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Two Must-Have Skills To Power Up To The Executive Ranks

Talent as a leader comes down to two things: cognitive and emotional agility. These are fundamental and non-negotiable leadership attributes. Sophisticated and seasoned leaders have mastered these multifaceted skill sets.<p>Cognitive agility is equated with seeing the world from a number of different …

Leadership

The 6 classics from The College Board: 101 Great Books list you should read right now

We know <i>The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers</i> can seem like an endless list of dusty tomes written by authors who …

Books

The Coolest Sneakers of 2018 (So Far)

The most important shoes of the year, presented in no particular order.<p>2018 has already been an intense year for sneakers. We started the year heavy on the chunky soles and dad shoe trend, and, while the year goes on, we're getting more into personalized pairs. White sneakers are appearing across …

Shoes

4 Companies Founded By Millennials That Are Making Millions On Amazon

In its 23-year ascent to global retail dominance, Amazon has become not just a sales channel for consumer brands, but a complete business model. The ability to quickly build a consumer brand that can reach hundreds of millions of customers while requiring virtually no warehousing is a winning …

eCommerce

Want A Casual Sex Buddy? This Is What You Need To Do

If movies about finding a friend with benefits — like that one literally called <i>Friends With Benefits</i> — are to be believed, then you can expect to …

Relationships

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

Time Management

This Unconventional Way of Consuming Books Will Transform How You Read

Give yourself permission to read this way and propel your learning to new heights<p>When's the last time you listened to an album from beginning to end? Yeah, right. But of course, you read books from cover to cover. I mean, who in their right mind wouldn't? Turns out, lots of folks.<p>I once believed in …

Writing

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

Instead of Thinking About What She Couldn't Change, This Female Founder Focused On Making Progress

Stephany Lapierre talks about how she built her company, despite the odds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner MaRS Discovery Distrct speaks with Stephany Lapierre, the founder of Tealbook, an enterprise software company, about …

Entrepreneurship

This little-known tactic can save you thousands on student loans

There’s a largely untapped solution for many of the millions of Americans who carry student loan debt: refinancing.<p>Student loan refinancing means replacing existing student loans with one, new loan — ideally with a lower interest rate. Of the more than $1 trillion in outstanding federal and private …

Personal Finance

9 Life-Improving Mental Upgrades

Happiness has less to do with what happens to you than what you make happen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your quality of life and your feelings of fulfillment and satisfaction are a reflection of your mindset and your standards. A poor mental state will drag you down …

Happiness

The Advantages Of Investing In Single-Family Rental Houses Vs. The Stock Market

I started my financial career in banking, eventually progressing to insurance and then to financial advisor over a 24 year career — 21 years as a Series 6 and then Series 7 securities licensed representative. In that span of time, I developed a unique perspective regarding the advantages of the …

Real Estate

These yoga moves pretty much feel like a massage

In the same way that you can do less and get more out of your yoga class, so too, can you master moves on your mat that feel like a massage.<p>I repeat: …

Yoga

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

22 TIPS FOR LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

When I arrived in Buenos Aires in the beginning of 2010, I could barely order food in a local restaurant. Two years later, I calmly explained the …

Language Learning

Take a Mental Vacation With These Enchanting Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is one of the most unique forms of narrative fiction. It also happens to be one of the easiest genres to fall in love with. Weaving …

Books

With These 5 Stunning Words, Steve Jobs Added a Truly Brutal Chapter to His Legacy

We're only learning about this now, years after his death. But these words really do matter.<p>Steve Jobs was near the end, literally on his deathbed. His daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, was visiting. As she turned to leave, he offered some brutal parting words--words that will now make a lasting …

MacBook Air

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Facebook Ads

How to Get a Late Payment Removed From Your Credit Report

It isn't always possible, but these few tips can improve your odds of success.<p>If you only take a single credit maxim to heart, it should be to always …

Personal Finance

Stopping bullies rising to the top

Counteracting patterns that push horrible bosses further up the ladder.<p>Bullying at work, which can involve anything from shouting at colleagues, to public criticism or threatening to get them fired, exacts an enormous toll on everyone.<p>And workplace abuse doesn’t just damage employees it hits …

Princeton University

Homeopathy Is a Worse Fraud Than Theranos

Over the last three years, Theranos has toppled from a $9 billion company to bankruptcy. As Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou …

Homeopathy

Nonfiction Book Review: One Thousand Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List by James Mustich, with Thomas Meagher and Karen Templer. Workman, $35 (960p) ISBN 978-1-5235-0445-9

One Thousand Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List<p>James Mustich, with Thomas Meagher and Karen Templer. Workman, $35 (960p) ISBN …

Books

5 things you should never say to a friend who hates their job

In a perfect world, we would obviously all love our jobs. We would jump out of bed every morning — no snooze button necessary — ready to put on our …

Employment

12 Men Anonymously Reveal Their Secret Sexual Fantasies & They're Majorly Hot

If you've ever wondered, "what do men fantasize about?" you're definitely not alone. Movies, TV shows, and pornography might give you the impression …

Amazon Fire TV

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

Self-improvement

People Over 40 Shouldn't Work More Than 3 Days a Week, Study Says (Video)

Let’s be honest: nobody is really a fan of the five-day work week. But if you want a reason to work less, science has your back. If you’re over the …

The Brain

Opinion: These 10 simple and effective life changes will make you healthier and happier

<b>1) Have a ‘do-later’ button. And use it</b><p>My to-do list was exploding with items. To the point that each day I’d seemingly add more than I accomplished. …

Productivity

Move over, Bitcoin bros: A green cryptocurrency is here

To say that the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin eats a lot of energy is an understatement. If Bitcoin were a country (praise be to the libertarian …

Bitcoin Mining

Vanguard Group begins an investing experiment that pushes free ETF trading to its limit

The Vanguard Group is synonymous with the low-cost, buy-and-hold index fund revolution, but as of August, Vanguard might be behind the boldest …

Investing