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To Ignite Explosive Business Growth Take Control of These 4 Areas of Your Life

There is no distinction between personal development and business growth when you are the business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Growing a successful business that gives you everything you want in life is not only about numbers, marketing, income, and all the usual …

Motivation

Altered States of Consciousness

<b>What altered states of consciousness -- the dissolution of feelings of time and self -- can tell us about the mystery of consciousness.</b><p>During …

14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Everyone has moments of forgetfulness from time to time, especially when life gets busy.<p>While this can be a completely normal occurrence, having a …

Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets

You're reading Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be …

Web Design

How to Stop Making Excuses and Start Being Successful

Celebrity and food expert Jon Taffer shares his take on excuse-making.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>I know how easy it is to make excuses. You want to be better, but you also want to stay in your comfort zone, so you tell yourself a story explaining why it’s okay to stay where you …

Need to Make a Hard Decision? Ask These 4 Questions First

Forget making a list. Ask these questions to force yourself into the right frame of mind.<p>A big decision is looming on the horizon, You feel the tremor, you hear the footsteps off in the distance. Many of us don't like pulling a lever and opening a door to a new endeavor, mostly because we can't …

How Direct-to-Consumer Brands Are Tearing Down and Rebuilding the Marketing Scene

A recent report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has marketers on edge. It breaks down the successful digital business strategies …

Web Design: Super Stylish Free Template

I remember when I started my design career in Brazil in the 90s and one of the biggest challenges, if not the biggest was to find good resources. …

Aliens Could Detect Life on Earth. Here's How.

From gases in the atmosphere to satellites in space, Earth is sending plenty of signals that something here is alive.<p>As the universe's only known harbor for life, Earth is arguably one strange rock. But light-years from our solar system, other intelligent beings on a similar planetary oasis might …

Universe

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …

DARPA

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

Scientists Discover that Everything — from Rocks to Molecules — Is Conscious

Tweet<p><b>Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe,</b> …

The Top 10 Personality Disorders: Symptoms and Signs

There’s a “Top 10” list of just about everything these days and as the year comes to an end, it seems that we like to do a “countdown” of just about …

What Lowers Self-Esteem? 11 Habits That Can Make You Feel Less Empowered, According To Experts

Self-esteem can be a fickle thing, especially since it's so easy to get caught up in habits that can lower your self-esteem and make you feel less …

A Secret to Happiness - A Message From Heaven

<b>God Said:</b><p>Do you want to be happy? I never knew anyone who didn’t. Wanna know One Secret to Happiness for happiness? A Trigger to set off …

How to Upgrade Your Mindset and Defeat Your Biggest Obstacle as an Entrepreneur

What got you to here won't get you to "there."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if your mindset was your biggest limitation and obstacle as an entrepreneur?<p>News flash ... it is!<p>People get sucked into the idea that tactics and strategy are what help you grow, that if …

Want to Build Fantastic Products? These Are the 5 Metrics You Should Start Using Now

Every company is in the business of well-being. Here's how product leaders can cultivate it.<p>Product leaders are often referred to as the "CEO of products" in modern technology companies.<p>So does that mean should they be held to the same standards as CEOs?<p>In short, yes--and these days, CEOs are being …

How to Instantly Become More Confident, According to Tony Robbins

It's a simple tweak.<p>For Tony Robbins, confidence and success isn’t a mentality—it’s a physical state of being.<p>Fixing your posture and taking care of …

This simple trick can help you come up with a creative idea super fast

Why it works<p>Birsel sees this as a warm-up exercise, a “signal to your right brain that what you’re going to do next is be creative. It’s a way to …

How to Photograph the Moon

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.This article will take you through …

Photography

4 Content Marketing Tips to Take Your Website From Good to Great

Many marketers assume that content marketing is expensive. But the reality is that it's often cheaper than traditional marketing.In fact, studies …

Marketing

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Updated July 20, 2017<p>Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including …

Small Business

8 Old-School Branding Techniques That Will Still Work for You Today

The 'Mad Men' days are long over, but what survives are such Don Draper trademarks as business cards, snail mail and testimonials.,<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything seems so fast-paced these days: You go to bed one night and wake up the next morning to the …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

How to create your own Blockchain?

What is the best way of learning if not creating something on your own? So to learn a blockchain just create one by yourself!<p>Introduction<p>Ethereum …

Blockchain

'Bit Rot' explained: Why your phone is slower than when it was new

Computers are kind of like people — as they age they tend to get a little slower and flaws are easier to see.<p>Our phones are computers shrunk down to …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are …

3 Non-Tech Steps to Build a Multi-Million-Dollar Business

Technology can always improve your business, but you don't need it to grow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We should all be focusing on technology to help grow sales -- the digital transformation of most aspects of commerce has created more business leverage than just …