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Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free | Inc.com

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding. Because that's …

Why Startups Fail, According to 13 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Are you sabotaging your entrepreneurial efforts? See what these millionaire founders have to say.<p>Launching your startup may well be the most exhilarating, rewarding, and terrifying experience of your lifetime. I remember that roller coaster well--there were a lot of sleepless nights in WordStream's …

How to make money the startup way

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

11 Alternatives to the Traditional 4-Year College | The Art of Manliness

So far in this series on whether or not college is truly for everyone, we’ve covered both the history of higher ed, and the pros and cons of …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

4 Key Ingredients For Creating An Ideas Incubator

When fostering in-house innovation, companies need to understand exactly what startups thrive on.<p>There’s a crazy game played in Japan that looks like a cross between rugby, wrestling, and capture the flag. It is called “Bo-Taoshi” and the goal is simple: defend your pole while simultaneously …

Revealed: the aftershave that turns women on

The actor Steve McQueen was known for wearing Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage, which contains the stimulating chemical Hedione<p>With his ice cool demeanour and smouldering good looks it is no surprise that the actor Steve McQueen was attractive to women.<p>But new research suggests he may have a little …

How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Why didn’t Acme Co. accept our offer?”</i><p><i>“Why should I hire you over somebody else?”</i><p><i>“Where do you see this relationship going?”</i><p><i>“Where do babies come</i> …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Dressing For Job Interviews [Video] | The Art of Manliness

Got a job interview coming up and aren’t sure how to dress? In this video, I talk about how to dress for interviews for different kinds of jobs–from …

7 Easy Tips To Perfect Your Wardrobe From Bradley Cooper's Stylist

<i>Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images</i><p>Sometimes, the journey to creating the ideal wardrobe feels like an uphill battle. It can be a vicious circle of buying garments we’re certain will elevate our style, wearing them once (<i>if at all</i>) and then glaring at them with contempt when they don’t serve the …

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

Sports Jackets vs. Blazers vs. Suit Jackets | The Art of Manliness

Sports jackets. Suit jackets. Blazers. Most men use these terms interchangeably, as do many men’s clothing retailers.<p>Because of this, the differences …

Men's Fashion

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

How to Talk About Your Accomplishments without Coming Off Like A Jerk | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Have you ever met someone whose personal story just blew you away?<p>My friend Tom is one of those …

How Microgrids Could Bring Electricity To 1.5 Billion People

<i>This article was originally published in December 2012 on the Energy Realities blog.</i><p>Since most of the world has taken electric lights, air conditioning, ubiquitous power outlets and so on for granted for several generations, it’s easy to forget that more than 1.5 billion people on the planet – …

How to Smoke a Cigar | The Art of Manliness

Many a man will occasionally smoke a cigar, be it during a round of golf, a wedding, or celebrating the birth of a child; but not many men know how …

9 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Scientists have been investigating that question for decades, and the research suggests that everything from your mother's breast milk to the size of your waistline can influence your intelligence.<p><i>Additional reporting by Chelsea Harvey.</i>

My Husband Learned The Hard Way Why Women Cheat

<i>By Marina Pearson</i><p>"How could you have done this to me, to us? Who are you and who did I marry?" With tears in his eyes, my ex-husband shouted and screamed these questions at me on the day he found out that I'd had an affair. All the while, I stood there shaking, in shock, not knowing what to say …

7 Dizzying GIFs of Spinning Cannabis Strains

Hawgs Breath Type: Indica Lineage: Hindu Kush x Afghani Smell/Taste: Fruity, Earthy, Citrus Effect: Euphoric, Relaxe<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nugshots<p>1 of 9<p>This …

22 Lessons From Stephen King On How To Be A Great Writer

In his memoir, "On Writing," King shares valuable insights into how to be a better writer. And he doesn't sugarcoat it. He writes, "I can't lie and say there are no bad writers. Sorry, but there are lots of bad writers."<p>Don't want to be one of them? Here are 22 great pieces of advice from King's …

Creative Writing

Sony boosts Bluetooth headphone line with four new affordable models

Over the last few years Sony's put out a number of wireless Bluetooth headphones, some better than others. Now we get four new models -- the MDR-ZX770BN ($230), MDR-ZX770BT ($150), MDR-ZX330BT ($100) and MDR-AS600BT ($100) -- which form the core of Sony's entry-level and mid-range Bluetooth …

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

Flying Car

4 Ways Entrepreneurship Changes You Forever

Every innovator and venture-seeker I've talked to about how entrepreneurship changes you agrees the change is deep and often irreversible.<p>Some things you do in life change you forever. Obvious examples may be falling in love, having a baby, graduating college or your first beer. For many--myself …

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

Nutrition

The P**sy Test: How to Know If You're With the Right Person

<i>Note: The following blog contains graphic language.</i><p>If you want to know if you're really with the right person, the person you could actually partner with forever more, the one who could really love and trust and respect and admire and grow with you -- not the one who does -- but the one who could, …

How a series of humiliating events led to one of the fastest-growing startups EVER

As the cofounder and CEO of Zenefits, today he's a Silicon Valley golden boy, a major success story.<p>Zenefits could be the fastest-growing cloud company <i>ever —</i> and in terms of revenues, too, not just freemium users.<p>"We launched in May 2013 and by the beginning of 2014, (8 months later) we were at a …

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