Adrian Valera

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Infographic: Why you should show loyal customers some love

Developing a long-term relationship with customers can be a beautiful thing.<p>If a consumer loves your product and feels appreciated by your …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or yourself, for that matter — reset and restart your mindset before you eat again. It’s what Tiffiny …

Fitness

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound …

AI and Automation In The Logistic Systems

Implementation of <b>Artificial Intelligence</b> and <b>Automation</b> within SCM sector in unison are expected to raise the productivity margin to a whole new level …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

How Blockchain May Benefit Stagnant Markets Like Transportation

Blockchain's smart contracts may help create a faster, more efficient shipping process.<p>Declining markets are typically those in which annual industry revenue steadily decreases due to the saturation of a market, a decline in the market size, or the introduction of technology or a product that acts …

45 Simple Strategies That Will Boost Your Productivity As A Writer

As writers, we are always looking for ways to improve our output. We resort to many ways to keep us motivated, writing and ensuring workflow.<p>There …

Productivity

This is why all your meetings are disasters

Meetings have a bad reputation, and it’s not unwarranted. Sixty-five percent of senior managers said meetings keep them from completing their own …

Productivity

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Time Management

6 scientific ways to improve your memory

If you met me in real life, you'd know that I have an <i>awful</i> short-term memory. Since I practically never know where I've stashed important items (I swear my keys have invisible legs) and am constantly forgetting the names of people I just met, I've taken to keeping a planner on me at all times so I …

26 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever | Inc.com

A mobile device loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay informed, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen high achievers are using every day.<p>Mosaic (Free for iOS and Android)<p>"Steven Sodebergh's new app is the best entertainment experience I've …

Apps

Things vs OmniFocus vs Todoist: A Comparison of the Best GTD and Productivity Apps

Here is a comparison of the top three productivity apps (Things vs OmniFocus vs Todoist) to help you decide which is the best fit.In another article, …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Writing Productivity: 19 Tips to Increase Your Business Blog Output

lil_foot_ / Pixabay<p>Writing productivity is crucial when it comes to creating a successful business blog.<p>Not everyone is a writer. For a business …

How to Become an Einstein or Da Vinci: 4 Steps to Mastering Your Craft | Inc.com

There's no denying it--watching people do what they're good at is fun. From chess players to basketball players, we not only enjoy seeing others excel, but often we will pay to see them do so up close. The skill! The finesse! The mastery!<p>What we see demonstrated by champions of all industries and …

Self-improvement

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be | Inc.com

You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler when she throws the 87th tantrum of the day. And …

Happiness

The Pareto Principle Can Save You Time And Help You Achieve Your Goals

Not many things are as frustrating as wasting time. What's even more infuriating is not knowing where and when you're spinning your wheels, whether …

7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Sexual Harassment

How to Spend the First 30 Minutes of Your Day to Maximize Productivity

How you spend your morning makes or breaks your day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we often work late into the night, only to roll out of bed the next morning, picking up where we left off. One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires | Inc.com

Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your environment, but you can control what you get done. And more than that, you can learn from others …

Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

Google has opened its trove of management processes to one and all, for free. It might not feel that surprising — after all, Google has created plenty of free tools for the world to use, from internet search to email. Management tools may not seem that different. And it also follows Google’s many …

3 Easy Exercises That Will Make You Mentally Stronger in Just 5 Minutes | Inc.com

Whether you're tempted to skip the gym because you don't feel like getting off the couch or you're questioning whether you were cut out to be an entrepreneur, it isn't easy to summon the mental strength you need to reach your goals.<p>But before you blame your less than stellar performance on your …

Self-help

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

Cómo organizar tu pantalla de inicio rápidamente en iOS 11

Si eres de esos acaparadores de aplicaciones, la configuración de un teléfono nuevo puede ser una pesadez. Arrastrar y soltar todos los iconos de la aplicación en su lugar correcto puede tomar bastante tiempo, especialmente con dispositivos iOS, ya que no hay un cajón para todas las aplicaciones …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …