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5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone who understands what motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same …

Leadership

How To Attract $4 Million In Client Revenue Through Content Marketing

Julia McCoy dropped out of college at 19. By 21, she started her own content creation agency.<p>Now, five years later at 26 years old, McCoy’s agency, Express Writers, just broke $4 million in sales.<p>All of McCoy’s new client acquisition is done through content marketing. That’s right: <i>every</i> paying …

Marketing

12 Ways to Identify the Future Leaders of Your Company Right Now | Inc.com

Let's face it: At the core of every successful company is a team of good leaders making good decisions.<p>When you set out to identify future leaders to move your company forward, do you know what to look for? Could you easily identify what each of their futures holds?<p>Better yet, if you're not a …

Leadership

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …

The Brilliant Blunders and Investments that Made Warren Buffet a Billionaire

<i>What"s the shrewdest, smartest maneuver you've ever seen in business? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Amaury Fernandez, Investor, on Quora:</b><p>One of the smartest maneuvers I've seen in …

‘11 Triumph Bonneville – Wojtek Borecki

I watched the latest film about Steve Jobs the other week. Directed by Danny Boyle of Slumdog Millionaire fame, it was unfortunately a fairly average …

Motorcycles

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Small Business

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

Retailers are trapped in a vicious cycle with clutter — and it's contributing to the industry's 'dirty open secret'

One major problem is that shoppers do not want to come into stores. After all, they have the ease of online shopping.<p>This is not a secret.<p>In fact, Forbes' Barbara Thau called the decline in foot traffic a "dirty open secret" in the industry.<p>In other words: Everybody knows about it.<p>It shouldn't come …

New York City

10 of the best cycling holidays for families

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best,” Ernest Hemingway once observed. That doesn’t have to change once you have children in tow – but even the most intrepid parents would be wise to consider their route a little more carefully than before. Now may not be the time …

Seven Ways Leaders Earn Their Teammates' Respect

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve just accepted a supervisory job which I’ll begin next week.<p>I know the people I will be supervising. They don’t work on my team. I’m moving to a new team as I begin my new job. I like all of the people in the team but they have a lot more experience with their areas of expertise than I …

Leadership

2 Incredibly Cheap Solar Stocks

Image source: SunPower.<p>Solar energy may be the biggest investing opportunity of this century. There's enough solar energy hitting the earth every hour to replace all other energy sources combined, yet we're just scratching the surface of the industry's potential.<p>To that end, solar is slowly …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Motivation

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 …

10 Best Cycling Trips for Summer 2016

1. Snowmass, Colorado<p>There's a good reason the elite cyclists and mountain bikers from all corners of the earth come to the Centennial State to train …

7 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

One of the realities of being an entrepreneur is that you’re constantly learning. In fact, that’s probably true for most of us these …

Entrepreneurship

Sedona Is the New Mountain Bike Mecca

A little over a month ago, <i>Outside</i> took a test crew of almost two dozen cyclists to Sedona, Arizona, for our annual bike test. After a decade of running this two-week test in Tucson, there was some anxiety about the new locale, especially when heavy, wet snow spilled from the sky the afternoon we …

The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

Books

Michael Kors has identified a huge weakness in its business — and it should terrify Macy's

Despite strong gains in the overall business, the handbag retailer says it saw a decline in North American mall traffic.<p>And company chairman John Idol told investors on a conference call last week that he only expected things to get worse.<p>"We believe that mall traffic in North America is going to …

eCommerce

The future of e-commerce: bricks and mortar

Amazon leads the way into the real world as online real estate – once heralded as the next frontier for retail – becomes crowded and expensive<p>Remember when the future of retail was online? Now it seems that online retailers have decided they can’t get by without bricks and mortar.<p>Amazon raised …

eCommerce

The 5 Best American Road Trips

1 of 5<p>Route 66, Chicago To Santa Monica<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Big Sky Country, Montana and Wyoming<p>3 of 5<p>California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast …

Road Trips

13 Ways to Ditch the New Zealand Tourist Experience

Braving the 12-hour flight from Los Angeles to New Zealand is easy. The hard part? Sorting through the overwhelming number of possibilities crammed into these two islands. That’s why we’re here with 13 must-do adventures for your Kiwi checklist.<p>1. Make a Plan<p>The stars aligned. The grandparents …

Loving Lake Tahoe

Crystal-clear waters, stunning natural beauty and plenty of recreational opportunities highlight this shared treasure on the Nevada-California border …

Hiking

How to Automate Your Finances and Save Money, Explained in One Graphic

Personal finance is simple, but it isn’t easy. Our greedy brains try to fight us every step of the way—which is why automating your finances is such …

Top 10 family adventure holidays in Europe

These family-friendly adventure holidays answer the call of the wild – but are perfectly doable for a wide range of ages<p>Top 10 UK hostels, cabins and farmstays for families<p>Cycling, Austrian Tyrol<p>With dramatic mountains all around, this self-guided cycling holiday with Saddle Skedaddle starting in …

Top 10

The Coolest New Cycling Socks for 2016

Cycling

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

Billionaire Doubles Down on 3 Stocks: Time to Buy?

When hedge funds and billionaires start throwing around the big bucks, you should check and see if they're on to something.<p>I actually undersold it in …

Investing