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How Much Has Our Perception Of Great Leadership Shifted Over The Past Decade And What Has Changed?

So much has been written in countless books, articles and research studies about “great leadership” today – what it is and what’s required for individuals to become stand-out leaders who catalyze positive change within people and organizations.<p>One question I’ve wondered about in reviewing today’s …

Organization Tricks: 14 Steps to the Bedroom of Your Dreams

Important documents and files stacked around your bedroom keep you from enjoying the room as a place of rest. Instead, organize your files in a chest -- you can easily access them, but they're out of sight, out of mind.

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12 books on every aspect of launching and running a business

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Firas Kittaneh, Entrepreneur<p>To expand …

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

Self-improvement

The Best Indie Movies On Netflix Right Now

If your teenage dreams included staying up to watch Sundance, and if your favorite “popular” movies come from Fox Searchlight, you’re going to love this list. You know you don’t need a $100 million budget to make an excellent film, and the acting chops in indie movies are second-to-none. The range …

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a seven-figure business online was improbable 10 or even just five years ago, but as technology improves globally, there are more seven-figure earners than ever before. The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 …

Entrepreneurship

How to Design a Backyard Forest Garden - Organic Gardening

-Advertisement-<p>Learn how to design a lush forest garden right in your backyard with seven layers of vegetation including tall trees, low trees, …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Graphic Design

The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different direction, …

Stocks

Is Something Lost When We Use Mindfulness as a Productivity Tool?

I came to mindfulness as a healing practice after overcoming an addiction to Adderall during my junior year of college. I found myself in this situation because I thought that using Adderall to help me focus was no big deal — an attitude shared by 81% of students nationwide.<p>Adderall simply seemed …

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

Web Design

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Google Analytics

15 Popular Free Logo Fonts for Designers

Logo gives face to your work or brand, organization. Choosing the perfect one thus becomes essential. Fonts are the presentation of your work. …

Typography

Ten lessons in building a business and selling it for over $50 million: Ryan Trainor

“Have a crack and back yourself,” says serial entrepreneur and <i>BRW</i> Rich Lister Ryan Trainor.<p>Trainor sold his education business Franklyn Scholar to …

The 24 best colleges for future entrepreneurs

In The Princeton Review's 2014 college rankings, it named the top 24 entrepreneurial programs in the country.<p>To compile the list, The Princeton Review relied on institutional data provided by each of the colleges included in its ranking of the top schools in the country.<p>Read on to see which schools …

College & University

26 habits of exceptionally successful people, according to a journalist who studied 500 millionaires

Self-made industrialist Andrew Carnegie was the wealthiest man on the planet in the early 20th century and was a student of what it takes to achieve greatness. In 1908, he met with the journalist Napoleon Hill and decided that Hill would be the vehicle for sharing his strategies with the …

Self-improvement

Here's Why The Eight-Hour Workday Is An Outdated Concept

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

#Vanlife: The Wanderlust-Inducing Lifestyle of Roaming Across the Country in a Home-on-Wheels

What is #vanlife? For some, it's just a hashtag on Instagram, but for others, it's a philosophy, a way of life that says, “Home is where you park it.” For members of the #vanlife community, there is no greater pleasure than driving down empty roads in their home-on-wheels, sleeping under the stars, …

Documentaries

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

These 2 editing strategies help cure my blindness to dumb writing mistakes

My least favorite part about writing is how blind I can get.<p>The more time I spend with a piece, the harder it is to see the words with fresh eyes. I miss mistakes that would be obvious to anyone — except me.<p>The psychological research on concentration suggests so-called "disfluency" promotes deeper …

Text-To-Speech

The 10 Lessons I Learned in More Than 10 Years as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are plenty of articles online these days focused on helping entrepreneurs make it big quickly. This has caused founders to stop focusing on building a sustainable business brick by brick and instead have their sights on becoming a …

Entrepreneurship

9 Excellent Everyday Carry Flashlights

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. You can find last year’s picks on Page 2.<p>A good EDC flashlight should have some, …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

CEOs

The future of typography in Web design

In modern Web design, we’re seeing five typographical trends emerging:<p>Extreme size (large and small)<br>• Superimposed on images<br>• Creative use of simple typefaces<br>• Custom typeface<br>• Artistic fonts<p>These styles are not mutually exclusive, and in fact are usually combined (as we’ll explain later).<p>In this article …

Typography

50 Popular Script Fonts For Your Project

Fonts are important to every designer and graphic developers. The designing of any personal or commercial purpose work requires fonts. Choosing …