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10 Success lessons from Will Smith – “Actor, Producer, Rapper” for entrepreneurs

Share74<p>Tweet<p>Share109<p>+117<p>Shares 200<p>Will Smith, is one of the most popular and powerful stars in Hollywood, no doubt! But beyond glitz and glamour, …

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

If You Want to Have a Divorce-Proof Marriage, Do THESE 7 Things

All marriages begin with great happiness, joy, and hope. When we say <i>"I do,"</i> we expect that our relationship will last forever. No one goes into a marriage thinking, <i>"We'll be in love for a while, then break up and start all over again with someone else."</i><p>But that’s the reality for most of us. …

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19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. Creating wealth, well, that’s …

Personal Finance

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

CrossFit

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

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 …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

The Best (And Worst) Places to Start a Career This Year

Picking what you want to do as a career is one thing—but picking where to <i>start</i> it is another entirely. Do you want to launch your professional life in the least expensive city to live, or the place that offers the most entry-level jobs? Do you focus your search on cities with the highest starting …

Electron 1.0 | Electron Blog

Electron 1.0<p>For the last two years, Electron has helped developers build cross platform desktop apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Now we're …

4 Bad Money Habits You're Teaching Your Kids

Money is a taboo subject in our culture, which means it can be tough for parents to know how to talk to their kids about it. But children are little …

Parenting

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3 ETFs to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

Investing in powerful consumer brands, solid tech companies, and dividend growth stocks could be a smart way to invest for retirement.<p>When investing …

What are the best paying jobs in a tech startup?

<i>This is a contributor post by Carrie M. King from Jobspotting.</i><p>There’s an international understanding that people who work for startups don’t earn that much at the start, but when the company pulls a Google and goes global, they’ll be there with the founders making it rain.<p>But very few startups make …

5 Books That Will Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance

Work hard, but let's not forget what's truly important.<p>I am a huge advocate for reading. I think it is a lost art, and yet when we find a book we love, we advocate for it and tell everyone about it because of the impact it has had on our lives.<p>The truth is, we don't read enough anymore.<p>No matter …

Work-life Balance

5 Essential Tips to Understanding How to Buy and Sell in the Stock Market

In general, you should leave the actual buying and selling of specific stocks to professionals because the quickest way to lose your shirt in the stock market is to assume that you understand it.<p><i>How do I understand and interpret Stocks? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any</b> …

Stock Markets

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

Style Hack: Improve Your Posture

Pauses to: sit upright/relax shoulders/straighten neck/put more than 6 inches between me and my computer screen…. A-n-n-n-d we’re back. We’ve heard …

Ergonomics

Best Places To Get A Job, Save Money

There will be nearly two million college graduates hitting the streets soon. Although aspirations are high, good jobs are still scarce. Where you live matters.<p>Some cities are better than others for finding a decent job. One important metric, though, is knowing how much money you can keep in your …

Camping Tips: Roughing It but Eating in Style

Glamping lets you enjoy the great outdoors without having to give up the comforts of home cooking<p>“Glamping”—luxe camping that goes beyond heading into the wilderness with just a tent and sleeping bag—has its fair share of perks. When heading to the wilderness for a spot of upscale camping, it can …

Wall Street

15 High-Paying Jobs in 2016

Everybody needs to get paid, and everybody wants to get paid a lot.<p>Not everyone can earn the big salaries, since not all jobs pay equally. Often the positions with the highest pay require a lot of school or training, as well.<p>So what are the top-paying jobs this year? Glassdoor recently published …

7 Steps to Building a Recognized Personal Brand

The concept of building a brand is not new. While we normally think of brands as companies or products, people are brands, too. In fact, you've been cultivating your personal brand since childhood in the form of word-of-mouth reputation and your digital footprint. Today, the stakes are higher than …

Marketing

5 Common Problems Faced by Python Beginners — SitePoint

Are you in the process of learning Python? It’s a fantastic language to learn, but as with any language, it does present challenges that can seem …

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

I'm a <b>web developer</b>.<p>I'm a <b>blogger</b>.<p>I'm a <b>technology ethusiast</b>.<p>Okay...<p>I'm really just a bit of a nerd.<p>I live in the <b>UK</b>.<p>I spend most of my time doing new …

Geek

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Is Better for Investing?

Both mutual funds and ETFs have become very popular because of their low-risk and simplicity, but which one is a better investment. Comparing the benefits of ETFs and mutual funds involves some complexity, but here are a few basic facts to get you started:<p><b>Differences Between ETFs and Mutual …