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Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

15 Best Books on Creativity (So Far)

The old, the new, and the most brilliant ideas.<p>There are thousands of books on creativity and innovation out there. Many are great, some are exceptional, but few stand (or will stand) the test of time. As an author and researcher on innovation myself, I keep a short list of books to recommend to …

Creativity

10 Ways to Stay Focused (and Avoid Too Many Ideas With No Execution)

Stay focused and start executing<p>Have you ever been overwhelmed by too many ideas? It's both a blessing and curse for entrepreneurs. On one hand, it allows us to find potential business ideas. On the other, too many ideas can block us from making that an idea into a reality.<p>If you use these ten …

Productivity

7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Even the greatest new business idea needs to stand out to win support from investors.<p>Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it's easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a business plan is enough.<p>There are a ton of business-plan templates …

Small Business

5 money mistakes wealthy people don't make

Sure, they may have some extravagant habits, but it's highly likely they also follow the same key money rules that help them increase and protect their wealth.<p>Even if you haven't yet amassed a fortune of your own, you can benefit from doing the same. Here are five:

Finance

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

Mark Twain

7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

Lifehacks

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for College Students

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes money to have fun in college, and it’s no secret that tuition and costs go up every year. But with classes scattered throughout the day and even at night, how can you add a job?<p>That’s why more and more college students are opting …

Small Business

10 Success lessons Tim Cook – “Apple CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share45<p>+13<p>Shares 78<p>In October 2011 Steve Jobs, the glorified CEO and co-founder of Apple, passed away. With his passing, came a new type …

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

Science says that meditation has several mental and physical health benefits, from improving memory to boosting the immune system.<p>Ray Dalio, founder …

Success

The 3 Cs of Successful Mobile App Business Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Techpreneurs, especially in the mobile app business, often complain about lack of new ideas. There are many "me too" apps trying to steal the thunder from successful apps and miserably failing at it. This is because it is very difficult …

Apps

Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m an avid reader. A devourer of books, if you will. Usually, I read tons of business and personal development books with some sci-fi or fantasy sprinkled in, just for fun.<p>Before you ask, the answer is a definite "no" -- I don’t spend …

Productivity

The Rules to be an Entrepreneur!

The Internet is filled with different quotes and phrases that define an “entrepreneur”, but there are really few who truly understand the meaning of …

15 Movies All Entrepreneurs Love

Regardless if you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about throwing in the white towel in regards to your 9-to-5 job, one of the best sources of …

Entrepreneurship

Stop Doing Low-Value Work

In the past, time management experts would recommend that you divide up your work into A tasks, B tasks, and C tasks. The concept was to do the A tasks first, then the B tasks, then the C tasks, when you can get to them. If priorities changed, you just changed the order of your As, Bs, and Cs. …

Time Management

535: The Zappos Holacracy Experiment