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I interviewed over 300 highly successful people about their morning routines — here are 5 things they do to have a focused and productive day, every day

Whenever you see a headline like this, there's a good chance you become immediately skeptical — and rightly so. What can this guy (who you've never heard of, as it happens) tell you about your morning routine that you don't already know, or haven't already read elsewhere?<p>It's a good question, and I …

Time Management

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

Branding Your Business On a Budget

Every business needs to have an identity, so that customers know and remember what the business is about. The process of creating and communicating …

Marketing

7 Tips to Increase Odds of Tech Startup Success | Inc.com

<i>Dan Hogan is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i><i>member</i> <i>from Nashville and founder of Medalogix, offering analytics-based health optimization solutions to home health providers. As the non-tech-experienced leader of a technology-based company, we asked Dan to share what he wishes he knew as a</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How To Increase Female Entrepreneurship

<b>Published Date:</b> 2017-08-01 14:33:05 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Equality, Human Capital & Careers, Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Strategy <b><br>Title:</b> How To Increase …

Entrepreneurship

Turning an idea into a viable business

Entrepreneur Nonny Mathildaseti’s business, Nonny’s Bakery and Café, runs from a shipping container in Masiphumelele, Cape Town. Photo: EPABen …

Small Business

Female entrepreneurs leading work revolution as creative businesses snub 9-to-5 routine

Female entrepreneurs are leading a revolution in the world of work as an upsurge in small creative businesses has seen more people than ever shun the …

New book argues U.S. companies are leaving workers behind

The western work force is in tumult, upset over stagnant wages, a loss of status, and the roiling of their accustomed world. Politicians like Donald …

Economics

The Mad-Genius Paradox: Creativity Could Be Tied To Both Sanity And Madness

Researchers love to argue about whether there’s a link between creativity and mental illness. What if both camps are right?<p>You can probably recite, off the top of your head, at least a few creative geniuses who seemed out of their mind. We used Sylvia Plath, Vincent Van Gogh, and Michael Jackson as …

How to win the SEO game when you don't have time to play it

SEO — or search engine optimization — is, like many things, too often taken for granted. The subtle nuances of SEO are often ignored with businesses all over the world incorrectly choosing to ignore SEO opportunities on a regular basis.<p>All too often, you see companies do a number of offline …

Fashion Week

3 Little Things You Should Do Every Day Before Noon

<i>A good morning, and thus a good day, aren’t just experiences that magically happen—they are created consciously.</i>Most of us—of all ages and …

Productivity

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Work Day (Infographic)

These last few minutes can help you re-energize and prep for tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last 10 minutes of your day can also be the most crucial. It’s a time where you can prep for the next day, organize your workspace, sign out of email and reflect on …

Seven-day diabetes meal plan: Options for healthful eating

Managing blood sugar levels is the key to living well with diabetes and avoiding some of the more severe health problems it can cause. This means …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

What Is Personalization in Marketing?

<b>How a personal touch can make all the difference.</b><p><b>Introduction</b><p>“Remember that a person’s name is, to that person, the sweetest and most important sound …

5 Ways to Learn Faster

To become a high performer, you have to learn faster. How do you do that?<p>Let me tell you first what <i>not</i> to do, because a lot of people just jump in …

How To Lead A Healthier, Happier Workforce

Employee wellness isn’t simple, and it’s not a one-step process. Employee wellness is complicated because of all the factors that contribute to health and wellness. While providing fresh fruit in place of donuts for a morning team meeting is a step in the right direction, it doesn’t even begin to …

Mental Health

When You Should Quit Your Job Without Having Another One Lined Up

People hate to resign without another job lined up. Not just because employers prefer to hire people who are working, but also because it feels like failure. It seems as if you “couldn’t take it.” But there are times when it is very important to just let go.<p>Here’s a personal example: My boyfriend …

Employment

15 Qualities of the Perfect Employee | Inc.com

In today's global business environment, hiring (and keeping) the right employee is one of the most difficult jobs a manager has. Often leaders focus on the skill sets needed to get a job done right and overlook basic skills and personality traits critical to being a valued and productive team …

Employment

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career | Inc.com

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more egregious examples, such as when Yelp employee Talia Jane became an Internet sensation last month for writing a blistering post …

Leadership

What We Learned About Management in 2016, in 19 Charts

The 1% and the Asian middle class have gained the most from globalization. The U.S. lower middle class, not so much.<p>In many cases, Millennials and Baby Boomers want the same things out of a new job. And Boomers are slightly more likely to want to work somewhere fun.<p>People who are both in demand by …

Ten Apps That Will Improve Your Marketing Team's Productivity In 2017

More and more CMOs are finding themselves overwhelmed by the mounting responsibilities they have to tackle every day. However, though the modern world generates a lot of stress, it also provides relief. Technology, when correctly used, can help alleviate some of the burden of responsibilities.<p>If …

Apps

How to Come Up with Great Blog Post Ideas Consistently

If you’ve been following our blog for some time now, you should know that content marketing is a powerful way to market your company online. It’s a …

Marketing

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions | Inc.com

With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of intentions, we're only human, and everyone …

Motivation

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new book, “Designing …

Prototypes

How Starbucks’s Culture Brings Its Strategy to Life

In most organizations, culture and strategy tend to be discussed in separate conversations. Executives know that culture is important and that a negative culture can hurt company performance, but they often don’t know what to do about it. Or they attempt to improve the situation by launching a …

The most important stories in advertising, December 29

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Adnan Abidi/Reuters<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. The boss of Japan's biggest ad company is stepping down after an overworked employee killed herself.</b> Tadashi Ishii, the president and CEO of Dentsu, said he was …

S.I.P Kiya kya boosts DHFL Pramerica Mutual Funds proposition

Declining in traditional ways, businesses have now actively moved on to the digital world.

Investing

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …