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This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

To be resilient, start by avoiding the word “happiness”

Happiness isn’t a country. You don’t get there and stay. It’s a fleeting space, a feeling that comes and goes, so focusing on <i>being</i> happy is just a distraction, according to some psychologists. Better to develop resilience, which is a characteristic that you can cultivate to improve the quality of …

Happiness

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has stuck to this simple yet powerful approach, and it's one all of us can take.<p>Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this …

Self-improvement

Coaching: The Best-Kept Secret to Growing as an Entrepreneur

A good coach can turn raw talent into refined expertise and refined talent into renowned success. But how do we bridge "the coaching gap"?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes, a change at the top can be the difference between a perennial loser and a …

Entrepreneurship

The 4-Step Process That Mentally Strong People Use to Make Quick Decisions

Become a better decision maker today by learning more about your own psychology.<p>Whether it's from fear, slow to take action or a multitude of other potential causes, indecision is the kryptonite to growth.<p>It's better to make a decision and it is the wrong one than to not make a decision for fear of …

Self-improvement

10 traits that enable you to become an exceptional leader

These are self-improvement investments anyone can make to build a foundation for great leadership<p>There are tens of thousands of books on the subject …

Angela Merkel

Steve Jobs Once Gave Some Brilliant Management Advice on Hiring Top People. Here It Is in 2 Sentences

Every boss in a hiring role should appreciate this simple yet profound advice from the former head of Apple.<p>Steve Jobs may have had an enormous ego as the head of Apple, but he understood his place in the information age when he famously quipped,<p>It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell …

Leadership

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today

Be honest with yourself about the directions you're taking in this world.<p>Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling …

Happiness

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Today to Be More Successful

Sometimes quitting is necessary to overall success. Here’s how to know when you should throw in the towel.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra …

Self-improvement

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

Leadership

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

How Elon Musk runs an efficient meeting — and you can, too

Elon Musk, billionaire, A.I.-doomsayer prophet, and the CEO of three companies, goes to a lot of important meetings. And according to a Quora post …

Jeff Bezos

What's a Leader to Do When Employees Are Still Disengaged (Despite Best Efforts)? These 3 Things

Employee disengagement has reached epidemic levels and many companies are responding--but with less than resounding results. Here's why.<p>They move slowly, shuffling feet, moaning, groaning, seeking to drain the life out of those around them.<p>Has the zombie apocalypse finally arrived?<p>Did your teenager …

Employee Engagement

How to Smoke Every Muscle In Your Body In Just 20 Minutes

These two routines from Aubrey Marcus will give you a total-body workout<p>As the founder and CEO of Onnit, a fast-growing company that specializes in supplements and unconventional fitness equipment (including a new Death Star slam ball), Aubrey Marcus doesn’t have hours to work up a sweat.<p>Though his …