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The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things

See if you're forgetting to give your kids any of these (non-material) things.<p>Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They gave: Generously, …

'Love Bombing': What It Is, Why It's Dangerous, and How to Protect Yourself

Learn about this manipulative tactic others might use to prey on your emotions.<p><i>Note: The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, EQ, Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence (2018).</i><p>Emotional Intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Great Resources for Diving Into Consumer Psychology

It probably goes without saying, but the more you know about how people think, the better you’ll be able to leverage these thought processes and internal justifications to make sales. But if you don’t have time to go back to college and earn a degree in this fascinating branch of the social …

10 books that will change how you think forever

<i>Caitlin is Editor in Chief at Page19 and frequently writes about marketing, communications, and creativity. An edited version of this post originally appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Sometimes it’s a lecture. Sometimes it’s a particular teacher’s words. Sometimes it’s a lesson from a parent or a friend, or …

Charlie Munger: The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

Charlie Munger

10 Easy Lunch Meal Prep Ideas

You're better than the sad cold sandwich served at the cafe next door.<p>July 27, 2017<p>What is more #adulting than meal prep? You're too busy during the …

5 Reasons Why You're Not Accomplishing Your Business Goals

When that little voice is screaming "quit," remind yourself why you started.<p>Every day you log onto Facebook, you see at least one person complaining about how many people there are in the gym. The status update ends with, “In a few months, they’ll be gone.” New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap …

These are the 'health' foods a doctor avoids — and the ones she buys instead

Michael Ruhlman, a chef and author, does just that in his book "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America."<p>Preventive medicine specialist and the medical director of the Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Enterprise Roxanne B. Sukol takes Ruhlman through the aisles of her local grocery store to …

Nutrition

8 Things to Do in St. Lucia That Are Off the Beaten Path

St. Lucia continues to top the charts in island destinations, and can easily be mistaken for a slice of heaven on earth. With its crystal clear …

Caribbean

5 Leadership Failures of President Trump

People overlooked some of the red flags because he was an experienced executive who promised change<p>Whether you like it not Donald Trump won the presidency and is now the leader of the free world. I'll admit that I have had reservations about him from the beginning for many reasons one being the way …

Leadership

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to reach your chosen audience at the right time. To help you do this …

10 Things You Do That Make You Less Likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural traits that belong only to a lucky few. Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how being likable is under your control.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Ways to Connect With Absolutely Anyone You Meet

Meeting people and winning their trust is essential to business success and life success.<p>We are innately social creatures, hardwired to seek each other out and profoundly shaped by our relationships and alliances.<p>Our ability to empathize, relate to one another and communicate our thoughts and ideas …

10 Reasons You're Still Not Happy

Your mind and body need to be in the right shape.<p>As entrepreneurs, it can be extremely difficult to achieve and maintain happiness because you’re likely driven and often unsatisfied by nature. When one problem is tackled, you move on to the next, with little rest in-between.<p>If you want to be the …

If You Don't Follow These 7 Rules, Life Will Punch You in the Face

When I don't follow these rules (ALL of them), I go down and get beaten.<p><i>What are your top 7 rules of life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, author, entrepreneur,</b> …

Mike Tyson

How to Get Your First 10,000 Followers on Instagram (a Real Story and Strategy)

Instagram now has more than 700 million members. Your customers and referral partners are there. Here's how to turn those casual browsers into followers and business.<p>I started like everybody else on Instagram: with no followers. In the brief span of just 50 weeks, I accumulated more than 14,000 …

Marketing

Police officer rescues child with autism from pond Video

The child was examined at a hospital and reunited with his parents.

Hospitals

I once got a $2 million bonus — and I was never more miserable

Getting a job on Wall Street was the first of like ten boxes I thought I needed to check in order to be happy. The last box — the finish line — was …

8 Ways to Change Your Thinking From Employee to Owner

Even the best employees can struggle to adjust when they become the boss.<p>Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and Angel investor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges in changing your lifestyle from an employee …

Entrepreneurship

This Teen Has Autism. He's Also One Of The Top High School Runners In The Country.

When Mike Brannigan was 18 months old, he was diagnosed with autism. At the time, his doctors said he would likely need a special school and a group home. His mom, Edie, admits she thought he'd “never be able to function in the world.”<p>Fast-forward several years.<p>Brannigan is now 17, and is a senior …

7 Powerful Secrets of Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

Successful entrepreneurs have unlocked the secrets to a winning life. Here's how you can do the same.<p>There's something special about successful entrepreneurs--they have a way of thinking and acting that is different than most people. The good news is that anyone can learn to think like an …

Self-improvement

Blog Monetization Model: The Most Effective Blog Revenue Strategy That Exists

<b>“Blog monetization”.</b><p>It is that thing we all want with our blogs, yet it seems ever elusive at times. But, there is a reason why it proves so elusive …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t …

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

Many people find themselves simply going through the motions of life without truly knowing where they’re headed. This is the main reason why so many people can’t escape mediocrity. Going through everyday chaos, meeting new demands, and striving for more, we can easily fall victim to what I like to …

10 Ways to Convert More Customers Using Psychology

The more you know about your customers, the better. If you know what makes people tick, the better off your business will be. Having at least a basic …

Marketing