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Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

Small Business

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do | Inc.com

What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple.<p>It's a matter of habits. In business and in life, if you truly want to succeed, there are some habits that work and …

Self-improvement

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Happiness

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

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A letter to … my wife, who I have never loved

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I am not entirely sure where to start – this October, we will have been married for five years. For the life of me, I cannot remember why I even agreed. We never proposed or let alone spoke to each other. I was not coerced into marriage, neither were you. We …

Relationships

4 things to do every morning to set yourself up for a successful day

I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next thing I knew, it was <i>noon</i>. Where did the day go? And, more importantly, why didn't I get anything substantive done? Sure, I cleared out my inbox, but I didn't tackle a thing on my to-do list.<p>After my lackluster morning, I decided to do some research …

Time Management

5 Ways to Get Motivated When You’re Burnt Out

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

Small Business

This Is What It Really Takes to Run a Successful Business

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

Leadership

10 goals that will elevate your business and personal well-being

New Years has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance to set some goals for the year ahead. I personally like to set goals …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

Time Management

Protein diets, intensive workouts or grapes? The weight loss methods scientists say really work

The figures are staggering. Not only is Britain the 'fat man' of Europe but it’s predicted half of men and a staggering 60 per cent of women will be obese by 2050.<p>Yet, each day delivers a new nugget of weight loss advice – whether it is eating grapes (the flavonoids in them can stave off middle …

The 1 Question That Can Save Your Relationship

It’s one of the most uncomfortable places to be – deep in a fight with the person you love most. You’d do anything to come to an understanding. You’d …

Relationships

17 Resolutions To Help You Have A Spiritually Renewing 2016

As the new year dawns, it's time to set some intentions for what you hope to accomplish in the months ahead. Instead of taking on daunting new diets or exercise regimens, start with some resolutions that will nourish your spirit, instead.<p><b>HuffPost Religion brainstormed 17 resolutions to help you</b> …

Happiness

Russia could go 100% renewable in 15 years and save tons of energy costs in the process

The researchers, from Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland, modeled an energy system for Russia and Central Asia based on solely renewable energy resources, including wind, hydropower, solar, biomass and geothermal energy. They found it is more than achievable, and their energy costs …

Renewable Energy

12 Stupid Things Every Woman Hears From Her Friends Who Are in Relationships

So I should just "stop looking" and then he'll instantly appear like a genie? Cool plan.<p><b>1. "Maybe you should just try not dating for a while."</b> No one would ever tell you this with jobs. "Oh, you can't find your dream job? Maybe you should just be unemployed for a few years!" Cool advice.<p><b>2. "Have</b> …

Relationships

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial debuts, whimsical …

Books

Develop These 7 Habits to Unlock Your Greatness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all born with an equal potential for greatness. There are no exceptions, yet most achieve far below their potential while a small handful rise to extraordinary heights and become legends. To rank amongst the elite you must …

Self-improvement

Time Management: Tips To Better Manage Your Life

Drowning under a pile of emails? Late home from work again as you struggled to reach a deadline? You are not alone. It seems more and more people are trying, and often failing, to complete a seemingly endless list of tasks – and in the rush to do it all we can end up achieving less and feeling …

Time Management

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

Wellness

Doing This for an Hour Each Day Can Make You More Successful

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Entrepreneurship

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

Logging

Jim Jones, deadly white savior: The tragic legacy of the Jonestown massacre

The most infamous murder-suicide in modern history is also a story of failed mixed-race utopia. An expert explains<p><i>White Nights, Black Paradise</i>, a new novel available from Infidel Books this week, shares a vision of the Jonestown massacre that is rarely emphasized in mainstream literary narratives. …

Religion

This central banker killed the argument that low interest rates are making Britain's housing market go crazy

UK interest rates have stayed at a record low of 0.5% since March 2009. This has stimulated the economy because it lowers the cost of borrowing money — meaning it's easier to get a mortgage for a house.<p>Some critics have been quick to blame Britain's runaway house prices on low rates, which allow …

Housing

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Gregarious

10 New Truths Great Leaders Know That Most People Don't | Inc.com

Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes--and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very different. To understand leadership, you need to be able to separate historic thought from current …

Leadership

Surviving Cheating: How to Decide to Stay, Leave, or Fix a Relationship After Infidelity

"I never thought I'd be the kind of person who stays with a cheater." As a therapist who specializes in couples and relationship problems, I hear this all the time from clients who have been cheated on and then decide to stay in the relationship. It's a telling statement because what exactly do we …