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The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

Deep in the Desert, the Hyperloop Comes to Life

When the hyperloop first sparked a frenzy in 2013, it was just an Elon Musk Big Idea—very exciting, maybe possible, definitely hard to believe. Now, …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

How are Japanese women so slim?

Ever wondered how Japanese women can eat a variety of foods, skip out on intense exercise and still look slim? I’ll share with you three concepts I …

The Ultimate Guide to O'ahu

Called “The Gathering Place,” O'ahu is home to Honolulu (Hawaii’s largest city and capital) and two-thirds of the state’s population. With an …

Your Resume Is Worthless Because You're Not Mentioning This 1 Thing (It's Not A Skill) | Inc.com

I've been saying this for a while now, and usually my perspective is rooted in this belief that having a personal brand is far more valuable than a sheet of paper that says where you went to college and what other jobs you've previously held.<p>But ever since I started my own company, Digital Press, …

Employment

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

What Happened When I Went On 28 Tinder Dates in 28 Days

News<p>28 back-to-back Tinder dates? Horrifying and eye-opening in equal measure...<p>Look, everyone's tried Tinder at some point, but what's it like to</i> …

Women prefer being single - because relationships are hard work, research suggests

Women prefer the single life to men because they put the work in, new research suggests.<p>Data from a survey carried out by consumer analysts Mintel shows that 61 percent of single women are happy with their relationship status compared to 49 percent of single men.<p>The study also showed that 75 …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mental Health

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

10 Things You Believe That Are Holding You Back From Success (and What to Do Instead) | Inc.com

Beliefs. You've acquired them through your interactions with society, whether it was through your childhood experiences, education, relationships, entertainment or work. They're engraved in your mind. And often difficult to change.<p>But are they holding you back from success?<p>Chances are, the answer …

Self-improvement

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …

Psychology

Oprah Winfrey says her 'secret to success' lies in a single question

The secret, she explained, is "the power of service." But you have to hear her out or risk believing she thinks success equals serving others.<p>Rather, she goes on to recall how, when she asserted that she'd "only do shows that were in alignment with [her] truth," she became truly successful. She …

Motivation

From Prison to $700,000 Online: The Extraordinary Story of Lawrence Aponte | Inc.com

After spending more than six years in a Florida prison, the first thing Lawrence Aponte did upon his release was look for a job.<p>He found one shucking and packing oysters at a seafood warehouse for a whopping $7 an hour. Never mind that Aponte is allergic to shellfish and would leave work every day …

Entrepreneurship

My best friend dumped me. But it changed the way I view friendships forever

When I sat down to dinner with my close friend of 21 years at our favourite Italian restaurant, I was anticipating our usual genial get-together: two-parts laughs, one-part profound soul-baring. Despite being four years younger than me, Louise* was like the older sister I never had.<p>Wise, clever and …

Steve Jobs and the Profound Question That Will Transform Your Career | Inc.com

At the conclusion of his last major public presentation, Steve Jobs paused and said, "It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that make our hearts sing."<p>I believe that turning Jobs' observation into a question will transform your career or …

Entrepreneurship

Here Are the Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To | Inc.com

There's a reason that podcasts are such a fast-growing medium. They're timely, convenient--perfect length for commuting--and usually free, like a radio station you program for yourself.<p>Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it--politics, sports, history, music, …

Self-improvement

This Sentence Will Help Guide Your Career

What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe the entirety of that vision in just a few words. Not so easy, right?<p>This is a topic that …

Employment

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

All Work, No Play? Say No Way With 10 Free eBooks.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with TradePub so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Just because work is an important part of life, it shouldn't monopolize your entire existence. Give yourself the well-deserved …

Happiness

9 Signs That You're An Ambivert

I’m sure you’ve been asked many times whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it’s an easy choice, but for most of us, it’s difficult to choose one way or the other.<p>It’s hard to choose because the introvert/extrovert dichotomy reflects a tired and outdated view of personality. …

Psychology

19 Things That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution has you planning to lift more, run more, or sweat more, chances are, you’re looking to do it in the most efficient and …

Exercise

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

The Key to Work-Life Balance? Integration of Those 2 Concepts.

Want to change into Lycra tights and take a 5-mile bike ride at lunch? That's absolutely fine, if it helps you produce brilliant work that afternoon.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The realities of maintaining a work-life balance have always been challenging. But, <i>better</i> …

Work-life Balance

12 Apps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you need a little help to keep your resolutions this year, consider these apps.<p>Many of us make resolutions to improve our lives, but following through on those promises is notoriously difficult. Thankfully there are hundreds of apps that can help keep us on track. Here’s a rundown of some of the …

Apps