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The Cult of Peloton: Reinventing the Fitness Industry, and Becoming a Microcultural Phenomenon

Until a month ago, I had never taken a spin class. While friends and colleagues made regular pilgrimages to boutique fitness studios like SoulCycle …

Advertising Industry

5 ways you can use visualization to achieve top performance

I’ve always been afraid of water. To confront those fears, I decided to learn how to scuba dive, even before I learned how to swim! I would need to …

Motivation

If you want to start making better decisions, do this

Do you ever look back on your decisions and think, “Why I on earth did I do that?”<p>We all make bad decisions.<p>Buying an SUV that sucks up all your …

This is the deadly sin that makes life awesome: 3 proven secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.<p>I’m talking about pride. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

The Brain

Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

<b>Anne Raimondi</b> was stumped. Two people she managed weren't getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each …

Leadership

6 Signs Of An Emotionally Intelligent Team

There are few things that hold a team back more than emotionally unintelligent team members, or what I like to refer to as “social hand grenades.” These are the people who you would send to a party if you wanted the party to end.<p>While decades of research highlights emotional intelligence as a …

Emotional Intelligence

Tom Brady's Brand Is Toxic. Here's the Brutal Truth Why | Inc.com

Tom Brady was back in the Super Bowl, and that's great for him (even though the Philadelphia Eagles won the game).<p>But you know what isn't? It's the fact that most of America hates him.<p>I don't. I grew up in New England. I'm not the world's biggest NFL fan but I've been a New England Patriots fan …

NFL

A Little Known 9-Word Tom Brady Quote Is The True North Of All Success | Inc.com

First things first. This isn't a Patriot-ic column. Yes, I'm from Boston. Yes, I'm rooting for the Pats this Sunday. Yes, I cannot help but be drawn into the Super Bowl frenzy. And yes, I too was wondering if Tom Brady's gloved hand was masking surgery to implant a sixth finger.<p>Truth is, I'm far …

Motivation

14 things successful people do on Sunday nights

Roger Federer Just Won His 20th Major. Here's the One Thing He Changed to Make it All Possible | Inc.com

Roger Federer cruised to his 20th major title win adding yet another Australian Open to his impressive resume by beating a resurgent Marin Cilic on Sunday in Melbourne in five sets.<p>Astonishingly, at 36, Federer is showing no signs of slowing down. Former world number one and tennis legend Mats …

Tennis

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

The 8 Rules of Leadership by Jack Welch | Inc.com

Leadership is all about growing others. It's about your team and its welfare. It's about your direct reports and their performance.<p>Leadership is a tough act. It's a daily balancing act. As a leader, you're expected to use your insight, experience, and rigor to balance the conflicting demands of …

Leadership

How Senior Executives Stay Passionate About Their Work

When we talk about “learning to love your job” or “managing yourself,” it’s often in the context of junior or midlevel roles. But these things don’t stop mattering for senior executives. What aspects of their jobs are most important to them? What do they find rewarding? How do they sustain their …

A Comprehensive List of Elon Musk’s Breakthroughs in 2017

SpaceX unveils the space suits that will be worn by future Mars travelers<p>OpenAI creates an artificial intelligence that is able to teach itself<p>The …

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful | Inc.com

Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two months left in the year, I encourage you think about your …

Time Management

LinkedIn’s CEO says these are the 3 things ‘too often taken for granted’

Since taking over as<p>LinkedIn's<p>CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of<p>Highest Rated CEO<p>.<p>He has grown …

It's 2017 and women with ambition need to own it

It’s time to rewrite our stories<p>It’s the reason why you don’t yell out that answer in the boardroom when you know you’ve got it correct. It’s why you …

Leadership

This Extraordinary CEO Proves That Successful Leaders are Better Than Just Great Starters or Future Visionaries. | Inc.com

Beginnings are exciting and it's always entertaining to dream of the future. But the stuff in between the two can be challenging. Yet most of life, at work and elsewhere, is lived in the middle part between the very start and the ultimate success (or failure). The decisions that truly define great …

Business Strategy

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them | Inc.com

Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most importantly, they're happier in their roles, which means they're less likely to …

Employment

How I Made A Very Big Decision (and how you can too)

I’ve recently made a few big life decisions that have left me reflecting on the decision making process. One decision involved a change in career direction which I will focus on for the purpose of this post.<p>This decision (to focus on building my own business instead of returning to my great …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Successful Leaders Do Any of These 4 Things Daily | Inc.com

Whenever I deliver keynotes on leadership topics, I make sure to touch on the most important aspect that a leader needs to become truly exceptional: valuing his or her people.<p>If that has triggered your own thinking about whether your employees are truly valued, there are proven ways you can raise …

Leadership

How to stop being too nice and start getting what you want

<b>Are you a nice person? Good for you.</b><p>I bet that you’re universally adored, you get invited to every party, and you’re the person your friends trust to …

Customers

In 1 Simple Message, Microsoft's CEO Told Employees How to Stop Being Self-Centered Idiots | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's easy, especially in an individualistic society like America, to, as some like to crow, look after number 1.<p>Some even glorify those who stomp their way through organizations, take out those in …

Satya Nadella

3 Things Super-Organized People Do Every Sunday

Organized people always seem to have it all together, don’t they? They’re the ones with perfectly packed lunches, color-coded calendars, and an air …

The Simple Way I Beat Procrastination

This curated column is authored by Zat Rana You’re sitting inThe post The Simple Way I Beat Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

The Mindset Advantage: How Your Mental Frame Affects Your Behavior and Performance

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups Mindset.The post The Mindset Advantage: How Your Mental Frame …

What the Best Transformational Leaders Do

Companies that claim to be “transforming” seem to be everywhere. But when you look more deeply into whether those organizations are truly redefining what they are and what they do, stories of successful change efforts are exceptionally rare. In a study of S&P 500 and Global 500 firms, our team …