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Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

Good financial habits may not make you rich. Here’s what will

You’re spending wisely? Check. Got money set aside for an emergency? Check. Debts paid off? Check.<p>Laura Williams, owner of client-portal.io, a client …

Retirement

Are You Sitting on Top of a Million-Dollar Idea?

4 lessons you can learn from a successful entrepreneur about the business ideas that may be right under your nose.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Scott Duffy</i><i>’s book</i> Breakthrough. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | …

Entrepreneurship

5 Daily Habits That Can Make the Most Positive Impact on Your Life

I would start by avoiding gossip.<p>The happiness and positivity movement is in full gear. I mean, who doesn't want to live and work with optimism, focus, and balance and steer clear of fear, stress, and worry?<p>If you're like me, you're always looking for that positive edge to cope with a packed …

Happiness

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

Some savings accounts could earn you more than a 5-year investment right now

As always, the banks lost no time in upping their interest rates on floating-rate loans after the Bank of Canada (BoC) hiked interest rates on …

savingsaccounts

The Star That Still Won't Shine: The Incredible, Unprecedented but Unseen Greatness of Mike Trout

<i>This story appears in the July 16, 2018, issue of Sports Illustrated. For more great storytelling and in-depth analysis, subscribe to the</i> …

Baseball

Want to Think Like a Leader? Research Says to Do this One Thing

The answer to "What makes a great leader?" can be found in the question.<p>If you want to be a successful leader, research shows there's a winning approach you can take -- and it may not be what you expect.<p>Most people are familiar with the idea of self-affirmations and the power of positive thinking. …

Leadership

Get your gig: Here are the 9 best sites to visit for freelance or contract work

<b>Question:</b> Hi Steve. Everyone says the economy is so great and that this is the era of the “gig economy.” Well, if that’s the case, where are all the gigs? I left my comfortable (but boring) job a year ago and have yet to fill my dance card with paying clients. – Jessica<p><b>Answer:</b> Let me share a little …

Small Business

15 tiny ways to have a much better day

A day is just an ordinary day. We live so many of them. Sunrise to sundown, these days can feel long as hell. And these days can also feel so …

Positive Thinking

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Reveal the 1 Trait That Made Them Both Rich

The key to both Bill Gates's and Warren Buffet's success can be summed up in one unexpected word.<p>The documentary <i>Becoming Warren Buffett</i> is must-watch TV. It's the story of a man who pinched pennies his whole life only to amass a fortune of over $80 billion, most of which he has pledged to the Bill …

Bill Gates

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

Motivation

2 Top Stocks for Retirees

These high-yield dividend stocks can help turn your nest egg into a reliable income stream.<p>If you're a retiree in your early sixties, you have a …

Investing

5 Ways to Think Long-Term in a Short-Term Market

Counterintuitively, we've found that the best short-term strategy is a long-term one.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last month, a coalition of 200 CEOs from the nation's leading companies came together to sound the alarm about a growing threat to the U.S. …

Leadership

Watch Amazon’s VR kiosks transform the future of shopping

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its upcoming Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. Prepare to be impressed: It’s significantly more elaborate than expected, and shows how a top …

Virtual Reality

It turns out ripe and unripe bananas have different health benefits — here's what you need to know

Andrew Burton/Getty<p><b>A photo featuring bananas at different levels of ripeness has garnered nearly 2,000 comments on Instagram.</b>• <b><br>Users began debating</b> …

Nutrition

23 smart ways to increase your confidence, productivity, and income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Piano Lessons, According to Science

With 88 keys and hundreds of internal strings, a standard piano produces a slew of unique sounds and tones. And mastering that complex system doesn’t …

National Academy of Sciences

10 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer (That Don’t Ruin All the Fun)

Summer is that magical time of year where hours of day-drinking, sunbathing, and barbecue-feasting leave us feeling both giddy and kind of gross. And …

Nutrition

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

The ‘Show Me’ Grading System of the Future

Changing the way we grade, report and evaluate student learning can oftentimes feel like an uphill battle. But our students deserve better. This post …

Pedagogy

Get ready: Technology is going to end higher education as we know it

Marylhurst College, a 125-year-old private school in Oregon, announced this month that it will close its doors at the end of 2018. In <i>The Human</i> …

Ten Frequently Overlooked PowerPoint & Google Slides Features

PowerPoint has been around for more than three decades! Google Slides has been available for free more than a decade. Despite that longevity both …

Education Technology

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

How to enjoy an anti-inflammatory diet (which could save your life)

Inflammatory foods could increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer, researchers suggested this week, and a new study points the finger firmly at processed convenience foods and ‘lazy cooking’.<p>It found that women who ate the most inflammatory foods were 39 per cent more likely to develop any …

Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

Steve Siebold has spent the last 30-plus years interviewing over 1,300 self-made millionaires and billionaires. And during that time, he's noticed …

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19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 12 Websites Where You can Learn Coding for Free | 2018

To a beginner, the world of programming seems like an intangible thread of 1s and 0s. Programming is the root of all operations today. Coding teaches …