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9 STAR WARS Projects That Almost Happened

Fifteen years ago this week, one of the greatest video games in the galaxy far, far away and the one we’re currently in came out. That game was …

Star Wars

The New Era of Star Wars Has Revitalized Darth Vader in the Best, Most Frightful Way

Within the context of most <i>Star Wars</i> movies, Darth Vader has been a figure that is both tragic and fearsome in equal measure. But in the decades since …

Darth Vader

​Four Ways To Get Unstuck At Work (And In Life)

<i>By: Homaira Kabir</i><p>We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re caught off-guard.<p>Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with such challenges. We have amazing mental capacities for …

Self-help

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with …

Productivity

Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

Solar Eclipse

The 1 Question to Ask Yourself If You Worry About Your Future

Are you part of the 40% that worry every day about your future? Asking yourself this 1 question every day will replace your worry with joy.<p>"Marissa, I'm worried about how my life will look in retirement , which is 2-3 years away. What will I do in the second half of my life? I don't want to waste …

Self-help

5 Mind Hacks Silicon Valley Founders Use to Stay Focused

The people working hard on the technology that distracts know better than anybody the value of sustained concentration.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Focus is the name of the game when it comes to getting ahead and staying ahead in Silicon Valley …

Time Management

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

Time Management

The Most Simple Meditation Technique To Quieten Your Mind And Be Present

The practice of meditation offers countless benefits. From improving health to boosting concentration, it seems that there isn’t much that meditation …

7 Apps for Enhancing Project Management Communication [Infographic]

Project management is a critical component of a successful business, regardless of size or industry. Startups and established companies looking to …

7 Books That Will Make You an Idea Factory

A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most are actually the unexpected combination of two or more concepts from different branches of …

Self-improvement

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-improvement

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

3 Steps for Creating the Ultimate Home Office

In the not-so-distant past, the idea of avoiding gridlocked traffic, burnt coffee, and ergonomically unpleasant office chairs was nothing more than a …

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

5 Simple Ways to Create a More Productive Workspace

A cluttered office damages productivity. Implementing these five changes will help you accomplish more each time you sit down at your desk.

Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits

If you want to get rich, the first thing to do is get out of debt--so your personal math works for you, not against you.<p>If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the …

Personal Finance

How to Deal When You're Overcommitted at Work

You’ve said yes to one or two too many projects, and now you’re afraid you won’t be able to deliver. Now’s not the time to wallow in regret. Here’s …

9 Google Goals for your path to self-improvement

Google announced its new feature, Goals, on Wednesday. The tool makes it easier to track of whatever personal goal you are trying to achieve.<p>While …

Apps

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

4 Lessons from Minimalists That Everyone Should Know

A growing number of Millennials are taking on another M-word identity: minimalist. Like any movement, there are many degrees of minimalism, from extreme — owning only 100 items, or living completely off the grid — to manageable — using minimal home decor, or using a capsule wardrobe, or getting a …

Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

Profit

Everything You Need to Master Microsoft Office

This week, we walked you through how to get started quickly with, make the most of, and master every app in Microsoft Office. Maybe you missed one, …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

Creativity

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

We all <i>want</i> to be happy.<p>But is there anything you can actually do to feel happier more often? Or at the very least... can you limit the likelihood that you'll feel sad and depressed?<p>There isn't a single perfect answer, of course, but research is starting to reveal the incredible connection between …

Seven Useful Microsoft Excel Features You May Not Be Using

Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don’t see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and conditional …

Use the RASCI Matrix to Manage Responsibility On a Project

Running a project is complicated. If you have a large group of people with poorly defined roles, work can quickly grind to a standstill. Instead, …

Project Management