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Why the new organic livestock farming method is taking the world by storm

Do you know that organic milk, eggs or meat are a form of value addition that can add to your profits? With certification and branding you can easily …

Listen To This: The Longest Shortest Time is the parenting show for everyone

The show that began as ‘a 3am bedside companion’ has evolved to cover grown children and adults questioning whether they should have children at all<p>To find a support system – and to help build a community – Hillary Frank launched The Longest Shortest Time, a podcast aimed at new parents, to let …

Top 10 Leadership Tips

In a new book M.A. Soupios and I co-authored, <i>The</i> <i>Ten Golden Rules of Leadership</i> (New York:AMACOM, 2015), we share scores of leadership tips of great thinkers, Aristotle, Plato, Thales, and Hesiod. Here are my top ten tips.<p>The most lethal distortions come not from the lips of our opponents or …

Time Management: Tips To Better Manage Your Life

Drowning under a pile of emails? Late home from work again as you struggled to reach a deadline? You are not alone. It seems more and more people are trying, and often failing, to complete a seemingly endless list of tasks – and in the rush to do it all we can end up achieving less and feeling …

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Develop These 7 Habits to Unlock Your Greatness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all born with an equal potential for greatness. There are no exceptions, yet most achieve far below their potential while a small handful rise to extraordinary heights and become legends. To rank amongst the elite you must …

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Good leaders come in all sorts of packages, but they share a single trait

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the single most important leadership quality?</i> <i>Answer by Aaron Webber, Chairman and CEO, Webber Investments.</i><p>There’s a biblical saying, “The trumpet given uncertain sound who will prepare himself for battle.” That’s accurate. Being consistent in …

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

We've decided to rack up a bunch of these billion-dollar startups — Cowboy Ventures' Aileen Lee first referred to them as "unicorns" — that didn't exist five years ago, and that are now valued at $1 billion or more.<p>For the purposes of this list, we zeroed in on US-based companies that were founded …

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Want more from your career? Adopt these habits.<p>Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. …

Victoria's Secret trainer and nutritionist reveal their diet and exercise tips

One place that's responsible for that? ModelFit.<p>ModelFit, founded by Justin Gelband and holistic nutritionist Vanessa Packer, is known for its famous clientele, although Packer won't divulge specifics about who her clients are. Still, it's widely known that many women who have strutted the …

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

How can you integrate yoga into your daily life to reduce stress levels?<p>Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way …

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This simple exercise can help you achieve your goals in 2016

I failed. Miserably. In the past 12 months, I've been berated by more than one close friend for failing to return phone calls, forgetting birthdays, and flaking on dinner plans.<p>Where did I go wrong? And why do more than eight in 10 well-intentioned people fail to achieve their New Year's …

Find Your True Self Through Silence

Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p><i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many …

7 habits of remarkably successful leaders

Every great business needs effective and successful leaders--men and women who can inspire their employees to reach deep within themselves to get things done. Unfortunately, almost 60% of all businesses have a shortage of leadership talent, and this shortage has a negative impact on the ability of …

Why you only need five things on your to-do list

‘Any system that lets you wallow in the fantasy that one day you’ll get everything done isn’t just useless but dangerous’<p>I love lists. I’ve sung their praises tirelessly. Lists help you feel in control, because you’re no longer relying on your brain to keep track of your to-dos; lists help you see …

Humble Versus Egocentric Leaders: When Lacking Self-Awareness Helps

Self-awareness has two important components.<p>The first is possessing an accurate view of your own skills and abilities, along with your shortcomings and weaknesses.<br>• The second is understanding how colleagues perceive your behavior. It enables you to know how you impact them and what you contribute to …

10 Tips to Live Your Life Efficiently

People constantly think about improving their quality of life. If they spend their days doing useless things, such as watching the Kardashians or Big …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

Guy Kawasaki's Top 6 Tips for Growing Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have a confession: I have a "guy" crush on superstar business author Guy Kawasaki. And for good reason: He’s smart, he's fun and he looks like Jackie Chan (Seriously, people have asked him if he’s the <i>Kung Fu</i> star.) Kawasaki recently …

The 1 Shocking Character Trait of Great Leaders

Great leaders are often hyped as large, dominating personalities. But some experts say there's far more to them.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>I blame the media, myself.<p>It needs characters larger than life so that it can make …

37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility

Want your writing or speech to be more persuasive? These words will help.<p>If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those who know how to use …

7 Desires That Drove Me Out of 9-to-5 Banking and Into Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four years ago I got employed in a multinational bank in my city. I was a young college graduate, and I had the opportunity to build a career in the financial sector. According to my boss, I had wonderful prospects. I was on what most …

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Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

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12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

At the heart of great leadership is a desire to serve others, to empower them and foster their success. Here are 12 phrases that every leader should be saying--a lot.<p>Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

How Uncle Sam Nationalized Two Fortune 50 Companies

Most stories about the financial crisis of 2008, the darkest chapter in American economic history since the Great Depression, come to an end by 2012. …

The Challenges of Being a Product Manager

I got a call from the hospital. His voice was faint. "Brian, I am not going to be able to come in for a few weeks. I am not well." "What happened?" I asked. "Well, as you know, the pressure of the upcoming product launch has been tough," my colleague said. "And I just felt a bit out of control."<p>Who …

3 Daily Routines for Becoming Happier and More Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When looking back on the many blessings of my football career, I am forever indebted to the game for instilling in me qualities and traits that have helped me succeed in business. Football taught me the power of routine and adopting …

10 New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don't

Leadership isn't the same field that it was even a decade ago. Here's a map to the new landscape.<p>Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes--and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very …

7 Long-Term Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful People

Most employees are happiest doing rote work, but highly successful people aren’t most employees.<p>One thing uniting the most high-power leaders with the lowest-level workers is time: Day in and day out, we all have the same amount of it. Where the variation comes in is how we use it. Some of the most …