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'My biggest mistake': Entrepreneurs reveal where they went wrong

Serial entrepreneur Martin Hosking now heads up Redbubble, a $140-million-a-year global marketplace for artists.<p>But he believes much of his current …

The ONE Thing To Do To Be Happy In Any Moment

The importance of gratitude in my life<p>I don’t know about you, but I know I’m grateful for today.<p>I’m grateful for who I am.<p>I’m grateful for where I am …

An entrepreneur whose business earns $50,000 a month shares the morning routine that makes him happier and more productive

In order to wake up early, you have to set the stage for success by purposefully designing a bedtime ritual for yourself.<p>In my case, this involves a few things every single night:<p>These 3 things alone make sleep WAY easier for you to slip into and maintain for the whole night, allowing you to wake …

10 Characteristics of a highly successful entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>+1<p>Shares 23<p>Successful entrepreneurs aren’t just lucky or magically talented–they approach work and life differently than most …

9 Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Startup Job

Why Are Millennials So Unhappy? Because They Can't Stop Thinking About This

Know a Millennial who seems unsatisfied and unhappy? This could be why.<p>The jury's out. Being in your late 20s can kinda suck. Even though Millennials actively tout their picture-perfect lives on social media, things aren't always so rosy on the other side of the screen.<p>Studies find that the concept …

Why You Shouldn’t Start a Business Alone

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting and running a business is a big responsibility—and an even bigger headache. Between …

10 Most inspirational rags-to-riches entrepreneurs of all time

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+1<p>Shares 31<p>Some of the richest people in the world were born into their wealth. But many of them started with nothing, and through …

STEP #7 ON THE JOURNEY TO HAPPINESS ~ STOP WORRYING

<b>BEING A WORRIER</b><p>Worrying and over-thinking are two of the biggest bugbears I have had to deal with in the pursuit of finding happiness again. All of …

Getting the most joy out of life: A self-reflection practice

<i>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Soundcloud</i><p>Hi friends, this is a self-examination practice with ways that …

Jackie Chan's Top 10 Rules For Success - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

He’s a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.<p>In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, …

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Can't I Get Over My Crush?

Hello, you shimmery, shiny pheromone factories of the Internet and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating column that turns LFGs to LTRs. This …

Goodbye nine to five, hello work-life balance

Employees want flexibility and freedom from outdated work practices. For this to happen, organisations must empathise with the individual behind the output<p>So many of our current working patterns are hugely outdated. The idea of “nine to five” was conceived during the industrial revolution, prior to …

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Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

5 Wearable Gadgets That Will Increase Your Productivity

Go ahead, lose your keys, forget your passwords, and leave your charger at home. These wearables have you covered.<p>As an entrepreneur, you know better than most that time is finite. When you are not working on your business, you are probably spending your free time with loved ones, hatching the next …

13 Self-Destructive Habits of Unhappy and Unsuccessful People

<i>This column is by Larry Kim, Founder/CTO of WordStream</i><p>Stop sabotaging your own best efforts with negative self-talk.<p>It takes almost no time to find …

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How To Increase Your Productivity Using Tech You Already Own

Technology surrounds us. It pervades nearly every tangible object used in our day-to-day lives. We have smartphones that can access the world’s annals of information. We have smart homes that automate heating and cooling, lighting and sound, and even our gardening and security. From self-driving …

Productivity

One entrepreneur says being very boring can make you very rich

Television is a very glamorous industry. So is media. And retail. Also entertainment. And throw in fashion.<p>Being employed in a fantastically sexy industry is going to give you — possibly — a fabulous life. What it isn't going to do — at least for the majority of people — is make you rich.<p>That's the …

Study Suggests Drinking Habits Could Be Linked to Relationship Happiness

Do opposites attract, or do birds of a feather flock together? A new study supports the latter theory—at least when it comes to your and your S.O.'s drinking habits.<p>University of Michigan researchers interviewed 2,767 married couples about how much and how often they drank and how they felt about …

Social Media Tips for Small Businesses: Get Started Today

You know your shop needs to be on social media. After all, it’s where your customers are — 75% of adults in the U.S. who are on the internet are <i>also</i> …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

18 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Biggest Business Regrets

<i>This story originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Whether it’s not taking advice sooner or taking advice you shouldn’t have, waiting too long to take a …

Marriage Isn't Always Fun (And That's Okay)

Dating my husband was fun, especially when things started to get serious. We used to talk on the phone for hours, sharing our thoughts and our fears and our pasts with one another. We met early for breakfast and we gave each other loving glances over our coffee cups, soaking up each other's good …

The One Thing That Will Drive Your Company to Success

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Our Soulmates are Rarely Who We Expect.

This is a story of what it means to meet our soulmates and fall in love.<p>As a young girl, I was taught that a soulmate was someone we fell in love …

10 Mistakes Startups Always Make When They Hire

Research shows that if candidates interview with more than 4 or 5 people at your company, it has diminishing returns on your accuracy in determining whether that candidate is good or not.<p><i>What are some mistakes that startups make in hiring employees? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge</i> …