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This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that starting a business has become trendy. Everybody on social media seems to be talking about how easy it is to become an entrepreneur.<p>But just like …

Next Insurance raises $29 million to create customized policies for small businesses

Next Insurance, a startup that wants to make it simpler for small businesses to find coverage, has raised a $29 million Series A. The round was led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures, the venture capital arm of German insurance company Munich Re. Existing investors including Markel and Nationwide, also …

17 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes for Leaders and Managers

As we all know, being a leader or manager is not easy. Here are some words of wisdom to inspire you.<p>As we all know, being a leader is not easy. Managers and leaders alike have to coordinate multiple facets of an organization, seamlessly keeping it on its feet no matter what obstacles you might …

Motivation

How I Wrote Two Full-Length Novels in 18 Months

My debut novel, <i>The Biographies of Ordinary People: Volume 1: 1989–2000</i>, releases on May 23, 2017. The sequel, which covers the years 2004–2016, is …

The Top 10 Tips For Plotting And Finishing A Book

If you are looking for help in writing your story it is probably because you have tried to just sit down and be creative. This seldom works.<p>You have …

Creative Writing

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds

A super simple strategy that can help you beat procrastination, break bad habits, and improve performance -- all in just 5 seconds.<p>In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had …

Rang

Can Craigslist Be Killed? These Startups Are Taking Aim

It’s nearing bedtime for Asher Huzar, but on a Tuesday night at 7:30 he ducks the rules, wriggles out from the dinner table and disappears to the basement for playtime. By the time his father, Nick Huzar, checks in on him, 3-year-old Asher has inflated his indoor bounce house, which provides him …

Mary Meeker

6 unusual habits of the world's most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I've developed an obsession with …

The Story Cure: How to Revise a Draft Without Going Crazy

Working one-on-one with first-time memoirists and novelists at various summer writing workshops over the past many years, I often find myself needing to deliver the hard news. Perhaps the most difficult lesson I have to pass along is this:<p>Once you are done writing your book, you aren’t really done …

Writing

When arthritis meds don’t work, there are alternatives. But avoid some

If you’re one of the more than 30 million Americans with osteoarthritis, or OA, the most common form of arthritis, you’ve probably thought about treatments other than medication to ease pain. About 40 percent of those with arthritis have tried a complementary or alternative therapy such as …

Tai Chi

9 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness …

Happiness

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

Happiness

4 Actions to Immediately Increase Your Confidence

Each of us wants change in our lives. We want to become a highly acclaimed speaker, a best-selling author. We want to move up the ladder at work, or build a business empire. We want to introduce ourselves to an important person or ask for a raise at work.<p>Yet, there's a hitch: While many of us want …

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The Best and Worst Ways to Connect With VCs

It's remarkably hard to connect with top tier investors. Find out how to increase the odds of getting a VC to meet with you.<p>Wow, I can't believe just over a month ago I quit my job. I knew it was time.<p>Since then, I've been focused on raising money for my new startup company. That has meant a lot of …

Venture Capital

5 Success Tips From a Multimillionaire Who Used to Work at Kmart

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>An immigrant who started out stocking shelves shares his best advice for creating massive success.<p>A brain trust of high-level entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a look at entrepreneur Manny …

Motivation

Yes, You Can Measure White Privilege

Tax credits, school choice and 'neovouchers': What you need to know

As Republican lawmakers craft a tax reform bill, there’s speculation on the import taxes, value-added taxes and tax cuts it may usher in. Meanwhile, …

Education

Hot flashes may indicate heart disease risk

A new study finds a link between the common hot flashes experienced by most women around the time of their menopause, and vascular health. The study …

Napoleon Hill's 17 Principles of Personal Achievement

Napoleon Hill is one of the bestselling authors of all time with his book titled <i>Think and Grow Rich.</i> Throughout the 20th century he developed a cult …

Self-improvement

10 Apps and Tools to Make Your Small Business Better and More Efficient

When you don't have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes.<p>For many startups, achieving meaningful growth -- the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers -- means having the right tools. While larger companies can usually …

5 Secrets to Getting (and Staying) Organized

It's spring cleaning time. These simple tasks will get you organized and keep you that way.<p>In my last post, I shared five things you'll never see organized people do. I learned this from observing highly organized friends and colleagues--and the help of a productivity specialist, Lori Krolik, …

Productivity

9 Toxic Attitudes That Push Happiness Away From You

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, we only get life once and we want to make the most of it.<p>But most of us find that happiness is …

12 Things People Who Live With Their Head In The Clouds Would Like You To Know

It's totally possible to really like someone and still have trouble paying attention to EVERYthing they say.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Why your good intentions could be bad for your health

Have you ever noticed how often you say “I should” to something? Have you also noticed the reluctance you feel as soon as you say that word?<p>The best way to think of “should” is as a red flag, a warning that what you’re pushing yourself to do is less likely to benefit you than it would if you did …

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Get Rid of Your Fear of Failure

A fear is such a special emotion that is pre-programmed into all people and animals as an instinctual response to potential danger. Speaking …

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Warren Buffett's view on Real Estate

Warren Buffett

The Way We Teach Math Is Holding Women Back

First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students …