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Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

Watches

Acupuncturists Say You Should Focus On These 5 Pressure Points When You Can't Sleep

If you've ever struggled with insomnia, then you know how elusive sleep can seem when you're staring at the ceiling at 3 a.m., unable to settle into …

Massage Therapy

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

Mid-Century Luxury Makes a Comeback in Australia

Their popularity stems from nostalgia<p>Everything old is new again, as Australian home buyers crush over mid-century modernist architecture, paying a …

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

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? …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Best Beaches in Greece

Years ago, a ship ran aground here (hence the name). Set on the northwest coast of Zakynthos island, Shipwreck is one of the most photographed …

Beaches

How to Inspire a Group of People to Do the Impossible | Inc.com

It was Andrew Carnegie who said, "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision, the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."<p>When you want to motivate people to do amazing …

Motivation

How to own the room during a speech or presentation

Even CEOs can have the jitters when faced with making a presentation or moderating a panel.<p>Although some folks make it look easy, others clearly …

Real Estate

Study: Microsoft Teams set to pass Slack, Google Hangouts as second most-used business chat app in next 2 years

Microsoft Teams isn’t even generally available to the public yet, but one report prognosticates that the new chat app will soon be used by more …

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

9 Small Mountain Towns You've Never Heard Of

In such a hectic world, it can often be difficult to find that secluded mountain town you’ve always dreamed about. Well have no fear, nothing …

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

The Two Biggest Communication Blunders During a Reorg

Leaders of reorgs typically fall into one of two traps when communicating with their employees. We’ll call the first one <i>wait and see</i> and the second <i>ivory-tower idealism</i>. Perhaps you have seen one, or both, in your own reorgs.<p>In the first trap, <i>wait and see</i>, the leader of the reorg thinks everything …

6 Must-Read Books Recommended by Top Leaders

To do what those who have come before you have done, read what they read.<p>Reading is the process wherein someone else's experiences, lessons learned, and ideas transfer themselves into your mind.<p>The benefits of reading--even just six minutes of it--have been statistically proven repeatedly over the …

Getting backed by Salesforce Ventures in Europe

This month marks an important milestone for us here at Salesforce Ventures, one that I’m particularly excited about. We just made our 25th investment …

Venture Capital

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

99% of all thoughts are useless but they’re still controlling your life.<p>I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time …

Self-improvement

Why Your Sales Reps Aren't as Efficient as They'd Like to Be

We all possess a finite amount of daily energy. How it's harnessed directly determines the quality and overall quantity of our achievements. So, when …

#BlackBoyMagic: 9-Year-Old Jamaican Trainer Delivers Dopest Motivational Speech Ever

Need a pick me up? No worries, this 9-year-old boy’s got you.<p><b>Demarjay Smith</b>, also called the “young Jamaican “trainer,” posted the best motivational …

Hair Care

10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

If You Can’t Sleep Because You’re Stressed, Blame Evolution

"When your brain is stressed, it thinks there might be a lion around the corner."<p>Stress is pretty much one big buzzkill for sleep -- as anyone who’s spent a sleepless night thinking about a big exam or presentation can attest.<p>In this video, sleep expert and adviser Els Van Der Helm, explains that …

Great Salespeople Are Born, but Great Sales Forces Are Made

In sales, where charisma and extroversion can be advantages, some people attribute success more to inborn personality traits than to skills that can be coached or taught. Yet the fact that companies in the U.S. alone spend more than $20 billion annually (by conservative estimates) to train …

Is a buy-to-let bubble the next scandal in housing?

Britons’ obsession with housing is a dinner party cliché. When prices are falling it is a cause of panic around the table. When prices are rising, diners fret that a crash is around the corner.<p>Right now, young Londoners fear they may never make it on to the property ladder, while owners who bought …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Here's the trick to falling asleep in under a minute, you are welcome

<b>Newsflash: We’re sleepy and stressed.</b><p>According to the American Psychological Association, more than half of all Millennials have lost sleep sometime …

Portable