Kyle McKay

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This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Looking At Failures And Setbacks This Way Has Increased My Success | Inc.com

Just today I received some news that one of my personal projects (not business related) was at the risk of not succeeding. This personal project was something that I had poured 100s of hours into (not to mention all the money I spent.) Not going to lie, I was extremely frustrated when I first heard …

Self-improvement

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals | Inc.com

Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us achieve our New Year's resolutions. (I mean besides the polar vortex, which of course, screws us all up).<p>In …

Psychology

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain

I tried eating, exercising, sleeping, and spending 'perfectly' for a week — and realized I've been approaching my goals all wrong

I'm very familiar with that feeling — I have more on the list than I can often keep track of: I want to eat healthier, exercise more, cook more often, get less takeout, take fewer cabs, not eat the ice cream in the freezer (or at least not replace the ice cream in the freezer once I've eaten it), …

Bay Area pot laws are confusing - Here's what you need to know

California pot legalization initiative Proposition 64 allows all adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of cannabis buds, seven grams of extract, and grow six plants in their homes.<p>But are medical marijuana dispensaries open in your town? Is it OK to grow some plants in your outdoor garden? …

Cannabis

A millennial’s guide to killing it at Instagram

Are you furious that you only have thirty-four Instagram followers? Do you fantasize about becoming the next hottest influencer in comedy? Would you pay real money to know the secret formula of Insta-success? If you answered yes to any of those questions, yikes.<p>Just kidding, who wouldn’t want that? …

29 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Smarter About Money | Inc.com

<i>Which is the best way to learn about stocks? 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 James Altucher, Author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I wanted to learn about …

Stock Markets

10 business lessons I learned from Marc Andreessen, one of the smartest investors in the world

I have recorded nearly every workout since age 18 or so. Roughly 8 feet of shelf space in my home is occupied by spine upon spine of notebook upon notebook. That, mind you, is one subject. It extends to dozens.<p>Some people would call this OCD, and many would consider it a manic wild goose chase. I …

How to Start a Tech Company When You Have No Tech Experience

It’s the norm for aspiring entrepreneurs these days to want to build a tech-based business, be it a mobile app, a cloud-based service or a social …

Here’s a Handy Guide to Writing Your First Business Plan

<i>Taking Care of Business</i><i>: A week devoted to taking our professional lives up a notch.</i><p>So you have an idea. Biodegradable hair ties! A bar slash …

Small Business

4 success tips from a fintech entrepreneur

While WB21 — the company behind Michael Gastauer's success — is fascinating, I was more interested in discovering the business habits that he used to help him turn WB21 into what it is today.<p>Through my work at Taco, I got the opportunity to meet him for breakfast and find out the key to his success …

Self-improvement

9 Things Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know

Well, that’s the million-dollar question, right? Everyone in the world of real estate financing wishes there was an easy, straight-forward answer. …

8 Resources You Need To Get Started In The Flowering Cannabis Industry

When cannabis flowers, it's time to harvest. And, you can harvest it freely in more U.S. locations than ever before. Where farming, harvesting, and selling are legal, you need to know what you are doing if you want to get started as a cannapreneur in the flowering cannabis industry.<p>It's now an …

This guy has traveled to over 80 countries — here's the one money-saving travel hack he swears by

Experienced traveler and Quora user Konrad Waliszewski answered with one tip: <b>alternative travel route hacking</b>.<p>Waliszewski is the founder and CEO of TripScout, a travel app that provides users with city guides and maps. He's also traveled to over 80 countries and has his own travel blog, …

Check Out These Pitch Decks From Airbnb, YouTube and Other Famous Startups

Airbnb described its service as a way to “save money, make money, and share culture.” BuzzFeed billed itself as a “one stop shop for web buzz.” And …

The ultimate roundup of life advice for twenty something dreamers

This project changed my life…<p>After quitting my consulting job in NYC and moving to Medellín, Colombia to pursue my dream of working for myself, it …

Motivation

The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions

The post The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comOlympic National Park …

12 lessons I learned from following the morning routines of 5 super successful people

I wanted to see what it would do to my productivity, happiness levels, and wellbeing.<p>For an entire working week each, I tried to mirror what Jack Dorsey, Arianna Huffington, Barack Obama, Benjamin Franklin, and Indra Nooyi do in the morning.<p>In the case of Huffington and Franklin, I also followed …

20 Metrics All Entrepreneurs Must Measure From Their Social Media Marketing

<i>This guest column is by Rishabh Dev, Managing Director at</i> <i>Mapplinks</i><p>So many tools, so many metrics, but which are the right ones for a startup?<p>As an …

Marketing

Marketing Advice From an 18-Year-Old College Grad and Entrepreneur

"I made about 37 infographics that generated almost a million views."<p>Though he may not realize it, Vip Sitaraman is a genius of content creation, as he rattles off the statistics of his most recent exploit. At just age 18, Sitaraman has graduated from the University of Arizona, traveled the world, …

28 Daily Habits These Executives Swear by for Success

The highest achieving people have figured out that doing the right things day in and out is a recipe for success.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives about the things they're doing every day which give them an edge, and certain themes have surfaced …

California has a whopping 17 voter initiatives this year — on nearly every major hot-button issue

California will put a whopping 17 voter initiatives before voters on November 8, the day of the presidential election.<p>Initiatives include a proposition to legalize marijuana statewide and two measures addressing the death penalty - one proposes repealing it, while the other suggests speeding up the …

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Marketing

The Ignored and Incredible Value of These 6 Social Media Marketing Tools

As marketers, what return are your receiving on your investment of time? Set monetary investment aside for a moment and consider time, an equally …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …