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What I Learned In My 20s That Propelled My Career

This list of 7 personal development books could be for you, regardless of your age or generation.<p>The more I read today about personal development, career success, and setting and reaching goals, the more I reflect on the wisdom from some of the great authors that influenced me in my early career. …

selfdevelopment

8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From an Olympic Performance Coach

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was excited to interview Todd Herman because he’s a common denominator among my other guests. As in, the best of the best turn to him for strategy, consulting and coaching. I couldn’t wait to pick his brain.<p>Herman is a “farm …

Entrepreneurship

3 Tough Truths About Our “Priorities” No One Wants to Admit

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”<br>― Annie Dillard</i>Fifteen years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.“I …

High School

How to Become the Confident Person You've Always Wanted to Be

We've all heard the phrase "fake it till you make it" when reading up on how to be confident, but for Olympic athlete and Nike female fitness …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

Self-improvement

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy …

Emotional Intelligence

Don’t Take The Path of Least Resistance

Welcome to the human condition. We tend to do that which is easiest, often to the neglect of that which is best. The brain’s natural impulse is to …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Productivity

Win the Day With Tim Ferriss's Morning Routine

Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur starts things right.<p>1 min read<p>"If you win the morning, you win the day -- or at least, so it has been said," says author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. And he has a routine designed to set him up for success. In this video, Ferriss explains …

Tim Ferriss

Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

Anyone who eats a vegetarian diet knows that one of the most common questions asked is “Where do you get your protein?” But this gallery of recipes …

9 tiny New Year's resolutions that will improve your life in a seriously big way

Every year, New Year’s Eve rolls around and we are bombarded with people talking about their New Year’s resolutions. Growing up it was so exciting to …

2 Secrets To The Good Life, Backed By Ancient Wisdom And Research

On the first day of his class on ancient Chinese philosophy, professor Michael Puett makes a promise to all the students:If you take the ideas in …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful

Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down.<p>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 …

Self-help

5 Deep Questions You Should Ask Yourself At The End Of 2016 (To Make Next Year Even Better)

You can't change what you don't know needs changing.<p>At the end of every year, I advocate for taking a significant amount of time to reflect. I believe reflecting is a key part of growth--because unless you take moment to acknowledge what is working and what isn't, you will continue working hard …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

Productivity

Five Habits You Must Develop In Order To Become a Millionaire

To the average person, habits are a bad thing. To the extraordinary person, habits are a necessity of life. Being habitual is a must when you are performing at a high level. Most of us are prone to developing habits quickly, but we may choose to develop the wrong ones.<p>Everyone says they want to …

Want to Improve Your Life and be a Better Person? Read These Books

<i>“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –</i><b>Helen Exley</b><p>These are best sellers. You have probably read …

Self-improvement

5 Universal Experiences That Are Different In Other Cultures

Despite our many differences, there are certain things we humans can collectively agree upon: Brussels sprouts are gross, nobody should put honking …

4 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Inner Thigh Workouts

Your inner thighs may not be as outwardly visible as, say, your glutes, quads, and hamstrings, but they’re still a big part of overall lower-body …

Yoga

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make …

Motivation

7 Career Mistakes That Are Holding You Back From Success

Are you dreaming big enough?<p><i>What are the common mistakes people make that ruin their lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, speaker, and writer, on …

personalimprovement

To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind In Life

By <b>Jamie Varon</b><p>You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how …

Los Angeles

6 Fitness Rules You Should Stop Believing

When you’re strapped for time, trying to carve out 30 minutes five days a week for your workouts can feel like an exercise in just trying not to go …

Exercise

9 High-Protein Meatless Soups And Stews

Healthy Eating

Agonist Muscles and Strength Training

If you know anything about your body and, if you exercise, then you probably know that the muscles in the body are arranged in a certain way for you …

25 Things You Need to Stop Wasting Time On

• Distractions which keep you apart from particular moments with particular individuals. — Pay attention to the tiny things, because if you truly miss …