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Time Management Techniques - Skills to Increase your Efficiency and Productivity - Handbook of Success

Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for<br>that’s the stuff life is made of. – Benjamin Franklin<p>We all have the same 24 hours each day, yet how …

Digital Consulting

Why Traditional Data Management Fails in the Era of NoSQL and Big Data

<i>Nitin Donde is CEO of Talena.</i>The rapid growth of data has enabled exciting new opportunities and presented big challenges for businesses of all …

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge | Inc.com

Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are about more than just smart storytelling. These gems can actually teach you to be …

Entrepreneurship

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Business Writing

We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in business …

Five Best Personal Finance Books

Money advice is easy to find, but good money advice—advice you can use and take to heart—is trickier. Sure, budgeting and managing money seems easy, …

Investment Reviews

Latest Investment Reviews<p>Find out if an investment product or service is right for you. We've done the research for you, and give you insightful and …

Credit Karma Adds A Second Free Credit Score

If you’ve ever looked for a free credit score online, you may have been unpleasantly surprised to discover that “free” often means just for a limited period, after which you get charged monthly.<p>For instance, the seemingly straightforward FreeCreditScore.com only offers a free score for seven days, …

4 Best New Health Care Tools of 2014

The apps and websites that can keep you healthier and make you a smarter health care consumer.<p>Every year, there are innovators who come up with fresh …

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

Spiritual Chennai - see a deeper side to India's southern gateway

At first glance, Chennai might not seem the obvious choice for a spot of meditation. With 4.7 million inhabitants and India's biggest motor industry, the capital of Tamil Nadu is better known for noise and traffic jams than for moments of inner peace. But scratch the surface and you'll soon …

LIFE in a Great City: Chicago

The El Capitan stopping in Chicago, 1939.<br>Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 41<p><i>For the inaugural gallery in our "Great</i> …

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014 (PHOTOS)

As dawn breaks over the savanna, your guide signals a stop. Through the trees ahead, you see the outline of something <i>very big</i> ambling through the underbrush. When the elephant -- a 10-foot-tall, 12,000-pound bull--finally steps into the clearing and looks your way, your heart races, and for a …

The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

India's Pointless Search for 'Black Money'

Fairy tales always end with the words "and they lived happily ever after," which is why in our cynical age even toddlers have stopped taking them …