Carey D Harnois II

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10 things I've learned from running a site on mindfulness and minimalism for a decade

It's been a decade filled with learning for me … too many things to put into one post. But as I've been reflecting on it all, I have a dozen or so …

6 Innovations that Have Changed E-commerce in 2016

The landscape of e-commerce is changing dramatically<p>U.S. e-commerce sales reportedly totaled $341 billion in 2015 - a 14.6% increase on the $298 billion spent in 2014.<p>Sound impressive?<p>You might be surprised to learn that the $341 billion spent online accounted for just 10.5% of retail sales in the …

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

6 Tony Robbins Life Hacks That Will Help You Become a Better Entrepreneur

Walking over hot coals aside, all entrepreneurs can stand to learn something from Robbins's teachings.<p><i>By Kristopher Jones, founder and CEO of LSEO.com.</i><p>When in search for the ultimate life coach for everything from business leadership to controlling our own destiny, Tony Robbins is the undisputed …

10 Success lessons from Benjamin Franklin – “America's Founding Father” for entrepreneurs

Share67<p>Tweet<p>Share188<p>+18<p>Shares 263<p>Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America (USA). A famous polymath, Franklin …

5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a symbolic …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

Apple's Most Innovative Product Isn't A Product At All

The most significant innovation from Apple these days isn’t the new headphone-jack-less iPhone 7 or the waterproof Apple Watch 2 — it’s the Apple store customer experience. Apple has developed a new retail experience that has transformed the Apple store as we knew it and the Apple brand itself. The …

Customer Experience

Non-Negotiable: 5 Traits of Entrepreneurs Who Value Their Health

Being an entrepreneur is demanding. I know the pressure and strain involved because I've been an entrepreneur for a few years now.<p>Working a 9-to-5 job can be stressful, too, of course, but entrepreneurship is even more so. After all, entrepreneurs own their time, and that isn’t always a good thing: …

10 Killer Productivity Advice By Happening Young Entrepreneurs Bizztor

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than vision. It requires continuous efforts, even at times when you don’t want to work or not motivated …

24 Smart Strategies to Become a More Productive Entrepreneur

In his new book, Damon Brown shares effective strategies to "do more in less time."<p><i>In his book</i> The Productive Bite-Sized Entrepreneur (a follow-up to Bite-Sized Entrepreneur,) Inc. <i>columnist Damon Brown provides smart, actionable strategies to increase your productivity while running a business and</i> …

Finding Business Zen - The Minimalist Mindset

I'm an aspiring minimalist.<p>From the first moment I stumbled across Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus blog, The Minimalists, I was hooked. It was a definite aha moment in my life.<p>Here's how they describe minimalism:<p>Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps people question what things add value to …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

Leadership Minimalism: A New Mindset to Clear Clutter

Preparing for the Leadership Minimalism MindsetTime does funny things. One of them is the collection of stuff. We have our messy drawer at home, but …

The Minimalist’s Guide To Productivity

I’ve been on a journey to adopt a minimalist lifestyle for years. I’ve taken on a minimalist wardrobe, thrown out all the junk in my house, even …

Minimalism

Swing Trading While having a Full-Time Job on the Side

Every few weeks somebody asks me why SwingTradeBot doesn't provide real-time quotes. My answer is always the following two things:<p>They're too …

Trading

4 things millionaires do differently

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

Entrepreneurship

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Startups

Here's What I Learned When I Quit My Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I remember the day well. July 14, 2009 -- less than one year after I set up my first real business, I quit.<p>Nine months earlier, I'd set up my design and digital business by recruiting a developer and investing in some office space in the …

Entrepreneurship

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

Entrepreneurship

Spring Cleaning For Entrepreneurs -- 5 Time-Wasting Habits To Throw Out

The term “spring cleaning” is perhaps more common in the home than it is in the workplace, but for entrepreneurs, it can offer the chance to reflect on your business habits. You may find that some of your practices are useful, while others no longer serve a purpose. Consider, for instance, these …

Time Management

The 7 Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p>Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p><b>Build blocks of</b> …

Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop Micromanaging

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the founder of a startup, particularly a first-time founder, control becomes an addiction. You feel like the only way to succeed is to take control of every single aspect of your business. And while you need to have a say in the big …

Employment

The Case Against Minimalism: When It's Good to Want More

Here's what I want to admit even though it feels uncomfortable: I want a big life. I want greatness. I want big impact.<p>I'm done lessening my desire. …

5 Ways Minimalism Helped Me Build a Profitable Online Business

Right after I got married, I discovered that I couldn't keep the job I had--the job that was going to support my new family.<p>It was the worst thing to happen to us after getting married.<p>After a long and grueling job search, I finally started an online personal development website. And within months, …

Minimalism

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

10 Harsh Realities No Entrepreneur Can Deny

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are a culture that wants to believe in fantasy and happy endings, like many of the classic fairly tales. In reality, life is tough and sometimes brutal. Most people are struggling to get by and just pay their bills. What you should be …

Entrepreneurship

Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' Official Netflix Trailer

From the home of Daredevil.<p>Marvel has joined forces with Netflix again for what aims to be another hit series. Following up the entertaining <i>Daredevil</i> …

10 Unforgettable Motorcycle Routes Worth Travelling The World For

Dinner with your in-laws. A pat-down at the airport. Karaoke at the office Christmas party.<p>There are some experiences you want to get through as …

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