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3 Tips to Ensure Your Business Idea is Monetizable

Before you invest time, money and energy, make sure you're pursuing a path to profitability. Here's how.<p><i>Snehal Patel is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member in Silicon Valley and was founder and CEO of</i> <i>Sokikom</i><i>. In building and exiting two companies and winning more Small Business Innovation</i> …

School Districts

17 Packable Lunch Ideas That'll Actually Fill You Up

From pasta salads, to above-average sandwiches, to Buddha bowls.

The Surprising Reason You Should Paint Your Kitchen Yellow

If you’re selling your house, this hue can give you a better selling price.<p>Before you put your home on the market, it’s smart to spruce it up a bit, …

Positively Impact Your Bottom Line with These 7 Remarkably Powerful Leadership Rules

These leadership rules are an essential part of any successful organization--resulting in happier, more productive and engaged employees.<p>Being the leader is tough--there is capital to secure, products to develop, websites to design, and marketing campaigns to roll out. It's no wonder that effective …

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

8 Fun Ways to Build a Child's Vocabulary

Before a child of any age can learn to read, he or she needs to have a good, well-rounded understanding of basic words and what they mean. And while …

Cancer immunotherapy

Nature Reviews Immunology | Review Article<p>CD8+ T cell differentiation and function are regulated by epigenetic changes mainly including DNA …

Cancer

Yoga Poses for a Relaxing Evening Practice

Though you can do yoga at any time of day, it makes sense to make the type of practice you do appropriate for the hour. First thing in the morning, …

Yoga

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

5 Classic Design Rules to Absolutely Never Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

Home Decorating

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Consciousness

12 Essential Habits of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down …

Self-awareness

7 Great Apps to Help You With Your Side Hustle

If you’re getting ready to start a side hustle, your phones and tablets are about to be put to good use for way more than texting your bestie, checking in with your parents, and making your pet Instagram famous. You’ll need to support your freshly minted entrepreneurial pursuits with social media …

Before & After: A Shoebox-Sized Studio Gets a Space-Maximizing Makeover

Clashing patterns, chipping paint, and mismatched furniture is far from unusual in Beijing's rental market. But Becky Lane's apartment in an older …

Living Rooms

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Success

How to Choose the Perfect Sofa for Your Home

Got nagging questions about this big buy? Pull up a seat for the 411.<p><b>What types of arms are cool?</b><p>Generally, the rounder the arm, the more traditional …

Sofa

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

By Megan McDonough<p>, Editorial aide<p>It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a …

Plants

The 26 best websites for entrepreneurs

The number of websites for entrepreneurs is overwhelming.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are definitely visiting thousands of websites to get the right …

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some insight from these 18 provocative and wildly …

Wall Street

How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science

Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions.<p>According to Glassdoor, the …

17 Hacks And Extensions That Will Change How You Use Gmail

Since it debuted a decade ago, Gmail has become not just another email program, but a cultural force. It is the world’s largest email service, and it …

How pregnancy improved my sense of smell

I have a confession to make. For the last nine months I’ve been living through a wine drought. I’ve tasted, but I’ve been spitting. Except for a few sips here and there, nothing has made it down my throat.<p>The reason for this uncharacteristic abstinence arrived in a tearing hurry earlier this month: …

33 Ideas For Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#11 is a total game-changer.<p>If you've struggled to keep your kitchen organized, you're not alone. The struggle is all too real, but there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. These practical ideas really work, so you won't be overwhelmed by clutter — or veer into organization …

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Rosemary and garlic potato gratin

SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>750ml double cream<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 2 sprigs rosemary<br>• 2 sprigs thyme<br>• 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled but bruised<br>• 1-1½kg medium sized floury potatoes, peeled<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4.<br>• Bring the cream to the boil in a saucepan and add the salt, rosemary, thyme and garlic. Remove …