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10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness | Inc.com

<i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. Guess what? I bounced back. …

Motivation

The Least-Visited States in America -- and Why You Should Go

Even the most well-travelled American will show a few gaps on the “where I’ve been” map, especially in that wide windy stretch of America between the …

National Parks

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Self-improvement

Networking Guide For Beginner Entrepreneurs

Some see it as smarmy; other see it as smart. Whatever your views on the issue, networking is important. For entrepreneurs, it’s essential.<p>There are some occupations in which you can clock in, do your thing, clock out, and be fine. If you’re an entrepreneur, life doesn’t work that way. …

Entrepreneurship

A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

Self-improvement

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Entrepreneurship

4 body language moves that will change your life for the better

The answer to these problems may be as simple as changing body habits or adjusting your body language.<p>I like to call them body language boosts. It turns out that what the body does and how the brain responds are very closely connected.<p>As more and more studies prove, there are some easy ways to …

Wellness

Become a Millionaire. Treat Money Like a Jealous Lover.

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Telling someone that you can get it done in five or ten years sounds like an unrealistic …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

Time Management

How to Succeed at Building a Million-Dollar Home Business | Inc.com

Are you one of those people that find hiring an office space and employees counterproductive? Would you rather build and run your business from home single handedly or with a co-founder/partner?<p>If yes, then you're not alone. As per the last recorded US Census Bureau statistics, there were just over …

Entrepreneurship

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

Psychology

9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success

But there are also certain qualities that predict a lack of personal and professional fulfillment.<p>To pinpoint what those are, we looked through the Quora thread, "Which personality traits often lead to failure?," and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>If you happen to recognize some of these …

Self-improvement

How to Spot a Fake Luxury Watch

Remember, always keep a receipt.<p>At the price bracket of Rolexes, Omegas and Tag Heuers, buying a luxury watch is more so an investment; a belief in gradual appreciation, than any sort of fashion statement. Given these heightened stakes then, it’s a bit daunting to think that these future assets …

Problems keep piling up for Veterans Affairs Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a serious numbers problem — multiple, in fact.<p>It can't count how many veterans died while waiting to sign up for health care. It says some VA hospitals may have to close if the agency can't get $2.5 billion. And a year after scandal rocked …

Health Care

Dems hail increase in college aid spending

The program will assist low-income students.<p>NEWARK—State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and several Democratic state senators cheered an increase in funding for the state Education Opportunity Fund on Friday a discussion at Rutgers University-Newark.<p>Governor Chris …

College & University

Justice Roberts' ObamaCare ruling could be boon for congressional Republicans

Supreme Court Justice John Roberts infuriated conservatives when he wrote the recent opinion to uphold ObamaCare.<p>But secretly, many Republicans in Congress are thanking Roberts from saving conservatives from themselves. And if they aren’t sending him balloons and flowers now, they may do so by the …

Health Care

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Self-improvement

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt | Inc.com

Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must train ourselves and be focused; we must take our bad habits and replace them with …

Self-improvement

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes | Inc.com

Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."<p>2. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."<p>3. "That's been one of my mantras -- …

Motivation

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Employment

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Time Is on Your Side

I was recently having a conversation with a colleague who quit his job to become an entrepreneur a few years ago. We were sharing the similarities of our journeys and remembered the euphoria we felt those first few months after leaving our desk jobs.<p>In a moment of pure vulnerability, we both …

Entrepreneurship

Arrests Fall, Murder Booms in Baltimore’s Worst Area

Murders in one part of town are up 200 percent, shootings 800 percent, but police are locking up fewer people.<p>Baltimore logged its 100th murder of …

Justice

5 Marketing Tips For The Entrepreneur Without Marketing Experience

Gresham Harkless, Jr., the Blogger-in-Chief at CEO Blog Nation, gives some advice to new entrepreneurs who are wondering about how to market their brand. He says, “I use several methods to market my business – all the methods I’ve chosen to adopt are ones that work for me and my personality.<p>When …

Marketing

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Zoology