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SAT Tutor Who Charges $1,000 An Hour: Here Are 6 Tips To Master The SAT

And he does it all over Skype.<p>Ninety-minute sessions with Green cost $1,500, but he promises he can deliver. He's hailed as the best SAT tutor in the country.<p>You can read more about Green here.<p>We caught up with Green to talk about some important tips for those prepping to take the standardized …

How Many Hours Should You Work Each Week? | Inc.com

No one became an entrepreneur because of wanting to work less. In fact, most entrepreneurs work an insane number of hours--probably more than 60 a week. Even when entrepreneurs aren't actually working, they're at least thinking about the business.<p>That hard work is something that we all celebrate …

Use These 10 Opening Phrases in Your Emails | Inc.com

I process email for a living, or at least it seems that way most of the time.<p>Hundreds of new messages arrive on a daily basis, some of them so dull and uninformative they make me want to go find a pencil and jam it into my spleen. Others start with something a little juicier, a little more …

Your People Are Your Biggest Competitive Advantage

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito spoke to students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business about leadership, standing out from the competition, and where to find good ideas.

Business School

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

4 Questions to Answer Before Switching Jobs

For a lot of people, the daily grind starts to catch up after a while. Those who have been working the same job for years likely know all too well …

How to Use Positive Energy to Succeed | Inc.com

Right now there's an energy field or aura around you that others can feel. Without saying anything you can emit a sense of peace, calm and other positive feelings that can inspire, uplift and energize the people with whom you come in contact.<p>On the other hand, you can repel people by giving off …

4 Employees Who Are Secretly Toxic | Inc.com

My recent post, "Don't Fire Difficult Employees," pointed out that sometimes the most obviously difficult employees--like drama queens and nonconformists--just need some management attention to fulfill their potential.<p>There are, however, four types of employee who truly drain productivity, not …

7 Motivational Quotes Entrepreneurs Need to Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are times when a little motivation goes a long way. As entrepreneurs, it’s easy to get discouraged when things don’t immediately happen.<p>Don’t give up! Anything worth doing is worth the work, so keep in mind these seven motivational …

Three Lessons I Learned About Running A Business As A Teenager

Teenagers do not usually start and run a business. They spend most of their time in school and at home studying strict curricula to prepare for college.<p>But there are plenty of exceptions to this rule. Forbes has published many stories of teenagers with exceptional skills who made millions of …

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier | Inc.com

Forget success. Forget fame. Forget fortune.<p><b>Happiness</b> is something <i>everyone</i> wants, and wants to feel a lot more often--because where happiness is concerned, too much is never enough.<p>Unfortunately we all have a hereditary "happiness set point." That means approximately 50% of our happiness is outside …

5 Mobile Apps That Cut Your Restaurant Bill in Half

View Gallery<p>5 photos<p>According to a study conducted by eMarketer, an estimated 73.3 million people in the United States own a smartphone. A separate …

How to Save for a House While Renting

If you’re currently renting, but want to someday buy a home, you know that saving up a down payment is an important first step. Unfortunately, …

17 Traits That Entrepreneurs Possess

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur requires possessing many traits. Some are more important others. Some can be learned -- others are more innate.<p>It’s not about being the smartest person in the room. After mentoring and coaching thousands of …

34 Albums That Every Modern Gentleman Should Have In His Collection

A gentleman, however, does not like music. A gentleman knows music — what's good, what's bad, what just is ... and why.<p>That said: Not all people grew up exposed to sounds beyond their stereo, so we put together a list of must-know albums that you may have missed while fist-pumping to Journey in …

Music

Steps Towards A Good Budget Plan

If you are drowning in financial problems and want to save yourself from the situation, then you must look for a tight budget. However, if you are in …

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Look at the World Differently

David S. Kidder, author of <i>The Startup Playbook</i> and cofounder of the accelerator platform Bionic, joined us in Vegas last night for TCWEEK.<p>As a serial …

5 things not to buy at dollar stores

Dollar Tree’s DLTR, +0.17% announcement that it will buy Family Dollar Stores US:FDO for $8.5 billion shows that while dollar stores were once an …

4 Steps to Knowing What Your Customers Want Better Than They Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The problem with asking customers what they want, like, or think is often that:<p>They don’t know.<br>• They think they know, but they’re wrong.<br>• They know, but they don’t tell you the truth.<p>Companies famous for predicting customer behavior (like …

How The U.S. Can Finally Make Things Better For Working Parents

Nearly all states are failing to support working parents, despite family-friendly initiatives. Look to California and New Jersey for answers.<p>As someone who has worked for decades to advance family-friendly policies, it was truly amazing to see more than 1,500 lawmakers, businesses, workers, …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

How to Do Boho Style

I’ve had a few requests to do a boho/hippie themed illustrated how-to, and since boho is officially back in style this season (was it really ever …

Boho Chic

Introducing: The 48-Hour Pencil Skirt

The pencil skirt has a well-deserved rep as a workweek workhorse. After all, what other piece can see you confidently from your jittery first …

How To Fly In Style

This week’s illustrated how-to gives you some tips on what to pack and what to wear when traveling by airplane. Hopefully this will help to keep you …

Stylish

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