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This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

These Are the 5 Questions All Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves If They Want to Create Real Change

Alexandra Amouyel is the executive director of MIT's Solve, which aims to assist innovators who are tackling the world's biggest problems.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i></i><i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating</i> …

Women in Tech

The future of Coke and Pepsi depends on the 'marketing trick of the century'

Bottled-water sales have more than doubled in the US in the last 15 years, with Americans buying 11.7 billion gallons of the beverage in 2015.<p>However, critics are questioning if the apparently healthy adjustment is as positive as it seems.<p>"Whereas municipal water utilities must share their …

Water

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

Woodworking

A CEO shares 7 career tips every aspiring entrepreneur should hear

Nahema Mehta was running a start-up when an opportunity she least expected presented itself.<p>Her mission to make original works of art accessible to the masses grabbed the attention of executives at Absolut, who, at the time, were looking to expand into a lifestyle brand by launching a product …

Entrepreneurship

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

Woodworking

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

7 Tips to Organize Your Work Space and Stay Productive

The general condition of your living environment affects your personal productivity. Working in a clustered and messy environment has the ability to keep you distracted and in most cases, create negative energy. While some might give excuses about their space limitations, there are creative ways to …

Productivity

5 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Do (and 3 They Never Do)

How many of these traits do you have? And how many should you shed?<p>We all look for an edge in our business building and examining the past behaviors of other successful entrepreneurs is a great way to set your own do's & don'ts. Sure you can read about Mark Cuban or Richard Branson. But, you need …

Self-improvement

5 Extreme Things These Billionaire Leaders Did to Become Successful

Would you work for free for 6 months?<p>Successful people are often willing to push themselves far in order to achieve their goals. However, some …

Bill Gates

DIY- Raised Beds for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

We made three 8×3 raised beds from pressure-treated wood. Pressure-Treated is cheap, easy to use but conflicting info about it’s use for food …

Personal Branding: 8 Ways to Create a Unique Business Identity

Have you been wanting to start your own business? Or maybe you already have, but you need a way to stand out among your competitors? Either way, if you haven't thought about the importance of personal branding, now is the time.<p>If you're not familiar with what the term "personal branding" means, …

Graphic Design

Prince dead: Will Smith remembers their final conversation

Will Smith joins the growing list of celebrities sharing personal stories in remembrance of late pop superstar Prince, 57, who died Thursday at his …

15 Easy Upgrades to Level Up Your Home Decor

Decorating your home is a continuous process that never ends, but sometimes you can get into a rut where it seems that you can’t add anything new. …

The future of Coca-Cola and Pepsi depends on this unexpected beverage

On Monday, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi said on Monday that less than 25% of the company's global sales are from soda. In comparison, nutritious items such as fruits, water, and unsweetened tea also now make up 25% of the company's sales.<p>"[Pepsi has] been future-proofing our product portfolio, reshaping …

Tap Water

10 Simple Ways How You Can Create Trendsetting Home Decor

Creating home decor that is ahead of the trends isn’t that easy but it’s not only a matter of guesswork too. In the beginning of every year we hear a …

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

The mind is a busy hive of thoughts and we are jumping from ideas to emotions to memories for most of our waking hours.<p>During meditation you will …

Google’s Nik Collection of photo tools is now free (previously $149)

Nik Collection, a package of seven photography tools, is now completely free. Previously, Google sold the plugins for a steep $149.<p>Google acquired Nik Collection with the 2012 purchase of Nik Software, the German company that is better known for the Snapseed apps for Android and iOS. While Snapseed …

Tutorials

Expand your home-cooking skills with this guidebook | Books for Cooks

Books for Cooks<p><b>We recommend:</b> “Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101” by Sara Moulton (Oxmoor House, $35).<p><b>What’s special:</b> Well-balanced recipes that provide …

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

Small Business

A CEO shares 3 important business skills you won't learn in school

In recent years, most of us knew about Steve Jobs's exit from the Ivy League to pursue his dreams. But I am not about to rest on one side of the debate or the other.<p>The fact is that a formal education will bring you up-to-speed on the latest develops, and history, of your chosen field.<p>In addition, …

Communication Skills

10 Ingenious Home Decor Tricks You've Never Thought Of

One of the best things you can do with your home decor is surprise your guests with unexpected details. It takes a lot of creativity and thinking …

14 Ways to Grow Your Small Business - Small Business Trends

Gary Vaynerchuk is the Belarusian business mogul who transformed his father’s $3 million wine business into a $60 million empire. He used YouTube to …

Small Business

Bathroom Color Schemes to Explore This Spring

Spring is the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start, and there’s no room that benefits from a clean, refreshing look quite like the powder room! …

Interior Design

I asked my four friends who happen to be entrepreneurs to share their favorite business read. Here’s what i got!

As a startup entrepreneur it’s impossible to find the time to read the bevy of books published each month on startup, entrepreneurship, business & …