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Use these scripts to avoid meetings without being rude

<b>Q: I constantly get emails from people who are in town in two months and want to know if I have any availability to grab a coffee: How do I just say no to a meeting request?</b><p>Dear Busy Bee,<p>Learning to say “yes” more frequently to others comes with benefits like a bigger professional network, but as …

Productivity

How a Dietitian Cuts 500 Calories Per Meal (Without Changing Her Diet)

When you hear the word "diet," it is most likely quickly followed by the word "restriction" in your head. But as dietitian Paula Norris's popular …

Healthy Eating

3 Bad Habits You Need to Drop if You Want to Stay Organized

rawpixel / PixabayIf you’re like most entrepreneurs or business professionals, you probably have a million things going on. Whether you’re balancing …

Productivity

4 Budgeting Apps That Stop You From Bleeding Money

Spot trends faster, make smarter decisions more often, and keep more of your money.<p>For me, it’s all about the pie chart. There are all sorts of …

Personal Finance

How Does Apple Watch Health Work? Here’s Everything The Device Can Do For Your Well-Being

Apple Watch

16 Attic Design Ideas to Take Your Space Way Beyond Storage

Is your attic currently only being used for storage? If so, you’re not alone. Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and …

Design

Drafts 5 for iOS goes free, adds fantastic pro features

Drafts 5 has launched, the sequel to Drafts 4, and you may be a little confused as too what it actually new. Should you upgrade, for example? After all, it’s just the same old note-creating app with a lick of paint, right? Well, the definitive answer to that is “Hmmm, kinda…” While Drafts 5 doesn’t …

Apps

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

TAG Heuer celebrated 55 years with the iconic Carrera

This luxury Swiss watchmaker is currently making a global tour to present its iconic timepieces in selected TAG Heuer boutiques. Check out some of …

Watches

Everything You Need To Do On Your Phone Before Taking A Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you're going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

Apps

My 13 Favorite Productivity Tools

When you think of productivity tools, you probably think of apps and other technological tools. Unfortunately, apps are not the route to greater productivity. As a matter of fact, technology often consumes more time than it saves. Here are my 13 favorite productivity tools, none of which require …

Productivity

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Self-help

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>By<p>Apr 13 2018, 3:09 PM<p>Life is full of …

Self-help

How to actually get work done on an iPad

Apple is touting its updated iPad as an education-focused device, once again pushing the idea that the iPad can replace a laptop (or Chromebook, in the case of classrooms). That's unlikely, but with the right tools, it <i>can</i> be a workable substitute in a pinch.<p>It takes more than a few classroom apps …

Apps

Working Parents, Incorporate Mindfulness into Tasks You’re Already Doing

We all know that mindfulness can ease stress, but when you’re a working parent, it feels hard to find the time to fit in anything — even 10 minutes of meditation. Luckily, you can build mindfulness into your busy routine. Spend a few minutes writing down the activities you do each day: drop the …

Mindfulness

The 5 Easiest Meals to Elevate Your Camping Experience

Hiking works up an appetite like nothing else. While you might not break a sweat during the day, that doesn’t mean you haven’t earned the right to …

Extreme Sports

5 Strategies for Your Most Productive Workday

Do better work and go home on time.Andy Grove, former CEO and chairman of Intel, used to arrive at work at 8:00 and leave by 6:00 every day. Sheryl …

Time Management

What Can You Really Accomplish in Just an Hour?

How you spend an hour is how you spend a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you lose an hour is the same way you lose a day -- <i>“God, I’ve been swiping through Instagram like a zombie!”</i><p>How you lose a day is the same way you lose a month -- <i>“Ah, I just didn’t really</i> …

Mentoring

Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

Fitness

10 Stretches that Feel F*cking Great

When you think about stretching, your mind probably floods with images of people swilling juiced grass out of tiny plastic shot glasses, or …

Yoga

5 Tricks to Finally Getting Your To-Do List Done

Ever notice that your to-list is never complete? It’s a common problem—but these strategies can help.<p>Stick to a Method That Makes Sense for You<p>If you …

Time Management

This 1 Practice Immediately Reduces Stress (and Improves Self-Awareness)

Give this a try next time you need to clear your head.<p>Some stress is good.<p>An appropriate amount of stress helps you achieve peak performance. It gives you the extra boost you need to overcome laziness and focus on the task at hand.<p>Take a job interview, for example. If you don't have any stress or …

Mindfulness

The Science of Well-Being

6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

We love TED Talks for just about any occasion — when we need inspiration, when we want to learn about money and when we have 10 minutes to spare and …

Creativity

Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

Watches

4 ways to improve your interview skills like a pro

So you got the interview, congrats! You’re ready, right?<p>You’ve skimmed your resume to freshen up on your professional accomplishments, check.<p>You’ve boned up on the potential new employer and the job description, check.<p>You’ve got a few questions ready, check.<p>You’ve read all the best books on …

Employment

This Is the One Thing You Should NEVER Put on Your Resume

And it's probably on yours already.<p>Ask a room full of hiring managers which resume cliche is most likely to make their eyes roll back in their heads, …

Employment