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Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

Books

11 experts share their favorite tips so you can make 2018 your most productive year yet

And we admit it can be a little daunting to keep up with all the productivity advice out there.<p>So since you're here to learn how to make better use of your time, we thought we'd save you some and round up the best productivity tricks.<p>To do this, we asked some of the experts we trust to share how …

Time Management

How To Get Into An Analytics Career Without Spending A Fortune

Many people are considering careers in analytics, and attracted to graduate degree programs as the key to success.<p>When I wrote “4 Reasons Not To Get That Masters In Data Science,” I knew there was some interest in the topic because I had received quite a few letters asking what I thought of these …

Big Data

7 Email Problems, Solved

More people ask me about email management than about any other aspect of their online lives: whether it’s the challenge of coping with an overwhelming amount of email, or figuring out how email fits into the overall flow of our daily work, most people have some kind of email pain point. So I …

Productivity

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to start your garden from scratch each spring? Then, it's time to discover the perennial …

Why You Need to Manage Your Energy Not Your Time | Inc.com

You feel the pull from every angle. Your home life demands your time. Your work life demands your time. Managing time can feel like the right solution. But if you're mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted, more time won't help.<p>So how can we become more productive without …

Time Management

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Happiness

How to Launch & Manage a Successful Blog in 2017 [Free Planner]

There’s no denying it: Blogging for your business works. According to our 2016 State of Inbound report, B2B marketers who blog receive <b>67% more leads</b> …

Marketing

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Living Rooms

5 Money Challenges to Try in 2017

If you want to get your finances in shape in 2017, a money challenge is a good place to start. Not only can tackling one serve the practical purpose …

The 3-day detox that’ll jump-start your mind and body

Kelsey Patel knows your pain—literally.<p>Like many, she cycled through a range of jobs that were so demanding (at one point, she worked at the US …

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

Time Management

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Bill Gates

Books to buy for your smart friend

Fill their holiday season with reading material.<p>Need a last-minute gift for your favorite smartypants? These science and sci-fi books should do the trick.

How America fails to learn from its racist history, in 2 paragraphs

Germans are taught that their historical horrors were collective failures. Americans, on the other hand…<p>Both the US and Germany have committed horrific racist atrocities in the past. But Americans learn about their own cruelties differently than Germans do, writes Megan Carpentier for the …

War

3 Crucial Things Your Employees Would Tell You If You Asked | Inc.com

When I opened Metal Mafia 12 years ago I believed deeply that our employees would be our strongest assets and I made sure that we treated them like gold. I literally tried to give my staff the very best of everything I could. They never had to take work home, they were well paid, their health …

Employment

Reaching for perspective: books to make sense of the new world order

From gonzo class analysis to a retrospective about racism, here are some books that bring context to a bleak political period<p>In the 70s and the 80s, the young Donald Trump was mentored by none other than Roy Cohn, the infamous cold war prosecutor who helped send the almost certainly innocent Ethel …

Steve Bannon

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

How To Produce A Drug Free Altered State Of Consciousness In 10 Minutes – You’ll Need Another Person

When one thinks about altered states of consciousness, psychedelic plants and other substances might be the first things which come to mind. Although …

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Are Big Data, Predictive Analytics And Social Media Getting In The Way Of Basic Marketing?

I recently purchased an accessory for a phone that required assembly instructions. Unfortunately, the English instructions were unintelligible—incorrect grammar, missing words, sentence fragments, etc.<p>Last month, I received an offer for a credit card—which I already have and regularly use—that was …

Marketing

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

Mindfulness

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain

Images: A Fantastic Collection Of Stunning Sci-Fi And Fantasy Based Heavy Metal Comic Book Covers From The Late 1970's

This is simply a fantastic feast of <i>Heavy Metal</i> comic book cover eye candy.<p><i>Heavy Metal</i> was a landmark adult comic book that featured some of the …

Graphic Novels

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

10 of the Best Social Media Marketing Tools for Your Business

What is the best social media marketing tool on the market?<p>This is a question that has sparked many heated debates among marketers. With so many …

Infographics