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Feeling Inadequate With Your Writing? Follow These 9 Tips.

The first step to better writing is reading.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frustration. Angst. Embarrassment. Anxiety. Fear. Insecurity.<p>I felt all those emotions every time I had to write an email, proposal, letter or anything else in my first high-profile corporate …

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Tim Ferriss follows the same routine every morning to maximize his productivity

Over the past 10 years, Tim Ferriss has interviewed hundreds of professionals at the tops of their fields.<p>He's learned their best practices, tried them himself, and then passed on his favorites to his audience.<p>One of the questions he's asked each of his podcast interview subjects is "What does your …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

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Watlington hoard of Viking silver casts light on Alfred the Great era

Coins and other items buried in the late 870s and found by hobby metal detectorist in farmer’s field in Oxfordshire may be worth a small fortune<p>A hoard of Viking silver that casts new light on Alfred the Great and the one-time ally he virtually obliterated from history has been found by a metal …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

British Tea Etiquette: How to Drink it Downton Abbey-Style

The British famously believe that nearly everything can be cured by a cup of tea. Every day in the UK, we consume more than 165m cups of the stuff, but there is a grand version of this soothing, simple hot drink: traditional tea, enjoyed at around 4:00 p.m., accompanied by savouries and cakes. It …

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Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

Prevent Spreadsheets from Strangling Your Startup

Entrepreneurs are the lifeline of any economy, and high-growth start-ups in particular are responsible for the great majority of new job creation. It’s worrying, then, that according to several reports the number of new businesses being created in the U.S. has been stalled since the end of the …

'Accidental Entrepreneurs' -- When a Personal Mission Morphs into a Big Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some of the most successful and inspirational entrepreneurs never set out with the goal of running a large company or employing scores of people. Many are simply men and women motivated to develop solutions to a problem they’re …

5 Ways to Be More Productive When You're Flying

Even with the best of intentions, spending time in the air can zap productivity. Not anymore!<p>If you're like me, you probably go into each flight with good intentions. "I've got hours of uninterrupted time," I always think to myself, "I'll get so much work done." But after too many unproductive …

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Student Entrepreneur Started 4 Businesses & Partnered with the FIFA World Cup

<i>This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To stay up to date with future posts, sign-up here.</i><p>Named one of TIME Magazine's Top 25 International Leaders of Tomorrow (TOMORROW 25) and one of the …

7 Small Ways You Cheat On Your Spouse Without Realizing It

Cheating on your spouse is still the ultimate betrayal. But the truth is, that wrecking ball is often set into motion long before the big offense.<p><i>By Clayton Olson</i><p>Most of us think that cheating is the ultimate act of relationship betrayal.<p>But let's get real -- people don't just suddenly decide to …

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Uncovered: The secret journals of a 1920s British woman

Thursday January 23, 1941<p><i>I want, I need a husband. Thousands of other lonely, frustrated females must be feeling the same way – why should I think that I am to be luckier? Because I intend to try to find one. One must tackle the problem positively, gather together one’s assets, accept one’s debits</i> …

4 strategies to start your day like a boss

A new survey by Robert Half Management Resources highlights the morning routines of people at different levels in the company.<p>Most executives (50%) start their days by checking email. Meanwhile, just over one-third (39%) of entry-level employees kick off their days with email.<p>Regardless of …

5 Questions Guaranteed to Weed Out Bad Job Candidates

Here are some of the best interview questions to find the best talent.<p>You've launched your startup, you've probably pinned down some investors, and all signs point to a "real" business. However, you are just getting started. Every time you add someone new to the team, they're a new "moving part" …

32 Ways To Actually Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

Stop snoozin' and start livin'.<p>To get the best sleep, stop eating or drinking things with caffeine at least eight hours before you want to go to bed. That means soda, coffee, energy drinks, tea, and even chocolate.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, drinking alcohol can have adverse effects …

A retired Navy SEAL commander explains 12 traits all effective leaders must have

In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win," cowritten with his former platoon commander, Leif Babin, he and Babin explain the lessons learned in combat that they've taught to corporate clients for the past four years in their leadership-consultancy firm, Echelon …

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program

This might just convince you to start working on your own book.<p>Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by …

I spent 10 nights alone on a deserted island — here's how I survived

I still can't quite believe it happened.<p>I've been somewhat obsessed with islands and going 'back to basics' since I was kid.<p>"Shipwrecked" was key viewing, Ray Mears was my guy, and more recently, watching shows like 'The Island" and "Naked and Marooned" reinforced just how much I really wanted my …

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13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

Should We Learn To Write Cursive? An Education Expert Weighs In

"Why do we have to learn how to do something we’ll never use in the real world?"<p>I’ve always thought that if I learned anything from cursive lessons in elementary school, it was the art of persuasion.<p>When my second grade teacher, Mrs. Hasselhoff, let me and my fellow students know that it was time …

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Check out the Winners of the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards

Another year’s worth of stunning photographs show both the beautiful and macabre sides of nature.<p>Another year of nature’s drama and rarefied forms …

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