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Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Self-improvement

The Best Salespeople and Entrepreneurs Have One Trait That Sets Them Apart From Everyone Else

It's about knowing which activities produce results.<p><i>How do salespeople and entrepreneurs get so much done with so little time, and resources? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bernie</b> …

Time Management

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

Lifestyle > Billionaires<p>The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Next Article<p>Why Becoming a Billionaire Was 'No Big Deal' to This Entrepreneur<p>Next Article<p>John Rampton • Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their …

Charlie Munger

12 Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter.<p>Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts …

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Motivation

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

The world's most successful people have some unique habits. Try them out and see where they take you.<p>Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most important, what makes them so successful and …

Time Management

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges can seem insurmountable, but what separates the successful, or …

Hot apartments: 'If we need air conditioning, we've designed it wrong'

Heatwaves could be deadly for many Australian apartment dwellers if the grid fails, so architects are coming up with ways to manage temperatures passively<p>It was one of the most extreme heatwaves in south-eastern Australian history. During late January and early February 2009, temperature records …

7 Steps to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Emotional Intelligence

Practical steps to harness the power of emotional intelligence<p>High Emotional Intelligence is what differentiates great leaders from the rest. They're the people who are self-aware, self-regulated, and motivated to do more and be more.<p>They're charismatic leaders who transcend the competition and …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Actually Get Stuff Done When You Work From Home

If you’re one of the more than 53 million people doing freelance work in America today—or even just a dude savvy enough to get your boss to …

Productivity

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

Motivation

The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk, behave, work and live?<p>- We had role models to look up to -- real leaders guided …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

Do your coworkers or boss show signs that they secretly hate you?<p>If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable …

Harvard Psychologists Suggest Simple Body-Language Tweaks That Instantly Boost Confidence

What can – in an instant – elevate your sense of power? The answer isn’t winning the lottery or getting that big promotion. It’s a “power pose” and …

Body Language

How to read wine tasting notes

Wine tasting notes do not have to be as mysterious as they sometimes seem. Below, Decanter experts talk you through some of the main terms, with the …

Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes Of Entrepreneurs

Few people have seen more of the dumb mistakes entrepreneurs make than Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist and venture capitalist who has since written 13 books on entrepreneurship, startups, and running businesses.<p>Today at a two-day conference held in Silicon Valley by the startup community …

Entrepreneurship

3 Unlikely Secrets to Being More Productive and Successful

<i>By Brian Sabin</i><p>Your phone is blowing up from calls, emails, and texts. Your growing to-do list on your desk is equally vying for your attention. You don't know where to focus and can't seem to get a single task done without interruptions. If this sounds like a typical day at the office, you're not …

10 top Napa Valley wineries to visit

Planning a Sideways-style wine road trip? Local resident William Kelley offers up 10 Napa Valley wineries to visit and some great restaurant …

Stanford Researcher: This Small Psychological Change Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

Everything You Know About Getting Things Done is Wrong

I remember finding out early in life that there were two kinds of people in the world: list makers and not. I was always in the “not” group. I could …

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

How to Wake up at 5AM and Build Your Startup

What does your morning routine look like? Mine used to be waking up at 7AM, sleep walking to the shower, frantically getting dressed into socially …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

Procrastination

5 Qualities VCs Look for in an Entrepreneur

If you're looking to raise capital, it's helpful to know what venture capitalists look for in entrepreneurs. Here are the 5 qualities one of Chicago's award winning venture capital firms looks for before they invest.<p>Acquisition International Magazine recently named Nin Desai the "2015 CEO Of The …

Venture Capital