Ergun Birol

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I used to work 80 hours a week — until I stumbled across a technique that cut my office hours down to 20

I would work 60, 70, sometimes 80 hours a week — it was never enough. I wore my 'busy-ness' like a badge of honor ... I loved telling you how unbelievably hectic my life was at any given moment.<p><b>Until I completely burned out.</b><p>After years of grinding away, I realized one day that I needed to …

Time Management

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The Pursuit: Tony Robbins’ 5 Steps to Break Through Your Limits

Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. It’s his mission to change lives—and so far, he’s empowered more than 50 million people through his …

Pick 3: Change Your World

Three what? Three questions.<p><i>“It’s not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.” <br>~Albert Einstein</i><p><i>“Children ask better questions</i> …

The Perfect Tony Robbins Quote for Smart, Innovative Entrepreneurs

Motivational speaker Tony Robbins is talking money in his new book, but his best principle also applies to innovating your business.<p>Tony Robbins is a legend within the motivational speaker realm, but he's taking on personal finances in his new book <i>Money: Master the Game</i>. What's interesting is that …

The Five Must-Have Skills Every Leader Needs For The Future of Work

Earlier this year I sat down with Philip Foster, of Maximum Change, to talk about the future of work. You can listen to the full podcast here. Foster …

Tony Robbins' secret to wealth has nothing to do with money

He went from a cash-strapped upbringing to an estimated net worth of $440 million, has coached some of the wealthiest people in the world, and even wrote a book about mastering your money, "MONEY: Master The Game."<p>His financial perspective is unique — he does not equate wealth with a dollar sign.<p>In …

Tony Robbins

9 Books That Everyone Should Read, According to Malcolm Gladwell

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

You need this app if you have too many photos on your iPhone

Suffering from photo overload on your iPhone?<p>An app called Gallery Doctor uses algorithms to scan your camera roll and present you with photos you may want to delete. It's incredibly useful for freeing up precious storage space.<p>Here's how it works:

Mobile Photography

Don't make the mistake of discounting any of your experiences. They are there for a reason. It's your job to figure out what that reason is, learn what you need to from it, and move on. Collaboration with my good friend @agentsteven, who always has something interesting to say.

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The Last 10—and How to Lose It

You're in decent shape, you exercise, you watch what you eat. So why can't you shed those last ten pounds? Actually, you can—but not by dieting madly or sweating it off the usual way<p>It starts about now: The pressing sensation around the waistline of your pants, the paralyzing lethargy when the …

Why The Future Of Online Advertising Looks A Lot Like Television

Ever since the first display ads appeared on our computer screens some two decades ago, the Internet’s big promise over existing advertising has been the ability to target audiences more precisely and measure the impact of the ads.<p>That promise has partly come true, and it remains the key factor in …

Digital Advertising

Revenue Is the Only Funding Your Startup Should Seek

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Founding a company can be both incredibly exhilarating but also incredibly costly. Among the bevy of risks associated with becoming an entrepreneur, funding is one of the largest. That's why many startups turn to outside sources -- …

Entrepreneurship

#WellSaid#Stay#Positive Your right. People do lie, and cheat, and stab you in the back. There will be people who use you, and don't love you even though they say they do, but you can't let that stop you from living. Because there are people out there who do love, and would never hurt you. You have to find those people and keep them in your life, FOREVER.

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14 Powerful Motivational Quotes You Have Never Heard (but Should)

A very different collection of inspirational quotes, plus the reasons why they can actually make a difference in your life.<p>I once despised motivational quotes, probably because my wrestling coach liked to say, "If you're not puking or passing out, then you're not trying hard enough."<p>(Feel free to …

50 Quotes on Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what carries your company.<p>With that kind of …

Motivation

Here’s How to Scientifically Train Your Mind to Be Happy

Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like accounting and law) can lead you toward a pervasive pessimism that …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Emotional intelligence is responsible for 58 percent of your performance, so what are you doing to improve yours?<p>When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest …

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

<i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute I was focused on the most important thing on my to do list; the next I was on a …

Time Management

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

5 Mindset Breakthroughs Every Entrepreneur Needs to Have

Building a successful company is all about having the right mindset. Here are 5 things that can help make sure your head is in the right place before starting your next business.<p>Entrepreneurship is as much about mindset as it is about skills and great ideas. In fact, in my experience there are some …

Entrepreneurship

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

The 6 Top European Cities for Startups

Today, Rocket Internet-backed startup NestPick released a list of the <b>top six European cities to start a startup</b>.<p>NestPick provides Airbnb-like …