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How to Go Paperless at Home – 11 Tips & Solutions

Before I became a full-time writer, I owned a professional organizing business. Clients often complained about the constant influx of paper into …

Productivity

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

Time Management

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

Keyboard Shortcuts

6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement

How to Simplify Your Life: gifts, downsizing, wardrobe, work and other good stuff

We are each in different stages of life and simplifying looks different depending on life stages and lifestyles. Finding your own way is the best …

Minimalism

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Will China Demand Lead To Higher U.S. Wheat Prices?

Wheat prices had come under significant downward pressure in past years, largely due to oversupply in the market.<p>This year, we see that US wheat …

Wu Pao Chun Bakery – Taiwan’s Famous Bakery Is Opening In Singapore

<b>Wu Pao Chun Bakery—Taiwan’s famous bakery—is opening in Singapore</b>. Established in Kaohsiung in November 2010, Wu Pao Chun Bakery is best known for …

Where to find some of the best baked goods in cottage country

If you’ve ever cruised through Ontario cottage country in the spring or summer, you’ll know that it often leads to a bit of meandering—exploring the …

Baking

This NYC bakery makes the most Instagram-worthy succulent cakes

A New York bakery is turning trendy succulents into stunning desserts that look almost too good to eat.<p>Jiahn Kang takes edible art to a whole new …

Cult-Beloved Taiwanese Bakery Is Coming to Austin

Popular Taiwanese chain <b>85C Bakery Cafe</b> is making its way into Austin for the first time with not one, but two locations. The first will be found in Highland at <b>6929 Airport Boulevard</b> and the second in Lakeline at <b>11301 Lakeline Boulevard</b>. There are no projected opening dates as of yet.<p>85C is …

Flour Shop: the bakery that stars can’t get enough of

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p><b>Adored by American celebs including Kim Kardashian, Flour Shop is the New York bakery everyone is talking about – especially for its</b> …

Gluten free trend has seen bakery splash out £12m on new production facility

A growing bakery is spending £12 million on converting a former wire factory into a state-of-the-art production facility for a new range of …

Famed NY Glaser's Bakery Closing After 116-Years

Glaser's Bake Shop, which first opened its doors on New York's Upper East Side in 1902, says it is closing this summer after 116-years in the business. The bakery is famous for its iconic black-and-white cookie. (May 14)

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

<b>Après moi, le déluge</b><p>~ King Louis XV of France<p><b>A hard rain's a-gonna fall</b><p>~ Bob Dylan (the first)<p>As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of …

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Citibank Fined $100 Million for Manipulating Key Global Interest Rate

Citibank on Friday reached a settlement with 42 U.S. states to pay a $100 million fine for manipulation of LIBOR, a key measure of global interest …

reDiscover ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’, Miles Davis’ Groundbreaking Foray Into Modal Jazz

In 1957, 31-year-old <b>Miles Davis</b> – a veritable icon of cool – was the hottest name in jazz. Columbia, the trumpeter’s new label, issued his first two …

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Exercise

Stop Apologizing: 10 Alternative Approaches To 'I'm Sorry'

How many times have you uttered the words, “I’m sorry” when you haven’t actually offended someone or made an error? It’s a common phenomenon, especially in the workplace. While you may think your reflexive apology shows deference, respect or accommodation, it’s actually making you appear less …

3 Tools That Turn Remote Employees Into Close-Knit Teams

The right technology can help keep your off-site teams connected and engaged.<p>I have spent most of my career as an entrepreneur and executive working remotely. I've run businesses, meetings, and in-depth projects with people in the same city, from the other side of the country or even around the …

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Akihisa Hirata stacks concrete boxes to create "futuristic and savage" Tree-ness House

Japanese studio Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office has completed a mixed-use building in Tokyo featuring a jumbled composition of concrete rooms that …

Sneak peek at Singapore Changi Airport's spectacular new Jewel

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 250-meter-long bouncing net three stories above ground. A 50-meter-long suspended bridge with glass-panel flooring.<p>Walking trails amongst a lush jungle of animal-shaped topiaries in a five-story terraced garden. A 40-meter-tall waterfall cascading from an opening in a vaulted glass roof …

20 Subtle Signs You Give Off Negative Energy

While you shouldn't become too hung up on what others think, it never hurts to evaluate the kind of energy you might be giving off, and adjust your …

Want Your Team to Trust You? Create a Culture of Accountability With These 4 Rules

Does your team know where it's going?<p>If team members don't know what winning looks like, they will get lost on their way to the summit. Without a clear vision of the destination, how could they? To achieve uncommon goals in today's interdependent and complex world, information workers must …

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. 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 …