Alan Austin-Smith

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THE POSITIVE ATTITUDE MYTH!

One of the first steps of your journey to BEing Fantastic is something I call the Positive Attitude Myth.<p>We all know that a positive attitude is …

Agentry PR Is Seeking Fashion PR Interns In New York, NY

Agentry PR is a full service marketing communications agency with offices in New York City.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>27<p>Agentry PR is a full …

Refugees Are Changing Parisian Fashion For The Better

The Hope Walk is a groundbreaking and generous initiative from the Good Chance Theatre, a temporary arts centre that offers asylum seekers in Paris …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Alan Austin-Smith

Try something new for 30 days | Matt Cutts

"Don't LOSE Your HUNGER For SUCCESS!" - Rita Ora (@RitaOra) - Top 10 Rules

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address - Admiral William H. McRaven

University of Texas at Austin

The Greatest Advice For Young People You Will EVER Hear - Gary Vaynerchuk | Motivational Talk

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers | Inc.com

Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and strategy can be copied, an organization's DNA cannot be reproduced.<p>With this realization, many organizations are turning to cultural change to fuel …

Employee Engagement

Jo Malone: Marketers should remember the ‘5Is’

Jo Malone has founded and built up two successful fragrance brands. The first, the eponymous Jo Malone, she launched back in 1991 before selling to …

Beauty

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

The One Carb Doctors Say You Shouldn't Have After 8pm For Fast Weight Loss

A lot of us have been suspicious of carbs for the last few years — which is unfortunate because carbohydrates are a necessary part of our daily diet. …

A Comprehensive Guide to Eating Healthy While Traveling

When you’re on the go, it can be tough to dine like a real adult, let alone a healthy one. And while quick-and-easy clean-eating dinner recipes will get you through busy periods at home, what about while you’re traveling? From airport restaurants to fast food, it would seem that well-rounded eating …

Fatty acids lower your risk of heart disease. Without fish, you’re missing out.

Are you getting enough omega-3s? These vital fats are beneficial for heart, brain and eye health, but it’s not just the amount that matters. The type of omega-3s in your diet could determine the health benefits you’re getting — especially if you don’t eat fish.<p>Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids called …

Nutrition

15 things you know if you do Pilates

It’s easy to get pretty evangelical about whatever form of exercise you’ve taken up.<p>Whether it’s running, CrossFit or yoga, you’ll probably try to …

Why Pilates Was The One Thing That Finally Healed My Lifelong Injury

As a young dancer, I was dancing up to eight hours a day. I was determined and hardworking—fully dedicated to an art I loved.<p>The only problem? I had …

Exercise

Why Those Micro-Movements in Barre and Pilates Classes Burn Like Hell

You can crush indoor cycling classes, lift heavy at the gym, and run 5 miles like it’s NBD. (We get it—you work out.) Then you sign up for a barre, …

Exercise

10 Highly Successful People on the Times They Got Rejected

From firings to flops.<p>Remember that time you got fired? How about betting big on something only to come up short. Real short.<p>It happens to everyone, …

How Good Bosses Build Trust and Empathy (and How Bad Bosses Destroy It) | Inc.com

"Why do you trust us so much?"<p>This was an actual question from a college student who is in a leadership and content production role. I've been doing some mentoring this summer, trying to take what I've learned as a columnist for the past 16 years and giving others a little advice.<p>You know what? It …

Leadership

Why Having a Video Marketing Strategy is Important for Marketers

This column is authored by Laura Lewis, Business Head, Streamhash.comThe post Why Having a Video Marketing Strategy is Important for Marketers …

Marketing

Entrepreneurs Can Celebrate Business Independence and Freedom

holdosi / Pixabay<p>As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, it’s a good time to celebrate independence in business. The freedom involved is a primary …

Overcoming These 7 Challenges Will Make You More Successful

Don’t let these common obstacles hold you back from reaching your full potential.<p>It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. …

5 Habits That Will Make Or Break How Successful You Are This Summer | Inc.com

Summer is a time for fun, friends, family, and plenty of reasons to take Friday off for a long weekend at the beach.<p>However, summer is also a time for goals, early morning grind sessions, late night marathons, and full Saturdays spent in a coffee shop working on that startup idea you've finally …

Time Management

Nine Positive Ways To Give Productive Employee Feedback

As an entrepreneur, it is your responsibility to provide feedback to your employees, whether it’s positive or negative, so as to help them improve their performance on the job. However, giving feedback is a delicate process. If done right, it can provide great value and pave the way to enhanced …

Employment

The Top 10

Self-awareness is a crucial key to happiness and success. Without self-awareness, we move through relationships and experiences disconnected, unaware of how others receive and perceive us, and unable to take full responsibility for our outcomes.<p>Conventional wisdom would lead us to believe that …

Leadership

1 Sentence That Will Make You Reconsider Your Entire Marketing Strategy | Inc.com

I never felt like less of a man than I did in that moment.<p>I was the "proud" new owner of a minivan.<p>I'd just spent $35,000 to discard any remaining vestiges of my manhood.<p>Now, what I <i>really</i> wanted was a gigantic, gas-guzzling, completely impractical SUV.<p>The reason was simple:<p>When I drove that …

Marketing

10 Actions All Successful Leaders Avoid to Maximize Efficiency | Inc.com

The energy you bring to each moment is your most valuable asset, because it empowers you to make the most out of your time. Knowing that your time on earth is limited, but being unaware of how much time you have, places much more value on being able to discern the difference between behaviors that …

Self-help