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Your Arms Will Transform After Doing This 10-Move Workout

This workout combines dumbbell and bodyweight moves to give you the ultimate arm burn. Each move targets different areas of your upper body including the deltoids (shoulders), biceps, triceps, and traps. This workout will leave you feeling sore for days, and will also help you get lean, sculpted, …

Workouts

Want To Get Hired Quickly? Play The Numbers Game To Win

Even if your resume, pitch and communications skills are stellar and your background is in demand, you may still be in for a long job search. Many opportunities simply won’t pan out through no fault of your own; budgets, priorities and hiring managers can change unexpectedly. To ensure that you’ll …

Employment

10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits.<p>To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been …

7 Mental Health Tips Therapists Give To Their Patients That Are Incredibly Unique

When it comes to self-care, many of us already know that activities like meditation, yoga, and exercise can benefit our mental health. But not …

Mental Health

The No BS Guide to Eliminating Stress

You know the feeling. Your ears grow hot. Your heart beats against your brain. All saliva evaporates from your mouth. You can’t focus. You can’t …

SNS

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 …

Success

3 Little Ways To Put Yourself First When You're Naturally A People Pleaser

Ever since I can remember, my number one priority was to keep the peace. It’s like my goal in life is to keep my relationships stable, my parents …

Happiness

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: …

Apps

20 Proven Ways to Increase Testosterone Levels Naturally

Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are scientifically proven to aid in testosterone production and …

Wellness

From Homeless Drug Addict to Millionaire: Khalil Rafati on How to Be Successful (Even If You Aren't Smart)

Start by identifying your weaknesses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In this series called Member Showcase, we publish interviews with members of The Oracles. This interview is with Khalil Rafati, author of “I Forgot to Die,” founder of SunLife Organics. This article</i> …

6 Time Management Tips for Naturally Disorganized People

People who believe they thrive in chaos typically have to work alone.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A big part of being successful at time management is being organized. But what if you happen to be a disorganized person? It’s nothing to be ashamed of. After all, you …

Time Management

The 10 Mental Traps on Your Road to Success

There are far too many real obstacles to success for you to waste time on what's in your head and nowhere else.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are times when our perception of reality is distorted. Our beliefs and the way we process situations can lead to skewed …

Self-improvement

How To Create The Future You Want

<b>The best leaders craft an achievable vision for their company. Here are the five steps they follow to do it.</b><p>Let me tell you what I am going to do in the next 993 words.<p>First, I am going to point out the most important superhero power the best leaders have. And then…<br>• I am going to show you how to …

Profit

The Boring Secret to Getting Rich

It's boring, but that doesn't mean it's easy.<p>The media likes to paint a certain picture of what it means to be rich — huge mansions, expensive cars, …

Personal Finance

33 Mindful Home Habits That'll Save Money in the Long Run

Little money-saving habits don't ever feel like they're doing much in the moment, but in the long run they can add up to significant savings. And, …

Personal Finance

7 Things Healthy People Do Every Night

At the end of a busy day, you're looking forward to climbing into your bed and getting some shut-eye, right? Unfortunately, a good night of sleep …

Wellness

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Leaving Corporate Life And Starting My Own Business

<b>Part of the series “Leading Entrepreneurial Success Today”</b><p>I spent 18 years in corporate life, and experienced some great successes that I’m proud of. But I also faced some dismal failures. The failures weren’t around outcomes I generated, or projects I launched – those tended to go well. The …

Entrepreneurship

Google and Mastercard are secretly tracking your offline purchases

Google has quietly been providing select advertisers a “stockpile” of offline credit card transaction data.<p>After a four year negotiation, Google and Mastercard reached a deal that would pay the latter millions in exchange for coughing up data on its card holders, according to a <i>Bloomberg</i> report. …

Personal Information

How To Use The Four Ps Of Marketing To Compete With Giants

If you think your family business is an underdog story, listen to this one.<p>“My father started out with nothing more than two rice bowls and four chopsticks,” says Phuong Uyen Tran in her new book <i>Competing With Giants.</i><p>The Vietnam company grew so large that reportedly Coca-Cola wanted to buy it for …

Family Business

8 of the worst business decisions ever made

Even the most innovative and entrepreneurial companies can miss the mark when it comes to the decision of whether to cash in or cash out of a …

Steven Spielberg

No Marketing Budget? Here Are 4 Creative Ways to Land New Customers

Marketing is the ultimate catch-22 for a startup or small business, since a startup is like the cliché about a tree falling in the forest: If no one hears about you, your top line won't make a sound. It's almost impossible to raise awareness, generate leads, and land customers without spending …

Small Business

Stop annoying everyone with these common email mistakes

“You’d think years of using the tool would make us proficient, but email is considered one of the biggest time wasters at work.”<p>Email has been around for decades, and even though a lot of companies are moving to communication platforms like Slack, it’s not going away anytime soon. You’d think years …

Productivity

Your September energy forecast: It’s about to get extreme up in here

<i>With two high-flying spirit animals, there’s the potential to take your goals to dizzying heights this month—as long as you do some serious</i> …

Spirituality

6 reasons September babies are special, according to science

School's in, summer's out and the PSL is back. This is a great time to come into the world, so if you've got a September due date you should count …

Social Security

14 Benefits of Practicing Acceptance

Imagine that you’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the freeway, with glowing tail lights stretching ahead of you for miles. You anticipate that …

Mindfulness

Develop These 5 Communication Skills to Succeed at Business

Be careful with your words and actions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Clarity" is an overused buzzword that typically makes people aim to find purpose and meaning in their lives. It also can be used as a way to get people to clean up their language. Speaking clearly, …

Communication Skills

The 5 Biggest Myths of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the biggest thing since indoor plumbing. But as the mindfulness movement rolls on, myths and misinformation have popped up, like …

Mindfulness

Ecommerce Business Blueprint: How to Build, Launch, and Grow a Profitable Online Store

Starting an ecommerce business is hard work and demands many steps and decisions that need to come together at the right time.To help, we’ve put …

eCommerce

Top 15 Digital Marketing Tools for Content Marketing

It’s a competitive world, which is why more companies are relying on content marketing to increase website traffic, build a connection with …

Marketing

Spending Money on Experiences Makes You a Better Person

Originally published by Real Simple<p>You’ve probably heard about the health benefits of practicing gratitude—how it can boost your mood, help you treat …

Happiness