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14 Simple Everyday Goals We Need To Have To Lead A Happier, More Productive Life

<b>1. Write something before you go to bed.</b><p>In a world of text messages and Facetime, writing before going to bed does not come easy. Pen down your …

Productivity

The 5 Actions You Must Take to Beat the Fear Blocking Your Success

Never trying because you were afraid is the only failure you can't learn from.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re brainstorming a crazy idea, thinking of quitting your day job, and building a wildly successful business. You want to build your own company, recruit …

Entrepreneurship

5 Books You Need to Read This Fall If You Want to Be Mentally Tougher | Inc.com

It's often said that you can only go as far as your mindset is properly equipped to transport you when chasing after business and health goals.<p>During my own personal journey of needing to shed some excess mental fat through letting go of limiting beliefs that didn't serve me nor the life I desired …

Self-improvement

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

10 ways to turn stress into a positive

<b>We asked Carl Vernon, best-selling author of The Less – Stress Lifestyle and Anxiety Rebalance, to share his advice.</b><p>We tend to think of stress as all …

Self-help

10 Essential Practices You Need To Succeed in 2017 | Inc.com

Most people think that self-development is difficult. They wait until the new year to create massive changes in their lives, and then become frustrated when these significant changes slowly regress to old patterns and behaviors.<p>The truth is that small changes compound over time. You can build an …

Happiness

These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform The Way You Work

Sure, you could shoot for that promotion or raise. Or you could set these goals to radically change how you approach your work.<p>Instead of setting the same vague goals year after year, try these six unexpected career resolutions that experts say could make you happier, more engaged, and even more …

Wall Street

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

Innovation

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

Startups

11 simple ways to make your boss love you

That said, if you're looking to really bowl them over — and potentially even become their favorite team member— there are a few simple strategies you can use.<p>Business Insider looked into scientific research and expert opinion and came up with 11 tricks to help you wow the higher-ups.

University of Washington

10 Common Mistakes That Successful People Never Make

Do you ever feel exhausted by your efforts to be successful? Everyone’s idea of success differs, but one theme always remains constant – it’s hard …

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

Self-improvement

13 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Solid time management habits don't come easily to everyone. Ultimately, however, how we organize our time can determine whether or not we're successful. It's definitely important to avoid behaviors that consistently doom your entire schedule or prevent you from getting important work done.<p>Here are …

Time Management

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success) | Inc.com

Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like these:<p><b>1. They know their success was only inevitable in hindsight.</b><p>Read stories of successful …

Self-improvement

Four Ways to Handle Interview Questions You Don't Know How to Answer

Preparing for interviews is serious business. But even if you practice, and practice, and practice, you could still get a question you just don’t …

Employment

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

Motivation

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

The one thing you should never say in a salary negotiation

There are so many ways to sabotage yourself in a salary negotiation.<p>HR expert Steve Kane stresses that negative answers like "won't" can really hurt your chances.<p>But some mistakes are easier to recover from than others.<p>Business Insider recently asked "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage …

Employment

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

Taking back the operating system, one privacy setting at a time...<p>With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five …

Apps

How to uninstall and reinstall updates on Windows 10

In this Windows 10 guide, we'll walk you through the steps to uninstall and re-apply an update that may be causing a problem on your device. In …

Becoming Your Own Boss: A Bplans Guide

You’ve spent years working, day after day, at jobs that left you feeling uninspired, unfulfilled, and tired.You’re ready for a change. You want to be …

Small Business

Here is an excellent résumé for a mid-level employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" résumé.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — but if your résumé doesn't stand out, if you don't present that information in a well-organized manner, or if it doesn't tell your story, nobody will …

Employment

13 ways to get better at small talk

Apparently, the guests were all the happier for it — and the authors conclude in their headline that "small talk should be banned."<p>Whether this sounds to you like a great idea or a terrifying prospect, the fact is that most event organizers won't go so far as to prohibit small talk — so you'd best …

Talk Shows

Try a Decision-Making Process that Makes You Smarter

Chances are, you've already made thousands of decisions today. Researchers at Cornell University estimate that you make an average of 221 decisions a day on food alone! But what happens when a group of decision-makers get in a room to make a decision together? Gridlock, lobbying, analysis …

Management

A common mistake job seekers make is something you can easily avoid

"Most candidates who arrive very early do so because they're incredibly nervous and were afraid of being late, so they over-budget how long it will take them to get to the office," says Amanda Augustine, a career-advice expert at TopResume, says. "While you certainly don't want to arrive late to an …

Employment