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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

8 VEGETABLES THAT YOU BUY ONCE & REGROW FOREVER!

The consumption of vegetables is very crucial for your health especially the ones that are organic. You can never be sure what are you buying in the …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Godzilla Workout

"I weighed 175 pounds in Kick-Ass 2," says actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson. "For Godzilla, I was pushing 190." To pack on that kind of brawn, he cut back …

How To Get Ripped, According To Jason Momoa

Whether it's as Aquaman in <i>Justice League</i>, Khal Drogo in HBO's <i>Game of Thrones,</i> Declan Harp in Netflix's <i>Frontier</i> or as the fearsomeConan The Barbarian, …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Weight — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out [1], it's rewarding to feel "in …

A Man Who Studied Rich People for 5 Years Found That They Avoid One Type of Person

Who you hang out with can effect your net worth.<p>Who you hang out with matters more than you may think.<p>After researching the daily habits of wealthy …

36 of the top attractions in Greece

European Travel

5 Ways to Become More Attractive to Others

Feeling good about yourself makes you more attractive to others. And as you love yourself, your life becomes less burdensome and relationships become …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

17 Stretches Every Man Should Know

These easy moves can relieve pain, prevent injury, and even improve your golf swing.

Golf

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

10 Ways To Make People Like You, From 'How To Make Friends And Influence People'

After you graduate college it becomes harder to make friends and connections with people who are not your colleagues. But much of success is about building a network and making friends in your industry, and that involves making people like you. But how do you make friends as an adult? How do you …

Self-improvement

How to Create Great Content: A Step-by-Step Guide to Content Marketing That Delivers Real Results | Inc.com

Content marketing is a great way to get people talking about your products, your services, and your company. Content marketing is also a great way to engage your customers and maybe even create a community. (Plus, you can always use the resulting SEO boost.)<p>But if you're new to content marketing, …

Marketing

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead | Inc.com

Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above and beyond. We proved ROI. We answered all the questions, we even flew out multiple times …

Customer Experience

7 Lessons About Networking People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

There is an art to building strong relationships in business.<p>Unfortunately, most people never learn the art. Instead, they wear <i>Hello, My Name Is</i> name tags and attend big, fancy networking events. They get hundreds of business cards printed and hand them out whenever possible. They approach …

Business Strategy

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Love him or hate him, you've got to give Tesla CEO Elon Musk credit for one thing: The man knows how to use social media.<p>Consider the following tweet, which he sent out on December 26:<p>In a few short sentences, Musk provides a masterful lesson in emotional intelligence--the ability to make emotions …

Tesla

Want More Luck In 2018? Follow These 3 Simple Rules | Inc.com

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate but also a time to hit the refresh button. We’ve all been there, brimming with optimism at the start of our resolution but then giving up even though fulfilling the resolution would have improved our lives. The latest research shows that by Jan.8, some 25 …

Harry Potter

What the Most Shared Content on Facebook Can Teach You About Engagement | Inc.com

Image source: BuzzSumo<p>The graphic on the most viral Facebook posts genuinely highlights the power of videos on social media, with 17 of the top 20 posts featuring that format.<p>Again, music videos are featured heavily, as well as heartwarming and inspiring content, including multiple cute animal …

4.5 Ways to Make Your Life as an Entrepreneur Easier | Inc.com

How many small business hats do you wear? Probably a lot. Indeed, when you are the boss, your hats likely include:<p>Entrepreneur<br>• VP of Sales<br>• Accounts Payable and Receivable<br>• Customer Support<br>• Social Media Manager<br>• Shipping and Receiving Clerk<p>And that's just for starters.<p>For some people, it's fun taking on …

Top 5 Instagram Automation Tools For Marketers

With roughly 800 million active users, Instagram is one of the main players in the social media ecosystem. Generation Z now uses the platform as one of their primary sources of interaction.<p>But, as digital marketers have come to learn, Instagram is far more valuable than an amusing consumer product. …

Social Media

Yes, You Can Make Millions With This Insanely Simple Strategy (But Most Entrepreneurs Don't) | Inc.com

"Holy shit."<p>$1 million dollars in new sales from one single source. In just 10 months.<p>It was October 2016 when I found out that we hit jackpot.<p>And this golden mine was none other than Yelp, a popular consumer review site.<p>Now, most entrepreneurs kind of get that customer reviews are important for …

Small Business

6 Reasons Really Smart People Make Really Dumb Decisions, According to Science | Inc.com

Think about a decision you've made that you were totally convinced was the right way to go... but in retrospect realize was really dumb.<p>What happened? We're human. That's why consumers aren't always rational. That's why markets aren't always rational. That's why some middle-aged men think …

Critical Thinking

3 Simple Lessons From an 8-Year-Old That Will Increase Your Sales Immediately | Inc.com

Recently, my eight-year-old daughter taught me a few things about sales. Actually, she wanted to get into sales. I was holding her back. I kept telling her sales is tough. I was wrong.<p>The past couple of months she wanted me to help her. Yet, helping her would take a few hours of "my time." She kept …

Selling

Outrank Your Competitors on Google with This 1 Simple Strategy | Inc.com

Search engine optimization has become a necessary component of any modern digital marketing plan. If potential customers cannot easily find your website on Google, you are likely forfeiting sales to your search savvy competitors.<p>The problem for startups and small business owners is that vendors who …

New SEO Ranking Factors Study Suggests Possible Shift in Google Search Algorithms | Inc.com

Image source: SEMrush<p>Here's an overview of their findings.<p>Direct Website Traffic is the Most Influential Ranking Factor!<p>This was an extremely unusual finding because generally "direct website traffic" (when a user heads straight to a site rather than say, navigating via some other channel like a …

SEO

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

It Took Mark Cuban Just 11 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

Today, Mark Cuban is an investor, an NBA owner, a billionaire, and a nice guy. But what would happen if he had to go back to square one? Where would he start?<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and <b>a sales job during the day, and I would start working</b>," Cuban says. "Could I become a …