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Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Books

Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams | Inc.com

Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of happiness and fulfillment we can bring in to our lives by actualizing …

Motivation

8 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Don't Want To End Up Alone In Life

People are always complaining about being alone. I’ll have people ask me, regularly, where they can find the love of their life. The truth is that I …

How to Forgive Someone Who Will Never Say Sorry

If a poisonous snake bites you, the bite can kill you, right?<p>Wrong.<p>It’s not the bite itself, but the venom inside of your body, that’s …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

5 Tips to Achieve Stellar Sales Success in 2018

It’s the end of the year. It’s crunch time for 2018 planning. Almost everyone is evaluating what worked and what didn’t and building goals and plans …

Thought Leadership

6 Quotes to Inspire You to Step Out | Inc.com

Whether it's with your work team, your home team or your community team, step out and make the difference today. Your next step can be the first step toward a new future!<p>Here are six quotes to help inspire you to step out in 2018:<p>Having the world's best idea will do you no good unless you act on …

Success

Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Time I

A Wolf Moon Is Coming & It's The Perfect Opportunity To Cleanse Yourself From Toxic Surroundings

On January 1, New Years Day, our calendar will spontaneously align with the lunar calendar in a beautifully synchronistic way. The beauty of …

5 Simple Qualities You Can Develop To Be A Better Leader | Inc.com

I was reading an article about great leadership qualities, and while the list was very good and had many qualities that you would expect. Such as Authenticity, Accountability, Nurturing, Great communicator, Humility, Motivating, Inspiring, etc., there were some key qualities that I thought were …

Leadership

4 foods that will boost your mood and your energy levels this winter

Once the last of the “seasons greetings” have been wished, it can be easy to lose momentum and succumb to the winter blues. But a few tweaks to your …

How to Stop Doubting Yourself Right This Second (And Live Your Best Life)

Self-doubt is a universal human emotion that no person is exempt from. But when this way of thinking becomes second-nature, self-doubt can wreak …

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Bestsellers

Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art" | Inc.com

You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These emotions drain us of all vigor and enthusiasm, leaving us without the …

Self-help

13 most anticipated products of 2018

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3 Horrifying Retiree Money Mistakes

Make one or more of these common retiree money mistakes, and you could be doomed to a life of poverty.<p>Most people dream of a retirement spent …

10 ways to live below your means without feeling deprived

Spending less than you earn is one sure path to financial security. But that doesn’t have to mean a spartan lifestyle. You can still enjoy yourself while living small.<p>1. Focus on the benefits<p>Having a financial buffer makes you the boss of your money, instead of someone who scrambles until payday. …

Personal Finance

Watch Amazon wreak stock-price havoc this month on competitors of all stripes

Internet retailer. Competitor killer.<p>Amazon has long been wreaking havoc on the retail world, but this past month has been especially troubling for Amazon competitors of all kinds.<p>Amazon recently veered into Best Buy territory by rolling out a Geek Squad competitor to install its smart home gadgets …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Are You In A Leadership Role? Here's What You Need To Know About Your Brain

Human beings actually have three brains. Both our hearts and our intestines have neural tissue. So there is the heart-brain, the gut-brain and the brain that sits in our cranium (or, if you count the one that sits in our cranium as three—reptile, mammalian, and human neo-cortex—then we actually …

The Brain

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

Google Maps Adds Offline Support

Now on Android, iOS coming soon<p>For years, Google Maps has been known to lead the digital mapping arena in terms of quality of data and features, both on desktop and mobile. Features like accurate transit directions and schedules, inclusion of local business listings and names on the map, and the …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

9 Outstanding Apps for Adding Text to Your Photos

Add text to photos<p>Text on pictures — that’s the idea behind messaging, poster art, greeting cards and scenic displays. And font freaks (you know who you are) will always be on the lookout for ways to add text into snapshots and vacation photos. Happily, dressing up your photos with text can be done …