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4 strategies to pay off credit card debt fast

If you’re wondering how to pay off debt fast, you’re not alone. One in three Americans carries a balance on their credit cards month to month. If …

9 credit card rules to live by

These credit card dos and don’ts will help you use your cards wisely while avoiding common mistakes.<p>Credit cards can help you manage your money, …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Business (Without Inventing Anything at All)

Don't re-invent the wheel, just use it differently.<p>Spoiler alert: most of today's top companies are based on old ideas. Uber is a modern twist on the taxi industry; Airbnb has done the same with hotels. Tesla's electric vehicles are just another incarnation of a centuries-old idea. And yet the …

Innovation

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Motivation

How Millennials Manage Other Millennials Effectively

It’s time we officially say goodbye to this notion that Millennials have a bad rep in the workplace. In fact, not only have they quickly become one of the largest generations in the labor force, but they’re also creating and running some of the most successful companies out in today’s market. …

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly.

Subir Chowdhury has saved Fortune 100 companies billions of dollars. Here are his 4 simple principles to create a great culture with a caring mindset.<p>The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 …

Self-improvement

Reading books is a major key to success. Here’s how you make it a habit

I’ve said it many times: Reading books is a major key to success. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their time to reading. Musk even attributes his knowledge of how to build rockets to his reading repertoire, and studies have proven that …

Self-improvement

The 7 Financial Habits of the Most Successful Small Business Owners

The smartest money management tactics are well known and proven but few business owners apply all of them.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the first time ever, there is data to clearly illustrate seven financial habits of highly effective small business …

Small Business

Malcolm Gladwell: Here's why you should slow down and do less

The constant connectedness of life in 2017 often puts a premium on speed: the sooner, the faster, the better. "The more output you produce, the …

4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader

Leadership is simple. Don't overcomplicate it.<p>While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I …

workimprovement

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

World's second richest man has high praise for world's third richest man

Warren Buffett totally loves Jeff Bezos.<p>"Jeff Bezos, I do think, is the most remarkable businessperson of our age. I've said that before," Buffett …

Jeff Bezos

8 Essential Qualities Necessary to Be Great in Relationships

The variable we most control in relationships is ourselves.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great businesses are built upon a foundation of great relationships. Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really …

Relationships

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

No, the list doesn't include great pay and benefits. (Shouldn't those be a given?) Great bosses go much further.<p>Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other …

Leadership

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

"Ten years ago when I was a 25-year-old founder, I felt this intense pressure to focus on what was right in front of me. Instead, I made a decision …

Jeff Bezos

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is well suited to the resources that large companies have (i.e. The Third Wave). This next wave of technology will involve …

Lean Startups

What If We Could Deal With Landfills By Turning Them Into Clean Energy?

Using the FastOx Pathfinder, cities could transform their noxious heaps of trash into a solution to their carbon footprint.<p>While the world may be running short on certain key resources, including fresh water and rare metals like iridium, one resource is as abundant as ever: trash. The World Bank …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

Self-improvement

Grow wealth in world's next big property wave - construction has only just started

<i>The proliferation of skyscrapers in so many cities gives the impression that the world’s building activity has reached a peak and must inevitably</i> …

Circular economy: animated infographic

Written by Didier Bourguignon, Jana Valant, Christian Dietrich and Mitja Brus.In a <b>circular economy</b>, products and the materials they contain are …

Steps Towards Zero Waste in Your Business

How to Achieve Zero Waste in Your Business<p>Basic Steps Towards Eliminating Waste for Your Company<p>Updated March 09, 2017<p>With the cost of waste disposal …

How A Giant Processing Plant Eliminated Food Waste

After the radical realization that food waste is still food, Baldor’s Bronx facility started diverting scraps away from landfill and into restaurants and juice shops, where they become perfectly edible ingredients.<p>Inside a massive warehouse in the Bronx, the food distributor Baldor processes a …

What Will It Take To Keep Plastic Out Of The Oceans?

A three-pronged overhaul of our global packaging and recycling systems could potentially raise our plastic recycling rate from 14% to 70%.<p>Something like 9 million tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans every year, and, at current rates, the problem is likely to get worse before it gets better. As …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

Homeboy Industries looks to create jobs and profits with recycling venture

Homeboy Industries is already a salsa maker, cake baker and cafe operator. Now the Los Angeles institution, which helps the formerly incarcerated find jobs, is adding a new label to its expanding empire: recycler.<p>The nonprofit announced Monday that it had acquired Isidore Electronics Recycling, a …

Armed Robbery

40+ CEOs back new narrative for plastics

By Joe Iles<p><i>This article originally appeared on Circulate, the online location for news and insight on the circular economy.</i><p>When it comes to tackling 'the plastics problem', a common theme is that we'll try to use a bit less and recycle a bit more. While it's generally agreed that this is important, …

These Grocery Delivery Trucks Are Powered By Food Waste

The U.K. chain Waitrose is fighting a war on food waste. The next battle: powering its new fleet of vehicles with biomethane gas captured from discarded scraps.<p>The British supermarket Waitrose has a bone to pick with food waste. Five years ago, Waitrose stopped sending food waste to landfills; now, …

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Narcissism