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51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success | Inc.com

Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 great motivational quotes to inspire you to keep …

Motivation

Best Rosé Wines Under $20 to Drink All Year

Gone are the days when rosé was merely a summertime wine. While it’s the perfect pool parties, picnic and beach-day wine, it’s time to plot out your …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Cover Story: A History Of Album Artwork

Tony Bennett said of the marvellous album covers of the 50s that, when you bought a record, “you felt like you were taking home your very own work of …

Time Management: Master Your Time, Master Your Life

There’s this huge lie we tell ourselves that “we don’t have enough time”. There is some truth to do that because eventually one day we won’t have any more time, but right now (right this moment) we have time. There are 24 hours in a day, if you can’t make the most of those hours then time isn’t the …

Pro Organizers’ Best Decluttering Tips

No matter how often you sort through your bedroom closet or declutter your makeup drawer, there are some spots in the house that no amount of …

Out-of-the-Box Care Packages to Send to Your Kiddos at Camp

Sleepaway camp can be a tough adjustment, for both campers and their parents. That’s why we have care packages. And the continued existence of snail …

Kids

12 Easy Solutions to Your Biggest Fridge-Organizing Problems

There are three main reasons you'd want to organize your fridge: You either need to maximize your storage space, you're trying to waste less food, or …

Cleaning

The one book that changed Oprah Winfrey’s life and business

Today, everyone knows a book recommendation from Oprah Winfrey can shoot a title to the top of every best-seller list. But before she was a literary …

Oprah Winfrey

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset | Inc.com

My great-grandparents, Cleve and Zelma Carder, lost almost everything they owned during the Dust Bowl years. After losing their homestead and ranch, they packed what they could into a Conestoga Wagon and made the trek from Northern New Mexico to find work picking cotton in the fields of …

Managing Connections Is Now an Essential Life Skill. Step Up Your Hustle With These 7 Tips | Inc.com

So you want to be an influencer and thought leader? It may shock you that the linchpin to having more influential relationships rests not in some secret funnel app or technology but, rather, a deeper commitment to some basic fundamentals of contact management. These relationships are your …

Social CRM

15 Thoughts That Are Toxic To Your Life

<b>Negative thinking often happens automatically, without us even realizing we’re engaging in this toxic habit.</b> Our brains tend to run on autopilot, …

The 11 Powerful Habits of Truly Happy People

Happiness isn’t an accident—it’s a habit.<p>When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure—a decadent meal, a …

Happiness

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

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Want to Be a Fearless Leader? Follow These 5 Steps | Inc.com

There is a balancing act that comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur, and I've found this especially true as a mom and Running a business and leading a team takes confidence, authority and ambition. Toss in managing a busy household or other family obligations, and your day is busy …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

7 Ways Exceptionally Positive People Train Their Minds Every Day | Inc.com

Starting and growing a business is one of the hardest things you'll ever do. The road to startup success is full of mental and emotional demands, but the best founders can navigate a path in the face of uncertainty.<p>Trust is the pillar of the founder's journey. You must learn to trust yourself, and …

How to Train Your Brain To Stop Overthinking

<b>Overthinking may be something you want to train your brain to stop doing, especially if it causes problems for you.</b> For example, does your …

10 Proven Ways How to Stop Negative Thinking

15 things successful people do on Sunday nights

The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday night.<p>However, Sunday can still be a fun day (not to mention a productive one). You've just got to have the right mindset and commit to something, whether it be getting tasks done, …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

10 Things Employees Want From Leaders (But Won't Tell Them) | Inc.com

It's no secret. Employee satisfaction has everything to do with business success. An employee who jumps ship costs your business around 20 percent of his or her salary -- and that's just part of the impact. Workplace productivity, company culture and brand reputation can all suffer when just one …

Employee Engagement

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

5 all-natural alternatives to Adderall, according to a Beverly Hills MD

In recent years, the use of Adderall has grown immensely—but not just for ADD and ADHD. According <i>The New York Times</i> <i>Magazine’s</i> new cover story, …

30 Signs You're Benefiting From Meditation, Even If It Feels Like You're Not

Meditation is a practice that can feel wildly counterintuitive. One morning you're floating in a blissful paradise, and the next your mind is busier …

Perfect Your Pitch With These 6 Public Speaking Books | Inc.com

Think of the best presentation or speech you'd ever seen. Whether it a famous TEDTalk, a conference keynote by a professional speaker, or a colleague's all-star client presentation, it likely stuck with you because the presenter delivered their message with the confidence and authority that can …

11 Food Rules For The Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses — including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart …