Jimi Benavidez

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18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

Japan

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

5 communication tricks Warren Buffett and other successful leaders use to get ahead

Legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett realized an important career lesson early on: Without the right delivery, even the …

Body Language

15 Traits of the Worst Leaders (Avoid at All Costs) | Inc.com

Take a second to think about the best and worst bosses you've ever had. Think about the difference in how you feel thinking about one versus the other. Now that you're the leader, what feeling are you giving your team?<p>It's no surprise that the best companies are started and directed by great …

Team Building

The Lost City of Z Is a Mysterious, Enthralling Masterpiece

James Gray’s exploration of the Amazon at the turn of the 20th century is the best work of his career.<p>An essential job of great epic cinema is to conjure the unimaginable for viewers, to create glorious sights and give them depth and context, to try and take in the beauty of the natural world while …

Lost City of Z

An Honest Review Of Google Home And Amazon's Alexa

After testing, playing with and angrily berating Google Home and Alexa, I think I’ve got a fairly good grip on how they both fare as personal assistants.<p>What I can say, unequivocally, is that they’re a YUGE improvement on what we’ve had to date, which is probably no surprise. The earliest versions …

Smart Homes

Apple releases iOS 10.3 as well as macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates

It’s patch day at Apple. The company just released four new versions of its four operating systems for all its devices — iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2. Some of those updates are more important than others.<p>Let’s start with iOS 10.3. The new version adds Find My AirPods, and we …

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

<i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anuj Raman, founder and evangelist at 10xreading.com, on</b> …

Quora

Three Ways To Combat Unhappiness At Work | Inc.com

Every career has ups and downs, but what about those jobs where you feel unappreciated, out of touch, or just don't get along with your boss? There are a number of reasons why you might not like your job, but no matter the reason, it doesn't mean you're stuck there. If you are unhappy at work, …

Employment

You Actually Can Teach Employees How To Have A Great Attitude

Teaching attitude is something that a lot of leaders give up on before they even try. They say “Pat just is the way he is. He’s a little cranky, and he’s a little sarcastic, but I can’t do much about that.” But when you look at great leaders, they do teach attitude, and so can you.<p>The first step is …

Leadership

Financial Secrets From A 20-Something Blogger Who Makes $100K Per Month

We’ve all seen the scam emails, tweets, and comments. “I make $7000 dollars a week working from home! Find out how!!!” Or some variation thereof. If you believe that, I always think, then I have a Nigerian prince I’d love to introduce you to.<p>Which is why, when I heard Michelle Schroeder-Gardner’s …

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome | Inc.com

Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as Impostor Syndrome, reflects is the core belief that you are …

Self-improvement

9 Important Financial Lessons Every Working Adult Should Learn

Develop These Money-Management Skills to Get Your Finances Under Control<p>Updated April 20, 2018<p>Navigating the world of personal finance can be …

Personal Finance

The 4 Habits You Need to Change to Get Out of Debt This Year

Updated January 03, 2017<p>Got debt?<p>So do 80% of Americans, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Those obligations can come in the form of mortgage …

Personal Finance

4 Big Investing Trends You Can Bet On for the Next Several Years

Here's where to look for big shifts, and how to bet on them.<p>Exchange-traded funds are beloved for the ease and speed with which they can be bought …

This accessory fixes everything that's wrong with Apple's new MacBook Pro

The HyperDrive USB-C adapter adds useful ports to the MacBook Pro.<p>It's dongle city. That's how you can describe Apple's new MacBook Pro.<p>The company's decision to include only two USB-C ports (four on the more expensive Touch Bar model) have forced users to rely on expensive and clunky dongles to …

MacBook Pro

Steps to Convert Blu-ray to MOV for iTunes on Mac/PC | Love Media Players

With high resolution, Blu-ray is ruling the Home Entertainment. You might have paid a good amount of money for your Blu-ray collections and they can …

Eco-friendly tiny house offers reclaimed style and drawbridge deck

It’s a special one<p>Today in rad brand extensions, Canadian green living blog Greenmoxie has unveiled their 340-square-foot, off-grid tiny house on wheels that is now available for purchase. Originally intended as an one-off project for readers to book on Airbnb, the now commercialized model …

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

How to Connect a Macbook to a TV Using HDMI

How to Connect a Macbook to a TV Using HDMI<p>Updated on October 24, 2016<p><i>How do you connect your Macbook to a TV</i>? Apple itself isn't really giving much …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

Every Manager Needs to Practice Two Types of Coaching

Performance reviews haven’t disappeared quite yet. “Despite all the buzz about abolishing formal performance reviews, the vast majority of organizations continue to employ traditional vehicles for sharing performance-related information,” reported a recent study by Human Resource Executive. A …

This Is the iPhone 7 You Should Buy

Apple’s newest iPhone is here, and you’ve got just a few short hours (12:01am PT) to figure out which one is the absolute best deal. Although Apple …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Toxic People

To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can’t. …

10 things emotionally intelligent people refuse to think

The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're familiar with cognitive distortion or cognitive bias, these psychology terms teach us that there are subtle ways that our mind can convince us of …

Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Predictor

Everyone is familiar with the term 'intelligence quotient' or IQ as a measure of intelligence. However, is it the best predictor of success especially as a leader? There is another level of intelligence that is viewed equally, if not more importantly, as a measure of potential leadership success …

Bill Gates and 20 Million More Smart Folks Use This Learning Platform--Should You?

Some 20 million people turn to it for 10,000 free, self-paced courses from companies such as Pixar.<p>Ever felt held back because you didn't have the chance to learn at your own pace? Welcome to my high school algebra class. It was years before I had the mental discipline, or maybe the patience, to …

Leadership Lessons from CEO Coach Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell, a legendary mentor and executive coach to many of Silicon Valley’s luminaries, died in April. On stage at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech …