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Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

The 9 People You Meet in Business Hell

You'll definitely recognize them ... and need to get rid of them. Right now.<p>In <i>The Five People You Meet in Heaven,</i> Mitch Albom says each type of person was in your life for a good reason: people who help, encourage, motivate, or inspire you.<p>But some people can make your professional (and personal) …

9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People

You don't have to be born able to execute at a high level. Here's how you can develop that vital skill.<p>There's a huge biggest difference between being <i>efficient</i> and being <i>effective</i>. (Just ask Stephen Covey.)<p><b>Efficient</b> people are well organized and competent. They check things off their to-do list. …

How Successful People Deal With Stress

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>A survey by TalentSmart showed that 90 percent of top performers know how to manage their emotions in times of stress so that they remain cool, calm, and able …

The Easy Secret to Making Yourself Better at Anything

Create a feedback system to improve your personal and professional life.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I'm a big believer in self-reflection, and I'm all about finding ways to make things (including myself!) better …

It Turns Out Introverts Make Better Networkers

Are you a networking natural? Learn how introverts conquer extroverts to grab the big networking opportunities.<p>Good networking is necessary to find business, advance your career, and grow professionally. Most people think you need to be an extrovert to be a great networker but, although being …

Stave Off Discontent and Conflict Among Your Staff

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Knowing how to resolve conflicts and prevent arguments with your employees is very important for anyone managing a business. Conflict with employees can lead to resentment and dissatisfied workers who won’t do their best in performing …

Ignoring Employee Morale Will Cost You. Here's the Solution.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs start their company trying to serve the best steak in town, offer the best massage or build the best product they can. That’s where their heart and passion is. But then they quickly realize that they have to recruit …

5 Tips to Keep Cash Flow Strong

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Michael Lewis, a former business executive and financial blogger, does not sugar coat things when he says, “owners who cannot efficiently manage their cash flow are almost certain to fail.”<p>Every day new entrants throw their hat into the …

Escalate Revenue and Growth With These 5 Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is dependent on growth, and while we all strive for success, many entrepreneurs experience very little growth in their business.<p>With the right strategies and plan, revenue and growth can be escalated. Here are five tips that can …

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While we often hear about innovations in technology, we hear less about innovations in the consumer industry. Why? It comprises more than 20 percent of the U.S. economy, and touches nearly every aspect of our lives, influencing what we …

Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Market Like You Mean It<i>, marketing expert Al Lautenslager explains how you can engage your customers, create brand believers and gain fans for everything you sell. In this edited excerpt, the author discuss the importance of</i> …

The 5 Myths of Mastering Profit Margins

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obviously, every organization wants to increase profit margins because there is a direct impact on the bottom line, but there are five myths that we need to dispel in order to truly master margins.<p>Don't fall for these five myths:<p><b>1.</b> …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled …

10 Steps to Quality CEO Decision-Making

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quality and speedy decisions elevate the productivity of an organization. CEOs must not only make good judgments themselves, but also grow the decision-making abilities of his or her team, facilitate decisions that support the corporate …

What Do Great Leaders Discuss With Their Employees?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners often talk about the need to properly manage their employees -- but rarely understand the specific efforts -- and time commitment -- needed to achieve optimal results. This is especially the case for emerging businesses …

The 6 PR Tips Every Startup Should Employ

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today there are more than 30 <i>startups</i> in the United States, Europe and China that are valued at $1 billion or more and that number is expected to increase. With 100 million startups opening up each year and 472 million entrepreneurs …

It's Time to 'Untrain' Your Sales Force

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To exceed expectations of today’s savvy buyer, marketing has adapted by personalizing the buying experience through tailored content that addresses specific business needs. Unfortunately, sales has not been as nimble.<p>Marketing …

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5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs often devote thousands of dollars to coaches, conferences, guidebooks and magazine subscriptions -- all to improve their business management skills. However, running a tutoring company has led me to an important realization: …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Cultivating The Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An entrepreneur doesn’t need an MBA to be successful but there is a certain mindset an entrepreneur must cultivate to grow, understand and lead their business.Business leaders who attain this mindset are the ones who ultimately succeed. …

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Amazing Video Clips Visually Isolate the Flight Paths of Birds | Colossal

<p>Chances are if you’ve on the internet over the last few years you’ve run into a few amazing bird murmuration videos, like this one from Islands and …