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I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Leadership

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

You can achieve wins in four domains of life at once–work, family, community, and self—following Friedman’s Total Leadership process. Learn how in this video slide deck. Download a customizable version here.

7 Simple Ways Working Parents Can Simultaneously Improve Their Careers, Their Families, and Themselves

There are three things that all working parents have in common: (1) a lack of time; (2) a feeling that we should be spending more time — at work, with our kids, at the gym, or engaged in any number of important activities that get squeezed when we have too much to do; and (3) an uneasy, guilty, …

Living Rooms

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon - Not All Flights are Created Equal

<b>A Cappadocia hot air balloon ride is probably the most famous place on earth soar above the landscape.</b><p>We had the best views with Royal Balloons<p>It's …

Snorkeling

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple)

Want to move forward? Work backwards.<p>Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going …

Time Management

7 Bedtime Habits of the Most Successful People

These tweaks to your night-time rituals can make the next day more productive.<p>Bedtime rituals can make or break your success.<p>The last few things you do before bed tend to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as they often determine how well and how much you …

Sleep

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Productivity

To Achieve Your Goals You Must Become Attractive On the Inside

15 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Half of this year is gone. Have you reached 50 percent of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful -- in any area of your life or career -- before 2016 comes to an end, the one thing you must to do is to become an …

Motivation

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

10 Habits Remarkable People Do Each Day

10 choices remarkable people make each day to enhance their lives and that can enhance yours.<p>Successful people make specific choices that enhance their day, making them more capable and productive. Not all of these choices are universal: Some successful people walk to work in order to think …

Success

Is this the best city for after-work adventure?

Cape Town's epic landscape has long been a draw for visitors, but business travellers are finding plenty of appeal in South Africa's 'Mother City'.<p>A Mediterranean climate, enviable work-life balance, views to die for and a location that means you go for a scuba dive or safari once your meetings …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

7 Simple Strategies to Help You Live Your Dream Life

Everybody wants the good life, but not everybody gets it. The difference between the people who get what they want from life and the people who don't comes down to one word -- motivation.<p>It takes motivation to work towards something most people won't achieve. It takes motivation to do the work day …

12 Hiking & Adventure Books Worth Reading

These Books Will Inspire You to Put Them Down and Get Outside<p>At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good …

10 Steps To Achieving The Life You Want In 2016

When we think of our lives, the years stretch out before us. It seems there will always be time.<p>But considering everything we want to do in areas such as career, family, friends, health and fitness, travel and our recreational pursuits, those years suddenly shrivel down to minutes, especially when …

Top 5 Productivity Tips From 2015

In the ever-elusive search for ways to get more work done faster, these ideas proved to be some of the most popular on our website.<p>As an entrepreneur, it doesn't matter how successful and profitable your company is--there are still days when you can feel like a failure for not getting enough work …

Time Management

How to grocery shop for one person

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly trip to his …

How to Apply Success From One Area of Your Life to Another (That Needs It)

In New York, people say you're always searching for one of three things: a new love interest, a better job, or a better apartment. But that idea …

5 Ways to Ensure Success & How to Push Yourself to Get There

There are a few specific things that you can do, which have high probability and high chance for success. The reason I say this, is that there are no …

Motivation

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness