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Use This Template to Write a Simple Business Plan

Simple Business Plan Template<p>Here's a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated May 05, 2018<p>Think you have a great idea for a business? …

Small Business

30 Signs Your Relationship Is Strong Enough to Last Forever

When you meet the right person, you just know you've got something special. Those first-date butterflies follow you beyond the infatuation phase, and you find yourself thinking about him or her all the damn time. Even when that first year of not being able to keep your hands off each other starts …

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins , he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i> , <i>less</i> , and <i>never</i> . He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework …

Self-improvement

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones)

A few small changes to your thought patterns can make a very big difference.<p>When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Psychologists have spent years studying the traits that are fundamental to successful long-term relationships. We listed some of their most surprising insights below.<p>A word of caution: If you notice that your relationship doesn't meet all these criteria, that does <i>not</i> necessarily mean you should end …

Study Skills

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

Dating

12 TED Talks that will teach you how to have healthy relationships

Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are able to listen well, empathize, connect, resolve conflict, and respect others.<p>The following TED Talks are a great refresher course in …

TED Talks

47 Things That Define True Love

Along with the new wrinkle on my forehead and the increasing severity of hangovers, getting older has also brought me something a lot more welcome — …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

If You Do This 1 Thing, Your Life Is Guaranteed to Be Changed in 2017

Meditation, if done properly, will change your personal and professional life for the better.<p>If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting …

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of " The Humor Advantage ."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend …

Success

The 1 Question That Gets Every Single Millennial in Trouble

How ironic.<p>In the past two weeks, I have seen Simon Sinek's viral video explaining all-that-is-wrong-with-Millennials in my Facebook feed an unnecessary number of times. And it has been interesting seeing my peers, fellow Millennials, agree and disagree, feel understood and feel misunderstood. …

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Small Business

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

5 Wealth Habits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

Entrepreneurship

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Here's How Warren Buffett Earned More Than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos in 2016

Buffett made more than any other American, beating out Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.<p>Warren Buffett has always done pretty well as an investor. But even for him, 2016 was an exceptional year. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway went up about 20 percent in value, increasing Buffett's personal fortune by about …

23 small things you can do every day that will make you happier

Getty Images<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Our friends at <i>Esquire</i> asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve …

What You Need to Do to Become a Better Leader This Year

Let's simplify. It comes down to these 6 key behaviors.<p>As I recently wrote, researchers estimate that only 3 percent of a leader's time is spent envisioning the future.<p>Adding insult to injury, this alarming research concludes that global organizations just don't have the people in the pipeline to …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

Self-improvement

The Biggest B2B Marketing Trend You Need to Know Now

2016 was a big year for B2B marketing technology, but in 2017 the biggest buzzwords will be account-based marketing and #FlipMyFunnel​.<p>At the end of 2015, we knew the B2B marketing and sales industry would continue to go through a massive evolution in 2016. We knew the customer experience would be …

17 Bad Business Habits You Absolutely Need to Break in 2017

Break free of the habits that have needlessly been holding you back.<p>A new year is an opportunity to start with a clean slate and make major strides toward reaching your business goals.<p>But even with the best intentions, bad habits can derail your progress even before you start. Here are 17 bad …

24 of the Most Powerful Life Lessons

If you are going to succeed in life, you have to learn life's most important lessons.<p>How you approach life says a lot about who you are.<p>There are some who are content to passively coast through, hoping they land where they need to be and know what to do when the time comes.<p>Then there are others, …

Execution Is a People Problem, Not a Strategy Problem

Photography by Joe Munroe<p>Paul,* the CEO of Maxreed, a global publishing company, was having trouble sleeping. Publishing is an industry that’s changing even faster than most other fast-changing industries, but Paul wasn’t awake worrying about his strategy. He had a solid plan that took advantage of …

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.