Entrepreneur: Latest from James Clear http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT Why You Should Measure Backward, Not Forward We set goals. We plan milestones for our progress. Basically, we try to predict the future. But there can be more value in evaluating the past. Here's why. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237617 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237617 How Habits Shape Your Health, Happiness and Wealth This simple equation changed the way we think about habits and human behavior. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237373 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237373 How Creative Geniuses Come Up With Great Ideas We all have some type of creative genius inside of us. The only way to release it is to work on it. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237195 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237195 What Are You Measuring in Your Life? We all have areas of life that we say are important to us, but that we aren't measuring. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236841 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236841 How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches Our society values skills, but everyone is obsessed with results. The problem with this is that it can become easy to get trapped focusing on results when you should really be building your skills. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236835 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236835 How to Solve Big Problems: Start Small Lessons learned from cancer scientists about how to solve large, complex issues. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236221 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236221 How to Build New Habits by Taking Advantage of Old Ones A look at 'habit stacking' and how it can help you create new habits easier. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236215 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236215 Plan for Chaos: How to Stick to Your Health Goals When Life Gets Crazy Busy entrepreneurs know it isn't always easy sticking to good habits when your schedule fills up. Here's how to stay on top of your goals. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235939 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235939 5 Steps to Building a New Habit Understanding how to build new habits is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. Let's get started. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235935 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235935 The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep Why are you feeling so sleep deprived? Here are some practical tips for mastering your sleep and having more energy. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235626 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235626 6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe Success in the gym, as with most things in life, comes down to mastering the basics. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234905 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234905 3 Surprisingly Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Build Better Habits Simple steps to help you make progress with most of the goals you have for your health, your work and your life. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234903 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234903 It's Good to Feel Stupid: 5 Thoughts on Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt Important tips for how you can get past your fears and do the things that you want to do. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234729 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234729 Don't Let Your Brain Commit This Crime Against You Sometimes we carry old beliefs, unknowingly, that don’t serve us anymore. You have to unlearn the things that you believe to be true. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234726 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234726 What to Do When You Want to Build Better Habits (But Can’t Get Started) How can you change your bad habits if you’re not aware of them in the first place? Here's how. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234720 This Person Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent and Here's What Happened There is power in small wins and slow gains. Where are the small improvements in your life and work? Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234478 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234478 Being Consistent Is Not the Same as Being Perfect The danger with trying to be consistent is falling into an all-or-nothing mindset. Here, we explain. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234325 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234325 What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas and Not Enough Time It all comes down to treating your life like ... a rose bush. Wed, 28 May 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234140 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234140 The Only Productivity Tip You'll Ever Need A look at one strategy that gets results, why it works, and what holds us back from using it consistently. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234034 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234034 How to Find Your Hidden Creative Genius Do the work, finish something, get feedback, find ways to improve, show up again tomorrow. Repeat. Be awesome. Wed, 14 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233584 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233584 The Surprising Strategy One Man Used to Eliminate Procrastination Tips for how you can stick to better habits and master your willpower. Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233585 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233585 Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive Want to be more productive? Of course you do. Here's one proven strategy to improve your schedule -- from an unexpected source. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233054 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233054 How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good The root of behavior change and building better habits is your identity. If you change the type of person that you believe that you are, then it’s easier to change your actions. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233052 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233052 Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals The small stuff, like answering emails and tweaking your web site design, are important but shouldn't be at the top of your to-do list. Instead, your time would be better spent focusing on the fundamentals. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233050 3 Books to Help You Form Better Habits, Be More Creative and Think Like a Leader James Clear talks about three books that have fascinated him and inspired his writing. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232542 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232542 Don't Wait for Motivation. Do This Instead. Making time to do great things comes down to doing this one thing right. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232349 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232349 How You Can Stop Making Bad Decisions -- Now Ever heard of decision fatigue? It might be what's stopping you from making more healthy and productive choices. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232150 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232150 Afraid of Failure? Think Like a Scientist and Get Over It. Your failures are not you. Your successes are not you. They are simply data points that help guide the next experiment. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232024 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232024 No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231771 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231771 Travel Habits: How to Stay Healthy and Fit on the Road Don't let new environments keep you from eating right, feeling great and staying productive for your startup. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231684 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231684