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Buying a Rental Property for the First Time? Here Are Your 4 Most Important Considerations

Are you thinking about buying a rental property? Congratulations! That’s a huge step toward financial growth. However, be aware that buying a rental …

10 Corny but Undeniably True and Inspiring Quotes About Teamwork

As Michael Jordan said, "Talent wins games; teamwork wins championships." He ought to know.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With two games remaining, my daughter’s soccer team is in second place. They’ve won nine games and lost only one -- to the team in third …

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

20 Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Marriage

The most important ingredients that exist in an intimate relationship are connection, familiarity, openness, vulnerability, and acceptance. For …

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years …

Leadership

The 3-Minute Metabolic Circuit You Can Add to Any Workout to Blast More Fat

Feel that burn.<p>High-intensity interval training is all the rage these days, but I’ve got to be honest: I’m not always in the mood for it. There’s no question that it’s a great technique—you’re mixing metabolic strength training with cardio to get more out of every minute of your workout. Talk about …

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked by Richard Branson Will Move You to Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

18 Ways to Make Employee Town Halls More Engaging in 2018

Break out of the box and take town halls to a whole new level.<p>If your organization holds employee town hall meetings, chances are you're already planning your first session of 2018. That's why it's a great time to resolve to make next year's town halls more energetic and engaging.<p>After all, town …

Employee Engagement

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

Leadership

12 tips that kept our guts healthy and inflammation-free in 2017

Keeping your gut healthy is one of the most important things you can do for your well-being. When your digestive system is messed up, sheer chaos in …

Millions Of People Have Watched This Dad Brilliantly Explain Emotions To His Daughter

Video of dad explaining ways for daughter to address her feelings goes viral<p>One of the hardest parts of being is a parent is knowing how to deal when …

Parenting

Some critics think the porn parody of ‘Justice League’ is better than the original

It's a league of extraordinary gentlemen.<p>Yes, some viewers have come to the conclusion that the porn parody of <i>Justice League</i> is better than the real …

How to Lose an Inch of Belly Fat In Just 7 Minutes a Day

But can a bodyweight circuit really replace your entire workout?<p>It’s the bane of the modern man: You want to get fit, but you don’t always have time to hit the gym for an hour after work. So is it possible to get in shape when you only have mere minutes to spare for a workout?<p>It’s a common …

Your Brain Is Aware When You've Just Died, Prominent Researcher Says

Your body may be dead—but your mind is still active. And it can actually recognize the fact that you’ve, well, expired, according to new research …

Magic Mushrooms Found to Be "Resetting" Brain Circuits in Depressed People

One person said they felt like their brain was 'rebooted'.<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use …

Magic Mushrooms

Want Honest Advice? An Astronaut Taught Me the 3-Step Feedback Rule (and It's the Only One That Works)

It's about creating a culture where the best ideas and diverging opinions surface.<p>As a leader, I think it's really important to constantly get good honest feedback from trusted people smarter than you. That's because, as I've said before, I'm always growing and learning and trying to be better.<p>I …

Leadership

How to Attract Your Next Star Employee Through Social Media

Successful social recruiting involves more than just posting your jobs.<p>Most companies know that a healthy presence on social media helps reach and build relationships with new customers, but not as many think of it as such a critical tool for finding and hiring their next star employee. The …

Social Media

The Thing People Forget About Accountability

Accountability doesn't happen by chance, it happens by design<p>While it's true that Accountability starts at the top, and that if leaders don't walk the talk, and meet their commitments, it will be almost impossible to create a culture of accountability.<p>Yes, if you model accountability, some people …

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The Best Senior Teams Thrive on Disagreement

Most team leaders try to build cohesion on their teams. Through team-building exercises and the careful establishment of norms and processes, leaders aim to create a culture of trust, psychological safety, and good feeling.<p>But should enterprise leadership teams also pursue cohesion? To explore this …

Management

6 Ways to Motivate Employees -- or Anyone -- in Your Life to Do Something

Getting people to reach for more in their lives and work begins with asking them what it is important to them.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you able to inspire and motivate yourself, your employees and other people around you?<p>It’s a challenge that …

Motivation

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

Studies Show Employees Don't Respect a 'Cool' Boss, They Want These Types of Bosses Instead

Trying to be besties with everyone won't win office politics.<p>In the early days of running my business, I remember trying to be everyone's buddy. I wanted to be a cool boss and create a fun place to work. Ultimately, my efforts backfired: every time something went wrong, it was near impossible to …

Leadership

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Optimistic

The glass is half full — here’s how to see it that way.<p>Do you tend to see the positive, even in trying situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative?<p>When it comes to how we view the world, most of us fall into one of two categories: optimist or pessimist. And …

Happiness

Want to Be a Better Manager? Start by Ditching These 3 Excuses to Avoid Giving Feedback | Inc.com

Because giving and receiving feedback is a skill everyone can stand to get better at, we recently went through a company-wide training. If words like "feedback" and "company-wide training" make you groan--stop yourself (at least from doing it out loud).<p>While no one <i>likes</i> giving feedback, or sitting …

Self-help

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

Pedagogy

12 Michael Jordan stories that prove he was the most competitive athlete of all-time

What made Michael Jordan so great? Was it his supreme athleticism? That probably had a lot to do with it, as did his finely tuned skill-set. But the biggest reason Jordan ended up as the greatest NBA player we have ever seen is his amazing competitive streak.<p>So on this Throwback Thursday, let’s …

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