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How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, …

Time Management

Yoga is the key to relieving long-term back pain, new study suggests

With its catalogue of headstands and one-legged contortions, it might be thought yoga was best left only to those in peak physical condition.<p>New research from the US, however, suggests the group of people who could most benefit from adopting the lotus position while locating their spiritual core …

How the world reacted to the first iPhone 10 years ago

A decade ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone, and nobody knew quite what to think. It was expensive; it didn't have 3G; there was no physical keyboard and the touchscreen didn't have a stylus.<p>Critics said that Apple was entering a bear pit where profit margins were low and tastes changed quickly. …

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

Kids

6 Tax Deductions Homeowners Won't Want to Miss

Though there are plenty of good reasons to buy a home, owning property can be a costly prospect. From maintenance to insurance to real estate taxes, there are numerous costs that come with buying a home. But one major upside to homeownership are the tax benefits that come along with it. If you're a …

Why Starting a Company Alone Is Never a Good Idea

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Men Who Mentor Women

While women make up 51.5% of all managers, much fewer women rise to the C-suite. A survey of 25,000 Harvard Business School graduates found that although male and female graduates had similar levels of ambition, men were significantly more likely to have positions in senior management, direct …

Leadership

How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

13 Fathers Of Daughters On The Best Part Of Being A ‘Girl Dad’

"Little girls can be as gross, dirty and tough as any boy has ever been."<p>Lots of women proudly identify as “boy moms,” but less often do you hear about a “girl dad.”<p>Girl dads are the fathers of daughters ― the ones who are pros at doing hair in front of the mirror, or taking the extra seat at …

Why Austin Is the Rockstar of Small-Business Cities

Small is getting big in Austin. The Texas capital recently was named the #1 place in America to start a business by CNBC, the top city for …

A Harvard psychologist reveals the biggest reason people don’t achieve their goals

Shooting for the moon is a worthwhile goal if you're NASA.<p>But as Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy explains in a recent Big Think video, the average …

Why China's super wealthy shun Western-looking homes - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>When Sotheby's listed a 32-bedroom house in Suzhou last month, it was the property's price tag that made headlines.<p>Valued at 1 billion yuan (over $150 million), the 72,000-square-foot estate -- nicknamed 'utopia' in Mandarin -- was heralded as China's most expensive …

Real Estate

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

A Parent’s Touch Actually Transforms A Baby’s Brain

The power of touch goes beyond helping parents and children bond.<p>A child wants to be held and touched from the very first day of life. And a parent’s affectionate touch goes a long way, from boosting a newborn’s healthy development to shaping the child’s brain later on, a new study suggests.<p>For …

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share115<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 149<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

Money Actually Did Buy Me Happiness

Dreams don't pay the bills.<p>One of the most important decisions people face is what they’ll spend the vast majority of their 9-to-5 time doing. …

Happiness

Reading has been proven to help sharpen one extremely important emotion

"Fiction might be the mind's flight simulator," Keith Oatley wrote in a new review of the research on reading and mental health, published Tuesday in Trends in Cognitive Sciences.<p>Research into the psychological impact of literature suggests that when we read stories in which characters are rich and …

10 Characteristics of a highly successful entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>+1<p>Shares 23<p>Successful entrepreneurs aren’t just lucky or magically talented–they approach work and life differently than most …

Best Picked Leadership Books to Improve Your Skills

Leadership is a constant process and a way to gain experience. It may not be possible to become an expert leader in one day, but we can certainly …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

6 effective leadership styles we can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

In the real world, leaders come in many forms. The same is true in HBO's "Game of Thrones." Every major player has had their own style of doing things, from the Usurper to the Young Wolf to the Blackfish to the Queen of Thorns.<p>However, in his book Primal Leadership, Dan Goleman (along with …

25 Random Acts Of Kindness You Can Do With Your Kids

Let’s face it: The world is a scary place these days. Our political climate is charged with anger, our country is in mourning over yet another …

Kids

All hail Queen Cersei and the women of Westeros: 6 reasons Game of Thrones is a triumph for feminists

Season six of Game of Thrones has been more of a feminist love-in than a Hillary Clinton support rally. Admittedly, Thrones women are usually beautiful (with suspiciously good teeth for pseudo-medieval times), and frequently naked, but bear with me.<p>In this series, there has been a relative dearth …

Doctors Push For Later School Start Times So Teens Can Get Enough Sleep

The American Medical Association recommends later school start times for teens<p>The American Medical Association announced this month that they support …

How being a father affects your success

Being a father can help you earn more money and be better at your job, and it can impact other aspects of your life, too.Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP<p>Fatherhood isn't a one-size-fits-all cap you simply slip on once you have a child.<p>Working dads wear many hats when they become a parent, and for each …

Parenting

8 Tips To Help You Boost Your Self-Confidence And Achieve Greater Success

Credit<p>Being self-confident can lead to greater success and happiness in life while having low self-confidence can have a damaging effect on your mental health, relationships, and career. A lack of obvious success in your career for instance can affect your self-confidence negatively and low …

Batmobile Infographic Breaks Down the Speed, Cost, and Specs of Movie Vehicles

The Worst Wedding Pinterest Trends According to Planners

No one, not even these planners, can deny the fact that Pinterest is a great source of inspiration for so many brides, because well, it is! However, like anything, it definitely has its downfalls, something the peeps behind the scenes know all too well. From trends that are way too played out to …

Weddings

Changing How You Ask This Question Will Transform the Way You Network

Why asking "What do you do?" is a huge missed opportunity, and what to ask instead.<p>It's a question you hear at the start of a meeting, while lingering in a waiting room, in line while waiting for coffee, and hundreds of times at conferences and networking events.<p>The dreaded <b>"What do you do?"</b><p>It has …

Entrepreneurship