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You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

11 Computer Tips and Tricks You Should Really Know About

There's bound to be at least one trick you didn't know about. Become a PC or Mac power user with our help!<p>Even though you use your computer every single day, that doesn't mean you know how to use it to its full potential. We wanted to share some tips so you can take full advantage of your Mac or PC.<p>…

Software

17 Of The Best Things Under $10 To Buy At Sephora

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

5 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Reward Employees the Right (Not the Wrong) Way | Inc.com

We all know that the best way to keep employee morale high is by recognizing and rewarding our people for the good work they do.<p>What, however, are exactly the rewards that work best in encouraging our team and employees the right way? Here are 5 proven and powerful things you can do right now that …

Employment

Been Let Down Again? 5 Keys To Creating A Culture Of Accountability

It’s an old rule of life that we teach people how to treat us. Yet how often have you held back from calling someone out for failing to follow through on what they said they would do because, well, it was just less awkward to do it yourself. At least in the short term.<p>But here’s the deal: when you …

Self-help

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

The 6 Most Important Times Your Employees Are Watching You | Inc.com

<b>A key employee resigns</b>.<br>In my work with dozens of CEOs, few things unnerve a leader faster than receiving a resignation from a pivotal team member. I've helped numerous clients navigate sudden departures. Here are the steps to communicate confidence to your employees, and continue with minimal …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Three Tips For Supercharging Small Team Collaboration

Effective collaboration is crucial for small teams working against the constraints of time and money. When you don’t have a surplus of either resource, you could run out of one—or both—if your team isn’t running like a well-oiled machine.<p>Max Yoder, the cofounder and CEO of team learning software …

Employment

5 Simple Ways To Motivate Millennials In Your Workplace

According to a survey by Deloitte, the Millennial generation, or Generation Y, will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. As this generation are now …

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders | Inc.com

About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to do, or what not to do when it comes to leading.<p>Both, I believe, are …

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How. | Inc.com

Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so jam-packed with stuff that it has no focus; it's a …

Schadenfreude

7 Ways Managers Motivate And Demotivate Employees

Few things are as costly and disruptive as managers who kill morale.<p>Few things are as costly and disruptive as managers who kill morale.<p>Demotivated employees underperform and then walk out the door at the first opportunity.<p>The scariest thing is how prevalent this lack of motivation is. Gallup …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

5 Keys to Becoming a Super Effective Leader | Inc.com

No matter how successful a businessperson you might be, leading others is a very real challenge for many. And while we know that anyone can lead, not everyone can lead effectively.<p>What are the keys to being a remarkably effective leader? Read on to find out.<p><b>1. Communicate</b><p>Communication, especially …

Leadership

Blueberry-Cream Cheese Pull-Apart Bread

Roll and stretch the dough into a 12-inch square on a lightly floured surface. Combine the cream cheese, lemon zest and nutmeg in a bowl. Spread over …

Sales Is Not Easy - And Neither Is Finding Good Salespeople

Salespeople are the lifeblood of any good business. They provide the fuel that ignites the rocket ship of growth. Yet speak to any entrepreneur and they all seem to share a common challenge: finding, hiring and motivating great salespeople. It feels like a never-ending quest, one as frustrating as …

6 Principles for Communicating a Powerful Change Vision | Inc.com

As a Navy SEAL, effective communication was tantamount to success in chaotic environments. Similarly, when you're faced with the inevitable adaptive challenges an organization encounters throughout its lifecycle, communication can either be the catalyst for success or the most damning piece of the …

Management

Why Corporate Culture Is Becoming Even More Important

Corporate culture has arguably always been important, but it’s only become a popular point of discussion in the past 20 years or so. To some, it’s become a buzzword, losing some of its meaning due to the overabundance of content and discussions surrounding it. However, I’d argue that corporate …

Corporate Culture

Why Recognition Is A Leaders Number One Tool For Boosting Results | Inc.com

I was working with a new coaching client, and we were discussing how she could look to move her leadership to the next level to get more out of her team and get them to be inspired.<p>I suggested that she should look to use recognition more. To thank her team for the work they did, tell them a good …

Employee Engagement

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

The 5 Traits That Define Great Leadership | Inc.com

Great teams are led by great leaders, and great leaders all share traits that are absolutely essential to their ability to lead. These are the 5 most important traits leaders have--if you're a leader, they will transform the way you lead for mind-blowingly rewarding results.<p><b>1. Empathy</b><p>One of the …

Self-awareness

Not an Early Bird? Here's How Night Owls Can Still Find Success.

Follow these four tried-and-true habits to maximize productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve never been an early bird. Early birds hit their stride at sunrise. As a night owl, my best ideas arrive when the sun sets. Living in a 9-to-5 society can be tough on …

In a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You Talk

When Jared walked into a meeting to discuss a new marketing approach for a product, the conversation didn’t play out well. Five minutes into the dialogue, the product manager, Françoise, started interrupting him with questions he was planning to address later in the pitch. As the conversation ran …

On The Fast Track: 25 Ways to Learn a New Skill Quickly

Whether you plan to become fluent in a new language or finally tackle that home improvement project, picking up a new skill can seem …

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

Beef Short Rib Stew (Slow Cooker Kalbijjim)

In a blender, blend the soy sauce, mirin, sake, black pepper, daikon radish, Asian pear, apple and garlic until smooth.<p>Rub the short ribs with the …

8 Things Smart People Never Reveal About Themselves At Work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

A Zen Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies to Improve Your Personal Relationships

<i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.” – Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>Mindfulness is all about being aware of your surroundings and …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning