Ade

42 Added | 1 Magazine | 4 Following | 2 Followers | @Ade17bf | Keep up with Ade on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ade”

10 Successful Founders Share Their Top Productivity Tips

Gain mastery over your time.<p>We all wish we had more hours in the day. We may feel unmoored by not being able to finish everything on our plates, but it’s important to remember that everyone experiences this, even the most successful entrepreneurs.<p>We caught up with 10 founders who told us their …

Productivity

Science Explains How Asking Yourself 4 Questions Every Morning Can Change Your Brain

<i>The average human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in 2000, or around the time the mobile revolution began, to eight seconds – a 33 percent</i> …

Positive Thinking

Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs to Know

As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are …

Owe

This Simple Hack Allows You To Do More Work In Less Time

Whether you’re a small business owner or an executive at a multinational company, whether you work in sales or operations, whether you’re based in Singapore or San Francisco, you have the same 24 hours in a day as the person next to you. Time is the great equalizer.<p>But how is it that some people …

Time Management

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

Richard Branson

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

iOS

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People

It comes down to what you can and cannot control.<p>Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not …

Happiness

How to attract good luck: 4 secrets backed by research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too)

Science has found the perfect time of day for decision making. Do you know when it is?<p>Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? …

Time Management

43 Prompts that Will Change Your Life For The Better

“[W]henever you find yourself on the side of the majority; it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain<p>If I have learned nothing else, I have …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide (With Examples)

Not all business ideas are good ones. Take my friend Eric, for example, who had the idea of a cell phone that doubles as a taser. Probably not the …

Small Business

4 Ways To Practice Gratitude And Welcome Abundance In Your Life

This post is by Christina Lopes, Life Coach When it comesThe post 4 Ways To Practice Gratitude And Welcome Abundance In Your Life appeared first on …

Positive Thinking

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

You shouldn't deny that there's a problem. Embrace it.<p>Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and …

Motivation

For a great to-do list, you don’t need an expensive notebook—you just need a spreadsheet

There are thousands of to-do lists applications to choose from, across most every kind of programmable device we’re surrounded with. Likewise, there are dozens of notebooks designed specifically to optimize your to-do list making. I have a to-do list, but I don’t use any of the apps or the …

Productivity

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

Bodyweight Exercise

How to Create a System That Will Help You With Any Goal

Life coaches are crazy-obsessed big goal-setters. Coaching is largely about beginning with the end in mind (a goal) and creating an action plan to …

Mind

The 1 Thing Good Leaders Never Do

Get ready to eat some humble pie.<p>Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" …

Peter Drucker

Want to Stop Procrastinating? Try the 10-Minute Rule and Get More Done

Get into the habit of tackling those tasks you're tempted to put off.<p>"I know what I need to do. I just can't make myself do it." That's a statement I've heard more times than I could count in my therapy office.<p>Procrastination is a bad mental habit and that can get worse over time. But the 10-minute …

Procrastination

The No. 1 Reason You're Falling Short With Your Health and Business Goals

Don't fixate on the outcome. Instead, focus on the process.<p>Being fit and rich is at the top of many people’s list of desires and goals. Every year, countless folks aim to get a six-pack and start the business that they’ve been meaning to start. In today’s world, these two goals are attainable for …

Self-improvement

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

Self-help

4 ways time management habits get derailed (and how to get back on track)

<b>Every couple of episodes on this season of the Truth for Teachers podcast, I’m going to be featuring coaching calls. I’m answering teachers’ specific</b> …

6 Personal Branding Rules to Being Popular and Profitable

Rule #3: don't tie yourself down with too many rules.<p>Owner of StopDoingNothing.com and Focus Digital Marketing Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the things that frustrates me to no end is when entrepreneurs strive too hard to build a personal brand or become …

Entrepreneurship

7 Powerful Exercises to Build Your Mental Toughness

If there’s one thing you can count on life, it’s change. The journey of life is full of ups and downs, twists and turns, challenges, obstacles and …

3 Crucial Questions to 'Fail Proof' Your New Business Idea

Risk is inherent but minimizing it is pretty much common sense, when you stop to think about it.<p>Founder of Rich20Something<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a successful business is hard, but let’s not presume that entrepreneurship itself is intrinsically riskier …

Business Strategy

5 Things Strong Leaders Do

Life isn’t fair. If you think you will always have the same raises, bonuses and opportunities as your peers, prepare to be disappointed. That’s life. …

Self-improvement

Four Ways to Be More Effective in Meetings

Meetings!<p>Those endless blocks of time during the workday in which we are given tacit approval to zone out but that we cannot skip.<p>One study estimated that American companies hold 11 million meetings daily. Another said the unproductive ones cost the country about $37 billion yearly. This amusing …

Leadership

Here's 1 Simple Change That Will Make You Much More Successful

How you challenge yourself is what matters most.<p>Do you have ambitious goals? You probably do, or else you would be reading some other website. But how, exactly, can you bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be? There is a systematic way to go after the things you want, and …

Motivation

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Mindfulness