Kristian Washington

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20 habits of frugal people

<b>It takes serious strategy to save serious money.</b><p>Unless you've won the lottery, acquiring wealth takes a lot of hard work. Not only do you have to put …

Sustainability

Read This List of Books to Succeed in Business and Life

If you want to get ahead in business and life, one of the best things you can do is adopt a habit of reading every day. Researchers consistently find that it's a good practice for health and longevity, not to mention the fact that business giants such as Elon Musk, Warren Buffet and Mark Cuban are …

University of Washington

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Startups

3 Investing Tips From Benjamin Graham That You Shouldn't Ignore

Here are three valuable pieces of wisdom from Warren Buffett's mentor.<p>Warren Buffett is the most quoted investor in the world -- and for good reason. …

Investing

How to Determine the Value of a Business

Determining the value of a business for sale is complex, and there are many ways a business can be valued. Some valuation methods work better for …

Small Business

10 Ways Successful People Push Through Adversity

Hard times happen. Getting past them is a mental game you can win.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all face adversity from time to time, but some of us are able to flourish when things get difficult, while others seem to struggle getting out of bed in the morning. …

Motivation

I Studied Mentally Strong People for 15 Years and Discovered They All Had This One Thing in Common

As a psychotherapist, I've always been interested in things like resilience, perseverance, and self-discipline. But after losing my mother, husband, and father-in-law in just a few short years, my interest in mental strength became personal. I set out on a quest to learn about mentally strong …

Self-help

Why small and boring plans will change your life

What if I gave you a mandate to think small? Like, really tiny. Eensy-weensy. Small, small, small. I know it’s counterintuitive. I know that …

10 inspirational quotes to make you feel better about not getting anything done today

I love getting things done. That’s why I spend several hours a day reading productivity articles. And when the day is done, I bookmark the ones I …

Motivation

An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

You’re Not a Garbage Person: And Other Pep Talks

Illustration by Lola N.Being a human can be the worst. We’re messy, we’re flawed, and we’re ever-changing works in progress who can’t stop making the …

Self-help

Take risks – the odds might be better than you think

As I look back over my early career, I wish I’d taken more risks. I wish I’d been a little braver in my choices, perhaps had more confidence in my …

Self-improvement

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

A CEO who sold his company for $365 million describes how one of the most humiliating moments of his life transformed his business into a huge success

When David Rusenko, founder of website building platform Weebly, debuted his product for the very first time before a crowd of nearly 1,000 people in 2006, he was met with a remarkably unfavorable response.<p>At an an early tech gathering led by a prominent tech CEO in New York, Rusenko was one among …

Entrepreneurship

4 Lessons in Failure That Taught Me How to Be Successful

When I made a decision to step away from my business, I had already failed in other business attempts. I was certain what I was doing in the world of SEO (helping other businesses grow) was going to take off. I had big plans and was more confident than ever.<p>I put everything into making my SEO …

The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

Your ability to follow instructions is not the secret to your success

Following the rules is no longer sufficient to succeed. The generally accepted theory or belief that applies to almost everything we do can’t …

How to 10X Your Learning From Others' Experiences

You can choose to learn all by yourself or learn from others experiences.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of …

The 4 Keys to Asking Better Questions

One of the best ways to learn and improve is by asking good questions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone asks for the keys to success, but few realize one of them is in the question itself. According to research conducted by Harvard Business School, the majority …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

If You Want Power and Opportunity, Work On Your Persuasion Skills

There is a difference between those who go it alone and those who use persuasion to find opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried to persuade someone to perform a task in your favor, you know about the power of persuasion. Persuasion can help you …

'The problem is the reader': Howard Jacobson says the novel is not dead

In the face of plummeting sales of literary fiction, the writer Howard Jacobson has declared that the novel is not dead: the problem is the modern reader, who apparently lacks the attention span to enjoy the intellectual challenge of reading.<p>In a speech, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s …

Books

'Anybody can do it': Couple who travel the world together and DON'T come from 'family money' reveal how they afford their incredible lifestyle (and take these envy-inducing photos)

The rise of the 'Instagram couple' is well known - with pairs of lovers making considerable money travelling full-time and uploading jaw dropping …

This 27-year-old Saved $80,000 in 3 Years to Take a Mini-retirement and Travel the World

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>For Kyle Stimpson and his partner Lauren, opting for a mini-retirement over an early …

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

Tell me what you did today, and I’ll tell you who you are

You live your life in 24 hour periods. How you use those 24 hour periods determines who you become and how successful you’ll be.<p>If you learn to …

Don't Let Your Mistakes Get You Down. Adopt Ray Dalio's Mentality Instead

Making big mistakes are tough to the ego. They can be deflating. Don't let them go to waste.<p>On the path to being a top performer at your craft, experiencing failure and numerous blockades of resistance is an inevitability. Often times, the failure that appears is unexpected, wipes away your …

This Woman Saved $100,000 in 3.5 Years on a $54,000 Salary. Here's How

Her philosophies can apply to everyone.<p>After graduating from college in 2004, Bola Sokunbi challenged herself to save as much as possible. She had …

The daily routine of 20 famous writers (and how you can use them to succeed)

Several years just flew by and there’s even fewer days left to live for — does it feel like you’re falling further and further behind your …

Stephen King