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12 tried-and-true money tips, whether you're living comfortably or paycheck to paycheck

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don't need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need …

Top 10 stories of obsession

From Stephen King’s avid fan in Misery to Nabokov’s disturbing tale of preteen Lolita, fixation is a powerful pull for authors – especially when it overlaps with desire<p>I’m not an obsessive person, but tell me a book is about obsession and I’m going to read it. Obsession is a natural motivator, …

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The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book they think every student should read in 2017.<p>The topics of the books spanned issues …

5 Things Successful People Do on Sunday Nights

During the workweek, the most successful people owe a lot of their progress to how they prep before it even begins. The one thing they all have in …

Our Generation Really Needs To Take Out Some Time For These ‘Old-School Things’

Our generation is so busy living lives on Facebook and Twitter that we often miss out on doing the little things that actually make life worth living.<p>…

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

23 science fiction and fantasy novels to read this March

Stories of robots, revolutions, and space empires<p>It’s March, which means that there’s a whole new slate of books ready to crowd our bookshelves — books about robots, revolutions, and vast space empires to tear into.<p>Earlier this year, I mentioned that I’m trying to expand my reading horizons in …

Best Books of March 2017: Joan Didion to H.G. Wells

stories + essays<p>Douglas Coupland<p>Douglas Coupland’s debut novel, Generation X, landed loudly in 1991. Originally planned as a nonfiction handbook of sorts to guide ideas pertaining to the post-Baby Boom generation, it morphed into a novel that coined the term and defined the tone of this new …

Check Yourself: 8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March

If the sight of the mercury creeping upward fills you with spring fever, we're with you. We, too, are restless for the toastier and longer days that …

Home Improvement

IndieView with Glenn Fain, author of The Woman of My Dreams

<i>He taught me that serious novels don’t have to be limited to this straight reality we perceive through our senses, that we can go crazy and have</i> …

10 Best Thrillers to Read

Are you into thrillers? (They’re definitely having a moment.) One of the most white-knuckle books I read recently was Tana French’s crime novel The …

12 Personality Traits of People Whose Startups Actually Make Money

Learning is 5 percent hearing, 10 percent seeing, and 85 percent doing.<p>I wish that there was an exact science on what not only makes an entrepreneur successful but also what determines the success or failure of their startups.<p>The truth is, there are a countless amount of factors that influence the …

Entrepreneurship

Gardening 101: Zinnias

Zinnia<i>:</i> “Farm Stand Favorite”<p>Truly, zinnias have to be one of the best annuals to grow. Not only do they shoot up from seed to flower with astounding …

65 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Reach Success

Failure isn't your final destination.<p>There's no such thing as failure, there's only feedback, and it's what we do with that feedback that will ultimately determine how successful we will be.<p>When we fail we have three options: We can choose to quit, which is the only real failure; we can choose to …

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How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the …

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders

Where are you, in your own journey as a leader, in relation to these characteristics?<p>If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are …

Leadership

10 Powerful Apps To Help You Manage Email Like A Boss

Email is an inherent part of our daily life. It’s hard to imagine a week or even a day without it. We use it for regular communication, marketing, negotiation, business and more. But it can get distracting and destructive.<p>Most of the time your inbox gets overloaded because of poor email management …

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How to Start a Business When You're an Introvert

First, know that your introversion isn't a curse -- it's a strength, if you know how to use it.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business world seems like it caters to extroverts. And that makes sense: As a business owner, you need charisma to lead a team, …

Small Business

What to Do Instead of Going to College (or After You've Already Gone)

There is a lot more to living a full life than getting your degree and paying your bills.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to do it all over again, I would skip the university route and, instead, spend three or four years working on a kickass, …

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19 Annoying Email Etiquette Habits That Smart People Avoid

Break these poor habits to get the results you want from your email communication, including respect.<p>I'm sure you've been on the receiving end of a few cringe-worthy emails that violate your email etiquette terms. Perhaps you've even uttered a few choice words about the sender, who has either …

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The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …

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