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101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Here's everything you need to know about coffee at work

On National Coffee Day, it’s good to reflect how closely work and coffee go together. Heaven knows workers spend enough on it: an estimated average …

7 Simple Micro Habits for Success

“Motivation makes us start to move toward our goals, but it is our habits that determine if we reach them.”<p>Habits are the way we think, feel and …

Albert Einstein

Habits of Successful People

If you take a look at the world's most successful people, whether their millionaire investors, established entrepreneurs, or elite athletes chances are they have one major thing in common. Today's most successful individuals tend to be creatures of habit. These are the people that have found …

5 Simple But Effective Steps Motivated People Do To Overcome Frustration

On your journey to success you’re going to experience hardship and frustration; there will be times you’ll wonder if you’ve got what it takes to keep …

Motivation

10 Ways Smart People Start Conversations With Anyone

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

5 Steps To Lasting Life Changes and Personal Growth

You are going to do it this time, you are going to lose that weight, dust off your resume and get out of your soul sucking job, stop getting into …

5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead and succeeding we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.<p>One …

Self-improvement

Signs of a Successful Date - Ape to Gentleman

Once you’ve done all the leg work and finally secured that date everything seems to fall into place from there. You smell great and your hair is on …

4 Hacks to Eliminate Fear of Public Speaking

Calm your nerves for the big speech with these mind tricks.<p>With a few mind tricks, you can banish your fear of public speaking.<p>Our body responds to psychological stress in a similar way as physical stress, says Nancy Duarte, the CEO of presentation service Duarte Inc. That might manifest itself in …

How to Drink Whiskey | The Art of Manliness

While whiskey was first billed as a medicinal substance — aquavitae or “water of vitality” — it soon gained popularity and became one of the most …

21 Terms Every Whiskey Lover Should Know

The most important whisky jargon, from cooperage to small-batch, defined.<p><b>1. BEER</b><p>Whiskey is made from beer. Boring, sometimes weird beer, but beer nonetheless.<p><b>2. CASK STRENGTH</b><p>Whiskey bottled at the (high) proof at which it came out of the barrel. More expensive, ounce for ounce, but if you're …

Cultivate These 8 Habits to Achieve Peak Performance in Life and Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful requires much more than just your intelligence and talent. There are basic needs which have to be met to function at your peak. These basic needs are neglected by most, impairing their capacity to rise to those elusive …

Happiness

101 Proven Practices for Focus

<i>“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”</i> -- Zig Ziglar<p>Here is my collection of 101 Proven Practices …

Time Management

10 Old-Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Bring Back.

<b>6. Introduce your date to people</b><p>If you’re out on a date and you meet an old friend or person you know, and you stop for a few seconds to enjoy a …

Where to Meet Women | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber.</i><p>Who: Her.<p>What: Potentially a relationship.<p>Where: …um…<p>It’s that last question where most guys get …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

Top 10 Ways to Break Bad Habits

We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

9 Signs You Will Be Exceptionally Successful

Why are some people not just successful but incredibly successful? They don't focus primarily on money.<p>It's not that hard to be successful. But it is hard to be incredibly successful.<p>Yet we all hope to achieve exceptional success (something we all define differently--and <i>should</i> define …

How to Deal With Anxiety: Part 1

Breaking the cycle<p>Think about the times when anxiety hits. We resist the feeling with an emotion like frustration, sadness, or ironically, more …

5 Exercises to Boost Your Mental Strength

Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner—despite your circumstances. …

Self-help

50 best things Warren Buffett told investors over past 50 years

Slide 1 of 52<p>It’s been 50 years since Warren Buffett — a.k.a. the Oracle of Omaha — took control of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -0.90% BRK.B, -1.50% …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

Leadership

24 books you've probably never heard of that will change your life

"Classics" are classic for a reason, of course, and are certainly worth reading, but there's a wealth of knowledge to be gained from the titles that rarely appear on school reading lists.<p>Ryan Holiday , the author of " The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph ," is a …

Books

3 Strategies to Maximize Your Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time management is something many people struggle with. The secret to managing your time effectively is knowing what you want to do and when you will do it. This way, you stay proactive and in "execute" mode rather than reactive in "catch …

Time Management

7 Jump Rope Workouts To Blast Fat And Get Fit

<i>By A.C. Shilton for Men's Journal</i><p>Forget any association you had with jump ropes and gym class. The jump rope is a powerful workout tool. It builds cardio fitness, balance, agility and bone strength. It's also one of the best go-anywhere fitness accessories, fitting easily into even a crammed …

Climbing

The 5 Biggest Health Myths You Still Believe

Death erections, shaving shenanigans, and more BS even some doctors buy<p>How’s this for a farewell salute? If you buy the rumors, your penis stands at attention even as you’re laid to rest.<p>Some call it a “death erection.” And believe it or not, there <i>is</i> some truth surrounding the phenomenon. In her …

Health

5 Powerful Ways to Free Your Mind and Discover Greater Personal and Professional Success

My eldest son just recently left his job because he was terribly unhappy and unfulfilled. Since he has a family to support -- three of my grandchildren and a wife -- it felt to most of the family that leaving a well-paid job was professional suicide.<p><b>A Rough Go</b><p>My son had a rough go of it for the …

Meditation

How to Groom Like Bradley Cooper

You don't need an army of stylists to look as smooth and sleek as the "American Sniper" actor and Oscar nominee<p>Hollywood celebs make looking good look so easy—but they have hordes of assistants to prep them for the bright lights of the red carpet. For example, Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper rocked …