …

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