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How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

How to Live With Purpose and Stay Focused on Long-Term Goals

You'll be needing a plan...and we've got one for you.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your habits are broken down into two categories: instant pleasure and delayed. Everyone has some instant habits, things like social media or TV or squeezing your dog’s squishy …

Productivity

Your Life Begins Once You Make These 7 Promises To Yourself & Stick To Them

By now, you've probably heard the iconic Neale Donald Walsch quote, "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." Sure, there's a lot of truth to …

Relationships

50 questions to ask your crush that’ll bring you closer together

It can be hard to know if someone is right for you, especially if you have been crushing on them from a distance because of how they look, or what …

Relationships

Seven Steps To Make Your Business Instagram Account Successful

Instagram is a platform that allows for a lot of creativity and different ways to put your brand forth. It is known that Instagram gets a younger audience, with 59% of users in the 18-29 age range. If you are looking to renew your client base or create brand awareness for a new market, it could be …

Marketing

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that sounds a bit …

Why Your Goal Setting Process Is Broken And What To Do About It

Yes, this article is about goal setting. But rest assured I’m not repeating the same garbage you’ve already seen a million times this week.<p>Most people start goal setting by thinking about all the things they want to accomplish this year. Then, if you’re a seasoned goal setter, you probably write …

Business Strategy

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself this Year

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Care<p>Self Love Resolutions<p>9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself this Year<p>Shares<p>The pressure to be your best self never seems to stop, and …

11 Tips For Writing More In 2018, So You Can Finally Finish That Manuscript

As another year drags itself across the finish line, many of us are starting to think about our goals for next year. Sure, 2017 had its horrible …

Creative Writing

19 tips for better business writing

You can’t escape writing.<p>In the workplace, clean, clear writing can increase your authority, sway and credibility. Poor writing, however, can harm …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent Success

Many causes of failure are self-inflicted and can be easily avoided.<p>When you look at the statistics for failure the numbers are staggering!<p>70 percent of projects, 80 percent of first business and whopping 95 percent of product launches fail to meet their target. Many of these failures happen for …

Management

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Winter Fashion

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Self-help

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

24 Things You Need To Do To Heal Your Life From Anxiety

This curated post is authored by Brianna Wiest, Founder, SoulThe post 24 Things You Need To Do To Heal Your Life From Anxiety appeared first on …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers</i> …

personaldevelopment

20 Easy Ways To Revamp Your Boring Room Into A Cozy Paradise With Fairy Lights

Right now, my room looks like a crime scene with all the disregarded clothes, under garments casually beautifying table tops and chairs, and a family …

10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize

These lifelong habits build material and emotional wealth.<p>Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the moment I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile …

Happiness

Thinking About Writing a Book? Here Are 4 Tips.

Almost every executive has a book in them, they just need to learn how to get the words down on paper.<p><i>By Tiana Laurence, co-founder and CMO of Factom.</i><p>I wrote a book. That might be hard for some to believe given that I'm a technology executive. In many ways, it's even harder for me to believe. …

Writing

7 Ways to Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

Dreams without action is a world of make believe. Consider the following.<p>96 percent of college professors believe they have above average teaching …

Self-improvement

Time Management Skills: Tackle the Clock Like a Professional [Infographic]

So much to do, so little time! The business world often moves at a frantic pace. Sometimes you find yourself running around in a frenzy trying to do …

10 Excuses That Shouldn’t Prevent You from Launching a Side Hustle

You think about it on your commute. While you’re waiting in line at the grocery store. <i>Any time</i> you’re put on hold for more than a minute. During commercials (even the ones with really cute puppies). You <i>especially</i> think about it while you’re sitting at your desk at the office between 9am and 5pm. …

How to Start Writing Your Book Again After a Long Break

There are many reasons you may have taken a break from your future novel: You’re waiting to hear back from prospective agents. You’re transitioning …

Writing isn't a walk in the park - 7 things you'll need or learn to become a writer.

When you start writing a book, you quickly realize that writing is only a tip of the iceberg. Writing a book means you are not only a creative …

Self-improvement