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How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Looking to make some extra money, but don't want to leave your home to do it?<p>With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don't need to.<p>Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home.

Selling

5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home

Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off.<p>We might not be multi-platinum hip-hop recording artists, but some of us can relate to Drake when he said, “I only love my bed and my mama, I’m sorry.” As much fun as …

Employment

7 military principles you should apply to your business strategy

“Business strategy” is a powerful phrase. People like to use it to impress others, and audiences listen up when you talk about it. But it’s also one …

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Positive Thinking

Why Cinco de Mayo Is Celebrated

Behind the color and music of Cinco de Mayo lies the Battle of Puebla, the 1862 victory of the Mexican people fighting to be free from colonial domination.<p>Parades, brightly colored dresses, sizzling street food, festive music, and laughter fills the streets every May 5, a date circled in …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Don’t try to fake confidence – do this instead

Think about a time when you needed to project confidence but felt uncertain or insecure. How did you handle it? Did you try to hide your insecurity …

How to Deal With Negative People Who Just Aren't Going Away

Maybe it's a relative or a colleague but real life includes people who scorn your optimism because they don't have dreams of their own.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Negative people love bringing others down. It can sometimes seem like that’s the only thing they enjoy …

Self-help

How Gwyneth Paltrow's Company Goop Used Content to Triple Its Revenue

Brands like Rihanna and Netflix follow these same marketing principles too.<p>Most companies get that producing valuable, relevant, and timely content is a smart growth strategy. Gary Vaynerchuk and a Harvard professor even went as far to say that every company should behave as a media company, by …

How to Start Healing After Personal Trauma

The experience of trauma takes a hold on us in different ways. Sometimes it occurs immediately, like when we lose a loved one. At other times, it …

These CBD Teas Are a New Addition to My Antianxiety Routine — Here's Why You Need Them

Need help sleeping? Maybe you're extra stressed or battling legitimate anxiety. Or perhaps you're supersore from a workout, or dealing with chronic pain . . . how does some CBD tea sound?<p>I just discovered Buddha Teas' collection of CBD teas, and I'm pretty damn obsessed — and yes, I already have a …

Tea

Are You Ready to Start a Company? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions.

Do you have what it takes to be a leader?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Adapted from</i> Crack the C-Suite Code: How Successful Leaders Make It to the Top<i>, by Cassandra Frangos, copyright 2018. Reprinted by permission of Wharton Digital Press.</i><p>Amy Chang, former head of …

C-suite Leadership

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Starting a Business for This 1 Reason Will Lead to Success

Startup ideas are everywhere. You just need to find the right one.<p><i>Editor's Note: The following is adapted from</i> Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire<i>, published this month by Inc. Media and Amacom, a division of the American Management Association.</i><p>Sure, …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

How Do You Improve Yourself in 2018? Focus on Improving These 5 Areas of Your Life

Every year, these are the aspects of life you should review.<p>Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to</i> …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Sleep

12 New Year’s resolutions backed by science that could actually work

The end of the year is fast approaching, so that means it’s time to think about… resolutions. If 2018 is anything like more or less every other year, …

How to become an internet entrepreneur in midlife

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the America’s Entrepreneurs Special Report.<p>You’ve read the headlines that …

eCommerce

Living in the Moment: How to Make It Work for You

Hands up if your mind is always wandering one, two or even six months ahead of time. You spend so many precious hours obsessing over the future—or …

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

Stressing about money as you make your holiday gift list — and shell out hundreds of dollars for holiday travel? While it’s easy to overspend in …

Gratitude to Overcome Boredom, Difficulties, Complaining, & Feeling Overwhelmed

As many give thanks for what’s in their lives this week, we might look at how to go deeper with gratitude.<p>“Gratitude” seems like a trite and even …