Jason McAndrew

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Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Creativity

John Steinbeck Has a Crisis in Confidence While Writing The Grapes of Wrath: “I am Not a Writer. I’ve Been Fooling Myself and Other People”

In a 1904 letter, Franz Kafka famously wrote, “a book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us,” a line immortalized in pop culture by David …

Literature

The next big wellness trend capitalizes on your love of high-pressure showers and hugs

Why do hugs feel so good? Why do massages de-stress us? Why do some people like sleeping with heavy blankets, even in the heat of summer? Why do we love high-pressure showers and squeezing our loved ones’ hands as a sign of support?<p>It’s all to do with pressure—and utilizing its soothing powers is …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Leadership

How to Make Big Bucks While Selling Your Products for Free

Use a free plus shipping funnel to generate brand loyalty and create revenue.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing funnels are very effective at converting your website visitors into paying customers, and savvy marketers are constantly looking for ways to increase …

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

How Smart People Work Less And Get More Done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Ten Reasons Talented People Stay In Lousy Jobs

Dear Liz,<p>For a long time I’ve told myself that it doesn’t really matter whether I like my job or not.<p>I put my job in the category “Good Enough” and I …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

Conscious Breathing: A Simple Way to Work Through Emotional Pain and Be Present in Your Life

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I never gave much thought to my breath unless I …

Meditation

I Had 3 Days To Capture The Magnificent Landscapes Of Tuscany

I took a trip to Tuscany to capture some nice scenes there. It was in Autumn, and I have to say I'm impressed with this place.<p>Countless hills, …

Tuscany

Science Says This Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain in Shape

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better. Which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

How Music Affects Your Brain (Plus 11 Artists To Listen To At Work)

There you sit again: browser open in front of you, the hum of your office in the background, your to-do list sprawled out on your screen and waiting …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

Want to get really rich?

You must have heard the saying, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” But the really rich say, “Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the …

Investing

The Good Old Days? 12 Crazy Vintage Ads That Prove We've Come A Long Way

The good old days, when life was simple for married couples because everyone understood their own place. Those who didn’t know what was expected from …

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science) | Inc.com

Do you ever feel like you're always striving towards something--like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline--without fully reaping the potential benefits that come after attaining it because you're so burnt out? Chances are, you're not the only one.<p>Very often, people …

Self-improvement

The secret to wealth I learned from a Nobel Prize Winner

A simple equation can be the key to wealth. Source: Flickr/Marco<p>We thought we were hot stuff…<p>In 1985, Goldman Sachs plucked me from Northwestern …

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

I first started working for Apple on the PR agency side at Porter Novelli in Sydney, Australia in 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company and the product line was a shamble of computers with confusing names, printers, scanners, and a curious, yet ill-conceived PDA called the Newton.<p>The …

Want to Get Rich? 9 Signs You Will Achieve the Success You Deserve | Inc.com

It's hard to be successful. It's really hard to be extremely successful. And it may be even harder to feel rich.<p>Of course "success" is something we all define differently, and <i>should</i> define differently. And so is the definition of "rich."<p>Many people who feel successful also feel rich, whether in …

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

Top V.C. on “Mostly Crap” Start-Ups, Mark Zuckerberg, and Early Facebook’s Grim Lunches

Former Facebook employee Chamath Palihapitiya dishes the dirt—and more—on Silicon Valley’s biggest companies.<p>Even in Silicon Valley, the home of the ever-present origin story, <b>Chamath Palihapitiya</b> has a pretty incredible narrative. The Sri Lankan immigrant escaped a civil war in his homeland before …

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

Building A Modern Brand: Strategy, Creativity and Agility

Building brands in the mad men era was a relatively straight forward endeavor…<p>A brand needed to effectively communicate its value to the consumer, …

Marketing

9 Smart Reasons You Need to Be Using Facebook Ads Now

Here's why Facebook ads will make your business extremely successful in 2016.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social media with the</i> …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …