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Electric Bikes Want to Take On Everyone—Even Uber

Riding an electric bicycle is a bit like becoming the Hulk. When I hopped on a pedelec bike owned by Jump Bikes (”pedelec” short for “pedal electric …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet

Alien landscapes on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are human-made …

National Parks

4 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating and Start Powering Through Your Business-Building To-Do List Every Single Day

A little planning and prioritizing will sharpen your to-do list into a weapon for effectiveness and achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people are natural engines of productivity. They can set down a list of tasks and power through them every day, moving …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time | Inc.com

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

Time Management

If you want to upgrade your data analysis skills, which programming language should you learn?

For a growing number of people, data analysis is a central part of their job. Increased data availability, more powerful computing, and an emphasis on analytics-driven decision in business has made it a heyday for data science. According to a report from IBM, in 2015 there were 2.35 million …

Data Science

Richard Branson's Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know | Inc.com

I recently heard Richard Branson say how much he hates public speaking. I have to admit I was more than a little surprised, because I constantly see him out and about on the speaking circuit. Along with his feelings, he shared some of the secrets that he finds helpful when he has to speak in public.<p>…

Public Speaking

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires | Inc.com

Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your environment, but you can control what you get done. And more than that, you can learn from others …

Time Management

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

Meet the UK energy company that will give profits back to customers

It’s a common grumble: lured in by a big energy supplier offering a low tariff, you find your bills skyrocketing a year later when the agreement expires and the standard variable rate kicks in.<p>For one couple, David Pike and Karin Sode, the irritation became so great that they decided to start their …

Customers

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

Developing a successful morning routine is essential.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz planning to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz …

Suspended – Medium

Pete the Planner: Financial rules will help you keep your life on track

The very first time it happened, it launched my writing career. And ever since that day in 2005, I’ve been on the lookout for more examples of this perplexing phenomenon.<p>Fortunately for me, and unfortunately for them, there’s no shortage of people who underachieve financially at monumental levels. …

Personal Finance

A 'Week-Day Hack' That Makes It Look Like You Work Long Hours

The best bosses arrive early, stay late and leave in the middle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we approach the midpoint of 2017, one topic has consumed the entrepreneurial world this year: sleep.<p>In the past few months, <i>Entrepreneur</i>’s experts have urged you to prep …

Charles Darwin & Charles Dickens’ Four-Hour Work Day: The Case for Why Less Work Can Mean More Productivity

We all operate at different levels of ambition: some just want to get by and enjoy themselves, while others strive to make achievements with as …

28 Effortless Things You Can Do Today to Make Your Life Easier | Inc.com

You want your life to be easier. But, here's the thing: You want the process of improving your daily existence to be, well, <i>easy</i>.<p>Hey, I'm right there with you--which is why I've pulled together this helpful list of 28 simple (yes, <i>simple</i>!) ways that you can make the day to day a little more …

Productivity

What Posting More Than 300 Articles in a Year Taught Me About Freelance Writing

Making yourself valuable begins with making yourself available.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My freelance writing journey started about six years ago in my penultimate year as a law student -- and after failing at so many other business attempts. I always said I would …

Doing Just This One Thing Every Day Will Sharpen Your Brain Beyond Measure | Inc.com

<i>What 10 minute daily activity would sharpen my mind over a year? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>…

Will Power

9 People Share Tips For Overcoming Chronic Procrastination

'I make a list every morning of things I want to accomplish that day.'<p>In a world dominated by social media, emails and incessant phone notifications, …

Want to Be a Truly Epic Leader? 1 Small Thing You Should Do Daily | Inc.com

Busy is the new smoking. It's cool to talk about how busy you are. To plow through your email inbox as you run from meeting to meeting. To wake up at the crack of the dawn so you can get ahead while the world sleeps.<p>To revel in our busyness signals how successful we are. It also means we're not …

Productivity

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.<p>Updated October 17, 2017<p>Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a …

Elon Musk runs two huge companies by breaking his day into 5-minute slots

Elon Musk has a lot on his plate.<p>The tech entrepreneur now balances his time between his two companies, Tesla and SpaceX. His jam-packed schedule sees him darting back and forth between SpaceX's LA headquarters and Tesla's base in the Bay Area.<p>All in all, Musk puts in about 85 to 100 hours a week, …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really) | Inc.com

After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These 10 free online classes are not only fun, …

MOOCs

14 Things That Are Only Relatable If You Love To Procrastinate

This is the year I'm going to make that Halloween costume I always talk about.

Procrastination

5 Mind Hacks Silicon Valley Founders Use to Stay Focused

The people working hard on the technology that distracts know better than anybody the value of sustained concentration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Focus is the name of the game when it comes to getting ahead and staying ahead in Silicon Valley today.<p>Competition, …

3 Little-Known Hacks That Have a Huge Impact on Your Productivity | Inc.com

Ask yourself one question: If you could only work for an hour today, what would you do?<p>In other words, which tasks would be at the top of your priority list and which wouldn't make the cut? This is a question that I ask myself every day.<p>I live a highly nomadic lifestyle. I spend over a hundred days …

Time Management

The Three-Part Way to Make the Most of Your Day | Inc.com

<i>What would be your productive routine if you get home from work after 7PM? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela-Canovic, Productivity Hacker, Writer, Entrepreneur in Silicon</b> …

Language Learning

A 31-year-old who retired with $1 million in the bank explains what too many people do wrong with their money

Shen, who runs the blog Millennial Revolution and who retired at age 31 with $1 million in the bank, says many people are making the same mistake when it comes to spending their money: They aren't keeping track of where it goes.<p>"I feel like people are not tracking the money," Shen told host …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

GIF<p>You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …