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18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for Rule-Breaking Rebels, Says Science

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Ice Cream

11 Personality Traits That Can Limit Your Career

Personality

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, increase in virtual teams, and an epidemic …

Innovation

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

How to Get People to Accept a Tough Decision

Imagine this: You’re a general manager for a manufacturing company and orders are up. You know you should be celebrating, but instead, you feel gut punched. Your plants are facing severe capacity and material constraints and you know you can’t fill these orders. Now you have to decide which ones to …

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

It took me 30 years and 2,500 interviews to make this table showing the best and worst predictors of on-the-job success. Since I've had the opportunity to work with people I've placed after they were hired and with candidates who were excluded, I can say with the utmost confidence that most …

Employment

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …

7 Foolproof Ways to Communicate with Millennials (and, Surprisingly, Everyone Else) | Inc.com

Of course you know by now that Millennials represent the largest generation in U.S. history. That must be why the rest of us are obsessed with the generation born between 1980 and 2000:<p>We analyze who they are and what makes them tick.<br>• We worry about whether they're engaged at work.<br>• And we wonder …

How to Help Someone Discover Work That Excites Them

Much has been written on a leader’s role in motivating, engaging, and bringing out the best in others. Yet research suggests there is still much more that could be done. Frequently cited is the 2014 Deloitte study that found that “up to 87% of America’s workforce is not able to contribute to their …

How to download YouTube videos directly to your iPhone

Ever had the need to download YouTube videos to your iPhone for later viewing? Maybe you want to watch some clips on your commute without burning through your cellular data? Perhaps you’re a language or music teacher, and you want to keep teaching material offline, instead of relying on your …

How to Install iOS 11 Beta Without a Developer Account

Along with all the amazing hardware announcements at WWDC 2017, Apple unveiled the next major version of iOS, iOS 11, which comes with a handful of …

iOS

The 3 Most Dangerous Work Personalities and How to Deal With Them | Inc.com

Since I don't have a real job, I take special pleasure in reading about how bad having a real job can be. So, of course, I found it impossible to resist Jody Foster's <i>The Schmuck in My Office: How to Deal Effectively With Difficult People at Work</i> (with Michelle Joy, St. Martin's Press, April 2017). …

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation | Inc.com

Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of UBER's Travis Kalanick having a meltdown--some big names and brands are currently in pretty uncomfortable situations.<p>…

Management

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Leadership

10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

Comedy-Drama

12 Business Leaders on How They Handle Stress

Stress seems to be part of every job description, particularly when you reach the C-suite. But that doesn’t mean it gets to take over your life. When …

How to Tackle Your Toughest Decisions

Christopher DeLorenzo<p>Every manager makes tough calls—it comes with the job. And the toughest calls come in the gray areas—situations where you and your team have worked hard to gather the facts and done the best analysis you can, but you still don’t know what to do. It’s easy to become paralyzed in …

Top 10 Leadership Assessment Questions

Here are 10 questions that should be used to assess the quality of the leaders in the place and to help in the selection of those to come.<p>Business success is a direct reflection of the leaders that oversee the organization. It's in a firm's best interest to put the "right" players in the place to …

25 Dumb Mistakes That Very Smart Bosses Make | Inc.com

As a leadership coach and business consultant, I spend a lot of time thinking about people's mistakes. And over the years I've learned that even the smartest people have errors in judgment, blind spots, and habits that get them into trouble.<p>Here are some of the dumbest mistakes that the smartest …

Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become the universal default response to most business issues. Not sure what to do on a project? Let’s schedule a meeting. Have a few ideas to share? Let’s schedule a meeting. Struggling with taking action? Let’s schedule a meeting.<p>Although scheduling a meeting <i>can</i> be …

15 cool tablet cases that are so not polyurethane (pictures)

How to Avoid 4 Mental Blockers That Can Sabotage Your Career

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You may not realize it, but your brain is working against you.<p>Think about it: How many times have you tried to focus in a meeting, only to succumb to a burning desire to check your Instagram?<p>Or how about the time you were told to come up with 10 new …

Self-help

How to Make Unlimited Vacation Time Work at Your Company

When Netflix’s founder Reed Hastings published the company’s <i>Reference Guide on our Freedom and Responsibility Culture</i> on SlideShare it made an unexpectedly huge impact. The slide deck itself was viewed over 11 million times, and newspapers around the globe picked it up. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

How to Make Siri Say Your Name Correctly

Being able to ask Siri to call a family member or dictate a text to a friend is one of the most useful offering the AI assistant brings to the iPhone. The one snag is that Siri's pronunciation isn't always the best when it comes to saying names correctly. Siri is great for calling or sending …

The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness

Raise your hand if you feel busy. Keep it up, still, if you think the busyness is hurting your productivity. If your hand is still up, then you should keep on reading.<p>It’s very easy to succumb to the temptation of staying busy even when it is counterproductive: It is the way our brains are wired. …