Zaheen Nanji

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What the Hospitals of the Future Look Like

The sprawling institutions we know are radically changing—becoming smaller, more digital, or disappearing completely. The result should be cheaper and better care.<p>The days of the hospital as we know it may be numbered.<p>In a shift away from their traditional inpatient facilities, health-care …

Health Care

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

How to stop getting in your own way

Recently, I was sitting with a group of leaders who were discussing how difficult it can be to talk about what matters most, particularly when others don't share your view. One woman who had been quiet for quite some time broke her silence and said, "Perhaps we don't share what is really important …

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

10 Principles for Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

Dealing with change can suck on any battlefield. Here are 10 principles for success.<p>It wasn't long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today's more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects …

Fail Fast to Get Better Faster

Some people are getting to where they are going much faster than others. You see this in your job, in your business, and even in your personal life. …

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

3 WAYS TO CREATE BRILLIANT PERSISTENCE SO YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Albert Einstein once said, “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”<p>Einstein, considered by many to be the greatest …

3 WAYS TO REGAIN AUTONOMY AND BE THE BOSS OF YOU

Throughout your life, many people have tried to shape your values and tell YOU what to believe, what to think, and what you should hold dear. Most, …

Forget 'Type A' — if you want to be successful, look at people who are 'Type R'

When life throws you a curveball—a setback at work, a job loss, or a painful event in your personal life—how do you react?<p>If you use the experience as an opportunity to get smarter, stronger, and better prepared for your next move, you may already be what co-authors Ama Marston and Stephanie …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership | Inc.com

After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his career journey, he left us with a masterful lesson in leadership. Openly admitting to what he …

Leadership

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership | Inc.com

Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the biggest leadership challenges.<p>Who better to know that than Daniel Coyle, …

Tesla

A Practical Guide to Achieving Any Goal and Living Beyond Fear | Inc.com

Life is not meant to be easy.<p>There are seemingly infinite constraints (e.g., genetic and environmental) stopping you from being and living as you wish.<p>However, the primary obstacles stopping you from being and living how you want are:<p>The lack of trust you have <i>from</i> yourself and others<br>• Your emotional …

Self-improvement

Stress Leads to Bad Decisions. Here’s How to Avoid Them

A senior sales executive I’ll call Daniela was frustrated. She’d been working on delegating more to her team. To her dismay, many were struggling to take on the levels of freedom she’d offered — even though they’d asked for more responsibility. Exasperated, she vented to me, “I thought delegating …

Weeknight Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

Use rotisserie and leftover chicken to save time for dinner tonight with the recipes from the Food Network.<p>Spiced Couscous and Chicken<p>Whip up this …

20+ Hearty Acorn Squash Recipes Perfect For Fall and Winter

You've probably cooked plenty of butternut squash recipes, but what about when you want to try out something new? Enter the acorn squash. When cooked properly, acorn squash has a mellow sweetness and a rich texture that lends itself to a litany of other ingredients and flavors, like maple syrup and …

Healthy Eating

6 Healthy Taco Bowls That Don’t Involve A Deep Fried Shell

Love the fusion of flavors in taco bowls but hate the whole deep-fried shell thing? Yeah, we’re right there with you, which is why we set out to find healthy taco bowl recipes that won’t leave you feeling bloated.<p>(Pick up some healthier habits, weight loss tips, clean recipes and more by signing up …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

11 Powerful Mantras for Those Who’ve Lost Motivation

Do you ever feel like you have nothing left to give to a project or task? Maybe you’ve been working on a book, a new business or even a relationship, …

Motivation

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals) | Inc.com

The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing others. To maximize your ability to navigate social, political, …

Emotional Intelligence

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Pedagogy

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

Prioritizing these three things will improve your life — and maybe even save it

VANCOUVER — Want to live longer, enjoy life more and actually find that elusive happiness?<p>Among the dozens of big ideas shared this week at the international TED conference — from a robot that could outperform students on college exams to an ultraviolet light that could kill superbugs — were some …

Happiness

Map Your Mindset

I've completed my radiation treatments. Wohoo! I'm now a breast cancer survivor so all the treatments are done - chemotherapy and radiation is done. …

Breast Cancer

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals | Inc.com

Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little burst of motivation and inspiration.<p>Here are fifty of …

Motivation

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour.’

When George Shultz was secretary of state in the 1980s, he liked to carve out one hour each week for quiet reflection. He sat down in his office with a pad of paper and pen, closed the door and told his secretary to interrupt him only if one of two people called:<p>“My wife or the president,” Shultz …

Ronald Reagan

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

3 Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

How to lead without being a boss and how to be productive without getting everything done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity isn't about getting <i>more</i> done, but about getting <i>what matters most</i> done. With this in mind, here are three habits productive leaders do …

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of this kind of worrying at least some of the …

Self-help