Heather A. Loney

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6 Apps That Help You Stick to Your Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Feb. 21, 2015.</i><p>We all know the importance of setting goals – they hold you accountable, tell you what you truly want and help propel you forward. Whether you strive to get started on that new project, …

Apps

Take aim at innovation, with students in the center

In September 2012, I packed up my Prius, left my patient wife, and drove around the United States for 89 days and 10,000 miles visiting 64 schools of …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

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CRUSHED: On Finding the Difference Between Having a Crush and Being in Love

Zay is the last crush I’ve had worth mentioning (with all respect to Robert Downey Jr, Gillian Anderson, and of course, Michael Keaton). We were best friends in grad school though he’s nearly a decade my senior (ha ha ha, roasted, dude).<p>Once, I had this stupid necklace with a harmonica on it, and …

5 Simple and Effortless Morning Routines You Can Start Tomorrow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I love the holidays. For our business, Wild Creations, it is our busiest and most exciting season of the year. It is also the time of year when many of us coast to the year's end and allow a number of good habits to erode. Our …

Time Management

Want to Ace Your New Year's Resolutions? Remember, Attitude Is Everything.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For doing almost anything you can envision, someone has set a precedent for achieving success. Want to run a marathon but have doubts?<p>Realize that more than 500,000 people did just that in U.S. marathons last year. Think you’re too old? …

Motivation

How to Save Millions on Air Conditioning by Designing Passively Cooled Buildings | Smart Cities Dive

Air conditioning is by far the greatest consumer of electricity in buildings in hot countries, but it needn't be so.<p>Back in the warm days of August …

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

Engage your class using your tablet. Whiteboard, assessments, screen mirroring, collaboration, flipped classroom. Perfect for 1:1 or BYOD. Free …

Citizens of the Ocean

The world is connected, not divided, by the sea -- through the circulation of protein, goods, people and ideas. The ocean contains an enormous, unexplored inventory of medicinal cures, unlimited energy and the desalinated drinking water that each of us needs in exactly the same amount each day -- …

What It Really Means to Be a Chief Innovation Officer

Increasingly, companies are creating formal innovation roles outside the R&D department. In a Cap Gemini study from 2012 of 260 organizations, 43% of respondents said they had a Chief Innovation Officer or similar, up from 33% the year before. Below the C-suite level, local leaders across the …

Gorgeous Rammed Earth House generates all its own energy and captures all its own water in Australia

This simple, yet stunning Rammed Earth House by Steffen Welsh Architects generates all of its own energy and captures all of its own water. Located …

Rammed Earth

23 Ways to Work Your Basic Button-Down

When it comes to fun style staples, a simple button-down doesn't exactly top the list. True, they tend to come in handy on days that call for polished or preppy, but other than that, these shirts pretty much stay put, safely tucked away in the back of our closets until they're needed again.<p>Perhaps, …

50 Rules For Sons

By Tim Hoch,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1cnLgio<p>My son Stephen is graduating from High School in 2 weeks. My wife suggested that I write him a …

5 Lessons I've Learned Raising a Boy

I am the mother of one high-energy, animated, car-obsessed 5-year-old boy. While he is the center of my universe, he has, at times, left me wanting to pull my hair out.<p>My motherhood truth is this: The moment I found out that I was pregnant, I instantly knew that I wanted a little girl. I'm now able …

Parenting

An Open Letter to Teenagers, Especially the Girls

Lately it seems that my social media streams are filled with teenage girls and boys declaring their undying, never ending, happily ever after love for one another. The current generation of teenagers is the first one to go through this phase of their life with social media at their fingertips. …

Parenting

18 Things I Want My Son To Know Before He Starts High School

It's not that I don't think you're ready. You're active and smart and social. You work and set goals to meet them. You make consistently good choices. You have a compass suited for self-direction. You've grown taller than me. You've even grown away from me -- pushing back, questioning -- becoming …

High School

Articles about budget friendly renovation neoclassical home oslo on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

7 Tips for Startups to Engineer Traction and See Big Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not many founders realize that traction can be manufactured and managed and planned and delivered. You’re only as good as the number of people using and, more importantly, paying for what you built.<p>What if I asked how you plan on growing …

Startups

Isaac Salazar's Book Origami Gives Dusty Tomes New Inspiration

As paper-saving technology like the Kindle and other digital readers are becoming more and more popular, one has to wonder what will happen to the …

10 Tips from a 1913 Marriage Manual That Are Still Relevant Today

In 1913, Blanche Ebutt published Don'ts For Wives, a guide for just-married women. It opens with the sentence, "Art is a hard mistress, and there is no art quite so hard as that of being a wife."<p>We read the book expecting it to be filled with hilarious, antiquated advice...so were surprised (but …

7 Arguments with Your Partner to Avoid at All Costs

It's never fun to fight with your spouse, but arguments are an unavoidable part of any healthy relationship. When your well-being is so closely tied to another person's actions, it's unrealistic to expect never to disagree or feel hurt. Arguing about how money is being spent, for example, can be …

Distracted Driving

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us have heard the adage, “How you spend your day, is how you spend your life.” I believe it’s even more micro than that. How you spend the first two hours of your day will determine how you live your life and how productive that …

Weight Loss

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

9 Simple Ways to Develop a Good Attitude | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose</i> …

7 Life-Defining Things Grateful People Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re on the journey of becoming a happier person, you’d know for sure that being grateful is one of the key things to gaining that …

Happiness

5 Keys to Finding Meaning in Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life can often become cluttered with one to-do list after another, an endless string of tasks needing completion. In all this hustle and bustle, it’s …

Outsourcing

Where To Donate Your Old Fashion Favorites

The season of budding flowers (and pesky allergies) is upon us and you know what that means...spring cleaning! It’s certainly refreshing to get rid of all the junk you’ve accumulated this winter, but we fully admit that we exclude our closet from scrutiny for sentimental reasons.<p>So we know: Parting …