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The 25 most influential books ever written about business

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading 500 pages a day was the key to success, because "that's how …

I Tried Sheryl Sandberg's 'Spiral-Notebook' Productivity Hack for 30 Days. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

When in over your head, ask yourself "What would Sheryl do?"<p>I am an organized person. I’ve been known to get emotional when I see a well-organized calendar or a good-looking to-do list. However, sometimes I need to up my game. Typically, I keep my days running smoothly with Google calendar and …

Sheryl Sandberg

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 …

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Motivation

Dad Calms Down Upset Daughter With an Inspiring Pep Talk You'll Want to Try Out

When Randy Gaines's daughter became upset over something he said to her, he sat down the girl to explain emotions, healthy outlets for anger, and why it's best to let your feelings out rather than hold them in. Witnessing what his wife, Deceena, says was "one of the most powerful conversations in …

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy)

You can rewire your brain to improve mindset, increase happiness and success, and stay focused on your goals.<p>Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, …

subconsciousmind

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

In the time you spend on social media each year, you could read 200 books

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,<p>Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…<p>When I first found this quote …

Self-improvement

17 Simple Ways to Manage Your Time Ruthlessly

17 brilliant productivity tips to immediately create more time.<p>More than 75 percent of executives and entrepreneurs have a schedule that simply exhausts them. If I ask to look at a leader's calendar, it often looks like a box of spilled jigsaw puzzle pieces. Many leaders don't have the ultimate …

Time Management

Three Productivity-Killing Routines Most Leaders Fall Into

From meetings to business travel, these business rituals can fast exceed the point of diminishing returns.<p>You’ve worked long and hard to get to your level, and now your working life reflects it. You always have a seat at the strategy table, people are constantly contacting you for feedback and …

Time Management

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Staying on top of new navigation features is a little tedious so it's a good thing we do it for you! But like, for serious.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes I don't even notice until I'm in the middle of something and notice my phone is doing this weird thing it never used to do. …

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning

Early mornings can make people feel more optimistic and ready to tackle challenging tasks.<p>"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find …

Time Management

Remote versus Co-located Work

In the software industry we hear a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of remote work, and a recent outbreak of that finally got me to write my …

Remote Working

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on leadership and success

Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO and current executive chairman of Alphabet, recently sat down in an interview to discuss his experiences leading …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

20 amazing apps for getting the most out of iOS 8

So you’ve finally cleared up enough space to install iOS 8, or you purchased a new iPhone 6.<p>While iOS 8 doesn’t <i>look</i> radically different, Apple’s new operating system is capable of stunning visuals, and apps can now do more than ever thanks to widgets and app extensions.<p>From cutting-edge mobile …

iOS 8 How-to: Monitor & track your battery usage

Have you ever wondered how much of your battery is being used? Or have you ever wondered why sometimes when you use certain apps your battery dramatically drains? New in the iOS 8 Settings application is the ability to track battery usage per each app you have installed on your device. This method …

Wall Street CEO Gives His Senior Bankers 5 Steps To Making Life Better For Analysts

In the last year, Wall Street banks have been criticized for the brutal workload their young analysts tend to take on. Many firms responded by cutting back the long-hours and requiring analysts to take weekends off.<p>Handler is taking it a step further and reminding his managing directors to …

5 Fail Proof Ways to Become Irreplaceable

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are those who succeed, and there are those who become irreplaceable. We can all think of people in our companies or industries who are extremely valuable and tough to replace. If you want to dominate in this fast paced …

Motivation

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …

3 Surprisingly Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Build Better Habits

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building good habits can be difficult.<p>That’s especially true if you want to stick with them for the long-term. Thankfully, there are a few simple strategies that you can use to build better habits and break bad ones.<p>I’m not …

Workouts

How To Pick The Right Shoes For Any Color Suit

Black shoes and a black suit work great if you're going to a funeral, but most of the time we're a little more colorful in our wardrobes.<p>How does a man wearing a navy, light-grey, or brown suit match his shoes with the suit color?<p>Take a moment to get to know the chart below.<p>It pairs the five most …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management

Star

Latest<p>Tom Holland Creeps on Tom Hiddleston and Other Marvel Stars at Wimbledon<p>Tom Holland 4 hours ago<p>Tom Holland<p>10 Best Marvel Characters Who Deserve …

The Walking Dead

The four-day work week

What would you do with your time if you only had to work four, three, or even two days a week?<p>Decades ago, experts predicted we would all be working just 14 to 15 hours a week by now, and would have so much free time, we wouldn't even know what to do with ourselves.<p>Instead, U.S. workers have been …

Check Out Andrew Ross Sorkin's Summer Reading List

But according to New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, a solid Wall Street page turner can be just what you need to get you through summer vacation.<p>This morning he published his "essential Wall Street summer reading list in Dealbook," from dramatic narratives to meaty economic history.<p>There …

26 Great Quotes on How to Be a Man

From men who went there, did it big, and learned a thing or two for their trouble<p>From the men who went there, did it big, and learned a thing or two for their trouble

Hearst Magazines

Best Smart Thermostat

With its round, metallic design, the Nest Learning Thermostat made all other thermostats seem old and outmoded in an instant. Three years after the …