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12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Shapeshifter House

Rising from the sandy terrain like a desert mirage, the Shapeshifter House is a sculpted extension of the Nevada landscape. The home was built for a …

Architecture

The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Manufacturing

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Study Skills

Molecular 'switch' controls how much muscle we build

To the frustration of many gym-goers, some people can build and maintain muscles with little to no effort, while others have to work twice as hard …

Medical Research

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

LinkedIn has been around for a loooong time — since 2002, that is. Facebook was still a mere fantasy of Harvard underclassman Mark Zuckerberg, and …

Social Media

This Battery Breakthrough Could Change Everything

<b>As technology tries to maintain</b> its dizzying ascent, one dead weight has kept its altitude in check: the battery. Our chips keep getting faster and …

Clean Energy

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

Single-family rental units have never been easier to buy

Online platforms like Roofstock, OwnAmerica bring institutional tools to mom and pop landlords<p>Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley was browsing through his company’s website while on a flight to New York when his neighbor leaned over and asked what he was looking at. Beasley explained that Roofstock is an …

Real Estate

All In The Family: The Outperformance Of Family Conglomerates

A growing body of evidence indicates that organizations with an engaged group of controlling shareholders, such as family-led businesses, will …

Investing

Rolls-Royce unveils its concept for a hybrid flying taxi

The race to launch flying taxis hotted up over the weekend, as Rolls-Royce revealed its interest in designing one. Fun fact: it’s not the luxury car brand from the UK that you’re thinking of. It’s actually the parent company that shares the same name that made the announcement. Besides owning a car …

Engines

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

<b>SYDNEY, BRISBANE, AND MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—</b>The ancient, arid landscapes of Australia are fertile ground for new growth, says Douglas MacFarlane, a …

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

Electricity prices reality check | Paddy Manning

The “coal huggers” in the National Party are clutching at straws today, claiming that the ACCC’s report on electricity prices supports their call for …

Should I invest in property in 2018 or wait a year?

SPONSORED POST<p>In a year that has had its fair share of challenges – as well as opportunities – this end of financial year, I thought I would take the …

Troppo Architects’ prefab pods will “revolutionise” the market, says AIA jury

Three prefabricated pods in South Australia (SA) have won high praise from judges at the 2018 Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) South …

How a Failed Car Company Gave Rise to a Revolutionary New Battery

Fisker's solid-state battery powers electric vehicles--and drones and flying taxis.<p>Since Alessandro Volta created the first true battery in 1800, improvements have been relatively incremental. When it comes to phones and especially electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries have resisted a slew of …

Electric Vehicles

Australia's one-armed bricklaying robot just established a beachhead in the US

• <b>Former Caterpillar executive Steve Pierz has been appointed Chief Innovation Officer at Perth-based Fastbrick Robotics.</b><br>• Pierz joins after 29 years at …

Denham Capital eyes Australia after raising $US558m in new mining fund

Private equity outfit Denham Capital is again eyeing Australia for acquisitions after raising $US558 million ($746 million) for its first standalone …

Bootstrapping Secret: Spend Every Day Trying To Make Money, Not Save Money

My father was an entrepreneur and like him I always wanted to start my own company. When trying to build a business from scratch, one of the most important lessons he taught me is that you must spend every day trying to earn $1, not trying to save $1.<p>While I heard him growing up, I never quite …

Entrepreneurship

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

The 1 networking rule 99% of people are afraid to follow, but should

How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you’re at a networking event?<p>I’ll let you in on a little secret: …

Networking

5 Ways to Live Your Best Life, According to Science

The quality and quantity of your life is mostly up to you.<p>The quality and quantity of your life is--in large part--up to you. You can be mediocre, let each day pass without intention and before you know it, you’ll be at the end of your time here. Or, you can strive to be your best self and do …

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

EDC for the Perpetual Problem-solver

Problem-solvers like us designers and tinkerers have quite a few tools of trade. We sketch, we ideate, we pull apart, we put together, and we solve …

Biodegradable plastic made from 'tree glue' could be on shelves within five years

Biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps could be on the shelves within five years after scientists found an ingenious way to turn ‘tree glue’ into packaging.<p>Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that a natural glue called lignin, which holds cellulose fibres …

Biodegradation

How This Pitch Deck Raised $66 Million in VC Funding

Find out what investors are looking for and why this deck worked.<p>Sixty-six million dollars.<p>Armed with a 25-slide presentation, 28-year-old CEO Mathilde Collin earned her company, Front, $66 million in Series B funding.<p>She pitched to 11 investors over five days, and walked away with 10 investment …

Startups