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Teach yourself to stop procrastinating with the '2-minute rule'

I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be easier to use.<p>Here's what you need to know…<p>I call this little strategy the "2-Minute Rule" and the goal is to make it easier for you to get started …

Procrastination

101 KickAss Motivational Quotes To Get Your Employees Pumped Up — Prisoner Of Class

When do you need Motivational Quotes For Employees?<p>Your last product launch was a disaster, and the media is on your back. There are reports that …

Motivation

7 No-Crunch Ab Exercises for Six-Pack Abs

Shares 4.6K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Spoiler Alert: Crunches and sit-ups are <i>not</i> the secret to six-pack abs. In fact, repetitive or excessive spinal flexion (e.g. …

Loans

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

The CEO's Statement On Work-Life Balance

Liz, I want to tell my staff members how I feel about work-life balance.<p>- How do you feel about it, Chuck?<p>I think it’s important. It’s important for my staff members, and it’s important for me.<p>- Do you struggle to make time to do the things you want to do?<p>Heck yes! That’s my biggest problem. Now …

The Workplace

29 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Reach Your Greatest Potential

Maximizing your potential is about doing things you never knew you could do and reaching heights that you can only dream about. It’s about pushing …

Motivation

Is This Banking 2.0? Number26 Launches

I’ve written in the past about Banking 2.0, a general term that is used to describe a new way of banking that takes all of the advances in connectivity, cloud computing, social networking and ease of use and applies them to the generally backwards world of banking. I’ve also done a bunch of …

Banking

Fatty Foods That Are Good for Weight Loss

You are NOT always what you eat. If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Rachel Cruze

People who win learn to happen to life instead of letting life happen to them.

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

Marathons

Prioritize Your Goals with Warren Buffett's Two-List System

Warren Buffett might best be known for his financial advice (which is usually very simple), but we might also learn a few things from him about …

Time Management

10 Brilliant Quotes From Warren Buffett, America's Second-Richest Person

Whether it's ketchup or ice cream or more recently batteries, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is a powerhouse, managing a stable of more than 80 businesses. Its stock trades at more than $210,000 per share.<p>And if Berkshire Hathaway is legit, then Buffett -- the company's charismatic leader -- …

Investing

5 Rules for Efficient, Effective Meetings: Productivity at Work | Inc.com

Meetings are a major pain point for many of my clients striving to achieve organizational health. The remedy, however, is not fewer meetings; it's more regular and specific ones. Sounds fun, right? Let me explain.<p>The real work of teams is done in meetings. If you're developing a new marketing plan, …

Management

Transforming the Workplace - 11 Steps Towards Optimism

Transforming the Workplace – 11 Steps Towards Optimism<p>Can someone explain the dreary mood that’s seem to have taken over your office? Why has the air …

Employment
Employee Engagement

How To Motivate People – 4 Steps Backed By Science

Employees, spouses, kids — what does it take to get people motivated so you don’t have to nag them?<p>Motivation is powerful. <b>It predicts success better</b> …

How to Change Your Company Culture One Meeting at a Time

Be it General Motors, the Veterans Administration, or the U.S. Congress, the answer to the problems these organizations face is always the same: …

Want Engaged Employees? Show Them the Big Picture

Within this landscape, the recent social business technologies have been recognized for their ability to drive productivity. McKinsey estimates …

Employee Engagement

Top 10 questions for employee engagement surveys by @melcrum http://t.co/oKLE5vxeBz

7 Keys to Building Great Work Teams

Fostering teamwork is a top priority for many leaders. The benefits are clear: increased<br>productivity, improved customer service, more flexible …

Management

5 Unusual Team Building Activities

Today, the world of team building has expanded, offering something a bit more unusual and exciting.<p>Like Marmite, teaming building exercises have one …

7 Ways To Finally Get Your Team On The Same Page

Making sure everyone know’s what’s going on isn’t just courteous–it’s essential to a smoothly functioning business.<p>You know the drill. You call a team meeting to discuss a project–say, a new product launch. You discuss the steps you need to take, from defining messaging and target audiences to …

Project Management

How to Build a Successful Team - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

<i>Team building is a difficult task. In order to build a great team, you need to understand other people, their strengths and weaknesses and figure out</i> …