Jake Fletcher

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How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Early and Live Happily? 10 Reasons It's Less Than You Think | Inc.com

Just as we should all define "success" differently, how you define "retirement" is totally up to you. Some people plan to retire and never work another day; others plan to retire yet keep working--in some capacity--until they die.<p>However you define retirement, though, hopefully it includes having …

Retirement

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

Comedy

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

How a U.S. team uses Facebook, guerrilla marketing to peel off potential ISIS recruits

Sometime today, a teenager in Tunis will check his smartphone for the latest violent video from the Islamic State. But the images that pop up first will be of a different genre: young Muslims questioning the morality of terrorists who slaughter innocents and enslave girls for sex.<p>“Don’t you kill …

Islam

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 …

How to Find Your Life's Purpose and Make Yourself a Better Person

Some mornings, you may feel that there’s something deeper you could be a part of. You feel the pull towards something but you can’t exactly pin it …

Codes of Conduct

Photos to Make You Want to Pack Your Bags and Move to Scotland

So far in my travels I have visited roughly 1/4 of all the countries in the world. That’s both a lot and hardly any at the same time – there’s still …

Scotland

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday | Inc.com

For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for …

Creativity

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

3 Proven Rituals That Will Make You Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

How to make butterbeer, the ultimate wizarding winter warmer, at home

There’s something magical about coming in from the cold. There’s the sharpness of wind still on your cheeks and the smell of snow on your coat. And …

Universal Studios

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …