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SME South Africa

Lesley Williams is the CEO of Johannesburg digital innovation hub, Tshimologong Precinct. She was selected to be part of former US President Barack …

Chinese Government Cracking Down on Funeral Strippers

The Chinese Ministry of Culture announced Thursday that the government and police will join forces to stop the popular practice of hiring strippers …

Finding Cheap Flights 101

As daunting as it seems, finding a cheap flight is not impossible and shouldn't require that much time and effort. Cheap flights are possible, you just need to know where to look.<p>I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took …

Air Travel

More Marketing Time: How to Procrastinate Your Way to Success

Do you spend too much time on insignificant tasks?<p>Want to have more time to do what you do best?<p>To learn how to multiply your time as a marketer by …

Robert Downey Jr. interview gets too 'Diane Sawyer-esque,' so he walks out

When Robert Downey Jr.'s done, he's done. And it appears that he's done answering questions about things that happened years ago.<p>The "Avengers: Age of Ultron" star simply walked out of an interview with Britain's Channel 4 on Wednesday after the interviewer's questions turned personal -- and stayed …

How to become an 'extreme success'

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you …

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Time Management

How to Lose Weight Fast: A Proven 3-step Plan That Works

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time. However, most of them require you to be hungry and unsatisfied. If you don’t …

If you're struggling to find motivation at work, this may help

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

If your farts could talk...<p>We hate to break it to you, but gas is just a fact of life—sure, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it happens to the best of us. But if you’re dealing with more frequent gas than usual, your body might be trying to send you some hints about how it’s …

Holistic Medicine

10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

Investing in stocks is one of the best ways to build wealth over time, since on average, the stock market returns 9% per year. But there are many …

Shawn Achor's 6 exercises for happiness

Psychologist and best-selling author Shawn Achor has made a career studying the science of happiness.<p>"Scientifically, happiness is a choice," Achor …

Happiness

10 ways to just be yourself — and build your brand — on social media

A critical mass of brands, businesses, marketers, and corporate executives may have a presence on social media today, but that doesn't mean they have …

Social Media

Foods For Brain: 8 Essential Nutrients For An Aging Brain

Warding off cognitive decline as we age could be a question of getting enough of eight nutrients that Linda Milo Ohr, contributing editor of the …

4 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business…And Your Life

Simple practices--done consistently--can change your business and your life.<p>Sometimes simple practices--done consistently--can change your business. These habits can also spill over into your personal life, making every part of your day better. Just as a proper diet and regular exercise can improve …

How Personality Type Influences Leadership Style

Understanding your personality type can help you identify how to potential biases to your leadership style.<p>Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban “bossy” may have stirred up plenty of heated responses, but it only scratched the surface of a much deeper discussion regarding how gender stereotypes shape …

15 Tricks To Overcome Procrastination

Research shows that many of us procrastinate. So if there’s something you’re avoiding, delaying or sidestepping, you’re far from the only one.<p>We’re skilled at procrastinating, sometimes so much so that we don’t even realize we’re doing it!<p>But things can only be put off for so long, and …

15 Signs that You're Going to Live A Long Happy Life

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

4 Ways to Provide Outstanding Customer Service on Social Media

Providing great customer service is critical online. Whether you're prepared or not, your customers will be expecting a quick response whenever they experience an issue or have a question.<p>Sharing great content is only half the battle on social media. You also need to engage your community. Are you …

Social Media

10 Guiding Principles for Growing a Startup Into a Business That Will Last

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, I was busy earning my daily bread at one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the world; commuting in and out of the city each day with my newspaper and large iced coffee, 12 hours later to return home all the …

15 Life Lessons To Learn Before Entering Your 30s

Casey Imafidon<p>Read full profile<p>Reaching your thirties comes with a sense of pride and accomplishment. You must have learned a thing or two over the …

6 Surprisingly Simple Strategies To Turn Fear Of Failure Into Business Success

Has it ever happened to you?<p>You’re about to do something important, and suddenly you’re struck with this sickening, pounding feeling just above your …

How To Leave At 5:00 Tonight, Without Feeling Guilty

Would you like to leave the office at 5:00 p.m. today to make it home for dinner? Would you like to do it without feeling guilty?<p>Early in my career I was constantly overworked and overwhelmed. As the founder and president of a fast growing startup, I worked long days, slept too little, and …

7 Bestsellers That Entrepreneurs Must Read

These books contain detailed instructions and real-life examples that lead to short-term and long-term success for your startup.<p>Last month, I posted the 10 best books written by entrepreneurs. While those books are fascinating reads, with only one exception (<i>Art of the Start</i>), they don't provide a …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Happy people are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.<p>Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us …