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The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

What Exactly Does "Healthy" Mean?

After a bit of "KIND" nudging (via a citizens' petition filed a year ago by KIND snacks), the FDA is redefining the criteria foods must meet to use …

Chronic Disease

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Will Your Retirement Savings Pay for $10 Coffees and $1,000 Plane Tickets?

As you plan and save for retirement, it's important to take inflation into account.<p>A key mistake that many people make when planning, saving, and …

8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

Google partners with GlaxoSmithKline on $700 million 'bioelectronic' venture

Forget pills. Alphabet wants to cure what ails you by focusing on electrical signals.<p>Google's (GOOGL) parent company is partnering with GlaxoSmithKline (GLAXF), the leading British pharmaceutical firm, to launch a new company to develop "bioelectronic medicines," according to a joint announcement …

Google Fiber

How to Make Life and Leadership Easier (Hint: It's a Matter of Common Sense) | Inc.com

As a child growing up in a gang-ridden section of Chicago, I learned about the importance of listening to my gut very early on in life. Over the years I've honed my instincts and consider keen intuition the most critical resource available to me. On more than one occasion it may have even saved my …

Meditation

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. Creating wealth, well, that’s …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Here’s the single most crucial element that separates entrepreneurs from everyone else

If you’re reading this, you likely have some form of interest in startups and entrepreneurship. But then again, who doesn’t? Work with like-minded …

The 10 Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain

Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword in psychology and scientific circles, as well as outside of them, promising that you can "re-wire" your brain to improve everything from health and mental wellbeing to quality of life. There's a lot of conflicting, misleading, and erroneous information out …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Self-improvement

6 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs to Learn

Skills. We all have some, and we’re all working towards attaining more.<p>Except we aren’t.<p>Between the projects that we already work on, and the …

6 Video Tools to Ignite Your Social Marketing

Do you want to bring more pop to your social media marketing? Looking for video tools to help? The right tools make it easy to create engaging video …

Infographics

If money talks, so should you

Why building a strong family relationship is key to securing your family's future.<p>How much capital does your family have? Is there enough to secure a …

9 Lessons the Great Depression Taught Us About Money

Here are nine tips from the era that are still just as relevant today and can save your household a lot of money<p>Lasting from 1929 until 1939, the …

11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

"A lot of people like to fool you and say that you're not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything. That's what I learned from selling crack." -- Snoop Dogg<p>My name is Stephanie St.Claire, and I am an unfunded entrepreneur. I've been in business for 7 years, after …

The Secret of Million-Dollar Brands Is Their Cult-Like Following

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about some of the world’s greatest brands and most successful entrepreneurs, they all have one thing in common -- a cult-like following. When Apple releases a new iPhone, there are people lined up for days outside of Apple …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur | Inc.com

It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of mine.<p>As a writer, I find it valuable as a way to improve my skills and …

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The 7 New Business Facts Of Life For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are the corporations of the future, and I have long believed entrepreneurs who study existing corporate models (rather than ignoring them with disdain) will likely profit from the effort. This means you need to recognize early …

Want to Know if Your App is Successful? Check These Metrics.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app can be a cash cow, but if not developed correctly, it can be among the 78 percent of apps users never return to after using once.<p>If your app is free, you’re solely relying on either advertising or in-app purchases …

3 Ways to Validate Your App Idea and Launch Quickly

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You believe you struck gold: You've got an app idea you feel has tremendous potential. Most likely, you got the insight by solving a problem that you or people around you had.<p>But does the app have legs to scale? How do you know whether …

The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Michael Rubin became friends with the lady who served his debt collection notices when he was in high school. That’s because by the time he was 16, Rubin was $200,000 in the hole.<p>Being there -- being down that far, that early on in his …