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20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

Self-improvement

Billionaire Richard Branson reveals his 5 tips for making good business decisions

When it comes to running a successful company, Richard Branson is a seasoned pro.<p>He started his first business aged just 17 and has been in the game for 50 years, making billions of pounds along the way. Currently, the Virgin Group owns over 200 companies in more than 30 countries worldwide.<p>On the …

Richard Branson

The CEO of a Multimillion-Dollar Company Explains Why You Should Dump Your 'Loser' Friends

It's a tough pill to swallow.<p>Gary Vaynerchuk knows you probably don’t want to hear some of his most-shared advice.<p>When Alyson Shontell, Business …

This turbine can harvest green energy in water currents as slow as 2 mph

A Canadian company has designed a water turbine which can harvest energy in slow moving water.<p>"Waterotor" can work in currents as slow as 2 mph which means it could be used in almost any river, canal, or ocean current.<p>The company believe that "Waterotor" could be the solution for many of the …

Hydroelectric Power

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>The Oracles • Content Provider<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of …

How I Turned My WordPress Blog into a Five-Figure Business

In 2013, I was working in a design agency in London, while dreaming about entrepreneurship and traveling the world.<p>One day, an idea struck me. Most …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Self-help

How This Coach Built A $500K/Month Business Teaching The Art Of Automated Digital Marketing

The world’s best digital marketers all share one thing in common: the very strategies, processes, and tactics they sell to their clients, they have proven by first building successful businesses themselves.<p>That’s because what makes a great digital marketer is someone who has actually been in the …

Marketing

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

Yoga

You'll Get a Cardio High From This 60-Minute Epic Boxing Workout

Are you ready to get cut? Then we have an epic hour-long cardio-boxing workout for you. Christa DiPaolo, creator of The Cut by Equinox, will lead you through her 60-minute signature workout that mixes high-intensity conditioning, boxing, kick-boxing, and bodyweight strength-training moves. If you …

The OODA Loop: A Tool for Better Decision-Making

How to Hone Your Mental Engines to Make Better Decisions<p>Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be …

Guided Meditation For Clearing Negativity and Increasing Positivity

Today’s guided meditation for clearing negativity uses powerful guided visualization, deep relaxation, and creative imagination techniques. …

Meditation

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best descriptions of a leader I’ve heard is that leaders focus on vision and strategy, guiding and removing obstacles for their teams -- something like a coach in sports.<p>Managers typically focus more on the execution piece, …

Wikileaks: What has been revealed and can the CIA hack my TV?

What has Wikileaks published?<p>Thousands of documents, allegedly taken from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), that appear to reveal the widespread hacking tools at the service’s disposal.<p>The release of the documents has been dubbed “Vault 7” by Wikileaks, which is threatening to release a …

5 Lessons Learned From 100 Days of Rejection

The most effective way to overcome fear of rejection is to face it. Jia Jiang shares the 5 lessons he learned during 100 days of rejection.<p><b>We can often turn a "No" into a "Yes."</b><br>Jiang discovered that often people say No because they don't have enough information, or because they feel at risk if they …

Motivation

4 lessons learned from a year of extreme frugality

<b>Personal finance writer Michelle McGagh weighs in on how to save money effectively.</b><p>A few months ago, Michelle McGagh wrapped up her “year of no …

Personal Finance

How Steve Jobs Taught an Early Apple Employee a Lesson in Radical Honesty That We All Should Learn

'Working for Steve Jobs wasn't easy, and it wasn't pleasant.'<p>Harsh truth time: If success were simple or easy, everyone would be doing it.<p>Read a lot of posts and articles these days and it sounds like all you need to do to get your life in order is breathe deeply, let go of the past, show …

Guy Kawasaki

These 9 entrepreneurs were paid $100,000 to drop out of college — here's what they're up to today

"Some ideas just can't wait," reads the website for the Thiel Fellowship.<p>In 2011, the investor, entrepreneur, and now Trump adviser Peter Thiel launched a program that awards $100,000 to promising young entrepreneurs who are willing to drop out of college and turn their bright ideas into real …

Nonprofits

Here's a 6-Figure Service Business You Can Start for Under $100

Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you go about your grocery shopping, focused on the items that you need to …

Small Business

Tim Cook Introduces Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ at Silicon Valley Screening

Apple CEO Tim Cook was on hand Thursday at a Silicon Valley screening of Apple board member Al Gore’s new film, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to …

This Secret From NFL Coach Bill Walsh Will Help You Achieve What You Want (Whether That's a Six-Pack or a Million-Dollar Business)

Achieving a six-pack or a million-dollar business requires the fundamentals--here's how to make the goal a reality.<p>Sports are a great metaphor for succeeding in life, no matter the endeavor that you're pursuing.<p>During that offseason of 1978, The San Francisco 49ers hired Bill Walsh who went on to …

NFL

The Four Keys to Effective Practice

Practice is an important factor in mastering any skill. You want the hours you put in to be as effective as possible so you can improve steadily. …

3 Vital Lessons That Can Take You From Broke to Billionaire – Daniel Gefen

Welcome once more to the “How to Be a Grownup Podcast Breakdown”! My name is Erik Andress and I am the host of this show. Today, I am humbled and …

How to Get Inquiries Removed From Your Credit Report

Certain businesses check your credit report when you make an application for services with them. Credit card companies, lenders, utility companies, …

Identity Theft

How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics

The secrets used by Navy SEALs and US Olympians toThe post How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics appeared first on …

Startups (India)

Discover how to reprogram your mind to eat less and enjoy food more

Every action we take has a underlying motivation.<p>You can discover how to reprogram your mind to eat less and enjoy food more by becoming aware of the …

There are 2 different types of focus — here's how to master both and get more done

Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it to or not.<p>Notifications on top of notifications constantly threaten to pull us away from doing what's important and bog us down in busy …

Productivity