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6 Proven Ways to Generate Good Luck Every Day | Inc.com

Nearly everyone wants to be luckier. Some people think success is about preparing for luck, while others think success is about what you do with luck when you find it. There may be different perspectives on luck, but everyone agrees you can't go wrong with more of it, as long as it's good.<p>YPO …

Self-improvement

The Best Salespeople and Entrepreneurs Have One Trait That Sets Them Apart From Everyone Else | Inc.com

<i>How do salespeople and entrepreneurs get so much done with so little time, and resources? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, MBA, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor,</b> …

How to avoid wasting money on fake organic food

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Short of growing your own food or visiting the producer yourself, there’s no way to be 100% …

Agriculture

Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams | Inc.com

Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of happiness and fulfillment we can bring in to our lives by actualizing …

Motivation

Discipline Equals Freedom

<b>STAYING</b><p>Don’t worry about motivation. Motivation is fickle. It comes and goes. It is unreliable and when you are counting on motivation to get your …

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition — thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance quick …

Motivation

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

Self-improvement

20 Hard Lessons You Need To Learn Before 30

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn in their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Self-improvement

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we experience.<p>So what are the stressful habits we need to stop tolerating? Here …

Self-help

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

14 Proven Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful leaders are able to meaningfully communicate with others.<p>Steve Jobs inspired his employees to strive for perfect …

Public Speaking

Six Keys To Becoming A Great Persuader

Most of us have been in a situation where we need to persuade others to accept our position or approach. When this happens to me, I will often ruminate in my mind how the conversation might go. I imagine that my colleague will state their position, to which I will respond with such great power and …

Leadership

You Don't Need Motivation, You Need Discipline

<b>Motivation is a tricky subject</b>. People are motivated by different things—money, good grades, material objects, and adoration from peers. Motivational …

Motivation

3 Things You Must Tell Yourself Today and Every Day

As the sole architect of your destiny, you need to make sure you’re utilizing one of your greatest tools: your own voice. That inner voice will help …

What not to put in your RRSP

The retirement benefits of being able to maximize contributions to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) are beyond reproach. They have a proven track record as excellent savings vehicles for Canadians.<p>But for individuals who have the luxury of being able to save for the future in both …

Retirement

Why valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — and the average millionaire's college GPA was 2.9

A Boston University researcher who followed valedictorians and salutatorians into adulthood found that most did, in fact, achieve the traditional markers of success. Nearly everyone graduated from college with an average GPA of 3.6, most went on to earn a graduate degree, and nearly half landed in …

High School

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years

In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for 40 percent of all Americans.<p>It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he graduated from the University of Chicago in 2007.<p>As a philosophy major entering the job market on the brink of the Great …

Personal Finance

Pharrell Williams tells grads the secret of motivation: ‘Serve humanity’

On Wednesday, the next generation’s future was the focus of Pharrell Williams’ commencement speech to New York University students. As a musician, …

Democrats

Why being humble will get you nowhere

My client spearheaded a major technology change initiative. He came in under budget and met all deliverables. A winning formula for success, you say?<p>Well here’s what happened. He applied for three internal executive positions and was turned down for all three.<p>He was bewildered. The project he so …

Leadership

6 Grammar Mistakes Everyone Makes

Make fewer (or is it less?!) errors with these expert tips.<p>I or Me after a preposition and another person<p>The rule: Use “Me.”<p><i>Incorrect version: “She</i> …

Linguistics

8 Stretches That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

Flexibility is one of those things that many people talk about dreamily. Like, being flexible would be nice, but sigh, it’s just a pipe dream. Except …

Yoga

4 Signs to Immediately Identify Someone With True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In a recent report, top human resources officers from global companies were asked what they see as the 10 job skills required by the year 2020 for workers to thrive.<p>One of those critical skills for success that made the top 10 list? Wait for it ... emotional intelligence.<p>According to emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership | Inc.com

Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve</i> …

Team Building

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

A Top-Rated College Professor Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist who has been repeatedly recognized as Wharton University's top-rated professor (although he's only 35 years old). He's also written multiple <i>New York Times</i> bestsellers, including <i>Give and Take</i>--a modern masterpiece that makes the scientific case for why …

High School Basketball

One Surprisingly Simple Rule that Will Make Your Goals Happen Faster

Like many people, Angel and I spent years struggling to make even the slightest bit of progress on the goals we had set for ourselves.We started new …

Junk Food

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly. | Inc.com

The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 clients a whopping <b>$3 Billion dollars</b>. Then he told their senior leaders why he was certain that he would be back doing the exact same thing in 10 …

Self-improvement

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are the 10 worst money mistakes anyone can make

Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I. If this is the heart of your financial plan, it's likely that you'll be prosperous.<p>That said, there is one other thing you'll need to do — you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money moves …

Top 10

12 ways to be richer a year from now

There's no point agonizing over that - it's what happens to most people.<p>But you <i>can</i> do something about it.<p>Here are 12 ways to be richer a year from now.<p>You don't have to do them all, of course, but accomplishing just a few could make a big difference in your life a year from now.<p>Even more important, …

Personal Finance