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The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

10 Time Tactics to Double Your Productivity | Inc.com

Here's a clear list of 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed to double your productivity...<p>Do you find yourself complaining about your consistent lack of time? Here are 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed to double your productivity. In fact, you put even five of these time tactics to work and you'll …

Time Management

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

The Turkish city that discovered the key to happiness

Sinop, Turkey, was the birthplace of philosopher Diogenes, who challenged those he met to enjoy what they had and care nothing for what they didn’t have.<p>After a 730km journey from Istanbul, I stepped off the bus on Turkey’s northern coast where the forest meets the Black Sea. My first breath of …

Black Sea

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Rhode Island

Be an Example -- 3 Ways to Practice True Leadership

You don't want to be the next United Airlines; instead, take steps to empower employees to behave better by modeling true leadership for them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Earlier this year, United Airlines became the subject of multiple controversies due to the way …

Leadership

These companies let employees work from the comfort of their homes

Some of the world’s most recognizable companies are stepping up their game in terms of remote work.<p>According to recent reports, Apple posted job …

Employment

How CEO Sundar Pichai made the decision to fire James Damore was just as hard as Google’s all-hands meeting today will be

Pichai’s management team did not at first agree on what to do.<p>Let’s all assume Google CEO Sundar Pichai has a really hard day ahead of him.<p>That’s because at 4 pm PT, the tech giant will hold an all-hands meeting to discuss the firing of James Damore and the controversial internal memo he wrote …

Feminism

Why Training Fails: The Shocking Truth Most Leaders Don't Even Know | Inc.com

I've been involved in training, speaking, and consulting for 28 years--and the issues have been the same since I started. The shocking truth is that a ton of money gets spent--but it's all wasted because of the unintentional barriers organizations have in place around training.<p>Hopefully, you can …

Sexual Harassment

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free | Inc.com

When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that technical expertise was less important than less-sexy attributes like consistency, …

Goal Setting

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s …

Apps

These Supplements Slash Your Risk of Dementia in Half

It’s official: A new study proves that just taking the right supplement could slash your risk of ever developing dementia 50 percent or more. Which …

Dementia

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Shopping

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

Design

‘Dunkirk’ and the West’s myopia about World War II

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>"Dunkirk,” the taut blockbuster by British-born filmmaker Christopher Nolan, is one of the runaway successes …

Indian Army

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

Human Resources

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re miserable.<p>Breaking a habit, trying something new, taking a risk, making new connections, or putting yourself in a totally new situation won’t be easy, …

Self-improvement

8 Hacks to Learn New Skills in Half the Time

Learning new skills doesn't have to be so hard.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t take a genius to learn something quickly. After all, learning is a skill, which is something you can develop over time.<p>While it might be frustrating at first to pick up on what …

Princeton University

38 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

Linguistics

How to Get Smarter Every Day

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups IntelligenceThe post How to Get Smarter Every Day appeared first …

Self-improvement

Online learning may be the future of education — we compared 4 platforms that are leading the way

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock<p>Thanks to online learning platforms, a physical classroom is no longer the only place to gain an education. You can now …

Online Education

The Best Resources For Teaching Students The Differences Between A Good & Bad Slide

We’ve all seen lots of student and adult-created very bad slides.<p>Here are some resources I’ve used to help teach students to improve their quality …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

The Best Sulfate-Free Shampoos, According to Dermatologists

On the hunt for a great sulfate-free shampoo? We asked dermatologists and hairstylists to share their top picks (plus, why you might want to consider …

Hair Care

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months | Inc.com

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

Motivation

Hands Down, These Are the Best Documentaries of All Time

Just as we watch romantic period dramas to feed a nostalgic wonder, feel-good comedies for a much-needed laugh, indie flicks to delight our eyes, and …

#6 Websites Which Can be a Book Lover's Paradise

Now, read a book on your smartphone for free<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether it's a lazy sunny afternoon or a rainy day, you are travelling or are at leisure, books have always been a much loved resort for many. While the love for a …

Books

15 Low-Key Genius Products On Amazon You Should Try Out

A holy grail blackhead solution and 14 other favourite products from our recent posts.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.</i>