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How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career | Inc.com

Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major types. Once you know how to spot them, you can stop them and …

Leadership

How Building 1 Keystone Habit Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

This is the time of season where gym membership enrollment goes through the roof. I am sure self-help books are flying off the shelves right now too. We are telling ourselves that this is going to be the year that we get work and life and everything in between, in order.<p>But if we have failed in the …

Tony Robbins, Elizabeth Gilbert and Tim Ferriss Agree This 1 Word Hurts Us the Most | Inc.com

There's a funny trap that happens with self-discovery: The more articulate we become, the easier we can justify our actions. It's a dangerous game, as more power means being able to explain away our flaws, mistakes and misdirection. Our intention can blur.<p>Tony Robbins has a simple, quick and …

Tim Ferriss

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

According to experts, the key lies in your fears.<p>From the outside, self-sabotaging behavior seems like a problem with a simple fix: If you realize you keep flubbing opportunities to better your life, simply channel your inner Terry Crews and tell yourself to knock it off already. But the problem is …

75 Percent of Your Workers Actually Want This Employee Perk. Are You Giving It to Them? | Inc.com

According to a study by Randstad, 75 percent of employees want their company to participate in philanthropic activities. Corporate philanthropy makes people feel good about their employer and good about themselves for participating.<p>Most big companies have someone in charge of volunteerism or …

Employee Engagement

How Elon Musk Used This Simple Mental Strategy to Build Billion-Dollar Businesses | Inc.com

How do you start the most successful private space company if you're not a rocket scientist? Or bring electric cars into the mainstream without a background in the automotive industry?<p>It might seem like everything Elon Musk touches turns to gold, but behind his unparalleled drive and ambitious …

11 Books That Will Teach You to Be Happier | Inc.com

Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though that undeniable plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable …

Sheryl Sandberg

The 1 Quality You Need Most In a Mentor (That Most People Try to Avoid) | Inc.com

Having a mentor can have a tremendous impact on your career. The right one can help guide you through complex situations, work on self-growth and development needs, advocate for you and more. Most people with positive views of their mentor tend to have relationships with them that are very …

Leadership

To Be A Great Leader, Start Taking 100% Responsibility

What are the ways to be outstanding and excel in your position to ensure that you move up to the level you desire? If you know the one key ingredient you need, is your integrity such that you would use this feature to set yourself apart from your peers? Before attempting to answer these questions, …

Leadership

This simple, surprising mental trick will improve your life, according to Steve Jobs

Everybody knows Steve Jobs, and most people are aware that his incredibly unique (and often controversial) mindset paved the way for big success at …

Self-improvement

Jeff Bezos, Julia Child, and 17 more highly successful people who changed careers after age 30

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their adult lives.<p>Here are 19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change …

5 Skills to Learn If You Want to Be More Confident (Yes, Confidence Can Be Learned) | Inc.com

Creating a successful business requires many skills. There's one that helps improve results the fastest.<p>As a growth consultant, I saw the many ways businesses can fail. I've also seen them succeed--often for the same people, the same leaders.<p>As I studied each situation, there were two common themes …

A Psychotherapist Shares 8 Strategies for Getting Habits to Stick

Most behaviors become automatic or habituated over time. Learn how to use this to your advantage.<p><i>by</i><p>, Psychotherapist, executive performance coach, …

Self-improvement

HOW TO CONQUER YOUR FEARS IN LIFE

<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS WITH ERIC KIM ></b>1. What is your great task in life?First of all, know that you were born for a great destiny. The purpose of you …

What We Learned From Tony Robbins While Staying at His Fijian Retreat

Time spent with Robbins gave these entrepreneurs a new perspective on planning and growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Two years ago, we created a product that helped us build a thriving, eight-figure business.<p>Because of our rapid growth, we were recently named a …

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future | Inc.com

Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. Now, tell me what you think his future is.<p>Those familiar …

Motivation

7 powerful habits of self-made billionaires that will immediately improve your life

Everybody wants to be successful — however, not many actually make it a reality.<p>The difference between self-made billionaires and the rest of the pack is that they don't leave their achievements up to chance. Instead of waiting for success or wealth to fall in their lap, they take actionable steps …

Deathbed Regrets And How To Avoid Them

Photography of Victor Hugo on his death bed, by Félix Nadar<p>Deathbed Regrets<p>Life is so short. My imprisonment as a teenager made me aware of this …

Time I

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed …