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10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

The books you never read in high school, but should now

Here are 10 suggestions for those looking for never-too-late reads. Maybe you’ll be convinced to finally read “Moby-Dick,” all 200,000 words of it.

Literature

Brand Archetypes Help Manufacturers Connect With Ideal Customers

Whether it’s running shoes, lawn mowers, cosmetics, accounting services, or bulletproof glass — B2C and B2B brands must inspire their target …

Marketing

5 Huge Career Mistakes Millennials Always Make (and How to Avoid Them)

These problems could get bigger and bigger with future generations.<p><i>What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers? 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 Dandan Zhu,</b> …

Time I

8 Ways to Get Rid of Belly Fat

As you're losing weight you might notice that the weight isn't coming off your stomach as quickly as it comes off other areas of your body. If you …

Ten Signs You're A Boss -- But Not A Leader

Dear Liz,<p>I like my job but I’m having problems with my manager, “Brian.”<p>Brian is super smart. I could never criticize his subject matter expertise or his intelligence. He goes to a lot of meetings with the top executives and he has a great reputation with that group.<p>The problem with Brian is that …

Leadership

Want to Be a Thought Leader? Here's How to Stand Out and Be Noticed

You may be tempted to play it safe. Here's why that's a bad idea.<p>You know the importance of being visible in your field, so you're raising your profile by writing blogs or articles, contributing to social media discussions and presenting at conferences. The term for that, of course, is "thought …

Leadership

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Employment

With Just 1 Sentence, Randi Zuckerberg Will Make You Rethink Work-Life Balance Forever

Forget about being well balanced and focus on being 'well lopsided' instead.<p>Randi Zuckerberg is known for lots of things, from her work as the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and her stint on Broadway to her time as an early Facebook employee. But she's also, famously, the woman who gave the …

Social Media

10 AMAZING INDOOR HOUSEPLANTS THAT GIVE OUT OXYGEN, EVEN DURING THE NIGHT : GARDENING

With people spending more than 90 percent of their time indoors, it makes sense that air quality matters. There are various factors in many people’s …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

Six reasons why you are not yet successful

I recently met an old friend. She looked miserable. When I asked her what had happened, she said that she was so frustrated with herself, at her …

Aamir Khan's secret to 'Dangal' weight loss revealed. Details inside!

Priyanka Chopra was once very hurt because of Kareena Kapoor Khan. Which is why actress since then decided to never share screen space with …

Weight Loss

How to Keep Three Generations Happy in Your Modern Office | Inc.com

A topic that often goes unnoticed among HR departments and executive teams is the challenge of providing an office space that meets the needs of employees who span across multiple generations. While many young start-ups often hire a workforce that reflects themselves, the need for a more diverse …

Demographics

Do You Think You Deserve a Raise? If You Have All 8 of These Traits, You Probably Do | Inc.com

Everybody wants to know when they can expect their next raise.<p>As a founder, it's something I didn't fully realize until I was on the other end of the desk--deciding employee salaries instead of asking someone else to pay me more. Raises are a key incentive, and certainly not something you should …

Employment

Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework | Inc.com

There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a minimum, pockets of lack of respect.<p>I know I did.<p>It was roughly mid-corporate career when I encountered a leader that …

Leadership
Marketing

Portuguese town encourages children to smoke at Epiphany

VALE DE SALGUEIRO, Portugal (AP) — The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes.<p>Locals say the practice has been passed down …

Brazil

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success | Inc.com

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Leadership

9 signs you're a problem employee — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• It's not always easy to judge your own performance at work.</b><p><b>• In fact, sometimes, you might be underperforming and not even realize it.</b><p><b>• If several of these subtle signs that you're a subpar employee apply to you, consider moving to a role that's a better fit for you.</b><p>Some employees are better than …

Employment

12 Leadership Lessons from Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Alex Gorsky, WG’96, CEO …

Leadership

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away | Inc.com

Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to bring traffic to your website. But all of it can go wasted if your visitors don't complete their purchases.<p>For …

eCommerce

5 books about the future Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk has become one of the world's most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the future. He made his first fortune founding, and then selling, the company that would become PayPal; his current endeavors include electric car company Tesla as well as SpaceX, which he hopes will …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Habits Unhappy People Have In Common, According To Science

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing you will be unhappy no matter what you do, but how you spend your time can actually change how you feel …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

Interactive Chart Detailing The Daily Routines Of Famous Creative People

We study the habits and lifestyles of famous people because we feel like it will somehow give us some insight into how they became famous and made …

Creativity

8 Exercises That Flatten Your Belly (Without a Single Crunch)

Crunches were once the answer to sit-ups, the gym warm-up of our elementary school days. Now both abdominal exercises have a bad rap in the fitness …

Workouts

This Is The One Most Important Thing To Know To Truly Succeed In Life

What gets you out of bed to go to the gym instead of hitting the snooze button? What inspires you to say no to the donuts and sweet treats at the office Christmas party? What is the driving force behind your decision to work weekends to get your company up and running when you could be going out …

Motivation

12 Podcasts Every Founder Should Listen To In 2018 | Inc.com

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you have to dedicate yourself to constant learning.<p>Conferences, entrepreneur organizations, mentors, and books are the traditional paths to take but over the past few years, along with many other entrepreneurs, i've become obsessed with podcasts and now they've …

Entrepreneurship