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35 Simple Ways Spray Paint Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

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Crafting

Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Shade gathers from year to year in the garden like the wrinkles on your face, growing more pronounced with time.<p>Small bushes develop into large shrubs, young patio trees shift from skinny to broad, newly planted trees rise to the rooftops and beyond. This is a direct consequence of our love of …

Gardening

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive | Inc.com

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

18 easy budget decorating ideas that won’t break the bank

Sprucing up your home needn't cost the earth - revive every room in your house with these cost-next-to-nothing decorating updates<p>If you’re on a tight …

Home Decorating

How smart people react when others take credit for their work

Watching someone else take credit for your idea is one of the most infuriating things that can happen in the workplace. You don’t want someone to get …

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

11 Skills That Will Make You Super Successful

Once you have defined success for yourself your path there will become apparent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does someone become off-the-charts successful? Some say it’s luck. Others say it’s hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both-, …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really) | Inc.com

After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These 10 free online classes are not only fun, …

Learning

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The entire …

Millennials, Want to Be Successful? This Is the 1 and Only Habit You Need to Master | Inc.com

I am a millennial.<p>My entire life, I was always told to "follow the rules" and "I have to do this, before I can do that." I was told to be more patient, I was told to accept where I am and just be OK with it, I was told that what I loved (writing) was a pipe dream and that I should study something …

Digital Marketing

Tim Ferriss on Turning Knowledge Into Action

Author of the best-seller <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>, Tim Ferris has met with and interviewed some of the biggest names in business, sports and …

9 things I learned writing my first book, Gizelle’s Bucket List

WHEN I started writing my book I was so excited. <i>I’ll finish this thing in no time</i>, I thought. I’ll go to a quiet cabin and wake up at 6am for …

A look inside the Skopje startup scene

On Wednesday I had the unique pleasure of hanging out with a bunch of Macedonian startup founders and was very impressed. The Balkans have long been a promising spot for startups – the cost of living is low and the talent level is high – and this visit was unique in that everyone was fully prepared …

To Be a Genius, Think Like a 94-Year-Old

In 1946, a 23-year-old Army veteran named John Goodenough headed to the University of Chicago with a dream of studying physics. When he arrived, a professor warned him that he was already too old to succeed in the field.<p>Recently, Dr. Goodenough recounted that story for me and then laughed …

Nobel Prize

Corkscrew thinking won the war. Here's how to use it in business

During the second world war Winston Churchill declared a need for corkscrew thinkers – people with the ability to break away from the traditional linear way of thinking.<p>Without these individuals, Churchill believed that neither side would win the war because everyone was thinking in the same way: …

Winston Churchill

10 Weird Ways to Grow Your Business that Only Millionaires Know | Inc.com

• <b>Sleep when you are dead.</b> So much advice out there continues to push the work-life balance with a good night's sleep of eight or more hours. However, some of the world's wealthiest business people subsist on very few hours of sleep because they are up doing deals in all time zones or squeezing in …

Self-improvement

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership

How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than …

Happy people do these 11 special things (according to psychologists)

When you think about it, it’s our habits that define us. Our habits can either make us happier and more successful or they can thwart us from …

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

Thomas Edison

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day | Inc.com

I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at dawn, it was because our third roommate didn't think we could do it. Our competitive side …

Time I

3 Steps to Add to Your Bedtime Routine to Rewire Your Brain Overnight

Just as we should reset our computers now and then by turning them off and back on, our brains also need the opportunity to organize and refresh to …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Rohn: Why You Should Be a Student of Your Own Life

Let me share with you two of the best sources of information available.<p><b>1. Your Own Experiences</b><p>Become a good student of your own life. It’s the …

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can the average person learn the skill of mental toughness without joining the military?</i> <i>Answer by Ronald Fry, author of Hammerhead Six.</i><p>Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the …

U.S. Air Force

How Hitting Rock Bottom Can Make Your Life Better

“This is only rock bottom if you let it be.” <br>― <b>Lauren Evers</b> <b>(</b><b>Tweet This</b><b>)</b><p>Wouldn’t it be nice if we all listened to our elders and never made any …

12 Reasons Why Have You Been Unable To Achieve Your Goals

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Motivation