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Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Dabbling in Side Businesses. Here's Why.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we first start out in business, we need money, right? Rarely does a new business or 9-to-5 job provide enough of it. One way to make more money is through a side business.<p>Side gigs offer us another way, not as intense as full-blown …

5 good reasons to start a business before 40

Or we get a job and realize we want more control over our work.<p>Or we hear about the multi-billionaires of the world and start fantasizing about making our own riches.<p><b>Related: How to Be Taken Seriously As a Young Entrepreneur</b><p>Whatever your own motivation, if you're going to start a business, there's …

Entrepreneurship

Ten signs you're burning out (and how to stop it)

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

6 Delicious Ways to Eat 2 Breakfasts Without Gaining Weight

Yum x2. (And your scale will never know.)<p>If you want to benefit from breakfast but can't stomach food first thing in the morning, need to fuel up before and refuel after morning workouts, or wake up criminally early and want to keep your energy levels up until a reasonable lunch hour, it could be …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

The Surprising Secret of Millennials' Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Ever find yourself wondering why millennials seem to be so happy with the successes they have achieved in their work and lives? Turns out, this young and rising generation may have been one step ahead of us all along.<p>It all begins with how millennials define success in comparison with how we have …

Happiness

What a 10-Day Meditation Challenge Taught Me About Myself

Recently I was forced to consider the state of my emotional and mental well-being. It was the second time in a week where I was sitting in my car in a parking lot, unable to work, focus, or even to get out of the vehicle. I was having a mental and emotional breakdown and I wasn't sure what to do. I …

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

7 Powerful Beliefs That Lead to Monumental Success | Inc.com

We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, that voice will dictate the beliefs you hold about yourself.<p>With these seven powerful beliefs, you …

Motivation

Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will

You're reading Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Personal Finance

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

3 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Day | Inc.com

I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. The power of belief and repetition are underestimated. Your thoughts have more influence over your life than you realize. Interview any successful person and they'll tell you how important positive self-talk is to your confidence. You must believe you …

Motivation

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

Self-awareness

3 Strategies to Attract Opportunities into Your Life

<b>Feeling stagnant?</b><p><b>You don’t attract opportunities because you are not upgrading</b><p>I often get asked by my coaching clients: “How can I get more …

Motivation

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

Eating Kimchi Helps With Social Anxiety Disorder, Science Says

If you suffer from social anxiety disorder, you know how hard it can be just to <i>show up</i> to things: a work happy hour, your friend’s birthday party, or …

Almost everyone who is single is single for the same reason

“Write about the search,” he said. “That’s what’s fucking killing everyone.”<p>“The search?” Did he mean finding a new rent-controlled apartment that wasn’t possessed by fruit flies? Or perhaps a new startup job that boasted an extra one-zillionth percent of equity? In San Francisco we were all …

Relationships

Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

Opinion: Get ready for the mutual fund exodus

Mutual fund companies, and the advisers who sell the funds, are going to feel short-term pain thanks to new rules coming into effect on July 15, but …

Investing

Scientists discover neural mechanisms that indicate that we actively forget as we learn

They say that once you’ve learned to ride a bicycle, you never forget how to do it. But new research suggests that while learning, the brain is …

The Brain

This Analysis Will Help You Understand Consciousness

“Consciousness” refers to several related phenomena, which is why people have such a difficult time agreeing on what it is.<p>Consciousness is our</b> …

Consciousness

8 Things Successful People Do Before 8 A.M.

<i>Anyone can use these tips from ClassPass—even if you’re NOT a morning person.</i><p>We're always talking about how it would be great to have just one more …