Heather Jackson

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25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Entrepreneurship

These Science-Backed Love Hacks Will Go A Long Way — And Could Even Save Your Marriage

Large gifts, amazing trips, or a single, profound, act of giving from a partner—like agreeing to let your sister live with you for three months while …

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

3 Secrets Every Successful Negotiator Knows

Here's how to handle yourself in even the most aggressive of negotiations.<p><i>How do you handle a difficult negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic</b> …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

11 Things You Can Do Today to Be More Respected, Productive, and Impressive at Work

A few quick and dirty strategies to be more successful at work<p>The path to professional success is long, and often winding. It’s a combination of …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

‘World’s smallest’ zinc bromine residential flow batteries coming for lithium

Redflow of Australia makes ‘the world’s smallest’ zinc bromine flow batteries at 10kWh each for residential applications. The group recently installed their largest residential system – a 60kWh off grid battery system to combine with 18.7kW of solar power.<p>The installation cost a similar amount as …

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

Psychology

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Self-improvement

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Alison Launches Free Online Solar Energy Certificate Course

<b>Published on</b> August 21st, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>August 21st, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>The Ireland-based e-learning platform Alison, or Advanced Learning …

Seven magic mental health questions every teacher should know

Listening. It seems like such a simple concept. Yet during a period of unprecedented teacher workload, making the requisite time to be there for your …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

What Happened When I Stopped Saying “Sorry” At Work For A Week

What if you decided to thank people whenever you felt the impulse to say “sorry”?<p>We all say “I’m sorry” too often—that much you already know. And, trust me, I’m right in that boat with you. I’m consciously aware of the fact that I’m a chronic over-apologizer.<p>Sure, I’ve read the countless articles …

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that …

Eco Wave Power turns wave power into electricity

Inna Braverman is capturing the ocean's untapped energy. Her Tel Aviv-based firm Eco Wave Power makes floats that attach to coastal infrastructure to …

14 Things These Executives do Every Day no Matter What

Getting ahead in business and life is all about repeatedly doing the right things.<p>The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends …

Pregnancy actually re-wires your brain

The structure changes could help with mom-baby bonding<p>Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience. It's also a mind-altering experience, according to new research—literally. Brain scans of new moms showed that the areas involved in processing social information got re-wired after their first …

Pregnancy

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time

In case you haven't heard, there's no such thing as time management.<p>As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Even billionaire …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi).<p>So how can you be happier?<p>There's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by …

Dad's Bad Mood Can Seriously Affect Children's Development, Study Finds

Father's Childbearing Age Can Hugely Affect Children's Mental Health And Academic Performance, Science Says

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

High School

Deepak Chopra's 7 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The world-renowned spiritual guru shares how to take off the pressure, meditation and breathing tips included.<p>When it comes to combating stress, Deepak Chopra’s advice is surprisingly simple: “Take care of yourself,” he told <i>Entrepreneur</i> during a recent phone interview.<p>Unfortunately, taking care of …

Meditation

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Ten Rules For Raising Testosterone for a Stronger, Leaner Body | Poliquin Article

Testosterone is the most significant of hormones, being vital for physical fitness and wellness. For both men and women, low testosterone can lead to …

Wellness

When saying “No” to Sex is one of the Greatest Gifts.

Let’s be honest: sex does not always “flow.”<p>We all love those moments of perfect synchronicity, when it seems like our lover is reading our mind, …