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This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

How this 32-year-old high school dropout built a business that sold to Target for $550 million

On Thursday, Target is rolling out same-day delivery at its stores in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, thanks to Shipt, the online same-day grocery …

Entrepreneurship

How I Became the CEO of a Multimillion-Dollar Company -- Without Going to College

You too can build a strong foundation for your future by using that spare study time to dive deep into the skills that'll be most applicable for the real world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at a list of successful entrepreneurs, and it’s pretty easy to spot the …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

The 4 Investments That Pulled Me Out of Nearly a Million Dollars in Debt -- and That Cost Nothing

If you feel something is lacking in your life, it may be because you're not investing in one or more of these four things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four years ago, I was $726,000 in debt. I had my back against the wall, and I didn't know how to escape the ditch …

The 7 steps to making more money, according to a self-made millionaire

The plain white envelope was stuck between a J.Crew catalog and a Bed Bath & Beyond coupon. This was it. I just stared at it in the lobby, then carried it upstairs gently, as if somehow this envelope might spontaneously catch fire or blow up in my hands.<p>In my apartment, I laid it on the table and …

What Warren Buffett's Two Successors Could Still Learn From the Billionaire

Warren Buffett may have externally revealed his successors on Wednesday in Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, but each could still learn a thing or two from …

5 Mindset Changes You Must Make When Going From Employee to Entrepreneur

As one prominent author wrote, "Entrepreneurs don't finish when we are tired. We finish when we are done."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thousands of people dream of the day they can quit their jobs and escape the 9-to-5 life. In fact, Gallup found that 87 percent of …

Tony Robbins: What I Learned From the World's Greatest Investors

People are "being sucked into doing the very opposite," he says.<p>It has been one of the more remarkable career arcs in business.<p>Tony Robbins came to …

Do You Know These Basic Financial Terms? An Expert Decodes Them All

Does the mere thought of calculating your cut of the dinner tab or logging into your bank account online send shivers down your spine? It turns out …

Personal Finance

8 toxic habits to give up if you want to be confident and successful

"Fake it till you make it" is a well-worn business cliché for a good reason: Extensive studies show that confidence is highly correlated with …

Self-improvement

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

12 Lessons You Learn or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school or walking away from a j-o-b …

Shark Tank Stars Mark Cuban and Sara Blakely Tell Us How They Got to Their First $1 Million – And How You Can, Too

Here's their advice for how to save, earn, and invest your way to real wealth.<p>What does it really take to become a millionaire?<p>A big, game-changing …

Learning To Cope With Clinical Depression Has Made Me A Better Manager

I’ve gone to great lengths to hide it for most of my career, but eventually I realized I didn’t need to.<p>I’m certain about three things in this world. One, Post-Its are the greatest invention. Two, it’s acceptable to drink rosé all year round. Three, I have clinical depression.<p>Depression has been …

'Be a warrior, not a victim': An ex-SEAL's guide to surviving life's setbacks

I’ll never forget the devastating words of my doctor: “You’ll never be able to walk again.”<p>At first, I didn’t think I heard the doctor correctly. What 9-year-old boy could possibly imagine getting such devastating news? It was the look on the doctor’s face and the way my mother was squeezing my …

20 Things I Learned In My 20s

This is the last six months of my 20s, and as I look out on the horizon of 30, I am running towards it with open arms. I’ve learned a lot in the past 10 years, but have never been more ready to leave a decade behind than my 20s. I feel more at peace with myself than I have in more than 10 years, …

Motivation

You should let go of these 5 bad habits if you want to be mentally strong

Without having your mind in the right area, you can easily lose focus, leading to a one-way street of overthinking, overanalyzing, critical judgment, and playing it safe, thus making your goals feel like mission impossible.<p>Mindset traps are the result of past environmental conditioning and beliefs …

3 important life skills nobody ever taught you

Now, let's pretend that we're having one of those intimate heart-to-heart conversations that we all ideally imagine having with our fathers.<p>Maybe we're sipping beers on the back patio, listening to the crickets and watching the moon slowly find the horizon.<p>Maybe we're laughing about some movie we …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in 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 Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events

"Of the 187 companies that have reported earnings to date for Q2 2015, 76% have reported earnings above the mean estimate and 54% have reported sales above the mean estimate," FactSet's John Butters said.<p>"Similar to last quarter, companies have been discussing the impact of slower global economic …

For 3 months in 2015, Tesla did something we've almost never seen before

Take a look at its stock chart.<p>Then draw a line at about March 11, 2013:<p>Tesla's 2010 IPO price was $17. After a bit of a bump, for roughly the first two years of its life as a public company the stock traded flat.<p>Then the stock exploded. Eventually, it would surge to $291 in September 2014 and give …

‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Is Finally Being Turned Into A DC Animated Film

Saturday’s <i>Suicide Squad</i> reveal obviously wasn’t enough Joker for the folks at DC Comics. At the panel for <i>Justice League: Gods And Monsters</i>, Bruce Timm dropped word that the signature Joker tale (arguably) is finally making its way to the DC Animated Universe.<p><i>Batman: The Killing Joke</i> is a …

DC Comics Celebrates 75 Years of Robin

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of <b>Robin</b>, the world’s most famous sidekick! <b>DC Comics</b> is celebrating the Boy Wonder all year long including five …

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