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8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

Small Business

How to Work Less Tomorrow and Get More Done Every Day

Are you often overwhelmed and stressed out by a huge workload you can't control? If so, you need to seriously explore these techniques to put you back in the driver's seat.<p>Every entrepreneur I know feels the pressure of the thousands of things that need to get done, all seemingly at the same time. …

Time Management

An entrepreneur who makes $135,000 a month shares 2 productivity hacks for balancing a side hustle with family life

Few people can cram more productivity into a day than Pat Flynn.<p>The entrepreneur runs "Smart Passive Income," a resource designed to help others run an online business and optimize it for passive income. The endeavor generates $135,000 a month on average for Flynn — some months it's in excess of …

Productivity

One Reality You Must Accept Before You Can Live Your Best Life

I woke up this morning to a sunrise of astonishing beauty, so I walked out the front door to experience it. And as I stood in the yard gazing up at …

Beauty

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Selling

A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Summed Up Perfectly What So Many Companies Just Don't Get

He may be young, but this is wise advice.<p>Connor Blakley is an entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 consultant, and popular speaker who's delivered presentations on a range of topics including youth marketing, personal branding, and social media.<p>He's also 17 years old.<p>I met Connor about a year ago, after …

Marketing

A former Stanford dean explains the simplest thing parents can do to ensure their kids' success

If your kids aren't doing their chores today, don't be surprised if they have trouble collaborating with colleagues later in life.<p>That's the message …

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

Personal Finance

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

8 Tricks to Fall More Deeply in Love

No matter how wildly in love you are now, says Lesli Doares, marriage coach and author of <i>Blueprint For a Lasting Marriage</i>, you can always fall deeper. Ready to take an even bigger plunge? Here's how.<p><b>1. Try something new together.</b><p>Doing the same old thing day after day can dull your affections. But …

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Meditation

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Happiness

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nutrition

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

The videogame that teaches business strategy better than professors

I’ve spent most of my career as a teacher. I think of education as a holy calling. Yet I now find myself in the uncomfortable position of championing computer games that will put teachers out of jobs.<p>Videogames have already been used successfully to teach elementary-school students basic math …

Education

The government seems intent on ending the solar power industry. It’s madness

My company was left untenable by cuts to subsidies, so I had to close it. The ‘greenest government ever’ needs to act fast before it destroys the sector<p>It was with great sadness last week that I announced the closure of Southern Solar – a firm I set up in 2002, which I grew for the first 10 years, …

Construction Industry

Meeting the oldest living thing on Earth

In the early Seventies, an ex-soldier, wanderer and freelance conservationist called Allen Meredith began having mystical dreams. A group of people in long gowns and hoods were sitting in a circle, instructing him to look for the “Tree of the Cross”. “It was called by another name,” he remembers, …

13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult to disclose mental …

Mental Health

25 ways to fix a sexless marriage

As a divorced man, you are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide. Even if you don’t kill yourself, you will die younger. And forget chasing tail; your mobility also suffers from singlehood.<p>Oh, and yes, divorce crushes your finances: A study of divorced baby boomers found that a split slashed …

UC Berkeley

Stunning Art Features Several Pop-Culture Fantasy and Sci-Fi Characters in a Bar

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Nature Photography

Energy-Boosting Foods and Snacks Trainers Swear By

Don't skip the gym or struggle through your workout — doing so can slow your weight loss success. A half-hearted slog on the treadmill or lifting …

Passing the Google Interview, Without a Computer Science Degree

<i>Parker Phinney founded Interview Cake, an interactive practice tool for preparing for coding interviews. He’s focused on shining a light on the black</i> …

Computer Science

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

5 Free Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/kupicoo</i><p>Podcasts are so hot right now. From comedy to news to 20-minute segments about concrete, there are literally hundreds of podcasts to pique the interest of pretty much anyone with a pulse.<p>That said, these podcasts will not only entertain, they'll also inform, …

High School

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Self-improvement

5 Parenting Lessons That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

I have been a parent for approximately 11 days, so I am clearly not an expert in this field. This is the ultimate learn-as-you-go job, where something that worked one day may or may not work the next. What seems logical and rational may not cut it. I have been in leadership and people consulting …

Parenting

HGTV's Jonathan Scott Shares 5 Smart Ways to Reclaim Wasted Space

1/6<p>Jonathan Scott<p>Fans of HGTV's Property Brothers are probably used to seeing host Jonathan Scott carry out huge renovations and complete home …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks