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A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

This One Quality Will Make Managers Line Up To Hire You | Inc.com

Rod Marinelli, the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, said something to this effect: "When recruiting college athletes you have to look into why they are successful. When you enter the pros, your skills are stymied. It becomes less about your abilities and more about how coachable you …

Self-improvement

How to Get Rich: 8 Steps to Make Your First Million Dollars | Inc.com

Many people hope to get rich. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)<p>And while inflation may have changed the standard, for many becoming a millionaire is still a common goal.<p>That goal is clear... but the path to that kind of wealth is often anything but.<p>Then again, maybe it is.<p>The following …

This Founder Believes He Found the Answer for Burnout

GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath says that switching up a routine is a surefire way to get inspired.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success</i> …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders That Display These 3 Powerful Habits | Inc.com

A friend recently told me about a previous company trying to lure him back to his old position. In a moment of crisp clarity, he said he could never go back no matter how enticing the offer.<p>The reason? One toxic leader up in the ivory tower making life miserable for others below. I agreed that my …

Emotional Intelligence

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck …

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail | Inc.com

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane …

Leadership

How a 26-Year-Old Started a Seven-Figure Business From Her Van | Inc.com

We've all heard the stories of young entrepreneurs who start a successful business from their parents' basement. But how do you build a business from inside a van?<p>Mariah Coz knows. She built a seven-figure business in a 35-square-foot van--that's about the size of a small bathroom!--which she …

Small Business

3 Surprising Ways to Unlock Your Creativity

Creativity isn't a skill, it's a state of mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creativity tops the heap. It’s the apex of “21st-century skills,” or those skills considered essential for children to thrive today. It’s the same ability that IBM -- after surveying over …

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises | Inc.com

One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, trials of the startup's offerings, that, if successful, will likely lead to a sale.<p>What is the issue?<p>Because large firms typically …

Startups

4 small things successful people do to see big results

The gap between average people and and the majority of successful people isn’t that significant. While there are some individuals who are born with …

Success

Watch Out for These 10 Unicorns in 2017 | Inc.com

The elusive tech unicorn--a startup worth at least $1 billion--had a lackluster year in 2016 but may stage a comeback in 2017. According to CB Insights, only 42 companies joined the ranks of unicorns in 2016, down from 79 the year before. The number of tech IPOs in 2016 also sank to its lowest …

Startups

Here Are 21 Signs Your Company Has Made It | Inc.com

Is starting your own company worth it? Definitely!<p>Usually, it doesn't work. More startups fail than succeed. Only a small percentage of startups will become unicorns--the rest will be donkeys.<p>But when you do achieve success--creating a profitable, sustainable business--it's remarkable. I've had the …

Startups

9 Journal Apps to Help You Slay Your 2017 Goals

To say we’re a *tad* obsessed with paper journals might be a little bit of an understatement. But as much as we love our precious diaries, carrying around our everyday journal, bullet journal, fitness journal and gratitude journal can sometimes leave our bag feeling more like a high-school backpack …

Apps

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

The New "O" Book Club: 12 Fiction Picks from President Obama

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf<p>President Obama has made it clear over the past 8 years that books are a big part of his life--whether he's shopping on Small Business Saturday or releasing his vacation reading list. (Plus, he did an impressive interview with author Marilynne Robinson, which you …

Isaac Asimov wrote almost 500 books in his lifetime—these are the six ways he did it

If there’s one word to describe Isaac Asimov, it’s “prolific.”<p>To match the number of novels, letters, essays, and other scribblings Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a full-length novel every two weeks for <i>25 years</i>.<p>Why was Asimov able to have so many good ideas when the rest …

Science Fiction

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

<i>This article previously appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>I’ve been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books include <i>How Proust Can Change Your Life</i> (1997), <i>Status Anxiety</i> (2004) …

Emotional Intelligence

Honda's Self Balancing Motorcycle

It seems things are changing in the world of motorcycling. While I have always loved the risky nature of the sport, one cannot fight advancements …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But …

8 tech tips I learned while traveling abroad

<i>Paris, je t'aime</i>.<p>During the week between Christmas and New Years, I was lucky enough to visit the City of Light. It was breathtaking from start to finish, and if you heard reports of a man being dragged kicking and screaming onto a flight leaving Paris, well...<p>The last time I'd been abroad, there …

Apps

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

How to photograph cars like a pro

Do you want to take dramatic photos of the awesome exotic cars you'll find at motor shows? Or perhaps you want to get great shots of your own gorgeous car?<p>Car photography isn't always easy, but if you follow a few simple rules then you'll quickly start to improve your shots. It doesn't take much …

Landscape Photography

Shoot Like a Pro with These 8 Clever Camera Hacks from Photographer Peter McKinnon (VIDEO)

Peter McKinnon is an award-winning Canadian photographer and like many pros he’s often had to rig something up in the field to solve a problem. In …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Interior Design