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5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Wall Street

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams | Inc.com

• "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." --James Cameron<br>• "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." --Henry …

Motivation

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Is your favorite fitness routine falling flat or trending up? Based on a few surveys, I've got the "official" news on what's hot and what's not for 2016.<p>First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about <b>trends</b>, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, …

Exercise

Is it Wrong to Outfox an Airline at its Own Game?

Nikolas Langes thought he knew every trick in the book for saving money on airline tickets. After all, he's the founder of an online start-up called Tripdelta, which specializes in finding inexpensive fares.<p>Turns out he didn't. One day, he noticed a discrepancy between fares based on the currency …

Travel Deals

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

Air Travel

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

How To Brand Yourself As An Expert In Your Field In 10 Steps

Have you ever heard of a little business term called “pre-framing”? Basically, this is how people perceive you before really knowing you.<p>If you know …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros

Shares 35K<p>Are you looking for ways to enhance your social media marketing?<p>Do you want new tools to simplify your marketing tasks?<p>We asked a group of …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Recipe from Cooking Light: Seared Scallops with Roasted Tomatoes

Bananas<p><b>Why they’re good for you:</b> While this tropical fruit is an American favorite, bananas are actually classified as an herb, and the correct name …

Food

5 Mind-Blowing Lessons From the Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

The 20 most popular TED talks ever are likely to make you question just about everything.<p>What does it take to be happy? How do you motivate the people who work for you to do their best? How do you know what is and isn't real in the world around you?<p>You may think you know the answers to all these …

TED Talks

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

22 Genius Tips To Help You Cook More On Weeknights

Save money, eat healthy, and organize your kitchen all at once!

Enriching Your Employee Experience From the Start | Inc.com

The start of a new year is a great time to enrich the messaging of your culture and to state (or restate) what you as a leader expect of your team. One very impactful way to do this is with your employee guidebook. Have you read yours recently? Does it accurately reflect your evolving company …

The Workplace

Resolve For 2015: Strengthen Your Own BRAVE Leadership

Webster defines “brave” as having or showing courage – the mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. BRAVE is also an acronym for Behaviors, Relationships, Attitudes, Values, and Environment, which together form a framework for leadership. Resolve …

16 Best Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership Articles of the Year | Inc.com

Learn how to transform your life for the better with 16 of the Web’s favorite entrepreneurship and leadership articles from this year. Guaranteed to encourage and inspire, these popular posts are absolute must-reads.<p>Mental fortitude is essential for entrepreneurship, and in this wildly popular …

Entrepreneurship
Marketing

10 Mind-Blowing Videos Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

When executed well, inspirational, educational, and motivational lectures and lessons are extremely powerful. Why? Because they express what we know, recognize, feel, believe, think, accept, imagine, hope, fear, desire, acknowledge, and/or have experienced as a life truth. They help us to …

Motivation

How To Work Much Faster

Working quickly is one of the most important characteristics of the high performing business person.<p>You can be highly intelligent, motivated and experienced, but if your output is slow then you’ll never reach your potential.<p>Speedy working is a craft well worth learning, but few executives spend any …

10 High-Protein Desserts You Don't Have to Save for a Special Occasion

It's easy to think that sweets and protein never mix, given that most baked goods are decidedly lacking in protein status. To be fair, the …

Dessert

23 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Casseroles are making a comeback. And they damn well should. What could be easier than tossing together any combination of protein, carbs, and …

Cooking

35 Quick and Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

By the time noon rolls around, it may seem <i>too</i> easy to head to nearest pizza joint. But hold up: We have 35 healthy lunches that are 400 calories or …

Healthy Eating

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

Workouts

Improve Your Deadlift

That's why I believe <i>everyone</i> should deadlift. From professional athletes to housewives to retirees, the exercise is a good fit for the majority of people that step into a gym. After all, most people deadlift on a daily basis anyway. Picking up a bag of salt? That's a deadlift. Hoisting a bag of …

Modern HR Or How To Earn Your Employees Every Day

Many executives define their customer experience strategies as an effort designed to earn their clients over and over again. In today’s talent-centric corporate landscape, it seems to me that modern human resources (HR) could use a similar adage: How can we help our employees choose our company …