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Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Entrepreneurship
Game Development

This 1 Thing You Are Definitely Doing Daily Has Been Scientifically Proven to Damage Your Brain

Become a more empathetic and intelligent leader by taking up these four habits.<p>If I've written one story on multitasking, I've written at least ten. In fact I've penned whole chapters in books, led workshops and given speeches on the subject -- clearly, none of which has helped me beat back this …

University of London

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

9 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, of course you want to be successful. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents. But for the majority of small business owners, success means that and much more. It also means healthy relationships, fulfilling work, and giving back.<p>If you’re striving for …

Entrepreneurship

10 Upper-Body Exercises to Master the Perfect Pull-Up

[caption id="attachment_65455" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]The pull-up is the original badass move. Sure, there are plenty …

Workouts

5 Workout Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Muscle Gains

You're putting the work in— so learn how to put the muscle on<p>You’re putting in the work—but you’re not putting the muscle on. You’ve stopped growing, and your motivation to keep showing up to the gym is shot.<p>Hitting the gym on the regular isn’t the only thing you need to do to make gains. That’s …

Exercise
Marketing

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Antidilution: the other way VCs take more of your startup’s equity

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>Startup funding may seem like a …

Venture Capital

Want to Be Happier? Stop This Self-Defeating Habit (According to Hypnotherapists) | Inc.com

A report by the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> indicates that the No. 1 contributor tohappiness in life is not money, popularity, or even a good sex life.<p>And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and …

Happiness

This Simple Practice Keeps Google Employees From Burning Out. You Can Use It Too | Inc.com

Let's face it. If you're going to work for a large tech organization like Google, Apple or Facebook, work-life balance may be a concept you only read about. Yes, all of these organizations have programs for employees' well-being, however, when you're responsible for breakthrough projects with …

Mindfulness

Three Common Social Media Influencer Mistakes to Avoid (And How to Avoid Them)

Are you using influencer marketing to promote your business? Although using celebrities and authorities to promote businesses has been around for as …

Chances Are, Your Day Has No Hope if You Don't Do This After Waking Up | Inc.com

It's true--not all of us start out identifying as <i>a morning person</i>. Whereas some of our peers function as early risers, the rest of us hit the snooze button until the very last minute. We wake up in a hurried state, are forced to skip breakfast, and then rush to work. It's probable that just as we …

Time Management

The Mental Trick You Can Use This Weekend to Become More Resilient and Confident | Inc.com

Abundance is commonly accepted as something that helps us live more fulfilling lives. But why?<p>Simply, it's because operating in a state of abundance leads to a growth mindset. While operating in a state of scarcity leads to a fixed mindset that places invisible ceilings on your potential.<p>Abundance, …

Self-improvement

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

The 50 Most Unforgettable Things You Have to Do Abroad Before You Die

Lists get a bad wrap, especially in the realm of travel, where ditching set plans and itineraries can lead to the greatest adventures. But with a …

Know Where to Drink — Here are the Essential Bars in 23 North American Cities

A sexy cocktail lounge in Atlanta named for a character in <i>The Royal Tenenbaums.</i> An authentic Irish bar located right by Wrigley Field in Chicago, perfect for game days. An old-school jazz club (with a killer peach cobbler) in Detroit. And so many more fantastic places to imbibe.<p>Eater editors across …

American Cities

20 Rep Squats: The Definitely Not Secret Secret to Building Huge Legs That No One Does Because Its Really Hard

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t have great quads.It’s not that my legs don’t have size, it’s that they have no shape or definition. When …

Workouts

11 Things Every CEO Must Know About Disruption | Inc.com

The first thing to remember about disruption is that it's a two-way street. Either you are the disrupter, or you are being disrupted.<p>This means I mean that if you aren't making things happen for you, or your company, then someone is probably going to put you out of business right under your nose …

Innovation

How Fatherly turned a tiny website into a budding business that reaches 300 million people

Launched in 2015, its website didn't even meet comScore's minimum audience tracking threshold this time last year. As of May 2017, Fatherly.com had reached 391,000 unique visitors.<p>That's not nothing, but it's rather measly in the digital publisher world where sites grumble about needing 10 million …

AdTech

5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking | Inc.com

Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. Cycles of negative thinking can result in a similar crashing-down effect on your life and business, only it's no …

Self-help

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

Become Fascinating: Discover How People See You

Imagine if you could discover how the world truly sees you.<p>In order to play to your strengths it’s imperative to know how people see you when you’re at your very best. By embracing the unique qualities that make you fascinating instead of trying to fix your perceived weaknesses, you can become a …

Marketing

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

9 Exciting Ways to Live a More Adventurous Life

On its most basic level, adventure is just plain fun and a cool experience to write and ‘gram about. And stepping outside of your comfort zone won’t just make your life <i>feel</i> more interesting, it will also change you for the better — making you bolder and more self-assured while improving your social …

Hiking

LA has just got its first immersive magic bar - and the inside is super stylish

Forget the cheesy magic shows where a scantily clad assistant is locked in a box and sawn in half, Mark Houston and his twin brother Jonnie have created a space off Hollywood Boulevard in LA with an immersive performance approach to magic.<p>Before you’ve even stepped into the old-style theatre room, …

Live Music

Live in a van and promote wine in a can with this new travel-filled job

Drop everything and start brushing up your resume – an Oregon winery is looking for a new employee to spend the summer travelling around the US in a 1972 Citroën mobile wine bar.<p>The new employee of Union Wine will be travelling to summer music festivals, outdoor events and more, heading out from …

Music Festivals

What I Learned from a Year of Intermittent Fasting

For several years during my early thirties, I was constantly tired. Starting around 2012, I was going for a five-mile run about three times a week, lifting weights just as often, and usually getting a good night’s sleep. I wasn’t training for the Olympics or running ultras, and I didn’t have a …

Wellness