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Small Business Tax Advice and Tax Deductions

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

TV shows

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

21 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know <i>Command-C</i> means copy and<i> Command-V</i> means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life …

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion dollars. …

Virgin America

67% Of Presenters Are Making This Huge Mistake, And It's Ruining Their Presentations

We’ve all experienced the pain of having to listen to, and sit through, a terrible presentation. Maybe the presenter was just awful. Maybe the performance was as dry as sand. But most likely, the presentation just completely missed the mark in terms of giving us the information we were hoping to …

Public Speaking

6 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Smarter, Confident, and More Productive

Attaining and keeping a level of high performance requires a commitment to these 6 tiny habits.<p>High performers such as Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sandberg stay mentally sharp by making sleep a non-negotiable activity in their life. Richard Branson has credited his peak performance to working out.<p>When …

comfortzone

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Self-improvement

The 13 Best Tequilas You Can Buy in 2018

<i>This definitive guide to the best tequilas of 2018 explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular agave spirit, including</i> …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Self-improvement

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Are You An Excellent Leader Or An Amazingly Excellent Leader?

“I hadn’t realized how entrenched I was in so many time-wasting habits until Ann Latham made them transparent. It’s almost embarrassing,” said Jim Goodwin, CEO of CHD.<p>Just a few days ago, I talked with another client who told me that after working with me, he can’t <i>not</i> see the lack of clarity …

Leadership

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Here's How to Create a Feedback-Friendly Culture (Hint: It Starts at the Top)

Building a feedback-rich work environment isn't always easy, but it's worth the effort.<p>Many successful companies have corporate cultures that share some of the same traits: People are honest about what's working (and what's not), they are receptive to fresh ideas, and tend not to be resistant to …

Team Building

Love Working Smarter? These Are the 12 Productivity Bots You’re Looking For

They're lining up to help you be more organized, more efficient, and basically more awesome at being you.

Bots

10 Travel Apps You Should Download Before Your Next Trip

Technology has taken a lot of stress out of traveling, with travel apps virtually changing how we experience the world around us. These are just a …

7 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Extreme Productivity From the Guy Who Wrote the Book On It

Getting more done is as simple as taking a common sense approach to how you spend your time.<p>There's a single harsh reality to be reckoned with when it comes to the number of hours in a day, but countless strategies, tips and acronyms abound for getting the most out of each one. The man who …

Time Management

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

How to Run Your Company Through Slack

Everyone’s favorite communication tool is growing and growing. With different bots and integrations getting released every day, the Slack ecosystem …

13 cool Slack features and integrations you might not know about

Team communication service Slack is one of the best business tools out there and it’s experiencing explosive growth beyond expectations.<p>If you’re one of the companies that’s jumped on the Slack bandwagon there’s a bunch of fun and useful stuff it can do you might not know about.<p>Here’s our top …

Apps

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers.<p>In the survey, …

Leadership

How to install the MacOS High Sierra public beta

Apple has released the public beta of MacOS High Sierra, which means that you don't need a developer account to check out the next version of MacOS. All you need is an Apple ID.<p>Before you go out and update your Mac with the beta, however, you should use some caution. As with any beta software, you …

Beta Testing

You can try an early version of Apple's new Mac software right now

You probably won't notice many differences in High Sierra compared to the current version of macOS.<p>Most of the improvements are designed to speed things up. It also supports some virtual reality headsets, something Macs have been missing for years.<p>If you want to try High Sierra, you can sign up …

Apple's macOS High Sierra is now in public beta - here's how to get it

Following up the iOS 11 public beta earlier this week, Apple’s newest version of macOS, High Sierra, is now available for anyone to try.<p>As a recap, High Sierra adds a plethora of features, many of them subtle improvements under the hood. Some highlights:<p>Speed improvements for Safari (Apple say it’s …

Now anyone can try macOS High Sierra

Public testers can finally get their first taste of Apple’s new operating system for Mac starting today with the release of the first public beta of macOS High Sierra.<p>Apple’s new operating system was unveiled earlier this month at WWDC 2017 where the company showed off macOS High Sierra’s new …