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'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

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Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

The 29 Least Inspirational Quotes of All Time

Why settle for snippets of wisdom when you can have it all crammed into a single list?<p>I admit to having posted more than a few "inspirational quote" lists. Since that column concept has been pretty much worked to death, here's a list of maxims that packs twice as much wisdom into half as many …

3 Simple Habits That Will Stop You From Procrastinating

We all feel guilty and stressed when we procrastinate. Here are scientific tips on how to never procrastinate again.<p>Admit it - you've procrastinated once or twice in your life. You might even be a habitual procrastinator.<p>You know what I'm talking about: Putting off a task when you know you should …

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

1. If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.<p>2. Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer …

5 Ways to Deal With the Really Negative People in Your Life

For some people, negativity is a way of life. Here's how to deal with that.<p>No matter how much people stress positive energy, there will always be those around us that seem to weigh us down with their negativity. For some, pessimism is a way a life.<p>Rather than growing frustrated with their …

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done

Here's how to work smart to get more done.<p>For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

This Is the No. 1 Soft Skill You Need to Develop

It can't be replaced by automation.<p>It's been heartening to see heightened interest in soft skills in response to rising automation and the shrinking half-life of hard or technical skills. I'm among those who believe soft skills and continuous learning will be what lift some careers while others …

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential

Brutal truths on why you keep getting in the way of your dreams.<p>You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need …

This technique will instantly make you the most productive person you know

Life is busy. We’re all constantly running a million miles an hour, trying to accomplish everything as if we were superheroes.<p>Whether you’re a …

Eight Steps to Christian Maturity

Church-movers are focused on making a difference in society — a real difference. We believe that if we move our church, we change the world. Why? …

20 Questions to Make Meaningful Connections

Focus on how you can start an engaging conversation<p>In a recent article, Marguerite Ward asked: if you looked at the co-worker sitting closest to you, would you be able to say what his or her favorite food or hobby is?<p>Research shows that having meaningful work relationships pays off and leads to …

Want to Reach Your Big Goals? Make Sure to Do These 8 Things

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>One of my favorite self-authored articles (if I may pat myself on the back for a minute, bear with me) remains the one about science explaining why a staggering 92 percent of people never actually achieve their goals. Oh, and …

21 Clever Mnemonic Devices That Will Help You Remember Almost Everything

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5 Habits Highly Organized People Don't Have

Nix these habits and spring-clean your life.<p>Part of the secret to success for a global business consultant is to be organized. Different countries, multiple time zones, and a myriad of clients and cultures mean it can be pretty easy to get mixed up and miss important appointments. And, admittedly, …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

3 Little-Known Hacks That Have a Huge Impact on Your Productivity

Want to be more productive? Then you need to know these secrets.<p>Ask yourself one question: If you could only work for an hour today, what would you do?<p>In other words, which tasks would be at the top of your priority list and which wouldn't make the cut? This is a question that I ask myself every …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p><b>Article featured: Inc., Time, Observer, Business.com, Life Hacker, &</b> …

5 Ways To Retrain Your Brain Into A Positive Powerhouse

If you've never taken the time to monitor your thoughts, go ahead and give it a try. It's estimated that your brain will produce approximately 70,000 …

4 Habits of Highly Profitable Entrepreneurs

Being profitable doesn't come easy, though from the outside, it may seem that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Being a profitable entrepreneur requires a …

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders

Effective leadership is the difference between mediocrity and greatness.<p>About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to …

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Better Your Life in One Month by Doing This for One Hour Each Day

Self-improvement is a goal we all share, but there are many paths to get there. Sometimes we make promises to ourselves to eat better, be more …

10 Shortcuts to an Organized Home

1 of 10<p>1. Keep Clothes Off the Floor<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>2. Keep Beds Made and Nightstands Clear<p>3 of 10<p>3. Make Your Mudroom Multitask<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

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15 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

Don't Diet<p>1 of 16<p>The <i>Men's Health</i> Diet isn't about eating less, it's about eating more—more nutrition-dense food to crowd out the empty calories and …