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How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size

One of the most crucial tasks an entrepreneur has is to calculate the size of their market, and the potential value that market has for their startup business. Without this data you can’t create a viable business plan, or be taken seriously when approaching potential investors.<p>As described in my …

Entrepreneurship

Minnesota legislator quits race after daughter says he molested her

A Minnesota state representative has ended his reelection campaign after his daughter alleged that the Republican lawmaker touched her inappropriately for more than 10 years, beginning when she was 9.<p>In a statement Friday, Jim Knoblach, of St. Cloud, Minn., denied the accusations but said he was …

Delegation 101: How Entrepreneurs Can Boost Employee Productivity

If you want to spend more time doing what you love, you have to get comfortable with delegating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve started a business, you know you have to wear multiple hats. In fact, you do a number of jobs you never imagined yourself …

Project Management

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

Pagico is a $20 app that can help you get your shit together at work

In the workplace, it's simply not enough that you get shit done. It's just as important that you get your shit <i>together</i>, too. You don't want to be …

Mobile Devices

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Startups

My two brothers killed themselves – Here's my advice to others who've lost loved ones to suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – a month I wish had no reason to exist. Unfortunately, suicide is a topic I am all too familiar with.<p>I remember the phone calls as if they happened yesterday.<p>The first one came on April 10, 1993 as I was giving my daughter a bath. My sister …

Mental Health

Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic …

Non-infectious Diseases

Addiction, remixed: Sober coffee bar and club in Claremont offers drug-free social options

CLAREMONT, N.H. — The night after Samantha Vancedarfield moved to town, looking for a clean start, she wandered by an open door on Pleasant Street, …

New Hampshire

Master 75+ Excel formula & functions with hands-on demos

There are a few deals which always get the AA Picks deal-alarm ringing, like the Ultimate Microsoft Excel Bundle which is finally back on offer.<p>On your resume, does it say something like ‘<b>Proficient in Microsoft Excel</b>’? Once upon a time mine did. I did a stint in the finance sector, spending plenty …

Analytics

21 Quotes About Opportunity That Will Elevate Your Spirits and Inspire Your Success

Opportunities abound in our lives -- sometimes they're waiting for us, and sometimes we create them ourselves. Be prepared to seize them.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, climbing out of it is not the easiest feat.<p>But just because it isn't easy, does not mean it is impossible.<p>Before you try to find the …

Motivation

How to Plant, Grow and Care for Dahlias

One of the world’s most diverse flower species, dahlias dazzle from June or July until October.<p><i>Pros often classify dahlias by shape. For example,</i> …

Dahlias

The Mysterious Mathematical Principle That Links Bus Systems and Chicken Eyes

Math is everywhere—if you know where to look. Elegant equations can be observed in everything from flower petals to swirling galaxies. Universality, …

Equations

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Design

In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Observe Higgs Boson Decay into Bottom Quarks

After years of attempts, the particle’s most common decay pattern has finally been observed at the Large Hadron Collider.<p>In a major physics milestone, scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have observed the first evidence of a Higgs boson particle decaying into two matter-antimatter …

Physics

In 1 Simple Sentence, Warren Buffet Explains the Power of Personal Branding

Buffet says personal branding is a powerful predictor of career success. Here's why...<p>Warren Buffet is arguably the most well-known investor in our society today. His success in work and life is well-documented. His personal brand is clear and well-respected. Search on the internet for, "Warren …

Personal Branding

5 Science-Approved Ways to Break a Bad Habit

Having habits can often be a good thing. When you drive to work for example, you don’t need to wonder whether you should turn left or right; the …

Psychology

Why Is the White House Trying to Block a Key Election Security Bill?

Hours after the Justice Department indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for interfering in the 2016 election, Director of National Intelligence …

Scientists may have found a way to create universal blood. Here's how it works.

Scientists think that they’ve found the key to creating universal blood — and it’s in your poop.<p>At a press conference held by the American Chemical …

The cost of renting vs. buying a home in every state

The primary benefit of renting an apartment is flexibility. Renters can move to a different neighborhood (or another city altogether) without …

Rental Housing

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

The Baptists and the yogis join to fight a pipeline

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. — Pastor Paul was nursing a sore throat, but as he preached on a sleepy Sunday morning in his little country church, he felt a rising sense of urgency.<p>“Turning points!” the Rev. Paul Wilson shouted. Like the biblical Paul on the road to Damascus, he said. Like his church …

Natural Gas

Ben Carson declared victory in East St. Louis, but it looks more like retreat and abandonment

When Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced that he was returning public housing in East St. Louis, Illinois, to local control, …

Which Vision Of Farming Is Better For The Planet?

Farmers face a growing dilemma. Specifically, a food-growing dilemma.<p>How do you feed an increasing number of people without harming the environment?<p>As it turns out, growing as much food as possible in a small area may be our best bet for sustainably feeding the world's population, according to new …

6 Japanese Rules for Those Who Want to Become Stronger and Healthier

Japanese engineer and Aikido teacher Katsuzo Nishi was a very weak boy, and doctors told his parents that he would die before he turned 20. To …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Tim Cook

5 Ways to Live Your Best Life, According to Science

The quality and quantity of your life is mostly up to you.<p>The quality and quantity of your life is--in large part--up to you. You can be mediocre, let each day pass without intention and before you know it, you’ll be at the end of your time here. Or, you can strive to be your best self and do …