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12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Get Angry Easily? Science Just Discovered It Says a Lot About Your Intelligence

You get angry because other people aren't quite as smart as you, right?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Rage is all the rage these days.<p>It brings people together in a scalding bath of solidarity.<p>It separates people from the …

Psychology

How To Become Super Successful: Keep It Simple

It is estimated that adults make up to 35,000 decisions daily. Decision fatigue refers to the psychological concept that we have a limited number of mental resources, and using them to make irrelevant decisions can affect productivity. If you manage a business or even a side hustle, chances are you …

Success

The impact of blockchain technology in digital marketing

Digital marketing is a very important part of any business. To make a brand more visible in this diverse society, a business must be able to use …

How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

Creativity

6 Steps to Make Your Strategic Plan Really Strategic

Why is it that when a group of managers gets together for a strategic planning session they often emerge with a document that’s devoid of “strategy”, and often not even a plan?<p>I have one such document in front of me as I write this. It starts with a “vision” statement, moves on to “strategic …

Management

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

Stephen King

If I Learned These 3 Lessons Sooner, My Company Would've Hit $30 Million Faster

As Tony Robbins says: "Success leaves clues."<p>If you could go back in time, what would you do differently?<p>Now, whoever says they wouldn't change a thing is straight up lying.<p>Yes, you improve from every mistake that you make. I'm not denying that.<p>But when you make mistakes, you have to invest time …

Business Strategy

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Your Organization's Ability To Lead Change

The week before last, I posted an article titled “9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization.” It has been so wildly popular that I decided to write a follow-on piece related to leading organizational transformation – a topic relevant to every company …

20th Century

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

<b>In mid-2016</b>, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Effective Leaders 'Show Up' With These 4 Things Every Day

Every leader or aspiring leader wants to be an effective leader. They want to know what they have to do or who they have to be to lead with impact and influence in order to have the voice and provide the value they envision. Many of my coaching clients want a 60-day plan that’ll somehow get them to …

Leadership

Emotionally Intelligent Advice From an 80-Year-Old Man

Number 32: Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.<p>From time to time, I come across a list of life lessons "as described by an 80-year-old man." They've been widely shared online, and maybe you've seen them pop up in your social feeds.<p>As I read them again recently, I …

Self-help

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Albert Einstein

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

This Is the "Best Island in Europe," as Voted by Thousands of Travelers

Crowning an island the best in Europe might seem like a tall order, but that's exactly what the <i>Travel+Leisure</i> team set out to do with its annual …

Netflix is falling off a cliff

Netflix didn’t add as many subscribers as expected by a bunch of people on Wall Street who, on a quarterly basis, govern whether or not it’ll be more valuable than Comcast — and that is <i>probably</i> a bad thing, as it’s one of the primary indicators of its future potential for said finance folk.<p>While …

Market Capitalization

Data mining reveals fundamental pattern of human thinking - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1935, the American linguist George Zipf made a remarkable discovery. Zipf was curious about the relationship between common words and less …

Natural Language Processing

How to Accomplish More in 4 Days Than Most People Do in 4 Weeks

Practice and self-control are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that it takes hard work to achieve our goals. And in the world of business and entrepreneurship, we often hear how we must be willing to sacrifice weeks, months, even years of slaving away to …

Time Management

This AI Startup Could Be The Next DeepMind

Most people find it a pain to receive parcels in wide time slots like, say, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., so when delivery startup Paack offered a service in which everyone could narrow that window down to one hour, with no extra charge, it had a challenge on its hands. The startup’s routing engine …

Machine Learning

Why Google Chrome Now Uses More Memory

With over 60% market share, Chrome is the undisputed king of web browsers. A key factor behind this is Google’s commitment to keeping it seamlessly updated with essential fixes and optimizations, but now the company has admitted Chrome’s latest upgrade comes with an unavoidable side-effect…<p>In a …

Google Chrome

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Compound Interest and Compounding Growth: A Comprehensive Guide

The miracle of compounding can turn a mere $1,000 into millions of dollars -- or it can just strengthen your savings account via compound …

8 Ways You're Destroying Your Personal Brand Without Even Knowing It

Sure, you might fire off a tweet every now and again, but are you really helping or hurting your personal brand?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Amanda Bynes to Charlie Sheen, we've seen countless celebrities who have completely ruined their personal brand as a …

Public Relations

Six Steps To Becoming A Master Of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking stars are balanced thinkers. They practice moderation to insure against the perils of overthinking or underthinking. They are devotees of appropriateness and walk a path of situational awareness.<p>Real critical thinkers are disciplined in their craft of issue resolution. They honor …

Critical Thinking

25 ways to rev up your sex life—in the name of health and happiness, of course

These days, science-backed ways to hack your happiness are about as numerous as varieties of leggings: Experts and research suggest carving out 10 …

George Mason

How the Strongest Business Leaders Do Twice as Much in Half the Time

Start early, stay focused and know when to go home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and small-business owners rarely clock in and out during regular business hours. They work weekends, take late shifts and do whatever it takes to get (and keep) their …

Small Business

Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that microservices is the architecture <i>du jour</i>. Coming of age alongside this trend, …

England's World Cup Coach Applies a Simple Mind Hack That Made Steve Jobs a Creative Genius

It's rare that a fresh idea comes out of nowhere. Here's how geniuses come up with innovative solutions.<p>A soccer coach can learn a lot about winning games by watching basketball. That's the philosophy that drives Gareth Southgate, the coach for England's World Cup team. By combining ideas from …

Ten Unmistakable Signs You're Wasting Your Talent

Dear Liz,<p>I started my job last May. It seems like I’ve been here much longer than one year, and not in a good way.<p>The minute I started the job I could see that my manager “Caroline” had lied to me about the position.<p>She talked it up like it was a great role, but it’s not. In the past year I’ve done …