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This Is How a Dietitian Spends $40 at the Supermarket

Though stores like Whole Foods may make it seem like eating healthy has to cost a fortune (whole paycheck, am I right?), that absolutely doesn’t have …

Healthy Eating

Win the Day With Tim Ferriss's Morning Routine

Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur starts things right.<p>"If you win the morning, you win the day -- or at least, so it has been said," says author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. And he has a routine designed to set him up for success. In this video, Ferriss explains what he …

Tim Ferriss

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

Russell Simmons Talks Art and Meditation in the Trump Era

“Dissonance is an important part of keeping the country straight.”<p>Music and media mogul <b>Russell Simmons</b> was championing meditation long before there were apps to track mindfulness and guided teachings delivered by smartphone. So it wasn’t a surprise, given the current political climate, when the …

Russell Simmons

4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing

A new survey shows we're wildly overconfident in our writing abilities. Here's what to do about it.<p>It's easy to complain about the state of business writing in general. Not only does teaching employees how to express themselves clearly cost companies billions each year (as my Inc.com colleague …

How to Make Audrey Hepburn's Favorite Spaghetti al Pomodoro Recipe

The famed actress ate it once a week.<p>Audrey Hepburn played many roles over the course of her life: actress, dancer, philanthropist. But home cook isn't a word used to describe her very often. Maybe it should be.<p>In <i>Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit</i><i>,</i> Hepburn's son Sean Hepburn Ferrer describes his …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Stephen Hawking

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An entrepreneur who now earns 6 figures shares the career advice he wishes he'd had in his pizza delivery days

Fed up with "trudging through six feet of snow, up six flights of stairs to get a $2 tip," he set his sights on something more, and spent two years learning everything he could about running an online business.<p>"I would read these stories, like '18-year-old kid started an office chair site and makes …

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11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

by Kathleen Elkins<p>"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasises self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has …

What is college for?

1 May was National College Decision Day in the U.S. – the deposit deadline for admission into many U.S. colleges and universities. Early indications …

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

6 Tools That Save You From Embarrassing Writing Mistakes

One study showed that writing errors scare off 59 percent of customers. Can you afford to keep making spelling and grammar mistakes?<p>Think your writing mistakes don't matter? Think again. A study by Global Lingo found that as many as 59 percent of online customers are scared away from sites with …

How to Start a Freelance Business and Keep Your Day Job: 10 Steps

A comprehensive guide to starting a successful side business before you make your startup dream a full-time reality.<p>You want to start a business. You need to start a business. But you're not quite ready to quit your job and take the plunge.<p>Don't feel bad--here's one reason you should feel that …

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Peter Thiel

Rebecca Campbell's 'Miss April 1971': Picassian Power and Feminist Insight

<i>Miss April 1971</i>, 2015, Oil on canvas, 72 x 156 inches<p>Courtesy of Rebecca Campbell and LA Louver<p>"Painting is something you do with your balls."- Paul Cezanne, quoted by Pablo Picasso<p>Yesterday I stood in front of Rebecca Campbell's 13 foot wide canvas <i>Miss April 1971</i> and found myself thinking "That is …

Patriarchal

Our brain sabotages all efforts at breaking bad habits, Johns Hopkins study finds

It hardly comes as a surprise that we’re our own worst enemies, but new research appears to conclusively prove that our brain is the biggest saboteur …

3 science-backed ways to combat procrastination

Procrastination has been the bane of our existence for hundreds of years. But although procrastinators are often thought of as having poor time management, research suggests they really have a problem with regulating their emotions.<p>As Joseph Ferrari, a professor of psychology at DePaul University, …

Procrastination

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Self-improvement

Lonely Planet says These are the Top 10 Countries To Visit in 2016

By<p>Lonely Planet just released its 11th annual Best in Travel rankings, forecasting the top travel destinations for 2016, and this year’s lists …

The Value of Daily Emotional Workouts

Last summer my emotional workouts were paying off, life felt easier, freer even in the face of stressful work deadlines or busy, over-scheduled days. But this fall a whole new level of emotional stress came my way, testing the value of emotional resilience training.<p>Daily Emotional Workouts<p>Over the …

5 Things You Need to Know to Look Better in Photos

As a designer, creative director, and social media maven, Marissa Webb knows a thing or two about being in the spotlight. Though she leads an …

5 More Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Motivational videos can be a great, free tool to get you pumped up and ready for action. One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is the guidance and motivation provided by mentors, leaders and others who have gone before you. …

Motivation

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Books