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The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Happiness

6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s often thought that you need a significant amount of capital to start a business, this isn’t always the case.<p>Yes, many successful companies were launched with a significant amount of funding, but it’s important to realize that …

Entrepreneurship

DJI's Inspire 1 hand-held gimbal brings its flying camera down to earth

DJI is perhaps best known for its drones. The company also makes some pretty sweet photography gear. Often, these two skill sets meet in perfect harmony -- like the 4K camera-toting Inspire 1 video drone. DJI thought it was a shame to keep that new camera limited to aerial photography though, so …

Faulty appliances: What you need to know before you buy

Got appliance woes? You’re not alone.<p>CBC's <i>Marketplace</i> investigated faulty appliances after hearing from people across the country that their stoves, …

Home Improvement

Keystone XL clears key hurdles but Obama stands firm

Backers of Keystone XL won battles on two fronts Friday – in Congress and Nebraska's top court – but the controversial pipeline to move Alberta oil sands crude across the United States may be no closer to getting President Barack Obama's approval.<p>Rather, the stark political reality is that …

Cooling Calgary real estate adds to fears beyond energy sector

Cracks are emerging in Calgary’s once red-hot market for commercial and residential real estate, adding to fears that rapidly sinking oil prices will trigger a broad slowdown beyond the energy sector.<p>After years of riding high, home sales in the southern Alberta city dropped 7.5 per cent in …

AirAsia, MH370 incidents very different

<i>What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and will we ever find it? Watch "Vanished: The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370" tonight at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- An airliner vanishes over the waters of a Southeast Asia ocean. There's no distress call, no wreckage, nothing but water and questions.<p>…