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The 10 Mental Traps on Your Road to Success

There are far too many real obstacles to success for you to waste time on what's in your head and nowhere else.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are times when our perception of reality is distorted. Our beliefs and the way we process situations can lead to skewed …

Self-improvement

Millionaire Seth Godin Brilliantly Sums Up 1 Thing Great Leaders Do That Separates Them From Everyone Else

Forget about top employees for a second.<p>Everyone under the sun is crazy about hiring top employees. Well, I'm the same.<p>But let's be real: Even if you try your best to hire only A players, you can't get it right 100 percent of the time -- which means there will be some folks in your team who don't …

Employment

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be more productive! Less stressed! Ready to tackle goals</i> …

Productivity

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone who understands what motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same …

Ask This 1 Question at Every Job Interview to Increase Your Chances of Being Hired

Imagine it's zero hour and the administrative assistant calls you in for the job interview. It took you a long time to land this interview and you don't want to go home without the job.<p>The process of interviewing can be intimidating. There are so many things you need to know. What should you wear? …

Employment

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

6 Steps to Go from Procrastinating to Productive

As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we have tasks on our list that we'd rather not do. So, we keep moving the goal …

The Hottest Happy Hours in Seattle Right Now, June 2018

It’s not hard to find a decent happy hour in Seattle (there’s also an essential happy hour map for some true greats and a late-night happy hour guide for the night owls), so this guide collects the hottest new offerings. Some not-so-new restaurantsare just now getting into the happy-hour game. …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

The 3 lists I make every day to stay focused and productive

Some of the most valuable habits I've identified go back to basics. They aren't anything fancy. In fact, all I need to complete them is something to write with.<p>My favorite writing exercises, when I do them consistently, make me more productive, effective, and just plain happy.<p>They've also been …

San Francisco

Thinking of Leaving Your Job? 30+ Questions to Ask | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt comes from</i> How to Live the Good Life <i>by Commander Edward Whitehead. A British Royal Navy Officer, WWII veteran,</i> …

Employment

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking

Did you know that Warren Buffett has spent 80% of his career thinking?<p><i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder</b> …

10 Investment Tips For Beginners

Genetics science tells us that life itself thrives via diversity. Your company does too.<p>Within your company, very different people with amazingly …

3 Perfect Stocks For Investors in Their 20s to Consider Buying

There are few tried and true formulas when it comes to investing, but one aspect of investing that remains constant is that the earlier you begin, the more likely you are to generate real wealth over your lifetime and meet your financial needs during retirement. The longer you wait to begin …

Bitcoin, Schmitcoin. The Real Breakthrough is the Blockchain Behind It.

Lots of us are struggling to wrap our minds around that word “<b>bitcoin</b>.” We’re not quite sure what it is and why it’s a big deal, or if it’s just a …

The Ugly Truth About A $15 Minimum Wage

The Service Employees International Union spent 2015 expanding its campaign for a $15 minimum wage to other industries. In recent nationwide protests, the union focused again on its original target: Fast food companies, and McDonald's in particular.<p>I worked for the company for three decades, and …

McDonald's

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Research explains how music affects your productivity.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It's a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part of the modern-day …

My Italian Journey

Where Florence's small streets splinter into myriad pathways, you may come out onto Piazza Della Signoria, the city's main square, and find large numbers of locals and tourists mixing.<p>Before I traveled to Florence, I wasn't aware that it had become one of the most popular European getaways for …

Leonardo Da Vinci