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10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

How Your Thoughts Change Your Brain, Cells and Genes

Every minute of every day, your body is physically reacting, literally changing, in response to the thoughts that run through your mind.<p>It's been shown over and over again that just thinking about something can cause your brain to release neurotransmitters, chemical messengers that allow it to …

The Brain

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

Small Business

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities

How one young entrepreneur built a multimillion- dollar company and created hundreds of jobs in his small town, and how others can too.<p><b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. …

7 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

One of the realities of being an entrepreneur is that you’re constantly learning. In fact, that’s probably true for most of us these …

How to invest in yourself in a way that will pay real dividends

This post is about how to actually, practically invest in yourself in a way that is going to pay real dividends.<p>How to take the steps today that will enable you to be a better person, a better creative, a better developer, or a better business owner tomorrow. And how to do awesome things with your …

Productivity

Four Simple Steps to Live in Balance -- With No Limits

How does it feel to truly live in balance? It's a compelling question, especially in this election year of high-stakes, below-the-belt campaigning. But the more out of balance the world seems, the more important it is to find balance within ourselves. The Huichol believe that balance rests on four …

Spirituality

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? The Childhood Question That Misguided Us All Along

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" she asked while staring at me with big hopes in her eyes. I felt obligatory pressure mixed with a true sense of anticipation. I didn't want to disappoint the woman who gave me life and really, gave up most of her dreams, just so I would have a better go at …

Parenting

16 books that every introvert should read

There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

Books

The 42 best books to read before you die – our favourites

Books are deeply personal things. Each of us form unique bonds with the characters we read about, relate to storylines and personalities in different …

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

8 Success Factors Even More Important Than IQ (Infographic)

Which success factors are most impactful in your life and career?<p>Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you focus on the right areas of your personal development and make you more successful in your career, business, and life in general. After all, you don't …

The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature

The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some …

Literature

Ensure a Sickness-Free Year With These 6 Habits

Credit<p>One of the greatest blessings anyone can have is living a healthy life. But the abundance of sicknesses and diseases in the world today makes it almost a difficult task.<p>The outbreak of both curable and incurable diseases which are all expensive to deal with is a real problem. But just like …

Wellness

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

Self-improvement

10 Lessons in Zen Leadership Practiced by Legendary Coach Phil Jackson

5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

Sri Lanka

Hemingway’s Advice on Writing, Ambition, the Art of Revision, and His Reading List of Essential Books for Aspiring Writers

“In any art you’re allowed to steal anything if you can make it better.”<p><i>“As a writer you should not judge. You should understand,”</i> <b>Ernest Hemingway</b> (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) counseled in his 1935 <i>Esquire</i> compendium of writing advice, addressed to an archetypal young correspondent but based on a …

Literature

Youth (in) politics | Jakub Radzewicz | TEDxYouth@Marszałkowska

Ahlulbayt Live - The Importance of Youth in Politics

Youth in Politics: Jacob Mantle

Campus Debate - Social Media, Youth & Politics (MIT, Pune)