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Your Next Startup Idea Could Be Hiding in Some Really Surprising Places

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

7 Tasty Dinners Under 500 Calories You Should Try

Making it easier to be ~healthy~.

83 Insanely Popular Dinners That Are Practical And Easy

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23 Boneless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are Actually Delicious

Never stand for bland.

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5 Things to Do When Your Side Business Isn't an Overnight Success

If you're like me, or any of my clients, when you first got the idea to go into business for yourself, I bet it felt like a mixture of exciting and also a little scary at that same time, right?<p>And you probably felt a pretty big pull to make this exciting, scary thing work no matter what.... nothing …

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His …

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

Leaving Corporate America for a Startup: The Best Decision I Ever Made

A few years ago, I found myself at a giant conference in New Zealand filled with hundreds of educated and well-paid people, cheering at the top of …

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15 Signs you are doing well in life even if you don't think so

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Self-help

Why Bossy Girls Are Better At Sex, Life, Relationships And Business

Many people think being bossy is a negative attribute, but if you really think about it, isn't the alternative worse?<p>If you aren't being a boss, …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

7 Things To Remember If You Dream To Have Your Own Business

It is about 7:00 PM Sunday now, and you are getting a sick feeling about going to work tomorrow. You must get up early on Monday morning and get …

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional People

Counter to what many believe, accolades are not really what success is about. To be rich is to have money and status, but to be wealthy is to have …

The Kings of the Desert

An American banker, a Saudi billionaire, and a financial collapse that stunned the Middle East.<p>When Glenn Stewart enrolled at the University of Oxford, in 1975, he was not a typical first-year student: a twenty-year-old American with mediocre grades, he had taken neither A-level exams nor Oxford’s …

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015 | Inc.com

The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market opportunity. Breaking into any industry is hard, but certain sectors are particularly ripe for new entrants.<p><i>Inc.</i>'s …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

A Massive Social Experiment On You Is Under Way, And You Will Love It

Monica Rogati had already created one of the most intelligent job-networking systems in the world, the code that sifted through LinkedIn profiles and magically recommended “People You May Know,” when she got a recruitment call in 2013 from a company known for its portable speakers, Bluetooth …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

How to Use Temptation to Strengthen Your Willpower

I was running a leadership offsite at The Allison Inn and Spa in Oregon — one of my favorite hotels — and the food, as always, was exquisite. The carrot cake at lunch was so delicious that I ate two pieces. And when the staff brought out big, thick, gooey, homemade cookies during a break, I was …

How to Help Cyprus Help Itself

For the past several years, EU politicians have been locked in shortsighted and often self-defeating policies for bailing out troubled euro zone countries. They have insisted (in principle, correctly) that troubled countries get their financial house in order as a condition for receiving bailout …

Getting Crazy Ideas Off the Ground

How you manage the period between when an insight is first generated and when a concept is judged ready for development is the key to getting discontinuous innovation off the ground. These are ideas that don’t fit the existing capabilities or the incumbent business model, don’t have an obvious …

What Will You Create to Make the World Awesome?

When web designer Ben Blumenfeld was working for a major TV network, he was responsible for creating websites for mainstream shows. One day, he made a breakthrough that led to a significant uptake on a show, but the success struck Ben in a way he had not expected. His success meant <i>more</i> people would …