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Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

Every Leader Must Be A Change Agent Or Face Extinction

In a workplace infused with top down, hierarchical, departmental silos, change management is the new requirement for leadership success. With a market comprised of fickle consumers and workplaces brimming with employee identity crises, leadership success requires more patience, poise, and …

How to Make a Coffee Table from a Whiskey Barrel | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Pete Sveen. It originally appeared on his website, diypete.com.</i><p>A while back, a buddy of mine came across a …

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

Motivation

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

The Top 25 Entrepreneur Theme Songs

Music has the power to inspire and move us all, sometimes when the energy levels are running a little low and our focus is off we turn to music for …

5 New Principles OF Strategy For The Digital Age

We tend to see technology through advances in products. One company launches a new and improved version, only to be matched or overtaken by a …

10 Simple Laws of Business Success | Inc.com

If my son or daughter were to ask me, "Dad, what do I really need to know in order to be really successful in business?", here's exactly what I'd tell them:<p><b>1. Success is always a group effort.</b> There is no such thing as a self-made man or woman. Even if you overcome hundreds of obstacles, you are …

Employment

They're Watching You at Work

What happens when Big Data meets human resources? The emerging practice of "people analytics" is already transforming how employers hire, fire, and promote.<p>In 2003, thanks to Michael Lewis and his best seller <i>Moneyball</i>, the general manager of the Oakland A’s, Billy Beane, became a star. The previous …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

How To Get Rich In America In 30 Easy Steps

Want to make money in America? Start up a business and sell it. I’ve done it a bunch of times and made a ton of money in the process. Here’s how you …

This Universal Law is Causing You to Struggle! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As human beings we have the amazing capabilities to not only succeed, but <b>thrive</b>! However, struggle is such a widespread pandemic because of a …

How to Raise Kids Who Become Great Adults | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you ask parents of any background what they want, you will overwhelmingly get this response:<p>“I want to raise great kids.”<p>Curiously, that is not …

Who Needs Monogamy?

Arianne Cohen and her husband have a happy—and open—marriage. Why they decided to try the brave new world of polyamory—and how they make it work.<p><b>I'M UNDER THE COVERS WITH TIM</b>, a burly video artist, ostensibly watching <i>Mad Men</i> on Netflix but actually making out. This happens most Tuesdays. My phone …

Channeling Sexual Energy Into Productive Energy

Sex. One of the greatest motivational forces in life. Our sexual impulses control so much of what we do, how we act, and the choices we make. But if not properly harnessed, they can lead to great destruction.<p>Sexual energy is what drives this urge. It is a life-energy. The vibe we give off when we …

Human Rights

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

India.Arie's New Definition of Success

After much soul-searching, India.Arie decided to approach her entire life—including her career—on new terms. Committed to listening to her inner …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

4 Obvious, But Not So Obvious Ways To Always Be Inspired | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You read some awesome rag-to-riches story of somebody go overcame great odds to be the person he or she is today.<p>Typically, they got out of debt, got …

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There are <i>thousands</i> of different strategies and ideas on how to improve your life.<p>But how are you supposed to know what really works? By these three …

3 Ways to Un-Busy Yourself: What Saying No Taught Me | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>When we take on projects that don’t feel right, we’re stressed.</i><p><i>When we agree to another coffee date, we run out of time.</i><p><i>When we pack in too many</i> …

Style Tips for Short Men: How to Dress Taller | The Art of Manliness

Short men have always had a tougher row to hoe than their taller fellows. It can be frustrating to be picked last for the pick-up basketball game, to …

5 Reasons Why Blaming Never Works! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Blaming others for anything that goes wrong in our lives is what comes handy to us. In those situations where we don’t prefer to take the call of …

The Points Guy explains the big business behind airline loyalty programs

He’s the travel equivalent of the frugal lady who stuffs her pillows with dryer lint.<p>Brian Kelly, otherwise known as “The Points Guy,” is so savvy …

The one thing that makes a company last forever

All companies hit rough patches from time to time. But only a few manage to survive decade after decade—some of them in a form that bears no resemblance to the original organization. Nokia began in 1865 as a riverside paper mill along the Tammerkoski Rapids in southwestern Finland. In the late …

Innovation

8 Practical Ways to Get Motivated | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Be Mindful of Your “Why”</b><p>When I’m procrastinating and not feeling motivated to do something, it’s usually because the task itself might be unpleasant …

Motivation

3 Ways Being Yourself Leads To New Opportunity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we don’t speak up, we’re guilty.<p>When we pretend to know something we don’t, we’re guilty.<p>When we’re scared to be comfortable in our own skin, …