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32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

5 Networking Mistakes I've Made (So That You Don't Have to)

There's nothing like a little trial and error to help you realize what is and isn't working.<p>Today, I like to think of myself as a somewhat skilled networker. But that doesn't mean I started out that way. As with anything, practice makes perfect -- and, for me, networking required plenty of practice.<p>…

Networking

13 Places to Find Small-Business Grants for 2017 and 2018

Minority and women entrepreneurs, and others in startups, can find funding through grants.<p>Startups need money the way people need air. It's how they keep going. You can look to angel investors or venture capitalists, although that means losing some amount of control. Or there are SBA loans. But you …

Here’s What To Say When The Interviewer Asks, “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?”

No need to feel stuck.<p>Your job hunt’s moving along, and to prepare for your upcoming meeting with the hiring manager, you’re practicing your answers to all of the most common interview questions.<p>But, there’s one that you’re feeling a little stuck on–what are you going to say when the tables turn …

Employment

Learn how to grow your brand on Instagram with this $20 course

You’re right to ignore those spammy Instagram messages and friend requests promising to dramatically increase your follower count.<p>In reality, the …

Why Are Smart People So Miserable?

The answer may surprise you, since it's the very thing you've been told will make you truly happy.<p>There's a scene in the Oscar-winning movie where Woodie Allen sees a happy couple on the street and asks them why they're so happy. Their response is classic:<p>The scene works because, as with most …

Want to Become a Millionaire? Create Multiple Streams of Income

Creating multiple streams of income isn't just a survival technique, it's also a strategy for building wealth.<p>At my last job as a recruiter, I would often interview people who lost their jobs from one week to the next.<p>It was during this time that I realized I had to always make sure I had money …

Tony Robbins: Why Hunger Is the Key to an Extraordinary Life | Inc.com

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11 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read in 2017

Invest in yourself.<p>If you're an entrepreneur, or even have the slightest interest in becoming an entrepreneur, then you have to read. I know some people in the business like to proclaim their negligence toward reading, or claim they can learn the same lessons from videos, podcasts, and even life …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett: How to Get Rich [VIDEO] | Inc.com

All Ideas Pitch Contest in Lawrence

Join Us for an All Ideas Pitch Contest! – April 20th!<p>Join us for a night of great ideas! From tech ideas to food to a compost business, 15 …

Why It's Better to Raise Debt than Equity

Many experts will tell you to raise equity when starting your business. Here's why they're wrong.<p>As you start to build your business from garage to office, the issue of funding will become abundantly clear.<p>So which road should you go down: building debt or equity? While many experts feel that …

How to cook bacon in the oven

A lot of weird things show up on our desks here at TODAY headquarters, but something that recently caught our eye was a kooky contraption for cooking bacon. Could this tool be the best way to make perfect little pork ribbons?<p>The Bacon Express by Nostalgia Electronics looks like a toaster and …

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11 Beauty Startups To Watch In 2017

Keep Glossier and Memebox on your radar, along with newer upstarts like foundation customization app MatchCo and skincare line Ever.<p>The last few years have seen an upswing in financing for beauty startups, with funding rounds steadily increasing since 2012. By last September, various new beauty …

No More Athleisure, Brick And Mortar, Made in China? How Fashion Will Change In 2017

The tectonic plates of the fashion world are moving. Here are four shifts to expect next year.<p>Change is afoot in the fashion industry.<p>We’ve already seen glimpses of how the tectonic plates in the fashion world are moving. In one of our best-read fashion stories of 2016, we explored how some of the …

5 Smart Money-Saving Tips From Tony Robbins's Financial Adviser

Ajay Gupta is a serial entrepreneur, wealth manager, and a long-time adviser to Tony Robbins. He warns entrepreneurs not to be "emotional" about their finances.<p>At 45, Ajay Gupta has plenty to brag about. As the founder and chief executive of Gupta Wealth Management (GWM), his firm controls more …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Need to Pick an Insurance Plan? Start Here

President Obama once promised that the Obamacare exchanges would make buying insurance as easy as selecting a TV on Amazon. Just a few clicks, and you could comparison-shop and pick the plan that’s right for you.<p>In a way, the president was right: The marketplaces set up under the Affordable Care …

Tony Robbins: 6 Rules for Mastering the Game of Life

At the Inc. 5000 conference in San Antonio, the entrepreneur and coach gave a master class.<p>Around networking tables and coffee urns before the Tony Robbins session at the Inc. 5000 conference in San Antonio, attendees shared an open curiosity about the country's preeminent life coach--the man who …

The Untold Story Of How Lip Balm Upstart EOS Outdid Chapstick

How EOS dared to enter an oversaturated market and became the lip balm of choice for the millennial generation.<p>For over a century, buying lip balm meant scanning the aisles of a drug store or supermarket for a small, cylindrical tube of Chapstick. The sticks felt clinical, complete with an “active …

5 Brands with Style, Substance and Strategies to Emulate on Social

Social is now a primary communication channel and brands that approach it smartly can reap serious rewards. Earlier this year I spoke at Marketing …

How Craigslist's Founder Realized He Sucked as a Manager

In 1995, Craig Newmark started sending an email to a few friends. That missive led to one of the most important--and profitable--internet companies of all time. An exclusive, in-depth conversation with the founder of Craigslist.<p>Sometimes, amazing businesses are built by a driven founder long …

San Francisco

'La La Land' Scores Top Award At 2016 Toronto Film Festival

Damien Chazelle's acclaimed musical gets another Oscar boost.<p>“La La Land” nabbed the top prize at this year’s Toronto Film Festival, which came to a close on Sunday.<p>The coveted People’s Choice Award is considered a bellwether for the Oscar race, so this helps to crystallize the awards chatter …

Why This New Alternative To Divorce Has People Scared

<i>"The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving."</i> ~ Elizabeth Gilbert<p>Right after extended family vacations, therapists and attorneys see an increase in calls from couples that have had enough of their unhappy marriage and want to …

Parenting

How Long Hours Became a Status Symbol

Once 'bankers' hours' referred to the leisurely schedules enjoyed by the successful. Not anymore.<p>When you ask a professional friend or colleague how they're doing these days, the most likely answer you're going to hear is some version of "insanely busy." But when scientists ask Americans to …

Handbags

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah Winfrey All Use the 5-Hour Rule

In the article “Malcolm Gladwell Got Us Wrong,” the researchers behind the 10,000-Hour Rule set the record straight: Different fields require …

Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage …

Brazil