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17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

9 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Size and Strength

Bodyweight exercises are not just for beginners. They're great for building size and strength. If they're incorporated efficiently and properly into …

A former investment banker has condensed an entire MBA into one online course — and it's only $10 right now

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Roman Kruglov<p>There's a lot to learn before you're ready to break out in the business world. You need to be knowledgeable in …

A New Online Course Teaches Buddhist Meditation for Free

<i>By Sonia Jones</i><p>In this video, Sonia Jones, Sonima's founder, sits down with David Germano, Ph.D., a professor of religious studies and the director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, to discuss the school's newest online course on Buddhist meditation in the modern …

10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are multiple ways people become millionaires. Some launch a successful startup. Others are a whiz with stocks. But, one of the most common yet overlooked ways is to become a franchise owner.<p>If you're not sure what a franchise is …

10 Best Money Tips From Warren Buffett of All Time

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer</i><p>Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential investing success, Buffett is probably most famous for his humorous insights, colorful commentary and wise advice. It's part of what makes him a perfect fit to …

5 Reasons Why Parallel Parenting Is Better Than Co-Parenting

We are not those folks.<p>Those folks who are divorced and who have kids and who can actually mumble a "hello" to each other and actually mean it.<p>Those folks who are divorced, remarried and invite each other over to their kids' birthday parties.<p>We are not those folks.<p>What happens when you are divorced …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

How Facebook Helped A Solo Entrepreneur Create Two Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Justin Goff, 31, has created two million-dollar businesses with no employees other than the owners—an eBook company and an online health supplements store. The secret of this entrepreneur from Columbus, Ohio has been mastering Facebook marketing.<p>His skill at scaling revenues at these ultra-lean …

Entrepreneurship

The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different direction, …

How one woman turned her passion for tinkering into a $33 million business — without a dime of funding

Her classmates couldn't help but notice her personal style, and they asked how they could build their own. Fried started selling little kits with all the electronics they needed to get started.<p>It became a nice little business for Fried, and she saw the opportunity to turn her passion for teaching …

10 things I learnt about selling online in India that made me a marketplace millionaire in 2 months

If you’re reading this, chances are that you are contemplating starting your own online business. Marketplaces like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are …

How to Find Time to Build Your Ecommerce Empire While Working a 9 to 5

I know first hand how difficult it is to work a day job and still manage to be a “sidepreneur”. There is a significant lack of time to run an …

Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

If You're a Baby Boomer Looking to Start a Business, Read "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs" - Small Business Trends

<i>“Between 1996 and 2012, the share of new U.S. entrepreneurs in the 55-64 age group grew from 14.3 percent to 23.4 percent.”</i><p>This statistic hit me …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

Workouts

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

Seven Steps To Writing Cover Letters Quickly And Effectively

Now that the job market is heating up, you may be tempted to start looking around and gauging your market value. Then the thought of having to send out your information, complete with an introductory cover letter, dampens the excitement. The best cover letters are tailored to the job that you want, …

Employment

Best Ways to Cook Your Veggies for the Most Nutrition

A lot of us are looking to get the most “bang for our buck” when it comes to nutrition and cooking our food. Afterall, we’re not spending our money …

Vegetables

Five YouTube Channels That Will Make You A Better Cook

I love to cook but I’ve never been able to <i>just</i> follow a written recipe. I like when people guide me through the steps. I like seeing how they perceive a pinch of seasoning or a dash of spice.<p>I’ve found YouTube to be an amazing resource for learning how to cook. I can rewind the video, I can pause …

Jamie Oliver

Why You Don't Need A Budget To Retire

For a lot of people in financial planning, it’s heresy to suggest that you can save money without budgeting.<p>But I’ve discovered that unless you’re a complete nerd about budgeting — and can account for all of your expenses — it’s not worth the trouble. There’s a better way.<p>“Spend” your way to …

Personal Finance

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

Eating the paleo way: why all the fuss about cauliflower rice?

Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite has been converted to cauliflower rice - here he explains why he's eating like a caveman<p>I may be best known as the 2012 winner of the GBBO, but my obsession with food extends to the healthier end of the spectrum, too.<p>While I’d like to live off cake alone, …

How Blogger J. Money Socked Away $400,000 In 7 Years

Every month for the past seven years, a former graphic designer in Washington D.C., has publicly shared his net worth, and the world has gotten to watch its ascent from $58,000 in February 2008 to $470,000, ever so close to a major milestone.<p>The mohawked man who goes by J. Money (a pseudonym he …

Personal Finance