Matt Horton

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How Do You Improve Yourself in 2018? Focus on Improving These 5 Areas of Your Life | Inc.com

Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to get a handle on my finances."</i><p>The problem is that setting …

Living Rooms

Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Development Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design …

This Five-Minute Morning Exercise Will Make Your Whole Day Better

<i>What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my whole day better? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Writing

What Successful Entrepreneurs Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

Here are the most common tasks to delegate to a VA.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you doing laborious, repeated tasks that anyone could do? Do you struggle to meet project deadlines because you are overworked? Do you believe there isn't a trustworthy virtual …

Small Business

The New Trick Brilliant Managers Use to Provide Effective Feedback | Inc.com

Feedback is one of the hottest buzzwords of the new millennium. Whether it's Millennials forcing companies to become more transparent, or start-ups using agile methodology to launch, collect feedback and pivot, the idea of consistent feedback has permeated our corporate environment.<p>And yet, if we …

Fun-Da-Mental

5 Keys to Making the Most of the 100 Days Left in 2017 | Inc.com

<i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. How are your 2017 goals coming along?<p>For most people (me among …

Motivation

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

15 Time Management Tips for Achieving Your Goals

Serious goal setting requires an unblinking focus on effective time management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most effective skills you can have in life is powerful and effective time management. If you're not managing your time well, there's no way you're …

Time Management

Perfect Morning Routine to Have a Good Day | The Art of Manliness

Do you often feel like you’re not in control of your day? Co-workers make unexpected demands, meetings don’t work out the way you planned, …

Productivity

11 Places to Learn Leadership Skills That Will Make You a More Confident Leader Without Costing You a Dime | Inc.com

Most people fall into two camps: natural born leaders and the rest of us.<p>While some people were gifted with the charisma and confidence required to make leading others a breeze, everyone else has to cultivate these skills through time, dedication, and hard work.<p>But, signing up for long classes that …

Leadership

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

Self-improvement

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day | Inc.com

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When you go into the gym, you get to decide how …

Self-improvement

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like | Inc.com

Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent to Tesla employees a few years ago. Sent with the subject line "Communication Within Tesla," it …

Tesla

One Day at a Time: The Only Chore Chart You'll Ever Need

It's no secret that the key to cleaning success is to do a little bit every day. Of course, there are the things you already keep up with daily or …

Productivity

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely | Inc.com

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change the whole system. The other …

Self-improvement

Oil crash spreading political strife around the world, State Department rep says

U.S. State Department

What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Since the baseball playoffs just ended, picture this scene. Johnny steps up to the plate. Three pitches thrown, three swings, three strikes -- Johnny's out.<p>What does Johnny's failed at bat have to do with success?<p>Everything, depending on what Johnny does with his failure.<p>How we fail, how we …

Success

4 Steps for Creating a Successful New Brand

Building a new brand is a daunting task. After all, branding defines the core message and values of your organization, product or service, and it …

Silicon Valley Is Selling A Basket Full Of Unicorns

What's in your basket?<p>If there's anything Silicon Valley is good at, it's staying on message. We've seen it with recent attempts to reframe a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> investigation into the biotech company Theranos as an attack on innovation, and now, a similar strategy appears to be afoot to defend tech …

120 Actionable Ideas from Ten Books I Would Give My Younger Self

I highly recommend you read these books and form your own takes. But if you only have 45–90 seconds time blocks, here is a list of times to go …

Self-improvement

6 morning moves that will improve your work day

Let's be honest — who hasn't gotten sidetracked first thing in the morning checking social media or reading up on what everyone thought of last night's "Walking Dead" episode?<p>Here's the thing: How you kick off your morning can set the tone — and momentum — for getting things done throughout the day.<p>…

Time Management

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

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