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10 Truths Grounded Leaders Tell Themselves Each Day

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When no one is around, I can vouch for the fact that leaders do talk to themselves. During those conversations with ourselves, we may be assessing an issue, thinking of a solution or seeing how a response should …

Motivation

Why people get nostalgic

If you ever find yourself wishing you could go back in time, that's nostalgia: It's what Don Draper called "the pain from an old wound: ... a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone."<p>Now, science can explain why you get it — and whether that's a good or a bad thing.

Mad Men

10 web design trends that ruled 2015

Another practical trend popularized by the mobile movement, card layouts display a wealth of content in a clean, organized manner attuned to browsing. Each individual card contains all the relevant information a user needs to know, usually:<p>Enticing image<br>• Title<br>• Description (or relevant tags)<br>• Control …

UI Design

16 Things to Do Now to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

What will your 2016 bring? Will you start with resolutions but end up with more of the same? Or will this be the year that you bring out your best …

Theodore Roosevelt

15 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Business

Starting a business is exciting—and scary.<p>I’ve started more businesses than I’d care to admit. In my experience, it’s a bit like driving through a …

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

<b>January</b><p>Let’s face it: January’s notoriously bad for movies. Maybe curl up with a book instead?<p><b>February</b><p>Feb. 5: <i>Hail Caesar!</i><p>The Coen brothers’ next …

Investors Love It When You Use This Writing Trick

Your Executive Summary must immediately answer the question that's uppermost in your investors' minds.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that investors want to see a business plan before they invest money in a startup.<p>Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs wrongly believe the primary purpose of the business plan …

Small Business

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

Happiness

17 Luxury Sneaker Brands Worth Spending Your Money On

Don't let the price tag fool you: not all high-end sneakers are built alike.<p>High-end sneakers may be as ubiquitous as selvedge denim these days, but more variety means it's even harder for the cream to rise to the top. Designers like Rick Owens, Raf Simons, and Yohji Yamamoto have long embraced the …

Shoes

Amazon's Tablets Are Getting a Killer New Feature

Do you often find yourself curled up in bed at night, reading a good book on your Amazon tablet? Then you’ll love the company’s latest …

3 Signs Your Workout Is Too Easy

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When we drag ourselves out of bed for a workout, there's one goal we all have in common: Get the most out of it. Unfortunately, research shows we're not great at judging how hard we're pushing ourselves during our sweat sessions. In fact, when …

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016

From Mark Cuban to Russell Simmons, Inc.'s most popular videos of 2015 will give you the tips and inspiration you need right now.<p>As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've …

Entrepreneurship

16-year-old inventor launches new smartphone lens

The young entrepreneur has sold 4,000 Magnibands and is hoping for a Christmas 'surge' in orders<p>Toby Liew, a 16-year-old A-level student from Gillingham, Kent, has created a macro lens that fits on most available smartphone models, which he hopes will become the next consumer technology "it" gadget.<p>…

Startups

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Trust Your Gut

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Self-improvement

Why Women Love Bad Boys—and How to Be One

You're polite. Thoughtful. Considerate. And boring! But your rough side might rub her the right way<p>You know a rebel when you see one. And so does she.<p>In a recent Australian study, researchers discovered that men who ignore rules are more desirable to women.<p>“Nonconformity suggests qualities that …

Relationships

How to Raise Your Kids So They’ll Grow Into Your Friends

Lisa and I have two married, adult daughters, Anna, 29 and Alex, 27, and we consider them and their husbands some of our closest friends.<p>But we know …

6 Life Changing Tips To Stay Motivated

In order to truly become great and make our dreams into realities we have to cultivate superior levels of consistent motivation. This type of …

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