Christopher LeGrand

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Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

Build a Wall Coat Rack with Hooks and Hidden Storage

Hi, it’s Amy from Hertoolbelt back with another DIY build for your home. I have been needing a wall coat rack for my hallway. It would be nice to …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

4 Books that Every Entrepreneur and Businessperson Should Read

Before you set your 2018 goals and decide on your New Year's resolutions, check out "Finish," by Jon Acuff. Check out these other books, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading great books and then applying the key information that I learned from each book has …

The Biggest Lie When It Comes to Scaling Your Business

There’s a powerful, short paragraph in Rolling Stone’s recent profile of Elon Musk that resonated deeply for me: “<i>Going to sleep alone kills me.</i> …

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity

Time outside changes how active specific parts of the brain are, offering clearer, freer thought.<p>If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on …

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

Mathematics

Billionaire Elon Musk says he was 'raised by books' and credits his success to these 8

Earlier this year, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk made history upon successfully completing the first commercial rocket launch from the NASA launch …

5 Reasons Why You Must Have a Side Hustle (Unless You're Happy Living Paycheck to Paycheck)

You're employer doesn't love you. If you want a more interesting and financially secure life, you'll have to build it after work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tony Robbins is famous for saying, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” …

This 1 Skill Literally Takes a Second to Learn, and It Will Instantly Change Your Life

You'll be more resilient, more humble, and more prepared to take what the entrepreneurial life throws at you.<p>My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

These 17 Quotes Will Inspire you to Be More Persistent

Persistence is more than a buzz word, it's a way of life. These 17 quotes will inspire you to be persistent every day.<p>"Rome wasn't built in one day." It is a simple, yet powerful saying.<p>Everyone who has experienced a form of success knows that it never comes easy. One essential trait that all …

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even if Everything Is Falling Apart Around You

I was told I would never walk again.<p>Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. …

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, often they credit simple daily routines which have been proven over time to give them an …

Work-life Balance

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

How to Conquer Your Fear of Failure

2 steps to beat your well-spoken, paralysis-inducing inner critic<p>I just got off the phone with a startup founder doing $20-$40 million in sales a year and asked him why people are so hesitant to take action on their dreams of personal freedom.<p>"Fear of failure," he said. "We all feel it."<p>"Every day, …

Swimming Pools

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This

You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for letting great business opportunities -- even tens of …

Outsourcing

Fred Wilson's five lessons for budding VCs are also good life and work lessons

If you want to be a venture capitalist, get out your pom-poms.<p>“A VCs most important role is that of a cheerleader,” says Fred Wilson, co-founder and managing partner of Union Square Ventures (USV), one of the most successful venture capital firms on the planet. “I know that seems like nothing. How …

Want to Feel Empowered? Check Out These 35 Quotes From Successful Entrepreneurs and Leaders.

To achieve success, you must constantly feel empowered.<p>With entrepreneurship comes its own set of trials and tribulations. Whether it’s bouncing back from failure or dealing with difficult investors, every stage of the entrepreneurial journey has its challenges. And to be successful, having the …

Steven Spielberg

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

The Ferrari 812 Superfast Is One Curvaceous Catapult

The 800 hp prancing horse is the marque’s most powerful production car to date.<p>In automobile design, says Ferrari design director Flavio Manzoni, the …

4 Habits of Emotionally Strong Leaders

In my denomination, the congregation elects its pastors. During my pastoral training, my classmates and I repeatedly heard the story of one Joe …

Emotional Intelligence

Tom Brady Says These 5 Tips Will Make You Successful in Any Line of Work

“I gain nothing if I get angry or frustrated.”<p>Even if you’re not a fan of the New England Patriots or football in general, you’re probably vaguely …

To Be Successful, Burn Your Boats - SUCCESS

“If you want to take the island you need to burn the boats.” —Tony Robbins<p>Nearly five years ago, I was facing an important decision, a career …

Hung Up

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

Josh Brolin Reveals The Secret To His Insane Off Day Workout

We get it. You’ve poured blood, sweat and tears in the gym for the past five days and now it’s time for that well deserved off day.<p>You’re thinking a …

Fitness

5 of the Surprising Things the Richest Salespeople Do in Every Industry

By taking notice of what these rich salespeople prioritize, you can start dominating your competition.<p>If you're a good salesperson working for commission, you'll survive. But if you're one of the best, you'll become rich. Successful salespeople not only make more money, but they're also treated …