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Three Tasks You Should Do Every Day to Stay Happy and Productive

Some days, even the best job can be a bit of a drag. If you want to get things done—but still keep your sanity—Jay Shirley's "Must, Should, Want" …

How to Become More of a Morning Person (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard it. “The early bird gets the worm.” But what if you despise mornings? Like, really hate them?<p>There’s hope for you yet. While you may never love the sound of your alarm blaring at 5 a.m., there are several things you can do …

Time Management

Lifehacker

Don't live to geek; geek to live. Daily updates on software and personal productivity recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you …

The Strong Link Between Your Self Image And Business Success

The vast majority of business people focus on tactics to be successful – strategy, marketing, sales and systems.<p>Yet after doing this religiously for 10 years still often complain that they have not achieved what they had hoped.<p>Is there something more they needed to work on to succeed at a high …

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The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

4 Short Yet Powerful Quotes from Abraham Lincoln to Help You Grow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In today’s busy world, how do you find time to step back from your daily routine and think about where you’re actually going?<p>One great way is to tap …

Why Do Chinese Students Know More About Money Than Americans Do?

A new report shows that U.S. students' fiscal smarts are falling behind—and raises questions about how to improve financial education in schools.<p>In a new report comparing financial literacy skills among 15-year-olds in 18 countries, U.S. students scored in the middle of the pack on basic questions …

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

Public Speaking

8 Secrets to Truly Motivate Employees | Inc.com

It's an issue every small business owner struggles with. How do I get employees to be engaged and enthusiastic about their jobs? Can I inspire them to love this company as much as I do?<p>NetProspex, a software-as-a-service company that helps marketers manage data, seems to have some of the answers. …

Employment

10 signs you're bad in bed and don't even know it

You skip foreplay<p><b>The problem:</b> You come home after thinking about sex all day and try to stick your penis in her right away. She, on the other hand, …

7 Life Lessons From Breaking Up That Hurt, But Are Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Here’s the lo down:<p>I’ve had five failed past relationships.<p>One of them was with an abusive girl who’d literally slap my face, and I took it without …

Outsourcing

Are You Tired of Talking to an Empty Room?

When it comes to your social media, does it feel like you’re talking to an empty room?<p>I know how frustrating it can be to spend time, energy, and …

InterAct

The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I know I’m not the first to label our forefathers as among our first entrepreneurs. I may even go so far to say that Benjamin Franklin and gang were the first to truly foster an entrepreneurial spirit in this country. Of course, the …

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Scientists Were Able To Switch A Woman's Consciousness On And Off

While this is a single case study, it provides an exciting insight into the neural mechanisms behind consciousness, a subject of great interest that is poorly understood despite decades of research. The study has been published in Epilepsy & Behavior.<p>Consciousness is a fascinating topic that has …

Consciousness

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday | Inc.com

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

Inspiring Quotes On Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness From Every US President

They include life lessons from George Washington, leadership advice from Thomas Jefferson, and reflections on success from Abraham Lincoln.<p>These leaders probably had the toughest job in the world. Here are a few of the things they learned from it.

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15 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Clipping Coupons

You’ve seen them parked in Aisle 2 at your favorite supermarket: The extreme couponers thumbing intently through a box of coupons to get 35 cents off …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

Personal Finance

13 Creative Ways to Avoid Spending Money

Even if you know that your spending is out of control, you might not have the strength to break your shopping addiction. However, a spending problem …

Personal Finance

12 Steps To Turn Your Kids Into Tech Billionaires

Serial entrepreneur Charles Tips has the most popular Quora answer on this topic with more than 5,200 upvotes from people like the co-founders of Zynga-owned Farmville and Google-owned Wavii.<p>Tips has a couple kids and says he has numerous friends who are self-made billionaires.

High School

10 Words People Who Lack Confidence Always Use | Inc.com

Nine-hundred and seventy-two.<p>That's the total number of e-mails I received just in May, and it's about my average. That's not counting the hundreds and hundreds of messages Gmail dumped into categories for promotional mail, forum posts, and social networking updates. I've become proficient at …

Mark Zuckerberg

In Images: South Africa's Stunning Treetop Walkway

The much anticipated Treetop Walkway through the Arboretum in Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is now open to the public. Located 11 metres …

South Africa

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimming

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

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As the nights get colder we tend to bunk down and light the fire indoors and relax on the couch. However these DIY fire pit ideas can help you get …

Here's Proof Going Outside Makes You Healthier

Summer is here, and we're all for burgers, ocean breezes and an ice cream cone or two. But getting outside is about more than beaches and barbecues. Science shows that spending time in the great outdoors can actually make you healthier. Escaping to the woods, mountains or even your neighborhood …