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20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Thomas Jefferson, these quotes will inspire you to become a better leader.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Albert Einstein once said, "The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, …

To Be More Successful In Your Career -- Cultivate The Skill Of Mindfulness

Hearing the term “mindfulness” might conjure up a smiling guru sitting peacefully in a quiet, meditative posture. But mindfulness is no longer just for gurus. Mindfulness is a skill you can cultivate to help you be successful in your career.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>A wide range of companies, including …

Mindfulness

Why Google, Nike, and Apple Love Mindfulness Training, and How You Can Easily Love It Too | Inc.com

Meditation is now mainstream. From Just Meditate in Bethesda, MD to Unplug Meditation in Los Angeles, drop-in studios are popping up everywhere to give people the time and space to drop everything and breathe.<p>The most popular Meditation app, Insight Timer, is home to more than 2 million meditators …

Mindfulness

3 Reasons Why Meditation Is the Smartest Thing You Can Do for Your Career | Inc.com

<i>What are the benefits of meditation for busy, career-driven people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuhna Kim, Founder & CEO of Simple Habit, on Quora:</b><p>A common issue for busy, …

Meditation

Try This New '5 Goals in 5 Months' Action Plan for Every Employee | Inc.com

Pull the drawstring on a bow, shut your eyes, and shoot an arrow in any direction.<p>What will you hit?<p>Most of us will miss the target by a mile.<p>That's essentially what happens when you don't set specific and attainable goals for employees. More to the point, it's what happens when <i>they don't set their</i> …

Motivation

'It takes literally one second': A former Google engineer just gave me the best meditation advice I've ever heard

The tip, which originally comes from Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche, appears in Chade-Meng Tan's 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself."<p>Tan summarizes the advice for his readers:<p>What Tan's really telling readers: Don't get too ambitious when it comes to meditation.<p>It doesn't make you lazy — …

11 Metaphysical Quotes That Can Get You Motivated for Work | Inc.com

If you've ever faced a workday morning with dread, you may have looked into metaphysics as a way to get perspective on your workday. Who are we? Why are we here? What is the point of all of this?<p>It can be natural to question your present reality when you're going about a daily routine. But …

Motivation

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really) | Inc.com

After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These 10 free online classes are not only fun, …

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Neuroscience Says These Are the 8 Best Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace | Inc.com

It's the foundation behind the happiest marriages and the intangible quality that makes the best teams click. Put simply, it's the key ingredient to all successful relationships.<p>It's called trust.<p>But how do you really gain another person's trust?<p>Paul J. Zak, professor of economics, psychology, and …

Employee Engagement

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable--such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast--complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves efficiency …

8 Weekly Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Ever wonder why some people appear happy all the time? It's like the happy switch has been permanently flipped to "on." Yes, you could say I'm a bit jealous, so I did a little digging around looking for answers.<p>Here's what I found. Happy people don't just "get" happy, like getting struck by …

Happiness

We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have to complete into our day? No matter how much we have to do, we should still try our best to complete it all in one day, even if it seems impossible. We […]

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The Real Problem With Time Management Will Surprise You

If you were to Google “time management tips” you’ll come across 400,000,000 results. And a lot of those tips include things like:<p>Learn to say no.<br>• Use …

Time Management

How Peyton Manning made $247 million to become the highest-paid player in NFL history

While it may not matter as much to Manning, there is another huge record he holds. He has been paid more than any other player in NFL history, and it is not even close.<p>While Manning is one of the best players ever and has an insane work ethic, he has also been a bit lucky to end up with $247 …

Loyola Launches Associate Degree Program For Those Who Can't Afford College

<b>(CBS)</b> — Archbishop Blase Cupich gave a special blessing at the launch of a new two-year associate degree program for students who can’t afford to go …

College & University

Choosing a College: From Stressful Myths to Good Matches

Greg: "I'm not getting into Princeton!"<p>Mom (annoyed): "Well, not with that attitude."<p>Greg (rising to leave): "Mom. Is that it?"<p>This scene really hit …

College & University

College Essay Editing Tips for Parents

Yep, you’ve got a brilliant student on your hands – nobody knows it more than you. But, no matter how sharp your student, it’s likely that he or she …

How college students can get a handle on debt before it's too late

Student loans can get out of control in a hurry, mostly because students don't find out about their total debt until it's too late.<p>Indiana University decided to change that.<p>Starting in 2012, the Big Ten university began sending out annual "debt letters" to each of its students to provide an …

He has been through an anxious time after a results-day shock. But as I drop him off at his new university, I can see his mood lifting<p>It’s hard to be on the receiving end of a Ucas bombshell. Having studied for years to achieve the correct grades and done the right thing by visiting several …

College & University

Global Employability University Ranking 2014 results

Compare these rankings with the <i>Times Higher Education</i> World University Rankings 2014-2015<p>The University of Cambridge has replaced the University of …

8 Ways Ninth Graders Can Prepare for College Now

(Image: File)<p><i>This piece was written by BE Smart Contributor Chelsea L. Dixon, M.S., M.A.T., and is adapted from material in her book,</i> A Simple Guide …

The 20 most popular colleges for studying abroad

The University of Dallas has been sending students abroad for 45 years and counting. Facebook/University of Dallas Rome Hundreds of thousands of college students set off on journeys around the world every semester to study, research, intern, and explore. Many return home with a new perspective, or …

6 Insufferably Bad Work Habits and How to Treat Them (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every office has them, those men and women who just can't seem to get work done on time. There are various causes for their lack of productivity: some are chronic procrastinators, others get distracted by aggressive multitasking and a few …

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores

Hampshire College is a liberal arts school in Massachusetts that has decided not to accept SAT/ACT scores from applicants. That's right - the college won't accept them, a step beyond the hundreds of "test-optional" schools that leave it up to the applicant to decide whether to include them in their …

College & University

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

99 Colleges That Give Every Freshman a Scholarship

Thousands of dollars in grants can bring the sticker price of a school down significantly.<p><i>This list is from 2015. Check here for the most up-to-date</i> …

The best public colleges in America 2015

Cornell University, which operates both as a public and private university, earned our top spot for best public school in the country.Cornell University/Facebook<p>We recently released our seventh annual list of the best colleges in America, which included schools from every corner of the US.<p>Here, …

The 12 best large colleges in America

But our seventh annual ranking of the 50 best colleges in America suggested otherwise.<p>Our list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepared students for success after …