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I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

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The 25 most ruthless leaders of all time

But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less up to interpretation.<p>After all, no matter how a historian tries to spin it, ordering a tower to be constructed out of live men stacked and cemented …

5 lessons we can learn about leadership from some of the most famous generals in history

Looking back in history, it's easy to think of famous leaders as static figures, like statues in a museum.<p>However, they had strategies and goals we can still learn from. History.net helpfully ranks all of the greatest generals in history, including several notables from the ancient world. Business …

5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a symbolic …

A one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an easier, less time-consuming way to start the day off right, and it only takes a minute: <b>Make your bed.</b><p>When your …

Time Management

Doing Writing the Right Way

If you know anything about writing, you’d say that anybody can write, but not everyone can become a writer. That’s true. That’s what I said when I …

7 Science-Backed Habits of Creative Genuises

Even if you're not the "creative type" these habits will help you succeed and thrive.<p>Even if you don't think you're the "creative type," don't assume you can ignore this skillset, or that you can't become creative too.<p>60% of CEOs polled by IBM agreed that creativity was the most important skill to …

This Super Clever Strategy Will Win You Wild Success

At first they will ask why you are doing it, later they will ask how you did it.<p>Success means something different for everyone.<p>For some, it means getting the promotion they've been wanting; for others, it's about ditching corporate life and following an entrepreneurial dream.<p>For some it's about …

6 Bad Habits You Need to Stop Right Now to Succeed

Being a team player isn't an easy job, but it's worth it.<p>Maybe you've recently landed your dream job, and you're ecstatic. Or maybe it's tough times at your workplace, and the big boss is looking at everyone under a magnifying glass.<p>Regardless of what your situation is, you like your job, and you'd …

How changing one tiny habit allowed me to build my wealth

In my teens and early 20s, social anxiety was wrecking my life.<p>I couldn't go out and feel comfortable around people without drinking, so I drank.<p>Now, alcohol can lead to a lot of cool stuff, but for me it was a crutch and I needed help.<p>So one day I drove to Barnes and Noble (this was before Amazon …

A New Era Of Innovation

For the past 20 or 30 years, innovation, especially in the digital space, has been fairly straightforward. We could rely on technology to improve at a foreseeable pace and that allowed us to predict, with a high degree of certainty, what would be possible in the years to come.<p>That led most …

Innovation

Enough of the “Us vs. Them” binary: Why I’m writing in Bernie Sanders on election day

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump strike me as dishonest and untrustworthy, so I refuse to vote for either of them<p>On Nov. 8, 2016, approximately 54 percent of all eligible U.S. voters will flex their Constitutional right to vote in the general election. In case you aren’t aware of how Americans …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

5 Ways to Stay Positive and Focused on Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be a successful entrepreneur, you consistently have to give your best. That’s why so many are drawn to become one in the first place. However, when your success feels like it is at the mercy of your customers, competitors, and the …

The Harsh Truth Of Rapid Personal Growth

A young man had recently purchased a pick-up truck. Needing some firewood, he thought it a great opportunity to test his new truck.<p>After driving up …

Motivation

9 Simple Ways to Improve Your Creativity

Picasso was approached in a train by a man: ”Hello, excuse me, sir, are you Picasso?“ and the conversation started from there.<p>At one point the man tells Picasso: “I don’t like your paintings.”<p>Picasso: ”How so?”<p>The man: ”You are not presenting the reality; your art is not real”<p>Picasso very …

The Ethics Coach: In Tough Conversations, Do This.

This story appears in the July 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>Q.</b> <i>I need to close my company and file for bankruptcy soon. We’re still finishing up a few projects, so when should I tell my team? And my clients?</i><p><b>A.</b> Sorry you’re going through this, but as you know, now is not the time to wallow. …

2 Ways to Stop Worrying and Overcome Anxiety

I want explore two big beliefs linked to anxiety. The two aren’t necessarily conscious; they’re more of an invisible undercurrent. But like a …

10 Internet Hacks Every Student Should Know

If you are a student and want some cool hacks and tricks, you came to the right place. Today we collect best apps, hacks and websites that will …

11 Happy Skills Everyone Should Learn Before They Turn 50

The acquisition of things rarely raises our happiness quotient, but the quest for them certainly lowers it.<p>1. How to count to 10.<p>Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years to your life. A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health in 2014 found …

Are We Headed For 'Automated Luxury Communism'?

As someone who watches technology trends closely as part of my business, I have been thinking about the future impact of all the technology innovations and automation we are currently experiencing and on the cusp of achieving. Many of the headlines I read about these trends — and even some I write …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Timeless Leadership Lessons From General Stanley McChrystal | Inc.com

I own two Washington DC-based firms (Successful Culture and Information Experts) that proudly support our war-fighters through the creation and facilitation of training programs to help our military men and women stay safe. I have the privilege of facilitating leadership training programs for our …

Leadership

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

16 Worst Decisions You'll Ever Make in Your Life | Inc.com

We all make decisions every single day--some good, others bad. But there are some that are all but guaranteed to mess up your life and derail you from the things you want.<p>Here are some of the worst decisions you should avoid at all cost.<p><b>You can control everything.</b> Control is an illusion we feed …

Self-improvement

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Live By the Five Hour Rule to Always Keep Learning New Skills

Learning or practicing new skills is so important, it’s hard to ignore how vital it is to a successful career. To keep your educational momentum …