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8 Insanely Effective Ways To Connect With Anyone You Meet

Life is all about connecting with others. Connection makes life so much more fulfilling. Here are some ways you can instantly connect with anyone.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

Oprah Winfrey

Want to Lead a Truly Exceptional Life? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do These Things | Inc.com

<b>You might also check out these posts:</b><p>Jesse Itzler is an entrepreneur several times over, most notably with Marquis Jet, which he sold to Berkshire Hathaway, and Zico coconut water, which he sold to Coca-Cola. He's also an extreme distance runner with a 100-mile race to his credit and the husband of …

Osama Bin Laden

A sociologist trained to become a tax-avoidance expert — here's what she learned about how the ultra wealthy keep their money

"All the world's a stage" - Shakespeare. Istvan Biro via Wikimedia Commons<p>Shakespeare said that all the world’s a stage, but the sociologist Erving Goffman added that most of the interesting stuff lies behind the scenes, in what he called the “backstage” areas of everyday life.<p>Having spent the past …

Income Inequality

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

A former Googler who is now CEO of her own startup shares the best piece of advice she ever received

"Well, it wasn't explicit advice — it was kind of an observation that someone made to me," the 25-year-old CEO and cofounder of WayUp tells Business Insider. "I remember sitting with a friend's parent, who was speaking out loud about the fact that people worry so much about who they will date or …

Startups

Give a Better Speech By Throwing Out the Script | Inc.com

When I was 24, I gave a speech at my grandfather’s wake. As the oldest grandchild, I took my responsibility seriously, writing my speech beforehand, carefully choosing every word and punctuation mark. But when it came time to deliver the speech, I was stiff and sped through my words. I got so …

Public Speaking

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Tutorials

Build Your Own Motion Control, Time-Lapse Photography Rig

Time lapse photography is great, and it’s certainly something we’ve seen DIY solutions for before. Over on Make, they show off another way to do it, …

Time-lapse Photography

A couple planning to retire at age 33 explain how much money they have to save

One Cambridge, Massachusetts couple hopes to cut that age nearly in half and retreat to a rural homestead in Vermont by age 33.<p>It's an ambitious, but doable, goal that "The Frugalwoods" — a software engineer and a communications manager who chose not not to use their real names on their eponymous …

Retirement

10 Things Successful People Do to Motivate Themselves | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang, CEO of The Blink App, on Quora</i><p>When I was 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an Economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? I bounced back. I got an A when I retook the course.<p>When I was 22, I interviewed with 4 different managers at a Fortune 100 company …

Motivation

5 Things Millionaires Do That Most People Don't

Entrepreneur and Penny Stock Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My lifelong dream is to create more millionaire students than any other stock trading teacher out there. I’m lucky enough to have reached the seven-figure mark myself, and now, I’m dedicated to sharing …

Self-improvement

Robin Williams' son and San Quentin inmate teach finance behind bars

San Quentin inmate Curtis Carroll, nicknamed "Wall Street," spends 18 hours a day studying the stock market. He carries a folder labeled "penny stocks" with printouts of his favorite stocks, broken down by how they performed each day. He studies patterns meticulously, predicting which ones will or …

Stock Markets

Sorting Through Online Investment Noise - The Big Picture

As Theodore Sturgeon famously observed, 90 percent of science fiction is crap, but then again 90 percent of everything is crap.<p>In the world of online …

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

14 Short Videos That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

Sometimes even successful people need some extra juice to keep moving. In my own search for inspiration and motivation, I watched over a hundred videos to find these 15 gems.<p>1. How to stop screwing yourself over<p>Mel Robbins drills through the mental clutter that keeps you from getting what you …

Motivation

Commodities crash could turn Australia into a new Greece

The commodities boom made Australia the lucky country but rising debt and a slump in Chinese demand for resources signal tough times ahead Down Under<p>Last month Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest woman and matriarch of Perth’s Hancock mining dynasty delivered an unwelcome shock to her workers in …

Australia

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates write a long to-do list and prioritize items as A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and productivity, I’ve interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them …

Time Management
Startups
Startups

7 essential apps for your vacation in London

LONDON — If London's leafy parks, palaces, museums and craft beer-serving pubs have enticed you to take a vacation in the city this summer, you'll …

Apps

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

Tutorials
Investing
Investing
Investing

Einstein's election riddle: are you in the two per cent that can solve it?

Nicola lives in the tartan house, but who owns the fish?<p>Stumped? Here’s how to solve Einstein’s election riddle<p>Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than …

Mathematics

Could I set up as a company and slash my tax bill?

HMRC is cracking down on workers who set up companies to cut tax - but 600,000 people still do it<p>More than half a million British workers could be taking their income through a limited company, significantly cutting their tax bill.<p>Many of them are contractors who legitimately bill their employers …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology
Customer Service