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It's Time to Stop Using Email as a To-Do List

Using email as a task manager can work, but it's the wrong tool for the job

When M.G. Siegler started using Gmail's task feature to convert his emails into a to-do list, he made a shocking discovery.As many as 50 to 75 percent of the emails he received were actually to-dos from other people.Taken individually, each request was reasonable. But, ...

by Natalie Lambert  | October 08, 2018 11:00:00
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Your Company (Not to Mention Your Family) Needs You to Stop Taking Work Home

Working at night is usually a productivity mirage

Few things feel better than a great day at work. When you take work home with you, though, that feeling of accomplishment turns into a never-ending cycle of stress and lower productivity.Research from the Health and Safety Executive in the U.K. found that excessive workloads ...

by John Rampton  | October 08, 2018 08:00:00
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Slumps Are Part of the Game. Winning Requires Knowing How to Get Back on Track

Problems and mistakes are always discouraging but success is all about learning and moving on smarter

Slump defined: A period of decline or deterioration. A period during which a person performs slowly, inefficiently, or ineffectively, especially a period during which an athlete or team fails to score as well as usual. It happens to all of us. We lose our “mojo”. Things just don’t seem to ...

by Grant Cardone  | October 08, 2018 06:00:00
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How You Can Use Colored Lights to Stay Productive

Colors in your workspace aren't just for Christmas anymore

Colors drive the world around us.  Plants use color to absorb the energy of the sun.  Animals use color to hide from predators or to attract mates.  Humans use color in an infinite variety of ways that are cultural, social, positive -- and ...

by James Parsons  | October 07, 2018 08:00:00
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When Times Are Tough, Give Your Team This Pep Talk

It's one that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has given many, many times

Entrepreneurship is not easy. Not every day will be a good one. And what do you do then?Step one: You remind yourself that you’re not alone. "At some point -- and usually at many points -- the startups I’ve founded or invested ...

by Jason Feifer  | October 06, 2018 09:00:00

An Adventure Drive with the Mercedes-Benz GLC

There's more to the German brand than just luxury

Mercedes-Benz invited select media to an adventure drive to showcase the features of its mid-size SUV, the GLCMost people associate Mercedes-Benz with luxury, class and sophistication, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get down and dirty show off what it can do ...

by Paul John Caña  | October 06, 2018 08:00:00
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Want to Disrupt an Entire Industry? Here Are 3 Tips From the Future

OK, I'm not actually from the future. But, I'm here to help you with yours

My Rocketbook co-founder Joe Lemay and I appear in videos wearing orange space suits and say we make reusable notebooks "from the future." Let me get this out of the way right now: We're not actually from the future. But, I do know how ...

by Jake Epstein  | October 05, 2018 10:00:00
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How the 'Identity Gap Formula' Can Help You Succeed

Knowing why you're failing and how to fix it is your first step in finding business success

The following excerpt is from Ben Angel’s book Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Anytime we try to evolve from who we are to who we want to become to reach our goals, we create tension between our old ...

by Ben Angel  | October 05, 2018 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Seize Opportunity, According to Entrepreneur US's Editor in Chief

It's all about how you look at things

This article is excerpted from Entrepreneur magazine editor in chief Jason Feifer's monthly newsletter, The Feifer Five. Each month, he sends out five insights to help you think bigger. Subscribe here.What is opportunity? Oftentimes we treat it as something to find, like a ...

by Jason Feifer  | October 04, 2018 11:00:00
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25 Mistakes Successful People Never Make Twice

Everybody makes mistakes. Failure is when you make the same mistake over and over

Everybody makes mistakes -- it’s part of life. In fact, it’s through our mistakes and failures that we acquire the experiences and insight that allow us to succeed.Some people have a hard time admitting it when they make a mistake. However, successful people recognize ...

by Deep Patel  | October 04, 2018 10:00:00
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Not as Successful as You Want to Be? 6 Roadblocks in Your Way

Even high achievers like you get stuck sometimes. There's a reason -- but it might not be what you expect

You know there's more for you.You're aspiring. You're moving and shaking. You feel the call of your potential.But sometimes, you get stuck. You feel blocked from what you want most. You reach high, but your goals seem higher. And despite your achievements, you ...

by Carol Tuttle  | October 03, 2018 11:00:00
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How to Deliver Bad News When It's Not Your Fault

People tend to shoot the messenger but there are ways to avoid the negative halo of bad news

Have you ever shared bad news with coworkers, employees or partners? As much as we don't want to shoot the messenger, sometimes we associate negative feelings with the person who tells us bad news.Work is hard enough as is. You don't need a negative ...

by Wes Kao  | October 03, 2018 08:00:00
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Does Richard Branson's 3-Day Workweek Actually Work?

Businesses have a lot to gain by giving employees what they want

Modern employees demand flexibility at work. They want variable hours, work-from-home options and shorter workweeks, but not every employer is ready to shake things up.As counterintuitive as it might sound, longer weekends and flexible schedules make employees more productive. Richard Branson recently ...

by John Rampton  | October 03, 2018 08:00:00