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4 Mindset Shifts Creative Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Richard Branson

Forget about the money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The high school dropout turned successful serial entrepreneur has undoubtedly left his mark on this world. Richard Branson has proven that anything is possible with the power of a strong mindset. With more than 300 …

Entrepreneurship

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3 Steps To Develop Your Career Plan

<i>“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”</i> Antoine de Saint-Exupéry <b></b><p>If you’re anything like the average working person, you can expect to change careers five to seven times in your life. That’s a lot of change… The best way to be prepared for it is to make a plan!<p>Having a career plan is vital to your …

Self-Reflection

Slow down and live long with the ancient practice of qigong

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Among the skyscrapers of Hong Kong, eight senior citizens gather at the Happy Valley Recreation grounds in the Wan Chai district. It's time for their weekly class in qigong, an ancient Chinese mind-body practice similar to tai chi.<p>It's summer on the island, and at 8:30 in the …

Tai Chi

Why You Don't Actually Need Money to Make Money

Here's how to stop going into debt to grow your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"It takes money to make money."<p>It's a very frustrating phrase. Where am I supposed to get the money I need to make the money I need? Is there some sort of vault I am unaware …

Business Development

10 ways to get the writing juices flowing

Writing projects can be like children.You love them dearly, but sometimes they irritate you and you need a break.Working on something fresh can …

Creative Writing

The CEO of a $700 million company uses a simple sentence to turn lazy employees around

Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn knows exactly what to do with lazy employees.<p>The founder of the language-learning app, which has been valued at $700 million, recently discussed his strategy for dealing with unengaged employees in an interview with the Financial Times.<p>"You can turn somebody from being a …

Employment

This Is the Number One Sign You Have Sciatica

When you’re just minding your own business and trying to live your life, you probably don’t expect pain to suddenly slam into the lower half of your …

Pain

18 Proven Ways to Stay Focused That Increase Productivity

The only sure way to get everything done is to do one thing at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity doesn’t happen by accident. Accomplishing all the things you need and want to do requires forethought and planning, along with a continuous supply of …

Time Management

Ten Tips For Starting A Business That Will Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Starting a business for the first time and worried about failure? As an entrepreneur from the age of 14, I have experienced every variation of …

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

This best-selling author says this is the key to fueling your productivity

If you have ever felt bad about coming home after work and collapsing on your couch to watch hours of reality TV, don’t. Simply look to <i>New York Times</i> …

Reality TV

5 Steps To Speaking Up Powerfully When You Feel You Can't

<i>Part of the series “Communication That Fosters Positive Change”</i><p>Every year, I work with scores of professionals from all walks of life who come with one key problem – they can’t speak up for themselves or assert their boundaries. In many cases, their boundaries are non-existent, which translates …

How to Stick to a Schedule When You Work From Home

Remote work is common these days — whether your company offers telecommuting as a benefit or you’re striking out on your own as a freelancer. It seems like a great perk, but it can also remove the structure that holds your days together. Before you know it, it’s 4 p.m., you’re still in your pajamas …

Time Management

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound marketing, I've …

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks: Woman, 34, who transformed her figure reveals the fast-growing Australian diet and exercise program behind her success

Earlier this year, Rhana, from Queensland, debuted her incredible body transformation after following a strict exercise regime for just eight …

Five Concrete Actions Every Leader Should Take

Leadership is about action. Real leaders are not afraid to take risks, make decisions and create ideas. In fact, the effective leader takes action every day to ensure the future success of an organization or a company. As Pablo Picasso is credited with saying, “Action is the foundational key to all …

Leadership

6 Foolproof Ways to Start Every Workday Feeling Refreshed

Give your morning and nighttime routines a makeover.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workers in the U.S. have a grogginess problem. One study found only one in seven Americans starts their day feeling refreshed. And that can have a very real impact on work …

Tired of Seeing Your Productivity Slip After Lunch? Use These 3 Rituals to Finish The Day Strong

Beating the afternoon slump doesn't equate to chugging shots of espresso. Instead, it's using these 3 habits.<p>Your morning is operating according to plan. You're motivated, productive, and feel optimistic about the events of your life and business. It's time for lunch and afterward is when the tide …

9 Super Habits of People Living in Total Happiness

These virtues may literally transform your life.<p>To live happy according to the principles covered below may require reinventing yourself. I say this because they are counter-cultural virtues -- even spiritual principles -- that purveyors of fast-living and instant gratification may shun.<p>But if …

How to Be an Interesting Person

Success as a charismatic, engaging, and fascinating individual involves trying harder.<p>A couple of years ago I was sitting on a plane in a middle seat among a group of guys traveling to Alaska on a big fishing trip. As part of making airplane small talk, one of them asked what I do for fun.<p>I had …

Only Spend Money on What Is Essential for Your Business

Managing your cash is often a push-and-pull between what are financial necessities and what are simply wants.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars, Carol Koh Evans details her journey to becoming the current …

This Entrepreneur Shares How He Sold the Product That Everyone Said Was Impossible

When Eric Korman told everyone he wanted to sell perfume online, everyone thought he was crazy. He ended up proving them wrong.<p><i>This is an episode of our podcast</i> Problem Solvers<i>. Each week, an entrepreneur reveals how they overcame an unexpected problem in their business -- and were happier and more</i> …

Need a Confidence Boost at Work? Use These Mantras Throughout Your Day

You're strong. You just need to remind yourself of it.<p>Confidence plays a huge role in getting you where you want to go, but unfortunately, it's not a static thing. Sometimes doubt creeps in and we need a jolt to feel like we're OK. If that's your situation, understand that a huge source of …

10 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Tolerate

Successful people expect more from themselves and from those around them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people do things differently. If you study those who excel in business, you’ll find a whole litany of common characteristics. These traits help put them …

This one principle will change how you see yourself

“The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson<p><b>You are not special.</b><p>Don’t feel sad about it though; it’s not just …

Luke Skywalker

How to spot a liar at work

Most workplace lies are discovered after the fact — after you’ve signed the faulty contract, hired the wrong person, or agreed to work on that …

Psychology

The Contradictions of Hajj, Through the Lens of a Smartphone

Is it permissible to take a selfie in front of the Kaaba during hajj? With spotty internet, I was unable to Google the answer. Forced to call an audible fatwa, I decided, “Yes, if indeed my intention is pure.”<p>Fourteen hundred years ago, the Prophet Muhammad and his companions definitely didn’t have …