Eric Weiner

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A Marine’s 6-Step Plan to Getting Mentally Tough

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8 habits of incredibly interesting people

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

Why Entrepreneurs Should Aim to Fail -- That's Right. They Should Actively Seek It.

When you come out of a tough situation and realize you weren't crushed by it, you'll be stronger.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here's a viewpoint that might cause you to do a double take: <i>Actively</i> seeking rejection means you're learning, adapting and getting that much …

Six Toxic Beliefs That Will Ruin Your Career

These ideas can place a huge blockade between you and your career ambitions.<p>There is nothing wrong with making a mistake. It's what you say to yourself after you mess up that matters. Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can either magnify the negativity or help you turn that …

Emotional Intelligence

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

How to Be More Resilient: Ask Yourself These 2 Simple Questions After Every Setback

Everyone fails sometimes. Bounce back quicker with these questions.<p>No failure means no risk which means no real progress. But just because failure is a necessary byproduct of personal and professional growth doesn't make it suck any less.<p>Setbacks teach us important lessons, but the hard truth is …

Self-help

Five Life Lessons People Often Learn Too Late

<i>What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

7 Reasons People With Impostor Syndrome Struggle to Succeed

You won't reach your greatest potential until you feel worthy of your success.<p>Studies estimate that 70 percent of the population experiences <i>impostor syndrome</i> at one time or another. And for some people, it can be debilitating.<p>Impostor syndrome is the term used to describe high-achieving individuals …

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

Smart people are more prone to silly mistakes because of blind spots in how they use logic.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth and even live longer. On the surface, being smart …

Self-improvement

4 Toxic Habits that Keep 'Wantrepreneurs' Down

Most never make the leap. Are you different?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re all familiar with the term <i>entrepreneur</i>, that self-driven business owner who spits in the face of fear and risk. Lately, you may have also been hearing the word <i>wantrepreneur</i>, which has a …

Social Media

Goal Setting Fails—Set a System Instead

<b>Adam Alter:</b> Goal setting is fascinating because it's sort of a broken process in many respects. This is the way a goal works: You say to yourself, …

Motivation

17 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Live a Life of Purpose

Having a purpose makes it impossible to merely exist. When you have a definite reason for living, a “why” behind every action, your passions and …

Motivation