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5 small things to do every morning for a mindful day - TODAY.com

Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while …

Inspiring Quotes From 20 Creative Geniuses | Inc.com

Creative people are often admired. Many aspire to be more creative but get stuck in conventional ways of thinking. Some people still believe that creative ability is genetic--either they're born with it or they'll never have it. Sadly, that faulty belief limits the believer's own potential for …

Creativity

5 Van Rentals for the Perfect Road Trip

Philanthropies Need A Better Way To Measure If Their Fundraising Is Successful

Charitable organizations’ finances are often judged by just one metric. A new proposal offers a more holistic way of determining how effectively they’re using their money.<p>Charitable groups have developed lots of ways to ask for money. That ranges from broad, impersonal salvos like telemarketing and …

10 Ways Small Businesses Can Give Back Without Breaking the Bank

Helping improve your community or bolster a cause you believe in is probably the most satisfying way there is to market your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social responsibility benefits businesses of all sizes but it is essential when you’re an SMB closely …

How Small Nonprofits Generate Thousands With Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

If you were told to raise $5,000 by the end of the month, could you do it? There are seven key strategies that will help make your next peer-to-peer …

Peer-to-peer

12 Things To Give Up If You Want To Transform Your Life

The process of transformation is a difficult one. Just like cleaning your house, when you remove things that don’t serve you, you begin the process …

Motivation

21 Cruises Everyone Should Go On Before They Die

Ready for a getaway?<p>A cruise can be so much more than just a trip for hard partying spring breakers. It can also be one of the best ways to immerse yourself in an array of gorgeous destinations—if you choose the right cruise line and venture, that is. These river and ocean voyages chosen by <i>National</i> …

17 Cheat Sheets That Will Actually Help You Sleep Better

Sleep > everything, basically

Sleep

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most …

Motivation

How to Prevent Your Own Decline and Fall in Life

I just finished skimming some of Edward Gibbon’s “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” (through some quotes), and have some valuable lessons I …

Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

6 Keys To Giving Positive Feedback That Drives Better Results | Inc.com

If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then create a culture of recognition. Everyone wants to come to work to do a good job, very few people are just doing it for the money, and if we can find ways to recognize them to feed their self-esteem, it will encourage them to continue …

Employee Engagement

17 Things That Freak Out Your Employees (If You're Doing Any of Them, Stop) | Inc.com

Once you hit the leadership ranks, all eyes are on you. That's because for your employees, they use you as a barometer of how things are going. They look to you for clues on the stability of their employment.<p>For that reason, you have a greater impact on employee morale than you may realize.<p>What you …

Leadership

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success | Inc.com

Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or authoring an acronym, formula or 4x4 graph. Whether it was four P's of marketing, three C's of business, or simply a unique …

Entrepreneurship

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

The 3 Key Tips for Budgeting Your Money | Investopedia

It's almost a truism that budgeting is a critical step for anyone looking to get serious about money management. After all, you have to know where …

Personal Finance

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

Self-improvement

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Opinion: 20 simple ways you can be smarter about your money

Meb Faber asked a bunch of us bloggers to give him our top 3-5 most-read blog posts of the year. I looked back at my trusty Google Analytics for the …

What Is a Credit Union—and How Is it Different From a Bank?

Between the 2008 financial crisis and the recent Wells Fargo fiasco, consumers have grown distrustful of banks and are considering credit unions as …

Finance

A Navy SEAL's 10 Principles for Navigating Organizational Change | Inc.com

There are plenty of resources on change management and oodles of "expert" consultants companies can hire. So why do so many organizations get it wrong? In a 2013 Strategy& and Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change management, the success of major change initiatives …

Management

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

Self-improvement

5 Bedtime Habits That Will Help You Sleep Better

Tired? Most of us are. With the pressures of everyday life and screens in our faces from the moment we wake up until our heads hit the pillow, …

Sleep

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

7 Things the Happiest People Do Every Single Day | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be happy. Yet many people are not. Is that because of their circumstances, or because of their perspectives?<p>Great question. Approximately 50 percent of your level of happiness, or what psychologists call your "happiness set-point," is determined by personality traits that are …

Happiness

Creative Ways to Save Money in 2017

If you struggled to save this year, take heart: Your opportunities to save in 2017 are practically limitless. "Almost every daily decision—like buying coffee in the morning—is a chance to save big," says Elle Kaplan, finance expert and founder of LexION Capital.<p>That's why we've rounded up 16 …

13 Healthy New Year's Resolution Ideas to Try in 2018

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. Those things you embark upon with such gusto on January 1, determined that this. Will. Be. The. Year. Then, as always, …

Fitness