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50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

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5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

Entrepreneurship

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best (Free) Road Trip Apps

My boyfriend (now husband) and I once circled America in our Sprinter van. We learned a lot in that yearlong road trip: how to find ideal urban camping spots (hint: it involves Zillow and tall hedges), how to pee in a bucket in a moving vehicle, and how to make 27 different one-pan stir-fries. But …

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How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

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4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive …

Small Business

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

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Another day, another reason to never switch from iPhone to Android

Google I/O 2018 has been the biggest story of the week since Google’s big keynote address on Tuesday, and the company announced so many exciting …

This Entrepreneur Made $3 Million in 90 Minutes With a Single Pitch. Here's How He Did It

Russell Brunson, CEO and co-founder of Click Funnels, turned a 90-minute conference talk into $3 million cash.<p>I recently watched Russell Brunson, the co-founder of the fast growing, non-venture-backed software company, ClickFunnels, give a live stage presentation at the10X Growth Conference. During …

Jeff Bezos Is So Rich, an Etihad First-Class Ticket Basically Costs Him $18

Business Insider recently published an intriguing story about the wealth of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, breaking down the fortune of the …

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Gmail now lets you send emails that self-destruct, update also includes a 'snooze' option

Gmail is getting its first major update since 2011, with tools aimed at businesses to help them keep hush-hush information secure. But everybody will be able to access the new Gmail that starts to gradually become available on Wednesday.<p>Here are six of the main features, some available right away, …

Apps

The Craziest Plan That Worked: How Richard Rawlings Hustled His Way Into the TV Show 'Fast N' Loud,' Then Used It to Build a Multimillion-Dollar Brand

In the six years since 'Fast N' Loud' first aired, Richard Rawlings has turned Gas Monkey into a multimillion-dollar brand.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>Richard Rawlings jangles when he walks.</b><p>The 49-year-old reality TV star and global branding impresario is …

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Chicken Cordon Bleu II Recipe

"'Cordon Bleu' is a French term, literally translated as 'blue ribbon', that originally referred to an award for culinary excellence given to women …

Bookmark This Low-Carb Shopping List for Your Grocery Trip

Carbs have gotten a bad rep. We put the blame of unwanted weight gain solely on this particular type of food and go to extremes to try to curb the …

4 things you can do in Apple Maps that you can't in Google Maps

After its rocky start years ago, Apple Maps may have been banished to an out-of-the-way folder on your iPhone -- or deleted altogether -- while Google Maps occupies a coveted spot on your home screen. Google Maps remains my iPhone navigation app of choice, but Apple Maps isn't without its charms. …

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Just Proved That All Those Rich And Famous Do-What-I-Do Stories Are Nonsense

We can't go a day without hearing how someone made a million dollars, started a billion-dollar startup, or won a Nobel Prize, and being told how we 'can do it too.' Nonsense.<p>Sometimes, luck wins.<p>"How to be successful" returns 843 million results on Google. "I will teach you to be rich" is an actual …

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

If You Want Customers to Be Passionate About Your Brand, Follow These 10 Commandments

You must connect with customers on an emotional level to become a 'passion brand.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every brand desires to be loved by consumers, because they know that brand love translates to growth and increased revenue. But excitement and enthusiasm …

Elon Musk Just Stood on Stage and Revealed His Higher Motivation (It's a Lesson For All Leaders)

Clue: It's not about making enormous amounts of money.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are you obsessed with money?<p>Do you dream about all the things you'd do if you had far too much of it?<p>Do you see people driving in Ferraris …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

How Google plans to beat Apple at its own game

Rick Osterloh’s second stint at Google has been happier than his first. Six years ago, when he first joined the company, it was amid one of the most disastrous acquisitions in its history.<p>In 2012, Google spent $12.5bn (£9bn) on Motorola Mobility, the iconic American mobile phone maker, in an …

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