Kate Bai

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A 'dream job' is a myth — here's what you should pursue instead

We millennials were told we can be anything we want. Unfortunately, that unlimited encouragement also can feel a lot like pressure.<p>We attach a sort of failure stigma to ourselves if we're not 100% in love with our jobs or doing everything in our power to turn our dreams into reality.<p>For the …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Interesting people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Here are the unique habits that draw people to them like ants to a picnic.<p>Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're …

Self-improvement

7 things the most successful people make time for in the morning

Life as a busy entrepreneur is a bumpy roller-coaster ride, to say the very least.<p>So how do successful people get through those crazy days?<p>It all starts with waking up mentally tough. Skills can only take you so far without the grit, determination, and mental willpower to tackle anything life …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Procrastination

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Inspiration from Alice Walker, Henry David Thoreau, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and More

<i>Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they</i> …

Short On Time: Managing Your Time More Effectively

Managing your time well is one of the hardest tricks in the book and the reality is, that if we were all doing a better job at it, issues like …

Time Management

One Life-Changing Question You Keep Forgetting to Ask Yourself

As Angel and I watched a rerun of the Academy Awards last night, we both noticed an obvious commonality between many of the speeches the winners on …

The Oscars

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

Mindfulness

The 7 Habits Of Highly Creative Photographers

<b>How creative can you become as a photographer?</b><p>Are you pushing your limits or not even close to reaching them? When I read Steven Covey’s Book “The 7 …

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has …

Emotional Intelligence

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Self-improvement

The 5 Most Common Regrets People Have At The End Of Life (As Witnessed By a Nurse)

We’re all going to die. It’s an inescapable fact of life.<p>But when we’re lying on our deathbed, wouldn’t it be great to look back and make peace with …

Three Ways To Stay On Track When Feeling Overwhelmed

Entrepreneurs are no strangers to the odd bout of existential terror. Usually, these period of stress and fear flair up only to die down rather quickly.<p>Sometimes, however, these stresses persist and can make you feel totally overwhelmed.<p>Fortunately, I have plenty of experience coping with the …

Entrepreneurship

The Dalai Lama reveals that he too gets angry, and here's what he does about it

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

Self-improvement

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

Are You Exceptionally Likable? 9 Reasons People Decide They Like You

More good news: possessing each of these qualities will also make you happier.<p>No one has enough friends. And if that's not reason enough to be likable, we tend to do business and build professional and relationships with people we like. We're instinctively drawn to people who are modest, agreeable, …

Self-improvement

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

The Lifelong Problem With Loneliness

The Republicans’ controversial effort to repeal the perhaps optimistically named Affordable Care Act because of rising premiums may be fatally …

Psychology