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5 Simple Things You Can Do Every Day to Be Super-organized

We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done long before they’re due, keep their homes and …

Marketing

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

Willpower Won't Change Your Life. This Will. | Inc.com

According to <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and fitness expert, Adam Bornstein, "<b>Willpower can be faulty, so building systems that guide behavior can ensure that when willpower breaks down failure is not the only option."</b><p>There are a few very simple reasons why willpower is an ineffective …

Self-improvement

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

We are now in the era of do-it-yourself career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training — a trend that has been around for years. This may be because employees change jobs so frequently (job tenure now averages about four years) that firms don’t see the value in investing in …

Human Resources

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

10 Leadership Focus Areas That Build High Performing Teams | Inc.com

No one person is more important than the whole team.<p>The best teams win together, learn together, adapt together, lose together, and grow together. In high performing teams, their interactions and communications are fluid, relevant, and even playful. Great teams are capable of achieving astonishing …

Leadership

25 quotes that take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mind

Over the years, Albert Einstein's name has become synonymous with genius.<p>In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of …

Oprah Winfrey

8 Ways To Take Your Stress and Turn it into Passion | Inc.com

Stress is not a fun feeling -- as most people can attest. The anxiety feels like a constant burden, and it makes going through life more troublesome. There is a constant weight in your mind and a nagging voice telling you to worry.<p>Some of the most successful people are characterized by their …

Self-help

3 Questions the Best Leaders Ask Their Remote Teams Every Week | Inc.com

I can't lie, I used to think having remote workers was a terrible idea. I couldn't see any path for working remotely to create a better and more effective team. Having said that, the realities of commuting, employee demands, and cost have flipped the traditional work model on its head and have even …

Remote Working

To Do: Get to the Things That Are Really Important in Life

Sponsored by<p>Want to get to be better at prioritizing the big stuff? The two-list strategy will help you to turn to-do lists into …

Time Management

Ping G700 irons bring hollow-body, flexible face technology from Crossover hybrids to new iron line

G700 irons use same maraging steel face insert as G400 fairway woods and hybrid to produce high speed and high launch<p>The new Ping G700 irons are the company’s first hollow-body set of irons, but you could say they were almost expected. The company, known for its one-piece investment cast irons …

What are the best foods for weight loss?

Research by scientists has revealed that some foods may have an impact on appetite. These could be beneficial for weight loss when incorporated into …

Nutrition

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Psychology

What Aristotle Can Teach You About Marketing

You have to make your argument, it has to make sense and it has to make an emotional connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thousands of years ago, a guy named Aristotle had lots of ideas about everything from religion and ethics to medicine and science.<p>He also …

Marketing

How to Create Executive Team Norms — and Make Them Stick

Have you ever been on an executive team where things just clicked? You had a common goal, communication flowed easily, and everyone was willing to put in the long hours for a final push. Looking back, you wish you could replicate and carry forward that same secret sauce on every team, especially …

Management

Here's How the Highest Achievers Start Their Days Differently Than Everyone Else | Inc.com

How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes. Here are the morning rituals more than a dozen highly successful people rely on every day.<p>1. …

Time Management

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

Entrepreneurship

Only 1 Percent of People Manage to Avoid These 7 Common Life Mistakes

These are the biggest traps that will hold you back from happiness.<p><i>What is life's biggest "trap" people fall into? 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 Dandan Zhu, Top Billing</b> …

Self-improvement

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend | Inc.com

High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with setting aside 60 minutes to transform their upcoming week.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your productivity, health, or life--it all starts with designing an …

Self-improvement

The Motherboard Guide to Avoiding State Surveillance

A straightforward guide to privacy, messaging, and keeping yourself safe from passive and active surveillance.<p><i>This is excerpted from the Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked, our comprehensive guide to digital security. We recommend you read that entire guide if you are generally looking to</i> …

Privacy

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

All time expert Time Management techniques

<i>Time is free but priceless!</i><p>We all will agree to it, but how much do we <i>really</i> understand this?<p>While juggling with myriad responsibilities at workplace …

Detective by Charlie is an AI tool that's like having your own personal CIA

Imagine having a button that can instantly tell you (virtually) everything there is to know about something or someone. That, in a nutshell, is Detective by Charlie, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI to unearth and collate information about a particular subject in a couple of …

Employment

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Smart, Successful and Sane? Experts Say Don't Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you're a kid, you're trying to make sense of the world and how you might get the most out of it.<p>Once you're on your own, you realize that you have to think for yourself, even as the world …

Parenting

Spending Analysis Tool

How does your spending measure up? Learn what people like you are spending on their monthly expenses.

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Small Business

The One Sales Metric You Must Measure | Inc.com

I was talking with Tony about his benefits consulting company when he shared his biggest struggle. (Disclosure: Tony was a former business coaching client for three years.)<p><i>"David, how do I get my sales people to spend more time in the field actually selling?"</i><p>I understood Tony's frustration. He knew …

Time Management

These Are The LinkedIn InMails That Get The Highest Response Rates

Dropping words like “talk,” “chat,” “call,” and “connect” makes it more likely you’ll hear back.<p>If you’re on LinkedIn and have a complete profile, there’s a good chance you’ve received “InMail,” the platform’s messaging feature for people who aren’t first-degree connections. Used well, InMail can …

Employment

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement