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Here's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

1/<p>FRANCE: French onion soup<p>French onion soup is winter comfort food as it should be: rich, warm, and blanketed under a generous portion of creamy …

A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

<b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b>, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or …

Meditation

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that sounds a bit …

Here’s Korean Barbecue for the Home Cook: Beef Bulgogi Meatballs

Beef bulgogi meatballs take the traditional flavors of a famous Korean dish and translate them into an easy, recreate-able form — meatballs — for home cooks. “Bulgogi, one of Korea’s most popular beef dishes made of very thin slices marinated and then grilled at a very hot tableside grill, is often …

How to Use the New Tax Law to Live Tax-Free in Retirement

By Dennis Drake<p>Should you really be concerned about higher taxes in retirement? Didn't taxes just go down? Yes, for most middle-income retirees the …

7 Strategies You Can Use to Improve Your Memory

Want to remember more of what's important? Use these strategies to improve your memory.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven simple techniques you can use to improve your memory. Whether you just want …

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

Jeff Bezos Says This 1 Surprising Strategy Is the Secret to His Remarkable Success | Inc.com

Over the course of the last two decades, Amazon has risen as one of the biggest tech giants to look out for, taking over the eCommerce and retail space like no other online retailer before it. And Jeff Bezos, the company's founder and CEO, has undoubtedly been a pivotal part of that success.<p>For …

Business Strategy

A 10-Year Study Says This Is the Quickest Way to Become a CEO (No, It Doesn't Involve Backstabbing) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I'm not sure why people want to become CEOs.<p>You never get a moment's rest. You have to deal with so much nonsense.<p>There is, I suppose, the ego trip. And, well, the money.<p>Perhaps those are …

Business Strategy

19-Year-Old Bitcoin Millionaire Says 'It's Your Own Fault' If You Don't Become a Millionaire Within the Next Decade

Erik Finman, a 19-year-old, got rich from cryptocurrencies after his grandmother gave him $1,245 to invest. He now has roughly $1.5 million in …

Jeff Bezos

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

9 Quotes from Nobel-Winning Economist Richard Thaler to Help You Become a Better Investor

This year's Nobel laureate in economics, Richard Thaler, is an expert in how people deviate from rationality in their economic decision-making. Here …

Spotify Says No To An IPO

Unicorn music streaming company Spotify would like to sell on the New York Stock Exchange without going through the traditional process of funding an …

Prosecutor: Ex-FIFA officials found guilty after 'downpour' of evidence

There was torrential rain as the gavel came down on two ex-FIFA officials.<p>As detailed by the Guardian's Oliver Laughland, the first ex-football …

Expand Your Marketing Vision With Lessons From Elon Musk | Inc.com

The world is fascinated by visionaries - and for good reason. These are the people who run successful businesses, perpetuate innovation and challenge the status quo.<p>These are also the people we need to look to when running our own businesses, no matter how small. Entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Mark …

Entrepreneurship

7 Meditative Steps That Will Help You Manifest The New Year You Deserve

Imagine you had the ability to create the world of your absolute dreams around you. According to the law of attraction (also known as …

Spirituality

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

Tesla's Elon Musk Takes a Page from Steve Jobs' Presentation Playbook, And So Should You | Inc.com

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk pulled more than a few surprises in a recent presentation, and a few pages from the Steve Jobs playbook.<p>Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was the master of surprise. His keynotes became famous for the "one more thing" he added when it looked as though the product launch …

Tesla

How to Land Your First Paid Speaking Gig

Public speaking tends to be a love-or-hate pursuit. Some professionals loathe the prospect, wishing it weren’t required of them. Others — and I hear from many – dream of developing a paid speaking career on the side.<p>Indeed, the economics can be enticing. Top speakers in the corporate world often …

8 Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Follow in 2018 | Inc.com

Podcasts have been surging in popularity year after year. As an efficient way to absorb media and information while multitasking and on the go, they've become an essential news, entertainment, and learning source for busy entrepreneurs.<p>With 2017 winding down, driven entrepreneurs have their minds …

Entrepreneurship

7 Lessons I Learned When I Started Speaking Internationally | Inc.com

Getting up to speak in front of a live audience can be a nerve-wracking experience. Those nerves are heightened even more when the audience you're speaking to is a global one.<p>Today there are almost 7.5 billion people in the world, according to the United States Census Bureau, and each of them has …

Public Speaking

Brand usage snoozes on Snapchat

L2's "Social Platforms 2017" report suggests that a large share of brand accounts are dormant on Snapchat. The research firm surveyed 427 brands. Among these, 64% had created a Snapchat account between January and October 2016. By the end of October, one-third of brands with Snapchat accounts had …

Customer Service

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite adult …

Thinking on Your Feet Can Add Power to Your Presentation | Inc.com

A Neglected Art<p>Consider this quote from Carolyn Kane in "Thinking: A Neglected Art," in <i>Newsweek</i>, December, 14 1981.<p>"We Americans are a charitable and humane people: we have institutions devoted to every good cause from rescuing homeless cats to preventing World War III.But what have we done to …

Public Speaking

From Davos, Predictions for the New World Order

Good morning from Paris, where I am moderating a luncheon program today for the city of Guangzhou, host of the 2017 Fortune Global Forum, which will …

Tap into infographics’ viral power in 2017

Did you know infographics are shared <b>3X more</b> than any other content?<p>Even more impressive: They can increase your content marketing profits by as much …

Three Strategies For Persuading Your Boss And When To Use Them

Your boss has feelings, too. Here what the research says about how and when to appeal to them.<p>Quick—think of one thing that would make your job better.<p>Maybe you’re itching to work from home once a week, lead a new project, or get a promotion. You have solid reasons why it would benefit you and your …

Instead of Focusing on Passion, Focus on Consistency

Many of us think that if we can just find what we’re passionate about, we’ll be able to turn it into a successful career. The idea of doing something …

Motivation