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12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

From The New York Public Library<p>I am frequently flummoxed by the complete misalignment between a team’s mandate and the agenda for their meetings. My favorite example was a Corporate Affairs team that had an ambitious agenda to work collaboratively to transform the perception of the organization …

Management

The Right Way to Cut People Off in Meetings

You’ve spent hours preparing for the meeting. The objectives are clear. The agenda is tight. Relevant material was distributed to attendees in advance. Smartphones are put away, and your team seems focused and ready to work.<p>The conversation begins, but after 10 minutes of good discussion on the …

Jellyfish

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

Self-improvement

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

15 Simple Productivity Tips That Work In All Circumstances

Most people in this world are unproductive because they haven’t really tried to figure out what makes them lazy and waste their precious time. Most …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

Let me guess.<p>You should be doing something else rather than reading this article. But due to some unknown force of nature, you decided to …

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

Self-improvement

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

The Economics of Immigration: Who Wins, Who Loses and Why

Washington’s focus has shifted to immigration reform this week as a bipartisan group of Senators put forward a comprehensive plan on Monday and …

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic)

Self-sufficient, highly educated and willing to forgo a salary (for years) are just a few of the traits of this year's crop of Inc. 500 founders.<p>51% of Inc. 500 CEOs said they chose entrepreneurship because it suits their skills and abilities.<p>Recent research by Gallup and Inc. shows that those …

CEOs

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

8 keystone habits that can transform your life

Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," calls these "keystone habits." They are correlated with other good habits. For example, regular exercise often goes hand-in-hand with better eating habits.<p>Keystone habits don't create a direct cause-and-effect relationship, but they can spark "chain …

10 Tips to Manage Time Like a Pro

Time management is tough, huh?<p>The to-do list increases, but the hours don’t, and soon you find yourself cutting back on downtime to compensate for …

Time Management

10 Fatal Mistakes Successful People Never Make At Work

What do successful people at work do that does not end up as a fatal mistake at work? It all starts from appreciating that you are working with people

A new app lets anyone with a startup idea instantly chat with investors at VC firm Kleiner Perkins

In fact, he was so enamored by the startup culture there that he started sending cold emails to venture capitalists in the Valley, asking questions about term sheets and business plans. But the usual response he got — if he ever got one — was a simple one line message: "Next time you're here, let …

7 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

7 Minute Morning Routine For Better Health, Wealth, & Happiness

Looking to power up your day? Check out this 7 minute morning routine for better health, wealth, and happiness. Begin the day feeling great and be …

Happiness

27 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself

Some are incredibly overused. Others just make you sound full of yourself. Either way, you lose.<p>Do you use cheesy clichés, overblown superlatives, or breathless adjectives to describe yourself in your social media profiles and marketing materials? Do you write things about yourself you would never …

Social Media Marketing

Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...

Parents Guide<p>Showing all 13 items<p>MPAA<p>Rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images<p>Sex & Nudity<p>Several young "wives" …