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I applied and got into business school while working a day job — here are the 4 smartest things I did

But I did it. I still kicked a** at my job, made time for friends, and got into three top programs. Now that I'm on the other side of it, I can clearly see the four things that helped me be successful:<p>1. I rallied support — inside and outside of work<p>I have a very supportive boss, and early on in …

Employment

The iPhone only exists because Steve Jobs 'hated this guy at Microsoft'

Former head of iOS, Scott Forstall, opens up about how Apple’s iconic device came from late CEO’s dislike for the husband of one of his wife’s friends<p>If it wasn’t for one particular executive at Microsoft, whom Steve Jobs seemingly hated with a passion, Apple may never have created the iPhone or …

Startups

5 Easy Ways to Maintain Greater Focus in Your Life

How do we keep our vision focused to make sure we're still pursuing the right dream? Here's how.<p>Whenever we get in slumps, it can feel like there's no viable place to take our passion or our drive. It can feel like what we want to do doesn't really matter--even when we take on everything in our …

Self-improvement

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Nonprofits

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

Self-improvement

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

The Brain

4 Habits That Can Improve Your Work Performance

Do these four things to be more productive each day.<p>Founder and President of WebpageFX<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs, world leaders and professional athletes all have one thing in common: They all have some quirky habits.<p>In the world of sports, strange …

Productivity

These 10 mindfulness rules will make your life better

Mindfulness has become a popular health topic and you might be wondering how to do it. There is a lot of information out there, and some of it can be …

How to Get Fit When You Have Arthritic Knees

Arthritis in the knee can be the result of many things -- from a bad spill you took while running a marathon, to rheumatoid arthritis, a condition …

7 Things You Need to Start Doing to Take Back Control of Your Life

We all get busy in life with work, children, partner, family, boss, friends and so much more. It can be difficult to juggle everything, and usually …

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Nutrition

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover’s life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. …

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

More Startups Would Be Successful if They Learned How to Do This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

Self-improvement

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

7 Powerful Beliefs That Will Lead You to Success

Whatever you're setting out to do, these 7 essentials beliefs can help steer you toward your goals.<p>We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, …

Motivation

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

Retirement

How This Entrepreneur Came Back After Losing Millions

Wake up on the right side of the bed every day. You need to be self-motivated and inspired...no one else is going to do that for you.<p>It started out of frustration while traveling abroad: Difficulties getting connected, unreliable service, roaming charges that were more than a mortgage payment--all …

Entrepreneurship

12 Good Habits That You Should Adopt for a Better Life

Old habits are hard to break, right? At least that's how the saying goes. I'm not a brain science expert, but I have done enough research on the topic that I think I have a good grasp on how the brain works. Well, at least when it comes to habits.<p>They say it takes 21 days to adopt a new habit. Why …

Like It or Not, Egotistical Jerks Make Great Entrepreneurs

Hard to believe it’s been nine years since Stanford professor Bob Sutton ignited a national movement against bad bosses with his breakout bestseller,</i> …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

Don’t skip these steps when planking, piking and crunching

Core training is an exercise trend that is here to stay. People everywhere are planking, piking and crunching with the best of intentions, limited only by imagination. There is only one problem: Many workout enthusiasts seen precariously planking on exercise balls may have missed a step.<p>We live in …

18 Genius DIY Storage Solutions

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your home is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle your situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your house.

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