Chris Millar

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The Key to Success? Relationships.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you ask 10 entrepreneurs to tell you the key to business success, you're likely to get 10 different answers. I'm sure one would say product innovation, and while that's definitely a significant factor, it's not the right answer. And, …

Have a Happier Weekend by Planning Your Activities

Got any plans this weekend? Good! The key to a happier weekend is planning it, according to Laura Vanderkam, author of the book <i>What the Most</i> …

How I'm Repairing My Reading Habits

It’s 2014 now, and the air is heady with New Year Resolutions. I’m not big on New Year Resolutions, but I <i>do</i> think it’s useful to take dates like …

Eliminate These 8 Things From Your Day

Every day, make the commitment not to:<p><b>1. Check my phone while I'm talking to someone.</b><p>You've done it. You've played the, "Is that your phone? Oh, it must be mine," game. You've tried the you-think-sly-but-actually-really-obvious downwards glance. You've done the, "Wait, let me answer this text..." …

8 Strategies to Ignite Your Passion

For any leader, passion is the key to success. Here's how to turn inspiration into action while pursuing your goals.<p>Passion is not just the way to happiness--it's also the fuel that ignites success. Having passion for a particular goal, whether personal or professional, provides the energy and …

Put Yourself on the Road to Success With These 5 Principles

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Depending on whom you ask, success means different things. If you were to ask me, I'd say it means having a career that revolves around my real life. If you were to ask my cat, she'd say it involves finding a way to catch, immobilize and …

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 …

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> …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>The fastest way to create priceless vacation memories: Go somewhere with lots to do. Big cities boast the coolest museums for families, the bulk of the historical treasures, and massive parks. But navigating them can be a hassle. To find places that make it easy to bring the kids, we …

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Parents Home

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>1 of …

Sesame Street

Food and Behavior. Are they connected? Watch this and See.

Food and behavior is a big topic these days. Folks are talking about gluten-free diets, paleo diets, candida diets, and more.<p>Does it all matter? Does …

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28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

Every once in a while I come across a real gem on someone else’s blog that I fall in love with. Yesterday I somehow wandered onto a blog post called</i> …

The Cutest iPhone App Ever Made?

If you don’t fall in love with the hand-drawn tamagotchi Hatch, you may be missing a soul.<p>The average app is a money making proposition first, and artistic statement or utility second. That’s why the App Store is loaded with clunky <i>Angry Birds</i> clones and pandering zombie shooters. But Hatch, a …

21 Parents You Meet After Having Kids

And you thought the people in college were weird.

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

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How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion of a recent story in the Wall Street Journal that struck a chord with both my husband and me.<p>Both of us hail from immigrant families who arrived to the US in the 1970s. Both of us grew up …

Is It Possible to Teach Kids Gratitude?