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The 20-Minute Workout Guaranteed to Improve Your Memory (and Get You in Better Shape) | Inc.com

While it's common to think success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why we all want to learn faster, retain more information, and improve our memories.<p>And we all want to double-dip: To get multiple benefits from one task or activity.<p>If that sounds …

Exercise

The Basic Social Media Mistakes Companies Still Make

Over 90% of medium and large businesses have used social media in their marketing for five years or longer. Yet the CMO Survey reveals that nearly half of marketers are unable to show the impact of their social media investments. That’s why, no matter what your social media strategy is, it’s always …

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career | Inc.com

Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major types. Once you know how to spot them, you can stop them and …

Leadership

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

Getting more women into the c-suite means keeping them in the talent pipeline

Women now make up nearly 60% of college graduates in the US, as well as more than 50% of graduate school classes in many traditionally male fields, including law and medicine. Yet despite these gains, equality has not been reached in business, especially at the most senior levels.<p>As the only female …

Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Happiness and Money - Elizabeth Dunn

Alright. Well, I’m here to start off the morn­ing by talk­ing about mon­ey and hap­pi­ness, and what sci­ence can tell us about how we might use the …

Lose weight with mindful eating

<b>Make a conscious decision to eat.</b> Before you eat, ask yourself, “How hungry am I right now? Am I eating out of hunger, habit, boredom or</b> …

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Leadership

29 reasons why you should visit Costa Rica - the world's happiest country

1. It’s the world’s happiest country<p>According to the most recent Happy Planet Index, published last month, which aims to measure human well-being and environmental impact, Costa Rica is the most satisfying place in which to live. It has an HPI score of 44.7, putting it just above Mexico and …

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

The Secret to Motivating Millennials That Most Entrepreneurs Miss | Inc.com

Millennials cite a sense of purpose as one of their top priorities in choosing - and staying in - a job. But in speaking with the millennials on my own team, I've learned that a "sense of purpose" means different things to different people.<p>Typically, it veers towards contributing to something with …

Employee Engagement

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Understand the payments industry in one hour with this report

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

Are Your Competitors Upstaging You On Social Media? Here's What To Do

The main goal of social media marketing is to capture the attention of your target market, and build a reputation for yourself so you can be seen as a thought leader in your industry. So what happens when another business in your industry enters the field, and starts earning a reputation as a …

5 Things To Do Today to Make Your Life Better

You and I have spent the better part of our lives pursuing success, but we can't change this eternal truth: <b>The best things in life are (nearly) free.</b> Good health, time with loved ones, relaxing with our pets, and the simple comfort of a cup of coffee at the kitchen table on a quiet Saturday …

How To Avoid Digital Marketing Scams And Outsource The Right Way

Let’s talk digital marketing. It’s something that is an absolute need — not just a want — for any company to be successful. Some bring their marketing in-house, but for my company Wakanow, an online traveling agency for people traveling to and from Africa, it was a business-forward decision to …

11 Simple Yet Effective Edits to Instantly Improve Your Social Media Content

As marketers, writers and crafters, we spend hours on bringing our content ideas to life and after all that effort, want our content to be …

35 Engaging Social Media Post Ideas For Businesses

7 Keys To A Successful Social Media Marketing Daily Routine

As a social media manager, you know how difficult it can be to measure your time. And the game keeps changing. Every day your routine can undergo …

10 Social Media Marketing Stats Guaranteed to Surprise You

Whether or not you use social media yourself or for your business, every marketer is at least aware of its existence. How could you not be when a …

Public Relations

Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content

Time is everything and time is our most precious resource. So, how can we be most effective with our time when it comes to social media, stay up to date with the latest and greatest, build engagement with our customers and clients, generate new leads - AND do everything else we need to do in our …

A Mind-Focused Reading List: 12 Books to Get Smart on Brain Health

During MariaShriver.com’s Mind Week we shared a plethora of resources on how to take care of and optimize your mind. Now, for easy ready, we’ve put …

Try These New Email Marketing Tips in Your Lead Generation

Email marketing campaigns are essential elements of any marketing strategy, especially in lead generation. They communicate and build relationships …

Six Ways The Most Productive People Send Emails

Here’s what the experts (and the data) say about sending emails fast and getting useful responses faster.<p>There’s nothing like an overcrowded inbox to make you long for the days of smoke signals and carrier pigeons.<p>But unless you’ve been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge …

Why Are 10 Million Moms Missing From the Workplace?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, the Pew Research Center posted a study on highly educated women who are “opting out” of the workforce, choosing instead to stay at home and care for their families. This fascinating study focuses on the relatively small …

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

MacGyver would have killed it as an entrepreneur.<p>Why?<p>In business – particularly in startups – resourcefulness rules. Everyone I know who has successfully bootstrapped and started a company is really good at getting a lot done with just a little. A friend of mine who started a church told me that …

Productivity

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …