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Why I Took So Long to Start My Own Business

I realized my fears were based on the fact that I am a woman.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur should be every woman's aspiration.<p>Studies continue to show that the number of women starting their own businesses is on the rise. One particular …

Small Business

What is Hadoop? How is Hadoop connected with the Cloud?

<b>What is Hadoop?</b><p>Hadoop is an open source framework that is ideally suitable for developing software apps and reliable, distributed, scalable computing. The Hadoop distributed computing is required to support the growth of voluminous data. It is also perfect for analyzing, storing, and processing big …

Ubiquitous Computing

11 Rules for Critical Thinking

• All beliefs in whatever realm are theories at some level. (Stephen Schneider)<br>• Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. …

Critical Thinking

Scientists Finally Understand the Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep

"Sleep and depression go hand in hand."<p>Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with depression say that they suffer from terrible sleep. On the …

Neuroscience

5 Simple Ways to Master Emotions When People Push Your Buttons

Learn to manage your anger before it manages you.<p>Ever let your temper get the best of you? Been there. It's virtually impossible not to get triggered by something or someone especially when working with difficult people. But as any good leader will attest, we're human and we all have our …

Emotional Intelligence

How the Strongest Business Leaders Do Twice as Much in Half the Time

Start early, stay focused and know when to go home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and small-business owners rarely clock in and out during regular business hours. They work weekends, take late shifts and do whatever it takes to get (and keep) their …

Small Business

New Study Says That Exercising in Middle Age May Protect Against Depression (Video)

Depression can raise the risk of many diseases — but being fit can lower them.<p>About 16 million adults in the U.S., and 350 million people around the …

7 Work Habits That Could Be A Sign of High Functioning Anxiety

While having an anxiety disorder can negatively affect your work, home, or social life, there's one type of anxiety that might feel like it's an …

10 Tips for Time Management and Become More Productive as Entrepreneurs

Time, like money, is one of the most valuable resources for business owners; the phrase “<b>time is money</b>” is a perfect illustration of the situation of …

5 Helpful Things to Say to a Friend Whose Anxiety Is Skyrocketing (and 3 to Avoid)

The odds are pretty high that anxiety will elbow its way into your life or that of someone you love. Nearly one in three American adults will …

How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or navigating …

Entrepreneurship

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

8 Signs Your Depression Is Getting Worse, Because It's Important To Know What To Look For

Dealing with depression is difficult. It's an incredibly insidious and consuming condition that makes it very hard to realise how deeply it's …

9 Medications That Could Be Making You Depressed

Talk to your doctor if you're taking any of these meds and have noticed changes in your mood.<p>Medications are supposed to make you feel <i>better</i>–and most …

9 common myths about anxiety—and the facts everyone needs to understand instead

If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety (or know someone who has), you’re all too familiar with how impactful and even debilitating the condition can …

What Is Emotional Intelligence? Here's the Answer in 1 Simple Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

7 Proven Strategies For Supercharging Your Productivity

When I was in my twenties, I used to lie awake at night thinking about my ever-growing To Do list. I wondered how I’d get through it all the next day without getting fired.<p>I’m far from alone.<p>According to the Health and Safety Executive in the UK, 526,000 UK workers reported they had experienced …

Productivity

12 Potent realizations of an enlightened mind

<b>Enlightenment</b> is not a remote state of Consciousness that we need to achieve some time in the future, but it is the very heart of our nature. …

4 ways to reduce anxiety in stressful times

The environment. The real estate market. The White House. You don’t have to think very hard to come up with reasons for feeling stressed out. …

4 Things You Should Do Right Before Work For A Better Day

Make every minute of your morning count.<p>It’s natural to want to run around in the morning, getting as much as possible done before heading off to …

10 steps men can take to better health

Every year, in the run up to Father's Day, International Men's Health week takes place in a bid to encourage men all around the world to attend to …

One Part of Succeeding as an Entrepreneur Is Hard Work, and This Unconventional Formula Is the Rest

Embrace the unknown, and never be afraid of adventure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we think of reaching for success, most of us think of one thing -- hard work. We’re taught that if we want to be successful, we have to follow the plan, keep focused, and work …

Motivation

You Don't Have To Be Happy Every Day To Be Doing What You Love

Joy and happiness are often conflated.<p>Joy is to be ecstatic, whereas happiness is to be content.<p>Be it that we tend to use happiness as a measuring stick for what’s worthwhile in our lives, it’s no surprise that people find that even when they are doing what they “love,” they still have days – if …

15 Questions That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Want to sharpen your EQ? It all begins with self-awareness.<p>The decisions you make today will be heavily influenced by your emotions. Sure, hard data and rational thinking may help you reason and draw conclusions, but it's how you <i>feel</i> about those conclusions that will determine whether or not you …

Here’s How Higher Education Dies

A futurist says the industry may have nowhere to go but down. What does the slide look like?<p>Maybe higher education has reached its peak. Not the Harvards and Yales of the world, but the institutions that make up the rest of the industry—the regional public schools who saw decades of growth and are …

Higher Education

7 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Memory

My earliest recollection regarding brain fog or memory loss is of my mother. We were sitting in the kitchen and she was taking her daily ginkgo …

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” –</i> Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …