Jessica Mendivil

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Pairing the Power of Cannabis With Medicinal Plants

Cannabis’s reputation as an herbal medicinal remedy is well established: The list of ailments that cannabis can assist with is extensive and …

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

I'm a financial planner, and here's the investment plan I'm using to build wealth

That post has all the information you need to understand why that strategy works, and has important tips for helping you get started.<p>But I know that when I first started investing, it was helpful to see examples of how other people actually did it. Not because I wanted to copy them, but just …

5 Startups That Are Killing It With Social Media Marketing

Social media is seductive because of its easy point of entry and low-cost basis, but a lot of time and effort are required to create a successful campaign. Large corporations can dump money into huge advertising campaigns whenever they want, but it’s the bit players -- the emerging startups of the …

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

7 Mobile Apps to Boost Your Productivity (Without Using To-Do Lists)

I’ve got some good news, and some bad news.<p>The bad news is, productivity isn’t a tangible substance that you can hunt down and own. It’s a state of …

Investing ideas for your IRA

Don’t skimp on growth. Invest that money so it works for you.<p><b>Key takeaways</b><p><b>✔ When choosing investments, think about how comfortable you are with</b> …

How Amazon Echo Could Serve as Your New Business Analyst

Picture this. You’re meeting with your board of directors. Someone requests more details about a sales forecast. Instead of booting up a laptop …

How Snapchat Marketing Is Changing the Way Brands Interact with Consumers

Just when brands were getting pretty good at the big social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest), Snapchat had to come along …

3 Tools for Relentless Social Media Content Distribution

Most content marketers don't realize that half the battle when it comes to writing content is promoting it to influencers and people you write about. Here are the top 3 tools I love using.<p>In recent years, social media has changed how companies interact with their target audiences. One of the most …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

The Store of the Future

Physical retailers must stage experiences, embrace omnichannel and harness data to meet the needs and desires of today’s constantly connected, …

Avoid Toxins And Save Your Money With These 72 Remarkable Uses For Simple Household Products!

You may be really surprised at how versatile everyday natural products can be.This following homemade natural products can bring you many health …

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

3 Stocks That Pay You to Own Them

If you are looking to earn some passive income, don't pass on these stocks.<p>Oil baron John D. Rockefeller once quipped to a neighbor that the only …

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

1. Focus on earning<p>"In today's economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status," writes Grant Cardone, who went from broke and in …