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We’re terrible at planning our time. Here’s how to fix it

We work a lot less hours than we think. Here are some tips on how we can make the most of that time.<p>How many hours do you work each day? If you’re like most of the U.S. working population, you probably think you get a solid eight hours in. That’s 40 hours a week. Around 1,800 a year (minus 2 weeks’ …

Time Management

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

The Latest: Ron Curtis wins Hawaii GOP nod for US Senate

HONOLULU — The Latest on the primary election (all times local):<p>10:56 p.m.<p>Ron Curtis will face off against incumbent Sen. Mazie Hirono in the general election as the Republican Party’s nominee to represent Hawaii in the U.S. Senate.<p>Curtis emerged as the top vote-getter from a field of eight …

Government

A Marine called customer service when his M107 failed during gunfight

A Marine sights in on his M-107 sniper rifle.<p>The Barrett M107 .50-caliber long-range sniper rifle is a firearm made for the modern war on terrorism. Officially adopted by the U.S. Army in 2002 and boasting a 2,000-meter range, a suppressor-ready muzzle brake, and recoil-minimizing design, the …

Customer Service

Here’s what Trump voters who’ve lost faith in him look like

There are those things about the 2016 election that any American who’s managed to keep one eye open or who has opened a news site even once, even by accident, can recite by heart. President Trump lost the popular vote narrowly but won the electoral college. His base sticks with him and he’s very …

Voting

Lawrence O'Donnell Predicts The Humiliating Way Donald Trump's Presidency May End

It involves the Secret Service.<p>Lawrence O’Donnell has imagined a scenario that could happen if President Donald Trump doesn’t want to leave the White House willingly.<p>On Friday’s broadcast of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the host of MSNBC’s “The Last Word” claimed “the most likely ending” of …

Donald Trump

Former Army JAG reveals the reason Trump should be scared if Mueller doesn’t subpoena him

Former Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) Glenn Kirschner revealed Tuesday that President Donald Trump might not be on the list of those …

Donald Trump

Before You Begin The Patenting Process, Read This

When I started to file patent applications, I was sure the United States Patent and Trademark Office was against me. My claims were always rejected! I know better now. The USPTO is your friend, not a foe. There is a specific process for examining patent applications. If you’re unaware of how that …

Patents

How To Avoid The Number One Cause of Business Closure

Around the world, the top reason for closing a business is lack of profits, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. And turning a profit starts with generating enough revenue—the kind that keeps on flowing and consistenly covers your overhead.<p>For many one-person service businesses, …

Small Business

The Top 10 Franchises You Can Buy for Less Than $100,000

These 10 franchises can cost less than six figures, and they all rank in the top 40 of our Franchise 500.<p>Franchises are a great option for anyone who wants to have a combination of freedom and support, as this business model lets you work for yourself while enjoying the branding and experience of a …

Social Media

7 Ways to Grow Revenue Without an Advertising Budget

Anyone can buy ads on Facebook. Here's where to look instead.<p>The competition for online advertising intensifies every single day as more people and companies market online. Ask any marketing professional or entrepreneur about their marketing plans, and Facebook Ads or Google Adwords will surely be …

Marketing

My Company Cut Down on Emails by 30 Percent With This Simple Hack

As we grew, communication via email, video calls, Slack and IM became overwhelming, and I knew we needed a new model for information sharing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any leader of a growing company can attest, it gets exponentially more difficult to share …

Project Management

He's About To Break $2 Million In An Ultra-Lean Business He Started At Age 62

Many people start winding down their careers after age 60–or thinking about it. But Johan Hattingh, now 69, opted to reinvent himself as an entrepreneur. With his son, Eugene, 45, Hattingh grew Ain’t It Nice, the fast-growing, profitable online garden ornaments store he launched in 2011, to just …

Profit

5 Practices That Make You a Leader People Want to Follow

Watching how leaders deal with a crisis is a great way to judge their capabilities. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has been praised after his response to the improper arrest of two African-American men in a Philadelphia store. Without deflecting the problem or making excuses, Johnson has implemented a …

Leadership

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Consumer Tech

Learn Functional Python in 10 Minutes

In this article, you’ll learn what the functional paradigm is as well as how to use functional programming in Python. You’ll also learn about list …

Python Programming

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Nutrition

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

A CEO who sold his company for $365 million describes how one of the most humiliating moments of his life transformed his business into a huge success

When David Rusenko, founder of website building platform Weebly, debuted his product for the very first time before a crowd of nearly 1,000 people in 2006, he was met with a remarkably unfavorable response.<p>At an an early tech gathering led by a prominent tech CEO in New York, Rusenko was one among …

Entrepreneurship

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

A Counterintuitive Way To Diffuse Difficult Situations

One the best pieces of advice my mentor gave me many years ago was, “When you are in conflict with someone, don’t push back.” As a young professional, I was shocked and more than a little frustrated. What did that mean? What if I can’t defend myself when someone says something wrong about me?<p>As …

Self-help

5 things you can do today that will make you happier, according to a life coach

Nothing feels better than happiness, whether you find it in seeing that super cute cat meme or simply by spending time with your friends. But if …

Happiness

Hot Fund Quadruples Its Assets to $8 Billion in Just Two Years

A Japanese investment house is seeing a surge in growth, with assets under management more than quadrupling in just two years amid strong investment …

Investing

How automated investment products are disrupting and enhancing the wealth management industry

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Startups with robo-advisor products are failing to live up to their initial promise.<p>As solutions proliferate and …

Robo-advisors

Here's Exactly What You Need to Do to Launch a Mobile App

The future is mobile; isn't it time for your business to be part of it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, in <i>Entrepreneur,</i> I examined eight different ways your business could benefit from offering a mobile app. These included keeping up with your competitors, …

Apps

DNA-testing company 23andMe has signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here's how to delete your data if that freaks you out.

Popular spit-in-a-tube genetics-testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe can — and frequently do — sell your data to drugmakers. But on Wednesday, one of those partnerships became much more explicit, when the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline announced it was acquiring a $300 million stake in …

Molecular Biology

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Bets on Crypto Infrastructure

<i>By Jacqueline Corba</i><p>Bitcoin has risen back above the $8,000 mark for the first time since May. And Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, who discovered …

Cryptocurrency

This 15-year-old makes over $100,000 a year selling slime on the internet

At just 15 years old, Samantha Zumwalt is the head of her own company. The teen launched it last February after begging her mom to buy her a box of …

Selling