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8 Valuable and Inspirational Web Series You Should Check Out

Have 20 minutes to an hour to watch a show? Try one of these and learn something at the same time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to the popularity of online video content, it's never been easier to learn from wildly successful entrepreneurs. In fact, many of …

Entrepreneurship

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Programming

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

Procrastination

4 Ways Successful People Learn More

Successful people never stop learning.<p>Most people are inherently inquisitive. I spend a lot of time talking with our team about the value of curiosity. But over time, we can become set in our ways. Sometimes it seems easier to shrug off a new concept or task that appears difficult than to invest …

Self-improvement

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

Entrepreneurship

How Successful Entrepreneurs Master Time

Learn how to get the most out of every hour.<p>We all want to be happier and more successful and to get more out of life. (Who doesn't?) If only it were possible to squeeze more time into each day.<p>I understand that desire for more time. As the founder of Aha! I have a very busy schedule -- sometimes …

Time Management

Why not getting promoted made me more successful

That lost hope is really what made me throw my hands up. Even though on a day-to-day basis I still loved my job, I had to leave.<p>I'd checked all the boxes. Client work was done well, winning proposals were submitted, and my team was managed with record-low turnover for eight years.<p>And yet, my title …

Leadership

Here's What to Do if You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel

Or have a giant wedding, or any other majorly expensive goal!<p>We make a ton of small financial decisions every day. Do you buy a $10 salad for lunch or brown-bag it? Should you move out on your own or get a roommate? Your little decisions will be smarter (and stress you out less) if you set some …

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

Taylor Swift on Career Success: Here's What She Tries to Achieve on a Daily Basis

Taylor Swift looks fierce on the November cover of <i>GQ magazine</i>, but the singer-songwriter and all-around-star's climb to the top of the country and pop charts comes from something other than killer good-looks, smart management, and catchy tunes, she says. Swift's career success, she reveals to the …

Self-awareness

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Source: Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock<p>Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and …

Self-help

How to make £50,000 from doing the things you love

Cato Hoeben quit the grind to reinvent himself as a 'lifestyle entrepreneur’ – here's how he did it<p>Before I fell in love with a beautiful Spanish girl, I rarely thought about work/life balance. I was living with friends in London and working at a media production company where I created online GCSE …

Entrepreneurship