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11 Habits of Successful Business People Who Became Millionaires by 30

Tips from self-made millionaires that can help you reach the seven-figure mark by the time you reach the age of 30.<p>"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest …

Self-improvement

The Most Important Skill for New Managers to Learn

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column on seven questions team leaders should ask their direct reports because I was promoted three months ago to …

Bernard Roth: Stamford professor says eliminating two phrases can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behaviour.<p>Swapping one word for another could …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Here's Why You Need to Speak Up More at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Ways to Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Learning

The True Impact Of The Snapchat Writedown For Entrepreneurs

Snapchat is worth a lot less this month than it was last month.<p>Fidelity, one of tech’s most active late-stage cross-over investors, recently decided that Snapchat is worth about $23/share, instead of the $30/share initially estimated.<p>It’s part of an ongoing trend of cross-over investors trying to …

15 Ways to Motivate Yourself That Actually Work

We're experts at setting goals. Today we'll do 12 different things. And by the end of the month, we'll nail all those, plus one million more. Sounds …

Classic Cars

In bed with everyone: photographers pick their most intimate shots – in pictures

Death between the sheets, a preacher exorcising a child, a prostitute and her client, and a smile from Blanchon the beluga whale ... Magnum photographers share the stories and secrets behind their most private pictures

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

What’s probably killing your motivation right now, and how to stop it

• <b>Believing that you have to be perfect</b><b></b> puts on a lot of pressure and creates disappointment in your performance, no matter how well you perform. Nobody likes to fail and sometimes we avoid doing the things that make us feel bad about ourselves. • <b><br>Comparing yourself to others</b><b></b> is a real time-waster and …

Motivation

6 morning moves that will improve your work day

Let's be honest — who hasn't gotten sidetracked first thing in the morning checking social media or reading up on what everyone thought of last night's "Walking Dead" episode?<p>Here's the thing: How you kick off your morning can set the tone — and momentum — for getting things done throughout the day.<p>…

The Walking Dead

How to give and get more love in your relationship

<b>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.</b><p><i>This one is for Katie – I hope this helps!!</i><p>This is about …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

50 Ways Entrepreneurship Will Change Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve seen tons of articles talking about what personality and skills you need to become an entrepreneur, but while certain qualities can help you become more successful as an entrepreneur, anybody can become one.<p>The experience of being an …

Self-improvement

8 Habits of People Who Always Have Great Ideas

Aha moments aren’t magic, they come to people who have cultivated daily habits of approaching life differently.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Eureka moments are rare. The backstory behind great ideas is often …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

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8 Reasons Why You Don't Have Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before you decide to hate me, understand I know what it’s like to be broke, and worse than being broke I know what it’s like to just barely get by month after month.<p>Two hundred and fifty million people in the wealthiest country on the …

Personal Finance

6 Things To Remember When Dealing With Writing Feedback

If you’re involved in Create50 (if not, WHY NOT?? It’s a great opportunity!), then you will know the cornerstone of the initiative is giving others …

Writing

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

How to answer common charity sector interview questions

Photograph: Design Pics Inc/REX/Design Pics Inc/REX<p>People often shy away from explaining how they’ve handled conflict.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/19/1439990802650/f5782d9e-5827-4209-8944-e2ca04f2c0a4-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Design Pics Inc/REX/Design Pics …

5 Ways to Get and Stay Motivated | Motivation

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

4 Ways to Become Addicted to Your Own Success

You read a specific blog every day, waiting to devour the next motivational post on how to achieve success.<p>After reading you feel ecstatic thinking, …

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

Six Things Real Leaders Don't Do (Like Boss People Around)

People get hired or promoted into leadership roles every day. Sadly, when they get the job they may get little or no training on how to lead a team.<p>Because no one tells them how to lead, how to communicate with their team members or how to inspire people, they are left with the mistaken idea that …

Leadership