Kevin Buchanan

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8 Actions You Can Take to Be Happier at Work Without Changing Jobs

Tidying up your perspective and habits goes a long way toward preventing the stresses that plague modern life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless where you choose to work there will always be ups and downs. Sometimes the unfortunate happens, and that's okay. The …

UC Berkeley

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Successful Leaders Do Any of These 4 Things Daily

If you follow these practices, expect a steady rise to the top.<p>Whenever I deliver keynotes on leadership topics, I make sure to touch on the most important aspect that a leader needs to become truly exceptional: valuing his or her people.<p>If that has triggered your own thinking about whether your …

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them

A great employee is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have.<p>Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most …

7 Tips for Getting More Sales Meetings With Prospects

Establish yourself as an expert, and consumers will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The concept is simple -- more meetings equals more sales, which equals more income. Most salespeople understand the importance of setting meetings in order to crush their sales …

Trends

The Ultimate Wellness Reading List: 11 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

<i>Claire Fountain—celebrity yoga teacher, personal trainer, and wellness expert—founded #TrillYoga with her unorthodox approach to break stigmas and</i> …

5 Essentials to Writing Cold Emails That Convert Prospective Clients

Successful freelancers know how to make a pitch that stands out from the crowd.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like it or not, there's both an art and science to writing cold emails that convert into new clients for your freelance business.<p><b>You want to land a high-value</b> …

Employment

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Productivity

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 …

Self-improvement

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

10 Actions All Successful Leaders Avoid to Maximize Efficiency

Lead by example, not empty words<p>The energy you bring to each moment is your most valuable asset, because it empowers you to make the most out of your time. Knowing that your time on earth is limited, but being unaware of how much time you have, places much more value on being able to discern the …

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

The 5 Most Powerful Sales Techniques

Here are five simple yet incredibly powerful sales techniques that are responsible for over $1 billion in sales.<p>At business conferences I speak at, I often get asked, "<i>If you had just five techniques you could use to improve a sales process, what five techniques would you use more than any …

Asking your employees these 5 simple questions will make them never want to leave you

If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are getting fresh insight into improving the work environment or their own leadership skills to retain those valued employees — today — not after they have emotionally disconnected and stopped caring.<p>Fair warning: Stay interviews …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Self-improvement

A 10-Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do with Minimal Space

It's a Thursday at 8 P.M. and you really don't want to drag yourself to the gym, so you decide to try one of the many cardio workouts you've …

Exercise

Do This 10-Minute Yoga Routine After Every Workout To Get Crazy Flexible

It'll help you relax, too.<p>Think of your workout as a meal. Your warm-up is your appetizer, the actual sweat session is your entree, and your cooldown is—wait... cooldown? "Most people skip stretching because they don't think it's important," says John Porcari, Ph.D., an exercise and sports science …

For Beginners and Pros

Stock photography can be a great revenue generating sideline to your photography business portfolio. If you can break into a few of these stock and …

The One Thing You Should Do Before Holding Your Next Meeting

Defining the desired outcome ahead of time can help make your meetings more enjoyable.<p><i>By Mamie Kanfer Stewart, founder and CEO of Meeteor.</i><p>Is your day filled with meetings that result in wasted time? Creating a thoughtful agenda is the optimal way to set your meetings on the right path. But …

5 places you can educate yourself online for free

According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is associated with flexibility, innovation, and joy.<p>Equally as compelling, continued learning has been shown to protect your …

Albert Einstein

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

Business Strategy

Teach Your Kid to Code, Here's How

<i>What"s some advice for parents whose children are interested in learning to program? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>Give …

Quora

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success

Forget all the other acronyms and theoretical business quadrants. All you need for startup success are these four S's.<p>Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or …

Starting from Scratch: How to Approach Cold Calling for New Businesses

Have you ever considered the wisdom of initially going after prospects who have little chance of being interested in your product?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any new business owner is full of doubts, if not about the financial situation of the company, then at least …

Cold Calling

How to Create Video Content Without Being on Camera

Try something new in 2017 and add video content to your marketing strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Try something new in 2017 and add video content to your marketing strategy. As an entrepreneur, you are always looking for a way to get ahead of the competition. …

Videography

Harvard Graduate School of Education Collection (DASH) | Harvard Online Learning Portal

Introduction<p>The Harvard Graduate School of Education Collection contains nearly 300 scholarly articles and dissertations available freely to readers …

Higher Education

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

13 tips to save up to $1,000 in 30 days or less

He accompanied the challenge with a wealth of tips on his blog — from how to negotiate your car insurance to saving money while eating out — to help people achieve their savings goals.<p>We sifted through Sethi's advice and chose 13 of our favorites.<p>If you aren't up for an intense week, you can use …

Personal Finance

I spent 2 weeks using only cash — here's how 14 days changed the way I'll spend forever

I decided to implement one of these strategies — the cash-only diet — for two weeks and test its effectiveness.<p>The cash-only diet is as simple as it sounds: You ditch the plastic, determine how much money to withdraw for a certain amount of time, and buy things only with the cash you allocated for …

Personal Finance

34 Educational Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

When you’re ready to launch a startup, the name of the game is research. You need to tap every resource you can to learn the ins and outs of …

Pre-Workout Foods

The Best<p>We've covered what you should eat after working out. But what about beforehand? You need to fuel up properly, because exercising on an empty …