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6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Flipboard to Plan a Vacation

As Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” Lucky for us, in the last 10 years, International travel has doubled in volume, and is forecasted to keep growing until there are 1.8 billion tourists in 2030. With so much riding on the experience it’s no …

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7 CEOs share the books that transformed their lives

Reading requires focus. It requires time. And, let's be real, it requires a lot of discipline — because at the end of the day, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your Kindle.<p>Of course, you know that you should be reading more (and binging less). After all, it's what so many …

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Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

Is AI the Future of Good Taste?

When Hui Wu was growing up in China in the 1990s, she had two interests: fashion and math. The farming town where she lived was so small and poor the …

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10 Mental Tricks to Run Better

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>1 of 10<p>Restate Your Goals<p>Deciding between the remote control and your running shoes? It isn’t easy to get out the door without a clear reason to run. "If you can’t answer, Why am I doing this?, you won‘t last long," says …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

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3 Lessons From Steve Jobs on Building Trust

What did Steve Jobs and the CEOs of other iconic companies like Pixar and Disney have in common? The ability to build trust.<p>What if you could spend years working with --and observing the leadership styles of -- the CEOs of Apple, Pixar, and Disney?<p>That's what Ali Rowghani did. Rowghani is the CEO …

How I Changed My Life by Remembering Who I Was Before the Pain

<b>“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” ~Unknown</b><p>For a skinny, curly haired five-year-old girl, life was magical.<p>Buried in books and …

Key figures purged from Trump transition team

By Karen DeYoung<p>, Associate editor/reporter<p>Greg Miller<p>, Reporter<p>The bloodletting in President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team that began with last week’s ouster of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie escalated Tuesday with new departures, particularly in the area of national security, as power …

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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Ancient Cities Discovered Beneath Jungle Surrounding Angkor Wat Temples

Archeologists say the ruins made up the world's largest empire in the 12th century.<p>The majesties of Angkor Wat are just beginning to unfurl.<p>Scientists have announced the discovery of 1,000-year-old cities buried in the jungle surrounding Cambodia's famous temple complex in a colossal discovery that …

Archaeology

8 bad habits that are ruining your sleep

Conversely, research shows there's a direct correlation between getting less sleep and workplace inefficiency.<p>The prefrontal cortex, where the problem-solving functions of the brain are housed, is degraded if we don't get enough sleep.<p>Working when you're sleep-deprived "we now know is the cognitive …

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14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

5 things to know about CTE

<b>(CNN) —</b> The list of football players with a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, continues to grow. But what exactly is CTE? Here are five things you need to know:<p>1. CTE isn't just about concussions<p>A concussion is a brain injury that occurs from a blow to the head. But …

The Brain

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

The Real Reasons Thought Leadership Is Vital For Business (They Are Not What You Think)

More than ever, authentic communication—thought leadership—is vital to business. But I’m going to begin this post by stressing the things it is not. Far too many people equate thought leadership with having a national masthead (or two, or three) for credibility next to their name. Others view the …

Leadership: Be Yourself

One of the best memories of my MBA at Stanford is the class called Leadership Perspectives, led by the incredibly inspiring Joel Peterson and Chris O'Reilly. I heard from CEOs of some of the world's most iconic companies and from equally motivated and inspiring classmates on their leadership vision …

3 Bad Habits That Keep Success Out of Reach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have different definitions of success, and we each have at least one person we admire who personifies our definition of success.<p>Maybe it’s the fellow who sold $5 million in real estate in the past six months, or perhaps it’s the …

10 things you need to know today

<b>OPEC says it'll be a long time before we see $100 oil.</b> In an in-depth report, OPEC says oil won't reach $100 a barrel again until 2040. The news isn't all bad for oil-producing countries, however, as the cartel projects that spending cuts will result in limited supply in the medium term, causing …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

People in Cambodia experience what we Americans call depression. But there's no direct translation for the word "depression" in the Cambodian Khmer language. Instead, people may say <i>thelea tdeuk ceut</i>, which literally means "the water in my heart has fallen."<p>Anxious or depressed Haitians, on the …

Having your laptop stolen is traumatic. Here's what I learned

According to research, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds – but how prepared are you for what comes next?<p>Last Tuesday after work, I headed to a bar in Kings Cross with a couple of colleagues, slung my rucksack on the table next to us, and spent a pleasant hour brainstorming feature ideas. When I …

23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

Sandwiches are going to be so jealous.

Tech predictions for 2015 that you should actually listen to

January may be coming to a close, but the flood of predictions, forecasts, and prognostications for the year ahead hasn’t abated. Among the dross however is the annual list of predictions from GP Bullhound (pdf), a boutique investment bank that specializes in tech companies. The bank is worth …

State Of The Union: 5 Things To Watch

Even in the era of declining television audiences, President Obama's State of the Union address is still the biggest audience he'll have all year. Historically, seventh-year State of the Union speeches have a short shelf life. Every one of the five lame-duck presidents (that is, presidents …

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The planet, named Kepler 438b, is slightly larger than Earth and circles an orange dwarf star that bathes it in 40% more heat than our home planet receives …

Prince George received 706 gifts from abroad last year, Kensington Palace reveals

Prince George averaged almost two gifts per day, including 523 gifts from Australia alone during his visit there last Easter<p>Prince George amassed a staggering 706 gifts from royal tours overseas last year, official figures reveal - more than seven times as many as the Queen.<p>The youngest member of …

The Disappearance Of The Instruction Manual

Instructions not included: what the vanishing manual says about us<p>In the late 17th century, the printer Joseph Moxon published <i>Mechanick Exercises</i>, the first guide to printing in any language. It had been nearly 240 years since the debut of Gutenberg’s press, and books had proliferated. There were …

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