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22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

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Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

When Proven Leaders Aren't Really Leaders...Or Proven

Leading people for less than two years and leaving isn't a proven leader.<p>I recently read a profile on LinkedIn, and in the opening sentence it stated "Proven leader." I scrolled their profile, and since 2006 they haven't had a job longer than two years. Their role from 2000-2006 was staff-level. …

CEOs

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Listen to Successful Entrepreneurs Discuss Their First Attempts, Failures and Origin Stories

'Entrepreneur' magazine's Jason Feifer discusses first attempts and origin stories with Justin Klosky, Joelle Mertzel, Mario Armstrong and Do'sKristen Tomlan.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The beauty of entrepreneurship is that we are all figuring it out …

Entrepreneurship

Nine Great Lentil Soups to Choose From Recipe

I've written so many lentil soup recipes for this site (and for my books), that I remember telling myself to take a break for a while. So, while I …

Food Preservation

Learn How to Craft the Perfect Business Plan

Have you ever wanted to create your business? The process can be challenging, the learning curve daunting. Fortunately there is a resource for you: …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Understanding the Formatting of a Screenplay (and Why It All Matters)

Most filmmakers know scripts follow a very particular format, but do they know why they do?<p>Thanks to all of the low-cost/free screenwriting programs …

Writing

Oprah Winfrey tackles Trump divide in first 60 Minutes segment

Oprah Winfrey examined a polarized nation through the eyes of 14 Americans from diverse backgrounds during her first <i>60 Minutes</i> segment as a special …

Homeopathic remedies are 'nonsense and risk significant harm' say 29 European scientific bodies

A scientific organisation intended to influence EU policy has called for tougher regulations of alternative medicine, branding homeopathy “nonsense” …

I stopped working at 34 and I'm convinced early retirement isn't about money — it's about lifestyle

<b>• The blogger behind Mr. Crazy Kicks saved and invested his way to early retirement at 34.</b><p><b>• He says there are two ways to get to early retirement faster: Increase income and decrease spending.</b><p><b>• The key is maximizing happiness per dollar.</b><p>The key to achieving financial independence is developing your …

Europe begins to appreciate the reality of Islamic terrorism

Not only are massive numbers of Muslims pouring into Europe, but their birth rates are considerably higher than those of the host population and …

Religion

5 Habits You Can Start Right Away to Build Unwavering Self-Discipline

Get rid of all distractions that stand in your way.<p><i>What are some good ways to build strong self-discipline? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic , Productivity hacker,</b> …

personalimprovement

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

Happiness

17 High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas For Weight Loss | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these …

The Scientific Reason You Should Add a Splash of Water to Your Whiskey

True whiskey experts have been telling fellow imbibers for years: add a bit of water to your whiskey. The claim is that by adding a touch of water …

Kristina Dropped 102 Pounds by "Doing Zero Exercise" in the First Year

Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change — so she did! Her weight-loss journey began in March 2014.<p>She …

Do You Encourage Your People to Break the Rules?

What does encouraging constructive nonconformity look like?<p>In this HBR article, Francesca Gino asserts that leaders should let workers rebel. Gino's simple position is that employee engagement is a big problem and encouraging workers to break the rules and be themselves would go a long way toward …

Leadership

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

Foo Fighters

An a cappella group just performed a Disney princess medley that'll give you goosebumps with its beauty

We definitely love Disney songs. And an a capella group named Voctave is taking our favorite Disney songs to a whole new level. The 11 member a …

Someone Finally Made a Gluten-Free Pizza That Won’t Flood Your Heart with Disappointment

Too often the pizza customized for those of us who must avoid gluten has a bland cracker crust that would put any pie aficionado off pizza for life. …

5 Common Mistakes You Probably Make When Networking

Are you breaking these unwritten rules?<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every good entrepreneur knows how important networking and relationships are in business. But, are you focusing on the right things when you network? Ivan Misner conducted a survey with …

Networking

These Are the Only 3 Websites You Should Use to Score Cheap Flights

As we near the end of summer, flight flash sales are becoming more frequent, but according to travel experts, you don't have to sign up to every …

What's the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring?

A coach and a mentor are different things, although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably. This can create confusion for everyone involved. …

Teaching

Training of Trainers: Communication Skills for Challenging Conversations

This event is no longer available and has been removed by the planner. To find out information about upcoming events, feel free to contact the …

Communication Skills

You Don't Want to Know How Germ-Ridden Your Kitchen Sponge Really Is

But we're going to tell you.<p>Given the sole purpose of kitchen sponges is to, you know, <i>absorb stuff</i>, we probably shouldn't be surprised by how …