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3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

21 Classic Opening Lines in Books

21 Classic Opening Lines in Books

Literature

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

Mumbai: How mosquito-infested, stench-filled Kandivli slum got squeaky clean in 4 months

In just four months, the mosquito-infested, stench-filled slum scripted a success story that even got Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's attention …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

15 Organization Tips For A Way More Functional Bathroom Situation

Remember: shelving units are your friends.<p><i>This post was translated from French.</i>

The 10 Best Synthetic Down Jackets of 2018

Faux Feathers<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: We’ve updated our guide of the best synthetic down jackets with the 10 best picks for Winter 2018. Prices</i> …

Backpacking

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. That means knowing the best time to buy just about anything.<p>To help you out, we've created a purchase calendar to help you plan your shopping for the …

Shopping

Write Stronger Sentences With the 2-3-1 Trick

In my six semesters as an English major, this is the best thing I learned: When in doubt, put the best bit of a sentence at the end, the next-best …

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

18 Epic Multi-Day Backpacking Trips in Canada

<b><br>Multi-day backpacking trips take time to put together.</b><p>Planning is key. In fact, if you have dreams of spending a week under the stars, carrying …

The Gear Our Editors Are Buying During Cyber Week

REI's Cyber Week sale ends December 3. We had our editors scour the merchandise to pick out the best stuff—all of it discounted right now at up to 50 percent off.<p>REI Co-op Knit Cap ($15; 40 percent off)<p>REI's knit cap is a simple winter hat that gets the job done. It's super soft but doesn't contain …

Camping

Mental health? It’s in the mind and the body, too

We are wrong to deny the link between physical and mental health, as emerging evidence suggests<p>Something is stirring in the world of mental health and for once the news is positive. This month, British scientists began testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging …

Mental Health

Contradictory Truths, Part One

Contradictory Truths, Part One<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Philippians 2:5–11<p>Tom Landry, the late head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, was once …

10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Books

Want to Master Public Speaking? Use These 3 Insider Tips from a TEDx Coach | Inc.com

It's that time of year again: TEDx events commenced worldwide throughout mid-October. And, after the excitement and spectacle of TEDx, many audience members think to themselves, "I should do that--can I do that?"<p>But there is much more to a TEDx talk than meets the eye. As a TEDx speaker coach, I've …

Public Speaking

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

11 Cozy French Recipes To Warm Up Your Weekend

When we think of French food, we typically imagine fancy white tablecloth restaurants and pâtisseries with pyramids of pastel-colored macarons. But when the French cook at home, they gravitate to simple (yet incredibly delicious) comfort food. From beef bourguignon to potatoes au gratin, here are …

Cooking

How to Make Money at Home With a Membership Site

For many entrepreneurs, passive income options are the top choice because while they take time to set up, once they’re running, the amount of effort …

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy | Inc.com

When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a strict schedule for writing days that they adhere to without question. But …

Writing

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

Self-help

Ten Basic Rules for Adventure

Earlier this year, my book <i>The Great Outdoors: A User’s Guide</i> came out, representing about 12 years’ worth of poking around in the out-of-doors—climbing, backpacking, hiking, skiing, trail running, mountain biking, bike touring, and just about everything else. I haven’t climbed Everest, but I’ve …

Backpacking

Want to Raise a Badass Daughter? Self-Made Billionaire Sara Blakely Says Teach These 7 Things | Inc.com

Sara Blakely is pretty amazing. She's the founder and inventor of Spanx and a self-made billionaire. She even still holds the original patent for her game-changing women's underwear.<p>There are a decent number of self-made billionaires now, and some incredible women entrepreneurs. What sets Blakely …

Entrepreneurship

Researchers reveal how to boost brain power

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that one brain-training method often used in scientific studies can help to improve working …

These 5 hacks can help you learn anything, according to a Stanford professor

Whether you are a student, a professional or an entrepreneur, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. But some people seem to be better learners …

Teaching

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

In a recent phase II clinical trial, an over-the-counter allergy drug was shown to improve nervous system function in patients with multiple …

Dental fillings for your cavities could soon be a thing of the past

Developed for and trialled to treat Alzheimer's disease, the drug also happens to promote the natural tooth regrowth mechanism, allowing the tooth to repair cavities.<p>Tideglusib works by stimulating stem cells in the pulp of teeth, the source of new dentine. Dentine is the mineralized substance …

Dental Care
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