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4 Ways to Stay Motivated as You Build Your Business

It takes consistent motivation to push through the hard times.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re having an amazing month when things are flowing in your business. You’re signing new clients, your current customers are spreading the …

Motivation

5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Do your to-do lists stretch on and on — and on? Do you dread checking email on Friday afternoons, worried about seeing messages piling up when you’re just trying to get out the door? Or maybe you’ve noticed that anxiety is preventing you from concentrating on whatever you’re currently doing. You …

Self-help

Why you should give your brain a spring-clean

Here's how to achieve mental clarity...<p>As a change in the seasons draws nearer, now is the perfect time of year to consider a spring-clean. You are …

Spring Cleaning

Venture capital deals of the week

Insurance giant Allianz (OTCQX:AZSEY) invested $96.6M in BIMA, a micro-insurer that sells insurance through mobile phones in Africa, Asia, and Latin …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

There are two mindsets that stop you from being as successful and happy as you can be

As a life coach, I find the trickiest part of getting to the core of what someone wants is having them say out loud what they really, really want. Not to me, but to themselves. Once we say it aloud it has a certain power. Many dreams are buried because we are too scared to voice them to ourselves. …

Self-improvement

5 books from 2017 that these authors think you should read

Memoirs that make you think about judgment and injustice, a funny — but unexpectedly dark — novel, and a guide to a happy marriage. Here are five of …

Books

9 Obstacles You Must Overcome to Make Your First Million

Our own doubts are often the biggest barrier to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all aim for some sort financial success. It makes sense. Having a significant amount of money eliminates a major worry and enables you to do more with your life. Money and …

Self-improvement

One Brain Skill That Will Make You Creative

Creativity is not genetic. It is not a talent, either. It is a skill. There is a process for it, and here is one skill that will help you get there.<p>The most common form of creativity is the combinational creativity. That's when old ideas in your head combine in your medial prefrontal cortex into …

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow<p>He’s probably the only person who has started four billion-dollar companies – PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX and Solar …

20 books everyone should read in their 30s

These classic books are worth reading at any age, but the more life experience you have, the more fulfilling you'll find them.<p>From New York Times bestsellers to cult classics, to stories with motivating life lessons, here are 20 books that everyone should read in their 30s, in no particular order.

Books

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has stuck to this simple yet powerful approach, and it's one all of us can take.<p>Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this …

5 website development trends that rocked 2017

StaticGen combines language markups like reStructuredText or Markdown with engines for creating templates such as Jinja, to generate HTML files. HTML files developed from the process can be served and hosted by a CDN (content delivery network), or a web server without using other dependencies like …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

A top psychologist changed how I approach my to-do list

With the rare (or deadline-driven) exception, the time spent completing a task doesn't fit into polite half-hour chunks.<p>My expectation used to be that I could just drop tasks into my calendar, with the guarantee that those things would get done in the precisely allotted amount of time.<p>Then I …

Time Management

Want to Be More Productive? Break These 9 Toxic Habits

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.<p>Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow …

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

Time Management

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

Self Control

If You're Under Stress, Changing This 1 Habit Can Make a World of Difference

By reducing how much pressure you put on yourself, you open the door to some relief.<p>Stress, even when not a killer (and it can be), can leave you tired, in pain, and less able to deal with life and work. You could listen to a song that reduces anxiety, but welcoming an earworm can become its own …

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

Time Management

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Motivation

Being Happy at Work: The Secret is in Your Strengths

According to Deepak Chopra: most of us are fooled into believing that getting the next big thing is the answer to our happiness and yet studies continue to show it's not about the external rather the internal. This means that we have to learn new ways to be happy. To emphasize this point further, …

Happiness

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

12 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating Right Now

Sometimes we need to escape our stress before our stress takes us down.<p>Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning.<p>Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful.<p>Here's a list of a dozen of the …

26 Reasons Your Website is Failing

Do you dream of a website that is a 24/7 business development machine?<p>Unfortunately most websites generate no business. Companies go through the …

Battling the Physical Symptoms of Stress

HBR STAFF<p>Steve should have been celebrating. A 30-something entrepreneur in the Bay area, he had just closed a multi-million dollar round of Series A financing for his startup.<p>Instead, he found himself in his doctor’s office – 25 pounds overweight, physically exhausted, sleep-deprived and with a …

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