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11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from reading books or articles such as this one, but it's certainly a good start.<p>The real success factor comes from the …

Self-improvement

15 Powerful Lao Tzu Quotes That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

10 Best Exercises to Prevent and Treat Low Back Pain

Back pain is a major problem faced by many working people. Regular pain in the back muscles can hinder your functioning, concentration level, your …

12 Authentic Quotes From Buddha That Will Make You Question Everything

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet, you’ve probably heard some wise quotes from Buddha. However, seldom are these his authentic quotes.<p>When I …

A former FBI agent shares 10 tough skills you need to be a strong leader

If I wasn't keeping an eye out for rattle snakes, I was avoiding horned bulls from charging my horse as I tried to cut them from a herd of cows.<p>I learned many important life lessons on that ranch, not the least is that it takes hard work, sweat, and mental toughness to get to the top and stay there.<p>…

The One Simple Quote That Has Driven This Serial Entrepreneur to Succeed

The author of 'Think and Grow Rich' and the inventor of the infomercial have this strategy in common.<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, CEO<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever read Napoleon Hill’s famous <i>Think and Grow Rich</i>, then you’re familiar with the concept of …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

How to Make a Lot of Money With a Few Customers

Just because you don't have a massive audience doesn't mean you can't monetize it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I wear many professional hats, but one of my favorite ways to work with clients is to help them monetize their customers. And, while I work with some of the …

8 Life Changes That Will Instantly Command Respect | Inc.com

Respect is such a lost value in today's culture, especially since the most recent presidential campaign. Its polarizing nature has brought out the worst in humanity.<p>Studies have been telling us that there's immense power in respect. Something as simple as the act of treating others as though they …

Leadership

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

How To Meditate Like a Pro: Beginners’ Guide to Meditation

5Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>Let me guess. You keep hearing about this “meditation” thing but don’t know where to start.<p>Say no more.<p>With this mini-guide, …

27 Bad Habits You Picked Up At 15 That You Should Drop Before 35

The time has come to live the life you deserve.

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

8 Mindsets That Will Set You on the Path to Success

Open up to new ways of thinking and you'll achieve the positive mindset critical to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all met people who are full of negativity and skepticism, who always second-guess everything and criticize those around them.<p>Their negative …

Buddhist Prayer to Clear the Mind

Winter, 1972. Ingrid and I, along with another couple, David and Donna, had rented a small house in the interior of British Columbia. We planned to …

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

11 Indisputable Ways Your Dog Is Exactly Like A Child

Are you one of the millions of people who call your dog "baby?"<p>Have you felt excited to see and spend time with, not your partner, friends or kids, but your dog?<p>If so, type "I" into the comment section below.<p>Loving your dog like a child, racing home after work to let her out, leaving a party, …

4 Things Make You Naturally Happy in Life

The Best Ways to Be Happy<p>We all know that happiness is the state of mind along with the relative physiological changes in the body. The <b>state of mind</b> …

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …

How to Tell If Your Business Will Be the Next $1 Billion Company

Learning what it takes to build a $1 billion company.<p>In the world of business, unicorns are a venture capitalist's dream. Startups that are worth $1 billion or more were once exceedingly rare, but have seemingly been popping up everywhere now.<p>While many entrepreneurs act like unicorns are as random …

Maya Angelou's 40 Quotes on Life and Happiness

Maya Angelou was a memoirist, American poet, and civil right activist.<p>She had written several books out of which seven are autobiographies and three …

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.

Spend less than you earn, especially when you start earning more, and you are halfway to being rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hopefully everyone answered yes to that question about becoming a millionaire. But for many of us that may sound like a pipe dream.<p>The …

5 foods dietitians are eating right now

As a registered dietitian, people ask me what I eat every day. I know how closely related what I eat is to my health, and I am able to feel great due to the food and lifestyle choices that I consciously make every single day. Here are some common foods that are mainstays in my diet and many other …

Forget grit, IQ, and culture fit. VCs say this is what it takes to succeed at a startup

When founders are asked what it takes to succeed at a startup, many provide this well-worn answer: “learn to be comfortable with ambiguity”—an equally frustrating and ambiguous response.<p>At a recent event in New York (“Start @ a startup“) co-hosted by Sequoia Capital and Business Today, a handful of …

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

A CEO shares 5 Powerful Productivity Hacks

<b>As</b> an entrepreneur or business leader, you probably think more about traction and growth than anything else. However, these is another element that's equally important to your success - <i>your productivity</i>.<p>I recently had a conversation with <b>Dmitry Dragilev, Founder of JustReachOut,</b> on the importance of …