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18 Effective Ways to Grow Your Business with Facebook

With over 2.13 billion active monthly users worldwide, Facebook remains the most popular social media platform year after year. And while the …

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

50 Ways to Add Joy to Your Day

It's summer - you <i>should</i> be happy. Sunshine is abundant, the birds are singing, and the ice cream truck can be heard from a mile away. But, if you're …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

56 Emotional Intelligence Quotes to Drive Your Success | Inc.com

When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem. We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves. --<i>Jess C. Scott</i><p>The only way to change someone's mind is to connect with them from the …

Emotional Intelligence

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Torchin' calories, takin' names.<p>Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And …

Exercise

The 12 Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unattainable and elusive. However, addressing and conquering their fears helps them to achieve …

Happiness

Phone app lets you send secret recording to contacts if you’re in danger

<b>A free mobile phone app lets you send a subtle alert and recording to designated contacts if you are in danger.</b><p>Several police forces in the UK …

The One Balanced Breakfast a Thyroid Expert Swears By

While the thyroid is just a small, butterfly-shaped gland no bigger than an avocado pit, it controls your metabolism, your heart beat, your energy …

Wellness

How to Find Your Ideal Customers on Social Media (Part 1) | Inc.com

It's hard to imagine life without social media - and for some of us, it would be hard to imagine running our businesses without it too. A recent report shows 83% of female internet users and 75% of male internet users have social media profiles. In other words, you avoid it at your peril!<p>As the …

Customers

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day | Inc.com

To be a productivity guru, you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer.<p>Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day.<p>1. Book Time in Your Calendar for Tasks<p>Are to-do lists ruining your life? …

Productivity

3 Tools To Keep You Organized And Productive | Inc.com

This time year, motivation is the name of the game. Resolutions have been made, new budgets are getting executed, and gym memberships have increased. However, the sad truth is budgets get re-worked and most gym memberships are canceled after 24 weeks.<p>While there's nothing wrong with new resolutions …

Project Management

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself | Inc.com

If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget to be kind to ourselves.<p>Life's tough enough, stressful enough, hard enough, …

Self-help

Is Efficiency a Problem for Your Business? Here Are 7 Digital Tools for You to Get More Done, Faster | Inc.com

It astounds me that there are businesses out there that still use paper for invoices, office memos, contracts, etc. Even in my personal life, when a company asks that I print something off, sign it, and then email or fax it back to them, I practically hang up the phone and vow to never work with …

Project Management

The Best Marketing Software for Your Small Business | Inc.com

A well-planned, carefully-executed marketing strategy can be one of the best ways to get the word out about your brand, but without an expert to guide you, that can be a big challenge, especially if you're just starting out.<p>Since many small businesses don't have access to a full-time marketing …

Marketing

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

These 10 Books Inspired Obama While He Was President | Inc.com

Since today is President Obama's last full day in office, I thought it might be worthwhile to commemorate his presidency with a list of books and authors that he's either mentioned or recommended over the years.<p>Unlike the lists of business leaders (which are naturally heavy on the "how-to" and …

Books

A startup founder's 'comeback' app is catching fire with teens — and it just got a $50 million check

Houseparty, a group video chat app, ranked number 7 in Apple App Store for free apps — one slot above Facebook, the world's most dominant social network.<p>And it's not only the young kids who have noticed its Houseparty's potential. Silicon Valley investors have been reportedly fighting over who gets …

5 Business Books That You Should Read Before 2017 | Inc.com

The most successful entrepreneurs know that in order to rise to the top of their field, they must not only improve their companies but also themselves. Through networking, mentoring, attending conventions, and taking classes, you can expand your skills and learn more about your field.<p>Another …

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31 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life This Month | Inc.com

Remember World Kindness Day last month? Probably not. I didn't know it was an official "thing" until I ran into Random Acts of Kindness Foundation (RAK), whose purpose is to celebrate kindness and the whole pay it forward mentality.<p>I gotta say, these folks got me hooked. But this is not some fad …

Food & Dining

9 Ways to Get Back on Track With Your Goals After Thanksgiving Weekend | Inc.com

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to recharge your batteries. It's a reminder of how important it is to take a step back, spend some time on the couch with your family, and not be in "driven over-achiever" mode.<p>However, once the weekend is over, it's time to get back to the hustle.<p>Immediately …

Time Management

The 10 Most Essential Sales and Marketing Controls | Inc.com

Controls are the specialized systems that you implement in your company that make sure that your team is doing the <i>right</i> things, at the <i>right</i> time, to produce the desired results.<p>The best controls make the default behavior the right behavior. And they empower your team to get better results with less …

Marketing

10 No-Nonsense Rules for Doing More With Your Life | Inc.com

<i>10 No-Nonsense rules for doing more with your Life originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Vijayraj Kamat, TEDx Speaker, Coach, on Quora:</b><p>People often ask me the secret of pursuing multiple …

Happiness

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

10 Unique Perspectives on What Makes a Great Leader

Great leaders adapt to their surrounding environments and empower the team to succeed together.<p>All business owners and executives have varying experiences and perspectives on the approach and qualities necessary for effective leadership. And not all situations require the same type of leadership …

These 10 Networking Mistakes Will Get in the Way of Your Success | Inc.com

Networking with others is one of the most important ways that we have in business to find new customers and to make connections with others that can lead to our long-term success. While communications technology has taken over many of our business interactions, studies show that 84% of people still …

Networking

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

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