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You're Busy, Busy, Busy, Right? Here are 3 Mental Health Tips You Probably Need. Now

You might think that 'mental health' doesn't deserve your time during these hectic holiday weeks. You'd be wrong

These days, being an entrepreneur means being on the go constantly. Whether you have a new business you’ve just started, are looking for potential business partners and funding or are expanding the startup you’ve been running for the past few years,doesn't it seem ...

by AJ Agrawal  | December 16, 2018 12:00:00
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The Biological Reason to Practice Gratitude

To help improve your mood and not wake up anticipating stress, try this

Excerpted from Game Changers, by Dave Asprey.A top expert who taught me a lot about gratitude is Dr. Elissa Epel, who is a professor at UCSF who studies how stress can impact our biological aging via the telomere/telomerase system and how meditation modalities ...

by Dave Asprey  | December 15, 2018 12:00:00
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Too Much Sleep Can Kill You, Scientists Say

Routinely sleeping more than six to eight hours a night ups your risk of a cardiovascular problem or even death

Warning! Scuttle your plans to sleep in 'til noon Sunday! Forget today's power nap! Cancel your membership to sleep cafes like Nap York!The reason: Too much sleep could kill you, according to scientists.A global study released by the European Heart Journal reports that sleeping more than the recommended six ...

by Joan Oleck  | December 13, 2018 05:00:00
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11 Fears Every Entrepreneur Must Overcome

It wouldn't be an adventure if it wasn't scary

Fear is a fundamental part of human psychology. Our brains are wired to feel fear because it helps us avoid calamity; it keeps us safe.But fear can also hold us back -- if we let it. Fear feeds on fear, meaning the more ...

by Deep Patel  | December 12, 2018 06:00:00
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Which Country Issued the Most Schengen Visas to Filipinos?

In all, 170,695 Filipinos applied for Shengen visas last year

Some horror travel stories start even before one flies out. We’ve all probably heard a similar tale before: a relative or friend buys a discounted flight, only to have their visa application rejected.This is especially true for Filipinos applying for a Schengen ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | December 11, 2018 06:00:00
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10 Ways to Build a Strong Personal Brand in 2019

Here are all the key things to think about and implement in your business

We all have that one person we follow online or in business. We read their books, watch their videos and listen to their advice.  Why?  Because they’ve got something special about them and they’re not afraid to share it.With the rise of ...

by Suzanne Chadwick  | December 11, 2018 06:00:00
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6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During the Holiday Season

In the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere with keeping employees focused

While the time between Thanksgiving and the New Year is a celebratory one filled with holiday parties and spending time with loved ones, in the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere while simultaneously keeping employees focused and productive. ...

by Dan Ruch  | December 08, 2018 06:00:00
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Use This Popular Tool to Maximize Productivity During Employee Downtime

What if there was a way for business leaders to stem the steady flow of dollars in lost productivity?

Have you ever considered the real cost of employee downtime? For organizations with a large number of remote employees such as sales reps, field service agents and even commuters, thousands of expensive hours are wasted every month behind a windshield.Using simple math, ...

by jen grogono  | December 07, 2018 08:00:00
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Entrepreneurs Are the Celebrities of the Business World

Why are entrepreneurs so compelling and how does their value translate for good?

The concept of auctioning celebrity experiences for charity is not new -- we know that walking the red carpet with Bradley Cooper or getting on stage with Beyoncé can raise thousands of dollars for nonprofits. That's why, early on at Charitybuzz, our entire business ...

by Ben Erwin  | December 07, 2018 06:00:00
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Need Customers to Try a New, Unfamiliar Product? Give it Away for Free

How this mushroom-beverage entrepreneur got hesitant passersby to try his mushroom-based drinks

This story appears in the December 2018 issue of EntrepreneurOne summer night in 2017, a friend texted me at 1 a.m. with some news. A chocolate company she knew was leaving its retail space on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, Calif. Did I want to take over ...

by Tero Isokauppila  | December 06, 2018 08:00:00
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Here's Why You Should Stop Being Nice to Your Clients

Skip over the niceties and work on giving your clients what they really want

Are you super nice to your prospects? If so, then stop that immediately.The problem with how most people approach their market is that they are super caring, well-meaning, and kind. When what they should be is fantastic marketers instead.Most businesses start their ...

by Kim Walsh Phillips  | December 06, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Deal With Jerks at Work Without Becoming One

Dealing with a jerk at work can be particularly challenging and triggering for strong, assertive women

I have the privilege of working with a lot of assertive, direct women. They aren't afraid to speak up. If they have an idea, they share it. When someone says something they disagree with, they express their counterpoint. And when they feel personally attacked by a ...

by Elena Lipson  | December 05, 2018 08:00:00
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2 Harsh Experiences Convinced Me Never to Invest in Friends' Companies

How do you avoid the drama-filled minefield that can result when a friend pressures you for financial support?

I’ve lost not one but two friendships this year because my response to an investment opportunity didn’t meet those friends' expectations. The lesson I learned? Friends and funding definitely don’t mix. Here's what happened:Experience No. 1 occurred at 2 a.m., Sydney, Australia, time. I had just ...

by Alex Gold  | December 04, 2018 08:00:00