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To Be Your Most Productive Self, You Need to Set the Right Goals

Understanding how and when you work your best allows you to tap into a higher gear

Few things feel as good as a truly productive day. You start off knowing what you want to accomplish. You focus on and finish each task in succession without racing through. You go home with almost everything crossed off your list -- ...

by Isa Watson  | January 22, 2019 08:00:00
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Why Exploring Absurd Ideas Is Essential to Your Success

By putting mental energy into "ridiculous" notions, we open our minds to real possibilities

Consider for a moment this mind-expanding business idea: Our society is increasingly obsessed by what ingredients should be left out of our diet, be it sugar, caffeine, meat, gluten, or milk. So, what if we take this trend to its seemingly logical extreme? It ...

by Gabor George Burt  | January 21, 2019 06:00:00
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Why Googling Yourself Is Not Just for Fun Anymore

Inaccurate information could be deadly

When we consider risks to our online presence, there’s no such thing as low stakes.Untoward information floating around online could cost you your dream job at minimum or compromise your personal safety in the worst case scenario. But how do you know if ...

by Yoav Vilner  | January 20, 2019 06:00:00
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Jessica Alba Shares the Routine That Helps Her Run the Multimillion-Dollar Honest Company

The actor-turned entrepreneur reveals how she works through tough moments

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's "20 Questions" series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders.In 2012, Jessica Alba co-founded the Honest Company with the goal of ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 19, 2019 08:00:00
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We Don't Know How Much Screen Time Is Too Much Because the Science Isn't Totally There

The way the effects of screen time have been studied has led to a lot of conflicting answers

Ahead of last fall's rollout of Apple’s Screen Time feature, which shows you just how long you’ve spent staring at your phone, CEO Tim Cook revealed that he had been testing it out. It had inspired him to make some changes, particularly ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 18, 2019 12:00:00
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How Being Vulnerable Can Make You a Stronger Business Leader

You don't have to wear a suit of armor every day to inspire your workforce

The following excerpt is from Jeffrey Hayzlett’s book The Hero Factor: How Great Leaders Transform Organizations and Create Winning Cultures. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound“Every entrepreneur is in that fetal position when they’re away from their company too many times. Someone ...

by Jeffrey Hayzlett  | January 17, 2019 12:00:00
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Losing Employees to Competitors? Modern Workspaces Can Help You Keep Them

Employees want tech in the office -- here's how to give it to them

During the Great Recession, employees clung to their jobs for dear life. Now, a decade later, they’re walking away from them voluntarily. A recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that 2.3 percent of working Americans willingly quit their jobs in ...

by Scott Schoenberger  | January 16, 2019 12:00:00
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Billionaires Like Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and Mark Cuban Live by Ancient Stoic Philosophy

Staying humble and knowing that we don't know everything are big success factors

It all started around 304 BC when Zeno, a wealthy merchant and founder of Stoicism, sailed from the Mediterranean? port of Piraeus, known for its notoriously stormy weather. Zeno ?was shipwrecked and lost everything, but when he finally arrived in Athens, he ...

by Sam Barry  | January 15, 2019 12:00:00
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Why Rest Is the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

The surprising power of downtime: Here's why the most successful founders work the least

Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal. These feline sprinters can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in three seconds flat. Explosive speed enables them to take down an antelope, but when they’re not hunting, cheetahs expend as little energy ...

by Aytekin Tank  | January 14, 2019 06:00:00
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These 6 Types of Music Are Known to Dramatically Improve Productivity

Just another example of how much you gain by listening

Music isn’t just a means of entertaining ourselves: it can also encourage creativity and help us become more productive. Listening to music can also be therapeutic, relieving feelings of stress so you can concentrate better.Research has found that certain types of music ...

by Deep Patel  | January 13, 2019 12:00:00
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8 Superheroes You Need at Your Company

There's a pretty good chance at least some are already working for you

Every successful business has a cadre of secret superheroes. These are the people who make things happen, get things done and inspire others with their innovation and foresight.Many of these everyday champions are hiding in plain sight -- they could be almost ...

by Deep Patel  | January 12, 2019 12:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg's 2019 New Year's Resolution Is Well-Meaning and Vague, Just Like Ours

The past few years have seen a merging of the personal and professional in the his annual goals

Every January, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts his annual resolution for the year. Based on this year’s promise, cracks have seemed to emerge in the practice.The social behemoth has become further scrutinized by both users and lawmakers for its mishandling ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 11, 2019 12:00:00
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Bill Gates Reveals His Ultimate Measure of Success -- And How Warren Buffett Helped Him Realize It

It's not about net worth or name recognition

Perhaps it’s unsurprising, but Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates -- who was unseated from his top spot on the world’s richest billionaires list by Jeff Bezos in part because he has given much of his fortune to others through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 10, 2019 08:00:00
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