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14 Facebook post ideas for each and every brand

A lack of creativity – like many things in the world – just happens sometimes. There’s nothing wrong with it, it’s not an irregular event. But …

16 signs your boyfriend is your bestfriend - Capital Lifestyle

Most girls claim that they are with the man of their dreams, their bestfriend which in most cases is always so far from the truth. I mean, how can …

How to Influence the Influencers (Even If You're a Nobody)

One of the fastest ways to grow your business is to get someone with great credibility to present you to his or her audience. Here's how to do it.<p>If you're one of those folks who has tried to launch your brand using Twitter and Instagram, you might have discovered the ugly truth all those social …

The 1 Habit You Need to Be Mentally Strong (Too Many People Overlook It)

It sounds trite, and obvious, and it's easy to overlook.<p><i>What are some ways people can increase their natural mental and physical resilience? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam</b> …

5 Skills the Most Effective Managers Have

Being a good manager isn't just about knowing the ins and outs of a specific business, or being in the same industry for a certain number of years. There are some innate skills that separate good managers from those who are simply mediocre. If you're vying for a manager position, or looking to do …

How to Build a Better WordPress Website ... One Week at a Time - Copyblogger

What is the key to building a better website?<p>Well, you first need an idea. And it needs to be useful.<p>Next, you need to start with the right stuff, …

7 struggles of making friends when you work all the time

A major challenge adulting presents is finding a way to make friends when our schedules get busy. The sad (but kinda badass, TBH) fact is that some …

7 secrets of entrepreneurs who turned side gigs into baller full-time jobs

Matthew Cummings' glass company went viral at an awkward time: while he was in the middle of managing a pop-up shop at a brewery event. "Etsy’s app …

How To Prioritize When Everything Is Urgent

You begin jotting down your to-do list for the day and immediately break into a sweat. You have no idea how you’ll be able to get all of this done. …

Time Management

Bootstrapping Your Startup Starts With Modern Marketing

Funding a business by yourself can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Businesses are expensive, requires knowledge and efficiency and leaves …

3 Tweaks For a Successful (And Sustainable) Daily Routine

It's not just about getting more done.<p>We all want to get more out of our day.<p>We want that feeling at the end of the day--the one where we put our heads on the pillow knowing we left it all on the field.<p>We want to feel like we showed up, not just as a spectator, but we made an impact today. We burst …

The psychological benefits of being in a bad mood

<i>Homo sapiens</i> is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings.<p>In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, …

Psychology

British Muslim convert 'Jihadi Jack' speaks from behind bars after fleeing ISIS and ending up in Kurdish prison

A British student dubbed 'Jihadi Jack' is reportedly in prison after he fled from Islamic State territory in Syria.<p>The 21-year-old, real name Jack …

Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you need to …

Social Media

Apparently, there's a smart way to procrastinate, and we're ready to sign up for it

There seems to be a right way to procrastinate, and we’ve been doing it wrong. Dr. Josh Klapow, a clinical psychologist and co-host of the radio show …

Why you should manage your energy, not your time

When our workloads increase, many of us decide to up our number of working hours. But harnessing moments of 'unfocus' might be the key to getting more done in less time.<p>For ten years, Lisa Congdon’s days were packed like a “can of sardines.” Juggling between five and 20 projects at any one time, …

Time Management

Why It's So Difficult to Achieve Work-Life Balance

<i>Answer by Dushka Zapata on Quora.</i><p>I was drowning in work.<p>I was convinced this was because my job was demanding but as I shuffled my responsibilities …

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything)

The formula for improved performance in any aspect of your life is actually quite simple.<p>We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Time Management

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be

We all want to be more productive. Here are three ways you can set yourself up for success.<p>We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs …

Stunning time-lapse captures the seasons of Norway

Norway is an amazing place and this time-lapse by Morten Rustad definitely does the region justice. Morten says that he travelled some 20,000km, took …

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

5 foods to help manage your blood pressure

About 75 million Americans over age 18 — that’s 29 percent of us — have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another way to look at it: one in three adults has hypertension!<p>Fortunately, a review of 98 studies (and nearly 8,000 people) found that you can …

Nutrition

8 Simple habits of highly successful entrepreneurs that everyone should learn

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+12<p>Shares 51<p>Many of the best-known entrepreneurs who achieved long-term successes, shares a common set of attributes and habits. …

Entrepreneurship

Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many hours per week do you work? If you run a business, there’s a good chance you’re putting in more than 40 hours. My guess is you’re working 50 or more hours per week -- maybe …

Time Management