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The potential $1,181 tax hike no one is talking about

<b>Can you imagine a politician advocating massive tax increases that hit the poorest hardest and provide a disincentive to work? That's effectively</b> …

31 Executives Share Their Daily Habits for Success

While connections, intellect, and drive all can help a person succeed, consistency is key as well. Just as high-achieving athletes use discipline to win, business people who do the right things day after day are primed for excellence. Here are the daily habits 30 successful executives rely on to …

Software

Opinion: Legendary investor Crispin Odey goes to cash as stocks are ‘overextended’

One of Europe’s most brilliant investment managers is warning of a new global financial crisis on the horizon and has moved a huge chunk of his …

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain | Inc.com

Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and least understood organ in your whole body. But in these fascinating TED Talks, …

The Brain

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

London School of Economics

How to Get Rich Slowly

<b>Do you want to be a Millionaire?</b><p><b>Sure you do, why not. $1,000,000 is a nice amount of money -- even at 5 percent interest in retirement, it's enough to drop $50,000 into your bank account each year to supplement whatever else you may have coming in. So let's agree that it's nice to have a Million</b> …

7 Things Really Successful People Always Do Each Morning

Each morning is filled with the unknown. It could be your best day yet or, perhaps, the worst. You do have a fair amount of say in which way the day actually goes. That is, provided you are proactive in your approach.<p>Really successful people don’t achieve their goals by accident. They work hard to …

Success

You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently I wrote a general overview, similarly titled, of the steps someone can put in place to lay the foundation for an automated business that might give you the ability to create seven-figure revenues, without the need for employees. …

Marketing

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far enough.<p>So here’s a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people …

Entrepreneurship

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 23 percent of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from anywhere you like, the following tools will help keep …

7 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Life Right Now

Possibly more than any other single factor, your mindset determines your success.<p>Internal dialogue--the ongoing conversation we all have with our mindset--is the driving force behind every success story, and also behind every failure.<p>The difference between who you are and who you want to be stems …

Self-improvement

17 Simple Habits That Will Make You Look More Professional

<i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's a story from about 15 years ago. I was traveling from Seattle to Yakima for work, …

Self-awareness

7 Time Management Mistakes That Are a Complete Waste of Time

For most of us, it seems there's never enough time in the day. We all have the same 24 hours, so why is it that some people achieve so much more than others?<p>The answer lies in good time management. High achievers know how to use their time effectively, and they avoid the common mistakes that most …

Time Management

Texting drivers: Police support device that could stop people sending SMS messages while behind the wheel

Victoria Police supports the idea of an invention that blocks drivers from texting.<p>Inspector Bernie Rankin from the Major Collision Investigation …

This Small Change to Your Work Routine Will Make You Happier

Everyone wants to be happier, and there are plenty of ways to accomplish that goal, from spending some serious time with a shrink to a five-minute meditation practice. But perhaps the simplest way to enhance your happiness at work is simply to change <i>where</i> you work.<p>That's one possible takeaway of …

Loneliness

These Are The New Rules of Work

Forget everything you’ve always known about work. The rules have changed.<p>Work is increasingly both everywhere and nowhere–more deeply embedded in our lives than ever before, but disappearing as a discrete activity.<p>The old rules of work applied to an economy of factories and offices, a world of …

Up Next: The Greatest Era of Entrepreneurship and Small Business The World Has Ever Seen

Six game-changing forces are driving a new era of entrepreneurship and opportunity globally. How many of them are you tapping into?<p>There's a raging debate about the future of small business. On one side is a mountain of data that indicates entrepreneurship is slowing. On the other side is the …

North Carolina coast: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants

With its white beaches, warm sea and crab shacks, the North Carolina coast rivals the Caribbean. Douglas Rogers picks its most alluring resorts, plus great places to eat and sleep<p>When my wife and I moved from New York to Virginia three years ago, one of the first things we noticed was an unusual …

North Carolina

Spacehus sets a new standard for energy efficient homes

Sweden’s building design saves energy, but is the British construction industry ready to innovate? Gordon Miller visits a pioneering development in the UK<p>The housing crisis is Britain is not just one of a shortage of homes. Our housing stock is among the oldest and coldest in Europe and the cost of …

Housing

The USA's best rail journeys

If you’re after glorious sunsets, jaw-dropping landscapes and unique cultural encounters, try one of these USA train routes for size. Eleanor Ross …

DJ Carl Cox on Nin’s Bin seafood caravan, New Zealand

I ride motorcyles and tour all over the place – I love hitting the road with a few friends. One of my favourite places to ride is through the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand’s South Island. One journey I’ve done every year for seven years is taking the ferry from Wellington to Picton and then …

New Zealand

Great American road trips: Trip of a Lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive. Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

New Research On Appetite-Suppressing Bacteria Could Help Fight Obesity

Scientists already know that different kinds of gut bacteria -- those microbes inside our GI tracts that don't share our DNA yet are oh-so-integral to our health -- play crucial roles in breaking down our food, producing some vitamins and keeping harmful microbes at bay. For people struggling with …

Crush All Your Goals With the 6-Month Rule | Inc.com

While I was studying jazz composition and performance at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, a weathered professor taught me a valuable lesson. With the wisdom of a Tibetan monk, this sage jazz cat whispered to me with understated confidence, "What you learn today, you'll play in six months."<p>He …

The Brain

Cold homes 'causing more respiratory illness in England than Sweden'

Poorly-insulated homes mean a larger proportion of people in England are ending up in hospital than in Sweden - where winters are much colder, says Friends of the Earth<p>Cold homes lead to many more people in England than Sweden ending up in hospital with breathing problems, despite England’s much …

Radiation Therapy

If the guy who called the top in the Japanese economy is right, then China faces a hard landing

Traders and central bankers all over the world will be hanging on the decision, because it will inform the amount of stimulus (rate and RRR cuts) likely over the year ahead as the PBOC manages the growth rate.<p>However, it's all a moot point according to Roy Smith, the former Goldman Sachs partner …

Boiling point: redesigning the kettle for the 21st century

When Nils Chudy came up with the idea of redesigning the domestic kettle just over a year ago he was struck by how little this vital organ of all kitchens had altered over the years. “Five thousand images, all of the same kettle. Bit of a different shape or bit of a different colour or bit of a …

Kitchens

The Surprising Impact of 'Mountaineer's Guide to Death and Disaster'

The longtime editor of the American Alpine Club's annual report is retiring.<p>Every August, a slim, soft-cover book titled<i>Accidents in North American Mountaineering</i> arrives in the mailboxes of the 15,000 members of the American Alpine Club—the national representative group for climbers and mountain …

Why was Newman handing out billions to an Indian coal mining company that didn't need it?

The Newman government was handing an Indian billionaire billions of dollars of taxpayer money for literally – <i>literally –</i> no reason.<p>During the recent state election, both the LNP and Labor in Queensland broadly supported the Carmichael coal project by Indian mining giant Adani. The key difference …

Australia

Psychologists Say Doing These 7 Activities Will Make You Happier

Psychology research shows that happy people make more money, perform better at work, live longer, and have better marriages than everyone else.<p>But the causes of happiness are elusive — philosophers have been trying to figure it out for thousands of years.<p>Over the past few decades psychological …