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How to Gain Credibility in 30 Seconds or Less | Inc.com

Are you accomplished, authentic, a novice or a no-name? Within the first several seconds of an encounter, someone is sizing up your value.<p>Your brand isn't what you believe it is -- it's what others say it is. Their perception is critical to overcoming barriers and building credibility in the first …

Marketing

US government to hit debt ceiling earlier than expected

Treasury Secretary warns government will not be able to borrow more money from November 5<p>The US government will hit a legal debt limit and be unable to borrow more money around November 5 - earlier than expected - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said.<p>In a letter to US Congressional leaders, Mr Lew …

5 Step Algorithm Hack to Achieve Greater Social Visibility from Erin Monday #CMWorld

I would consider myself an excellent Googler. As a consumer and a digital marketer, I have believed that you can find almost anything with a few …

Marketing

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

13 things mentally strong people don’t do

Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do.<p>It’s usually seen in what you <i></i><i>don’t</i> <b></b>do.<p>In her book, “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do,” …

Self-help

ISIS tried to silence him, but pianist won't stay quiet

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Shut up or I will throw you on top and burn you along with it!" barks a jihadi in black.<p>Aeham Ahmed is scared but unyielding. "What is wrong with having a piano?" he said.<p>The two stand for a moment, their eyes locked. A musician and his instrument. An ISIS terrorist and his AK.<p>Then the …

Middle East

Auschwitz Captured in Haunting Drone Footage (and a New Short Film by Steven Spielberg & Meryl Streep)

Drones can give us an extraordinary view of cities still in their prime -- cities like Los Angeles, New York, London, Bangkok & Mexico City. They can …

Photo of Weasel Riding on a Woodpecker Spawns Hilarious Photoshop Meme

Chances are, you might've already seen this incredible photograph by Martin LeMay. It's the unforgettable sight of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker in midair. LeMay and his wife encountered the two creatures while walking in a park in London. Although the weasel was trying to attack …

Miley Cyrus

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is now the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world.</b> In Q4 of 2014, Apple devices outsold Samsung — the previous #1 — for the first time since 2011, according to data from Gartner. Apple saw a 49% jump in Q4, compared to Samsung's almost 12% decline.<p><b>2. Uber has acquired mapping</b> …

13 ways to stop drinking soda for good

You know soda's not exactly good for you—but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz, and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump, or quench your thirst at the movies.<p>But the more soda you …

Where's all your money going? Using data-crunching apps can help keep finances on track

Joshua Levinson was about to splurge on some exercise equipment, but a personal finance app on his smartphone gave him a friendly reminder: He'd just recently dropped $150 for Valentine's Day.<p>"When I looked at that, I was like 'OK, this has been an expensive week,'" said the 22-year-old college …

IFTTT rebrands with 3 new apps that make your life easier with one touch

IFTTT is taking its automating superpowers to a whole new level.<p>The company expanded its automation platform in a big way on Thursday with three new …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

The deadly science of drinking soda: Research puts a number on soft drink-related cancer cases

4-Mel, a chemical that makes soda brown, is raising our risk of cancer<p>Although former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's war against large sodas failed in court, it succeeded in spreading awareness about the danger of consuming too many sugary beverages. But we might have to be wary of sodas …

6 Ways “Shark Tank” is Changing Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

It's an age-old question, "Does life imitate art or does art imitate life?"<p>Because I help run a service that matches upstart entrepreneurs with seasoned mentors, I've seen the explosion of entrepreneurship in the past handful of years--both in the number of people in the entrepreneurship eco-system …

Entrepreneurship

Forgotten Moon Camera Found Tucked Away in Neil Armstrong’s Closet

After Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, passed away in 2012, his widow contacted the National Air and Space Museum. Carol Armstrong had …

Space Science

What Are Some Disney Park Rides and Attractions That No Longer Exist?

<i>What are some failed Disney park rides and attractions?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Jeff Kesselman, 25 year</i> …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

<b>Hydrate</b><br>Research shows that dieters who guzzle plenty of H2O lose more weight than those who don't. Keep things interesting with these 25 slimming sassy water recipes.<p><b>Split Your Food</b><br>Divide your normal portion by two and save the rest for later. You're likely to feel full on less food than you</b> …

Eero wants to eliminate Wi-Fi dead spots in your home without extenders

Relying on one router to serve up Wi-Fi for your entire house can be frustrating and lead to dead spots. San Francisco-based startup, Eero, thinks it has the answer to that issue and doesn’t rely on irritating Wi-Fi extenders.<p>Rather than using a single router, Eero encourages you to deploy a …

Wi-Fi

Founders From Zappos, Spotify, Basecamp And More Share Their Top Productivity Hacks

They say the definition of an entrepreneur is one who moves a resource from an area of lower utility to an area of higher utility. But a more apt description of an entrepreneur might be one who never has enough time to get everything done. As an entrepreneur I’m drawn to any product, service, …

Productivity

What the People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents, and you probably feel like you want to convey a sense of who you really are. But if you focus on unnecessary …

Employment

How “Doing What You Love” Can Be A Realistic Career Option

Here’s a quote from a recent article I read titled “‘Do What You Love’ Is Horrible Advice“: “It’s easy to confuse a hobby or interest for a profound …

People are unwrapping drones for Christmas and it's not going so well

Duck!<p>Thanks to the massive rise of consumer drones, one of the most popular items under the tree this year is likely to have four rotors and a camera. The FAA even released a video this week that proposes best practices to help people "stay off the naughty list" as they play with their airborne …

Parks and Recreation's fake board game is now a really expensive Kickstarter reward

Hobby games giant Mayfair Games, makers of <i>Settlers of Catan</i>, is bringing to life <i>The Cones of Dunshire</i>, the fictional game from NBC's <i>Parks and Recreation</i> with its first ever Kickstarter campaign.<p>The game may to be so large that it might actually need to be shipped in a wooden crate.<p><i>Cones</i> was …

Board Games

Milk 2.0? Kevin Rose raises $5M for his app lab North Technologies, steps away from Google Ventures

Kevin Rose is stepping away from being a Google Ventures partner to focus on his app studio North Technologies, and for good reason: He’s raised new funding.<p>Rose, a seasoned entrepreneur-turned-investor, announced North back in August. North is essentially a mobile app development lab that will …

Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science.<p>From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics to the possible defeat of a microscopic foe, …

Astronomy

The best video games of 2014

When it comes to video games, much of this year has been overshadowed by Gamergate; the movement has hovered over the industry like a dark, ugly cloud, dominating the discussion about games and the people who make them.<p>And that's a shame — because it turns out 2014 was an absolutely amazing year …