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How to Write Emotionally Intelligent Emails

Email is a powerful communication tool. Learn how to use it without damaging your relationships.<p>Despite the rise of collaboration tools like Slack, email is still the tool of choice for communicating and getting things done.<p>Perhaps because email has been around for such a long time--as measured in …

Productivity

A CEO says neither your salary nor job title is most crucial to building wealth in your 20s

"Most people fail to realize that in life, it's not how much money you make. It's how much money you keep," writes Robert Kiyosaki in the personal-finance classic, "Rich Dad Poor Dad."<p>That doesn't mean your job doesn't matter.<p>"When you think long term, the company you join is far more important in …

Employment

Sweden has declared war on cash

Back in June, I shared with you the story of how, in 1661, the Scandinavian monarchy became the first country in the world to issue paper money. (It was an unmitigated disaster, by the way.) Now it might be the first to ban it altogether.<p>All across Sweden, cash—the physical kind, not cash in the …

Interest Rates

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

7 Boost startups from the UK that you should know about

The third edition of The Next Web Conference USA comes to New York on November 18. We’re super excited to announce that 90 percent of the spots for our startup growth program Boost has already been filled with ambitious early-stage startups keen to grow.<p>Aside from a business floor full of …

This startup just raised $80 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Startups

What It’ll Take To Put Humans On Mars, Visualized

Last week, NASA successfully flight-tested its new Orion spacecraft, the first step in the project the space agency says will eventually take humans to Mars. The reason for the test was to see how this new spacecraft would hold up in the extreme conditions it would face on a trip to Mars. But, as …

Space Science

Why Risk Takers Do Better in Business and Life | Inc.com

You're asked to speak at an event, but you hate being in front of crowds. Do you make up an excuse and politely decline, or recognize there's a reason behind the invitation, rise to the occasion, and start thinking about how you'll prepare? How you respond says a lot about your overall success in …

Self-improvement
Self-improvement

6 Ways To Develop The Self-Discipline Necessary To Reach Your Goals

You hear people say things like, “I don’t have the willpower to do that,” as they watch their friend order the salad instead of the fried chicken. It’s as if they believe that some people were simply born with divine willpower while others were overlooked as self-discipline superpowers were being …

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong …

Self-improvement

These 10 Surefire Tips Will Help You Avoid Burnout | Inc.com

First, the good news.<p>Burnout typically affects people who are highly committed to their work and effective in their job. I don't have to tell you the bad news about burnout--it's common knowledge.<p>Burnout may show up as exhaustion, annoyance, and irritation, or as a lack of focus, inability to work …

Self-help

75 Inspiring Quotes You Need to Read About Leadership | Inc.com

Leadership is lonely. No matter how big your team, sometimes it's just you--which means you sometimes need to look inside yourself for motivation and inspiration.<p>Or you can find personal inspiration from someone who has been there, done that...and done it well.<p>Here are some of my favorite …

Motivation

9 Ways Great Leaders Demonstrate Real Authenticity | Inc.com

Wouldn't it be wonderful to live a truly authentic life? To have the respect of your family and co-workers, to be well liked, to be trusted by all, to make your workplace and home a better place to be, and maybe even leave the world a better place when you are no longer here? Lucky for us, becoming …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Build Your Vocabulary In 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

Today, we’re going to talk about removing another kind of filler from your speech (and your writing as well): empty words. Just like empty calories …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

9 Ways to Stretch Your iPhone's Life When the End Is Near

Apple typically releases its next-generation iPhone in September of each year, sparking a nationwide effort in the months ahead for users to hold on …