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23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

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 …

15 Productivity Tools Successful People Use to Work Less

We’ve all heard the old phrase coined by Benjamin Franklin, “time is money.”<p>What Ben Franklin was getting at is that time is a highly valuable …

3 Brain Hacks For Becoming An Eloquent Public Speaker

No matter what industry we work in, we can all benefit from being more eloquent public speakers. It’s important to always look to improve our …

Public Speaking

Why I Eat the Same Meals and use Evernote for Everything

Spring is a good time to embrace minimalism. Though really, any time is a good time.<p>Because when we do not actively clear life of clutter, we can …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

Work Less and Do More by Applying the Pareto Principle to Your Task List

The Pareto Principle says that in most situations roughly 80% of effects come from only 20% of the causes. We can use the Pareto Principle to better …

Time Management

6 Common Barriers to Happiness and Productivity for Men

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we think about productivity and efficiency, we often overlook a necessary precursor: Happiness. Not only are happy employees 12 percent more productive, depressed mood kills motivation, energy, and focus. For those of us who have …

Mental Health

The Most Effective Ways Beginners Can Use to Build Muscle.

Men who want to start building muscle should know the right steps to take to get the results they want. Building muscle takes time, and men should …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Have you ever thought that your day could go better if you only knew how to start it? Beginning the day on the right foot usually means the …

Time Management

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

Happiness

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

How to Be Happy When Others Are Draining You

I've always been a pretty sensitive person.<p>I'm one of those people where if someone I'm living with comes home upset or stressed I'll know it the second they walk in the door -- even if I never even saw them. If the people I'm coming to visit are upset or depressed, I will know the second I walk in …

5 Tips to Supercharge Action and Personal Improvement

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Talk is cheap. You probably already intuitively know the ones who talk the most about how busy they are are actually wasting time complaining.<p>Are you among the big talkers? Hopefully not, but you may inadvertently find yourself amongst …

Time Management

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Self-improvement

3 Great Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking doesn't have to drain the life out of you. Try these tips and you might actually enjoy it.<p>Your heart sinks. You want nothing more than to run back to your room.<p>What happened? Did you humiliate yourself? Did you realize you're wearing mismatched shoes? No, you just walked into a room full …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Gregarious

Got A Spare Android Phone Or Tablet? Perch Turns It Into A Home Security Camera

Right now there are three Android phones and four Android tablets within arm's reach of my desk, and another half dozen or so in my closet. (It's OK, …

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?<p>I’ve collected the …

10 Tricks to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

12 Sure Signs You Shouldn’t Trust a Business Partner or Vendor

When working with an outside company, there are only so many factors you can control. But based on their behavior, you should know when it’s time to …

Small Business