WORD TO THE WISE

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Richard Branson Says Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, the …

Richard Branson

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Productivity

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Whether you received a new iPhone over the holidays as a gift or treated yourself to one, chances are you’re not using your smartphone to its fullest.<p>After all, with many hundreds of embedded features, not to mention a new operating system (iOS 11), no doubt there are some things you had no idea …

iOS

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Self-improvement

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Gandhi on God and Religion: 10 Quotes

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 to 1948), India’s “Father of the Nation,” spearheaded the country’s Freedom Movement for Independence from British …

The Secret to Being a Better Writer, According to a 'New York Times' Best-Selling Author

His books have sold millions of copies around the world and have claimed top spots on nearly every notable bestseller list in the country. Here are some of his secrets to being a better communicator in writing.<p>Although he has written some of the most iconic books of his time, and sold millions of …

The 1 Mistake That’s Aging You

Do you think your best years are yet to come? Or, are your glory days behind you? According to a new study from Trinity College Dublin, the way you …

Research

23 Relationship Tips That You Definitely Need To Hear

Snooping through your partner's social media is not the way to figure out if you can trust them or not, guys.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i><p>Keep in mind that in a relationship where physical, emotional, or substance abuse is an issue, seeking professional help is essential. If …

These 6 things will *actually* make you happy, according to science

What’s the one thing you’re pining for in your life that would make you happier if only it would happen? A new job? Romance? More Instagram …

Happiness

This Psychology Study Shows That You Can Accurately Judge Someone From How They Look

Our facial perceptions of others can give startling insights into their success.<p>Whenever we try to make a judgment on someone we meet, we hear the same thing over and over: "Trust your gut."<p>We might spend days, months, or even years trying to figure someone out. Is he who he says he is? Should I …

Why Even Ambitious People Rarely Become Successful

Success is not extrinsic.<p>Success is <i>not</i> extrinsic.<p>It's not measurable.<p>"Success" can only truly occur internally, because it is based on emotion. At the most basic level, success if your relationship with yourself. Most people are living a lie. They purposefully ignore and distract themselves from …

Self-improvement

Got 100 Days? Here's How to Achieve a Key Goal Before Your Time Runs Out

One hundred days is the perfect time period to achieve a big goal.<p><i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. …

Productivity

Want An Ordinary Life? Here's How.

Life offers no guarantees but this much is certain.<p>If you clicked on this article because you're okay giving up on your dreams for what's ordinary and predictable there's not much need to read any further, just carry on; it's your choice and you're the only person who has to live with it.<p>Still …

Self-improvement

Breathing Through Global Grief

I am sitting down awhile to get my bearings. So much to take in! So much fear, anger, and stress arising from the many places of chaos on Mother …

Now, more than ever, Americans need to focus on the future!

Now, more than ever, Americans need to focus on the future. By that, I mean, preparing young people who will be seeking meaningful employment, …

🎧 Discover Your Midlife Mojo

Does midlife have to be the beginning of the end of fun, sexiness or meaning? Or, could it be the start of an adventurous, juicy and purposeful time …

Entrepreneurship

Powerful Perception in Healing

Looking out my window or within through the window of my soul is like watching the changing seasons. Those not part of Florida don’t think we even …

When Your Mind Is Screaming 'Are You Nuts', Listen to Your Heart

Nineteen years ago, Lance and I met for the first time. I was fifty-six, he was forty-nine. I was single for the first time since the age of …

7 things you'll never hear a successful person say

If you spend time around truly successful people, you may notice that there are some things they simply refuse to say.<p>They don't waste their time dwelling on negative thoughts or making excuses. They know that self-limiting beliefs keep them from success and excuses are simply stories that don't …

8 Ways to Build a Life You Love

Success that brings joy requires enough money and abundant love.<p>Joy is our personal right. We each have this one amazing, but brief chance to build lives we love. If we don’t deeply believe we deserve happiness, that we deserve abundance, and to live unrestricted, we end up living lives of …

25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

Quality sleep, big dreams and meaningful conversations are all part of the mix for those lucky enough to call themselves "happy."<p>What's the secret to happiness? That can differ according to the person involved. But we do know that happy people have different habits and think differently than those …

8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

I had 22 jobs before I started my own business at the age of 23, and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. - Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran<p>A lot of us struggle with motivation -- especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those …

Success

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Grammar

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World …

Emerging Technology

10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

Productivity

Think You're Not Good Enough? How to Stop Holding Yourself Back

<b>“Stop holding yourself back. If you aren’t happy, make a change.” ~Unknown</b><p>Growing up in a culture where physical beauty determines how successful you …

Self-improvement

10 questions that can dramatically change your life (and your business)

The quality of our questions determines the quality of our lives.<p>A few years ago, I was in a dreary situation that I didn’t know how to get out of. I was not passionate about the work that I was doing, I wasn’t surrounding myself with the right people, and I felt like a hamster running in circles.<p>I …

Tim Ferriss

8 things successful people do every day that most people ignore

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a …

Self-improvement