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How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Inside tricks on reading the nonverbal cues in any meeting — and using them to get what you want.<p>Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a …

Public Speaking

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 …

Motivation

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

The One Uncomfortable Feeling You Must Experience In Order To Be Successful

Contrary to conventional wisdom, success depends less on the virtues of talent and drive than it does one’s ability to withstand fear and uncertainty. Many people display inclinations toward one skill or another in their early lives. Many champion the title of best in the school, team or town – but …

Self-improvement

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

Get Lean and Strong With Supersets for Better Workouts

Supersets are an advanced way to lift weights involving doing two or more exercises, one after the other, with no rest in between. The exercises can …

Muscle

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

Six Simple Steps That Make Social Media Marketing Less Overwhelming

You’ve probably heard the term “FOMO” by now. Fear of missing out is the sensation that everyone else is doing something you should be doing. And it’s a feeling that is often triggered by seeing someone’s social media post.<p>To a lot of business owners – especially small business owners who wear many …

Marketing

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

Self-help

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

This Is How Much Money People Think You Need to Be Rich

A new survey sheds light on how high your net worth needs to be to feel wealthy. Here's why it's not that simple.<p>Everyone has a different idea of what it means to be rich. For some, it’s living large like Nicki Minaj or Elon Musk. For others, it’s their college roommate Malik who always manages to …

Personal Finance

15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

Investing

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

5 millionaires and billionaires share the smartest ways to invest your money

Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran and other self-made millionaires and billionaires didn't simply happen upon success. They made smart decisions and …

Personal Finance

Merch by Amazon Blueprint: Six Figure T-Shirt Business In One Year With Amazon Merch | The Blogger's Internet Marketing Blog

Neil heard about the Merch by Amazon program in the later months of 2015 right after it was released. In the last year, he was able to take his brand …

Profit

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

How to Use Facebook to Bring in an Extra $10,000 a Month Without Running Ads

Making sales on Facebook is easier than it sounds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By simply using Facebook Messenger, I was able to friend request and go deep with the owner of a fast-growing company. With just a few Messenger chats, our talks turned into multiple sales …

InterAct

The best investment decision I have ever made

When I got my business degree in 2011, I was ready to start my career.<p>I wanted to start a business, earn money, and also invest. Those were my main …

Success

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

Lawn Mowing

3 Successful Leaders Reveal Their Growth Strategies

It takes a successful leader to grow a company from an idea to $1 billion -- these three are on their way.<p>Nothing is more important to capital providers than finding leaders who can turn ideas into large, fast-growing companies. As anyone who invested in Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos before their …

Startups

Drive More Sales to Your Store on a Shoestring Budget

Launching an e-commerce store has become easier than ever, even if you don't have a big budget. Check out these tips to help you grow your online …

eCommerce

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

How to Feel Good (Almost) All the Time

CommentsView the discussion thread. <b>“I began to think, I want to feel good today. I don’t want to keep living for some far-off day that might never</b> …

Happiness

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual to the social service group in its 125-year history.<p>It was not donated by some billionaire …

Great Depression

5 Tips To Making Better T-Shirt Designs

Here are 5 ways to minimize ruts and launch your growth

It’s amazing how much time can go by when we doubt, fear and hesitate to make decisions. What starts as a one or two day struggle can quickly balloon …

Self-improvement

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …

Self-improvement