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The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

The best industries for starting your own business

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 29.6 million small businesses were …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

5 Powerful Questions to Ask When Things Seem to be Going Wrong

When things seem to be going wrong and you're stuck in a pit of fear, start getting curious and ask yourself some of these questions:<p>1. What opportunity is this giving me for growth, healing, evolution, or learning?<p>2. What would happen If I didn't label this as bad?<p>3. What meaning am I adding to …

Self-help

10 Expert Resources for Startups in 2017

Take advantage of the bevy of free or low-cost sites for entrepreneurial learning, product feedback and mentoring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my first company, I was a little bit lost, because there were not that many open resources back at that time, …

10 Tips to Master Your Time as a Business Owner | Inc.com

If you had a superpower, what would it be?<p>I'm sure that some of you would answer super-strength, you could fly, or maybe even invisibility. But if you're like most of us, realistically, I think we would all enjoy the ability to master time.<p>Thankfully, you don't have to be a member of The Avengers …

Time Management

The 3 Conversion Rate Optimization Strategy Pillars

Conversion rate optimization is a <b>terribly sexy idea</b>. <br>You jump into Optimizely, highlight your main features, make sure everything is above the fold, …

Marketing

Gary Vaynerchuk on the difference between sales and marketing

Digital agency CEO and co-founder Gary Vaynerchuk talks about using search engines to generate sales, and why foosball tables don’t always hint at a creative company culture.<p>What’s your approach to leading a digital agency?<p>Realising that I work for my employees, instead of them working for me. It’s …

Marketing

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

NASA Confirms: People Are Capable Of Super Human Abilities Using These Ancient Techniques!

Ever wanted to be in more than one place at a time? That’s right, I’m talking about the super-human abilities that can be gained by those who follow …

Why Your Butt Is Stopping You from Getting Stronger and Leaner

Your backside may be holding you back. Fitness expert Dan John explains how to train your glutes for maximum results<p>On a recent vacation, I sat by the pool with a good friend. She confided that she was having a tough time getting in shape and losing weight even though she works out. I gave her a …

Workouts

What hotels can learn from Airbnb’s design and user experience

Whether or not you support Airbnb, it’s hard to ignore the numbers. The company generated $5.5 billion in bookings in 2014 and just surpassed 30 …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

2 Ways to Make Small Talk Way More Fun | Inc.com

Whether you're waiting to pick up your kid after soccer, killing time until that last meeting participant shows up, or kicking off a job interview, small talk is a ubiquitous feature of modern life, but it's not necessarily one most of us enjoy very much.<p>Even as you smile through another banal chat …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

20 Search Terms You Should Plug Into Google Alerts | Inc.com

Businesses already realize the importance of monitoring the internet for mentions of their brand. But there are many other ways you can use Google Alerts to gather information that can help you in your professional life. Through these alerts, you can better manage your own online reputation, as …

#SocialSkim: Facebook Demographics, Social Strategies, LinkedIn Posts, and Fashion Week!

School's back in session, but social hasn't stopped. Score a cheat-sheet on Facebook demographics, consider what strategies other marketers are using …

3 Social Media Measurement Tips to Improve Click-Through Rates

Driving website traffic from social media channels has been a challenge for marketers since social media marketing became a thing. Luckily it’s 2014, …

A Practical Guide to Writing an Effective Social Media Policy

<i>“Through these [online] interactions, IBM’s greatest asset—the expertise of its employees—can be shared with clients, shareholders, and the communities in which it operates.”</i><p>In one concise statement, IBM both establishes its position as an organization that values its employees’ ideas and …

The 1 Email That Every Salesperson Must Master | Inc.com

In "How to Write a Killer Sales Email," I explained how to use email to start up an email dialogue with a potential customer. This post describes the other end of that sales process--the email you send to close the deal.<p>A proposal email is different from the formal sales proposal written in …

6 Blogging Mistakes You Need to Fix to Get The Results You Want

Is your blog generating the results you want?<p>Results as in <b>subscriptions</b>, <b>leads</b> or <b>sales</b>, not just traffic, social shares and mentions on the web.<p>Let me …

Content Marketers: It's Time to Stop Making Lists

<i>Erin Robbins O’Brien is the COO of GinzaMetrics and co-founder of FOUND Conference.</i><p>10 Ways to Create Better Content. The Top 3 Things That Will Drive Traffic to Your Site. Here’s one thing that makes me want to gag – the overuse of numbered list headlines. Isn’t there a better way to present …

14 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended by the Pros

Shares 27K<p>Are you looking for new social media marketing tools?<p>Do you want to know which tools today’s social media professionals recommend?<p>It’s not …

Infographics

The Essential Rules Most Salespeople Forget | Inc.com

As I pointed out in the post "10 Things Every Customer Wants," customers can be incredibly demanding. However, there is one thing that customers definitely don't want: <i>more information.</i><p>For the past 40 years, every sales trainer and guru in the world has been teaching some variation on "solution …

The Workout So Fast and Fun You Won’t Notice It’s Cardio

Blast fat without going anywhere near a treadmill, elliptical, or rowing machine<p>Cardio doesn’t have to make you feel like a hamster on a wheel. Robert dos Remedios, C.S.C.S., head strength and conditioning coach for California’s College of the Canyons, uses fast-paced, metabolic dumbbell circuits …

Workouts