Michael McLaughlin

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8 Essential Enchilada Recipes

Enchilada recipes tend to be all over the place, from classic Mexican to the cheesiest, gooiest, most “gravy”-covered Tex-Mex versions imaginable. …

Why Cool Kids Rarely Become Great Successes

A study suggests that cool kids burn out quickly. Is that why so many successful businesspeople aren't cool at all?<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>When I look at Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, there’s one word …

Bill Gates

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …

Mark Cuban's Most Powerful Piece of Advice

Every entrepreneur has a few habits that have helped him or her make it to their current level of success. One of Mark Cuban's habits is something we can all learn from.<p>I saw Mark Cuban speak at the CNBC/Inc. Chicago Iconic conference last month. He shared several awesome pieces of advice and was …

Entrepreneurship

7 Lessons on Business and Life That I Learned From Peter Drucker | Inc.com

I'll share a personality flaw with you; I'm not much of a follower, which is likely why I'm an entrepreneur. Yet, some people cast a light so bright that you can't help but follow the path they illuminate into the future. Peter Drucker was one of those people.<p>Drucker may have been the 20th …

Leadership

The Ultimate Guide to Learning Anything Faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time for. And as information becomes more readily accessible online, the number of things we want to learn has only increased. That means that the …

Self-improvement

Meet Amelia, the AI Platform That Could Change the Future of IT

19 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the June 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Her name is Amelia, and she is the complete package: smart, sophisticated, industrious and loyal. No wonder her boss, Chetan Dube, can’t get her out of his …

Artificial Intelligence

Louis Van Gaal gives a speech to remember

Described by former England cricket team captain as the greatest speech of all time. He may be right.

11 Ways to Start Investing in Yourself Today

It means blocking out time for yourself so you can think, learn, and focus on what matters to you.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can I invest in myself?</i><p><i>Answer by Terrence Yang, CEO, Precelerator.com & Yang Ventures, on Quora</i><p>Learn and apply one thing (at a time) that interests you …

Work-life Balance

Tony Robbins: The Best Financial Decision Every Entrepreneur Must Make

Tony Robbins, the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author, shares a number of money strategies from billionaire investors and Nobel Prize winners in his latest book, Money: Master the Game. But he uses the story of an average earner to explain the top financial decision that's shaped his life, and it's a …

Tony Robbins

4 Apps That Help You Relax, Focus and Sweat

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about scale and efficiency. Time is money, and money and time are always in short supply when you’re living the lean startup lifestyle.<p>You don’t have the luxury of wasted time, sick days or any other …

Entrepreneurship

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Best apps for guitar tabs and chords

You may recall that I fancy myself a bit of a musician. I’ve been forcing my friends to listen to a variety of my musical endeavors for nearly two …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

THE SELECTS: More from the History of Silicon Valley

Maximize Your Potential

Success isn't about being the best.<br>It's about always getting better.<p>Can you step outside your comfort zone? Bounce back from failure? Build new …

How To Actually Be A Good Listener

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>What's more frustrating than speaking without being heard? We've all been there: confiding in a friend as she paws at her phone; pitching an idea to a co-worker as he interrupts with his own; telling your mom about your day as her eyes glaze over -- apparently …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Self-improvement

A Definitive Guide To Making Better (And Better Informed) Decisions

Eggs or fruit for breakfast? Sell or stay independent? Pants or no pants? Decisions, decisions: They’re everywhere. Worry not, this guide’s here to help.<p>All day, every day, we are faced with an onslaught of decisions both small and large. It’s hard work. Naturally, we often seek help to quell the …

Management

How To Read Way More Books (And, Thus, Know Way More Stuff)

Humanity has learned a lot of stuff. Most of it is in books. So we should read more of them. Here’s how.<p>While many problems are new to 2013–what, exactly, is twerking?–most are quite old, like having a meaningful career or being able to do your best work. So if we want to be able to address our …

Commuting

Kevin Spacey Goes All House-of-Cards on Hollywood

In case you missed this most excellent keynote speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival’s high-profile James MacTaggart Memorial …

Entertainment

The best budget acoustic guitars under £500/$650

Undoubtedly one of the most congested areas of the six-string market is the affordable acoustic guitars sector, where there are literally thousands …

Where to find your next read: Book recommendation sites you should know about

Looking for new books to add to your summer reading list? You probably already know to check sources like Goodreads and the New York Times book …

Create Your Own Charisma–And Supercharge Your Personal Brand

What Darth Vader (okay, James Earl Jones), Steve Jobs, and others teach us about gaining confidence and telling great stories.<p>The boy never thought he’d be able to communicate with others.<p>He developed a stutter that was so severe, he chose not to speak at all. As a matter of fact, he remained …

Charisma