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One Simple Way to Make a New Healthy Habit Stick

Want a make a new healthy habit stick? Do it when you first wake up, a new study recommends.<p>The small study, published in the journal <i>Health …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.<p>In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong", the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order to become world class.<p>If …

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time”

<b>Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.</b><p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Creativity

Scrap Your Work From Home Policy

I was recently asked by an HR manager if I had a sample of a policy about working from home. My answer was:<p>Do you want something more than "<b>Get your</b> …

The Secret to Becoming an Early Morning Exerciser

You’ve heard of those people who get out of bed with a pep in their step — no caffeine necessary — and tackle the day head-on. They even get in a …

Sleep

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The One Clarifying Question To Ask Yourself Every Morning

A recent Daily Beast piece is raising some eyebrows on social media. The author, Stephen Hunter, asserts that the only way to be successful as a writer is to write every day. <i>Every day</i>. And if you do not make time to write every day, you will fail.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>“It is easier to work every day than …

Literature

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy.<p><b>The Paradox Of Possessions</b><p>A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology …

Happiness

3 Ways To Promote Yourself Without Sounding Like You're Bragging

A middle manager at one of our recent Girls’ Lounges told me about a meeting she was in where her colleagues were reviewing account performances. She couldn’t help but notice the difference between the way the men and the women shared their thoughts. In general, she observed that the men tended to …

Leadership

The Six Worst Ways To Brand Yourself

One evening when my daughter was 12 I asked her to grab my car keys from my desk.<p>She came back with the keys. We got in the car to drive to her piano lesson.<p>“Mom,” she said, “I saw a resume on your desk.”<p>“Was there something about the resume that struck you?” I asked her.<p>“Yes!” she said. “This man …

Employment

PUT THE LOVE BACK IN LEADERSHIP

On my last day as interim executive director of Slide Ranch, my team threw me a heartfelt going-away party. I was touched and moved by their …

How to Read People's Body Language to Figure Out What They're Thinking

'Researchers believed that making a genuine smile was nearly impossible to do on command.'<p><i>by</i><p>Reading other people's body language is tricky …

Body Language

Uber's New CEO Just Sent an Amazing Email to Employees--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, has been on the job only a matter of weeks, but a recent email to employees is proof positive that he's the right man for the job.<p>Yesterday, government officials in London announced that they would not be renewing Uber's license to operate in the city. Shortly …

Leadership

Purpose Versus Profit: Which Comes First For Your Business?

It was the first time in 13 years as a business owner that Barry Chandler had faced this kind of emotional challenge.<p>For the first time ever, Barry was feeling a sense of loss.<p>It had been two years since Barry sold his subscription services and marketing agency. He had built the organization from …

Entrepreneurship

Why Taking a Thinking Day is So Important in the Age of Distraction

Can’t believe how excited I am to be taking a “Doug Day” later this month. I’m going to head up the California coast to a campground resort that …

12 Habits Of Successful Young Leaders

When Airbnb was founded, CEO Brian Chesky was 27 years old. Steve Jobs was 25 years old when Apple went public. Bill Gates was only 20 when he founded Microsoft. Young business leaders have the ability to achieve amazing things despite inexperience.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>If you want to be a successful …

Artificial Intelligence

How to lead a team to give 100 per cent

Why working from home should be standard practice

<i>iStock</i><p>And if your boss is on the fence, here’s a compelling case study — from economics professor Nicholas Bloom — to show her.<p>Quick — imagine a …

3 Tips for Running a Company From Abroad

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur who travels frequently, I know all too well the anxiety of leaving my business behind. But I also know the feeling of elation I get when I explore new worlds.<p>My travels have made me a better entrepreneur and leader, and …

10 Expensive Habits You Can, And Should, Break Today

While we may have goals to build a solid emergency fund, buy a home, retire early, or pay off debt, sometimes we can be our own worst enemy.<p>Let’s face it — we all make poor money choices. Sometimes we may even be sabotaging our finances unconsciously. We are only human, after all.<p>Breaking those bad …

Personal Finance

He Nourishes and Cherishes Her

The Nature of True Love<p>The heart of a Christian husband comes to a focal point in one word, the key word for the husband, in Ephesians 5:25: …

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That doesn't mean the <i>end justifies the means</i>, but it does mean that if you …

Motivation

Remote Workers vs. Office Workers

“I could never work remotely.” A friend of a friend said this to me the other day. We had just met and I was explaining how we run Aha! as a fully …

The Most Powerful Leadership Tool You Have: Your Own Example

Leadership is tricky. It’s more than the title you hold within your company or how many people you manage, but how far does its definition reach? What is leadership? What makes a leader, and how do you improve your own ability to lead?<p>Plenty of definitions exist explaining what a leader is, and we …

Leadership

9 Smart Things You Can Do With an Old iPhone

If your aging iPhone is too old or damaged to trade in for whatever you think it’s worth, here’s some good news: As long as it can still connect to a …

Most People Blow 70% of Their Money on 3 Things — and Cutting Back Could Be the Key to Retiring Much Earlier

Rule #1: Live below your means.<p>Retirement might seem light-years away, but if you get to your golden years with insufficient funds, it’s guaranteed …

Quitting Your Job Doesn't Mean You're Too Weak to Handle It

Some of the worst jobs you’ll ever work will try to tell you that “You’ve gotta be tough to work here!” They’ll make you think you’re too weak if you …

Mental Health

5 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work When You Feel Underappreciated

Staying motivated at work is key to career success<p>Updated February 28, 2018<p>Some people are intrinsically motivated and have little difficulty pushing …

Motivation

Want Your Ideal Job to Find You? You Need to Become an Expert at This One Thing | Inc.com

According to a recent Gallup report, 67% of employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged. People feel stuck, sometimes even trapped, by a constant feeling that there could be more. They know they're not in the right job, but they don't know how to go about finding a better one.<p>In my …

Employment