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A Billionaire’s Advice: The One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read

<b>If you could ask a billionaire one question what would it be?</b><p>Dave Ramsey, a millionaire financial advisor, had his chance one afternoon. He had been …

Do You Measure Up to Our Fitness Standards?

Seven Tests of True Strength<p>Are you Men's Health Fit? Prove it—or improve<p>Remember the presidentials? No, not the election. We're talking about the president's Challenge Physical Fitness Test—the series of exercises that gym teachers have been using for decades to torture, er, assess their students. …

4 Things Self-Aware Leaders Know That Others Don’t

So ... how self-aware are you?<p>It's a skill I've been trying to build every year for many years as a leader, husband and friend. Here's why.<p>I realized …

Why Seth Godin Scares Me: The Final Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail

Final Chapter of Godin Almighty.<p>Yes — Seth Godin shared nine powerful tips with me. Six of which I’ve already share with you here and here on Forbes.<p>If you’re just tuning in, I’ll reset the stage: As I sat 24 inches from this legend in a dimly lit room backstage, just the two of us alone in our own …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Self-improvement

The 15 Best and Worst Words to Use on Resumes According to Recruiters

Given how little time recruiters spend on a resume, you should use any edge available to stand out from the crowd. A recent survey of over 2,000 …

Employment

13 Ways to Successfully Move Through Difficult Transitions

If you are having a hard time going through a transition, here are 13 ways to cool down the process and allow you to move on with less drama and more success.<p>I compiled this list throughout the years, after going through many difficult life-changing transitions myself -- moving to another country …

6 Simple Alterations to Become More Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you think about the day ahead, the deadlines, projects, meetings; while driving? Do you worry and stress over an email you sent days ago that …

Mindfulness

Five States of the Human Mind

<i>“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ~ Plutarch.</i><p>It’s all in the mind. We interact with the universe with our thoughts. …

Emotions Are a Strength, Not a Design Flaw

<b>“Eyes that do not cry, do not see.” ~Swedish Proverb</b><p><i>Just get over it. Don’t be so sensitive. You should toughen up and grow a thicker skin…</i><p>I’ve heard …

Self-help

14 Inspiration Quotes That Will Change Your Life in 2014

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people find themselves simply going through the motions of life without truly knowing where they’re headed. This is the main reason why so many people can’t escape mediocrity. Going through everyday chaos, meeting new demands, and …

Healing & Spirituality | Thinking yourself out of a depression

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>Thinking yourself out of a depression<p>by PADRAIG O'MORAIN, Irish Times, March 10, 2009<p><b>Dublin, Ireland</b> -- THAT'S MEN: …

Can Meditation be Dangerous?

This is a story of Zen master, professor, poet, and essayist, Louis Nordstrom.<p>Over 35 years ago Louis renounced his tenure as a professor in …

Uncovering Our Inherent Dignity & Confidence.

<i>The following piece originally appeared on the Shambhala Times, our partners in creating enlightened society. Stay tuned for more hosted articles by</i> …

10 Toxic Thoughts To Ditch If You Want To Be Happier

What are the thoughts you typically have throughout the day? Were they the empowering, encouraging words you would speak to a friend? Or were they …

Happiness

Do You Think Like an Entrepreneur?

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are a breed of their own. While many people fantasize about breaking free from their …

How Much Do Car Salesmen Make?

Car Salesman Confidential<p>A while back, a reader suggested I lay out the details of two or three car deals in a row, just to give everyone an idea of <b>how much do car salesmen make</b>. I’ll do you one better. I’ll lay out an entire month for you, so you can see for yourself what the dealership made and …

20 Inspiring Live Now Quotes that Remind you to Live in the Present

You have ambitions in life, and to accomplish those ambitions, you do hell lot of things; you make a never ending to-do-list, wait for the perfect …

Motivation

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The Coolest Collection of Photography Links from Around the Web

With another week passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the very best tutorials, special features, …

Olympic National Park

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation

<i>By Jancee Dunn</i><p>"It'll change your life!" my trendier friends say. For the past year, they have been urging me to meditate. "Not my thing," I answer. I'm not good at Zen -- I'm good at running late to an appointment as I fire off five texts. But after a particularly chaotic week in which I reeled …

Feeling powerful increases how much time you think you have

A new study titled "Power and Time Availability" by the University of California Berkeley has found that the more power you possess, the more time you feel like you have at your disposal. The study asked a few hundred people, some primed as "bosses," and others as "employees," to fill out surveys …

Best Money Tips: Become A Millionaire By Age 30

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on becoming a millionaire by age 30, being frugal when your …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Are You A Visual Thinker?

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