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Savvy Entrepreneurs Who Don't Waste Time: The One Page Business Plan - OLBlog

<i>Often, I hear from entrepreneurs who want to write a business planand can’t figure out what they need from what they don’t. It can quickly become a</i> …

6 Tools That Get Work Done Faster So You Can Work Less

We all dream of shorter workdays or workweeks, but with advanced tools to help you work faster and smarter, it’s no longer a pipe dream for more than one in five Americans who work from home.<p>You can now get more work done faster than ever before, whether working from the same location or remotely. …

Project Management

How to Create a Killer Website – Part Two

I’m sitting in a Palm Springs hotel room, staring out at a bright blue pool. There’s an oversized donut floatie is calling my name. But until I can …

Get green: how to bring the outdoors indoors

Anyone who has seen the 1968 film The Party starring Peter Sellers will recall the setting of the infamous soirée. The head of the movie studio's home boasts ficus plants and philodendrons potted around sunken seating, with spider plants hanging from the ceiling; there's even an indoor pond with …

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Entrepreneurship

The One Behavior That Stands Between Success and Failure

Want to advance your business and career? Follow up more.<p>Famously, Woody Allen once said that "80 percent of success is showing up." If only it was that easy.<p>Showing up--or just getting to where you need to be--is nothing compared to the importance of follow up, which is to say, staying on top of a …

Note-Taking

Dallas Shooter Micah Johnson Was Army Veteran and 'Loner'

The sniper who shot a dozen Dallas police officers, killing five, is an Army veteran and a "loner" who had no criminal record but a pile of weapons and bomb-making materials in his house, officials said.<p>Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, left the Army Reserve in 2015, nine months after returning from a …

Law Enforcement

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates – “Wealthiest Man in World” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share70<p>+13<p>Shares 118<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

Self-improvement

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

10 must-have accessories for every Canon DSLR owner

Whether you’ve just got yourself a Canon DSLR like the EOS Rebel T7i (EOS 800D) or EOS Rebel SL2 (EOS 200D), or have owned one for a while, the …

10 packaging and branding trends every designer needs to know

Today's world is all about making connections. Packaging design as an immediate and physical point 
of connection and a communicator of the big idea …

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier

The U.S. ranks No. 13, according to the World Happiness Report.<p>It should come as no surprise that you can't buy satisfaction and happiness. If you could, the wealthiest country in the world, the U.S., would also be the happiest, offering the greatest chance for a satisfying life. Yet the 2016 …

Happiness

Are You an Innovator or Executor? Take This Quiz to Find Out

A traditional view of entrepreneurs is that they are creative individuals who tinker in garages, lack social skills and can’t run anything. So when their innovation starts gaining traction, they need to bring in an MBA to run the company. Of course, this is not always true as many innovative …

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight<p>In the Spring many people attempt to get a Summer beach body by turning to fad diets, crazy exercise plans, …

Google launches Gboard, an iOS keyboard that lets you search without a browser

Google this morning launched a new application for iOS devices called Gboard that puts the power of Google search directly into your mobile device’s keyboard. This keyboard had been rumored to be in development earlier this year, and it appears the original reports were accurate. Not only does the …

Apps

The 1 Quick Question That Will Instantly Make You More Productive

Goodbye cluttered to-do list, hello laser focus.<p>You're blurry-eyed and slack-jawed at your desk, staring at a to-do list so long you feel like you could wrap it around the entire earth -- twice. Yes, we've all found ourselves in this stressful situation every now and then.<p>Facing a to-do list that …

Productivity

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Floating urban greenhouse produces clean energy and organic food

With land costs skyrocketing in cities, it’s more important than ever to take creative space-saving approaches to urban design. That’s why design …