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How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Motivation

NYC photographers you need to follow

Photograph: Sam Horine<p>We live in one of the most inspiring cities in the world. Need proof? Just check out these amazing snaps by NYC photographers. …

Manhattan

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Self-improvement

6 Relationship Secrets I Learned From The Most Connected Man In Business

"The people you meet on the way up are the same people you meet on the way down."<p>According to Tim Ferriss: <i>"As a connector, I've seen many people who have good networks, but I have never seen anyone who has the network that Joe has."</i><p>According to Sir Richard Branson: <i>"Joe Polish is doggedly</i> …

Relationships

Dress For Success: A Guide To Getting The Business Casual Look Right

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Dress codes: are they in or out of fashion? Dress codes may seem like a formal and outdated concept, but they can be useful to follow and needn’t be …

Men's Fashion

Self-made millionaire: Buying a home can help you retire early, if you make 1 important choice

According to author and co-founder of AE Wealth Management David Bach, "buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America." Homeownership can also …

Personal Finance

You can teach kids a lot by giving them an allowance—if you do it right

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Your child wants to know why one friend gets $10 a week, another gets a whopping $50 — but he …

Personal Finance

House hunters, be wary: 7 seemingly small flaws may point to a money pit

When Annemarie Kill and her husband, John Duffy, bought their first house in Chicago’s Galewood neighborhood in 2003, the duo knew it needed some cosmetic work — in fact, they were excited to redo the bathrooms and kitchen to make the home their own.<p>Little did they realize that the back of the …

The Psychical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Time Management

A 36-year-old in charge of $135 billion shares his 'awkward' advice for making it to the top — and it involves going against your instincts

LONDON — Aged just 30, Malcolm Smith became Blackrock's youngest managing director.<p>Six years and two children later he now oversees JPMorgan Asset Management's $135 billion international equity group, a major part of the $1.7 trillion business.<p>One of the keys to this rapid rise, Smith told Business …

Markets

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Self-help

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

Digital Marketing

Top 10 Resources for Photographers

I don’t have to tell you that being a photographer is hard work.Despite what people from the outside looking in might think, there are plenty of long …

Small Business

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Reasons You're Losing Muscle

Building significant amounts of muscle can take months, even years, of dedicated training, but a few simple mistakes in your approach to training, nutrition and lifestyle management could be putting your hard-earned gains at risk. So here are the top five risk factors for muscle loss and proven …

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Computing

Rethink the Weekend and Skip These 5 Things

If you're like us, your work week is insanely busy; your to-do lists are overloaded and your inboxes are out of control. And then, the weekend …

Customer Service

You’ll love this $40 box almost as much as your cable company hates it

We’ve discussed the TP-Link TC-7610 High Speed Cable Modem a few times over the past two or three weeks. Why? Because the holidays are the perfect …

Tech Trends

How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Turning Yourself into the Michelin Man

The stylish—and streamlined—way to stay toasty right now.<p>After December's endless buffet of big dinners, just as many desserts and an endless supply of heavy cocktails, the last thing you need is to add pounds to your midsection by way of too many thick winter layers. And anyway, the Michelin Man …

Clothing

Kids are more anxious than they've ever been — and it's because of an all-too common parenting habit

Anxiety has become an epidemic, now eclipsing depression as the most common health disorder, particularly among younger people.<p>While several hypotheses exist which try to point blame for the increasingly common condition, Norwegian researchers have found that the overprotection of children may have …

Psychology

20 Ways to Use Up Your Flexible Spending Account | Investopedia

The end of 2017 is almost here. If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) – there are two kinds: one for health and medical expenses and one for …

What you should eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner when you're hungover, according to a nutritionist

Christmas party season is in full swing. There's a downside to all this fun, of course — and it's that horrible feeling the morning after the night before. That third bottle of fizz, fifth tequila, and early morning fried chicken stop-off all begin to curdle into one giant knot of regret, nausea, …

Nutrition

Getting rid of belly fat the natural way

Belly fat is more than just a superficial concern. It is also a significant risk factor for serious health problems such as diabetes and …

Nutrition

8 Questions That Will Tell You Whether or Not You're in the Right Job | Inc.com

<i>How do you determine if you are in the right job or not? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tami Rosen, Vice President of People at Quora, on Quora:</b><p>A mentor once told me that a quick …

Employment

The Personal Finance Books You Need To Get Your Money Under Control

Not everyone is ready, willing, or able to turn to a financial advisor for money advice. Sometimes, you want to begin to explore the topic on your …

Personal Finance

This is the only investment “rule” you really need to get richer

With stock indices way up for the year, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average — which topped 23,000 in mid-October 18 and seems to be chugging …

Retiring a millionaire at 43 hasn't made me 'happier' — but it was definitely worth it

The other night, I had a bizarre nightmare. I was with my co-workers at my old work site, begging to get my job back. I felt terrible for quitting.<p>The nightmare disturbed me so much that I woke up. I eventually went back to sleep, but couldn't stop thinking about the bad dream the next morning. Did …

Happiness