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5 Simple Things You Can Do Every Day to Be Super-organized

We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done long before they’re due, keep their homes and …

Here are the 10 best stocks in the S&P’s strongest sector

<i>Updated with Wednesday’s closing price information.</i><p>Over the past 10 years, for just about any period you look at, health care has been the strongest …

The solar-panel market is ready to heat up

The solar market hasn’t been doing so hot. But the market for solar panels could start heating up soon.<p>Falling prices for industrial commodities used …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Motivation

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips | Inc.com

I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of course) a time-tracking app for companies to use with …

Time Management

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

5 New Apps to Boost Your Productivity

We all have our tricks to get more done during the workday. We turn our IM to “do not disturb,” work from home, shut off our smartphones and doodle …

Apps

How to Ramp Up Team Productivity in Just 1 Day | Inc.com

Getting the biggest, most important things done for your organization requires incredible forethought, strategy and hard work. Oh...and people. You actually need a team of people to do pretty much anything that matters for your organization. Need more sales? It's a combination of salespeople, …

How Being More Average Can Increase Productivity

Dissecting the average daily grind can lead to more efficient workflows.<p>***<p>In our personal quest to achieve more with less, we often learn from two primary sources:<p><b>1.</b> Academic studies that reveal opportunities for higher output, like the ones that tell us we should work while standing up and that …

7 Productivity Hacks I Couldn't Live Without

<i>I've spent a lot of time as an entrepreneur, but these seven hacks are some of the best tricks I've found.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, productivity is absolutely indispensable. You have so many tasks, so many responsibilities, and so many people pulling you in different directions that a dip in …

Want to Be Smarter, More Productive, and Laugh More? 6 More Writers to Start Reading Today

You asked for it. Six more smart and inspiring writers to broaden your horizons.<p>Last month, I published a list of 10 writers I love. Their writing has made me sharper, increased my emotional intelligence, and made me laugh on a regular basis. (Who’s not up for a little more laughing?) The response …

How Millionaire Entrepreneurs Hack Their Sleep | Inc.com

<i>This article is part of a series on evening habits of successful entrepreneurs. To make the article more readable, we divided it into four parts: the cost of work addiction, habits to wind down from the day, self-care habits, and habits for winding down for sleep.</i><p>#3 Wind Down Before Sleep<p>You know …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It’s a question worth asking, since music has …

7 Habits You Should Learn From Successful People

Want to be successful and learn from people like Michael Jordan and Elon Musk? This article has you covered.

Success

How to function on only 4 hours of sleep

I don't have a multimillion-dollar company (yet), but I'm one of those CEOs who function on three to five hours of sleep.<p>No, there aren't any drugs involved, nor is there poor management (as far as I know). It's a variety of things.<p>First, reduce TV. You sleep much better, and do much more work, …

CEOs

Breaking Bad ... Habits: Beliefs That Stifle Personal Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The path to positive change is often spearheaded by a crisis. When everything feels like it is spinning out of control, you’re more likely to finally pay attention. And while no one wants to endure hardships, those times can be teaching …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

This Simple Technique Trains Your Brain to Conjure Your Best-Ever Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever tried to come up with an idea?<p>One stellar, or at least really good, idea?<p>Of course you have. You’re an entrepreneur. Ideas are your stock in trade.<p>When you said to yourself, “Hey self, we need a stellar, or at least a really …

The Power of Meditation: How Meditation Helps You Boost Your Productivity

Too much to do, but so little time. That’s the verse we’re all singing in these times.<p>The personal and professional demands on us are so high that …

Are Naps Good Or Bad For You? We'll Let You Sleep On It

Depending on how you're wired and your lifestyle, naps can be necessary for your body or a sign of poor health.<p>It's 2 p.m., and your eyes are closing …

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …

5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The Office

When you feel close to flipping out, try one of these simple exercises to clear your head and calm your nerves.<p>When you think of relaxation, you think of meditating in the morning, or taking a hot bath at night—perhaps a glass of wine is in the picture too. But sometimes, when your day gets crazy …

6 Apps You Didn't Know Could Help Increase Your Productivity

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity series where we explore the strategies and tools that will help you accomplish more on your business.</i><p>App usage has dramatically increased during the past three years, but it has also become much more difficult to determine which apps are actually worth …

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Productivity

Tech enthusiasts commonly make some big mistakes that hurt their ability to get things done. Are you caught in your own trap?<p>PCMag reviews products …

6 Actionable Tips to Increase Productivity Now

Wouldn’t we all like a full day to be 25 or 26 hours long? We always want more time because we feel as if we are not productive enough with the 24 …

7 Things Really Successful People Always Do Each Morning | Inc.com

Each morning is filled with the unknown. It could be your best day yet or, perhaps, the worst. You do have a fair amount of say in which way the day actually goes. That is, provided you are proactive in your approach.<p>Really successful people don’t achieve their goals by accident. They work hard to …

Success

4 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Everything Done on Your To-Do List | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Everyone has that one thing on his or her to-do list. That nagging task that’s just too hard, too time-consuming, or too intimidating to start. The thing that mysteriously gets pushed …