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5 Tips To Help You Raise More Money For Your Favorite Charity In 2014

It’s great to write a check to your favorite charity. But – as in business – it’s even better to find ways to scale your impact. Raising money may sound daunting: <i>How do I get started? Where do I find the time?</i> But it doesn’t have to be. Here are five tips that Mike Ambassador Bruny – nicknamed …

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

10 New Skills You Can Learn in 6 Months

If you're entering the job market or a new industry, you may find your resume lacking in skills and experience — especially if you just graduated …

One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out high-quality work a portion of …

Time Management

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace.<p>While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade …

Simplest Way to Get Smarter

Forget the puzzles, games, and mental exercises. There's an easier way to boost your brainpower.<p>Sure, exercise is good for your health. We all know that. But exercise is also a scientifically proven way to make yourself smarter.<p>According to Gretchen Reynolds, author of the soon to be released <i>The</i> …

The Brain

Keys To Success: 6 Traits The Most Successful People Have In Common

Stanford MBA school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer looked at the research on success and power along with studying the lives of such high achievers as LBJ …