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9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy | Inc.com

If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an empire that controls more than 400 companies, even if one of them is no longer …

Virgin America

7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world dominated by extroversion, living with composure has become something of a rarity. Many of us are practically yelling our …

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Success Depends More on Personality Than Intelligence, New Study Shows | Inc.com

Most of us not gifted with an Einstein-size brain or extreme self-confidence have sometimes wondered: Am I really smart enough to achieve my dreams? Some of us have even turned down an offer or not pursued an opportunity because we're afraid we simply don't have the mental horsepower to …

Psychology

Your intuition is more powerful than your intellect, and just as easily expanded

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> <i>LinkedIn</i><i>.</i> <i>Follow the author here.</i><p>Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we’ve been giving intuition far too little respect.<p>Intuition will …

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

What Marketing Trends Your Startup Needs To Know About In 2017

This isn’t your normal post about forecasting trends. Because, well, it doesn’t focus on the forecast. The future is unpredictable. Trends are never guaranteed. So to mitigate our susceptibility to market volatility, we need to plan our marketing strategies around transience. What’s the best way to …

Marketing

Real-Life 'The Big Short' Star Thinks This Will Happen in a Trump Economy | Investopedia

Steven Eisman made a name for himself in the financial world in the 2008 financial crisis, when he accurately predicted the subprime housing market …

If You Want to Manage your Time More Effectively Place a High Dollar Value on It

Image Credit – Sergey Nivens<p>This column is by Srinivas Rao, Founder, unmistakablecreative.com<p>A few days ago I decided to try a little experiment. I …

This Tabletop Game Forces You To Confront Humanity's Future Threats

The horrors of the future, from nuclear proliferation to plagues, are on full display in Eclipse Phase.<p>The cell doesn't seem like it's infected, but it is.<p>Called an eclipse phase, it's the phase between when a cell is infected by a virus and when the virus actually shows up in the cell.<p>It's also …

Getting Good at Body Language

That our bodies affect our minds and the way we feel is proven; and research shows, just as convincingly, that the way we carry ourselves affects the …

These Are Bill Gates's 5 Favorite Books of the Year | Inc.com

Bill Gates might be pretty busy eradicating disease and lifting people out of poverty with his philanthropic work, but he still makes time to read. Apparently, plenty of time.<p>The Microsoft founder-turned-humanitarian is a veritable font of book recommendations, taking to his blog periodically to …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

Motivation

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

There's a common misconception that trust is something that builds gradually — that the only person you could possibly reveal personal information to …

Self-improvement

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Elon Musk Says Advanced A.I. Could "Take Down the Internet"

The internet is about to become a vicious, chaotic battlefield, and Elon Musk says advanced A.I. could make the carnage even worse. According to a …

Artificial Intelligence

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

The Kanye West Effect: Why Obnoxiously Confident People End Up Successful

Kanye West was a star in his own mind long before he became a bonafide celebrity.<p>Back in 2003, comedian Dave Chappelle invited the then unknown …

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

Self-improvement

Stephen Hawking says artificial intelligence could be humanity's greatest disaster

The invention of artificial intelligence could be the biggest disaster in humanity’s history, Professor Stephen Hawking has said, warning that if they are not properly managed, thinking machines could spell the end for civilisation.<p>“The rise of powerful AI will be either the best or the worst thing …

Artificial Intelligence

86 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful and Accomplish All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

How A Former Child Prodigy Is Transforming Mobile Advertising

Brian Wong graduated college at age 18. Since then he’s written a book, been among the youngest entrepreneurs ever to receive venture funding, and become the first (and only) individual to earn a spot on the FORBES 30 Under 30 list in two different categories.<p>And things are only getting …

Entrepreneurship

13 habits of the most persuasive people

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like <i>them</i>.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable …

Eating Yellow Food Could Be the Secret to Happiness

A cheerful strategy for when you're feeling down.<p>Some say money buys you happiness, others believe in the power of positive thinking.<p>Turns out, there could be a cheaper and easier way to put a smile on your face. According to a new study, the answer lies in eating yellow foods.<p>Research by The Happy …

12 Things Successful People NEVER Reveal About Themselves At Work

You can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.<p>Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like …

There's a tower in China that eats smog — and 800 more might be coming

Air quality is so poor in Beijing that on bad days it's hard to see buildings across the street. Strategies to live more safely in such an environment abound, and no wonder: The journal <i>Nature</i> recently found that air pollution leads to the premature death of three million people every year, mainly …