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3 Types of Procrastinators and What Motivates Them (infographic) | Inc.com

You know you work better under pressure, preferring to put things off until it's really crunch time.<p>After all, why do right now what you could put off for just another few hours?<p>There are those people who jump on each task the minute it comes up, ritually crossing to-do items off their list one by …

Procrastination

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Budget For Culture: How Investing In Your Team Drives Results

As a leader, every decision you make shapes your organizational culture, and when it comes to budgeting your limited resources, these decisions send powerful messages to your people about what’s most important. After all, money doesn’t just talk — it shouts your priorities through a bullhorn. You …

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life | Inc.com

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively. That is the purpose of these 11 tips for time management …

Why You Should Put Down That Tablet Or Phone If You Want Better Sleep

If your plans for the New Year include figuring out how to work a little more better-quality sleep into your schedule, here’s one word to remember: <i>Blue</i>. Using electronic devices that emit blue light before bedtime can disturb sleep patterns and deprive you of those precious ZZZZZs your brain and …

The most anticipated innovations coming in 2015

In the age of venture capital and crowdfunding, it’s not at all unusual that by the time a technology or breakthrough reaches the marketplace, the narrative that carried it to this point has been unfolding for some time.<p>These days, I like to say the process of innovation takes place as much in a …

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …

The First Book You Need to Read in 2015

A disclaimer: Frank Turek, President of CrossExamined.org and author of <i>I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist</i> is a friend of mine. More than …

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast | Inc.com

The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as they can. For most of us, this means setting the alarm clock a little earlier each day, and getting a lot more done before we head off to the …

Success

6 Ways to Make More Mindful Money Decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>So you say you’re committed to making 2015 the year that you’ll be unveiling a new-and-improved you.<p>You’ve pledged to stop inhaling gelato by the pint, and you’ll hit the elliptical three times—a week.<p>Another important resolution to consider tacking onto …

5 Bedtime Snacks That'll Help You Sleep Better

After-dinner noshing might not be such a bad idea after all…<p>If you're constantly groggy but struggling to get the sleep you need, your biological clock could be out of whack. Thankfully, getting your snooze cycle back in sync might be as simple as picking a new bedtime snack, according to a new …

Nutrition

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you’ve probably never even heard of. Darwin earned their …

“You have to go on a journey”: How one man traveled to the end of the Earth in search of spirituality

Bruce Feiler went on six pilgrimages in a single year<p>Each year, millions of people embark on spiritual pilgrimages or journeys that will take them across the globe in search of answers to life's biggest questions. Bruce Feiler, a renowned expert on religion in modern life, took this feat to the …

Many Entrepreneurs Are Too Busy, But Not Productive

If you define your self-worth as an entrepreneur by how busy you are, it’s time to find another lifestyle. We all know people who are extraordinarily busy, but never seem to accomplish anything. For survival, entrepreneurs need to be all about accomplishing results that matter for themselves, their …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

Does Religion Cause War... And Do Atheists Have Something To Answer For?

<i>The Huffington Post UK's Beyond Belief series chronicled the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their faith to create a force for change.</i><p>It …

Forrester's Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020

Forrester recently released its biennial report on the top emerging technologies to watch: now through 2020. The authors of the report note that “enterprise architects struggle with the speed of new technology delivery and constantly changing business strategies and requirements. To improve, …

10 Productivity Tricks You Should Use to Be Successful | Inc.com

Procrastination frankly just feels good ... right up to the minute when we recall that we really must get things done. That's when it gets ugly. All of us hop into ninja mode and then scramble around until everything gets accomplished--of course, half-heartedly.<p>Then we vow to ourselves that we'll …

Time Management

Teespring Says It's Minting New Millionaires Selling Its T-Shirts, Raises $35 Million Of Its Own

Some tech companies look to change the way we communicate or can travel in space. Teespring helps people sell t-shirts. Custom, well-made t-shirts. And it’s good at what it does.<p>Teespring has sold 6 million shirts this year through its customers, hundreds of whom make more than $100,000 from their …

Is New York the New Model for Startup Cities?

Its rise has been remarkable. But should aspiring tech hubs really emulate the Big Apple?<p>New York’s rise as a startup hub is a well-known (I’ve written about it a number of times). The Big Apple has gone from a place that had virtually no high-tech startups to one that hosts a sector attracting …

If the mindfulness craze is really so cool, why did Anders Breivik use it?

When we hear about mindfulness, we think of Zen Buddhism, right? Yet Western religions encourage contemplative practices too. (If we are not prepared …

Mindfulness

Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Respected More Than Loved | Inc.com

One of the vivid memories I have from being a startup CEO is the feeling that most people in your company have a look in their eyes that like they can do your job as well as you. How hard could it be? You just assign out tasks to all of us.<p>In the early days, the CEO is the jack-of-all-trades, …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

6 reasons religion may do more harm than good

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>It’s hard to argue with some of these…<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 17, 2014 3:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even …

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18 Reasons Why Fiji Has To Be Your Next Vacation Destination

The only thing you should be asking yourself when you're not in Fiji is "Why am I not in Fiji?"<p>It's sitting <i>right there</i>, just waiting for you in the South Pacific. This country is a true tropical paradise, but that doesn't just mean you'll be lazing around all day on the beach –- even if, with …

​Deezer's redesigned its web interface to look more like a tablet app

Excited to take advantage of Deezer's ad-free desktop streaming, but prefer the look of the service's tablet app? You're in luck: the company just gave its web interface a visual overhaul, conveniently inspired by its own tablet interface. The new design puts music discovery front and center, …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …