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What Job Skill Is Most Lacking In the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) 1 surprising skill. Here are five keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Country Lifestyle

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

A medical breakthrough that hacks genes to fight cancer just got approved, and it's the beginning of 'a big new field of medicine'

The drug, called Kymriah, is a highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor).<p>It's a type of cancer immunotherapy, which harnesses the body's immune system to take on cancer cells. In this case, the therapy removes a person's cells, …

Immune System

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship courses in the …

Entrepreneurship

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Entrepreneurship

Top 50 Acoustic Guitar Songs with Tab

Guitar World created a list of the Top 50 Classic Acoustic Rock Songs. Unfortunately, it was hidden in an annoying slide show and didn’t actually …

The 4-step Plan for Anyone to Learn How to Play Electric Guitar

We've pulled together a no-BS guide to picking up your new passion. Consider this the absolute easiest way to learn how to play the electric guitar.<p>Studies have shown that playing an instrument like guitar positively impacts your brain. But here's another, lesser-known reason to take up electric …

Guitar

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

Personal Branding: 8 Ways to Create a Unique Business Identity

Have you been wanting to start your own business? Or maybe you already have, but you need a way to stand out among your competitors? Either way, if you haven't thought about the importance of personal branding, now is the time.<p>If you're not familiar with what the term "personal branding" means, …

Graphic Design

6 Little Things You Can Do to Improve Your Email Communication Skills

Anyone can get to the point or close out an email quickly.<p>You don't need an English degree to write emails. That's obvious to most of us who have to wade through a mountain of messages, many of which don't exactly get to the point and include extraneous information.<p>To help you de-clutter your …

Communication Skills

Biofuels, plastics and drugs: is this the future of our farms?

Farmer Rob Pickering last week planted nine hectares of flood-prone land in Lincolnshire with an African plant called miscanthus, or elephant grass. By selling the fast-growing crop as biofuel for Drax power station, he should earn as much as he would from selling wheat on the world …

Northern Europe

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

Improve Your Deadlift and Squat With Shin Box Switches | Men's Health

And, besides all that, it just feels really good.<p>Perform 10 to 20 reps before your next lower-body workout, or just do 2 to 5 minutes of the move while you watch TV at night.

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Venture Capital

6 Tips for SEO and Marketing in 2016

SEO and marketing has changed in 2016. They are more closely interlinked than ever before.<p>SEO and marketing has changed in 2016. They are more closely interlinked than ever before. You have to bring together your SEO and marketing teams in order to gain the most traffic and most conversions for …

Marketing

Traditional Energy Industry Declares War on Solar Energy

Now that solar power is reaching prime time, the fossil fuel industry is doing all that it can to stop its growth.<p>For many years solar was on the …

Solar Power

MIT Tool Gives the Cost of Installing Solar Panels on Any Roof in Your City

How good is your roof for solar power?<p>The world, it seems, is falling in love with solar energy. Recent years have seen the increasing adoption of solar power around the world as an alternative energy source for everything from individual homes to the entire energy grid, with the United States' …

Solar Power

Why Content Marketing Is the Best Long-Term Marketing Strategy

For my money, there's no better long-term strategy than content marketing. Here's why.<p>Most older marketing and advertising strategies have been based on short-term gains. For example, a direct mail piece might convert a handful of recipients, but once it's sent out, most of the batch gets thrown …

Marketing

These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Startups

5 Proven Ways Remarketing Will Make Your Business Ridiculously Successful | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>In 2013, my company, WordStream, was named to the Inc. …

Marketing

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity | Inc.com

Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design a product, run a business process, or address important aspects of your …

Creativity