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15 Photos That Will Convince You That Iceland Belongs on Another Planet

With huge volcanoes, erupting geysers, grand glaciers, and majestic waterfalls, Iceland has a little something for everyone. Particularly for photographers, however, Iceland is like a dream. The Nordic country, that lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, is one of the most sparsely …

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People | Inc.com

When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you.<p>Here's how remarkably …

Self-improvement

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness | Inc.com

First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the word:<p>The definition of <i>grit</i> almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person …

Don't Try to Become the Best, Be Your Best Right Now

<b>“</b><b>Do the best you can, from where you are, with what you have</b><b>,</b> <b>now</b><b>.”</b> <b>~African-American proverb</b><p>When I first started on my spiritual path, I desperately …

The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and myself all have one thing in common. We each have the same amount of time: 24 hours each day to use as we see fit.<p>Last I checked, both Bill and Warren were considerably more successful than me. Sure, they have resources I …

Steve Jobs' Best Productivity Tricks

Regardless of how your feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death …

9 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do | Inc.com

If you want to be more productive, don't start by taking on new habits and routines. Instead, do less. The most productive people know how to stay focused and how to say no--but most importantly, they know how to delegate and outsource.<p>To get a handle on the time-sucking, productivity-killing tasks …

9 Ways To Harness Your Creativity ("Think Outside The Box" is Overrated)

"Think outside the box" is overrated. How about "Thinking without rules" "Thinking without limit" "Limitless thinking" or "Think above the clouds".</b> …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have …

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Co-founder of thredUp.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Break These 7 Habits to be a Highly Successful Business Revolutionary

<b>By Don Tapscott</b><p>This is not a time for tinkering in business and government. It’s a time for profound change. A new paradigm in media and technology …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

Buddhist Economics: How to Start Prioritizing People Over Products and Creativity Over Consumption

Much has been said about the difference between money and wealth and how we, as individuals, can make more of the latter, but the divergence between the two is arguably even more important the larger scale of nations and the global economy. What does it really mean to create <i>wealth</i> for people — for …

10 Empowering Beliefs That Lead You To Success

<i>“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a</i> …

5 Ways Successful People Structure Their Day

Our daily rituals are a big part of our lives. You might consistently hit the alarm clock for five more minutes, or you might already be awake and finishing your five mile jog. Our daily rituals don’t just set the tone of our day, they can also make us happier, more productive, and more …

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking | Inc.com

Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently than most people.<p>But those rare …

Leadership

These 75 Quotes Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.<p>"If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will …

Motivation

7 Things You Can Do To Build An Awesome Personal Brand

The term branding has long been relegated to companies, but today almost every individual has a personal brand. Not many of us have consciously cultivated these brands, but they exist nonetheless. A digital footprint in the sands of time and space crowd sourced by friends, colleagues, and bosses. …

Science Has It: Do These 10 Things To Keep Calm Under Pressure

Have you ever wondered what is the best way to keep calm under pressure? Perhaps you are dreading giving a musical performance, a talk or having to …

Flowchart: David Foster Wallace On How To Live A Compassionate Life

David Foster Wallace’s “This Is Water,” an essay derived from his 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon College, has become one of the most famous pieces of 21st-century writing on living a compassionate life. Over at Medium, illustrator Jessica Hagy has boiled down one of the most moving aspects of …

Call Him ‘Poprah’: Pope Francis’s 10 Commandments for a Happy Life

The world may already be swimming with self-help advice, but it’s not every day the Pope himself shares his life-hacking tips.<p>Pope Francis—who …

10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Why You Should Stop Hacking Your Life and Invest in The Journey

Rich Roll<p><b>“Maybe stop trying so hard to find shortcuts to “hack” your life. The best things are hard. Invest in the journey. Just sayin’.”</b><p>A lark of a …

How to Remove a Tick

Entomologist Marten Edwards shows the proper technique in removing ticks to help you lower the risk of contracting Lyme disease.<p><i>In this video, Muhlenberg College Entomologist Marten Edwards, Ph.D., breaks down the parts of a tick, explains the significance of a tick’s saliva to feeding and</i> …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …