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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O’Leary refuses to spend $2.50 on a cup of coffee

Kevin O'Leary has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in small businesses over the course of his tenure as a star and investor on ABC's "Shark …

Having Trouble Focusing? You Could Be Facing 1 of These 7 Problems

Even with a task as simple as reading, the mind wanders 115 to 20 percent of the time. So, clean up your act.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For busy entrepreneurs with loaded schedules and brimming task lists, there's nothing more frustrating than having the time to …

Entrepreneurship

Book Review : 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Kunal Ranjan – Medium

Book Review : 7 Habits of Highly Effective People<p><i>‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Dr. Stephen R. Covey is one of the most popular books</i> …

10 Business Principles That Even a Paperboy Understands

Deep Patel, while still a teenager, provides some great business insights and principles in his first book that can help every aspiring entrepreneur improve their probability of success.<p>Creating a new business is not rocket science. Whether you are starting a paper route, or commercializing a …

I've been a wealth adviser for 20 years — here are 10 of the best pieces of money advice I can give you

1. Put your money where <i>your</i> happiness is.<p>It is an incredible understatement to say the San Francisco Bay Area is an expensive place to live. Whether you come from money or just joined Facebook, you will have to make trade-offs to keep your head above water here — make the tradeoffs that are …

Retirement

8 Habits of the Most Successful People That Lazy People Lack

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

How to lose $500,000 in 6 months Importing from China | EcomCrew

A couple months ago this post went up: The Chinese are Coming: More and More Chinese suppliers are Selling Direct to Consumers. It struck a chord …

eCommerce

How to Become an Expert at Anything, According to Experts

Being an expert at something really pays off. Just how good are top performers compared to everybody else?<p>Research shows in high complexity jobs like …

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10 Realistic Work-Life Balance Tips to Steal From Billionaires

Don't neglect the things you should be doing in your personal life. It may be the key to your success.<p>Did you know that 9 out of 10 startups fail? While that can be attributed to a number of reasons, having an equally failing life <i>outside</i> of work (marriage, work/life balance, and self-care) will put …

Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water

Ancient Egypt’s gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature’s forces<p>He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the …

Ancient History

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a millionaire isn’t as …

Self-improvement

8 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Night

Your happy and productive tomorrow starts tonight.<p>The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's …

Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe.<p>While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential for life on them, these aren't the voyages …

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

Self-improvement

Dark matter might be made of black holes

So just what is dark matter made of? Astronomer Alexander Kashlinsky of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland thinks the mysterious cosmic stuff could be made of black holes that formed soon after the Big Bang.<p>Gravitational waves were first observed last September by the ground-based …

Dark Matter

Archaeologists scan Reading garden for bones of King Henry I

Researchers look for tomb of William the Conqueror’s fourth son, whose remains are believed to have been buried in local abbey<p>The first encouraging bleeps have been heard in Fr John O’Shea’s back garden in Reading, as a radar team begins the search for underground structures that could reveal the …

Pachacamac

Pachacamac, located on the coast of Peru and 32 km south of Lima, was an important sacred site, oracle, and place of burial, which was visited by …

A Decade Of Work Has Decoded This Ancient Greek Astronomy 'Computer'

The Antikythera Mechanism is like something out of an <i>Indiana Jones</i> film. This 2,000-year-old “computer” was used by the ancient Greeks to map …

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and 500 of his employees use this simple technique to reduce stress

At Salesforce, CEO Marc Benioff runs a company that employs 22,000 people and will do $8.3 billion in revenue this year. Business Insider's Matt Rosoff asked him what he does to deal with the stress of his job, and the answer was surprisingly simple: "mindfulness."<p>"I have a mindfulness practice, …

Mindfulness

The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Every Day

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

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Don’t let Canadian small-caps fly under your investing radar

Investing in Canadian small-cap stocks can reap dividends – literally.<p>While the big blue-chips with payouts garner the attention, there are dividend opportunities among smaller companies, too. Some are former income trusts used to doling out healthy distributions. Others have more modest payouts …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Entrepreneurship

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

Digital Design

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Top 10

The 25 greatest British novels

BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics from outside the UK, to pick Britain’s best novels ever – this is what some had to say about the top choices.<p>What are the greatest British novels ever written? In search of a collective critical assessment, BBC Culture contributor Jane …