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7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>What is it that nobody tells you about adult life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

Productivity

This Is How You Should Be Prioritizing Your Work And Life

Giving all of your time to what seems urgent will leave you exhausted. Here’s how to know the difference between what is necessary and what is expendable.<p>We all have priorities. Identifying them, however, isn’t as easy as it sounds. Urgent issues and misdirected intentions can get in the way of …

Time Management

How to succeed at intermittent fasting

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Intermittent fasting," a dieting approach that involves cycling between periods of eating and abstaining from food, has been trending in diet circles. This is in part because reports claim that celebrities such as Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and Nicole Kidman are doing it but also …

Holistic Medicine

5 Pieces of Hard-Won Wisdom From Billionaire Warren Buffett

The Berkshire Hathaway owner and CEO revealed his approach to business in the the company's annual letter to shareholders.<p>In the world of business, the people who fly closest to the sun and take the biggest risks are often the ones that get the biggest share of the spotlight. But there is something …

Investing

How to tell if you're asking a stupid question

A common cliché I often hear leaders say is, “Feel free to speak up! Remember, there are no stupid questions.”<p>I can think of a time when that statement was true. My second-grade teacher would remind us of this to build our confidence with adults, who at that time could be a bit scary to us. But in …

Self-improvement

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Seven Things You Need To Know About Money

How much do you really know about your money? With all the financial stress we encounter, it is very tempting to over-delegate control of your money to a financial professional. In the short term, it often feels like a huge relief, a weight off your shoulders, a burden for someone else to …

Retirement

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Retirement

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January.<p>Unfortunately, the initial …

Learning

How To Get Your Point Across To These Five Personality Types

Not everyone thinks the same way. Here’s how to repurpose a three-decade-old management theory to tailor your message to just about anybody.<p>The VP of finance for a major multinational company recently came to me with a problem. “I’ve been trying to start a conversation with the VP of marketing, and …

Black Hat

Building a wealth snowball ~ Get Rich Slowly

To conclude “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, today we’re going to explore an important concept, one that’s new to most people. Today, I …

4 Personal Finance Rules You Should Know by Heart

These are four of the most important things you can do to live a financially healthy life.<p>There are tons of personal finance tips, tricks, and rules …

Personal Finance

How To Teach Your Brain Something It Won’t Forget A Week Later

Cramming got you through college, but it’s probably paying diminishing returns in your career. Here’s the scientific reason why.<p>Of all the things you learned in school, chances are the right way to <i></i>learn wasn’t one of them.<p>To make it through academic life, most of us opt for what psychologists call …

Learning

Budgeting your money using the "50/20/30" rule

<i>Chase is sponsoring</i> <i>GOOD Money</i> <i>to help shape your financial future, at every step as you move from the haze of student debt toward the horizon of</i> …

Personal Finance

Most people don't meet their goals for the same 4 reasons

As 2017 ends, you start setting your goals for 2018.<p>Your goals are typically set as outcomes, such as "lose 50 pounds," "make $100,000 in paid speeches," "save $25,000," and the like. And it makes sense because, after all, you care more about losing 50 pounds than about working out every day.<p>You …

Marketing

How to set smart goals: What science says about getting what you want

Shares 4<p>During my two-week break, I’ve been working to migrate some of my old Money Boss articles to Get Rich Slowly. I thought this long piece on …

Success

This 1 Question Will Prepare You to Tackle Big Goals | Inc.com

This is the time of year when people pause to think about what they want to be different about their lives, or what specific goals they want to achieve in the coming new year.<p>Thus they make resolutions year after year to be better, fully optimistic that this will be the year their dreams become …

Stephen King

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Entrepreneurship

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news …

Neuroscience

The Best Businesses Are Built Around Passion. Here's How You Can Find Yours | Inc.com

The best businesses always start as a passion project.<p>Let's say you really love to hike. And you love talking to fellow hikers, talking about your favorite trails, gear you like, places around the world to visit. Wouldn't it make sense, then, to put yourself in a position where you could be …

Business Strategy

Understand These 7 Types of Investments and You'll Practically Be a Pro

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you're not</i> …

Retirement
Business Strategy

This Trick Will Help You Promote Yourself Without Coming Off as Self-Centered

The first rule of talking about you: It's not really about you.<p>This story appears in the December 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I've always struggled with self-promotion. Sure, I’ve done plenty of it -- you pretty much can’t work in media without hawking your own work. But I’ve always felt …

Entrepreneurship

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired | Inc.com

Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just say, <i>"I'm good,"</i> so as to not take up any more of their …

Employment