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10 Ways Leaders Think Differently

To create value for a business, you need to be able to do more than just put together a fancy presentation and come up with long, impressive words at meetings.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much technology and information at our hands today, we can't …

Self-improvement

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Get yourself on a fresh track in just a month.<p>For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, …

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25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

How to Get the Biggest Reimbursement for a Canceled Flight

Whether it’s a technical issue or an overbooked plane, a lot of factors can get between you and a stress-free flight. Air travel is especially …

How to Stop Unconscious Bias Before It Starts, Against the People You Hire

Research shows that candidates who are different from an otherwise homogenous group of finalists stand little chance of getting hired, even if they are the most qualified.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Shortly after Jason Thibeault became a recruiter, he told …

Employment

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Watch All 36 Super Bowl Commercials That Were Released Early This Year

We’re less than 24 hours away from the kickoff of Super Bowl LI. But of course, dozens of the much-anticipated big-game commercials are already out …

Media Management

A High Dividend Strategy That Works

In a series of recent articles, I have been demonstrating that combinations of my "5 Ways to Beat the Market" series have delivered structural alpha. …

Hurricane Irma: ​Be ready for the next hurricane with a go bag

The 2017 hurricane season is predicted to be above normal in activity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This probably isn't a huge surprise after last year. The 2016 hurricane season was the most active since 2012 and included seven hurricanes and four major …

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Here's how you should invest your money for retirement, according to the founder of a $3.9 trillion fund giant

More specifically, factor in Social Security into your bond portfolio, stay away from traditional mutual funds and accept the occasional market dips that will come along the way when investing primarily in index funds, Vanguard founder John C. Bogle told Business Insider in an extensive …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Self-improvement

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …

Artificial Intelligence

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Motivation

A 30-Second Habit With the Power to Shift Your Perspective

Habits don't have to take lots of time or be complicated. It's entirely possible to make changes in 30 seconds.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All of us want to get ahead and progress to the next round of the video game we call life. Time has become more …

Motivation

8 Signs You'll Be Successful In Life (Though The Time Hasn't Come Yet)

Do you ever wonder whether you’ll achieve your goals and manage to build the life of your dreams? Do you catch yourself wondering whether your …

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

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How to work less, get better results

When you’ve eliminated everything you don’t need to do, you can focus on ways to increase your efficiency while doing the important tasks.<p>The internet is full of lifehacks that give you tips to help you work better. I’ll just mention a few of them that I use the most (you can Google the rest).<p>The …

17 NYC-Based Startups Ready to Take On 2017

These companies are likely to grab a decent bite of the Big Apple.<p>On the one hand, New York City is one of the most expensive cities to build a startup, mainly due to sky-high real estate prices and salaries. On the other hand, the startup scene in New York City is booming, and the following list …

Startups

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

7 tips for writing the perfect email

No matter what it is you need, what it is you do, or where it is you want to go, your ability to communicate in such a way that actually warrants the response you desire— and in the timeframe you hope to receive it — is vital to your success.<p>Here's how to be a more effective communicator before …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Self-improvement

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

18 Graphs That Make Sense Out Of Nonsensical Music Trends

The world of music is huge and diverse, with thousands of personalities adding their own subtle differences to the various genres. And because of …

6 Ways how successful people boost their energy on mondays

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 24<p>A famous writer once said, “don’t mess with anybody on a Monday, it is a bad, bad, day!”. Most of us can surely relate …

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Yourself to Have a Job You Love

When it comes to your career, you don't always need to look to the outside for answers.<p>We live in a culture that teaches us that the answers to our questions usually lie outside of ourselves. To gain this knowledge, we have to search through books, take classes, and even hire professionals.<p>But when …

Self-improvement

Learn How to Prepare, Cook With, and Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast iron skillets is a fantastic tool for most stove-top cooking. However, like all the best tools, they can require a little extra care to get the …

Cast Iron Skillet

6 Tricks to Make Yourself Utterly, Completely Indispensable

You want to be needed so badly that they keep giving you money. Here's what the experts suggest.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I want you to want me.<p>I need you to need me.<p>So I spend my days scouring the earth to find things …

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27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

Motivation