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Goodbye, Corporate America: 4 Benefits of Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

<i>By Kelly Gibbons, founder and managing partner of Main & Rose.</i><p>Five years ago, I left a career in the fashion and entertainment industries to start my own business. After more than a decade in corporate America, I made the move because I wanted to take back control of my projects, my time and my …

Fake News

Seven Mental Exercises That Can Make You A Better Thinker

<i>How can one become a better thinker? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

TV shows

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Motivation

Science Says You Can Boost Your Creativity and Performance With These Habits | Inc.com

The business world keeps evolving at breakneck speed as we enter into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay competitive, it's critical that you keep learning new skills and adapting to new technology.<p>Your biggest challenge? Keeping the pace by staying productive (which is different than staying …

Creativity

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

Philanthropy Through Photography: How to Do Good with Your Camera

If you were to ask me about a specific time in my life when photography made a significant impact, I would say the fall of 2011. For my birthday, my …

Nonprofits

Why I'm Starting a 365 Day Project in 2017

I’ll admit that I’m in a creative rut. And like any photographer that feels frustrated, there’s only one thing to do: go in a different direction. …

How to use photography as self-therapy to help relieve stress and get through the tough times

Have you ever felt stressed, shitty, and overwhelmed with life — and went out with a walk with your camera, and instantly felt much better?<p>For me, …

Elements of Photography Every Aspiring Photographer Needs to Know

December 22, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

The Art of the Personal Project: Joe Pugliese

Personal Projects are crucial in showing potential buyers how you think creatively on your own. I am drawn to personal projects that have an …

Southern California

How to Get Better at Photography - and stick with it forever

I think you can look around at a lot of the content based around photography on the internet and extract a theme: People want to be better …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Psychology

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do This 1 Thing First (Most Bosses Do the Opposite) | Inc.com

The audience was polite but definitely not captivated. I was struggling to engage them. OK, to be honest, I was kinda dying onstage.<p>Maybe I was having an off day. Maybe they were having an off day.<p>Or maybe the fact every one of the 100 people in attendance was a CEO, an executive, or the owner of a …

Employment

How To Neutralize Your Workplace Enemy

Dear Liz,<p>I could use some tactical advice about how to neutralize my enemy at work. I didn’t do anything to antagonize this guy we can call Bob, but he hates me for some reason and he works hard to stab me in the back whenever he gets a chance.<p>I have tried being very nice to him and collaborating …

Self-help

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

Travel

Brain-fade? Your neurons might be taking a powernap

We all live our lives in a daily cycle of alertness and tiredness, but the brain functions that drive this are still mostly a mystery. Stanford …

The Brain

What is brain fog?

There are plenty of reasons your mind might be muddy.<p>You can't find your keys. You forgot the new neighbor's name. You don't remember why you went …

Multiple Sclerosis

How To Control Your Thoughts, Rebuild Your Brain, and Become a Zen Master

This is the final installation of a three part series on identifying and eliminating limiting beliefs and ultimately becoming a master of your …

Bottling Up Emotions Doesn’t Work, but Neither Does Brooding. Here’s a Different Approach. | Heleo

“How we deal with our inner world—our thoughts, our emotions, our stories—can drive everything.”<p><b>Gretchen Rubin</b> is the <i>New York Times</i> #1 bestselling …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

A 29-year-old who's been traveling the world for 4 years explains how he affords it

Living in a small, working class town in Northeast England, the now 29-year-old remembers dreaming of somewhere exotic, somewhere "far, far away from here" as a child, he told Business Insider.<p>In his early 20s, he finally got the chance to go. Tired of a 9-5 corporate job at a product management …

Travel

Get the Word Out with These Amazing (and Free) Marketing Tools

To own a business, people have to know yours exists—and it goes beyond plopping a website online. Marketing is a huge component of a business of any …

Marketing

A Social Media Marketing Checklist

Managing a brand's social channels is about more than just coming up with witty posts. You've got to ensure that your message is on-point, that you're reaching key influencers, and that you're generating a return-on-investment (ROI) for all of your marketing and sponsorship campaigns. Although this …

16 Boozy Shakes and Sundaes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day tends to take an alcoholic turn once you reach adulthood. You were first introduced to boozy ice cream by way of wine ice cream recipes and have been experimenting with making your own brown sugar bourbon ice cream ever since. That means it’s time to take things up a notch …

Dessert

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

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Mentat will apply for jobs on your behalf and guarantee you get an interview

Did you know nowadays there are more people who dislike their jobs than like them?<p>While there was once a time where the vast majority of Americans were happy with their current job, now anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of employees are dissatisfied with their current position.<p>Combine that statistic …

Employment

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Rohn: The 3 Parts of Personal Development

One day my mentor, Mr. Earl Shoaff, said to me, “Jim, if you want to be wealthy and happy, learn this lesson well: Learn to work harder on yourself …

Self-improvement

5 Steps to Creating Your Personal Development Plan

Do you feel you’re not really getting anywhere? When you look back over the last year does it seem like you haven’t changed in the directions that …

Self-improvement

Why are we so complacent about our skills for the future?

Making predictions can be a fool’s game. We don’t know what’s going to happen next week, let alone what our world will look like in five years, or 50.<p>Still, history teaches us to expect change. Take the workplace as an example. The jobs that were a staple a century ago no longer exist, and many …