Chris Romaine

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How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

If you're only growing one type of tomato this year, it should be this

Every spring, home gardeners face the same thorny dilemma: With so many choices and so little space, what tomato should I grow?<p>We asked three garden experts — Scott Daigre of Tomatomania!, Mark Anderson of Farmer Mark certified organic farmer's markets and Yvonne Savio, retired coordinator of Los …

7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

Think you've perfected art of watching Netflix? Not so fast...<p>Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch <i>and</i> finally …

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

How to make your own natural Christmas decorations straight from the garden

Decorating the home for Christmas can make a lovely family ritual. While it’s fun using the box of twinkly ­tinsel and baubles ­retrieved from the loft, the Christmas holidays are a ­wonderful ­opportunity to get outside, check how plants are faring and gather ­interesting specimens to bring …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Table Tops: 6 Fresh Ideas for Your Christmas Centerpiece

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes all the preparation and decorating can be more stressful than wonderful. To make creating …

Decorations

DIY Crocheted Baby Blanket - DIY

Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies: 101 Projects for Infants and Toddlers <i>(Storey Publishing, 2016), edited by Judith Durant and Edie Eckman offers</i> …

Baby Clothing

Amazing DIY Christmas Decorations Made From Pasta

Making Christmas decorations out of pasta sounds like child's play, but you'd be surprised what some people can do with a bag full of uncooked pasta, …

DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Glass Bottle Candle

Something about the cooler months ahead makes many of us think of candles – their warm glow and nostalgic fragrances are completely appealing when …

The best camera apps for the iPhone

There’s an old adage amongst photographers: “The best camera is the one you have with you.” The point being that when the perfect scene pops up, any …

Mobile Photography

Christmas Birds

8. December 2016 | Categories: Winter/Christmas, Inspiration, Fabric, Craft<p>We just had our annual Christmas workshop in the Tilda studio and this …

Sewing

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that what he was going to say would soon become …

Entrepreneurship

Success is only 20% skill, says Tony Robbins — here's what makes up the rest

It's during a time of sudden and rapid success that startup founders can lose everything.<p>The winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, the founders of eight online retailers that are making a profit and bringing in millions in revenues while scaling, are in this dangerous …

13 Ingenious Productivity Hacks You Have to Try Today | Inc.com

There are hundreds of productivity tips or new good habits that we all strive for but I find most take too long to implement. If the words "I don't have time to be more efficient" ever rambled through your head then this list if for you.<p>Here are 13 simple, ingenious and easy-to-implement ideas that …

20 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>You don’t just need to think about what types …

You Can Become Highly Productive If You Start Keeping a 'Defensible Calendar' | Inc.com

Most executives I work with who struggle with productivity complain that their schedules are overloaded and they can't "find" the time to work on their key priorities. They show me calendars which are full of meetings and phone calls scattered across the day.<p>While I have infinite understanding, I …

Time Management

Jeff Bezos Just Explained How to Achieve Customer Loyalty in Only 1 Sentence | Inc.com

In his letter to Amazon shareholders following the 2015 fiscal year, Jeff Bezos made a brief statement that all leaders should take note of: "We want Prime to be such a good value, you'd be irresponsible not to be a member."<p>It can be tempting to gloss over the sentence as puffery. Don't. The …

Jeff Bezos

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

The Invisible Forces That Make Writing Work

A couple of years ago, in an essay in The New Yorker, the critic and writer Kathryn Schulz pointed out that we cannot see most of the things that rule our lives. Magnetic fields, electric currents, the force of gravity all work unseen, as do our interior arbiters of thoughts, inclinations, …

Literature

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

It seems like “social media engagement” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. …

How I structure novels in Scrivener

<b>Summary</b>: <i>After reading Matt Gemmell's post on structuring his novel Changer in Ulysses, I take up his open offer to describe how I organise my novel</i> …

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

How to Find a Spontaneous Pathway to Creative Ideas | Inc.com

I find it odd that in the current corporate quest to codify creativity and design thinking, not much is said about the unconscious or the imagination, yet these are integral to any creative process, be it art, design or business innovation.<p>Milton Glaser, one of the great graphic designers of our …

Creativity