Mo OLeary

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7 Secrets of People Who Bring Their Lunch to Work Every Day

Here's how to become the type of person who packs a lunch.<p>You probably have at least one coworker who, day after day, whips out a colorful Mason-jar …

Healthy Eating

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Exit Interview

A series of conversations about being fired, retired, aged out, and laid off<p>For years, Edith Gondwe, a lawyer and human-resources manager, clocked in 12 to 14 hours a day at top-tier law firms. She shattered records recruiting talent and developing firm leadership—but she also had to terminate …

Employment

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Infographics

'Shark Tank' Judge Daymond John Points Out One of the Most Common Mistakes an Entrepreneur Can Make

"Because you had that money, that’s why you made the mistakes," John said during the most recent episode of the show.<p>Money isn't everything, even on <i>Shark Tank</i>. That's what entrepreneur Pier Paolo Visconti learned when he presented his Elliptical Stroller to the celebrity investors.<p>After a holiday …

Entrepreneurship

I spent a year and a half being a productivity machine — until I realized I'd been missing the point all along

Three years ago I set out to create my first blog. It was a lifestyle blog (I had about as much creativity as a bag of rocks back then) that was going to change the lives of millions and make me rich in the process. I knew that all I had to do was write consistently and not give up.<p>In my mind, …

Graphic design startup Canva just turned into a unicorn

Canva, the graphic design startup that lets users design fly flyers on the fly, has just turned into a unicorn. <b>The company said today it raised $40 million in its latest funding round, and is now valued at $1 billion</b>.<p>Cofounded by CEO Melanie Perkins–one of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Most Creative People In …

Graphic Design

3 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Employees and Make Them Proud

It's good to be the boss. But what about the other roles in your company?<p>Most leaders are proud of their position and the company itself. After all, they've put in the time and effort and now find themselves in a position of leadership. All those fortunate enough to be in a position of management …

Employment

7 Essentials for Any 2018 Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital marketing strategy is crucial to most modern businesses. Is yours following these best practices?<p>In today's tech landscape, a solid digital marketing strategy has become the CMO's new bread and butter; the only question now is how to best serve it up. Your business's success depends on the …

Marketing

These 10 Home Design Trends Will Be Huge in 2018, According to Pinterest

1 of 10<p>The Trend: Resort-Inspired Style<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>The Trend: Mixed Metallics<p>3 of 10<p>The Trend: Terrazzo<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>The Trend: A …

Stephen Hawking Turns 76: How Has He Lived So Long With ALS?

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking turns 76 today (Jan. 8) — an age well beyond what he was expected to reach when he was diagnosed with the …

Medical Research

Half of all multivitamins don't do what they claim — here's how to pick the right one

Millions of us take multivitamins daily to make up for any nutritional shortfalls, but new research suggests that we may not be getting what we paid for. Fully 46 percent of the multivitamins tested by Consumer Lab failed to live up to their labels. Researchers tested 35 popular multivitamins for …

The Difference Between Speaking ‘Your Truth’ and ‘The Truth’

Oprah Winfrey’s hugely impressive rise illustrates the constructive possibilities of her mantra. Her biggest missteps reveal its limits.<p>On Monday, as Oprah Winfrey’s stirring acceptance speech at the Golden Globes secured a place in the national conversation, Byron Tau of <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

Oprah Winfrey

The Psychology of Inequality

Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor.<p>In 2016, the highest-paid employee of the State of California was Jim Mora, the head coach of U.C.L.A.’s football team. (He has since been fired.) That year, Mora pulled in $3.58 million. Coming in second, with a …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

Successful People Always Chase the Impossible -- Here's Why

Achieving perfection may never happen, but the attempt can lead to results you never imagined.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Vince Lombardi said it best:<p><i>“We will chase perfection, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch</i> …

Motivation

I'm a financial adviser managing $2.5 billion — here are the 7 most important things I can tell you about how tax reform will affect you

<i>Jordan Waxman is a financial adviser at HSW Advisors at HighTower in New York City. He manages over $2.5 billion in assets.</i><p>Tax reform is on the minds of individuals and businesses as we enter a new year. The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law December 22.<p>Below is …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stable dividend stocks will keep your retirement income humming along.<p>When looking for great long term dividend investment plays investors …

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

Mindfulness

Women are the stronger sex - and here's the scientific proof

Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped that a woman is like a tea bag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.<p>So the former first lady would most certainly have approved of a new study which suggests women, far from being the weaker sex, are much more likely to survive a …

Improving Ourselves to Death

What the self-help gurus and their critics reveal about our times.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Happy New Year, you! Now that the champagne has gone flat and the Christmas tree is off to be mulched, it’s time to turn your thoughts …

Rose Quartz

How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution

Use this 7-step template to make it happen. Dr. Marshall Goldsmith did it.<p>Best selling author and executive coach,Dr. Marshall Goldsmith just announced his pay-it-forward project, 100 Coaches, where one hundred leaders agreed to teach others what they know. <i>For free</i>.<p>Goldsmith came up with the idea …

Exponential Finance Conference

Mark Zuckerberg’s real campaign: Save Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg started 2017 scoffing at the idea of Russia election manipulation on Facebook, and looked like he was contemplating his own possible …

The Rise of the Alt-Right

Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2017, when the right-wing movement gained momentum<p><i>Every December,</i> The Atlantic <i>looks back on the previous year—to highlight not just the big moments, but the progression of big ideas. Below, the second of four installments on our political coverage looks at</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

Consumers were the biggest losers of 2017

American consumers took it on the chin in 2017, as regulations designed to protect them were weakened or eliminated by the administration of President Donald Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress.<p>“Not only has progress been halted on rules to ensure that consumers are treated more fairly in the …

consumeradvocates

We’re Not Friends, Just Peers (And Other Lessons From 2017 That Changed My Life)

If you’re just joining us, I’d suggest starting with 2015, then moving to 2016, so you get a feel for how my yearly reflections feel.<p>For 2017, I made …

Diversity

How Your Startup Can Quickly Hit $1 Million in Revenue

Learn from one early-stage technology company how they achieved $1 million in ARR in nine months<p>There's a magic number for early-stage technology startups: how quickly your company can achieve $1 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR). The importance of recurring revenue cannot be understated …

Startups

Licensing Makes It Harder to Go Where the Jobs Are

Want to relocate to another state to be a teacher or a plumber? Get ready to go back to school and pass another test.<p>The U.S. is a continent-wide single market with free movement across state lines. This has driven economic development since the 19th century. It encouraged mass production, national …

Where's Your Wallet? These 11 Work Tops on Amazon Are So Cute and All Under $17

We're ready for a wardrobe refresh, especially when it comes to work clothes. If you're looking to feel cute and put-together at the office, we rounded up our favorite tops that are perfect for work. They are all affordable, so you can stock up on a few. Take a look for yourself!

This 1 Tip Will Make Your Meetings Much More Effective (and It's Not That Hard at All)

Want better ideas and more fun at your next meeting? Try handing out paper and colored pencils.<p>I recently glanced down at the yellow pad of the senior executive sitting next to me at an off-site I was facilitating. The intricate pattern of squiggles, squares, circles and curlycues told me he was …

Doodling