Cameron Williams

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SleepScore app aims to take your slumber to new depths

There are smart mattresses, wearables, even robots — these days it’s easy to spend a lot of money on gadgets designed to improve the quality of your …

In-App Purchases

Want Your Business to Run More Efficiently? Start By Improving 1 Meeting Each Week. Here's How

Grow your business by nailing the most important meeting of the week: the leadership team scrum.<p>Did you know that on average, every single one of us wastes 31 hours per month in unproductive meetings? I'm going to show you how to prevent that.<p>Very early on at Stride Consulting, I searched for a …

Project Management

How an Escalation Clause Can Harm a Home Seller

Real estate agents really love including an escalation clause in a purchase offer. Buyer's agents in particular seem to be enthusiastic about the …

Real Estate

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

Including These Words In Your Real Estate Listing Could Boost Your Home’s Sale Price

If you’ve lived in a home for any significant period of time, chances are you’ve grown attached to many of its fabulous parts, from the kitchen you …

Real Estate

Home not selling? Here's 4 dumb reasons people aren't coming to see your house

Trying to sell your home, but no one's buying? Don't beat yourself up quite yet — there are lots of complex reasons why a home might not sell the instant it hits the market, many of which are beyond your control.<p>However, there are also a lot of (to put it bluntly) <i>dumb</i> reasons a home won't sell, too …

Real Estate

13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

Real estate development and investing isn’t just about looking for a good deal from one day to the next. It’s also about keeping a close eye on the markets, identifying the relevant market trends and deciding when to make your next move with a subtle approach or an aggressive one.<p>So, how do you …

Real Estate

Foreign cartels embrace home-grown marijuana in pot-legal states

LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Jeff Sessions called it “one of the largest residential forfeiture actions in American history.”<p>In early April, local and federal authorities descended upon 74 marijuana grow houses in the Sacramento area they say were underwritten by Chinese organized crime. They …

Cannabis

Retiring abroad: great health care, cheap rent. Here’s the catch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live …

Retirement

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Oprah Winfrey

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

From boom to bust

Ground zero of the housing-market collapse<p><b>Tuesday | Wednesday</b><p><b><br>Tuesday</b><p>AS I drive up to the dusty fairgrounds of the German-American Social Club of Cape …

Real Estate

Smug Seattle to mom and pop landlords: Criminals are welcome! Your rights not so much

My landlord is a dying breed. He’s a middle-class guy who owns and rents out the tiny house we live in, built in the 1950s on the other side of the lake from Seattle. That house is his retirement plan.<p>When he comes to repair the stuff our kids break, he always asks about the latest with Seattle’s …

This King Midas of Finance Says the 'Game Is Rigged'

I catch Tim Chen, the 35-year-old founder and CEO of NerdWallet, on the morning after the Oscars. Did he watch? “No, I was too busy binge-watching</i> …

This NFL Star With a $12 Million Contract Just Gave the Best Career Advice You'll Ever Read

His life is radically different. But his advice is universal.<p>Maybe you're into the NFL. Maybe you're not. That's cool; the league is facing some challenges for sure.<p>But I've come across some career advice from a pretty successful NFL star that rings as true as anything I've ever read, and I'd like …

College loan repayments: Here's what to do when you can't pay

So, what do you do when you miss student loan payments and can’t keep up?<p>Some borrowers who fall behind have been encouraged to take action to temporarily suspend making payments on their student loans by setting up a general forbearance program to avoid going into default.<p>If they do that, the …

Personal Finance

Why Married Men Are So Terrible At Retirement

This isn’t an easy or surface level topic. It’s very serious and runs deep into the fabric of relationships in retirement. The fact that married men struggle with this transition is a something that plays out time and time again and needs to be addressed in a more serious manner… and it needs to …

Retirement

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

South Korean official stuns CNN journalist when she says this about Trump

South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha appeared to stun CNN’s Christiane Amanpour when she offered that it was President Trump who deserved much of the credit for the surprising advance of the cause of peace in the Korean peninsula.<p>“Are you surprised by how quickly this moment has arrived,” …

The Best (And Worst) Cities To Make Money On Airbnb

Airbnb has provided an extraordinary opportunity for thousands of entrepreneurial homeowners to monetize their property—whether it has been renting out a room or the entire house. In some locations property owners have even garnered enough profits to cover their monthly mortgage and then some. If …

Is Fear Stopping You From Achieving Your Goals? Overcome it by Understanding These 3 Principles

Fear can have a paralyzing effect on our lives. However, by understanding the cause of fear you can overcome blocks to progress and achieve your dreams.<p>At certain points in life, everyone experiences fear. But as a businessperson, you must learn how to understand and cope with your fear. Better …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Entrepreneurship

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help

Luxury tiny house sleeps up to four people off-the-grid

The Cedar House is based on a triple-axle gooseneck trailer and, as its name suggests, features cedar siding, with a blue standing seam metal roof …

The Complete App Toolkit For Your Next Budget Travel Adventure

Travel expands the mind, broadens your palette (and your palate), opens your worldview and, for many, drains your wallet. But travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can often be a more enriching experience to show up with a budget, because it means you look more closely at the places you …

Think you’re too busy to journal? These apps let you do it on the go.

Dear digital diary...<p>Keeping a daily journal lets you practice writing, organize your thoughts, and preserve your habits and events for posterity. But who has the time and energy to sit down for a dedicated recording session every day? Instead, jot down your entries on the go—by keeping the tome on …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

I Am Obsessed With This Adorable Dog With Mouse Ears

Goma is bae.

Cute

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …