Ashley Donnelly

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How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

5 Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Leaders have the biggest impact on employee engagement. Here are 5 simple things you can do to boost morale and increase productivity.<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32 percent. Which means that a staggering 68 percent of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or, even worse, …

20 Things Every 20-Something Needs in Their First Home

Your 20s can be hard. There’s more than enough to worry about besides decorating your apartment. Dorm dwelling, after all, certainly doesn’t prepare you to choose the right sized kilim rug—or better yet, chaise longue. So let the experts advise you on how to nail your 20-something apartment with …

All Oils Are Not Created Equal—Here's Why

It doesn't take a biophysicist to know that incorporating oils into your beauty routine soothes chapped skin, fights frizz, and combats dryness—especially in the winter. But did you know that different types of oils do different things? If you look under a microscope, some oils are made up of large …

6 things you can buy today to save money tomorrow

Did you know that spending on certain items can actually end up saving you money? That's because they make it easier for us to reduce recurring expenses, such as plastic water bottles or paper towels.<p>Take a look at this list and consider cutting back — many items can help reduce waste, too.<p>Here are …

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A One-Minute Explanation For How To Always Have A Great Day

You have more control over this than you might realize.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Caroline Webb is an expert at having a good day. Webb, who was a management consultant for …

Fashion Trends to wear in 2016

8 Fashion Trends We’d Be Idiots To Stop Wearing in 2016<p>Since 2016 is practically here, every website are pumping out ‘the year in review’-type …

Beauty Must-Have: How to Keep Your Makeup In Place and Your Skin Dewy

It's the best of both worlds.<p>On New Year's Eve, in a fit of frustration after 30 minutes spent attempting to get Ziggy Stardust-blue cream eye shadow to stay in place through blinking and run-ins with overgrown bangs, I closed my eyes and blasted my face with strong-hold hairspray. Did it work? You …

12 Things Being a Therapist Taught Me About Happiness

<i>By: Megan Bruneau</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>Over the course of my career as a therapist, I've counseled thousands of people, which in a lot of ways amounts to a giant research project. People come to me when they're depressed or otherwise struggling -- whatever their specific issues, they …

Meet Fifteen Of The Brightest College Entrepreneurs And Their Innovative Startups

We are hearing a ton of buzz from CES about the latest and greatest innovative products from some of the world’s top companies everything from the world’s first human flying drone, to refrigerators where you can buy groceries from fridge. All of these ideas had to start somewhere and today we are …

The single most effective way to build wealth, from the author of a nearly 20-year-old personal-finance classic

If you're dedicating 2016 to growing your wealth, start by sticking to one money resolution: <b>Prioritize assets over income</b>.<p>That's what Robert Kiyosaki, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad," recommends — and is even concentrating on himself for the upcoming year.<p>"My goal is to stay focused on assets over …

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2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

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#BeautySchool: Two Surprising Ways to Apply Your Primer

Makeup artist techniques for a smooth, glowing finish.<p><b>Question: If I don't dampen my makeup sponge before applying foundation, it feels too dry and drags against my skin. But when I do, it sheers out my foundation and gives more of a tinted moisturizer effect. Is there a middle ground?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> There …

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How to Get More Energy: 8 New Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to know how to get more energy when life throws curve balls at us.<p>These ideas from psychology research can help you keep going and …

5 Ways to Train Your Brain and Boost Your Self-Esteem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It can be hard to tell if someone is truly confident, or just good at hiding their insecurities. Often we find that the loudest, most boisterous people are often the most self-conscious.<p>In psychology, the term self-esteem is used to …

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