Alison Ostrander

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12 Small Adjustments That Make the Difference Between Success and Failure in Every Aspect of Your Life

It's a lot of little things, done steadily, that separate the the smart, hard working people who succeed from those who don't.<p><i>"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."</i> - Colin R. Davis<p>Most ultra-successful business leaders agree that there was a make-it or break-it …

Homes for Everyone

Stories (11)<p>Upstanders Season 2 October 09, 2017 10-09-17<p>Knives, Fire and Opportunity<p>Upstanders Season 2 October 09, 2017 10-09-17<p>Planting Hope in a …

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An entrepreneur who quit her day job outlines 3 reasons her business can earn up to $20,000 a month

Today, her consulting business earns $15,000-$20,000 a month.<p>She's able to charge over $1,000 for one-on-one coaching, and sell her insights in the form of courses for up to $975.<p>How does she do it? Romans shared with Business Insider her top three pieces of advice for would-be entrepreneurs who …

Entrepreneurship

Balancing Your IRL Love Life with the One in Your MMORPG

If you cheat on your spouse in "World of Warcraft," is it cheating in real life?<p>Sexting, flirting on Facebook, tweeting a picture of one's bulge—digital media has expanded the means for infidelity so quickly that it's not always clear what can be called unfaithful. Chatting with a cam girl? Signing …

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The mad scientists of Blizzard | Polygon

"Dude. I've gotta get that again."<p>"Do you have, like, a meth lab or something?"<p>Chris Kowalski's favorite sounds<p>"when you shoot them, they blow up. They sell this stuff."<p>"I want to go out there and record your finest hawk, sir."

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A woman who wiped out almost $24,000 of debt in 15 months shares the 3 things that helped her do it

In 2009, Anna Newell Jones had $23,605 in credit card and student loan debt that she just couldn't figure out how to pay off.<p>"Money came in and was gone before I knew it. There was nothing left to pay off the giant pile of debt that was haunting me at all times. I was hopeless and out of options," …

Personal Finance

Exercise Makes You Grow New Brain Cells–But Only The Right Kind Of Exercise

If you want to make yourself smarter, go for a run.<p>Which makes you smarter: running or lifting weights? Meathead jokes aside, there’s new evidence that moderate aerobic exercise helps increase new brain cells, while strength training may not be much healthier for the brain than sitting on the couch.<p>…

The Brain

18 Habits Every Woman Should Have by the Time She's 30

Call your mom!<p><i>Sometimes those lists decreeing all these things we "MUST do before age 30" or "should NEVER say after age 20" get a little dizzying and arbitrary. (Which is why this parody of things you shouldn't own after age 30 is so great.) But this list below, from our friends at Cosmo? Sure,</i> …