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The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for building wealth, and you can start doing it today

It's just two words: compound interest.<p>Understanding the power of this concept, and more crucially, putting it to work by saving, is crucial to building wealth over time, according to Katie Nixon, the chief investment officer at Northern Trust Wealth Management, which has $287 billion in assets …

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

10 Positive Affirmations to Instantly Boost Your Mood

There’s no doubt about it; words are powerful. Just as easily as your inner critic can bring you down, encouraging speech like positive self-talk and genuine compliments from others can foster good feelings. In fact, research shows that writing down affirmations has proved to boost self-esteem and …

Here's The One Hack You Haven't Tried Yet For Overcoming Procrastination

Have you ever had an insane amount of tabs open on your computer and the moment you closed them, you instantly felt like your mind was clear again? …

Money can actually buy some happiness. But how much?

DAVID LEE ROTH, THE former singer for the band Van Halen, once acknowledged that money can't buy happiness. "But it can buy you a yacht big enough to …

Top 10 books to understand happiness

Everyone knows it. Everyone wants it. But what is happiness, really? What’s going on in our brains when we experience the much-sought-after emotion? That’s what I wanted to find out when writing my new book, The Happy Brain. What did I find out? Essentially, that it’s very complicated, as is …

Books

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

7 Signs You're Belittling Your Partner, Even Though You Think You're Helping Them

Sometimes, when you try to give your partner friendly advice or constructive criticism, it may come out differently than you intended. For instance, …

13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>6 min read<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. Luckily, with the help of science, developing laser-like …

How to use sexting to improve your marriage

Tips for getting the conversation started — and making sure it remains for their eyes only.<p>What was the last text you sent your spouse? "Have a good day." "Can you grab milk on your way home?" "I'll pick up the kids today."<p>It may be time to get your mind out of your to-do list and into the …

Relationships

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Body Language

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists say these 2 'dark' personality traits can help you succeed at work

It's a question that's plagued researchers for years, and unfortunately, there's no clear answer.<p>Now, new research suggests that jerks can sometimes be more successful, depending on the specific traits they display.<p>For the study, cited by the Association for Psychological Science, psychologists at …

If You Can’t Do These 11 Things In Front Of Your Partner, Then They’re Probably Not Your Soulmate

When it comes to being in a healthy, long-term relationship, you'll likely know you're with your soulmate if you can do and say certain things in …

6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

We love TED Talks for just about any occasion — when we need inspiration, when we want to learn about money and when we have 10 minutes to spare and …

How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in One Month

It might be called passive income, but I didn't just make that money by sitting on the couch.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a previous video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose broke down different ways you can open yourself up to passive income. Many …

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

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52 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You

The struggle is real — especially for students and recent grads.<p>I know because once upon a time I was a college student, and it wasn’t exactly fun. …

The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency

Oliver Emberton said that. It's profound and so true. Urgency wrecks productivity. Urgent but unimportant tasks are major distractions.<p>Last-minute distractions are not necessarily priorities.<p>Sometimes important tasks stare you right in the face, but you neglect them and respond to urgent but …

Visiting Dublin this summer? A new exhibition is chronicling the history of pubs

The pub has long been a central feature of Irish culture and social life and a key part of tourism in the country. Now one museum wants to celebrate its history with a unique new exhibition.<p>‘A Little History of the Dublin Pub’ opens at the Little Museum of Dublin on Thursday 1 June and is described …

Ireland

4 Ways Going on Vacation Increases Your Productivity

Going on a relaxing vacation could be key to your success. Find out what science says.<p>The science is in: Working 18-hour days, six to seven days a week, will actually make you less productive. However, many of us still convince ourselves that putting in more hours will make us more successful. This …

Ann Arbor

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …