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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make Side Income While Growing Their Business

I know a thing or two about being an entrepreneur. The realization that, hey, I'm going to start my own business, be my own boss, is such an exciting feeling.<p>That thrill of being the one to call the shots and making your own hours cannot be compared -- at all -- to the life of the cubicle …

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness

Stop making excuses for why you cannot get it done and start focusing on all the reasons why you must make it happen, here are 12 easy ways to overcome your laziness so you can reach your goals.<p>Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work …

Procrastination

21 reasons you're not rich

Everyone says they want to be rich, and there's certainly enough advice out there on how to acquire more money.<p>But what about the reasons you're <i>not</i> rich? What's really holding you back?<p>It's easy to tell someone how to do something, but chances are they aren't going to change until they recognize …

Self-improvement

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch gives $500 to McDonald's worker in Dallas

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, after a win against the Cowboys on Nov. 1, stopped at a Dallas-area McDonald's where an employee …

3 Daily Habits of Remarkably Successful People

Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than other? Here are some answers.<p>Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than others? Do they, like Popeye, consume a can of spinach before fighting the day's battles? How many cups of coffee do they ingest a day? …

Self-improvement

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Harvard Business School

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s - can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look for shortcuts. Too many shortcuts …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Happiness

Angela Merkel biography

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands in front of her election-campaign tour bus before a meeting in Berlin on September 16, 2013.Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters<p>The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and was the central broker in a …

Europe

Say No More! 19 Hilarious Times The Barber Knew Exactly What You Wanted

<b>It can be really difficult to describe what you want a barber to do with your hair. Short back and sides just isn’t cool any more, and if you really</b> …

Hair

BIG PIMPIN: Come Inside Jay Z And Beyonce's New $45M California Pad!

<b>Beyonce</b> and <b>Jay Z</b> have finally settled on a new home in the LA-area and we've got the inside scoop on all the amenities. Come inside...<p>For many …

14 horrible things that could happen if we colonize Mars

From the extreme cold to the deadly radiation, there are many traits about Mars that make it inhospitable.<p>Here are some of the main obstacles to surviving — and colonizing — the fourth rock from the sun.

Space

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

5 Traits of Successful Leaders

President and CEO of ShopKeep<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you are a small business or startup, restaurateur or retailer, the difference between success and failure across industries stems from one word: leadership. Those in charge truly set the stage for …

Leadership

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Be More Productive, Backed by Science

<i>BY</i> <i>CAMMI PHAM</i><i> — First appeared on</i> <i>my personal blog</i><p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my …

How This Weed Study May Help End The Painkiller Epidemic

Before we go any further with this article about weed, and doctors, and addiction, I want to make it clear that I know very little about weed, even less about being a doctor, and I am completely (and thankfully) ignorant about addiction. The issue of painkiller abuse in the United States is …

Pain

Entrepreneur turns eBay sales into $2-million business

Marty Babayov, who sells menswear online, has opened a store in Oak Park that he is set to expand.<p>Marty Babayov watched his older brother make money …

Volvo

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Self-help

Everything we know about the Chinese president's childhood is terrifying

Xi, who took power in 2013, is known for being an incredibly private man of few words. What little we do know about him and how he grew up, though, is terrifying stuff.<p>The New York Times painted a harrowing picture of those days in a profile of Xi's teen years.<p>Xi's father was a high-ranking …

China

Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person

"Slangry" is the new "hangry."<p>Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack of sleep may alter your ability to process emotions and keep them in check.<p>Researchers from <b>Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical</b> …

­­­­­­­­­­­­12 Things Really Wealthy People Did to Get Ahead

Want to get ahead financially and in your career? Follow in the footsteps of giants.<p>Everyone wants to achieve wealth and financial freedom, but very few actually go on to rack up the seven-figure bank accounts they dream about. In fact, it's commonly suggested that Americans don't identify as poor; …

7 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A More Powerful Person

1. Nobody is actually too busy to respond to you.<p>That guy or girl isn’t too busy to answer your text. That employer isn’t too busy to answer your …

15 Signs you are doing well in life even if you don't think so

Let’s face it, sometimes life feels like it’s falling apart at the seams. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or your marriage just ended, or you failed to …

Winston Churchill

3 Important Thoughts To Keep You Motivated Throughout Your Life

A motivated mindset is the key to success in any endeavor. Show me two people competing over anything and I will show you the one who is motivated …

Motivation

High-Impact Leaders Have These 3 Characteristics in Common

Cultivating these characteristics results in greater leadership impact.<p>High-impact people share three common characteristics. The result? They get a greater return from the time they invest at work--and, actually, from the time they invest doing pretty much anything. This type of impact goes beyond …

Leadership

There's a critical difference between how rich people and average people choose to get paid

In his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker sheds light on how the richest people separate themselves from the average Joe.<p>Their success boils down to specific choices they make on a daily basis that most of us fail to emulate, he writes, and these choices …

Self-improvement

7 Little Hacks For Getting Ahead In Life (Without Having To Try That Hard)

On our 18th birthdays, many of expected to finally feel grown-up. Something magical was supposed to happen overnight, we thought -- some new, incredibly worldly stream of consciousness would take over -- but nothing did. Same thing at 21. Again … no pixie dust. No fairies. So when <i>does</i> adulthood …

12 Rules on Personal Finance

1. Don’t get a salary. A salary will never make you money.<p>2. Don’t invest any of your money. Investing is for wealth preservation, not wealth …

Personal Finance

The world’s most unique underwater adventures

1. Cave Diving the Tulum Cenotes of Mexico<p>Sandro Lonardi, a former dive instructor and current team member at diviac.travel says Mexico’s cenotes (or natural swimming holes that result from collapsed limestone bedrock) are “like a heaven for cave diving.” “[There are] kilometers and kilometers of …

Scuba Diving