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Time Management: How to Get the Most Out of Your Day

We’ve all read blogs or books that tell us how important time management is.But most books can’t even simplify the message to fit on one page. Well, …

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life | Inc.com

Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more productive, here are five things that will make …

Procrastination

Farming Unicorns: Building Startup & Investor Ecosystems for Emerging Markets

11 things unsuccessful people do over the weekend

Everybody's working for the weekend, but how you spend your two days off may say something about how successful you are.<p>What you get up to doesn't really matter, per se. If you prefer lounging around the house to spontaneous adventures, that's great! You probably need that time to wind down.<p>When it …

Success

Safely Use Any Bag as a Camera Bag

Camera bags are great for protecting your gear, but if you aren’t a professional photographer spending cash on a dedicated bag can be excessive. …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

How I went from working 40-plus hours a week to less than 8

You brew a pot of coffee, break out your calendar, and dive into your most important task. And then it happens. The phone rings, or a co-worker stops by to say "hey." Maybe your boss swings by to ask about those TPS reports.<p>Whatever type of interruption you face, it's annoying. And if you work in …

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

Personal-Productivity Efforts Are Doomed To Fail

In 1889, Bethlehem Steel brought engineer Frederick Taylor on board in an attempt to streamline its vast operation.<p>Taylor had recently invented a theory of "time management" in which the same principles used to optimize machines was applied to people. Taylor stalked the floors of the Bethlehem …

8 Signs You'll Be Successful In Life (Though The Time Hasn't Come Yet)

Do you ever wonder whether you’ll achieve your goals and manage to build the life of your dreams? Do you catch yourself wondering whether your …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Landscape Photographer Jeff McPheeters Captures the Majestic Fury of Storms on the Great Plains

Jeff McPheeters is a Kansas-based pro whose extensive portfolio encompasses everything from interior design and event photography to landscape, …

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit | Inc.com

If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things done on time unless you get started on time. Otherwise, your business and your career suffers, and you may never even see it …

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Keeping Your Camera Steady

Photographer Ralph Clevenger (with wife Mary Jane Headlee) shooting from the open sunroof of a Range Rover, using the tripod spread across the roof …

People Who Are Insanely Productive Have These 6 Things In Common

People who are insanely productive have developed habits that produce the most results. If you want to match their productivity, it’d be wise to …

Remove These Things From Your Life To Be More Successful

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …

University of Michigan

Successful people think differently than the rest of us — here's how you can, too

They always find a way to come out on top regardless of the curveballs life throws at them. They seem to live by the motto, "When life gives you lemons, make organic artisanal lemonade."<p>Meanwhile other people, even with the bigger advantages, somehow lack the ability to plan and execute… and end up …

How to Go Camping Like a Pro

Like everything else in life, knowing how to do something comes with a trial-and-error period.<p>We're here to help minimize the error portion of the …

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Photography

Five Tips for When You Just Have Too Much To Do

Too much to do, not enough time. This is a perpetual problem for a lot of people, but it seems to be especially pronounced during the holidays. With …

Mindfulness

The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

DeepMind has started paying to put PhD students through Oxford

The London-based AI lab — acquired by Google in 2014 for £400 million— has been quietly funding PhDs since at least last October, a LinkedIn search suggests.<p>It is one of several organisations offering to sponsor 15 students through Oxford PhDs (or DPhils as Oxford refers to them) from October 2017 …

The low-down on the ‘get up’ — a toning, do-anywhere exercise

One of my favourite do-anywhere exercises is known as the "get up," or "Turkish get up." Whatever you call it, some iteration of this movement will benefit almost anyone. Those who are aesthetically driven will appreciate that it tones the entire body. Athletes will appreciate that it requires …

The 21-Day Shred: The Upper Body Muscle Standard Workout

MEN’S FITNESS digital director Mike Simone demonstrates the routine. For more magazine insider info, follow him on Instagram, Facebook, and …

5 Habits That Make You Unhealthy (And How To Fix Them)

Before you start promising yourself you will live healthier, start by identifying the bad habits you have right now and fix them for good!