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Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make …

Time Management

Stanford Scientists Find That Finding Your Passion is Pretty Terrible Advice

A cliché but often-given piece of career advice can set us up to fail.<p>Everyone has an opinion about finding your passion. It's either the best piece of career advice you've ever heard or the worst.<p>Bill Gates is all for it. He discovered a passion for writing software as a kid and kept at it. Seemed …

Self-improvement

Thousands of Swedes Are Choosing to Have Microchips Inserted Into Their Bodies. Here's Why

So much faith in technology.<p>Thousands of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless credit cards, key cards and …

Singularity

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

accountabilitypartner

13 body language blunders that can make you look bad

Our bodies have a language of their own, and their words aren’t always kind. Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to …

Public Speaking

Why the Finns don’t want to be happy

Finland came out on top in the 2018 World Happiness Report, but what if the Finnish people don’t agree?<p>A ballet dancer leaves her purse on a park bench. She walks away, absent-mindedly leaving behind the little bag with her money and belongings in it. Fifteen minutes later, she realises it’s …

How to make the right decision: Ask this question

<i>Stuck making a decision?</i><p>You are not alone. Making decisions makes most people afraid. Even leaders fear the consequences of making the wrong call. …

Management

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

"Sometimes you just need to talk about something, not to get sympathy or help, but just to kill its power by allowing the truth of things to hit the air." ~Karen Salmansohn https://t.co/dglUzcKxG8

How to turn ideas into a cohesive written piece

A guide on executing your thoughts and ideas from a fellow word-vomit writer.<p>I am terrible at concisely explaining my thoughts. I never seem to know …

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following …

Time Management

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

<i>“Comparison is the thief of joy.” — Theodore Roosevelt</i><p>Who do you most frequently compare yourself to?<p>If you’re not sure, try this question: Who have …

Social Media

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

What You Should Know About Meditation

There are a number of different things that people can do to alter their states of consciousness, from practicing hypnosis to using psychoactive …

"Enjoying What You Do Makes Work-Life Balance Less Of An Issue"

Marshall Goldsmith, has recently launched his book titled ‘How Women Rise’. Around the sane lines, Marshall talks to Rajguru Tandon about women …

These 10 countries have the best career prospects for expat women

Around one in four women move abroad for work-related reasons, according to InterNations, the world's largest network for expats.<p>In its latest survey on expats' job satisfaction, the company interviewed around 7,000 working women living in 168 countries. Expats from 152 nationalities, including the …

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

7 Lessons in Self-Control We Can Learn From Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a strategy of calming the mind and the sense of being aware of what our mind is doing in the present moment (Epstein, 2018). Here are …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

How to (Finally) Stop Taking Things So Personally, According to a Psychotherapist

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Self-help

Mindfulness is just Buddhism sold to you by neoliberals

Mindfulness is big business, worth in excess of $1bn (£7.2m) in the US alone and linked – somewhat paradoxically – to an expanding range of must-have …

Mindfulness

How Do Olympians Deal With Nerves? 8 Things Mental Skills Coaches Train Them To Do

We all get nervous from time to time. But when your job is based on performing extreme feats of agility and strength in front of hundreds, thousands, …

6 Tips for Managing Your Anxiety From Olympic Sports Psychologists

If you’ve been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang this month, then you’ve recognized that these incredible athletes exhibit another …

Mindfulness

Everyday Mindfulness Exercises for Stress Relief

The practice of mindfulness can bring many benefits to your emotional and physical health, as well as to the relationships in your life. Mindfulness …

Mindfulness

Quieting Your Inner Critic

Each week this month, The Takeaway is partnering with the PRI podcast "The Science of Happiness" to look at ways to live a more joyful life. The methods come from UC Berkeley, where the Greater Good Science Center is developing research-based exercises that promote happiness, resilience, kindness, …

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

It's Time To Kill The Fantasy That Is Work-Life Balance

In an interview with CNN’s Christine Romans, Martha Stewart said work-life balance didn’t work for her. “It’s one of the most difficult things to do; that balance, which is so elusive to most of us. It didn’t work for me. I thought, ‘Oh, I can do it; I can do all of that.’ I had to sacrifice a …

Work-life Balance

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills