More than 30 years ago I wrote a personal mission statement. It’s a relatively brief and straightforward document (less than half a page), focusing on six roles that I identified for my life. I use it
There is much, large and small, you can do to eliminate inefficiencies and get more done every hour you work. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For most of us, time management
When it comes to figuring out how to live a healthier life, I sometimes find myself lost in a vacuum of information that works overtime to explain why each and every diet or food fad is better than the
When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward? Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back
As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams. They're
I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me. It's sad and
• Showing curiosity in someone is the fastest way to establish a connection with them while conversing.• To skip past the small talk and have a meaningful interaction, asking pointed, unique questions.•
You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose. Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later.
One of the lessons I have learned over the years as a business executive, and now as a mentor to entrepreneurs, is that if you really want employees who enthusiastically take ownership of their work, have
Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour workweek a trial run. For 90 days, we'd see if working seven hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes.
Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're sitting on about a century's
Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday. Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week. Follow this
The key to success next year might just be getting organized. And it's not just about order. Living an organized life has the power to save you time and energy, increase your productivity, and just plain
Words matter. The words we speak and write not only influence how people think about us but how we think about ourselves. To optimize your life to achieve your goals, Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour
Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning. Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful. Here's