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7 Insights From Psychology Known to Boost Workplace Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no longer practical for any organization to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on the team to the same standard. Behavioral economics and psychology tell us that people react differently to situations and …

How to Make Money Using 12 Billionaires' Investing Secrets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Less than half of Americans have money in stocks, but approximately 61 percent of them purchase at least one cup of coffee daily. How do these two statistics relate? If that 61 percent of Americans invested their latte money instead of …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

The New Money Master Portfolio: 12 Best Bets From Investing's Sharpest Minds

Coming up on the seventh anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse, it’s hard to find many corners of the market that haven’t recovered from the financial crisis and brutal recession. U.S. stocks have powered back to record highs, the bond market’s rally has defied sobering bubble warnings and …

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How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …

The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness

Raise your hand if you feel busy. Keep it up, still, if you think the busyness is hurting your productivity. If your hand is still up, then you should keep on reading.<p>It’s very easy to succumb to the temptation of staying busy even when it is counterproductive: It is the way our brains are wired. …

7 Things You Need to Know to Build a Business That Lasts | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs often believe that building a company is a full-speed sprint to a short-term goal, mostly because they don't have a long-term vision. This lack of vision could make you one of the eight out of ten entrepreneurs who crash and burn within the first eighteen months. It's not too late to …