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39 Morning People Share the Extremely Productive Things They Do While You’re Still Sleeping

Waking up early has never come naturally to me. One summer in high school, I managed to sleep until 7 P.M., a feat my dad found both absurd and …

Time Management

10 Intermittent Fasting Success Stories That Will Convince You to Try This Eating Plan

Humans have been practicing intermittent fasting, or IF for short, since the start of time, but now it's become an incredible tool in the fitness world! The beauty in intermittent fasting is that you can eat whatever your heart desires because it's not meant to be a diet. It's more of an eating …

Fitness

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Cocks, President at Wizards of the Coast, on</b> …

Dungeons and Dragons

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

Top Ten Tips for a Healthier Brain in 2018

How’s this for a resolution? Resolve to improve your mood, concentration, and energy, lower your stress hormone levels, re-balance your hormones, and …

Nutrition

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

Cannabis

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Leadership

Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits! | Inc.com

Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should have just known better and avoided.<p>I've led large complex …

Leadership

10 Insanely Inspiring Quotes From People Who Are Living Their Dream Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you struggling to find more purpose and clarity in your life? Do you want to feel more passion but don’t know where to start. I felt that way too, several years ago I was suffering from depression and in a corporate job that was …

Motivation

L.A. Unified approves more spending and layoffs

Faced with mounting costs and declining enrollment, the<p>Los Angeles Unified School Districtboard approved a $7.5-billion budget Tuesday that will increase spending and lay off more than 100 library aides, clerks and other support staff next school year.<p>The layoffs represent a growing acknowledgement …

2 Practical Ways to Build the Mental Toughness You Need in Business -- and in Life.

Mindfulness turns out to be a great way to build mental toughness, for athletes and business people alike.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to pick just one quality and characteristic I was able to take away from the game of football that greatly impacted my life …

Mindfulness

10 Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

It only makes sense that many of the world's top companies are lead by the greatest leaders--Elon Musk, Arianna Huffington and Bill Gates, for example. It takes great leadership to create a world-changing vision and inspire the people necessary to execute on that vision. Both your personal success, …

Self-improvement

9 Things Successful People Won't Do

My last post, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won’t do</b> as it is about what you <b>will do</b>.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with …

Emotional Intelligence

Hiring Great People Is More Than a Gut Feeling. Here Are 8 Ways to Get it Right Every Time | Inc.com

As a leader, nothing is more important than hiring great people. Great hires impact virtually every facet of your organization, from culture and values to the ability to innovate, adapt, and persevere over time. When we hire the right people they generate returns that significantly exceed the costs …

Human Resources

This May Be The Most Boring--And The Most Useful--Article You Read All Day | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you might be tempted to jam-pack your schedule you're doing something productive every minute of the day. But one activity you might not have considered making more room for: boredom<p>According to recent studies, boredom is a productive, regulatory state. It warns us that we are …

Creativity

Tony Robbins: For a better quality of life, answer these 3 questions

Whether it's having a more successful business, a healthier body, a stronger relationship or all of the above, people are always on the lookout for …

Self-improvement

3 Crucial Skills For Leading Without Authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional teams, the criterion for the job of leader is changing. More and more people are assigned to leadership roles in which they have no positional …

Leadership

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to …

Mindfulness

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

Learn How to Control Your Emotions and Feel Confident

You may be thinking, “Yeah right, it’s impossible control your emotions. If it was easy I would have done so years ago.” But responding wisely, or …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess | Inc.com

Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a millionaire. Why, then, do so few ever achieve this status? Well, …

Self-improvement
Urban Design

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out.<p>The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and …

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