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12 bookstores every reader should visit in their lifetime

The organizers of Independent Bookstore Day celebrate book havens and book lovers everywhere each spring, and what better way to mark the occasion than to seek out an indie book shop on your next trip?<p>"The idea of Bookstore Day, first and foremost, is to celebrate indie bookstores and the symbiotic …

Books

A woman who's been a professional athlete, banker, filmmaker, restaurateur, and CEO reveals 5 keys to being successful in anything

The former investment banker, athlete, filmmaker, restaurateur, and current entrepreneur has spent the last 15 years learning from a wide array of jobs and industries.<p>She's come away from her experiences with a distinct perspective on leadership, the importance of hard work, and making sure you're …

13 inexpensive online classes that can help you land a job

Now, I'll be honest and say that I'm old-fashioned, which is why I prefer using Post-its instead of Apple Calendars, holding a physical book rather than reading with a Kindle, or talking in person rather than through social media.<p>But like everyone else, I've had to adapt to life's changes — and …

Social Media

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

A Peek Inside How I Use Evernote to Organize My Life

For years, I have been singing the praise of Evernote. And with great reason. The program has quietly moved beyond its standard “to-do list” …

Productivity

There's an 'invisible' trait that makes leaders more effective — here's how to develop it

The difference seems to lie at least partly in charisma — a trait that can be hard to define but relatively easy to spot.<p>Yet a growing body of research suggests that charisma is both definable and replicable. Scientists who study charisma say it's less a natural gift bestowed only upon some lucky …

Charisma

What pirates, hackers, and gangsters can teach you about running a business

Suddenly he stood up and told her, "Look around this room — there are about 100 weapons in here. I could kick that sink in and I could make a razor out of the ceramic. I could melt the plastic on that chair and I could make a knife. The wiring in that speaker on the corner, I could make a weapon …

Entrepreneurship

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

An epic collection of inspirational quotes for any occasion.<p>Need a quick dose of inspiration? Need a quick surge in motivation? You'll definitely find it here ...<p>"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high …

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.<p>Some people think you …

Cameron Diaz Beautifully Sums Up The Real Meaning Of Happiness

Perfect.<p>For Cameron Diaz, fame does not equal happiness.<p>The actress got real about the true definition of joy for the film "Human," saying success isn't defined by admiration from others. The movie features a series of interviews with people on what it's like to be human in the face of love, …

Study Seinfeld to Learn Everything You Need About Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity sucks.<p>For one, it's hard. I mean, let's face it -- when I sit down to "get something done," it almost never happens. At first, I thought it was just me. I thought that maybe there was some malfunction in my brain that made it …

Jokes

How 'The Devil's Financial Dictionary' defines 13 Wall Street words

Words like "research" and "analysis" mean one thing to regular folks, but something totally different to the folks with a financial interest in how they are perceived.<p>To address this, Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig is out with a new book, "The Devil's Financial Dictionary," which …

Stock Markets

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work</i> <b>a lot</b><i> — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i><p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of …

Build a successful future with project management certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

55 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Believe in Yourself

Inspirational quotes that will motivate you to feel confident and self-assured when you need it most.<p>I know a few extremely confident--not cocky, <i>confident</i>--people. (Here's how you can tell if someone is genuinely confident.) It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us sometimes lack …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

Here’s What The Most Successful People Read And Why

There’s a reason why the most successful people look to other leaders’ lives for guidance and inspiration.<p>One of my favorite things to ask people in job or story interviews has nothing to do with business or work: “What do you read?”<p>We already know that the simple act of reading can have …

Success

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

7 techniques that will save you from awkward social situations

Maybe the following is familiar: You arrive at a networking cocktail hour in hopes of meeting some cool people relevant to your career. You grab a drink and stand off to the corner, scanning the room but recognize no one.<p>After a few moments of sipping your drink, you decide to introduce yourself to …

Pope Francis

15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

CEOs

5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>I’m convinced that the ingredient for the effective use of data and analytics that is in shortest supply is managers’ understanding of what is possible. Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given …

12 Habits That Will Shape You To Be Profoundly Influential

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

7 Powerful Tools for Reinventing You and Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re in a rut or things aren’t progressing as quickly as you would like, it is time to make changes. Change means reinvention. We all have the opportunity in life at any moment to reinvent ourselves. Each time a major shift in life …

Motivation

15 Ways Your Brain Fools You On A Daily Basis

Consider this post the red pill.

5 Proven Ways to Keep Your Internet Activity Private

Here's what you can do to stay private on an Internet that has too many eyes.<p>It has been over two years since a previously unknown CIA IT analyst stunned the world with the release of NSA classified information. One September 29th, more than 120,000 people retweeted Edward Snowden when he joined …

The Most Productive Month Of My Life

Can a disorganized freelancer and night-owl stand-up comic transform her productivity in 30 days? Find out.<p>There are two kinds of people: Those who thrive when things are in order, and people like me, who thrive in a state of chaos.<p>Read more >><p>I’m a freelance writer and stand-up comic, which means …

13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings

We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …

Jeff Bezos

To find the most attractive stocks, go to DIVCON 5

What’s the best way to pick a stock?<p>There isn’t only one answer, of course. There are many fundamental approaches that focus on financial statements, …

Using Multiple Project Management Tools: What's the Secret to Success?

It’s not uncommon for startups to use multiple project management tools across their teams. In fact, we see some Stacklist members using two, three, …