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11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with …

Productivity

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

Parenting

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Self-improvement

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, …

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

10 Tips to Make Your Relationship With Your Child Stronger

Strengthening the parent-child relationships requires work and effort. Parenting is a tough job, but by maintaining a close relationship and open …

Kids

How to dress like a tech billionaire for $200 or less

Mark Zuckerberg gets his signature gray T-shirts custom-made by an Italian designer; Evan Spiegel prefers $450 sneakers; and everyone from Satya Nadella to Sundar Pichai to Kevin Systrom has been spotted in shoes from French fashion house Lanvin.<p>But these execs make millions of dollars a year, and …

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

6 signs you're richer than you think, according to a wealth adviser for millionaires

You know the saying, "not all heroes wear capes"? Well, similarly, not all millionaires drive Lamborghinis and live in mansions. In fact, they might live right next door to you.<p>I'm talking about those who live comfortably, and while they may be wealthier than you, they don't necessarily live like …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Whiskey Drinking Accessories for $35 or Less

We love a good bottle of whiskey, whether it’s a limited-release Buffalo Trace bourbon or one of these weekend sippers. But like you, we know that …

What People Find Most Charming About You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

In the last few years especially, the internet has been nerding out about the Myers-Briggs personality test, which was made by Isabel Myers and …

Psychology

“Help! I think I married a narcissist”

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Relationships

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

Retrogaming

A leading happiness researcher says we’re giving our kids bad advice about how to succeed in life

Most parents want their kids to be successful in life—and so we teach them attitudes that we believe will help them achieve their goals. But as I learned while researching my book <i>The Happiness Track</i>, many widely-held theories about what it takes to be successful are proving to be …

Self-improvement

The New Workout Mat That Guides Your Exercise Form

It’ll help you track your progress, too<p>Exercises that require you to step into space can be tricky—dangerous, even— when it comes to body positioning and proper form. Take the lateral lunge, for example. When you step out to the side, does you foot always land in the same spot? And are you stepping …

10 Free Smartphone Apps Every Stylish Man Needs

In this glorious/terrifying digital age we live in, there truly is an app for everything. We’re talking ordering pizza, operating a drone, learning a …

Apps

The Best Cardio Routine to Burn Your Stubborn Fat

​​Try this routine to melt stubborn fat and get a more complete cardio workout.<p>As the <i>Men's Health</i> Fitness Director, I get a lot of questions from people about the best type of cardio to burn stubborn fat. You ask; you get. This is one of the best advanced cardio routines for those looking to burn …

This Automatic Watch Is Less Than $160 but Loved by Collectors

Let’s face it: Collecting watches is <i>expensive</i>. Timepieces from Swiss makers such as IWC, Patek Philippe, and Hublot start at about $4,000—well beyond …

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. But in my …

Financial Services

17 incredible experiences to have in Scotland in 2017

WHAT DOES YOUR DREAM ADVENTURE LOOK LIKE? Maybe it involves white sand beaches, brilliant blue water, and kayaking secluded coves home to seals and …

Scotland

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

The VICE Guide to Amsterdam 2014

Amsterdam is a compact museum city with plenty to do even if you're sober, and some relatively classy ways to not be sober. Here's how to avoid the sex tourists and drug addicts.<p><i>Return to the VICE Guide to Europe 2014 homepage</i><p><i>All photos by Raymond van Mil unless otherwise stated</i><p>The Dutch capital is …

Bill Clinton

Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Has 6 Tips to Make Any Day 10x Better

After interviewing more than 200 of the world's most fascinating people for <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i>, I believe more strongly than ever that 10x results …

How to Get into Las Vegas Clubs for Free

Related Articles<p>If you know the right people, you can get into Las Vegas clubs for free. Luckily, I have a list of some of the right people.<p>Two years …

Any of these 7 gadgets will make your desk a more productive place

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Polk Audio If you're going to spend most of your time working at a desk, you might as well do what you can to make the experience less …

Amazon

7 new travel start-ups making business trips easier | CNN Travel

Startups