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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>9 min read<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 …

Productivity

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-improvement

10 Hobbies You Can Turn Into a Side Hustle

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>Get paid to do something you enjoy<p>If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. It's an old truism …

5 Income Streams Every Lifestyle Business Can Generate

Making what you know available in different ways results in you getting paid by more people.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Smart entrepreneurs understand the power and importance of having multiple revenue streams. Building your business around one major …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

Thinking Of Ditching Your 9-to-5 Job And Going Freelance? Six Tips For Making The Jump

With approximately 53 million Americans working in freelancing, according to “Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce,” taking the plunge as your own boss is a growing trend. More company employees are turning the corner and becoming self-employed freelancers, people who own …

Employment

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

Self-improvement

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management

Why This 15-Pound Weighted Blanket Is Part of My Anti-Anxiety Routine

My anxiety causes a lot of sleeping problems. I set out to see if a gravity blanket would help me get a more peaceful night’s sleep.<p><b>Health and</b> …

Sleep

How to Overcome Common Challenges and Help Your Small Business Grow

These easy, everyday steps can help set your business up for success.<p>5 min read<p>In light of National Small Business Week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the challenges that keep small businesses from doing more business and what these entrepreneurs, who already wear so many hats, can do to overcome …

How To Build Your Own Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Advice From The Front Lines

Angie and Colin Raja, a married couple from Queens, N.Y., share a love of CrossFit and boxing. But Angie found that much of the gear available to her was drab. When Colin challenged her to come up with gloves that she would like to use, the Rajas found themselves working on an exciting project: …

Entrepreneurship

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need …

Marketing

3 Simple Things Every Successful Pitch Needs

'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch' judge Brandon Webb shares the vital ingredients to a winning pitch.<p>As a former U.S. Navy SEAL and head sniper instructor, Brandon Webb helped train Chris Kyle and some of the most elite snipers in SEAL history. Since leaving the SEALs, Webb founded and serves as CEO of …

7 Ways to Boost Your Small Business Marketing

If you are an avid reader of our blog, you know how imperative we think small business marketing is. Marketing is important to every business’s …

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet …

Marketing

10 Best Practices To Turn Your Blogging Passion Into A Money-Making Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Many people dream of leaving their 9-5 jobs and being their own bosses. And many others are making it happen! The rise of the solopreneur …

Marketing

Want to be a Top Workplace? Make work meaningful to employees

Top Workplace companies invest in their employees and make sure they feel their contributions are meaningful to the company and its mission.

Employee Engagement: The Holy Grail of Talent Management

"Only 15 percent of the world's one billion full-time workers are engaged at work. It is significantly better in the United States, at around 30 …

Employee Engagement

I Became a Minimalist to Help Curb My Anxiety

<i>What does it really mean to let go? When we turned this question over to our editors and readers, their responses proved that grief, catharsis, and</i> …

How to Write a Business Plan in 1 Day

Stop everything you're doing, sit down, and answer these questions. You won't regret it.<p>It feels like business plans are so outdated these days. Business moguls like Elon Musk have even admitted that he's not a big fan of the multi-page document and prefers to be in charge of the vision instead of …

Small Business

26 Inexpensive Customer Delight Ideas Worth Trying to Fuel Business Growth

A base of one-time buyers is a recipe for a sinking business. Your company can only live off of short-term customers for so long — to thrive, it …

Why Trust Matters at Work and What to Do About It

Why isn't work an adventure? For many people, work sucks. The polite term for sucky work is that labor generates "disutility." Even that word "labor" …

Employee Engagement

Addressing Performance Issues

Managers are responsible for maximizing the performance of the people on their team. It seems such a simple and obvious observation, but one that …

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary

The year is 2010 and <b>Dave Gilboa</b> is hard at work designing <b>Warby Parker</b>’s very first homepage — in PowerPoint. He’s sitting among stacks of inventory …

Warby Parker

10 Tried-And-True Workplace Strategies That Improve Company Culture

At the heart of every successful organization is a thriving company culture. Your people are your greatest asset, and when they feel connected to a company’s mission and values, they’re much more likely to produce their best work and help the business grow.<p>It’s important to remember that good …

Fixing Poor Engagement Starts with Understanding Its Cause

​When Jessica Cancel, SHRM-SCP, joined the Pace Center for Girls in 2011 as director of HR and administration, the Florida nonprofit's Jacksonville …

Employee Engagement

Employee Oriented: Make Your Business Irresistible to Workers

One of the biggest challenges that small business owners must work toward is trying to farm the best talent around. It’s important that your business …

Employee Engagement

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

Beware the 5 Self-Employment Challenges No One Ever Talks About

On the surface, the life of the self-employed entrepreneur appears very glamorous. After all, they get to be their own boss and do whatever they …

10 Places to Get Payroll Services and More for Your Small Business

If your small business has a team of employees, then you need a payroll service to manage all of those payments and details. A good small business …