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Make your home more you with these 14 ideas!

You do not always require the room decorators or interior designers to give that extra edge to your home spaces. All you need is your own creativity …

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

Self-help

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a company is one of the hardest things you can ever do – and often the outcome isn't a billion-dollar exit or even a company deemed successful. The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many …

Startups

4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are an eager bunch. That’s part of what makes us so great!<p>We’re go-getters. We wake up early. Mondays excite us. (Okay, maybe that last one is a bit of a stretch.)<p>I’ve had the pleasure of working with thousands of …

Entrepreneurship

4 life-changing habits of progressive leaders

A number of progressive leaders, philosophers and authors have been often quoted on the importance of learning.<p>Dr. Seuss summed it up perfectly when he said: "The more you read, the more you will know and the more you will learn, the more places you'll go."<p>From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, all …

Bill Gates

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

The contradictions of Muhammadu Buhari (2) If Buhari and the hypocritical politicians leading him on think he can replicate the draconian anti-corruption programme of 1984 when he becomes President in 2015, they are living in a fool’s paradise. It should be clear to any reasonable person that Buhari at seventy-two cannot be exactly the same Buhari who was forty-two in 1984 – advancing age and changing circumstances engender profound changes in world outlook and behaviour. - See more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/11/contradictions-muhammadu-buhari-2/#sthash.VYEowQVf.dpuf