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The 6 Things I Do Every Sunday to Stay Healthy All Week

My Sundays are definitely not a day of rest. Far from it. It's the one day I devote to getting everything ready for my healthy week ahead. Take a glimpse into my Sunday. It may sounds a little nuts to jam-pack this much on a weekend day, but it sets me up for success. I know that if I don't plan …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Time Management

The 12 x 12 x 12 Rule for Successful Networking

If you follow the three parts of this rule carefully, you can learn to network successfully.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Ivan Misner, Ph.D.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Brian Hilliard’s</i> <i>book</i> Networking Like a Pro<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Networking

5 Tips to Become a More Extroverted Introvert

How to step out of your comfort zone when necessary.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever wanted to make video content but feared you wouldn't come off well on camera? If you tend to be shy or introverted, you might worry that you're more likely to be …

Thought Leadership

6 ways to ace your exams

Your study habits could either improve your marks or cause you to perform dismally. Poor study methods lead to caffeine-loaded all night cram …

Productivity

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

[SOURCE IMAGE: BRAIN SURFACE GYRI VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS; APP PHOTO: UNIVERSAL PICTURES ("FIRESTARTER", 1984)]<p>Research proves there are ways to learn …

7 Common Beliefs About Learning That Science Says Are Actually Totally Wrong

Understanding the science of how to learn effectively will make you instantly smarter.<p>Every single one of us is legally required to spend over a decade in school. You'd think that, even if you graduate with only a shaky knowledge of trigonometry or Chaucer, after all that time you'd at least leave …

Learning

20 Money Tips to Help You Save More

Do you have a financial gameplan?<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Add every dollar up from the very first check you ever got. How much money has passed through your hands? How much have you made in your working life?<p>Now, how much have you saved? Are you happy …

Business Strategy

The Biggest Communication Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Avoid these costly communication mistakes by heeding the advice of 15 successful women founders and CEOs.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Professional Speaker and Business Communication Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Communication makes or breaks a business. Savvy leaders …

Entrepreneurship

22 Habits of Successful Leaders

Do you share any of the morning, noon or night routines of the most innovative people in the world?<p>Guest Writer<p>Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some of these people are responsible for creating the greatest world-changing tech and innovation ever seen by …

Russell Simmons

5 Apps That Make Life Easier for Harried CEOs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you lead a company, you don’t have any days off. You eat, sleep and breathe your business, with life squeezed in edgeways, if you’re lucky. No matter how many trusted employees you may have, that need to be in control and …

Apps

3 Categories of Apps That Can Make You Healthy at Work

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who’s ever worked long hours in an office knows that it can be a challenge to stay healthy. And all that time spent sitting doesn’t help matters. From eye strain to poor posture, office workers are at risk for a variety …

Yoga

14 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Product development, web design, free-style rapping, writing, cooking, art, music, to the way you make your bed in the morning, what are we talking about here?<p>Everything.<p>From forward-thinking tech-product managers such as Ryan …

Creativity

7 Ways to Help Boost Your Confidence at Work

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone knows that competence is essential to workplace success, professional achievement and personal satisfaction. But without confidence, competence will only take you so far. And unfortunately, too many perfectly capable …

Leadership

This Productivity Hack Completely Changed My Life, and It Can Improve Yours

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During your day, you have a lot going on. Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've …

Time Management

Minimize Stress With These 4 Mental Techniques

3. Have a plan, but be ready to adapt.<p>It has been said that “chance favors the prepared mind” (Louis Pasteur). To the extent that you can minimize the degree of uncertainty associated with the unexpected, the more confident you’ll feel and the less stress you’ll face. To do so, always have a …

Immune System

4 Ways to Get Anyone -- Even Your Heroes -- to Be Your Mentor

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “self-made man” is a myth. Whether in the business world or the physical one, every one of us owes something of who we are to others. Those who recognize and embrace this fact not only learn more faster, but are more …

Self-improvement

Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer: 'Reaction Management' Is the Key to Your Success

5 min read<p>If you ask <i>Bar Rescue</i> host Jon Taffer, he'll tell you he's not in the food and beverage business. He's in the "reaction business." It's a concept he wrote about in his book <i>Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer Reactions</i> (New Harvest, 2013).<p>"A plate of food hits the …

Customers

Avoid These 8 Productivity Myths

5 min read<p>With all the distractions competing for your attention, it's natural to fall back on time-honored ideas about productivity when trying to maximize your time. But what if those ideas weren't really quite right? Or what if you've been applying them wrong all along? We dispel certain …

Time Management