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How to Memorize a Speech (Infographic) | Inc.com

Some people make public speaking look all too easy--they look and sound completely comfortable, delivering talks without any notes. Chances are, however, that even these speakers weren't necessarily born to shine in the spotlight. They're likely using a really good memorization trick--which you can …

Public Speaking

Rise in London house prices leads to increased affairs, says report

Research has suggested that more couples than ever are being forced to continue living together even after they have split up, leading to an increase …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Yo Is the Perfect App For The iWatch, One New Feature Could Make It A Twitter-Killer

Stephen Colbert skewered the new Yo app Thursday by pronouncing, “There’s a new app that has expanded the possibilities for communication by drastically reducing them!” He joins a chorus of critics that have deemed the app stupid and Jay McGregor, writing in these pages sees it as a sign that the …

The 'Game Of Thrones' Giant Is Also an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Every entrepreneur has a story, but for sheer size, it's hard to top Neil Fingleton's.<p>If you watch <i>Game of Thrones</i>, you already know who Fingleton is. In the most recent battle-packed episode, which first aired Sunday, June 8, he played a giant named Mag the Mighty. And he spent most of his time …

Game of Thrones

How to Manage Employees Who Become Enemies | Inc.com

When two of your employees become filled with hatred for each other, managing the relationship requires a deft touch. As the leader, it's your job to make sure the conflict does not escalate out of control, interfering with other employees and causing other problems for your business.<p>Liane Davey, …

Employment

The only way to fairness in housing is to tax property

Help to Buy and the other government schemes merely lock in place an unjust system which rewards those in power<p>There is no shortage of explanations, and no shortage of solutions. But the problem that lies behind our multiple housing crises is simple and obvious. It is, at root, a failure to …

Christian Social Venture Fund Backs Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs

Dave Blanchard and Josh Kwan are unabashed about their faith providing the motivation for their desire to change the world for good. They founded …

Entrepreneurship

Social enterprises: putting the social into the economy

<b>With market forces and state funding failing to ensure the wellbeing of our cities, universities can be the architects in the development of a new</b> …

Why Your Approach to Growth Should Be Authentic | Inc.com

That old axiom "grow or die" might apply to certain aspects of human development or the natural world, but be very careful how you apply it to your business. The truth is that "grow or die" can be, and often is, devastating.<p>Too many executives I've met over the years have the mentality of a …

Leadership

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Is Management Due for a Renaissance?

Every now and then, a thinker calls for a <i>renaissance</i> in some field of work – a rebirth, or return to classic roots after a period of straying from them. Is management – not yet a very old discipline – due for one? When Richard Straub, President of the Peter Drucker Society of Europe, recently …

How to Boost Your Creativity in 5 Easy Steps | Inc.com

Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins, recently recruited legendary designer John Maeda as a partner in a move that investors have considered long overdue. Maeda's design knowledge will serve as a critical link between the venture capital and design community and proves that today …

Creativity

10 Things Great Leaders Say Every Month | Inc.com

Great leaders understand that their words are among their most powerful tools.<p>They're how you communicate your organization's values, and they're the messages your team remembers when they make choices on your behalf. So, as a leader you should think deliberately about the words that roll off your …

Team Building

What to Do When You're Overloaded: 7 Tips | Inc.com

Trying to grow companies is hard work. Rarely are there enough resources and no matter how late or hard you work there is always more to be done. Big projects can often mask the load because they draw focus. But when you get over the hump on a major initiative you can find yourself with an …

Time Management

The Ultimate Secret to Getting What You Want | Inc.com

Random Acts of Pizza probably isn’t the first place you’d think to look for serious business advice. The Reddit thread provides a forum for -- you guessed it -- soliciting others to buy you a free slice. Its motto: "The power of kindness, one slice at a time."<p>But at least one quantitatively minded …

Computer Science

Could Your Company Manage Without Managers? | Inc.com

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> recently wrote about some tech companies that had no managers, or at least very few. The software company 37signals, for example, has been around for 14 years. It's small, sells products for collaboration among remote workers (I've used one in the past and it worked …

Economics

5 <i> More</i> Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions) | Inc.com

As mentioned earlier this week in <i>5 Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions)</i>, selecting the right people is a critical leadership lever that drives growth, particularly as you are building your business.<p>Consider that the cost of turnover averages 40% of annual salary in hard costs only. Although …

Employment

7 Keys to Becoming a Remarkably Effective Leader | Inc.com

For many businesspeople, the last thing you want to worry about (or do) is managing people. You want to get out there and meet customers and create awesome products and bring exciting new opportunities through your front door. But unless you've hired people to take on the task of managing your …

Leadership