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The 12 x 12 x 12 Rule for Successful Networking

If you follow the three parts of this rule carefully, you can learn to network successfully.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Ivan Misner, Ph.D.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Brian Hilliard’s</i> <i>book</i> Networking Like a Pro<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Networking

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

Self-improvement

In 5 years of studying rich people, I found self-made millionaires have 7 habits that help them build wealth

In my five-year Rich Habits study, I found that self-made millionaires fall into two categories: Risk-Takers and Savers.<p>Self-made millionaire Risk Takers are individuals who take some risk in the pursuit of wealth. They are typically business owners, entrepreneurs, aggressive investors in stocks or …

This Is How To Actually Work Smarter, Not Harder

We’ve found eight unexpected (and counterintuitive) ways to squeeze more out of your workday.<p>Possibly no piece of productivity advice is more well-worn than the adage, “Work smarter, not harder.” Of course, the directive points to the fact that it’s not how many hours you put in at your desk that …

Time Management

Want to Become Wealthy? You'll Need to Master These 6 Fundamentals

6 Fundamentals You'll Need to Become Wealthy<p>The question in this article's headline is a no-brainer. Of course you want to be wealthy. Everyone wants to be wealthy. Even if your happiness in life is more contingent upon emotional experiences than material goods, more money can help you do more …

Personal Finance

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

Time Management: Master Your Time, Master Your Life

There’s this huge lie we tell ourselves that “we don’t have enough time”. There is some truth to do that because eventually one day we won’t have any more time, but right now (right this moment) we have time. There are 24 hours in a day, if you can’t make the most of those hours then time isn’t the …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

Motivation

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

The 5 Most Common Procrastination Excuses Solved

From not knowing how to start to not having a deadline, here are some solutions.<p>Bad news: We’re biologically hardwired to procrastinate. Research shows we possess a limited amount of willpower that drains throughout the day, regardless of what we do.<p>We can’t avoid procrastination. Instead, embrace …

Procrastination

Valero Energy: 10 Minutes Is All You Need To Analyze A Stock's Financials

I am a value investor and a dividend growth investor. I love to build my passive income through increasing dividend payments from high-quality stocks …

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and managed a …

Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder &The post Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life appeared …

Is That High-Paying Job Really Worth It?

Why staying at a job you don't love because you're earning great money might not be the best move.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently I was playing golf (badly), and a very successful salesman in my foursome hit a terrible shot and said, "Anyway, a bad …

Employment

The Conqueror: Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn enters the studio for the <i>Outside</i> cover shoot wearing a gray crop top and exuding an <i>I don’t give a shit what you think</i> confidence. Two inches shy of six feet, powerful, and secure in her skin, she caught the photo crew up in her orbit, suddenly making the 5,100-square-foot space feel …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

Self-improvement

What I Learned Writing 2,499 Blog Posts

Today will mark my 2,500th blog post, without missing a day since January 2011<p>2,225 days ago, on January 29th, 2011, I wrote my first blog post of a daily streak I have continued to today and expect to continue until I can't.<p>Wordpress users will recognize this screen shot:<p>My next post, which will …

Game of Thrones

20 quotes from self-made billionaire Mark Cuban that will make you better with money

Since then, the Dallas Mavericks owner has added chairman and CEO of AXS TV to his resume. To top it off, he's an investor in a variety of companies including Landmark Theaters, Dropbox and Axon Sports.<p>If you're struggling with your finances — or want to start a business — get inspired by these …

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

A former FBI agent shares the 5 mindsets that set winners apart

Here are five mindsets that set winners apart:<p>1. They discover what makes them unstoppable<p>You must love what you do or you'll never have the mental toughness to be a winner. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi coined the phrase "flow" as meaning a state of deep absorption in an activity during which your …

4 Reasons Why You Should Never Seek Revenge In Business (Or Life)

This is not the article that I planned on publishing today. My original piece told the story of an investment deal gone sideways, and it was written in anger. The situation was one where my team and I were deceived, strung along, and forced into a difficult position due to the actions of others.<p>To …

Self-help

3 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Finding a high-yielding dividend stock that sells on the cheap isn't that hard. There are plenty of high-yield stocks out there that sell for bargain-basement prices. The real challenge is finding a quality business with those credentials that can be held for a long time to let the wonders of …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

These 11 Rules Will Change Your Life Forever

There are people on this planet who wake up every day and don’t know why.<p>It’s those who ask this question and follow through with action that live …

Polarize the 24/7 Hustle Mentality and Focus on Becoming Productive Instead

So, if you're a big fan of Gary V or Grant Cardone you know that they're always talking about the hustle. That you should work your butt of 24/7 nonstop every single day.<p>Here's the problem with that...many people hustle but they hustle on the wrong things. An example of that is when someone is …

A year ago, I quit my job to start a business — here's what I wish someone had told me at the beginning

My goal was to create a life where I could travel more, learn more, have greater ownership over my time, and work in my pajamas.<p>I spent six months preparing, but I still wasn't prepared for the plot twists, the highs, and the lows.<p>Over the last 12 months, I've collaborated with 29 clients from …

Want To Live In The Arctic Circle? Build Your House Inside A Solar Geodesic Dome

That's what this Norwegian family did.<p>The Hjertefølger family began their experiment in sustainable living in 2013, when they moved to Sandhornøya Island in the Arctic Circle to build their home. There, they constructed a three story cob house from sustainable materials like sand and clay. To …