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This 13-Year-Old Just Built a 6-Figure Business Online. What's Your Excuse?

Discover how a 13-year-old living in Fort Lauderdale turned his SEO obsession into a thriving, 6 figure business with clients across the country.<p>Morris Laloshi is putting all those negative millennial stereotypes to shame.<p>At the ripe old age of 20, he's spent the past seven years running his own …

The Simplest Test of Whether Your Business Idea Is Good or Bad

What happens when you tell someone your idea?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you have a business idea you think might be a winner, go tell people about it and watch their reactions closely. If their eyebrows go up in excitement as you explain, you probably have a …

Thought Leadership

12 Totally Unhealthy (and Sometimes Dangerous) Ways Women "Relax"

<i>Monique DeMonaco at YourTango help us decipher why some of our off-duty habits might not be doing as much good as we think.</i><p><b>We're all guilty of at least one of these . . .</b><p>Self-soothing is a natural human need and response to stress. Even newborns self-soothe<p>Stress has reached a national epidemic and …

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $5M to home down payments for teachers

When housing costs too much or educators have to commute from far away, there’s rapid teacher turnover that hurts students. That’s why Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy vehicle is funding home down payment assistance for roughly 60 educators and support staff at three schools near …

Tony Robbins: For a better quality of life, answer these 3 questions

Whether it's having a more successful business, a healthier body, a stronger relationship or all of the above, people are always on the lookout for …

Mindful eating may help people lose weight, study finds

People looking to lose weight should try to give meals their full attention rather than eat while doing something else, such as watching television …

14 passive income ideas for earning money as you sleep

Passive income is defined by Wikipedia as “income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the …

Small Business

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

Construction Business Plan

Writing A Construction <br>Business Plan<p>Writing a Construction Business Plan is one of the first things you should do if you are planning on starting …

Small Business

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

This is the Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

Taking responsibility for your own life is the fundamental step needed to change.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important decisions you can ever make is to become your own CEO. I’m talking about taking complete responsibility for your life and not …

Self-improvement

Homeschooling is the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century

Alison Davis doesn't see homeschooling as some strange alternative to traditional school.<p>If anything, says the mom from Williamstown, New Jersey, …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-confidence

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Motivation

7 Body Language Interview Mistakes You Might Be Making

A hiring manager won’t notice your slick suit, sterling resume, or clever conversation if they’re turned off by a weak handshake or poor eye contact. …

Four Tips to Building Your Child’s Confidence

An old Proverb says “Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.” It is good advice. We probably have …

Kids

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Why the Pursuit of Happiness Should Really Be the Pursuit of Meaning

“Every day there are innumerable opportunities to find meaning within your life. They’re at our fingertips, whether we realize it or not.”<p><b>Emily</b> …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

DIY Embroidered Map: The Most Thoughtful GiftEver

This might be one of my favorite DIY gifts of all time. It’s intensely personal, it’s relatively easy, very inexpensive, and it means so much to the …

Sewing

3 Popular Goal-Setting Techniques Managers Should Avoid

In 2002, professors Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham, two of the best known academic researchers on goal-setting, wrote an article in <i>American Psychologist</i> summarizing their 35 years of research. Among their findings:<p>Setting specific, difficult goals consistently leads to higher performance than …

5 Powerful Rituals to Become More Resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Socioeconomics

How To Effectively Break Bad News To Your Team

Effective leaders motivate others. That’s a key tool of a leader who knows how to lead well. When a leader creates and maintains momentum by their ideas, their ingenuity, and their actions, the rest of their team falls naturally into their rhythm. And that’s when the great work is accomplished.<p>But …

Leadership

Preparing Your 2017 Business Strategy

<b>Published Date:</b> 2016-11-16 16:49:25 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Strategy Officer, Growth Strategies, Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking, Strategy <b><br>Title:</b> …

Business Strategy

10 Unique Perspectives on What Makes a Great Leader

Great leaders adapt to their surrounding environments and empower the team to succeed together.<p>All business owners and executives have varying experiences and perspectives on the approach and qualities necessary for effective leadership. And not all situations require the same type of leadership …