Kelly Roche

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13 Parenting Tricks You'll Wish You Thought of First

All of these ideas have that why-didn't-I-think-of-that magic we love.<p>The hardest part about playing cards for some kids is holding onto the deck. …

Smart ways to save water in the garden

Saving water reduces utility bills, avoids runoff and can help you better manage during dry-weather spells, so it pays to become more mindful of your garden's water consumption.<p>Thoughtful water use is a growing trend in new yard and garden design, but even homeowners with established landscaping …

Tools That Will Make You Feel Like You Have a Personal Assistant

Use these apps and tools to achieve the perks of a personal assistant, without putting one on the payroll<p>One of the perks of achieving a high level of success in the corporate world (or of being a celebrity, I suppose) is being paired with a capable assistant who helps manage the most pressing, …

The 7 Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p>Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p><b>Build blocks of</b> …

At These 125 Companies, All Or Most Employees Work Remotely

With advances in cloud services and videoconferencing technologies, it’s becoming more and more common for companies to be virtual, meaning the majority or entirety of their team telecommutes 100% of the time.<p>FlexJobs, a site for those seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and …

12 entrepreneurs who are changing the world

Their initiatives range in size and scope, but they all share the common goal of aiding and advancing underserved groups around the world.<p>From a waste management and design startup in India to a leading fair trade chocolate company, here's a look at the 11 social good enterprises — and their 12 …

17 Quotes For When You Need To Keep Calm And Move On

By Jamie Kensinger,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1MplctJ<p>We all find ourselves overwhelmed at times. We struggle to find a healthy balance between …

App aims to make meditation easy for skeptics

The idea of meditation can be intimidating for beginners. You know it’s good for you, but you just can’t get into it. Now, there’s a program that aims to make meditating easier— and it’s accessible right at your fingertips.<p>The app 10 Percent Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics is based on Dan …

9 Austin startups every entrepreneur should know about

We’ve done the digging<p>The Austin tech scene is a thriving and lush landscape of edutech, biotech, tech-tech, breakfast tacos, South By, and …

The 10 Success Principles to Create an Abundant Life

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>If you’ve never seen a <i>Chicken Soup for the Soul</i> book, I don’t know where you’ve been.<p>But did you know that the same original author of that wildly successful series (7 NYT best-sellers at the same time!) is also one of the experts interviewed in The …

Self-improvement

7 Best Gardening Apps to Make Your Yard Greener Than Ever

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Three out of four Americans garden, according to the National Garden Association (NGA),1 and if you live in the US, spring has sprung. …

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of helpful and motivational content, especially business-minded podcasts and videos of keynote speakers from conferences around the world. TED Talks, a collection of thousands of presentations from some of the most brilliant …

Self-improvement

14 Classic Business Books You Can Download For Less Than $5

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Some of the most influential business books are available for next to nothing (or even nothing) in the Amazon Kindle store.<p>For less than $5, you can gather timeless wisdom from classics like Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends and Influence People," …

Self-improvement

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Online Education

5 Tips for Accelerating Startup Growth

Launching a startup is one thing; accelerating growth and expanding is an entirely different challenge. While patience is certainly a virtue, it’s not necessarily the best skill for entrepreneurs to adopt. Instead, the focus should be on rapid growth and long-term success. By learning from those …

What’s the Biggest Challenge of Entrepreneurship? Mark Zuckerberg and Others Provide Answers

You knew starting a business would be tough. Here are some of the biggest obstacles faced by today's entrepreneurial icons.<p>Starting a company is difficult--just ask anyone who's ever done it. But what's the single biggest challenge for a brand-new company owner? Different entrepreneurs have …

This nonprofit organization is on a mission toexpand opportunities for women and business and creating more inclusive workplaces. It hosts a wealth of research and an insight blog called Catalyzing. The group has offices on several continents and more than 700 members.

How to Demonstrate Traction in Your Investor Pitch (and Why You Need it)

Traction has always been something investors have wanted to see from an entrepreneur seeking business funding. But in today’s tough economic climate, …

A Seizure of Happiness: Mary Oliver on Finding Magic in Life’s Unremarkable Moments

How to revel in the “sudden awareness of the citizenry of all things within one world.”<p>Nearly a century before modern neuroscience presented the uncomfortable finding that mind-wandering is making us unhappy, Bertrand Russell contemplated the conquest of happiness and pointed to the immense value …

Literature

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

Entrepreneurship

4 Branding Lessons That You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re branding your company and you’re just starting out, you obviously want everything to go smoothly.<p>Unfortunately, there are some easy branding mistakes to make along the way. Here are some of the common mistakes that new …

Customer Service

How to raise a spiritual child: 3 exercises to try with your family

<i>Lisa Miller, Ph.D., is director of clinical psychology and founder of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute at Columbia University, Teachers College. The author of "The Spiritual Child," she has spent over a decade researching the impact of religion and spirituality.</i><p>Every child is born a spiritual …

Spirituality