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Sony Xperia Z2 review: worth every penny

Software<p>Less of a treat is the software running <i>beneath</i> that glass. Our problem isn’t with the underlying foundation of Android 4.4.2, which is just …

5 New Income Streams Anyone Can Create

If money were water, your income would be the fresh mountain spring… the source of your spending power. This income "stream" could be your answer to …

Investments Archives

With the popularity and value of the Bitcoin on the rise, it is causing many individuals to want to learn more about it. What is it? Bitcoin is a …

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life | Inc.com

What does it take to be successful in life? There's no simple answer, but history has shown that there are practices that can maximize your chances of a productive, happy life.<p>Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be …

Self-improvement

Earn less than $229,000? Great news

Not everyone is affected by the new, higher tax rates.<p>Legislation enacted last year raised the maximum federal income tax rates on capital gains and …

Retirement

How well can you multitask? This test shows if you’re a ‘supertasker’

Only two percent of people can play Angry Birds, answer texts, and listen to NPR all at once without breaking a sweat. The rest of us can hardly multitask at all.<p>“The ninety-eight per cent of us…tend to overrate our ability to multitask,” claims University of Utah professor David Strayer. But in a …

15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings | Inc.com

Monday mornings are the most critical time of the workweek, as they set the stage for the day and week ahead.<p>"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of</i> …

Time Management

Are Valuations Really Too High?

<i>Below is the May 10th “Thoughts from the Frontline” newsletter, republished in full.</i><p>The older I get and the more I research and study, the more convinced I become that one of the more important traits of a good investor or businessman is not simply to come up with the right answer but to be able to …

8 Conversational Habits That Kill Credibility | Inc.com

Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth. Based upon working with the readers of my free weekly newsletter, here are eight verbal habits that immediately mark you as somebody who's either foolish or …

Public Speaking

7 Leadership Lessons Tech CEOs Learned from Their Moms

To celebrate Mother’s Day, check out the lessons these tech leaders learned from their biggest inspirations: their moms.<p>It’s no doubt that the indispensable lessons we’ve learned from our moms are inextricably woven into our daily lives. But for some of Silicon Valley’s top CEOs and founders, it’s …

Leadership

How to Follow Up the Right Way | Inc.com

I once sent a pitch to a former client. I hadn't worked for this client in several months, but she paid well and I was eager to get another piece of business. I was certain I had a proposal she would be interested in. But my contact didn't respond to my first email. Or my second one, a couple of …

Self-improvement

The Only 3 Money Principles You Need To Know

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE</i>: <i>This post is adapted from the Forbes eBook,</i> <b>The Millennial Game Plan</b><b>: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today’s World</b><i>, by Laura Shin. If you’d like to learn more about how exactly to budget, invest and negotiate your salary and raises, the title is available now for download at</i></i> …

How To Use 10 Psychological Theories To Persuade People

Influence your audience without feeling sleazy about it with these tips on social media.<p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are, most of the time, discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more …

Marketing

Be in Charge of Your Own Happiness

In rural parts of India there is a blessing that a mother gives to her daughter on the eve of the daughter's wedding. Holding her daughter's hand the mother says:"Never let any one person be in charge of your happiness."<p>The bride-to-be knows she is being told that she needs to seek, and find, her …

Happiness

How to Be a Better Leader? Love Being a Follower | Inc.com

If you’re the type to focus obsessively on becoming a better leader, then let this quick video from entrepreneur Derek Sivers remind you of the power of followers (if not the universality of dance skills):<p>Sivers isn’t the only leadership thinker out there who is convinced we’re generally a little …

Leadership

An 11-Minute Breathing Exercise For Stronger Abs & A Clearer Mind

After having my first baby, I noticed that my abdomen still looked like I was pregnant or like I had eaten a bit too many muffins.<p>Fast-forward six …

25 Dumb Habits That Are Keeping You in Debt

"A hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt" goes an Italian proverb.<p>You need to take action to tame your debt monster. …

9 Misconceptions About Starting Your Own Business

Question: What is your favorite lie that you've heard about starting your own business?<p>"Not only will you not be your own boss, but more people than ever will have a critical stake in your success, including customers, vendors, and staff. If you think your boss makes unreasonable demands of you …

Small Business

15 Steps Financial Success Plan

The following 15-part series is a do-it-yourself step-by-step guide that will help you improve your finances, reduce your debt, and increase your …

6 Relaxation Tips To Help You Sleep

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Jennifer Nelson:</i><p>Even if you sleep like a baby most nights, you’ve probably had at least the occasional bout of insomnia. Whether it’s that late-night snack that keeps the sandman away, stress or something less sinister, here are six relaxation techniques to try when …

Yes, Your Stress Really Is Rubbing Off On Everyone Around You

If you're not going to stop stressing for your own sake, then at least do it for the sake of others: A new study shows that when you're stressed, it can actually "rub off" on people around you.<p>Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Technische Universität …

Rent or buy a home? This map has the answer

Should you rent or buy a home? Depends on where you live.<p>To help make the decision simpler, RealtyTrac crunched the numbers and created an …

Real Estate