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How to become adept at the art of saying NO, gently

Saying no to someone is perhaps the hardest job in this world. But, the fact of the matter is that you just cannot help everyone all the time. There …

My best trick to find enough time for my business, my marriage, and my kids comes down to priorities

Easy: I write down the parts of my life that I want to be great in, and then I become obsessed with making time for them rather than making excuses.<p>Case in point: I am committed to making time for my family. To pull this off, I have to be smart about it. I get my young children up each morning and …

Penguin Random House

5 Ways Ultra-Competitive People Overcome Procrastination

It's more than just time management.<p>We've all been there--sitting at our desks scrolling through Facebook as we avoid the task in front of us. It's called procrastination and it can take many forms, from frequent coffee breaks to small talk with co-workers.<p>Procrastination is often chalked up to …

Procrastination

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

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 …

Psychology

4 ways managers can invest their time wisely

In any organization, time is the most precious resource of all. Here are ways a manager can save time by investing it wisely with their staff.<p>Make it …

Webinars

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

Procrastination

10 Money Saving Tips That Won't Force You to Give Up Everything You Love

You can still drink wine, but look for the $10 bottles.<p>A lot of personal-finance articles tell you to save money by making obvious sacrifices.<p>Yes, …

Personal Finance

Why And How To Date Your Spouse: 6 Tips For Successful Date Nights

<b>Most couples know they are supposed to have a regular "Date Night".</b><p>Unfortunately, along the way they let familiar routines and their life partner/parenting roles overshadowed their on-going need for novel activities and their role as romantic partners. They just can't seem to have a night out that …

TV shows

Career Coach: The best way to multitask is to focus on one priority at a time

You are juggling multiple responsibilities at work, all with rapidly approaching deadlines. Meanwhile, your personal obligations are piling up. You are beginning to feel the pressure of it all. If this sounds the least bit familiar to you, just know that you are not alone. The mantra at many …

Time Management

3 HR mistakes that ruin tech companies

The bad news: you may not make it unless you excel at HR and people management.<p>HR success is arguably the most important factor for fast-growing, high-tech companies. "It's about the team that grows with the company," writes Ron Miller. "If that's not right, the nascent company probably won't …

Human Resources

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

Sexual Pleasure Literally Puts You Into A Trance

Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.<p>In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, Northwestern University neuroscientist Adam Safron proposes …

The Brain

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 98<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

6 ways to keep your dream retirement on track

Are you a retirement “do-it-yourselfer,” convinced you can plan for your own retirement without paying for a financial adviser? That’s all well and …

Retirement

5 Dead Simple Ways to Meet All Your Goals With Great Results

And I truly mean dead simple.<p>A client sent me an email telling me that she wants to make drastic changes next year. She is weary from the inability to follow through on her most audacious goals.<p>She struggles with what many of us do as well. She just can't pull the trigger! The commitment to change …

Motivation
The Brain

10 Ways Your Business Can Grow with a Mobile App - Small Business Trends

Not so long ago, mobile apps were a reserve of large corporations and businesses. However, that ace in the hole for the big guys has changed rapidly …

Customers

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

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 you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

27 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $1,000

"Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" career and life coach Deborah Brown-Volkman said. "People want control over their career, and so creating their own business for under $1,000 gives them the ability to test it out, to see what works and what doesn't."<p><b>Related: 63 Businesses to Start for Under</b> …

Small Business

5 Weeks to Your Best Body Ever: What to Eat

Our 1,350-calorie-a-day diet features foods that are great at stopping that famished feeling.

Healthy Eating

The No-Equipment, Total-Body Workout You Can Cram Into 13 Minutes | Men's Health

Instead of pushups, you’ll do dive-bomber pushups, which target the fast-twitch muscle fibers—the ones with the greatest potential for size and strength—in your chest, shoulders, and triceps, Akande says.<p>Instead of split squats, you’ll do crane split squats, an explosive variation that will crank …

Here's What Belief In A Religion Does To Your Brain

The perceived conflict between religion and science has played out across history, from lectures in Ancient Greek pantheons to discussions on …

Why cause marketing is smart strategy

We’re familiar with the old adage “to give is to receive.” The timeless rule applies to the day-to-day lives of individuals and businesses alike. In …

Marketing

10 legal mistakes made by startups

Setting up your startup involves a lot of work and effort. Many things need attention, including developing a proof of concept, finding …

Startups