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How Motherhood Affects Creativity

Cultural messages tell women that making art and having children are incompatible pursuits. But science suggests that women may become more creative after having kids.<p>Her labor begins, and she leans back on her bottom, pulling the first baby out of her body with her own hands and teeth. Within five …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Apps

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

To Retire Early, Focus on Just One Thing

We all know what it takes to be able to afford to leave the workforce early: Save like mad, dramatically cut your spending, invest with abandon and …

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Car Tech

iPhones are very expensive but 'a safe bet,' says Woz

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>In the end, it comes down to love.<p>That's seems to be Steve Wozniak's view about buying high-priced Apple products.<p>Speaking to journalists in Dongguan, China, earlier this week, the Apple co-founder …

These concrete vases are a Brutalism fan’s dream come true

Sculptural and beautiful<p>Turns out that vases made out of concrete can be just as beautiful and sculptural as some of our favorite modern homes. Canadian architect and sculptor David Umemoto teamed up with Paris-based hat design company Larose to create a series of vases that are bold, Brutalist, …

I paid $3,000 for my MacBook Pro and got emotional whiplash

Yes, I know, I’ve already reviewed Apple’s new laptop line, the MacBook Pro.<p>But that was when they first came out. When I had a review unit supplied …

Learn 5 Things You Should Do Before You Begin Investing

Are you ready to begin investing money? This is a very important step in being financially responsible. If you regularly invest a portion of your …

Personal Finance

How to Know if Writing a Book is the Right Move

6 questions to ask yourself before putting pen to paper.<p>These days, it's hard to keep up with all of the content being produced. In addition to a constant stream of articles, podcasts, white papers, and free downloads, there are also more books being produced than ever.<p>In recent years -- thanks in …

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be

We all want to be more productive. Here are three ways you can set yourself up for success.<p>We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs …

Tim Cook is living in the future (and you can too)

Tim Cook is living the Jetsons lifestyle — minus the jetpack and flying car — thanks to Siri and the growing number of HomeKit devices on the market.<p>The Apple CEO offered a rare glimpse into his private life Tuesday during Apple’s quarterly financial report, painting a picture of techno-utopian …

How to tell if you've got the right financial advisor

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I have met with a financial advisor, but he wants every investment to go through him. Although he is an advisor, he works for a company and wants me to buy their products. I'm a little resistant about this. What's your advice?<p><b>Answer:</b> Anyone can call himself or herself a financial advisor …

Personal Finance

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

The 3-2-1 method for cutting weight

It’s an oversimplification to say fat loss can be as easy as “one, two, three” (not to mention it’s a terrible cliche). But there may be at least …

How to Squeeze in a Muscle-Building Workout Right Before a Big Date

Keep this handy for Valentine's Day.<p>The most important style item for a date is your body. (And, possibly, your watch.) A strong, confident, and muscular frame can make you look good in just a T-shirt and jeans, or even dressed like Bill Belichick. And since everyone blows through a lot of cash …

19 crucial money lessons I learned in my 20s

Here are 19 of the most important lessons I've learned along the way.<p>1. We <i>need</i> to talk about money<p>Money is still way too taboo. And the only way we break down this wall is to open up dialogues with friends, partners, parents — anyone who'll listen, really. Having honest conversations about salaries …

Personal Finance

How to Afford the Life You Want in 2018

January often signals a shift in perspective. After overindulging and overspending during the holiday season, we enter the New Year wanting to shed …

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple)

Want to move forward? Work backwards.<p>Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going …

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key

I asked 118 successful founders for their best advice, and 110 told me basically the same thing.<p>Parents want the best for our kids. Near the top of the list? Financial security and freedom.<p>Since research shows that the only way to accumulate great wealth in America is through entrepreneurship, I …

The cheapskate's guide to buying a new PC or Mac

Only suckers pay sticker price for a new Windows PC or Mac. If you're patient and willing to do some research, you can save hundreds of dollars and …

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

Why YouTube’s biggest stars keep quitting

Baby, one more time<p>Two weeks ago PewDiePie, the world’s most popular YouTuber, announced he was ending his vlog. Four days later Casey Neistat, one of the fastest rising stars over the last two years, said he was ending his daily vlog. Imagine Beyoncé and Taylor Swift both declaring in the span of …

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Solar Entrepreneurs Brace for the Impact of a Trump Presidency

The president-elect doesn't believe in climate change. Here's what that could do to the solar industry.<p>On the morning before election day, solar startup U.S. Green Energy Technologies held a meeting in its San Diego headquarters to outline what would happen when one of two realities came to pass: …

8 Powerful Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you’re not alone. More than 50% of people don’t feel respected at work, according to …

Easy Ways to Make Work More Fun

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Jony Ive goes inside Apple’s design lab in new video

Going inside Apple’s design lab is a rare privilege some Apple execs don’t even get, but Jony Ive is giving the world a glimpse inside his lab to celebrate the company’s new book.<p>In Apple’s latest video, Jony Ive’s disembodied voice floats through his Industrial Design Studio while describing the …

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