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15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

How to Take a Scenic Fall Foliage Trip on Amtrak

Don't miss your chance to ride along this historic route.<p>You can experience fall foliage in all its glory by taking a ride onboard Amtrak’s Autumn …

Trains

35 Stocks For April 2017

Every month, we construct a theoretical long/short portfolio of stocks that demonstrates solid relative value with potential for ongoing cash flow …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

10 Inspirational movie quotes for entrepreneurs

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share65<p>+16<p>Shares 96<p>Hollywood has produced a lot of memorable movies quotes over the years, and everyone has their favorite. But did you …

6 Unusual Steps for Landing a Six-Figure Job

You could apply the techniques to sales, marketing, and business development as well.<p>Some people do really insane things during a job search. You can waste a lot of time getting noticed. But someone who got through a programming bootcamp -- a course that purports to make you a programmer in a few …

Employment

Comparing Trip Delay Insurance between Credit Cards

There are a lot of premium credit cards on the market that offer cardholders benefits when traveling. It’s easy to compare sign-up bonuses, …

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Flickr

5 Books for the Entrepreneurial Soul

Reading books is a cheap and effective way to become a better entrepreneur. Here are some titles you may want to check out.<p>Long before I ever took the plunge into entrepreneurship, folks were always telling me to start my own business - but I was too chicken. No one in my family is an entrepreneur, …

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model - Crazy About Startups - Entrepreneurship, Startups

Creating a business model isn’t simply about completing your business plan or determining which products to pursue. It’s about mapping out how you …

Small Business

8 Success lessons from Sheryl Sandberg – “Facebook COO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+11<p>Shares 34<p>Sheryl Sandberg, stands as one of the most powerful women in business, today. Becoming the first woman to serve the …

Sheryl Sandberg

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

Entrepreneurship

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Home Decorating

A man who studied rich people for 5 years pinpointed a 15-minute daily habit anyone could start using today

Most self-made millionaires got to where they are today by developing "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of rich people.<p>"From my research, I discovered that daily habits dictate how successful or unsuccessful you will be in life," he …

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Eight Questions

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Before getting started on the road to founding a business, there is one question that every potential entrepreneur needs to ask the mirror: “Am I entrepreneur material?”<p>Because if you are not- the ride can be …

How To Succeed When You're Not Good At Anything In Particular

We’re forever being sold a lie on how to prosper in life: discover what you’re best at, work hard at it, swim in an ocean of riches and happiness.<p>That works brilliantly if you were born the best at something, but for everyone else, it’s kinda soul-crushing. What if you don’t have any world class …

This Investor Shares The 3 Things He Looks For In An Entrepreneur

It's all in how you how you present yourself.<p>Managing Partner of Idea Booth and CEO of Webber Investments, Aaron Webber has sat through more than a handful of startup pitches from hungry, wide-eyed entrepreneurs.<p>When I asked him what advice he would give these aspiring or hopeful entrepreneurs, he …

Entrepreneurship

These 7% Dividends Sell Way Below Book

Legendary investor Peter Lynch was fond of saying that corporate insiders may sell their company’s shares for a variety of reasons. But there’s only one reason they buy – and that’s because they think the price is going up.<p>Anyone at the director-level or above in Corporate America is considered an …

Investing

Executive Class at MTS Hotel in New York

• New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 26-min drive<br>• Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 34-min drive<br>• New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 40-min drive<br>• White …

10 habits that made me more competent, confident, and wealthy

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I remember sitting in a cold and dusty basement, searching for the habits that could change my life.<p>Being 21 years …

Millionaire Ivanka Trump says following these 6 negotiation rules can get you anything you want

As the executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization, as well as the founder and CEO of Ivanka Trump Collection, Trump writes for Time's new advice website, Motto, that she has had a lot of practice negotiating.<p>"I've successfully convinced others to let me …

Ivanka Trump

Bestselling author Seth Godin recommends 7 audiobooks that will change your life

Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and marketing expert Seth Godin recently told author Tim Ferriss on Ferriss' podcast that the best books "cause something to flip in your head" and prepare you to take your life in a new direction.<p>He's found that for him, there are some books that work best as …

Self-improvement

I left a position where I earned $500,000 a year — here's what I tell other people who want to quit their job

Fourteen months ago, I quit my $500,000 job in corporate sales to work for myself. It was the best career choice I’ve ever made.<p>Since then, countless people, from readers of my blog to my close friends, have come to me saying they want to quit their jobs, too.<p>Here is what I tell them:<p>1. Change is …

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

Big Data

Best Destinations to Escape Winter

With warm weather still nowhere in sight, now is the perfect time to do something spontaneous and get away! From a quick weekend trip to the …

19 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth around 80 years ago. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal-finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>In addition to boiling down the …

Self-improvement