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3 Qualities of People Who Drive Transformative Change | Inc.com

Transformation isn't easy. It means making people think and feel a different way Not a simple task.<p>But in the history of mankind, there are plenty of inspiring examples of people who brought forth transformative change. Facing plenty of negativity, they did so fearlessly, never giving up, never …

6 Big Reasons to Use LinkedIn More Like Twitter | Inc.com

At a glance, LinkedIn and Twitter are about as different as two social networks can be. Twitter is microblogging, LinkedIn has serious publishing power for longer form content. Twitter can be laid back and more conversational, whereas LinkedIn is typically more professional and even formal.<p>If …

How to Achieve the Healthy Lifestyle You Need to Run a Business | Inc.com

Except for the superhuman, few of us are able to achieve our ultimate fitness goals while working on our startup.<p>But with a few lifestyle changes, you can have both a healthy body and a great business.<p>To come up with a plan, I spoke with fitness expert and entrepreneur Mike Chang from …

The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day

New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>You know that taking frequent breaks is good for your productivity, focus, and creativity, but you just never seem to get …

4 Simple Ways to Build Awesome New Work Habits | Inc.com

Want to build better work habits? Most people do, especially since studies have shown that more than 40 percent of the "decisions" we make every day aren't really decisions--they're habits.<p>That means we tend to simply do what we've done before, which makes us less productive, less effective, less …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Listen to These Podcasts

These shows are a great source of advice and inspiration for anyone in business.

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

3 Questions Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Asks Before Hiring Anyone | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn't always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a tiny startup with a big vision. So …

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The Surprising Secret To College Success? Study Less And Socialize More

With college classes underway or about to be across the country, millions of students are starting the fall semester with high hopes, both of what they’ll achieve in the classroom and what doors the education they’re pursuing will eventually open. For many, they believe that path to their bright …

How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …

Training the Brain to Love Broccoli

A new study finds that behavioral intervention could help vegetables light up the neurological reward system the way a cookie does.<p>When you eat a cookie, your brain sparkles. That’s a scientific description of how cookies work. An MRI can see those sparkles as dopamine neurons light up in response …

The Easy Secret to Making Yourself Better at Anything | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I'm a big believer in self-reflection, and I'm all about finding ways to make things (including myself!) better whenever possible. The reality is, none of us are perfect. Whether it's …

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Is working at night bad for you?

How much does working in the small hours harm the mind and body? Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence.<p>In some jobs, working the night shift is unavoidable. There are hospitals to run, planes to fly and shops to keep open as we move towards a 24-hour society. With careful planning and a bit of …

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Leadership

Fan Duel and Draft Kings may have hit the jackpot.<p>Fan Duel and Draft Kings may have hit the jackpot.<p>Even if the proposal passes, it has an uphill …

Why The Best Leaders Are Self-Aware

You can’t be a really effective executive if you’re not fully aware of the effect your actions and personality have on others. It’s that simple. All too often leadership analysis focuses only on results, and not how those results are attained. Which has implications for how long and effectively one …

Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.'s | Inc.com

If you want to be an innovator or an entrepreneur, should you go to business school? At first glance, maybe not: Peter Thiel once said, "Never ever hire an M.B.A.; they will ruin your company." Meanwhile, Scott Cook, founder and leader of Intuit, recently told me, "When M.B.A.'s come to us, we have …

5 Steps To Follow Through On Everything

How exactly do you see through everything you start? (Hint: Much of success lies in what you do before you start.)<p>It’s creeping up on February. The gym crowds have thinned–in quantity, not in body mass index. That meditation DVD you picked up is still in its shrink wrap. And, if you’re like more …

The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, my friend Bill said, "Perry I've got a million-dollar idea for you. There's just one catch: If you sell a million dollars, you have to give $10,000 to my favorite charity."<p>"OK Bill, you're on," I said. He insisted I was …

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, speaking at influential industry trade shows and conferences positions your products and services center stage, exactly where you want your brand to be.<p>When done right, showcasing your brand in a dynamic presentation …

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Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wanted to be a rock star in the 1960s. The “rock star” career path of this decade seems to be entrepreneurship.<p>As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week gets underway today, several metrics show that both the number of …

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other day I read an interesting book called <i>Entrepreneurial DNA</i>, by Joe Abraham, the founder of BOSI Global, an operating partner to venture-backed and owner-operated companies. The book is based on Joe’s study of over 1,000 …

Half of angel investors regret investments they made this year (survey)

Angel investors invest approximately $20 billion into 60,000 companies a year, but a recent survey shows that 46% regretted making an investment in 2013.<p>The data comes from Worthworm, a company that uses analytics to “take the guess work” out of “premoney” startup valuations. It designed its tools …

Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

If you want to retire in style, you’d better know the numbers. We have some formulas that will provide them.<p>The objective here is to steer you to wiser investments and give you some insights about what will happen to your assets and liabilities over time. The formulas are not complicated. They all …

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The gentle art of cracking passwords

<b>On the internet, the most popular colour is blue, at least when it comes to passwords.</b><p>If you are wondering why, it is largely because so many popular websites and services (Facebook, Twitter and Google to name but three) use the colour in their logo. That has a subtle impact on the choices people …

Essential Management Book: Extreme Programming Explained by Kent Beck | Inc.com

Kent Beck, who created extreme programming, or XP, as a team-based methodology for producing high-quality software, was surprised to find his ideas embraced by nontechnical managers as well. “People would tell me that their salespeople started to pair up,” says Beck, referring to the XP practice of …

5 Reasons Why Most People Never Discover Their Purpose | Inc.com

<i>"The deepest form of despair is to choose to be another than himself."</i> Soren Kierkegaard<p>After my last post on How to Know if You're Working (and Living) with Purpose, I had the opportunity to hear from a handful of readers about their fear that the path they've chosen isn't the right one.<p>We are …

5 Essential Ingredients to Doing What You Love For a Living

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I decided to leave my own corporate job years ago to pursue the culinary arts, I couldn’t think much further than doing what I love on a daily basis: cooking. But it soon became clear to me that leaving the safety of one career to …