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Does Johann Hari Agree with me that 'Addiction' is a Fiction? This may surprise you - Mail Online

I’m watching with interest the largely positive reviews which Johann Hari’s new book on drugs ('Chasing the Scream')is collecting, compared with the …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Quirky Cooking

Seven employment myths bosses shouldn’t fall for

With a string of businesses recently hit with fines for underpaying or incorrectly paying staff, its important business owners know their rights and …

The Workplace

20 Unusual Things 20 Successful People Do Every Day | Inc.com

All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success.<p>Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more conventional businesses. For variety, I've also included a restaurateur and celebrity …

3 Tips for Networking the Right Way | Inc.com

Networking. Don’t you hate networking? Just the sound of the word makes my skin crawl. If you think networking can feel forced and insincere you aren't alone. But for many, it's a necessary evil.<p>Here are three behaviors to always avoid:<p><b>1. Don’t cold call/cold email.</b> Here's a little secret from my …

Networking

12 Habits of Really Successful People (‘Mad Men’ Edition) | Inc.com

Years go by, fashion changes, but the things that really successful people do each day are timeless.<p>Here's a case in point: <i>Mad Men</i>, the hit television show about the partners and employees in a 1960s advertising agency, which aired its last episode in 2015.<p>I've written before about how the real …

7 Ways to Lose Friends and Your Influence at Work | Inc.com

My dad worked in sales his entire life. He started as a manufacturer's rep and ended up working as a car salesman in his twilight years. Growing up, I remember how he would talk about Dale Carnegie, the book author and sales guru who died in 1955.<p>Carnegie became famous because his books changed how …

7 Things Great Leaders Always Do (but Mere Managers Always Fear) | Inc.com

When I think about the difference between <i>great leaders</i> and <i>mere managers</i>, I think back to a day when I put my foot in my mouth.<p>I was working as a lawyer for a giant government bureaucracy then. One of my bosses had a fancy title, but everyone referred to him simply as a "manager." One day, he was …

11 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Team to Embrace Change | Inc.com

<i>"When you're finished changing, you're finished."</i><p>Ben Franklin may not have been an entrepreneur by trade, but his words echo today more than ever before. This is the fastest-changing communications and technology landscape we've ever been in. Twenty years ago, you probably didn't have an email …

Motivation

Public Speaking: 8 Bad Habits That Ruin Good Presentations | Inc.com

I recently came across a fantastic article by the sales consultant and trainer Colleen Francis about common presentation mistakes that salespeople make in front of customers. As I read it, I realized that much of her advice applied to ALL presentations.<p>In particular, she identified in the article a …

Public Speaking

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

We've all had moments like these. You're facing stress, frustration, and what seems like an insurmountable business problem. You feel overwhelmed, and you don't know what to do. The ancient practice of yoga can help--even if you never do a single pose or even get up from your desk.<p>"Yoga is much …

How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Divorce | Inc.com

"Daddy, you have on your business face. I can't talk to you when you're looking like that."<p>When entrepreneur Tim Askew sat down to dinner, part of him wasn't there. And his wife and daughter knew it. So Askew, a former Broadway actor, tried to fake it. Though his brain was still churning with …

Entrepreneurship

Denzel Washington On Dreams & Goals

Dynamic duos: How these husband and wife teams make it work

Kylie and Jarrod Bishop. Source: Supplied<p><b>With around 70% of Australian businesses family-owned and operated, it’s no surprise that many of the small</b> …

Small Business

10 Habits Of The Filthy Rich

Gary McKeown of Empire Events and founder of Life Lasting Success shares the 10 most common traits of the extremely rich that he has noticed in his …

Self-improvement

How to Install Raised Garden Beds

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