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How Jeff Bezos Hires Great People

Amazon’s hiring practices recently had a spotlight moment after a partner at the startup incubator, Y Combinator, tweeted about it. Its guiding principles for hiring are pulled from Amazon’s 1998 shareholder letter, in which Bezos argues that “setting the bar high in our approach to hiring has …

Employment

Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K

New Zealand–based Build Tiny launches a stylish tiny abode that can be ordered move-in ready or prepped for personalization.<p>The Buster Tiny House is the latest design from Build Tiny, a family-owned business that constructs exquisite tiny homes from their own workshop in Katikati, New …

Solar Panels

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

Apple Store

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

Chris Paul promotes healthier habits for young athletes — starting with sports drinks

Up until Chris Paul moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to join the Clippers , the NBA star didn’t consider himself particularly health-conscious; his beverage of choice tended to be sugary, chemical-filled sports drinks that he picked off the shelves because of how they were marketed.<p>“I didn’t know any …

Chris Paul

36 Hours in Chiang Mai

Traditionally, tourists have trekked to the star of Thailand’s north in search of M.E.A.T.: markets, elephants, artisans and temples. And Chiang Mai, a laid-back old riverside city whose population (fewer than 200,000) is a fraction of Bangkok’s (more than eight million), obliges those fantasies. …

Chiang Mai

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

An 8-Year Study Reveals the Key to a High-Performing Culture--and 8 Ways to Build It

Build trust and fuel organizational performance by focusing on these 8 components.<p>You can invest in the latest technology, lean out processes, and add as many extra employee incentives as you want. However, if you're going to motivate your workforce and create a high-performing organization, then …

Employee Engagement

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Detailed Bangkok Travel Guide: Things to Do and See & Avoid in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is one of the world’s top tourist destinations in Thailand. If you are planning to visit Thailand’s capital, here you are giving information …

Science Reveals The Best Times To Network, Quit Your Job, And Host Meetings

Did you know that your mood and energy levels have natural daily rhythms? And that because of that, you can structure your day and your tasks according to when each will be best-suited for highest outcomes?<br>Thanks to best-selling author Daniel Pink’s latest release <i>WHEN: The Scientific Secrets Of</i> …

Time Management

This 27-year-old Saved $80,000 in 3 Years to Take a Mini-retirement and Travel the World

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>For Kyle Stimpson and his partner Lauren, opting for a mini-retirement over an early …

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Retirement planning: Go abroad and you can live nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, ranks the five best places to retire and coast on $30,000 a year.<p>To be sure, retiring in a new …

Retirement

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Motivation

A football player went viral for this workout move, so now lots of athletes are showing off they can do it

Don’t try this at home, folks.<p>In mid June, Buffalo Bulls sophomore receiver Jovany Ruiz went viral on Twitter for this excruciating-looking hamstring workout:<p>Without using his hands or moving his feet or knees, he goes from here, at which point most of us would fall flat on the ground and shatter …

Kansas City Chiefs

You Need a Life Strategy Because Extraordinary Lives Don't Happen by Accident

No extraordinary person started out that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To achieve the life you want, one that will truly make you satisfied, you need to prioritize it above all else. If you want a life of success, a life filled with spiritual happiness shared with …

Motivation

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

Why Warren Buffett’s ‘20-Slot Rule’ Will Make You Insanely Successful and Wealthy

Warren Buffett’s simple rule can make you more productive, wealthy, and happy.<p>Warren Buffett’s enormous wealth is only matched by his incredibly …

The 15 Best Healthy Late-Night Snacks

It’s well after dark and your stomach is rumbling.<p>The challenge is figuring out what you can eat that’s quick, tasty and won’t cause you to pack on …

Nutrition

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible and tell …

The Brain

An Agent’s Guide to Navigating the NBA Draft Combine

<i>The Crossover presents a series of entries from former player agent, Matt Babcock. Over the remaining weeks leading up to the 2018 NBA Draft, he will</i> …

How Some Are Using a Pill to Become Smarter

What if you could simply take a pill that would instantly make you more intelligent? One that would enhance your cognitive capabilities including …

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

Lawn Mowing

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …