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10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

Why You Should Never Give Up On Someone You Love, Even When It's Hard

Relationships these days give a new definition to ‘forever’, it now usually seem to last from few weeks to few months. Today ‘I love you forever’ and …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

How to turn your life around before the end of 2016

June is a particularly productive time for me to work on my dreams. Here in Australia it’s winter. It’s hard to get up in the mornings when it’s …

Motivation

Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence -- Changing Your Parenting Life Style

Why do children do what they do? What's on their minds? How can parents know their child's inner world?<p>Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?" Even little things can throw you.<p>Your three-year-old lies …

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you’d cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes …

Self-improvement

5 easy ways to plan your day to make more money

If you're self-employed or your pay depends on your productivity, it's important to consider how you're currently planning your day and what you should do differently.<p>Having freedom in your schedule is a beautiful thing, but it can also be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have superior …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Follow the 70-20-10 Model to Train Your Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s rapidly evolving workplace requires employees to constantly upgrade their skills. They must be equipped to find knowledge quickly, be proficient with technology and be able to interact and collaborate using a variety of …

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List | Inc.com

<i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to be very direct. I've …

Study: Cohabitation Before Marriage Is Officially the New Normal

For most adults in America, it looks like cohabitation is now a standard compatibility test for marriage. Two-thirds of adults in America are OK with …

The 3 Mistakes That Almost Killed My Marriage

Confessions from a (now) happily married man.<p><i>This article was written by Jeff Forte and provided by our partners at</i> YourTango<i>.</i><p>When I first met my wife, the chemistry and connection was off the charts.<p>Then, shortly after we got married, we began arguing more and more. At times, it seemed like we …

Repairs

5 Tips for Working With Your Spouse -- and Making It Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economic climate and competitive job market, it’s common to hear someone dedicated to their career say they are “married to their work. However, there has been a recent upward trend in couples who actually fuse their marriage</i> …

My Best Relationship Advice: Safety Enables Adventure

<i>We are designed to take care of one another.</i> Simon Sinek<p>When I started dating my husband, one of the things he asked me on a long beach walk was what I wanted most in life. It was that early stage of getting to know each other when you might make something up to sound intriguing, but I took a risk. …

How Billionaires Like Steve Jobs Stay Productive

Are you looking for ways to manage your time more effectively? How about tricks to make you a more productive individual? Take a couple of cues from …

Introverts Can Lead: 4 Steps to Developing the Charisma to Be a Super Manager

Shy, retiring, socially inept -- these are some of the stereotypes that plague introverts.<p>If you are looking to promote someone in your office, don't let a reserved demeanor take someone out of the running. And if you are a card-carrying introvert who has a time limit for big parties or is drained …

10 Ways to Maximize Your Professional Development | Inc.com

If you are reading this article, then you are ahead of most when it comes to furthering your business and leadership knowledge. Great leaders are great learners. Many businesspeople scoff at leadership advice, thinking that no article or book - or even a training class - is a good substitute for …

Leadership

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

Scientists have discovered exactly 237 reasons people have sex

Psychologists Cindy Messon and David Buss didn't think that was very realistic.<p>So they gathered 444 people between 17 and 52 years old and asked them to list as many reasons they could think of why they or people they knew had chosen to have sex.<p>Then Messon and Buss went through the 715 responses, …

Think big, spend little: Securing brand exposure for small businesses

Greenlid Envirosciences did not have the money for a flashy advertising campaign. So it made one that intentionally looked cheap.<p>After a successful appearance on CBC's <i>Dragon's Den</i>, Greenlid's "compostable compost bin" is sold at established retailers such as Home Hardware, but it still has only a …

Splitting Chores Is Good for Your Sex Life, Says Science

Who ever said household chores couldn't be sexy? According to a new study coming out in <i>The Journal of Marriage and Family</i>, they can be when you share them.<p>The researchers compared two surveys that asked married couples how they divided household labor and how often they got it on: the Marital and …

4 Steps to a Better Relationship

<i>"Can a person really change?"</i><p>This is a question I hear a lot when people talk about their relationship struggles. They wonder if their partner will …

Want to build an Android app? Google and Udacity launch Android Basics Nanodegree

Wish you could create Android apps for yourself? Google and Udacity have partnered up to introduce a new course that will teach you the basics of …

Android News

The 1 Thing That Will Get People to Listen to You Instantly | Inc.com

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts dole out advice on how to improve our communication skills. After all, good communication is the linchpin of every relationship.<p>In today's …

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success | Inc.com

All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a relationship. It can keep us stuck where we are.<p>If <b>fear</b> is keeping you from being who you want …

Self-improvement

Dos and don'ts of writing a business plan

<i>By Tom Chalmers</i><p>An idea without a strong business plan has little chance of getting an investment. As a result, getting the business plan right is an essential task for any entrepreneur looking for funding. The last business plan I wrote was 11 years ago when I started my first business, and since …

Go SWOT Yourself: Taking an Objective Look at Your Leadership Style

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re living in an age that celebrates technological innovation, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of it. The leaders of Silicon Valley have star power that rivals -- and in some cases, even outshines -- that of their companies. Just …

Retirement Planning In Your 40s

Many people begin to seriously think about planning for retirement when they're in their 40s. Hopefully most people are saving a decent amount of …

Retirement

7 Creative Strategies for Marketing Your Startup on a Tight Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Boostrapping builds character. There are endless ways to finance your ideas, but there’s nothing like marketing a startup with a modest budget to encourage innovation. Limited funds give you an excuse to flex your creative muscle and …