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Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Self-help

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

Demonstration

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

How to stop being so busy and get more done

To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."<p>“Busy!”<p>It’s the response Darius Foroux always got whenever he asked coworkers how they were doing.<p>The Dutch businessman and blogger said the word “busy” first began to puzzle him when he briefly worked for an IT research …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

How to Build a High-Performance Team

These seven components that make up a standard for excellence of performance for a world-class team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two things required to build a high-performing team.<p>Getting the basics in place right from the outset<br>• Having and using an easy …

Management

8 Gmail Hacks That Will Boost Your Productivity

Time to get smart.<p>Chances are extremely good you use Gmail as your email service of choice. With over one billion active users worldwide, so much of …

Productivity

Why You Should Launch a Brand, Not a Product

Five reasons brands are what really matter to your consumers -- and your bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to what many entrepreneurs may think, a product is not a brand. Many companies just starting out launch products -- a new innovation or new way …

Hung Up

How Managers Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time

Is it possible to be a high-standards, results-driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work-with team? Many people would contend that doing either of these things well makes it almost impossible to succeed at the other. And yet our examination of 360-degree assessment data …

Leadership

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Self-help

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters) | Inc.com

Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further review, the 72 answers I got back could be boiled down to 10 categories of behaviors.<p>To up your Entrepreneur Quotient, compare your skill level with the 140-character CEO …

Leadership

Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you need to …

Social Media

Billionaire Richard Branson Does This At Every Meeting. Here's Why You Should Do It Too. | Inc.com

Wherever he goes, Richard Branson always has something to write with. Whether it's a trusty tech device or good old fashioned pen and paper, the iconic businessman never lacks something with which to take notes.<p>In fact, note-taking is a skill Branson swears by. He's nearly religious about it.<p>"I go …

Note-Taking

147 Entrepreneurs Told Me Their Keys to Success. Here Are the Top 3 | Inc.com

Smart entrepreneurs are always on the hunt for ways to grow their businesses. That's one of the reasons why they'll try to pick the brains of successful business owners. They want to learn the success secrets, or the one or two magic tactics that will make all the positive difference in their …

Entrepreneurship

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) | Inc.com

The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, innovation, and high performance.<p>Yet culture doesn't just happen. It takes …

Leadership

Tony Robbins Says This One Trait Shared by Gates, Jobs, And Branson Is What It Takes To Succeed | Inc.com

There is no one road to success. Each person's path is different based on his or her individual context and circumstances. Trying to reduce success to a singular formula is something we do to entertain and lull ourselves into believing the myth that following a prescribed set of rules is all it …

Self-improvement

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

The Morning Routines of Successful Business People

Some of the most successful people in the world, from Oprah to Richard Branson, make time to do the same specific thing every day after waking up, …

Mark Zuckerberg

A woman who left her $500,000-a-year job to work for herself debunks the most common excuse she hears from would-be entrepreneurs

In a Facebook Live interview, career coach Susie Moore said not having enough time is a common excuse coaches hear "when it comes to anyone who doesn't want to do anything."<p>In 2013, Moore left a sales job where she was earning $500,000 a year at age 30 in order to start her own business as a life …

Success

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone | Inc.com

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing | Inc.com

Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I paid attention.<p>Robbins is one of the most successful motivational speakers and leadership coaches of all time, with top CEOs paying him $1 million or more per year for one-on-one coaching. …

Self-improvement

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

‘Follow your passion’ is wrong, here are 7 habits you need instead

It’s common wisdom. Near gospel really, and not just among young people and founders. Across generational lines, sentiments like those from Steve …

Self-improvement

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and …

Self-improvement

Bruce Lee achieved all his life goals by his death at age 32 because of one personality trait

In 1969, nobody expected a thin Asian man with a high pitched voice to become one of the most influential characters of the 20th century.<p>Nobody knew, that is, except Bruce Lee.<p>That year, Bruce Lee wrote a letter to himself:<p>My Definite Chief AimI, Bruce Lee, will be the first highest paid Oriental …

Martial Arts

Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question With This Formula

Job interviews can be awkward, especially with open-ended questions like, “So, tell me about yourself.” Where do you start? What do they want to …

Employment

How Habits Become Your Destiny

Habits are a part of everyone's life. We all have them, we all know of them, and most of us tend to complain about them. Yet not many of us take the …

Social Research

10 Ways to Turn Failures Into Successes | Inc.com

The most prolific and successful entrepreneurs of our time embrace the idea of failures as successful stepping stones. Thomas Edison once said, about how long it took to invent the lightbulb, "I have not failed 10,000 times - I've successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work." If you've only …

Business Strategy