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Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options | Inc.com

I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default signature.<p>When I'm not busy expressing my gratitude for absolutely nothin'? I go with a standard …

Handy

Why You Should Work Your Day Job While Starting a Business | Inc.com

It's one or the other: you're either an entrepreneur or an employee.<p>A workaholic that executes brilliant ideas in your garage, or a play-by-the-rules corporate employee that conforms to societal norms.<p>Right?<p>It's easy to slap a label onto ourselves and place everything into neat little boxes to make …

Small Business

Tesla Model 3 could set the charging standard for electric vehicles

Electric vehicles and charging infrastructure always had a ‘chicken and egg’ problem. What comes first? The electric vehicles or the charging stations. As with most things, the truth lies between the two. Both the global EV fleet and charging networks have grown side-by-side.<p>But it has led to …

How IoT is powering transportation beyond the connected car

The transportation industry is experiencing a digital revolution. Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are showing up in everything from our cars to our homes to our cities. IoT is affecting the entire transportation industry — everything from cars, to boats, to even the way we insure these …

5 Planners That Will Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet | Inc.com

As we approach the new year, many entrepreneurs are reflecting on the last 12 months and looking for ways to more efficiently reach their goals in 2017. There are plenty of apps that will help you increase your productivity, but there's just something about good old-fashioned pen and paper that …

Productivity

If you want someone you meet to remember you forever, do these 6 things

Leaving a lasting impression on someone you've just met isn't easy, but it isn't impossible.<p>With the right words and actions, almost anyone can create a captivating presence.<p>To help you figure out how to do this, we looked at answers posted on Quora in response to the question "How do I become more …

What you should talk about on a first date, according to research

Research has shown that certain conversation topics have a higher likelihood of leading to a second date.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

How to be human: how do I find emotional intimacy without a relationship?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <i>askleah@theverge.com</i> <i>and</i></i> …

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Why people under 35 aren't investing

A Gallup Poll indicates that fewer than half of all households led by people who are 35 or younger own any equity funds or stocks.<p>What that tells me is that young people are not putting money aside for their future. What are they going to do when they reach retirement? This question scares the …

Tony Robbins shares the first — and worst — investments he ever made

But the 2008 financial crisis prompted Robbins, whose net worth is estimated at nearly half a billion dollars, to turn his focus to helping other people build theirs.<p>"I realized I had unique access to some of the smartest financial people in the world," says Robbins. "And I thought, what if I could …

4 Ways to Start Your Online Dating Conversation Without It Being Awkward AF

The best e-intros make a connection right away.<p>Dating mastermind Matthew Hussey shows you how to get a guy's attention on the first try.<p><b>1. "Are you really [X]??"</b> Asking him about his interests will get him, well, interested in you. Try "Are you really into salsa dancing?" Or say, "Did you really …

These 3 Lists Can Help Singles Find a Great Mate

Accomplishing any goal is usually a step by step process, starting with gaining clarity about just<br>what we want. Yet too many people do not give the …

Self-Acceptance

15 Habits to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year | Inc.com

In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times when you need to be mentally sharp, to make good decisions fast.<p>In those times …

Self-improvement

5 Insignificant Habits That Are Holding You Back From Success

The habits holding us back from the level of success are so small we may find them seemingly insignificant. Our roadblocks to the next level are …

Maybe You Don’t Know What Love Is

We sit silently. My friend stares deeply into her empty glass, occasionally shuffling the ice around with her straw. “Wow,” she says. I sit and wait …

Relationships

5 Things Every Guy Needs To Remember About The One Who Got Away

For the most part, we all have at least one. At least one person whose memory is so deeply embedded into our psyche that he or she invades more …

Nation

SOME 1,500 Malaysian companies have investments totalling RM11.46bil in Asean, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.<p>“Malaysia is among the …

Asia

What is the morning routine of successful people?

The most successful people are known for their high level of productivity. Their ability to manage people, situations and take quick decisions, …

My Simple Trick for Making More Money | Inc.com

I've always been open about leading my entrepreneurial pursuits with passion instead of strictly hustling for money. I turned my last agency into a multi-million dollar company before burning out and selling my stake to take a much-needed break and explore new passions. What I've found is that I …

Find Out the "Type of Woman" You Were Meant to Love!

In the previous HP article, we discussed how to find out "the type of man you were meant to love." For men, we now discuss the type of woman you were meant to love.<p>Have you ever said to a friend, "She's such a fabulous woman! She has lots of the qualities I love about my mother. I'm sure she'd make …

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

Positive Strategies to Avoid Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

5 Positive Strategies<p>Research suggests that happy people are more likely to have positive relationships with family, friends, and colleagues; to …

Foldable BBQ Box

It’s been a tough day. The tent instructions were a joke, your back hurts, and Mother Nature has essentially hazed you for six hours straight. Now that you’ve been initiated into this whole camping thing, it’s time to <b>make your stomach into a happy camper.</b> This conveniently compact <b>Foldable BBQ Box</b> …

How to Attract What You Desire -- Tips From a World-Leading Dating Expert

<i>The Laws of Attraction state what you feel, how you think, the thoughts you pour your energy into and focus on, you become.</i><p>How do some of us find ourselves knee-deep in a world we despise?<p>It's because we created it on our own.<p>Take it from someone who's seen rejection and failure one too many times …

3 Ways Your Unconscious Mind May Be Keeping You Single

Many people are consciously and happily single. But if you <i>are</i> interested in finding a mate, consider these unconscious factors which may be affecting …

Bumble: Dating app puts first move into hands of women

A free mobile dating app is helping to connect singles in a new way.<p>It's called Bumble, and much like Tinder, it uses Facebook profiles to create an …

11 Perks Of Dating A Girl Who’s A Bitch

I’m a bitch, and it’s the best. I’m the one all my friends go to for advice because they know I don’t sugarcoat anything. I don’t bother trying to be …

The Art of Small Talk: Why Talented Leaders Excel At This

<i>By: Cindy Wahler</i><p><i>(Image Source: Barrel)</i><p>Small talk is one of the most underrated leadership skills. Yet, if you can excel at this type of banter it can really serve to establish and build your career as a successful leader. Achievement of your goals and objectives is very much dependent upon your …