Patrick Schellingerhout

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12 Things You Can Do to Build Your Child's Confidence, Starting Now

Every parent wants their child to have as much confidence in themselves as possible. A high level of self-esteem can take our children far in life, inspiring them to shoot for the stars and to believe they can achieve anything they set their minds to. Confident children are more likely to turn into …

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Parenting

The One Simple Thing That Finally Got My Kids to Stop Fighting

Remember when you thought your kids would be best friends, sharing toys and learning from each other in harmony every day of their lives? If so, I …

Parenting

11 Ways to Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Instead of being lazy or disorganized, people usually put things off because they aren't in the right mood to complete the task. Doing so places you firmly inside the procrastination doom loop. Since you've decided you aren't in the right mood to work, you distract yourself with other …

Procrastination

The 3-Step Process You Can Use This Weekend to Recharge and Refocus on Your Goals | Inc.com

The weekend is a great time to regroup and recharge, and can transform your upcoming week and help build up your mental strength for it.<p>No matter how prepared and diligent you are, obstacles and setbacks will find their way onto your journey toward becoming the best version of yourself.<p>In fitness, …

Self-improvement

Don’t Fail Because You Can’t Start: 4 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Do you often rush to get things done at the last minute to meet the deadline? Do you want to stop procrastinating so that you can end the frustration of the last minute rush?<p>If you’re fed up with procrastination, you’re not alone. Although almost everybody puts off things to be done later, some do …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Tools and Strategies for Effortlessly Improving Your Focus

Ever hear of Brain.fm, which uses algorithm-generated music to set a deeply focused mood? We hadn't, either.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to be productive, right? But productivity is difficult to maintain without focus. Any day of the week, there is no …

Our 6-year-old has a fun, comfortable life. Why isn’t she grateful?

<i>Q: We have a 6-year-old who, for the past six months or so, has acted frustrated and apathetic about most things if she’s not doing exactly what she wants. We are not extravagant, but we live a comfortable life and want to do fun things with the kids. But it’s hard when we feel like it’s not being</i> …

Parenting

Where To Start When You’ve Procrastinated On Your Goals For Too Long

This column is authored by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post Where To Start When You’ve Procrastinated On Your Goals For Too Long appeared …

Procrastination

Set Yourself Up for a Successful Week With This 15-Minute Checklist | Inc.com

While an entrepreneur's workday never really ends, it's important to maintain some work/life balance and create structure. Downtime is necessary to recharge your batteries, reset priorities, and renewed focus. Here are some things you can do at the end of the workday to make the most of your …

Productivity

A novel trick to beat procrastination

Some researchers say visualising your 'future self' can beat procrastination and drive better decisions. Alina Dizik explains.<p>Close your eyes. Imagine yourself finishing that tedious months-long project you’ve been dreading.<p>Think about the papers you’re preparing on your desk, documents you need to …

Procrastination

Feeling Unproductive? Try Using One of These 5 Techniques to Get Going | Inc.com

The path to getting things done always begins with doing.<p>Productivity is a word thrown around loosely within entrepreneurship circles, with everyone looking for "hacks" or "tips and tricks" to make their day more productive. Ultimately these are surface level, with a real change being fostered by a …

Time Management

Your Phone Is Wreaking Havoc on Your Productivity! Here Are 3 Ways to be Productive Without it. | Inc.com

Most of us have to be on our phones for work, often during office hours and after we go home. Because we're on our phones all the time, we can start to rely on them for things like managing our to-do lists and organizing other, non-work aspects of our lives. While there's nothing wrong with that, …

Time Management

4 Email Habits to Avoid for Improved Productivity at Work

Some 64 seconds, on average, elapse between reading an email and getting back on task. That's a big time suck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, according to a study by the Radicati Group, over 205 billion emails were sent and received worldwide each day. There …

Stop dragging kids away from their screens

Every parent thinks it’s healthy for their kids to play outside. I want it for my kids, my parents wanted it for me, and my grandparents wanted the same for my parents. Right now, it’s a hot topic among parents that mobile phones are turning kids into zombies who tune out and do nothing else but …

7 Tiny Habits That Can Make You Healthier and More Productive | Inc.com

Ask most people, "Would you like to be healthier, more productive, and happier?" and you're most likely going to get a resounding yes.<p>But ask those same people, "Are you taking consistent action each day to make that happen?" and you're going to get fewer yeses.<p>It's not due to laziness or …

Happiness

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life | Inc.com

There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my 30's creeping up, I've taken an interest in learning …

Self-improvement

Want to Raise a Confident Girl? Encourage Her to Be a Little Bad | Inc.com

A while ago, I saw a little girl wearing a cheeky shirt that said <i>"Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go places."</i><p>It made me smile. I liked the thought of this little girl being a rebel (or at least being encouraged to be) at such a young age. With that mindset, she's more likely to grow up and see …

Self-improvement

5 Simple Tips That Can Help Even the Worst Procrastinators | Inc.com

Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch... or your resume... or an important speech you've been ask to give... and then realized it would be much less stressful to check the sports scores... or play solitaire... or check Facebook? If so, join the crowd. 80% of college students are …

Procrastination

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of</i> …

Time Management

End Your Workday With These 4 Questions | Inc.com

The end of your workday has a way of sneaking up on you. You catch a quick glimpse at the time and realize it's already later than you had planned to leave the office.<p>You rush to shut down your computer, grab your keys, and head out the door, desperate to get your few hours of respite before you …

Time Management

5 Things Parents of Successful Kids do Differently | Inc.com

Chances are, your vision of succeeding as a parent doesn't involve your offspring living in your basement when they're 30, or flitting aimlessly from job to job without some sense of purpose in life. But what can you do to help forge young adults who are hardworking, confident, resilient and able …

Cities

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

Hip problems get a lot of attention as you age. But tight, immobile shoulders, beyond making the gym miserable, put you squarely in old-man …

The Best Road Bikes For Serious Cyclists and Budget Bikers

If you're training for the next big race or just want to get to work on time, these are the some of the finest examples of human-powered transportation.<p>For mortals looking to go fast, descend confidently, and brake safely, here's a line-up of beloved and favorite road bike models—all of which …

I Tried Bike Commuting Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Happened

Committing yourself to biking to work every day turned out to be very different from doing so on a whim<p>If you set a hard goal for any kind of routine or activity, you're guaranteed to learn some new things about that activity. In the case of riding my bike to work every day for a week, I learned a …

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an alarming 20 …

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make resolutions, and only 8 percent will succeed.<p>Instead of adding a new diet or workout regime, let's</i> …

Self-help