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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Employment

25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Motivation

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

I Tried 6 Money-Saving Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

Two apps, a money jar, and a new bullet journal addition actually saved me a whole lot of cash in just one month.

Personal Finance

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Business Tips for Building a Multimillion-Dollar Company

Here's what you need to know if you want to start a business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you trying to start a business? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel gives his 10 most important business tips you can use to start building a …

Business Strategy

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Networking

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an ingredient for success …

Time Management

Breathe With This Website to Calm Yourself Down

Take a deep breath...hold it...breathe out...now wait a sec before breathing in again. Bookmark QuietKit’s box breathing for a follow-along animation …

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …

If you want to stay successful, learn to think like Leonardo da Vinci

Some of history’s greatest contributions have come from polymaths.<p>Aristotle practically invented half a dozen fields of study across philosophy. Galileo was as much a physicist as he was an engineer when he helped kick-start the scientific revolution. Da Vinci might have been even more famous as an …

Learning

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

How to Decompress Your Spine

All day long your spine is working to keep you upright. When you’re sitting in a chair, your spine is engaged, keeping your torso from slumping over, …

How to create the perfect résumé, according to a CEO and former Googler

<b>• Résumé tips often focus on mistakes to avoid.</b><p><b>• But Google alum and WayUp CEO Liz Wessel has a recommendation for what you should do that could help your résumé stand out.</b><p><b>• She said you're going to need to avoid generic descriptions.</b><p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you …

Employment

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Disability

Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her from them. Sometimes she felt …

Use This 5-Step Process to Increase Your Salary by Up to 80 Percent

Broaching the subject of salaries can strike fear in the most well-rounded and accomplished of people. Money, it seems, is still a taboo topic of …

Employment

5 careers where it pays — and doesn’t pay — to job hop

Loyalty isn’t always rewarded. Here’s how to get a big raise when you job hop, no matter what industry you’re in.<p>Quit your way to higher pay.<p>The …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Went From Living in a Car to Building a $10 Million Business

A Shark Tank deal with Mark Cuban certainly didn't hurt... but neither has personally gaining knowledge that you can then provide to others.<p>If you're a fan of <i>Shark Tank</i>, you saw Shaan Patel close an investment deal with Mark Cuban in Season 7 for his test-prep startup, Prep Expert SAT & ACT …

Marketing

Elephants Are Strangely Resistant to Cancer - And We May Finally Know Why

The genetic clues could help humans, too.<p>A research team peering into the relatively underexplored "junk" DNA of mammals has found more clues as to …

Why throwing out your resume can get you a better job

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Gary Burnison knows a thing or two about the process of a job search.<p>Burnison is the CEO …

Employment

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

Procrastination

5 Essential Oils for Much Faster Hair Growth—Seriously

Waiting for your hair to grow is like watching paint dry—except worse. Paint will dry in, well, approximately a few hours. Hair, depending on the …