Nicholas Lie

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This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

Customers

1 Personality Trait Steve Jobs Always Looked for When Hiring for Apple | Inc.com

From the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs knew he wanted the build a successful company. At one point, Apple hired two "professional" managers from outside the company. Then Jobs promptly fired them.<p>"It didn't work at all," a young Steve Jobs says in a video making the rounds on YouTube. "Most of …

Steve Jobs
Startups

The One Thing You Definitely Shouldn't Say in a Technical Interview | Inc.com

<i>Is it okay to explain to the interviewer how you'd use Google to find an answer? 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 Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Consultant (tech hiring/interviewing),</b> …

Employment

Drink a Lot of Coffee? Science Just Gave You a Really Good Reason to Feel Great About It | Inc.com

Is coffee good for you? Well, if you're reading this article with your phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other, we have some fantastic scientific news for you about the potential health benefits of coffee.<p>Researchers funded by the American Heart Association and the University of Colorado …

Machine Learning

7 Things That Separate Mature Relationships from Immature Ones

Here are some differences between mature relationships and immature ones that will help you find out what kind of relationship you are in.<p>As the …

5 Decisions that Matter Most to Top CEOs | Inc.com

Every day, CEOs face the relentless task of making tough decisions--about tactics and strategies, customers and markets, operations and management, and more. These decisions can vary in significance and complexity, but some have the potential to determine the fate or fortune of a company. Others …

Management

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need | Inc.com

Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. Ticking things off looks productive, but it's an illusion: …

Time Management

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently | Inc.com

Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That being said, anybody can learn how to be an effective manager if given …

Employment

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today | Inc.com

Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and the power of technology, he believed even more strongly in harnessing the ideas, the creativity, and the power of</i> …

Self-improvement

7 Simple Habits for Becoming a More Helpful Person | Inc.com

I've seen plenty of entrepreneurs and established business leaders who believe they have to do everything on their own. Yet accepting help from others is not admitting weakness. And the same can be said in reverse.<p>In business, people often forget how valuable it is to develop a helpful mindset. …

Self-improvement

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

Why Salespeople Get Paid More Than Engineers | Inc.com

<i>Why do sales people get paid more than software engineers / developers? 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 Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p>Engineers are much better at getting …

Amazon Web Services

There's a biological reason why some people get chills down their spine when they listen to music and others don't

Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and goosebumps appear on their skin.<p>According to a new study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, there's a deeper reason for this than …

Research

Elon Musk Says Time Management Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does, Big Time) | Inc.com

When the billionaire innovator is not running auto manufacturer Tesla Motors, he's leading aerospace manufacturer SpaceX. As he revolutionizes transportation on earth and in space, he talks of colonizing Mars and reducing "the risk of human extinction". Musk is an entrepreneur, engineer, investor …

Time Management

This 1 Habit Will Make an Enormous Impact on Your Career | Inc.com

What habits have the biggest impact on someone's career? If you asked 100 people, you would likely hear answers like hard work, reading, learning, or daily meditation. While all of those things are good practice, there is one thing that makes more of a difference than any other, and it isn't always …

Networking

This 5-Minute Rule Is Proven to Make Your Meetings More Productive | Inc.com

Imagine you're tasked with updating the team on an important work issue that needs their buy-in. You've prepped and now you start delivering on all the points they need to hear. Sixty seconds into your polished presentation, your boss cuts you off, holds up her hand and says, "Nope, we're not going …

Airtime

Getting More People to Like Your Business' Facebook Page

Learn how to run a successful Like campaign, the foundation of all Facebook advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Perry Marshall</i><i>,</i> <i>Keith Krance</i> <i>and Thomas Meloche’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

AdWords

7 Signs That Your Boss May Be on the Fast Track to Failing You | Inc.com

The path of leadership is a journey not for the faint of heart. It requires the prerequisite of continuous personal development before you can claim the honorable title of "leader."<p>Yet most bosses that don't deserve the title never put in the work...and fail miserably. They are bosses that play for …

Employment

This is the exact time when women are most likely to cheat

A new study has revealed exactly when women are most likely to cheat on their partners and it’s not good news if you are married.<p>The research shows …

What happens when you sell your startup?

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>Entrepreneurship is not just about …

Venture Capital

Here's the Real Way to Define Thought Leadership. It Comes Down to 3 Things | Inc.com

Where you've been, what you've done, how you've contributed - there are a number of paths to becoming a thought leader (with the notable exception of calling yourself one).<p>For example, I love scotch. I could write this article all about the stuff--my favorite labels, the flavor differences between …

Leadership

Want to Start Your Day at 5 A.M.? Get Ready to Make These 4 Sacrifices | Inc.com

Waking up early is a trait shared by many of the world's top-performing CEOs. In the early morning, you're free of distractions and able to put meaningful attention into developing yourself personally and professionally. It's time productive people maximize.<p>There are plenty of articles on crafting …

Time Management

Groundbreaking Harvard Study Finds With Certainty This 1 Exercise Can Help You Live Longer | Inc.com

What's the secret to living a long, healthy life? Scientists have been searching for definitive answers for decades.<p>Many of their findings circle back to the benefits of exercise. Researchers have uncovered evidence that certain types of exercise can keep your brain happy and healthy, sharpen your …

Harvard

This Entrepreneur Learned That When You Try Making 'Something For Everyone,' You Attract Nobody

You want customers to love your product, of course. But what happens when they don't? The simple answer: You have to make a change -- and it won't be easy.<p><i>Introducing our new podcast,</i> Problem Solvers with Jason Feifer<i>, which features business owners and CEOs who went through a crippling business</i> …

Business Strategy
Philanthropy

5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Writing | Inc.com

You work hard to write well, sweating over how to structure your message, which words to choose and when enough is enough. But, despite your best efforts, you worry that your content is missing the mark. Your audience members should be hanging on your every word, but they're just not that into you …

Streaming Media

A Sign of Great Leadership? It's Not About Correcting Mistakes, It's About This One Trait | Inc.com

Are you known as a <i>fixer</i> at your company? If so, here's a tough lesson to learn. That's only half the battle when it comes to leading others. Fixing problems and addressing your own mistakes puts you in a class of people who are merely responding and adjusting. That makes you a good leader. Great …

Leadership