Chris Donnelly

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21 Side Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can, Too)

Side projects and side hustles can become million-dollar businesses. Just ask these folks.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Or maybe you want to expand your business into a new area. Or maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job--at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle. Should …

5 Reasons Why You Must Have a Side Hustle (Unless You're Happy Living Paycheck to Paycheck)

You're employer doesn't love you. If you want a more interesting and financially secure life, you'll have to build it after work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tony Robbins is famous for saying, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” …

Entrepreneurship

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Small Business

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

4 Ways to Ramp Up Your Content's Impact Through Social

Too many marketers make the mistake of thinking that posting content amounts to a solid social media distribution strategy -- and content distribution requires a lot more thought and creativity than that.<p>Just a few years ago, content marketing was the cool new kid on the block. The term had only …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

The best Alexa skills to distract your kiddos

Word Search

<b>We have the best collection of word search puzzles online, with new ones being added regularly.</b><p>They are fun to play, but also educational, in fact, …

Warm Up to Franchising: How to Do Due Diligence While on Vacation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's summertime and you're so excited for that vacation you've been planning. You've been working hard and it's time for a nice break in paradise. But your dream of becoming an entrepreneur isn't going to be put on pause while you head …

Entrepreneurship

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Entrepreneurship

Fire Up Your Grills for These 40 Steak Recipes

Grilled steak is our real favorite pastime.<p><b>Grilling is America's real favorite pastime</b>, and the number one excuse to spend every minute outside in the sun. When mealtime hits, get sunglasses on and beers at the ready: These grilled steak recipes are waiting. For more, here's how to grill a steak …

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

If you want to get rich, start by studying the people who have already done so.<p>"The only person who can teach you how to think like a millionaire is a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think."<p>The same could be said about billionaires.<p>Below, we've rounded up 11 habits …

Bill Gates

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

Self-improvement

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

9 Tips From Warren Buffett to Make Kids Better at Business and Life

How do you take your lemonade stand to the next level?<p>Businessman extraordinaire and investing genius Warren Buffett wants kids to learn about business at a young age--not so they can start buying stocks with their lunch money, but so they can develop smart habits that will help them in business …

15 Ways to Get a Top Google Ranking for Your Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having trouble getting your small business site to rank in the search engines? Not even sure where to start? This post will provide you with 15 simple hacks to ensure your site is properly optimized and starts ranking as soon as possible. …

Engines

Getting Things Done Guru David Allen's Productive Workspace

Getting Things Done (GTD) guru David Allen knows a thing or two about working efficiently and productively. That’s why we can’t help peeking at his …

Productivity

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program

This might just convince you to start working on your own book.<p>Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by …

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Time Management

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Positive Thinking

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

By James Altucher,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1OQv1hB<p>Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …