Jesse Sizemore

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Why You're Still Not The Best Speaker In Your Field

I’ve given hundreds of talks, workshops and presentations in the past 10 years, and when I began, I had no clue about the key essentials of crafting a talk that makes a lasting impact and real difference to the audience. In the beginning, one of my chronic problems was that I tried to cram five …

The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think of your best boss ever, what did he or she do that created an inspiring work environment for you? How did he or she act to enable your high performance and high engagement each day?<p>I’ve asked thousands of people in my …

Employment

6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

17 Easy Habits To Start Today That Will Help You 5 Years From Now

A recent Quora thread was full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Pick up an athletic hobby that you can do through the years.</b> Otherwise, the sedentary lifestyle you start in college — and continue into …

Harvard Business School

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower

We all spend three to four hours each day resisting desire. So what do people with remarkable willpower do differently?<p>Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But …

How Technology Could Threaten Deaf Identity

When cochlear implants are no longer visible, the solidarity of a deaf community may be lost.<p>Hearing aids and cochlear implants have improved the lives of the oral deaf, people with hearing loss who speak and may read lips rather than signing. But as technology advances, deaf people may soon have …

The Top 10 Toys That Kindle Kids' Creativity

Can you teach kids to be innovative? You can certainly try, but you won’t get very far if you don’t foster creativity first.<p>Believe me, with all the open-ended creative toys in our house, you’d think an afternoon with my kids would look like a day of blocks, marbles and paintbrushes, but I still …

7 Household Expenses You Can (And Should) Cut

Looking to cut back on your spending, or just put more in savings? You might be leaking money without realizing it with some common household …

5 Ways to Think Like a Millionaire

While a million dollars might not go as far as it used to these days, that magical, seven-digit number is still considered the benchmark for …

2 Things That Make a Business Idea Brilliant

When a startup idea is really good, it practically sells itself in your pitch. Here's how you get to that point.<p>I see a lot of startup pitches every year. And the more I see, the more I've realized that brilliant business ideas come down to two things:<p>Is it simple?<br>• Does it solve a real problem?<p>This …

Startups