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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Being Productive When You're Just Not Feeling It

Writing notes, taking a walk and allowing yourself simple rewards are little hacks that can increase your motivation

Being an entrepreneur isn't easy. You work long hours and all the hardest, most important tasks end up on your plate. And, just because this is your dream and your passion doesn't make every aspect of running a business fun.Sometimes you just ...

by Amna Shamim  | December 14, 2016 12:00:00
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How to create a meaningful morning routine

Setting the right routine provides the energy to tackle whatever comes in the day

For entrepreneurs, there’s never enough time in the day, which is why we need to be mindful of how we spend every moment. There are countless ways to craft your morning: some of us go for a run, read the paper, dive ...

by Nellie Akalp  | November 27, 2016 12:00:00
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14 scientific reasons to disconnect over the weekend (Infographic)

Start enjoying your weekends

Work hard, play hard. We’ve all heard that expression and it does hold some truth. If you find yourself burnt out and stressed over the weekend, it's time to reassess how you approach your work-life balance.Taking time off is healthy and even though many of us ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 25, 2016 10:00:00
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10 things truly confident people do differently

Some people, regardless of the resources they lack, always radiate with energy

True confidence, as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities, has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others ...

by Travis Bradberry  | November 23, 2016 02:00:00
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Why entrepreneurs must use the Five Minute Journal for happiness

Science has concluded that, like every goal, happiness is achieved by working at it every day

Happiness is rarely touched upon in entrepreneurship. Everyone may assume that entrepreneurs are always happy, but when we are under pressure that can make or break our business, can we still maintain this mythical level of bliss?As an entrepreneur, we learn to ...

by Nathan Resnick  | November 22, 2016 08:00:00
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Best career moves: Getting married and staying married

Making your way in life can be too tough to do alone

Nobody’s career shoots straight up like a rocket. Every successful business leader faces tough times when nothing goes right and everything falls apart. I’ve seen more of those days than I care to remember, but somehow, things always seemed to work out ...

by Steve Tobak  | November 20, 2016 02:00:00
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7 dead-aim tactics for meeting deadlines

Getting started sooner is the real secret to completing anything on time

I don’t believe there is anyone among us who doesn’t begin each job with high hopes and good intentions. We get excited at the opportunity to take on a new project, excel and deliver it ahead of time, to great fanfare.So where ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | November 18, 2016 10:00:00
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25 ways to learn faster (Infographic)

Try these simple tips to speed up your cognitive processes

There’s plenty to learn every day. But trying to learn everything can be overwhelming.If you want to dig deep into a particular topic in a short amount of time, there are some ways you can speed up your process.From setting an agenda, testing yourself ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 15, 2016 01:00:00
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20 quick tips for better time management (Video)

Managing your time excellently prepares you for success

Organization, focus and productivity are key to successfully managing your time. Creating daily plans, limiting time spent for each tasks, using an organizer, blocking out distractions – there are lots of strategies you can use to improve your time management skills. In this video, Toon ...

by Entrepreneur Network  | November 11, 2016 12:00:00
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The 10 traits of highly desirable people

These people get the jobs, the relationships and the lives they want

Most people today live only a small shadow of the dream of who they truly desire to be. There may have been a time in their lives when they were passionate, ambitious and adventurous, but somehow and in some way, they lost ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | November 06, 2016 12:00:00
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Working at your desk all day could be killing you (Infographic)

From an ergonomic perspective, the typical workspace is a cluster of slow-motion booby traps

Not to sound like an alarmist, but your desk could be killing you – and your business.In the United States, an estimated 75 to 80 percent suffer from lower back pains due primarily to our sedentary, sitting-saturated lives. All that discomfort adds up to a ...

by Aaron Orendorff  | October 31, 2016 03:00:00
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Is it feasible to be a solo entrepreneur?

More control, less drama

 There are more resources available for entrepreneurs than ever before. You can find out what it takes to be an entrepreneur, do your market research, do your competitive research, connect with investors, attract funders and even build a website all on your own ...

by Jayson Demers  | October 29, 2016 07:00:00
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5 positive ways to overcome betrayal in life and business

You have to 'slay the dragon' before you can move forward

Everyone reacts to betrayal differently. At its heart, though, getting through such a difficult time depends on whether you choose to overcome it in a positive or negative way. I understand it might seem strange to think that one can deal with the wholly ...

by Melissa Dawn  | October 28, 2016 08:00:00