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What's in Your Backpack? 6 Must-Have Items Every Young Entrepreneur Should Have at the Ready

Between class assignments and expense reports, you likely have a lot on your mind. Faced with a similar predicament, here's how college trep Sarah Haselkorn keeps everything in order.

A Look at Modafinil and Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge, the Natural Way

While "smart drug" Modafinil has recently been in the limelight, we wanted to provide tips on how to naturally get energized.

How Your To-Do List Can Boost Your Bottom Line

You became an entrepreneur for the freedom, yet find yourself chained to your work more than ever before. Here are six steps to help achieve better work-life balance while growing your business.

Time Blocking: a Productivity Power Tool

How to divide your time to become better focused and move your company forward faster.

The Secret to a Strong Branding Message? Focus.

Your customers are only going to remember one thing about your brand. Here's how to make sure your message is memorable.

5 Ways to Boost Your Willpower

Tips to help you gain the strength to focus and achieve your goals.

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.

How to Train Your Brain to Multitask Effectively

Three techniques to help you overcome distractions and increase your productivity.

Is Your Brain in Overdrive? 3 Tips for Finding Focus

Just as your computer can crash when you have too many programs open at once, multitasking too much can crush your ability to focus. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for finding focus.

How to Build Connections at Work and Other Tips This Week

How love can benefit your company culture, the simple cover letter strategy that weeds out bad candidates, why you need a daily action plan and more: our best tips of the week.

4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused

Sports greats use these methods to focus on boring tasks without procrastinating, here's how you can too.

How to Achieve a State of Total Concentration

Four tips to find your flow and stay focused longer.

How to Navigate Growth During a Startup's Early Years

Thinking about where your startup will be five or 10 years down the road may seem like a lesson in futility, but it'll help you keep growth top of mind. Here are four tips for planning for growth.

4 Strategies to Sharpen Your Focus

Simple tips to help you work with your strengths, downplay your weaknesses and improve your focus and productivity.

Entrepreneur Coach Antonio Neves on Finding Focus and the Power of Storytelling

The founder Thinqaction and business coach offers up his top tips for tackling camera-shy tendencies, along with a host of other challenging entrepreneurial issues.

How to Reward Your Brain to Boost Productivity and Other Tips This Week

What your brain chemistry has to do with success, why you should do your hardest tasks in the morning, why you should ignore the crowd and more: our best tips of the week.

How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain

Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.

Business-Boosting Gifts to Give Yourself for the Holidays

While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.

7 Steps to Regaining Your Focus

If you're prone to distraction, these techniques can help you refocus in as little as 60 seconds.

Nouns, Verbs, Time Management and You

Are your to-do lists filled with nouns or verbs? Here's how to work smarter.

How to Stay Focused When Everything Needs Your Attention

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and professor Dave Lerner shares his tips for getting focused and productive.

How to Tame Your Over-Distracted Entrepreneurial Brain

Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson on how her attention-deficit-disorder tendencies help her startup grow.

How to Balance a Fulltime Job With Starting Up

Startup expert Rebekah Iliff says digging in, making sacrifices and putting in the appropriate time is critical.

October Surprise: A Reality Check for Your 2012 Goals

Are you on track to achieve your resolutions this year? Consider this advice for improving your odds for getting things done.

When Enough Is Enough: The Perfectionist's Secret to Higher Productivity

Some tasks need to be let go, get delegated and be simply ignored. . . at least for now. When it comes to the things only you can do, focus and planning are key.

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