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How To Unleash Your Creativity

What is creativity? Are your conditioned ideas keeping you in a box? How can you find out where your creativity lies?<p>Creativity has nothing to do with any activity in particular -- with painting, poetry, dancing, singing. Activity itself is neither creative or uncreative. You can paint, or sing, in …

How 3 real entrepreneurs overcame some of the most common hurdles to starting a business

Curiously though, we've found the actual steps for starting a business aren't the hard part.<p>Earlier this year, I gave away the entire blueprint behind a $5 million week at IWT.<p>Thousands of people read it. Every single one of them was at least somewhat interested in starting an online business.<p>Yet I …

Why marketing can’t fix a sales problem

When sales start to dry up or the business doesn’t seem to be getting traction with customers, many small to medium (SME) sized businesses will …

3 Habits Crucial to Success in a Lifestyle Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year had felt like a fairytale in a way. As I’m writing this, I’m packing to head to consult at a company in Medellin. Colombia. The opportunities to create a successful lifestyle business today were foreign even ten years ago. …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

How Instgram Can Help Your Business - business.com

Instagram's community has grown quickly. Here's how your brand can take advantage of it's very large and very engaged community.<p>Instagram has risen …

5 Metrics to Calculate Customer Retention

<i>This column is by Francis Cyriac, marketer & customer engagement expert at Ameyo Emerge</i><p>Internet and technological developments have enabled millions …

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This Psychedelic 'Magic Carpet' Reacts When You Step on It

Earlier this month, Miguel Chevalier launched an interactive exhibit that invited viewers to walk all over it. As people move over this "Magic …

Psychedelia

The 55 buildings in New York City you need to see in your lifetime

It's said that New York City is a concrete jungle (where dreams are made of), but there's a lot to love about the concrete (and glass, and steel, and brick) that makes up the city.<p>The five boroughs are jam-packed with scores of iconic buildings and architectural landmarks. New York was home to the …

What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

5 Simple Steps to Get Motivated When You're in A Rut

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

22 Ways to Instantly Change Your State of Mind

Every thought we have is a vibration and the key to maintaining positivity is to learn how to change our state.<p>Every thought we have is a vibration.<p>When we feel on top of the world, we send a matching frequency as we attract positive people, things and events into our lives.<p>When we exude energy and …

7 Ways the Most Successful People Think Differently From Everyone Else

A successful person is not someone in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of smart attitudes.<p>It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and …

Science says happier people have these 9 things in common

REUTERS/Sean YongEverybody wants to be happy. That's why the science of happiness has taken off in recent years, with the skyrocketing popularity of …