Dany Chan

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In A Reading Slump? 11 Easy Ways To Reignite Your Love Of Books

Ah, the dreaded reading slump. We've all had one. All of a sudden you can't pick up a book without wanting to toss it aside immediately aside. Every …

The Right Way to Start a Meeting

We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever think about the first impression your meetings make? Frequently restarting meetings …

Management

9 Tools That Will Help You Become a Better Writer

If one of your goals for 2017 is to become a better or more frequent writer, there are plenty of tools you can use to help you along the way. We …

The Best Writing Advice of 2016

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>2016 was not an easy year to be a writer. Not just because of the constant, concentration-wrecking pull of our devices, their glowing screens beckoning with the promise of fresh horrors. I’ve spoken with …

Creative Writing

6 Important Skills and Tools to Help You Stay on Top of Your Game as a Project Manager

If you are already in the project management niche and you have that kind of personality, you are always looking for ways to improve yourself, your …

Project Management

Non-traditional wedding dresses for anyone who wants to be a cliché-free bride

When I became engaged last year, I knew what wasn’t going to happen. I didn’t want a ‘venue’ with those awful conference centre chairs covered in some white muslin and a lilac organza bow; I had no interest in creating a Pinterest mood board; there would be no baskets of flip-flops, nor overgrown …

Creative Writing

My 5-step plan for overcoming my productivity addiction in 2016

Hi, my name is Belle and I’m addicted to productivity.I don’t mean the <i>real</i> kind of productivity where I actually move my important projects forward. …

Productivity

Give Yourself a "Think Break" to Keep Your Long-Term Work Focused

The day-to-day life is where you live, but over the long-term it’s easy to lose focus. Every once in a while, give yourself a day or so to stop …

Bill Gates

Get Rid Of Your Junk For A Fresh Start To 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>So you left your office at the end of December, and for some reason the New Year’s Eve fairy didn’t arrive and clear the clutter for you? You’re …

Minimalism

These are the best planners to organize your life in 2016

We’re approaching a new year and that means a fresh start. There’s nothing quite like the first page of a clean journal or planner (that can’t just …

26 Bad Workplace Habits To Kick In 2016

New year, new you, right? There's something so enticing about starting fresh on January 1, and resolutions don't have to be limited to exercise, …

Employment

20 Ways To Stop Wasting Money & Start Saving Now

While I realize that resolutions are kind of bogus, as a new year rolls around I STILL can’t help but think about all of the ways I want to improve …

Personal Finance

8 ways to look like a millionaire, even if you're not

Regardless of how much you make, it's easy to project an air of power and confidence commonly associated with the wealthy, as long as you focus on the right things.<p>Sylvie di Giusto worked in human resources for more than 20 years before becoming an image consultant in 2009.<p>Her company, Executive …

Barack Obama

Best Gifts for Writers 2015

Do you have a writer in your life who deserves a great gift? Here's a list of goodies every wordsmith would love to have.<p><b>Books! (and gift certificates for books)</b><p>No one loves a good book more than a writer. Well chosen words on a page not only transport us emotionally, writers appreciate the …

Creative Writing

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Motivation

Forget New Year Resolutions. Focus on This Instead.

Most people don’t get to achieve most of what they set out to do in the year. You are not alone. Studies show that resolutions begin to drop off …

The Last 10 Percent: How to Push Through a Project When You're Nearing the Finish Line

Remember the excitement you felt when you launched headfirst into your latest project? Every door was open and the opportunities were endless. But …

Productivity

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ISPs

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy …

Productivity

20 things you can do for your career before the New Year

It's finally December, and you've worked hard all year long. You wrote enough emails to fill a novel. You spent an average of seven hours a day on …

Mardi Gras

How To Improve Your Time Management

Don’t work harder, work smarter – these five tricks will revolutionise your daily grind<p>You are, as you may just possibly have noticed, too busy. …

Time Management

13 things to say NO to in 2016

As we close out 2015, finish up our to-do list for the year, and set our new goals for 2016, it’s time to lay some ground rules. Yes, a new year is …

The New Way To Focus At Work (And At Home)

The authors of <i>Getting to It!</i> show us how to eliminate distractions and concentrate on the projects that make us more successful -- and happy.<p>Because of our work in the training field, we encounter many people who are overburdened at work. They tell us about their current workload, and then mention …

Time Management

Go Paperless With Evernote’s Latest App

It’s always fun to be able to say, “Here’s my card,” and whip out your info between your index and middle fingers. But in reality, when someone hands us their card it ends up in the recycling after we take a picture of it, which will quickly be buried in a Camera Roll filled with pictures of cute …

Apps

New Year, New Habits: 4 Tips for Checking Off To-Do Lists

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)<p>It's human nature to want to take advantage of the fresh start that a new year brings and really feel some forward …

Time Management

11 Tricks for Sticking to Your Resolutions

With the start of a new year, we all want to improve ourselves. But if past experience has taught us anything, most of those resolutions will go out the window by February. After the sparkles have been vacuumed up and the glittery favors have been all passed out, use one (or all) of these tips to …

Productivity

Why You Do Your Best Thinking In The Shower: Creativity & the “Incubation Period”

“The great Tao fades away.”<p>So begins one translation of the <i>Tao Te Ching</i>’s 18th Chapter. The sentence captures the frustration that comes with a lost …