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This week’s must-read books

(fiction, St. Martin’s)<p>Heather Mulgrew has just graduated from college and is traveling abroad with her friends, having European adventures before …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

Self-improvement

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

Who Will Dominate the Future of Work? Specialists or Generalists?

Or maybe there's a middle way--brought to you by the letter T.<p>It's a common debate that is gaining more traction as we move towards the future of work: should you be a generalist or a specialist? There are pros and cons to both answers, but the best solution might be right in the middle.<p>Generalists …

Employment

9 Things That Make Good People Quit

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best …

The Workplace

How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret

This Post is by Jeff Goins, Entrepreneur cum Author ofThe post How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret appeared first on iamwire.

2 Artificial Intelligence Uses You Need to Know About (And 3 Companies to Invest In)

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025, up from just $644 million last year.<p>AI, like other tech segments, can seem like a hazy idea that offers lots of opportunities, but not much clarity on where to begin investing.So to …

The One Thing You Should Never Try To Outrun

Evolution has wired us to run from our fear, but that's often the last thing you should be doing.<p>According to conservationinstitute.org the 10 fastest animals are the:<br>Peregrine Falcon, Frigate Bird, Sail Fish, Cheetah, Pronghorn Antelope, Blue Wildebeest, Lion, and Thomson's Gazelle.<p>But what if I …

Leadership

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Startups

30 Clever Ways to Make Money Online

Consider selling your original Instagrams, becoming a virtual assistant or providing online tutoring.<p>Who doesn’t want to earn more money? Whether …

Small Business

A New Skill Model for Product Managers – On Human-Centric Systems

Skill Set vs. Subject Matter<p>Product management is often situated at the intersection of user experience, technology and business. And while these …

Career Coach: Want to achieve your goals this year? Write them down!

<b>By Nicole Coomber,</b> <i>Special to The Washington Post</i><p>Every year at this time, the gyms are packed. Self-help books are on sale. Folks are arriving early …

Productivity

The Dalai Lama: This is What's Fueling Our Anxiety

It’s strange to see such anger and discontent in the more developed nations of the world. Living conditions have never been better, yet people in …

The Power of Setting Absolutely Huge Goals

On December 31, 2014, Barbara Ortiz was at a low point. The Tucson, Arizona resident had recently been through a divorce, was overweight and had …

Self-confidence

10 Success lessons from Ralph Lauren – “Rags-To-Riches Story” for entrepreneurs

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+11<p>Shares 28<p>Ralph Lauren started his $12 billion empire making neckties. He was not born into privilege and instead, one of the …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

10 Worst traits of even the great entrepreneurs

Share39<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 47<p>The difference between success and failure in entrepreneurship can have a lot to do with your own traits and habits. …

William James Wisdom On Actions and Habit | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This selection from the writings of the famous psychologist William James has been condensed from the original.</i><p>“Habit”<br>From <i>The</i> …

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Narcissism

How to Say 'No' at Work (Infographic)

Don't let this two-letter word scare you.<p>1 min read<p>Whether you’re trying to impress your boss or you fear you’ll let someone down, saying “no” at work can be hard. But it shouldn’t be.<p>Too often, people burn themselves out by agreeing to take on more tasks than they can handle. However, overloading …

Infographics

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form …

Body Language

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

We have all heard of, and probably some of us have tried to apply, the famous “10,000-hour rule” by Malcolm Gladwell, which states that spending …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

10 Books that you should read to get you back on right track

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+11<p>Shares 13<p>There comes a point in all our lives when we are completely lost. No matter what we do or how hard we try, nothing seems …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, …

Time Management

A Zen master says this is the most effective way to respond to haters

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet, you’ve probably encountered a hater or two. Trolls are everywhere it seems.<br>But what’s the best way to …

14 Psychological Facts That Will Help You Handle These Everyday Social Situations

Being well-versed in the fascinating science of the human mind, if you think about it, is kind of like having a superpower. Navigating your way …