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8 Things Energetic People Do Every Day

Twitter's CEO: How I Stay Focused Under Fire

Since Twitter's IPO, some analysts and investors have called for Dick Costolo's head. Here's how he stays focused on what really matters.<p>Dick Costolo doesn't have the air of a man who's barely hanging on. In recent months, a handful of investors and analysts have gone from speculating that Costolo …

CES

The Secret Ingredient for Succeeding at Content Marketing

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In recent months, the focus on content has become bigger and bolder than ever. As we move forward into 2015, that trend is not only going to hold true but become even more pronounced. In the past, companies have been told that …

Marketing

5 Steps to Boost the Skills That Will Help You Better Connect With People

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are you know less about emotional intelligence (EI) than you think, but for those on the leadership track, a better understanding of it can make all the difference.<p>Being emotionally intelligent generally means you are …

Leadership

Want Success? Check Your Business 'Energy.'

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people talk business, they usually want to discuss tangibles. Number-crunching rundowns trump conversations about energy. Reviews of administrative tasks supersede talk of intuition.<p>While some may easily dismiss any talk …

Employment

科技Startup創業懶人包

早幾年台灣興起一個詞彙, 叫做「懶人包」, 意思就是將所有相關的資料整理打包, 讓懶人不用在云云網海中搜尋相關資料, 一頁了然.<p>有時有朋友想搞Startup, 不知如何起步, 都會打電話給我問意見(剛巧我姐是律師, 我又自己開公司), 所以一直打算寫一篇「Startup懶人包」, …

Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Bill Gates, Edward Snowden, Larry Page, and the inventor of the World Wide Web converged on the year's hottest topics.<p>TEDGlobal 2014 kicked off this week in Rio de Janeiro with panels focusing on how ideas, both good and bad, spread across borders.<p>If you've yet to accumulate enough frequent-flier …

TED Talks

How To Do More In Your First Hour Of Work Than Most People Do All Day

Everyone wishes they could walk into work in the morning and own the day. Here’s six ways to make that daydream a reality.<p>There’s a simple way to get more done: You match your most important tasks to your most productive time. For many of us, mornings are it.<p>A recent survey done by Timeful, a …

Time Management

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique breed of people. While some people sit and fantasize about the glamor of being their own boss and creating their own business, those in the thick of business ownership understand that even considering …

Entrepreneurship

6 Simple Ways To Improve The Way You Speak

What’s the secret of all great communicators? It’s all in the delivery. Here’s how to enhance, tone, and take care of your speaking voice.<p>Business leaders pay a great deal of attention to communication. Mastering what you need to say and how you need to say it are important factors if you’re going …

7 Qualities of a Good Email

There are times when phone and face-to-face conversations are more efficient and productive, but in most cases, email is a near-perfect medium for communication--as long as it's used correctly. Here are the seven qualities of a successful email.<p>Email is an underestimated communication platform; …

Productivity

Is Goal Setting Missing From Your Daily Routine? (Infographic)

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people either love setting goals or hate them, but is the process even worth it? It turns out that completing goals that you set might bring you more energy, make you happier and even help you live longer, according to …

Goal Setting

5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have found range of factors that help do just that — and some of them are pretty weird.<p>Here are a few.<p>We usually think of reading as a totally visual exercise; after all, it's just your eyes scanning the page, right?<p>Not quite. Turns out that we …

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, time is especially precious. Every wasted minute is a lost opportunity for networking, growing the business, and of course making money.<p>There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How …

Entrepreneurship

10 Thoughts That Can Super-Motivate You

The true difference between success and failure is your ability to get and keep yourself motivated.<p>Whether you're an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, there's nothing more essential to success than keeping yourself motivated. Here are 10 thoughts that motivational guru Omar Periu …

Motivation

6 Simple Ways to Create Exceptional Habits

To achieve your big-picture goals, you'll need to define what you want and adjust how you go about getting it.<p>"<i>We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit</i>."--Aristotle<p>The best way to make long-lasting changes in the way you work or manage each day is by creating …

Healthy Eating

4 Simple Ways to Build Awesome New Work Habits

Just about everything you do now you could do even better. Here's how.<p>Want to build better work habits? Most people do, especially since studies have shown that more than 40 percent of the "decisions" we make every day aren't really decisions--they're habits.<p>That means we tend to simply do what …

Productivity

5 Reasons to Start a Business With Your Friends

Launching a company with friends has its risks, but when done right, it can optimize productivity and be incredibly rewarding.<p>Starting a business with your friends can be a risky proposition. If things don't go well, the relationships may not last or, at least, become incredibly strained.<p>At the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Avoid the Most Common Performance Killer

These slight positive shifts in your perception can make a huge impact on how successful you handle a task.<p>Have you ever been anxious about the outcome of a big project, job, or presentation? Often that nervousness feels unavoidable. How well we manage it can have significant implications on our …

Psychology