Ziad Ezzat

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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

If Your Website Doesn't Have This 1 Thing on Every Page, Customers Will Click Away

Fortunately, it's really easy to add and it's a guaranteed increase in leads.<p>Having a website is great and all, but if you haven't built it to lead to more leads, then you are losing out on precious opportunities.<p>Think of your website as a digital business card (because it is). Every single person …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Children Resilient | Inc.com

From social media, virtual reality, the gig economy, crypto-currencies, changes in global balance of power and soon quantum computing, one thing is sure: Our world is changing faster than ever. While all this change is exciting and adrenaline-pumping, it brings with it plenty of stress and …

Gig Economy

Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence | Inc.com

Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the most valuable thing that you can give someone is …

Public Speaking

8 Surprising Things Your Physical Appearance Says About You

Psychology is weird.<p>Everybody judges.<p>Within a few seconds of seeing someone - whether it's on a date or at the grocery store - we decide a number of …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

11 Things Very Successful People Do That 99 Percent of People Don't

Consistency is a big part of succeeding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming wealthy and leaving an impact on the world is not an easy feat. If it were, everyone would go around doing it. At that point, it would not be much of an accomplishment at all.<p>Rather, being …

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

Ready to Start Your First Start-Up? Here are 10 Pieces of Advice from a Self-Made Millionaire | Inc.com

I started my first business at age 13. Over the next eighteen years, I launched six more, with only the final company leading to an acquisition by Salesforce. Throughout my journey, I made about every mistake a young entrepreneur can make and learned a lot of painful lessons in the process.<p>Back …

Entrepreneurship

Launching a New Business? Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes | Inc.com

<i>By Kristin Marquet, is the founder and creative director of Creative Development Agency.</i><p>Launching a new business can be one of the most fulfilling journeys a person can ever undertake. On the other hand, a failed startup can be nothing short of devastating to an owner’s psyche. If you decide to …

Small Business

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. Yes, I know I should have archived important, useful emails. Slapped wrists! <b>Alan</b><p>You may be surprised at how easy it is to delete thousands of Gmail …

Threading

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners Do Every Day | Inc.com

I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as much as you can so that you bring more value to whichever table you are sitting.<p>Information is the strongest currency you own. And your ability to …

Self-improvement

Use This Trick to Get an Amazing Memory

If you’ve ever watched someone memorize and recite back a string of numbers or a long list of words and thought, “I wish I could do that,” we’ve got …

The Brain

Before You Quit Your Job To Start a Business, Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

For quite some time, entrepreneurship and running a business has been all the rage. And now, you're thinking about testing the waters.<p>Maybe you already have a full-time job and there's an idea that's been on your mind and you're curious if it will work. You wonder if you should quit your job to try …

Small Business

The Most Useful Life Skill Only Takes 1 Second to Learn (and It Will Instantly Change Your Life) | Inc.com

My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can take less than a second to have a mental shift, that mental shift can have huge ripple effects over the …

Self-improvement

In Case You Were Wondering: A Sex Therapist Shares the 7 Most Asked Questions

Sex is hardly as taboo as it once was, but for many couples, talking about their wants and needs can still be awkward or uncomfortable. "If you can't …

High Blood Pressure

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

grumpy

7 Daily Habits Extremely Successful People Swear By

Start doing these now.<p>How do you become an uber-rich mogul in the vein of Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey? Well, it might help to emulate the way they …

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

Notepads

9 Little Habits That Make You a Better Decision Maker

Knowing how to make good decisions—like what to wear to a job interview or how to invest your money—could be the key to living your best life. And …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

Is Texting Cheating? Let Us Break It Down for You

Technology can be amazing at times, but it can also put you in some tricky situations, especially if you’re in a relationship. Which brings us to the …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today | Inc.com

According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run their day-to-day operations.<p>Whoa!<p>That is an amazing fact to consider, especially when compared to how few tools …

Small Business

Free Bootstrap 4 Landing Page for Startups and Small Business - Freebie No. 25

Landing pages are one page templates built to showcase a product or service and generally contain the product features, user testimonials as well as …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement