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From Procrastination to Profit and Power

Your business isn't generating the kind of income you were hoping for. You feel like your brand is stagnating. You're struggling to come up with valuable content to share with your followers.<p>If this sounds like you, I can tell you something: <b>you're procrastinating.</b> You're procrastinating on sharing …

Don't Fall For These Six Myths Of Success--Do This Instead

In the last year, have you felt stressed, burnt out, or exhausted? You’re not alone. Burnout levels are on the increase across professions, and a Gallup poll shows that more than 70% of the Americans feel disengaged at work. In our pursuit of success, we are wearing ourselves out. But everyone …

Self-improvement

Are You 'Intelligent' Enough to Be an Entrepreneur?

Many people feel that they just aren’t smart enough to be an entrepreneur, yet there seems to be no convincing evidence that a high IQ is a …

Strategies: 10 rules for small business success

For over 25 years, I’ve helped small business owners start, run and grow their companies. I’ve worked with all sizes of businesses: from one-person micro-businesses to companies with hundreds of millions in revenue. I’ve consulted with companies in all kinds of industries. Some serve consumers; …

Small Business

People Want to Know and Like You. Invest in Your Personal Branding Now.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The earliest days of a new startup are an exhilarating, sleepless whirlwind of hope, fear and stress. You’re probably doing just about all you can handle, wearing way more hats than any one professional should as you pour your heart and …

Three 19th-Century Management Ideas To Ditch In 2016

People who are frustrated at work sometimes say “I’m trying my best to pull my leadership team into the 21st century!” but in reality, the ideas that hold most organizations back are not twentieth-century ideas.<p>The traditional workplace still runs on a nineteenth-century model. Everything we have …

The Workplace

5 Things I'm Not Planning This Year

<b>1. Goals</b><p>Sometimes I find that goal planning is a determined form of procrastination.<p>Looking back at old goals I can see through their shiny eyed idealism. Whether I bought a fancy planner, bought a fancy binder, or bought a fancy laptop with synching calendars and contacts, I still wouldn't/didn't …

3 Secrets of Insanely Productive People | Inc.com

<i>What is the secret to insane productivity? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Patrick Hankinson, founder at Hello Focus, on Quora:</b><p>Walt Disney once said, "The way to get started is to quit …

Time Management

Today's lesson? The history of sex. Not so boring then...

Each generation believes itself (quite rightly) to have invented sex. We do this (quite rightly) to protect ourselves from the thought of our parents …

Greek crisis, China crash and low rates: hedge funds’ horror year

The nightmare has wider effects, with a quarter of the industry’s assets managed for pension funds<p>The panic that swept the markets in August was tough for investors the world over, but particularly for the macro hedge funds, who bet big on economic trends.<p>Despite a reputation as “the smartest guys …

Investing

Try These 2 Exercises for Tight and Strong Abs

A strong core not only looks good but also helps you get more out of your workouts. You're only as strong as your weakest link. So when your core is …

Workouts

Marketing To A High-End Consumer, Using The Luxury Strategy

9 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>40 years ago, a group of European luxury brands, famous but small at the time, decided to use the opportunity of globalization to grow significantly beyond the small circle of their happy-but-few …

Marketing

5 Online Marketing Basics Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs spend a considerable amount of time learning how to boost their businesses. Marketing is key to the success of a business and online marketing is ever so important. According to Constant Contact, 84 percent of people say …

How to Make $1 Million in a Single Year (Advice From 10 Successful People Who've Actually Done It) | Inc.com

A million dollars ain’t what it used to be, but it’s still pretty good money--especially if we’re talking about annual income, as opposed to net worth.<p>So, how do you get to that milestone? Since I haven’t done it myself (yet), I reached out to a group of people who actually have made at least $1 …

Success

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

Chinese women pay thugs thousands of dollars to win back their cheating husbands

His days in one of Chongqing’s many infamous gangs are behind him. Today, the shaved-head 40-something “Mr. Li” calls himself a private detective. But recently, he has seen increasing demand for a service in which he rids marriages of an unwanted third party. He has become a professional at making …

Louis Vuitton

Editing video is hard. Let the Graava action camera do it for you

Shooting video is easy. It's the editing process that's hard and time-consuming.<p>A new action camera called the Graava will automatically edit your …

Inside Japan's 'corpse hotels'

Tucked away in the backstreets of Osaka, the Hotel Relation building is nondescript and bland.<p>It's the kind of place you'd scroll past if you were looking for a room on a hotel booking site.<p>But decor and ambiance are probably not a priority for the guests who use the six rooms at the Hotel Relation.<p>…

Japan

Hong Kong 'breast walk' held over court ruling

Wearing a rainbow of patterned bras over their shirts, dozens of protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong's police headquarters to protest against the conviction of Ng Lai-ying, who was deemed guilty of assaulting a police officer with her breast during a protest.<p>Lai-ying was sentenced to …

Hong Kong

Questions persist in Malaysia donations case

Malaysia's anti-corruption commission says nearly $700m deposited into the prime minister's personal bank accounts are donations, and are not related to a brewing scandal. But questions continue to be asked as to how Najib Razak came by the funds and who put them in his account.<p>Al Jazeera's Sohail …

Kuala Lumpur

Obama: Abandoning Iran nuclear deal could mean war

US President Barack Obama has defended the international nuclear agreement with Iran and warned the US Congress that blocking the pact could spark a war in the Middle East.<p>Obama's speech at a Washington DC university came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a campaign on …

South Asia

FDA approves swallowable 'PillCam' after almost a decade (video)

It's been about <i>nine years</i> since we last heard from from Given Imaging, but the FDA has finally granted a version of the firm's minuscule snapshooter its blessing. Not everyone has an easy time undergoing traditional colonoscopy procedures (due to drug allergies, for example), which is where the …