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Why retire when you’re too old to enjoy it? Quit your job now

Millions of Americans obsess over their careers and fret about saving, terrified they won’t have enough to ever retire. The advice now being offered by some experts may surprise these worried souls: Take months or years off from work, travel the world and enjoy yourself.<p>There’s prudent logic behind …

Retirement

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Happiness

The one habit that can transform your world forever

<b>What is the one habit that can transform your world forever?</b><p>The habit of tracking.<p>No, I don’t mean stripping down to a loincloth and sniffing animal …

Body Fat

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

How to Achieve More Success as a Couple

Hold each other accountable and encourage each other to do more, not less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do people want to do more or do people want to do less? Usually it seems that people want to do less. They want to take the weekend off. Work only as much as they …

Motivation

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with those little …

Productivity

4 harsh truths about life that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, "face the facts" you know you're about to hear something you don't want to hear? Probably because of a second cliche: "The truth hurts."<p>Nobody recommends denial — but nobody recommends procrastination, either. And we're all prone to both. Denial is existential …

Happiness

How to Live With Purpose and Stay Focused on Long-Term Goals

You'll be needing a plan...and we've got one for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your habits are broken down into two categories: instant pleasure and delayed. Everyone has some instant habits, things like social media or TV or squeezing your dog’s squishy face, and …

Productivity

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

Lawn Mowing

The one skill you need to learn right now to make it in the future workforce

How to learn how to code like a pro — for free — in just a few weeks<p>You need to learn to code.<p>Even with just two to four years’ experience, Americans …

San Francisco

How Elon Musk Learns Faster And Better Than Everyone Else

<b>How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy,</b> …

Learning

I just turned 30 — here's what I would tell my 20-year-old self

But as I began to evaluate my 20s, I realised how many mistakes I've made and things I've learned in a decade of life.<p>I took some time to write myself some advice.<p>1. Travel<p>You have little responsibility, so go and travel. When you get to 30, you're going to want to travel slightly differently, …

Schadenfreude

7 questions you should ask yourself at the end of every day

But there are many potentially more useful (and more important) ways to judge.<p>Ask yourself some of these questions at the end of the day, or when you're planning your schedule.

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in " The Automatic Millionaire "; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

Anyone can use the '20-Minute Rule' I learned from 5 years of studying rich people

In other words, don't put your ladder on someone else's wall. Pursue your own dreams. Not those of your parents, teachers, or some other significant influence in your life.<p>In order to make that ideal life a reality, you need to follow a process:<p>1. <b>Define each specific dream</b> that is part of your …

Self-improvement

The strange way I stick to my most difficult goal

Over the past four years, I've discovered many incredible ways to hack my habits and improve my life. I have taught myself to love running, dramatically improved my diet, and found the focus to write a bestselling book .<p>Understanding how the mind works and using it to affect my daily behaviors has …

Self-improvement

A CEO says everyone should make these 4 changes to improve their careers

Here are four ways to further your career.<p>Whether you do it for your business, or just for yourself as a hobby, practice something on a deep level. One of the reasons my agency VaynerMedia has grown to be such a leader in our industry is because I myself use social media every single day.<p>I …

Social Media

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when you …

The hidden side of everything

How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Rebroadcast)<p>Nearly two percent of America is grassy green. Sure, lawns are beautiful and useful and they …

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