Dan Macri

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The 9 Biggest Discipline Mistakes Parents Make and How to Fix Them

To err is human, and making discipline mistakes is a part of being a parent. Your child misbehaves and you find yourself losing your cool, yelling, …

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

The Dalai Lama Reveals How to Practice Meditation Properly

Every wondered how to do meditation properly?<p>Sure, you’ve probably heard bits and pieces about focusing on your breathe or focusing on different …

Answer These 7 Questions Before Starting Your Side Business

Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you sure you can build a successful side business? It's smart to start thinking along these lines while …

Entrepreneurship

This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that starting a business has become trendy. Everybody on social media seems to be talking about …

Entrepreneurship

Turn off Windows 10's pushy Edge notifications

Sometimes I can't figure Microsoft out. There I am, working peacefully in Windows 10 ($100 at Amazon.com), when all of a sudden there's a pop-up notification ripping my browser of choice (Google Chrome).<p>See, apparently Chrome is worse for battery life than Microsoft's Edge browser. And Firefox …

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even co-workers with a stellar presentation, you’re positioning …

Infographics

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

Tony Robbins

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

From Selling Water on the Street Corner to a Multi-Million Dollar Online Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Make millions from just your laptop!”</i> I know what you’re thinking: That sounds more like a cheesy infomercial or a daydream fantasy. But think again and meet Army veteran Emanuel “Manny” Hernandez, who went from street-corner water …

Entrepreneurship

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

These days it seems like most people have too much on their plate. Everyone complains about feeling overworked. So how do you tell your boss you simply have too much to do? No one wants to come across as lazy, uncommitted, or not a team player. How can you protect your image as a hard worker while …

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …

A few tweaks to your 401(k) can make it better than a pension

According to surveys, 64% of Americans think they haven’t saved enough for retirement. Funding retirement is a tall order. Many of us live paycheck to paycheck, let alone have enough left over to finance 30 years of living without a salary and rising health care expenses.<p>It’s tempting to wish we …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Tim Cook

Watch This Photographer’s Beautiful Time-Lapse Video of Liverpool and Try One for Yourself

British photographer Gerard Taylor has been working on his first time-lapse for quite some time and after taking over 5600 images, the video you see …

Time-lapse Photography

Five years of your life on email? Time to try some inbox management | Jocelyn Glei

Those who check their email frequently are less happy than those who do it two or three times a day. You can learn to change your behaviour<p>Forty-seven thousand hours: that’s how much time you could potentially waste on email over the course of your working life, according to a recent Washington …

Work-life Balance

7 Steps to Radically Improve Your Entire Life -- Starting Today

How to create a brand new chapter in your life, at any stage.<p>When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether …

See what happened when this school replaced detention with meditation

As a kid in detention—for those of you who ever did hard time after school (hand raises)—did you ever spend that time thinking about what you did?<p>I …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street