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How to Gracefully Handle and Then Make the Most of Professional Rejection

Grieve, but move on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At some point, rejection happens to all of us, and it can be a difficult experience to come back from. How you handle yourself and what you do next can be critical to your professional advancement and your personal …

Success

Dimensions of Personality Types and Ideal Careers For Each

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

15 Critical Habits Of Mentally Strong People

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

August Reading List: 5 Good Books to Read This Month

It's time for another edition of my reading list.<p>In addition to the five books reviewed below, I maintain a complete list of the best books I’ve read …

Books

Instagram just made a major move that will turn it into a huge advertising business

The third-party partners now plugging their software into the API made a coordinated announcement about their involvement on Tuesday morning.<p>By opening up an API to partners, marketers can now — for the first time — start buying Instagram ads and planning their Instagram marketing in a more …

Social Media

5 Companies That Happily Lose Money to Get Your Business

Business models might be brilliant, crazy, or both—and can save you big money<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

What No One Tells You About Depression (but I Will)

Back in 2009, I had my first stay in a psychiatric ward; I was there for a week. At that point in my battle with major depression, my hourly thoughts …

Depression

Want to write a book? You can if you've got 75 minutes spare

A group of people will attempt to write a book in a little over an hour at Nine Worlds Geekfest this weekend. Don’t expect it to be in next year’s Booker longlist<p>Every year, writers across the world struggle through the month of November to hit a seemingly impossible target: write a whole novel in …

Writing

How I Built Better Habits With Calendar Appointments

Old habits die hard. You’ve probably experienced this when you vowed to eat all salads forever, only to crash and burn a few days later. Building new …

10 Things I Had to Learn in Order to Create a Happier Relationship

Moving in with your partner is a big life change. People say you don’t really know everything about your relationship until you live with your …

Relationships

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Entrepreneurship

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

"Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy," says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. "But so very often parents neglect the most important thing of all—to prepare them …