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3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

Project Management

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

Retire Rich: How To Buy Low And Sell High

We discuss if it is at all possible to buy low and sell high on a consistent basis.<p>We discuss a conservative and systematic strategy to buy low and …

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

The Secret Ingredient To Making Tender Meat

If you have ever volunteered to cook the Thanksgiving turkey, you are probably familiar with the concept of brining; soaking the bird in a mixture of …

Cooking

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

Time Management

Take Entrepreneur's 'The Goal Standard' Challenge and Make 2017 Yours

Learn how to achieve any goal with the help and support of this very special program.<p>It’s January and a season for new starts. You want to make your mark on 2017 and there’s plenty of time to make that happen. To that end, <i>Entrepreneur</i> has designed a very special challenge to help keep you on …

Entrepreneurship

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

Complexity

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

30 Habits, Qualities and Secrets That Lead to Success (Infographic)

Here are some simple tips to jumpstart your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are certain habits and qualities you can develop to position yourself toward success. When it comes down to it, one of the most important success qualities is focus -- in fact, 80 …

Self-improvement

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

Personal Finance

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories | Inc.com

Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership and executive presence.<p>Stories are a powerful way for leaders to engage customers, …

Leadership

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that what he was going to say would soon become …

Entrepreneurship

How Chatbots Save Time and Change How Business Gets Done

Investing the effort into building chatbots for routine, repetitive tasks opens hours a day for focusing on what drives revenue.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've probably heard of the chatbot. In fact, you've probably used one, even if you didn't necessarily know …

Chatbots

How to Build a Startup Ecosystem

If you're the only startup in town, it's going to be tougher than if you're launching in a healthy startup ecosystem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chicago’s startup ecosystem is exploding. But so are others all across the country and around the world, with varying …

Startups

Roberta's Roasted Garlic Dressing Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted from Roberta's Cookbook. —Food52<p><b>Makes 1 1/2 cups</b><p>1 head garlic, with 1 …

Pick the Right Stripes for Your Build | Men's Health

Want a more adventurous option? Try a horizontally striped sweater. If you’re thin, bold stripes across the entire sweater—like this from Jack Spade—can add heft to your frame. Want to emphasize just your arms and chest? Look for a sweater like this Tommy Hilfiger Intarsia Fair Isle Sweater. …

The Interview Look That Makes the Right Impression

Here’s how to ace your job interview the moment you walk through the door<p>With all the time you spend preparing the perfect answers, it’s important to make sure your look doesn’t say the wrong things about you. Dress in muted tones (but not brown) and add a litte personality with a fun pocket …

Employment

The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program

A simple, if intimidating, workout plan created by Mark Merchant, co-owner of As One Fitness. Implement immediately. The GIFs should help.<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>Six days a week</b> for six weeks, you'll alternate between two series of exercises, increasing the amount of work you do each week. …

Workouts

Get Rid of Warts with Green Tea

Warts are most typically caused by the human papilloma virus. They can cause your skin to dry up, itch, even hurt. But mostly, they're just ugly. One …

Start the Presses!

<b>Step 2</b><br>Press the weights upward until your arms are completely straight. Slowly lower the dumbbells back to the starting position.<p><b>HOW TO DO IT</b><br>Each minute, do three shoulder presses and rest for whatever time remains. Start with 40 to 50 percent of your body weight (20 to 25 percent in each hand) and …

37 Square Meter Flat Boosting An Open Space Area

Finding flat apartments smaller than, let’s say 40 square meters, is very difficult. And even if you manage to find something like this, it’s usually …

Interior Design