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This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Musk, Branson, and Oprah (Plus 7 Questions to Write Your Own)

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

Beach Reading? 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should PeruseThis Summer.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Part of entrepreneurship is being able to continue your own education. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur still sitting in a 9-to-5, or a full-fledged founder knee-deep in the process, self-education is one of the primary pillars of …

Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk, world's 8th best CEO, shares how he spends his free time

Being a CEO—even one of the world's best CEOs—doesn't mean you have to stop partying.<p>Just ask Elon Musk.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX came in eighth …

Elon Musk runs two huge companies by breaking his day into 5-minute slots

Elon Musk has a lot on his plate.<p>The tech entrepreneur now balances his time between his two companies, Tesla and SpaceX. His jam-packed schedule sees him darting back and forth between SpaceX's LA headquarters and Tesla's base in the Bay Area.<p>All in all, Musk puts in about 85 to 100 hours a week, …

Tesla

5 Ways to Disrupt an Industry Like Elon Musk

Lessons on turning your long-term vision into reality.<p>If anyone knows about taking the road less traveled, it's Elon Musk. Or in the case of his latest venture, going 40 stories <i>below</i> ground. While everyone else has been talking about flying cars for decades, Musk is working to zoom cars beneath our …

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Watch Nathan Williams Experience Guided Meditation

The Wavves frontman cleanses his mind in a deleted scene from 'The Therapist' on VICELAND.<p>On last week's episode of <i>The Therapist</i> on VICELAND, O.T Genasis opened up about fatherhood, rapping, and pushing through his past. Tonight's episode features Wavves frontman Nathan Williams, who is …

Understanding Your Emotions

Aldao, A., Sheppes, G., & Gross, J. J. (2015). Emotion Regulation Flexibility. Cognitive Therapy and Research. Vol 38. Pp. 263-278.<p>Fridlund, A. …

Psychology

Get Fitter Faster With HIIT

Looking to ramp up your workout benefits but spend less time at the gym?<p>Exercise sessions that get your heart pumping faster are important, of …

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Self-improvement

The 1 Striking Difference Between a Successful Morning Routine and a Failing One

Ask yourself this question.<p>Effective morning routines come down to a very simple question. The problem is that most people don't ask themselves this question in the first place. It's the same issue with goal-setting, and our inherent knack (and love) for setting goals that sound lofty, important, …

Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science

Research suggests that being too in tune to others' emotions can elevate stress levels.<p>Back in 1995, Daniel Goleman published the bestselling book, <i>Emotional Intelligence</i>. It was based on a concept introduced roughly three decades earlier by Michael Beldoch: Emotionally intelligent individuals have …

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

10 Powerful Habits for Building a Personal Brand (and Marketing Yourself)

Building and promoting your own personal brand is as important for you as it is for any company. Maybe more.<p>We all know the power of brands. Who anywhere in the world isn't familiar with McDonald's fabled golden arches, Coca-Cola's distinctive red-and-white logo, or the green Starbucks mermaid?<p>But …

The 9 Things You Need to Let Go of For Success in 2017

Start with entitlement, perfection and procrastination.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are your best friend and your worst enemy. You vacillate between believing in your ability to take on the world, making it better as only you can, and doubting …

Motivation

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

Self-improvement

Top 10 Personal Growth Books of 2016

I don’t know about you, but for me, 2016 was a tumultuous year. A lot of things that happened this year that made me realize how little control we …

20 Common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share94<p>+12<p>Shares 132<p>While everyone around seems to have a great business idea, not everyone has the preparation to take the idea to the …

Startups

Want to Remember More From the Books you Read?

And get better value for your $25 spend?<p>I read a lot of books, I always have. The concept of spending $25 for hundreds of pages of information strikes me as incredible value. But often the problem is remembering everything that you read. There is no easy way to recall all of the information, …

The Secret To Success That All Top Entrepreneurs Know

Visuals are everywhere you look, both online and in the material world. When you incorporate visuals in your marketing campaigns you can expect better results compared to just the plain texts.<p>How visual marketing leverages the natural power of the brain<p>Many centuries ago, communication between …

The Real Story Behind the Myth of Area 51

There are no aliens at America's most famous top-secret military base, but what is there is just as interesting.<p>In the middle of the barren Nevada desert, there's a dusty unmarked road that leads to the front gate of Area 51. It's protected by little more than a chain link fence, a boom gate, and …

Paranormal

7 Random Things That Destroy Your Mood and the Rest Of Your Day

Avoid these habits to feel happier every day<p>Losing an important client at work or fighting with your girlfriend aren’t the only things that can leave you bummed out. Some unexpected factors can cause a dark cloud to hover over you, too.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men’s Health</i> Big Book Of Uncommon …

The Woman Who Might Find Us Another Earth

Like many astrophysicists, Sara Seager sometimes has a problem with her perception of scale. Knowing that there are hundreds of billions of galaxies, and that each might contain hundreds of billions of stars, can make the lives of astrophysicists and even those closest to them seem insignificant. …

These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," nabbed the top spot, according to Google's ranking of the top books of the year.<p>The books and graphic novels were ranked based on their popularity in the Google Play store. But …

Books

Why Google, Microsoft and Amazon Love the Sound of Your Voice

Amazon's Echo has made tangible the promise of an artificially intelligent personal assistant in every home. Those who own the voice-activated gadget …

How I Get More Done 2 Days Than Most People Do In 2 Weeks

There’s one thing that I do better than most people.<p>I’m not smarter than most people. I’m not more talented. I don’t have some Ivy League education. I don’t get a lot of lucky breaks.<p>Instead, I hustle. That’s my secret skill.<p>But it’s not a real secret. I’ve taken the time to research productivity …

Time Management