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Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Self-improvement

10 Essential Qualities for Living an Authentically Empowered Life

Success is the process of becoming the best version of yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be powerful in the business world you must possess the essential qualities that will guarantee to keep you ahead of the game. The majority of people do not reach the …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable – Thrive Global – Medium

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 …

What Are Values And Why Do We Need Them For A Fulfilling Life

What’s important to you? Your morning coffee? Making time to walk your dog? Getting that assignment to your boss on time? Okay, but what’s <i>valuable</i> to …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

7 Lessons Horace Has Taught Me About Life

I’m really into the poet Horace– who mixed moral philosophy and poetry:Here are some of my personal notes for myself, which I hope will give you some …

Street Photography

7 Apps Perfect For Outdoor Photography

Whether you're snapping photos of your vacation or the snow, it might be time to brush up on your outdoor photography. Whether you're vacationing in …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

Turkish military releases recording of warning to Russian jet

Surviving crew member of downed plane is rescued in 12-hour mission and says there were no warnings<p>The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of a warning it gave to a Russian fighter jet before the aircraft was shot down near the Syrian border, hours after the surviving …

Ceres' Four-Mile Tall 'Pyramid' Is Closer Than Ever, Still Puzzling

"How the mountain formed is not yet understood. It is a big -- VERY BIG -- mystery to us right now."<p>The closer we get to Ceres, the largest object in our solar system's asteroid belt, the stranger it becomes.<p>In June, NASA released a photo of Ceres, taken by the Dawn spacecraft from 2,700 miles …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

8 Simple Truths About Raising Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids

While parenting is big, important work, that doesn't mean that it has to be a "mysterious" or "complicated" process. Live these "simple truths" as consistently as you can, and you -- and your kids -- are likely to be on the right track.<p>Type "good parenting" into Google and... whoa. 519,000 results …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Why You Should Seek Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

There’s something about the idea of feeling fulfilled.<p>Most people seek happiness, and it’s a strange thing that society almost makes us feel …

Happiness

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity