Ayman Essam

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The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success (Infographic)

Having a high EQ is just as important as a high IQ.<p>While you might be smart and have all the right skills to succeed at your job, if you lack emotional intelligence (EQ), there’s a high chance you’ll struggle to fully succeed in the workplace.<p>The official definition of “emotional intelligence” is …

Emotional Intelligence

Trying to Be Happy Is Making You Miserable. Here's Why

The Declaration of Independence guaranteed Americans the right to pursue happiness, and we haven’t stopped looking for it since. But despite the …

Happiness

9 Surprising Things Ultra Productive People Do Every Day

<i>"Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose." —Thomas Edison</i><br>When it comes to productivity, …

Time Management

Why you should write an intimidation list

Actually giving my all to something. Sandwiches stacked so thick with veggies I don’t know how to take a bite. Being vulnerable. Money talk. People …

Self-help

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers scientific-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

What Lens Do You Choose?

You're getting dressed in the morning.<p>You brush your teeth and comb your hair. You put on a comfortable shirt and jeans, then chuck on your favorite …

High Blood Pressure

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

Why Great Success Can Bring Out the Worst Parts of Our Personalities

By any measure, Elon Musk is exceptionally successful. Having cofounded and sold PayPal, he quickly moved on to launching a range of ventures with world-changing aspirations for how we generate energy, transport ourselves and our goods, interface with machines, and explore our solar system. These …

Self Control

Boost Your Happiness Instantly for Free

Get ready to roll your eyes, because what we're about to tell you sounds so simple you might get annoyed. Smiling makes you happy. But wait, like, …

Happiness

10 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

I have compiled 10 of my favorite tough times quotes that I find has helped me through tough times over the years. Sometimes we need a few pointers …

Happiness

9 Life-Improving Mental Upgrades

Happiness has less to do with what happens to you than what you make happen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your quality of life and your feelings of fulfillment and satisfaction are a reflection of your mindset and your standards. A poor mental state will drag you down …

Happiness

First Impressions Are Everything. Here's 20 Ways to Make a Great One. | Inc.com

People make an impression of you within the first few seconds of meeting you. They quickly evaluate your verbal and non-verbal cues to decide whether or not you are a likable person. And once formed, first impressions can be hard to change. There's no way around this, so it's on you to nail the …

Body Language

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

First, personal evolution is a choice.<p>It’s not genetic.<p>It’s an overall approach to life.<p>It’s a mindful understanding of how the internal and external …

Self-improvement

‘Just do it!’ Finding motivation at your lowest point

Whether it’s achieving a target at work, losing a certain amount of weight, or saving money for your dream purchase; finding motivation can be …

Motivation

6 Things Everyone Should Do Alone At Least Once

We as human beings are social creatures, so it makes sense that most of the fun activities we do in life we choose to enjoy with other people. But …

Crossword Puzzles

10 Weird Things You've Always Wanted to Know About Penises

His member is no longer a mystery.<p>We admit it, vaginas are tough to figure out, even for those of us who have one. But penises? As straightforward as …

Weird

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Employment

Get Angry Easily? Science Just Discovered It Says a Lot About Your Intelligence

You get angry because other people aren't quite as smart as you, right?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Rage is all the rage these days.<p>It brings people together in a scalding bath of solidarity.<p>It separates people from the …

Psychology

Is it good for you to be good?

When I was very young, five or six, my parents always told me: “Tommy, be good.”<p>But all I wanted to do was run in the woods, play in puddles, eat …

Harvard Business School

The Easy Road to Remarkable Mental Toughness

These 3 easy but powerful strategies will help you achieve your maximum mental toughness.<p>"I wasn't there to compete. I was there to win." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger<p>You can spend time in the gym lifting weights to get physically stronger, but how much time are you spending to create a mind that is …

Self-improvement

How To Become A Better Speaker Like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Tony Robbins

Speaking is the No. 1 strategy for attracting high-paying clients.<p>But what is your speaker style? Are you a presenter like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey or Tony Robbins?<p>“Your audience doesn’t want to know everything you know, they want to know what to do with the information you present,” …

Self-improvement

Indian Buddhist Master Explains How to Conquer Negative Thinking in 5 Simple Steps

I think we can all agree that it’s easy to fall prey to negative thinking. As much as we try to follow the advice of staying positive, those negative …

Self-help

Want People to See the Real You? Here Are 5 Simple Ways to Be More Authentic

Ultimately, stripping away what's fake only is going to help.<p>The minute others get the impression you're playing a part, the trust you desperately need for a solid team or customer relationship dissolves, taking any chance of sales or career advancement with it. That's precisely why the idea of …

Self-improvement

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

Is there a Business Opportunity in Happiness?

Happiness ministries around the globe are in the process of logging into various customer data, with the view of improving customer satisfaction leading to customer happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise …

Entrepreneurship

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

How to overcome perfectionism: 4 secrets from research

We all know someone who needs everything to be “just right.” Someone who spends way too long on even simple tasks – often driving themselves and …

Self-help