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5 ways to get your taxes in order

With just a few days to go until the end of the tax year, the more organised among us will be spending some time getting their financial affairs in …

Personal Finance

Learn How To Use Facebook’s Marketing Tools With This Course

Be smarter about how you use the platform—it's not just for connecting with old friends.<p>Given its unprecedented reach, businesses across every …

Marketing

All Truly Wealthy People Know This 1 Important Financial Secret | Inc.com

<i>Why are some wealthy people so frugal? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Phil Segal, Digital Marketing Consultant and Account Manager, on Quora:</b><p>In an argument over money early in our …

Personal Finance

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

7 clever ‘psycho’ tricks that really help you in the office

To gain confidence and sympathy, to be more competent and ultimately to get more salary – this is exactly what is possible with these psycho-tricks. …

Psychology

Branding Your Business and Crafting Your Story in the Cannabis Industry

Learn the essentials about getting your business ready for its market debut.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your Own Cannabis Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

Cannabis Industry

20 Free Photoshop Layer Styles for Creating Beautiful Text Effects

Photoshop Layer Styles are a set of pre-configured commands that will take basic text and will quickly create typographical works of art for you. …

Graphics

How to Enroll in Global Entry on Arrival

Global Entry can help travelers save time when entering the United States, allowing them to use a kiosk to scan their fingerprints and answer a few …

Flying

How to to find fulfillment at work when you have lots of interests

It’s not a bad thing to be interested in many things, and you can attend to them while holding down a steady job.<p>When I was about 3, my mom had to take me on a road trip by herself, and she wisely bought a huge bag of toys from the dollar store. As we drove, she’d hand me a toy, I’d play with it …

Employment

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

Artificial Intelligence

Want Your Business to Run More Efficiently? Start By Improving 1 Meeting Each Week. Here's How

Grow your business by nailing the most important meeting of the week: the leadership team scrum.<p>Did you know that on average, every single one of us wastes 31 hours per month in unproductive meetings? I'm going to show you how to prevent that.<p>Very early on at Stride Consulting, I searched for a …

Project Management

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

These 5 time-wasters are killing your job search

Job seekers tend to spin their wheels in similar ways. Here’s how to get your search back on track.<p>Job searches always take time but don’t have to <i>waste</i> time. As a time management coach, I’ve worked with many job seekers who stick to whatever feels safe and comfortable instead of doing what’s …

Employment

The Ultimate Plan For Building Better Relationships At Work

Ora Shtull and I recently interviewed talent development guru Todd Davis, chief people officer and EVP at FranklinCovey. His latest bestseller is <i>Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work.</i> Here are the highlights of our conversation.<p><b>Ora Shtull:</b> Tell us a little bit …

Self-improvement

How to Determine the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Social media ROI comes down to having a strong understanding of what your goals are, what you plan to do, and what you're looking to get out of it.<p>With more than 50 million businesses owning a Facebook Business Page and 94 percent of B2B organizations relying on LinkedIn for content marketing and …

Marketing

Five Simple Ways To Double Your Email Marketing Open Rates This Week

Tired of seeing that 12.7% open rate attached to your email campaigns? This post is for you.<p>Throughout the last six years as a MailChimp expert, we’ve sent campaigns for all kinds of customers — those with lists of more than a million subscribers, small businesses with barely 5,000 subscribers and …

Marketing

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

Motivation

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

The most effective praise has this specific quality

Many years ago, my supervisor, Marc, called me in to his office.<p>Uh-oh.<p>I was racking my brain. Had I done something wrong? Was I in trouble?<p>I sat there, tense with anticipation.<p>And then, it happened:<p>Instead of rattling off a list of what I was doing wrong, Marc outlined a bunch of things I had been …

Self-improvement

These two men paid over $650,000 for lunch with Warren Buffett—here are 3 things they learned

The average American spends just over $1,000 a year getting lunch at restaurants. But investors Guy Spier, 52, and Mohnish Pabrai, 53, spent $650,100 …

Success

Want to write the perfect resume? Stop making it all about yourself

There's a lot of advice out there for writing resumes. From the ideal number of job titles to the optimum length, opinions differ. But at least …

Employment

How to Apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Fix-It Fund

Are you eligible for the federal public service loan forgiveness program? Worried that you may have ended up in a disqualifying loan repayment plan? The rules for a new fix-it fund are now clear, but you may have to wait awhile to find out if there will be any money left for you.<p>Two months ago, …

Personal Finance

5 Everyday Strategies to Make Your Brain Stronger (One of Them Involves Eating)

You can actually bulk up your brain strength -- without going to the gym.<p>4 min read<p>We want to make sure that not only our bodies but our brains are healthy. Otherwise creativity and innovation can't happen. But you don't need to do a major overhaul to improve your brain function. It can be …

The Brain

5 Fundamental Tactics for Making Your First 6 Figures, No Matter What Industry You're In

Whatever your service or product, there are only so many ways to connect, build trust and make that all-important first sale.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With billions of people using the internet and social media every day, there has never been a better …

Small Business

10 Mental Habits to Help You Solve the Toughest Problems

What all profound thinkers need to know.<p>You know who they are--the people who can view any situation and somehow pick it apart in ways that make you see solutions in a whole new way.<p>They're the people you call for advice. They're the people that seemingly have a deeper understanding of work, and …

How to ask for a referral, and the template you should use

There are a million ways to mess up when you ask someone for a referral for a job or for someone else — especially if you don’t know how well the two …

20+ Times Less Was More

There is something extremely satisfying about minimalism, and not just from an aesthetic perspective either. The clean, free feeling that comes with …

Warren Buffett Offers Up 6 Timeless Tips to Kick Start Your Way to Success

The Oracle of Omaha has handed out profound advice over the years. Here are six to seriously consider as you create your own success.<p>Warren Buffett knows a thing or six about creating wealth and success. The Oracle of Omaha has freely handed out profoundly simple (but profound, nonetheless) advice …