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These are the best apps you've probably never heard of

Have you ever wondered what products or apps you’re missing out on? It’s easy to find the most popular ones in a particular category—but what about the hidden gems? One of Product Hunt’s community members David Spinks has the same question. So, he asked other users: <i>What’s one app you use a lot that</i> …

Apps

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate | Inc.com

Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to dump all your behavioral interview questions, please? Now, lead with this one question:<p><i>You were born. Here we</i> …

Employment

40 Amazing iPhone Hidden iOS 11 Tips You Need to Know : IOS – Page 5

<b>5. Create PDFs from Webpages</b><p>If you see a page online you want to save or share and you’d rather not use something smart like Evernote or OneNote, …

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that the most powerful thing you can do when you're talking to …

Self-improvement

Best iPhone X cases, folios, covers and screen protectors

The day is finally upon us. Pre-orders for the new iPhone X will be kicking off very soon and we are expecting stock to be limited. But don’t worry we have tips for you right here on how to ensure you get your hands on one. While Apple has encouraged customers to arrive early, it also said there …

Mobile Technology

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure -- and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? …

It Turns Out It's Really Hard to Make the 'Tesla of Electric Bikes'

The second generation bike is about to start shipping.<p>Behyad Ben Tarassoli has been waiting for this day for a long time. When he founded …

Best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases so far

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus may cost as much as the top-end iPhone X, but that certainly doesn’t mean you don’t want to protect your new iPhone.<p>You’ll find a range of cases on the market. Ultra-thin “skins” will to protect your iPhone 8 from scratches without changing its appearance much. …

Don't Hire Consultants to Help You Grow. Just Answer These 3 Questions Instead | Inc.com

I meet lots of entrepreneurs through my book, articles, and keynote speeches at conferences. I've noticed a common theme: We all want to grow, but face challenges and need help, but we're strapped for cash and can't spend millions on consulting and advisory.<p>Even if you do have the money, context is …

Coffee Drinks

These could be the thinnest iPhone X cases ever

<i>This post is brought to you by Totallee.</i><p>The new iPhone X is a game-changing device. It’s stuffed with delicious tech nougat: high-resolution cameras and 3D sensors, augmented-reality capabilities, an OLED display and other mouthwatering goodies.<p>You want to make sure to protect a pricey phone like …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Public Speaking

7 Essential Tips for a Good Elevator Pitch | Inc.com

You're talking to a potential investor, a client, a reporter, and you need a killer elevator pitch -- that brief summary to hook someone's interest and keep the conversation going. But how do you write and deliver an effective and powerful pitch that will do the job?<p>Maybe you have a planned …

Public Speaking

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free | Inc.com

When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that technical expertise was less important than less-sexy attributes like consistency, …

Goal Setting

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

Tech Trends

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Craft a Stronger Elevator Pitch By Asking These 3 Questions | Inc.com

One of the best pieces of career advice I've ever received was about creating a strong elevator pitch. "In order to leave a memorable impression, you can't just say what you do," this mentor told me, "You need to say <i>how well</i> you do it."<p>Sounds simple enough, right? But, after several hours spent …

Employment

9 Things You Need to Do When a Crisis Hits | Inc.com

It's never fun to have something unexpected bomb-in on your plans, but it happens to everyone--and more frequently than anyone wants. How you deal with a crisis is what matters. Will you let it utterly derail you and your business, or will it make you stronger and better?<p>My advice: Overreact …

Customers

Behold the world’s thinnest leather iPhone case

<i>This post is brought to you by Totallee, maker of ultra-slim iPhone cases.</i><p>When you drop coin for a new iPhone, the natural instinct is to protect it properly. The preferred way to do that is with quality, long-lasting leather. But a nice leather case adds a steep premium to an already pricey …

How to access Netflix's secret genre categories

Netflix has a hidden world of subgenres that can help you zero in more quickly on what to watch next.<p>There is still plenty to watch on Netflix while you await season 2 of Stranger Things. If you need help zeroing in on a show or movie, there are hundreds of hidden categories that let you search not …

Codes

How business intelligence can help non-techies use data analytics

<i>Credit: Andy Lamb</i>This isn’t just about taking metrics and putting them on a dashboard, color-coding thresholds and showing trend lines — although that certainly helps. Visualization is also about understanding why you need to analyze your data and act on it in the first place and creating …

Big Data

Hands-on: LumaFusion – this is the iPad video editing app we’ve been waiting for [Video]

If you’ve never heard of LumaFusion ($19.99), I won’t fault you for that. I hadn’t heard of it either until commenters on our YouTube channel vehemently encouraged me to give the app a shot.<p>Pardon me for initially being skeptical, as I’d heard this story numerous times before: “So and so has …

Videography

A Summary Of Content Marketing Advice | Inc.com

Content marketing is one of those subjects that is written about endlessly on the Internet. I was the co-founder and CEO of Scripted.com, which is a marketplace for businesses to hire freelance writers - I spoke at Content Marketing World and I advise a lot of companies on content marketing …

Marketing

10 high-quality Apple Watch bands that cost under $20 each

If you’ve got an Apple Watch, you know how awesome this little gadget truly is. You can see all of your notification and so much more without ever …

2017 Apple Design Award Winners Announced: Severed, Things 3, Mushroom 11, Enlight and More

Each year, Apple chooses a selection of exceptional apps and games that are given the company's coveted Apple Design Award to honor design and innovation.<p>The 2017 design winners include popular titles like Severed, Enlight, Things 3, and Old Man's Journey.<p><b>Games:</b><p>- Mushroom 11 [Direct Link]<br>- Splitter …

Bill Gates Says This Is the Most Inspiring Book He Has Ever Read | Inc.com

Yesterday, Bill Gates gave some very profound advice to graduates in a series of 15 tweets. And while his advice ranged from promising career fields (artificial intelligence, energy, and biosciences) to social (start fighting inequity sooner, whether down the street or around the world) to the …

Self-improvement