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What Are the 5 Habits of Emotionally Healthy People?

It's amazing how some people can maintain happiness and positivity in their lives despite all the bad things happening around them.<p>But bestselling …

How to become adept at the art of saying NO, gently

Saying no to someone is perhaps the hardest job in this world. But, the fact of the matter is that you just cannot help everyone all the time. There …

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

Here's Why You Should Learn To Practice Mindfuless

Infographic courtesy Information Is Beautiful. Plus three short and relaxing guided meditations to help you get started.

7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to develop better habits.<p>You've probably heard the saying that 20 percent of your activities account for 80 percent of your success. This means that 80 percent of your activities are of at least low value, if not a complete waste of time. …

Time Management

How To Make Decisions More Efficiently

Business is about making decisions and executing on them. Your success depends on your ability to develop speed as a habit in both.<p>I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining …

Management

How to Calculate the Value of Your Time

Are you wasting your, and your employees', time doing tasks that would be better off delegated? Here's how to do the math.<p>A few years ago, my company ShortStack moved into a new office. Instead of paying movers to transport our things from the old place to the new one, my employees and I took the …

Employment

15 Proven Ways to Encourage Employee Happiness and Engagement

As a leader of people you need to encourage happiness in every facet of your business. I’ve created 10 techniques that will help your company be …

Organize Your Life: 5 Habits To Streamline And Simplify

I’m in the process of preparing my house for sale. My youngest daughter graduates from high school this year, and I’ll be without a child in the …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like …

Public Speaking

Stop Overthinking Your Life

We all overthink things sometimes. The problem comes when chronic overthinking starts getting in the way of making good decisions or starts causing …

Self-help

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

I have a problem: none of my fitted sheets are folded properly. Yeah, they're in a drawer. But I wouldn't call them "folded."<p>To the rescue, this song …

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.<p>I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking …

Networking