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10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing | Inc.com

First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to reach out and let us know what other habits were missing. Sure enough, there are quite a few.<p>Here are 10 more …

Self-improvement

4 ways to improve your brain health

The human brain is the most extraordinary and complex object in the known universe, a kilogram and a half of soft tissue that, at its peak, leaves …

How to excel in your new job

Your first 90 days at a new job are perhaps your most important in the length of your career.<p>Many companies will hire you on contract for that time — …

Buy Experiences, Not Things

Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.<p>Forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. It wanders about a third of the time while a person is reading, talking with other people, or taking care of …

4 Surprising Mental Hacks to Nail Your Next Interview

It’s the morning of your big interview and you’re a nervous wreck. Your palms are sweating, you can’t find your resume and you've become convinced …

17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle offered an explanation a really, really long time ago: "We are what we repeatedly …

Self-improvement

Win Over an Opponent by Asking for Advice

What do an inflated surgical bill, a fuming real-estate developer, and a dreaded performance appraisal have in common? All can be mitigated with one simple gesture: a request for advice.<p>We seek advice on a daily basis, on everything from who grills the best burger in town to how to handle a sticky …

The One and Only Secret for Achieving Massive Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turn on the TV or flip through your favorite magazine and chances are you will come across some ad or article that promises massive success in your life or business if you just buy this particular product or do this one particular thing. …

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions

I recently laid out the year’s most oddball interview questions. The Glassdoor list included queries from companies like Google, Bain & Co., and Amazon, which are notorious for their perplexing and unusual job interview questions.<p>In 2012, the search giant asked a candidate, “How many cows are in …

11 Interview Questions You Wouldn't Think to Ask--But Should | Inc.com

Everyone wants to make better hiring decisions. Most people focus on how well candidates perform in the interview: In theory, if you ask the right questions, you'll get answers that will give you insight into what the candidates really bring to the table.<p>The following companies use questions that …

Employment

7 Ways Successful People Give Abundantly Without Burning Out

For years, there’s been an American cultural belief at work that the key drivers of success are passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But as our world is changing at the speed of light, we’re finding now that success is increasingly dependent on <i>how we interact with others</i> – the ways in which we …

A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are already plenty of reasons to keep your caffeine addiction alive and kicking: habitual coffee drinkers are less likely to die of heart failure as those who don't indulge, and research has suggested that caffeine may help prevent …

Why Leadership Training Doesn't Work

I love watching my granddaughter learn to do things. She now knows how to put on her socks and then her shoes, and she takes great pride in demonstrating this accomplishment. A couple of months ago she was completely dependent on grownups to go from shoeless to shoed; now she can do it herself.<p>How …

Your 'High-Earning Years': Salary Secrets For Your 20s, 30s And 40s

When we’re younger, we probably think that we’ll make more money when we’re older. Job seniority comes with promotions—and raises—right?<p>As it turns out, your money arc is shorter than you think. According to an analysis from PayScale.com, women’s pay peaks at age 39, and, according to their median …

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a raucous bacchanalia of sex, drugs, and money on Wall Street that focuses on the excesses of Jordan Belfort’s career at over-the-counter brokerage house Stratton Oakmont. Scorsese and lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio seem less interested in the true facts …

20 ways to find your calling http://onforb.es/1b8NoJ7 #forbesgreatesthits Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let's get started.

14 things successful people do on weekends: http://onforb.es/1gArmXC #forbesgreatesthits 2. Exercise. It's the perfect opportunity to clear you mind and create fresh ideas.

How To Have A More Successful Career In 2014

It’s a new year and a brand new opportunity to achieve the goals you have intended to over the years. In order to make your goals a reality, it’s time to gain a renewed momentum and motivation in your work life.<p>Why change your habits in 2014? For starters, success brings more money, more career …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

The First Step To Building Your Personal Brand

Sure, everyone knows what a brand is. Coke, Pepsi, McDonald’s. But that buzzword is getting thrown around a whole lot in career and job search conversations these days, too. And you might be thinking to yourself, “why do <i>I</i> really have to care about this?”<p>Here’s why: Whether you’re on the job hunt, a …

The 10 Worst Communication Mistakes For Your Career

“How do you signal to the world you’re leadership material?” asks Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an economist and the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) in New York. “You don’t get a shot at being a leader unless you signal right.”<p>According to a new year-long study of over 4,000 …

5 Unexpected Ways To Build Your Personal Brand

Sometimes, effective personal branding requires nixing conventional wisdom. Here are five tips to help you increase your visibility, influence and success.<p><b>1. Be Lazy.</b> One misconception about personal branding is that you need to constantly create new content to build your brand. For the overworked, …

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …