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This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Social Media

4 Steps to Getting More Referrals From Everyone You Meet

Network better with these four tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask any entrepreneur about referrals and most will tell you that they are the lifeblood of any business.<p>And the reason is simple: When you have referrals on a consistent basis, client acquisition is …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet …

Jeff Bezos

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

6 Social Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

2018 is only four months away, and brands have to prepare to take advantage of the opportunities social media presents -- or their competitors will.<p>When it comes to reaching audiences, effectively distributing your content, and building a following around your brand, social media offers a wealth of …

Social Media

10 Crucial Characteristics of Great Leaders

Image created by @EJHudsonLeadership is not an easy endeavor.When you think you are doing well, things can easily go sideways, or even backward. …

Facebook updates video ad strategy

With second-screen TV consumption rising, Facebook has pledged to reimagine its video ad strategy. Why it matters: In a statement, the tech giant …

How marketing will change in 2017

With more than one-fourth of 2017 over, many businesses feel pressured to achieve the goals they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. Next year’s resolutions are months away, but there are still changes happening this year that will heavily influence the practice of marketing in years …

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference)

Don't manage older, more experienced employees like you do your younger ones. It will backfire.<p>Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with …

Leadership

Top 10 Things You Need in Order to be Successful

Do you have what it takes to be successful? You don’t need the right family, an inheritance, supportive parents, good looks, or anything else that’s …

10 Things The Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?One guy wanted to know. So he …

The Blueprint of Business Strategy Is the Business Model

Dr. Alex Osterwalder is the international bestselling author of <i>Business Model Generation</i>, a book about business models around this approach called the Business Model Canvas that helps companies discover new ventures and large companies to think about business models and reinvent themselves. Based …

7 Actionable Steps to Craft a Lean Business Model

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having big dreams -- like running your own business or turning your idea into a company that can change the world -- is pretty ambitious. And it's only possible if you build your startup on top of a solid business model.<p>Let’s …

Business Strategy

20 Things Not to Do Before Starting A Business - OLBlog

Too often, many would-be entrepreneurs spend all of their time planning their corporate structure, getting all of the necessary permits, licenses, …

How to Change Your Negative Attitude (When You Can’t Change Anything Else)

<i>Happiness is in the mind, not in outside events and circumstances. Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negative thinking.</i>There is …

Are you a thinker or a non-thinker? Take the need for cognition test to find out

Here’s a perfect excuse to lounge around. People of higher intelligence were found to spend more time in leisurely activity, being less physical than …

Psychology

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

Cheat Facebook’s Facial Recognition Tool at the De-Recognition Photobooth

Douglas Coupland’s photobooth will throw Facebook off your trail—for now.<p>Facebook, never content to simply fulfill its purpose as a vehicle for older folks to see monthiversary photos of their grand babies, keeps pushing the bounds of creepy/cool technology. Last year they began to roll out Deep …

40 Things Every Startup Should Do To Scale Up

For any entrepreneur, to implement and execute at the idea stage is quite difficult. However, it becomes more harder, when he tries to scale up …

Profit

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

40 Days To Change Your Life

I'm sure you've heard of the long-held spiritual belief to the number 40, the philosophy behind it stating that it takes 20 days to break old habits and 20 days to form new ones.<p>I'm interested in knowing if this is just a mystical number or whether there's any proof that 40 is associated with …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …