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Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

13 Inventive Bullet Journal Ideas

01 of 13<p>Helpful Ways to Maximize the Impact of a Bullet Journal<p>A bullet journal is mainly a planner that you can tailor to your specific needs. …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

10 Epic Page-Turning Novels

The World of Tomorrow<i>, Brendan Mathews's engrossing debut novel, tracks three Irish brothers tumbling through New York during an eventful two weeks</i> …

Books

10 Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy level and self-control.<p>9 min read<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on …

Time Management

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you.<p>That means they're susceptible to the same …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

10 Ways to Make Comfort Food Healthy

Crisp, autumn days seem to require the kind of warmth that your favorite sweater just can’t provide. When it’s especially nippy, a warm bowl of soup …

Best iPhone Apps for Strength Training

There are many apps for iPhone and Android devices that help you work out. They cover everything from strength training and running to just about any …

Exercise

No money for marketing? Some easy tips for zero budget small businesses

Money’s too tight to mention, as the song goes. So how do you get hero returns from your zero marketing budget? What are some of the cheap and cheery …

10 Inspiring TED Talks That'll Boost Your Self-Confidence

Check out these TED talks when you're feeling down and out, stuck, unmotivated, or in need of a confidence boost.

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

10 Easy Ways To Positively Improve Your Romantic Relationship Today

With the everyday stresses associated with work, kids, caring for aging parents, maintaining a home, volunteering, and shuttling to different …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Anyone Can Code

A couple months ago, my grandmother received a brand new iPhone as a present for her seventy-fifth birthday. Her reaction was priceless: surprise followed by confusion followed by absolute terror. As our family looked on at her with encouraging smiles, she instinctively grasped on to her old Nokia …

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.<p>We've put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!

27 Simple Things to Start Doing for Your Happiness

<i>It only takes one person to make you happy and change your life: YOU.</i><p>I am endlessly fascinated by the link between the way we choose to live our …

Feel Good Songs: 10 All-Time 'Feel Good' Songs, According To Science (VIDEOS)

The power of music when it comes to lifting spirits and comforting depression is well-documented. Time and again, researchers have determined that …

29 Favorite Business Tech Tools of Entrepreneurs in 2015 | Inc.com

These days it seems like there's a better way to do almost anything. Whether you're sharing documents and pictures, managing email, or even updating your Facebook and Twitter accounts, chances are there's a way you could do it more efficiently. This capability, of course, is largely due to …

Small Business

5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

Productivity

How to Change the World... and Make a Profit

Calling all aspiring founders of social-impact organizations: You don't have to become a nonprofit in order to lead positive change. You can foster serious community transformation and solve important social issues while still turning a profit. And that profit...<i>get this</i>...can enable you to sustain …

Conscience

20 Business & Marketing Podcasts for Entrepreneurs: 2015 Edition

Who needs college when you have access to all the business and marketing podcasts in iTunes?<p>Seriously, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made …

10 Commandments for a Smart and Simple Life

My husband Thom and I have been on the path of simplifying our lives for several years. Every now and then we like to sit down and discuss ways we can better live that example. So while we don't consider ourselves experts on the subject, we do think it's helpful to list what we consider to be most …

10 Great Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use | Inc.com

Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use:<p>Observe Yourself and Other People<p>Step one in being a good time manager includes observing the ways you presently spend your time. Take note of where your time goes, as well as with whom and where you spend it. As you're aware of …

Productivity

Get Better at Getting Better: The Kaizen Productivity Philosophy

Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organized way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to "good …

Developing a Startup with a Limited Budget

Launching a startup is a dream for many entrepreneurs, but it is a bit of a lofty dream at that. Great businesses have a clearer path to investors …

50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow On Twitter

<b>Editor’s Note: This is not an official FORBES list.</b><p>If founding a startup was easy, then there would be a lot more people participating in the exciting and sometimes exhausting trip that entrepreneurs experience on a daily basis. That’s why we sometimes need some advice, inspiration and insights …

Build Mental Toughness In Under Two Minutes with this Mental Workout

In order to strengthen your mind and build mental toughness, you need to work it the same way you would work your muscles in the gym. This mental …

Self-improvement