Esther Washu

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10 Habits of the Most Confident People | Inc.com

When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. Then, in the second half of my 20s, I learned to embrace my purpose and began …

Self-improvement

A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work

First impressions are important but so is the impression are making day after day with your team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has a few habits they could improve but you may not even recognize that you have some of these habits. When your bad habits …

16 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Immediately Stop Doing | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting into an iPhone …

Entrepreneurship

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why | Inc.com

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels aren't created equal when it comes to value and results. In fact, knowing which social networks matter to your business can be confusing.<p>And spending time on the wrong networks is costly, …

Marketing

To Achieve Success You Have to Move Past Working 9-5

Pursuing your passion is more work but more fulfilling than chaining yourself to a job you only have to pay the bills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working 9-5 is outdated. The world runs 24/7, but that doesn’t mean you must. Things have changed and you’re about to …

GIT repository for designers as you’ve never seen: Abstract (+ Sketch)

We all must have version control repositories<p>Working with version control software (aka Git in many cases) is nowadays a must in software …

DevOps

The 12 Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unattainable and elusive. However, addressing and conquering their fears helps them to achieve …

Happiness

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

Don't Want to Waste Your Life? Quit Doing These 6 Things Today | Inc.com

Each of us, on average, has around 27,000 days to live. Subtract a third or so of that for sleeping and another chunk for those early years you don't remember and can't control, and you're left with a pretty terrifyingly low number.<p>I'm not saying that to depress you. I mention it because, as great …

Happiness

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Forget Coding–Here’s The Skill You Need Most When You Start Your Career

Your technical chops may not give you the edge when you’re new to the workforce, but your network might.<p>It used to be that the only way to climb a career ladder was to pick up more skills. Learn how to do X, get paid more for it, and earn job-title Y. Up you went. Each new capability you mastered …

Five books about human behavior that will change the way you see the world

Most of us read the wrong things. As Haruki Murakami put it, reading what everyone else reads means you’re probably going to think what everyone else thinks. All those books from high-school? Everyone else has read them too. The best-sellers? Same.<p>That’s not to say these books aren’t valuable. They …

Self-improvement

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

Motivation