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How to Improve Your Ambition, From 5 Achievers

The ambitious secrets of a TED resident, a Broadway star, a Marvel artist, a MakerBot executive, and the entrepreneur bringing them together<p>Ambition.<p>It gets things done.<p>Most Inc. readers have it. Some wish they had more. Many hide theirs. Too many, if you ask me.<p>Like determination, resilience, …

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6 Ways to Develop Greater Willpower and Discipline

Self-control and willpower are key ingredients for success. So how can you develop greater self-control and willpower? Science has the answers.<p>Self-control. Willpower. Determination. Perseverance. Doing what you need to do, day after day, with total focus and resolve...that's how you succeed. And …

Will Power

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

21 Strategies for Mastering Skills, Mentorships and Mindsets

When you see things from multiple perspectives, you realize you can achieve almost anything you want in far less time than you imagined.<p>Yet, most …

How A Single Shift Of Focus Can Change You From Procrastinating To Taking Actions Immediately

The desk is cluttered, email inbox full, there are thousands of voice messages. Your head is pounding and all you can do is stare in a stagnant …

6 Nuggets of Wisdom About Life I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

If I could turn back the clock, this is what I would tell a younger, less wise me.<p><i>Date: July 18, 1990. I turned 22 today.</i><p><i>Time: 7:32 am</i><p><i>Place: Standing on the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, near a cordoned off nest with a sea turtle and dozens of her freshly laid eggs.</i><p><i>Me:</i> Hey there, aren't you …

Fort Lauderdale

Filthy rich: our tortured love affair with wealth porn

From Fifty Shades to Big Little Lies and Billions, what drives our fascination with seeing how the other half live?<p>Big Little Lies, which begins on Sky Atlantic next week, makes for problematic viewing. Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern and Reese Witherspoon play affluent and variously unhinged mothers who …

I read 11 of the most popular self-help books ever - here are the 7 most meaningful insights I've taken away

I’ve got a background in sales. And every salesperson I’ve ever met has the same obsession (aside from money), and that’s that they are all addicted …

How to Combat Poor Movement in Your Upper Body Training - Page 2

Stability and Motor Control<p>Stability is immediate integrity around a joint in the presence of full range of motion<b>.</b> Stabilizers are reflex dependent …

Biomechanics

Emotional Intelligence: Your Secret Weapon For Success In Business And Life

Ashley Zahabian had never heard of emotional intelligence, or EQ for “emotional quotient,” before she was hospitalized for severe anorexia as a teenager. After her recovery, EQ became the cause that drove her and led her down a path to positively impact the lives of thousands of others.<p>“I was …

8 Ways To Know If You're In A Good Relationship With Yourself

We’ll never forget that iconic final scene of <i>Sex and the City</i> in which Carrie says, “The most challenging, exciting and significant relationship is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you that you love, well, that’s just fabulous.”<p>We couldn’t agree more with …

Social Media

If You Want To Be A High Achiever, You Need To Adopt This Mindset

8 Critical Habits of Mentally Strong People

We rely on our mental strength to carry us through the twists and turns that life throws at us. Those who are mentally strong tend to face adversity …

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

Procrastination

10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.<p>When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you're going to let them be the excuse for your failure or if you're going to make them …

How to Get Absolutely Jacked with the Power Clean

If you’re hitting the gym, you’re after a combination of three things:<b>You want to look better naked.</b><b>You want to reduce pain and feel better.</b><b>You want</b> …

Middle School

This Is What Couples With the Best Sex Lives Do (That the Rest Don't)

Despite all the sage sex advice offered in the pages of Kama Sutra books and <i>Cosmopolitan</i> magazine, it's normal for passion between the sheets to fade …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Burn, baby, burn.<p>There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman …

What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up unexpectedly.<p>We long for new achievements because we quickly habituate to what we've already accomplished. This habituation to …

People With These 3 Traits Are Universally Attractive, Says Science

The art of attraction spans far more than the romantic, sexual, or physical. Your charm, personality, and attitude can win people over in business, …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar …

Motivation