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How to turn Facebook into a super-smart productivity tool

Every morning, without fail, the first website I visit is Facebook. I instinctively gravitate to the News Feed. I want to see what my friends around the world are up to. I need to see every photo. Every update.<p>This is just what it’s like to use the Internet in 2017.<p>But admittedly, this isn’t the …

Start Your Day With the Rule of Three to Work Proactively On Your Goals

Every day your work gets interrupted by emails, phone calls, and conversations with your boss. To work with focus, instead of reactively, start your …

How Your Sloppy Email Subject Lines Are Affecting Your Work

Need to write an important email? If you can, avoid composing it on a Monday—but if it can’t wait, make sure to double-check the subject line’s …

Productivity

How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

5 Subtle Bad Habits That Ruin Your Reputation at Work

It takes precisely 66 days to form a habit. Yes, when you first started your job, you were probably on your best behavior, but science suggests that …

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

When You Love What You Have, You Have Everything You Need

How much do you focus on what you lack? Do you always notice your single status, the perfect job you don’t have or the house you don’t yet own? We …

Happiness

How Women Can Build Million-Dollar Businesses

The three keys to "going big."<p>When a business adviser suggested that Julia Pimsleur raise venture capital for her early-childhood language learning …

The 9 Most Inspiring Podcasts for Female Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Fresh off a six-month stint at a startup, I was exhausted and wondering what to do next.<p>As I pondered what new thing to throw myself into, I did what anyone who's been working full-time, commuting two hours a day, and trying to manage life with two kids under the age of 5 would do with so much …

Entrepreneurship

This Is Exactly How Hard It Is For Mom Entrepreneurs

A new report details the multiple hurdles that women face when starting their own businesses after becoming mothers.<p>The U. S. economy is $2 trillion larger now than it would have been if women hadn’t become a growing part of the workforce since the 1970s. That’s according to a recent report from …

3 Ways this Female Entrepreneur is Solving a Women-Only Problem | Inc.com

A great idea is the heart of every successful business. Some of the times we find ourselves wondering, "Why didn't I think of that?" And while these ideas can happen by a stroke of genius while driving to work, more often than not business are built on research and development, trial and error to …

Entrepreneurship

This woman founded three startups and learned her most valuable trait: being naive

Along the way she learned one really valuable lesson about founding your own company: being naïve is not only OK, it's one of the best qualities in a founder.<p>"Naïveté is a strength because it enables you to say, 'I don't care what people say, I'm going to do it anyway. I'm going to prove them …

7 incredible life lessons from the top female entrepreneurs

What we see in successful people is who they are now: wealthy, well-known and respected role models.<p>Not many people pay attention to the hardships …

Female Entrepreneurship Is on the Rise (Infographic)

Women are becoming business owners at higher rates -- but there's still a ways to go.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women are founding companies at a historic rate, with more than 9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. today.<p>Over the past 15 years, these …