Charlotte Smith

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Here's a simple psychological trick to get people to do you a favor

What if they feel like you're bothering them? Or using them? What if they say no, or worse, don't even bother responding?<p>But according to psychologist Robert Cialdini, the author of "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion," there's an easy way to get someone to give you what you need: Do something …

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I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

Meditation

Busy signal

Telecommunications behemoths throw a wrench into the plans of Internet phone providers — and you’ll be the one stuck with the bill.<p>Jake Tapper<p>June 14, 2000 6:01pm (UTC)<p>Even though most of us are still in the dark about using our PowerBooks to call grandma, that may soon change. When the House voted …

Chart Goals to Create a Road Map to Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article previously ran on Dec. 25, 2014.</i><p>Many people suffer from being rational dreamers. They want to achieve a big dream but hold themselves back by being risk averse. They don't want to disrupt the status quo and play things …

Goal Setting

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Happiness

The 5 Different Stages of Falling in Love

In a romantic comedy, falling in love involves a bumbling heroine and dashing male lead wooing one another in less than two hours, sassy montage included. In real life, the process is much more complicated and actually consists of five separate stages ranging from butterflies to stability, …

These 15 US Cities Are Driving The Future

A whopping 8 out of the top 15 best performing cities are local tech hubs — including the top 6.<p>Most of the rest are beneficiaries of the oil shale boom.<p>Milken's rankings are based on data from both long- and short-term growth in jobs, wages, salaries, and technological output.

San Francisco

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

In honor of Women's Entrepreneurship Day get inspired with these great boss-lady quotes

Today is the first official Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. What’s that you ask? It’s a total social movement and a day to celebrate female …

10 Behaviors of Genuine People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re building a business, a network, or friendships, you always want to look for people who are genuine. After all, nobody wants to work or hang out with a phony. On the flipside, that goes for you, as well. Bet you never …

Self-awareness

5 Habits That Are Destroying Your Ability to Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a supervisor, or just the director of a team within your organization, your leadership abilities will ultimately dictate your professional success or failure. As a successful leader, you can chart a course …

High Level

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

1 of 11<p>Tara Moore/Getty Images<p>You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don't address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon …

The new recipe for female entrepreneurs to find success

licia Glen, New York’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, may have found the city’s special sauce: women entrepreneurs. In unveiling Women …

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Rare Birds Wants To Create 1 Million Female Entrepreneurs

Rare Birds, a new Australian bred organization has launched to create 1 million female entrepreneurs in five years. It believes that more women should back themselves to build successful companies.<p>This movement is not new but is certainly picking up momentum. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government …

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The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

A Warning From the Heart of Malaria Research

A Veteran Doctor Fears the Rise of a Drug-Resistant Strain Will Help the Disease Spread<p>Bangkok<p>Despite a sharp drop in malaria-related deaths over the past decade, a veteran doctor here, in the heart of the world’s malaria belt, says now is the time to wage a large-scale battle with the …

Public Health