Alex Levy

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How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

Stoicism reveals 4 rituals that will make you confident

Ever feel like you’re not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you’ve ever made. Your …

Self-help

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

Self-improvement

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

An FBI Agent Shares 9 Secrets to Reading People

23 years in the FBI taught this entrepreneur the remarkable power of observation.<p>The ability to read others will greatly affect how you deal with them. When you understand how another person is feeling, you can adapt your message and communication style to make sure it is received in the best way …

payattention

14 Books That Inspired Steve Jobs

Why did Apple “think different?”<p>Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>“The reason that …

Literature

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Business Development

How to Hack into Your Creativity While You Sleep

We live in an age of multitasking, but there is still one significant chunk of time we haven’t put to good use — sleep. A restful, uninterrupted eight hours of shuteye is important for replenishing our energy, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do double duty and replenish our creativity too.<p>At some …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Learning

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

How To Market A New Product

Start small and create a timeline for taking your product to national distribution.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've invented the next great gadget, and you're sure it'll be a hit. In fact, you've got cartons of inventory stored in every room of your …

eCommerce

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

Let’s Stop Being Embarrassed by Spirituality

Daily Beast columnist Jay Michaelson has written a new book called The Gate of Tears, but he isn’t sure he wants the rest of us to know about it.<p>Let …

You Have Nothing To Lose (And Everything To Gain) By Putting Yourself Out There

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You’re here because you want to learn about entrepreneurship. Maybe you have some doubts about your idea or don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re …

9 Habits to Master Before Turning 30

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Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself and the True Value of Education

“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life.”<p>“Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?” Elizabeth Gilbert asked in framing her catalyst for creative magic. This is among life’s most abiding questions and the …

The Top 10 Most Useless Degrees (And Why)

Sean Kim<p>Read full profile<p>If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering how valuable your current degree will be for your career. Or maybe you’re …

Top 10

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

5 More Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed Today

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Motivational videos can be a great, free tool to get you pumped up and ready for action. One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is the guidance and motivation provided by mentors, leaders and others who have gone before …

Motivation

How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging

If you’re anything like the overwhelmed blogger I spoke to a few years ago, who thought making a full time living from her blog was basically …

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7 Simple Steps That Will Make You Remarkably Confident

Fear can kill your business faster than a bad economy. Here's how to stop it.<p>Would you like to be more confident? For most of us the answer is yes. Wherever we are in our lives and careers, we know we could achieve more if we could stop fear and uncertainty from getting in our way.<p>We can, according …

Self-improvement

6 Insufferably Bad Work Habits and How to Treat Them (Infographic)

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every office has them, those men and women who just can't seem to get work done on time. There are various causes for their lack of productivity: some are chronic procrastinators, others get distracted by aggressive multitasking …

Time Management

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores

Hampshire College is a liberal arts school in Massachusetts that has decided not to accept SAT/ACT scores from applicants. That's right - the college won't accept them, a step beyond the hundreds of "test-optional" schools that leave it up to the applicant to decide whether to include them in their …

A Military Veteran's Journey into Transcendental Meditation

I’m a Veteran and a Founder of Stop Soldier Suicide. When our Chief Marketing Officer asked me to write a blog for Suicide Prevention Month, I …

'Who's God?'

My observance of Yom Kippur this year was greatly enriched by a recent <i>New Yorker</i> cartoon by Harry Bliss that provided useful entrée to the highly serious matters that occupied Jews for the long day of fasting and prayer.<p>It takes a minute to get the "God" joke: part of its appeal--"Who's God?"--has …

How To Get The Effects Of Masturbating Without Doing It

There's no denying that people love to masturbate. It's the second most common human sex act, according to Martha Cornog in <i>The Big Book of</i> …

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Welcome to this year’s<b><br>Breakthrough Junior Challenge</b><p>Explain a big scientific idea in fundamental physics, life sciences or mathematics with a short …

Breakthroughs