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How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

5 ways entrepreneurs see life differently

Because it consumes your personal life as well as your professional one, it typically changes you as a human being. Your approach to problem solving will change, you'll learn new skills and become more familiar with new industries and markets.<p>You'll undergo a personality change — for better or for …

How to Tell If He Really Wants a Relationship With You

It's not always easy to tell the difference between a guy who's wants a relationship with you and one who's wrapped up in the moment. The reason? Lust is a powerful thing, and some men will do just about anything in the sweet spot between "nice to meet you" and "sex." Closing the gap between point …

No one is telling you the dark side of becoming an entrepreneur

Last month, I wrote an article - how I achieved <i>Nirwana</i> as an entrepreneur. But I feel I missed a few points in the process passing on an incomplete …

Will college pay off? The answer may depend on the alternatives

The burden of student loans may cripple your attempts to build a life for yourself or contribute to the broader economy but before you leap, weigh these options<p>It’s a pretty safe bet that a college education is going to be one of the single-largest investments you or your family will ever make.<p>If …

College & University

10 companies that are openly contemptuous of their customers

Cable companies, insurance providers and airlines are famous for awful customer service. Some are worse than others<p>Recently, Comcast customers in Philadelphia were invited to share their thoughts on the cable television giant. One Philly resident after another described Comcast as an appalling …

Net Neutrality

Five Interviewing Mistakes Even Smart Job Seekers Make

Recently I provided interview coaching at the executive program of a top graduate school. These students were the best of the best – juggling a rigorous academic program while maintaining demanding full-time day jobs. They were clearly proactive about their careers to enroll in such an intense …

Employment

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

BA's Best Soft Scrambled Eggs

2 Servings<p>Medium-low heat is the key to the fluffy, creamy, melty texture of these scrambled eggs. We like to serve them when they’re still runny, but keep them on the stove for another 15 seconds if you prefer them completely set. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. …

Breakfast

The Dynamic New Trends Of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is fast emerging as a transformational megatrend of the 21st century given its capacity to reshape economies and industries …

The Trend Every Major Celeb Is Wearing Right Now

It’s impossible to walk into any boutique or cruise over to an e-shop and <i>not</i> be blasted by all things ’70s. From suede separates to denim flares and …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries In Small Business

Trucking companies and building contractors dominate the fastest-growing industries for small businesses, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial information company.<p>General freight trucking companies have posted, on average, nearly 25% sales growth for the 12 months ended May 31, based …

Small Business

How to save money at Whole Foods

The company has earned the nickname "whole paycheck" for its high prices.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way.<p>We picked up some tips from money-saving experts on how you can save.

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Put down the makeup and eat your way to naturally glowing skin

Plenty of beauty products attempt to give your skin the coveted "lit from within glow."But maybe you should skip the makeup and work with the skin …

Skin Care

Is Water Fasting an Effective Way of Losing Weight?

One method that some people have used in the past to lose a significant amount of weight is through a process called water fasting. This is basically …

The Top 4 Things Single Men Are Looking for in a Relationship

These four attributes beat out "is physically attractive to me," which 89 percent of men wanted. So yes, an attraction is still crucial, but even more so, single men are interested in the deeper qualities.<p>Oh, and for you powerhouses that think men are intimidated by your success, that may not be …

Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck Because They Dine Out Too Much

Does your restaurant habit leave you broke? You're not alone. Now a new study from SunTrust bank show that a number of households who earn $75,000 a year are living paycheck to paycheck because they're spending too much on "lifestyle expenses" like dining out.<p>Nearly one-third of the participants of …

20 Sex Toys That MIGHT Just Change Your LIFE

WH's picks of the top pleasure boosts-whether you want to go on a solo mission or share the good vibes with your guy.<p>What's all the buzz about? It's the sound of more women having bed-rattling orgasms. While using a vibrator by yourself is hardly a new trend, sales of couple's massagers have …

Experts Explain Exactly What Causes That Distinctive After-Sex Smell

You know what we're talking about.<p>"It smells like sex in here," said every woman ever after a particularly dirty romp in bed. But when you sniff out sex, what exactly are you smelling?<p>Well, to create le parfum de knocking boots, you take one part semen, one part vaginal lubrication and secretions, …

Sexual Health

Do This Tonight to Boost Your Chances of Having Sex Tomorrow

The researchers discovered that with each additional hour of sleep the women got, the likelihood of them participating in some sort of sexual activity with a partner the next day increased by 14 percent—pretty convincing evidence in the get-more-sleep argument.<p>The study authors were also interested …

20 amazing dishes you won't believe came from an airport

But airports are changing all that. They're teaming up with top chefs and serving fresh, local cuisine in restaurants that are actually worthy of a visit.<p>We found 20 amazing dishes that are served at airports all around the world.<p>From high-end sushi in Tokyo's Narita International Airport to fried …

3 Ways To Motivate Your Team In The Changing World Of Work

As the pace of change accelerates across the workforce, there’s a significant need for leadership to step up. Yet as the “Workforce 2020” study from Oxford Economics uncovered, barely half of surveyed CEOs said their leadership knows how to inspire and empower employees. That’s not going to cut</b> …

Leadership

5 awesome slow-cooker meatloaf recipes for all you Crock-Pot lovers!

Meatloaf is one of those dishes that does surprisingly well in a slow cooker — possibly even better than in the oven, which can quickly dry out the much-maligned dish. We found five twists on Crock-Pot meatloaf that can be prepped and ready for you when you get home.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Classic slow-cooker meatloaf:</b> …

6 Secrets of Happy Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people choose to become entrepreneurs because they seek more fulfilling work. They might be unhappy with the traditional daily grind of office work and desperate for more control over their daily tasks, or driven to create something …