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Meetings Suck. Here Are 5 Ways to Make Them Suck Less.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meetings will destroy your business -- but they might also just save it.<p>Sure, that might be two contradictory statements, but this is entrepreneurship and we don’t live by the same rules as the rest of society. <i>Get over it or get out while</i> …

Productivity

You Want Progress In Life? Stop Learning... Start Implementing

Your success in life is directly proportionate to your ability to take action and get stuff done.<p>But…<p>That is most likely the opposite of what you’ve …

Learning

Embrace the Silent Pause When Asked a Difficult Question

Whether it’s an interview or just a conversation with a friend, people sometimes ask really odd, difficult questions. It’s easy to blurt out …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

7 Secrets to Hitting Your Reset Button

Dr. Michael Roizen is the Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute and the four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author of …

Mental Health

58 Ways To Motivate Yourself Today

Every day we have to find new energy to deal with difficult problems and difficult people. Here are some ways that can help you recreate your …

3 Reasons To Pay Attention to Synthetic Happiness

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.<p>~ William E. Gladstone, British Prime Minister, …

Happiness

26 sexist ads of the 'Mad Men' era that companies wish we'd forget

The rampant sexism in "Mad Men" was typical of the 1960s, when the outlook for women in America was just beginning to change. While the " second wave " of feminism began in the '60s, mainstream America was still very much a "man's world."<p>That attitude carried over into advertising, which did little …

Mad Men

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Motivation

The Personality Trait That’s Unexpectedly Sexy To Both Men And Women

New study reveals the personality trait that is attractive to both sexes.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:• Activate: How …

Research

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

22 Tips for Working Writers

• Meet your deadlines. If you need an extension, ask for it. Your editor will empathize as much as her own deadlines allow.<br>• Don’t be afraid to …

7 Steve Jobs quotes that could change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

Why Online Dating Is Killing Your Anonymity

When it began, it seemed so quick, simple, and discreet. But, given the myriad ways we connect and know one another, online dating isn't so anonymous …

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

Wedding Cakes with Words

As far as wedding cakes go, your options are as limitless as your imagination: You can choose a classic tiered white confection or go for something trendy and unexpected. One style brides are currently gravitating towards? Wedding cakes with words.<p>While the idea seems simple enough, adding writing …

Weddings

Why You Should Read More Poetry

For most of us, our experience with writing poetry starts and ends when we're teenagers. Normally when a girl or a boy breaks our heart.<p>It is, even for the best of us, awkward and cringeworthy revisiting these early attempts. Maybe that's why most of us don't engage with poetry that much, it …

9 Ways To Speed Up Your Career Advancement

You’ve got about three years in your current gig, and you love it. But you are reminded every now and then that there is greener grass somewhere. You …

Employment

How to Stay Productive in an Open Office Space

Open offices have once been considered signposts of innovation meant to promote collaboration and give a sense of community. Today, however, it turns …

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You're in Your 20s

Our 20s fly by before we know it, and we want to make sure we did the decade justice. Did we worry about the right things? Are we where we should be …

Frugal Living

Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Courtney Barnett is only on her first proper album, but she’s already setting herself apart as one of the sharpest, most original songwriters around …

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

My Publishing Nightmare with Publish America

Guest Post<br>by Brenda Perlin<p>After I finished my first book, I submitted it for publication everywhere I could. As the rejection letters came pouring …