Francis Abu J.

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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

Stanford Decision Engineer Shares 5 Mistakes People Make When Facing Hard Choices

Stanford Engineer, Michelle Florendo, shares five key insights about the decision-making process based on her training in decision analysis and engineering.<p>Have you ever been paralyzed by a decision, worried you won't make the right choice, or want to feel better about making a decision?<p>Michelle …

Management

Find and Remove the Most Troublesome Apps on Any Device

Bad apps are draining your battery life, sucking up your local storage, and causing your devices to crash more often than they should—and the worst …

Apps

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-improvement

Want to Build Courage? Stop Doing These Five Things

When was the last time you felt courageous?<p>I recently saw a popular action movie with my two sons and, wow, was it full of courageous non-stop …

Self-help

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

Healthy Eating

6 of The Best Tom Ford Sunglasses and Glasses for Men

Tom Ford Sunglasses – A Legitimate Eyewear Brand<p>The Tom Ford branding machine knows no bounds. Of particular interest to Ape are Tom Ford’s superb …

Men's Fashion

Billionaire Ray Dalio says people with these 3 skills will be successful in the future

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio is no stranger to success — he's the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, which manages …

Hedge Funds

Buying a Solid-State Drive: 20 Terms You Need to Know

SSDs may all look alike, but there's loads to know about them as you read reviews and shop. You'll be able to carry on a conversation about them—and …

Computer Hardware

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Want More Luck? Science Says Do These 3 Things Every Day

Luck isn't just chance but an alchemy of courage, focus and a willingness to experiment. Here's how to make it a strength.<p>What is it that enables entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Sergey Brin and Arianna Huffington to make their own luck?<p>Entrepreneurs who feel lucky report higher levels of motivation …

Stanford University

How to Connect With Just About Anyone

You've heard about 'six degrees of separation.' What about six degrees of connection? Here they are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard it before: Networking is important. It can lead to new opportunities, push your career to the next level or even just help …

Networking

7 Surefire Strategies To Build Massive Wealth According to the Top 7 Finance Books

One morning at my old corporate job, I remember walking to the elevator with my nose firmly lodged in Thomas Stanley’s The Millionaire Next Door.<p>A …

Personal Finance

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Education Technology

These pocket-sized projectors pack a major big screen punch

Projectors are traditionally big noisy machines found in school classrooms or at the back of cinema auditoriums. Today, however, miniature …

Gear & Gadgets

19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don't do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

Self-improvement

13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. …

Time Management

3 Easy Exercises That Will Make You Mentally Stronger in Just 5 Minutes | Inc.com

Whether you're tempted to skip the gym because you don't feel like getting off the couch or you're questioning whether you were cut out to be an entrepreneur, it isn't easy to summon the mental strength you need to reach your goals.<p>But before you blame your less than stellar performance on your …

Self-help

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

8 proven habits for ultimate success

We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, "Success is not an action, but a habit."<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of …

Entrepreneurship

What Does Potassium Do for Your Body? A Detailed Review

The importance of potassium is highly underestimated.<p>This mineral is classified as an electrolyte because it’s highly reactive in water. When …

Nutrition

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

Practice This Important Skill to Get Your Way Every Day

Listening is a powerful tool to deepen trust and understanding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak."</i> -- <i>Richard Branson</i><p>Did you know that an anagram for the word <i>listen</i> is <i>silent</i>? As an entrepreneur, have you ever found …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Mind

How to Download YouTube Videos

Hours of footage is uploaded to YouTube every single second. What if you want to download it? In some circles, that's considered a big no-no, but you …

Software

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Psychology

Forgetting makes us smarter. Use these tricks to remember what you need to

It's not only normal, but necessary, for our brain to forget material that is no longer relevant.<p>We’ve all been there: You head into a room with purpose only to find yourself standing aimlessly, scratching your head, unable to remember why you entered in the first place.<p>Forgetfulness (when not …

The Brain

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence