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25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

5 Tips For Having A Perfect Business Meeting

Oh, the dreaded business meeting. The bane of all business people’s day. They sit there on your calendar, taunting you, telling you your work will soon be interrupted so you can go and sit in a conference room for an hour and maybe come away with a few minor productive takeaways.<p>Like lambs to the …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

How to attract students to economics

Labour market outcomes vary dramatically by college major (see, for example, Kirkebøen et al. 2015). Indeed, wage differences between some majors are …

3 factors that drive leadership success

After analyzing data from more than 15,000 interviews with CEOs and other business leaders, executives from management consulting company ghSMART …

How to get people to remember you at networking events

If you want to make sure the guy you spent 15 minutes schmoozing with at last month’s office happy hour doesn’t fumble for your name the next time he …

Why time flies as we get older

How did it get so late so soon?<p>It’s night before it’s afternoon.<p>December is here before it’s June.<p>My goodness how the time has flewn.<p>How did it get …

The Brain

Which Is More Important: Sleep or Exercise?

It’s the crack of dawn, and the alarm goes off. Time to get in that run (or yoga class or weight session) before the day begins. Only problem? You’re</i> …

Shop Once, Eat for a Week

10 simple-to-make meals that fight fat, build muscle, and save you time -- all for less than 50 bucks<p>You might not use the terms "pizza box" and "serving dish" interchangeably, but if you're like most guys, you probably could. That's because 64 percent of men spend little or no time on meal …

Food

The Mechanics of Preventing Procrastination

A new study finds that thinking about far-off events in terms of days, rather than years, makes people get started sooner.<p>Procrastination is, in essence, stealing from yourself. The reason goals are so hard to reach, many psychologists think, is because each person believes they are really two …

Procrastination

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

10 best business apps for Android

Business apps are a tough subject. There are a variety of variables to consider. That may include team size, business size, how well the app scales to demand, and tons of other stuff. Some apps are great for huge teams while others do better for business people individually. Some businesses are …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

9 key qualities all successful people share

Some successful people make serious money. Other successful people focus less on money and more on living the way they want to live. Other successful …

What you should know before you invest in stocks

Most financial experts agree that the best time to start investing in stocks is when you're young and have time to wait out the downturns and take …

How to save money: 54 great personal finance tips

Saving money is hard without a plan. Below, the best tips on how to save money from experts and media around the world.<p><b>Saving for special …

10 Essential Apps for Managing Your Finances on iPhone and iPad

<b>2. Bills for iPad ($0.99) - Ideal for those wanting the extra screen space given to an iPad app, Bills lets you control the amount you spend each</b> …

Personal Finance

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

Study Skills

Why Your Memory Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)

Human memory is quirky, complicated, and unreliable. Even when we think we're remembering everything accurately, chances are things have gotten …

The Brain

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

University of California

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …