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In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Jeff Bezos

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us

Successful people are not more gifted. They just work hard, and then succeed on purpose.<p>Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

Self-improvement

4 Things to Eliminate From Your Speech If You Want to Be Persuasive

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make to instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just briefly, you …

Public Speaking

Ten Signs He or She Doesn’t Love You: The Truth About Your Relationship

Don’t stay with someone who ignores you.<p>If you have a healthy romantic relationship with no obvious issues, skip this article. If not, you’re not …

How to Make President Taft's Mussels

It should come to no surprise for those who have seen his bathtub that Taft had a few good recipes on his White House menu.<p><b>President 27: William</b> …

How to Make Better Salads Without a Recipe

With these tips for riffing on classic dishes (Mom's chicken salad, anyone?), you can make a delicious meal that doesn't require any recipe, so you're ready to improvise at the table any time—with whatever you bought too much of at the farmers marekt. With a few simple bases to choose from, simply …

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

Psychology

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

7 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2016

The end of the year is here. It's time to focus on 2016.<p>Saying you want to be a better leader doesn't do much to propel your business forward without a strategy in place. If you're not sure where to start, you're not alone. In a survey by Deloitte, top executives in the U.S. are confident in their …

Leadership

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

Happiness

Мотивация в контекст

Преди година средно голяма организация си купува малък и бързо разрастващ се бизнес, който добре допълва портфолиото й от услуги. Новата придобивка …

Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved

Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs …

Relationships

10 New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don't

Leadership isn't the same field that it was even a decade ago. Here's a map to the new landscape.<p>Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes--and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very …

Leadership

9 Reasons You Procrastinate (and 9 Ways to Stop)

<b>You toss self-compassion to the wind.</b> In the journal <i>Self and Identity</i>, researchers reported that individuals who demonstrated less self-compassion …

8 Reasons Why Overthinkers And Worriers Are Usually Creative Geniuses – According To Science

You may know that social anxiety is linked to a high intelligence or that there’s a neurological correlation between being highly creative and …

10 Signs You Have Exceptional Mental Strength

If you do these things, you can be sure you're more resilient than average.<p>Just a few weeks ago here on Inc.com we published advice from psychotherapist Amy Morin laying out bad habits you need to break if you want to achieve incredible mental strength. But what if you read the list and were …

Self-help

Education & Experience Don’t Guarantee Success—Attitude & Habits Do

Professional success is a culmination of many factors. Your education matters—maybe not as much as you think, but a degree in your field can really …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Google Docs

Is there a checklist for success?

If there were a roster of do's and don’ts for getting ahead and being a great boss, would you use it?<p>Is there a magic formula for success as a leader? A sure-fire to-do list you could read and check off? Or how about a never-do-this list, just to avoid the pitfalls?<p>Maybe there is. It’s a topic …

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

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How to tame your tum: Is yours a spare tyre or a stress bulge?

How to tame your tum: Is yours a spare tyre or a stress bulge? Finding out your tummy type is the key to getting a perfect midriff<p>By<p>For many women, …

5 Powerful Ways to Free Your Mind and Discover Greater Personal and Professional Success

My eldest son just recently left his job because he was terribly unhappy and unfulfilled. Since he has a family to support -- three of my grandchildren and a wife -- it felt to most of the family that leaving a well-paid job was professional suicide.<p><b>A Rough Go</b><p>My son had a rough go of it for the …

The Best Health Foods, Ranked In (Totally Subjective) Order

Anyone who pays attention to health food trends knows that they are ever changing. Some trends fall off the radar forever (think Slim Fast), some classics never seem to fade (wheatgrass is here to stay), and others fall in and out of favor with the passing years. The pendulum swing of popularity …

Eggplant Caponata Crostini

The tangy relish that tops these crostini is very versatile -- it also works as a quick pasta sauce or sandwich spread. The recipe was adapted from Also try: ,