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The 21st Century’s 12 greatest novels

Books

Four Words That Every Entrepreneur Succeeds Or Fails By

This year our company, Fishbowl, is putting it all on the line for four magic words: Mind Your Own Business!<p>Minding your own business can be compared to driving a state-of-the-art sports car. Why own a Lamborghini if you can’t open the doors and shift it out of first gear? Operating a successful …

Entrepreneurship

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Web Design

Why Doing Nothing Is the Key to Happiness

Attention and focus are hard to come by. Starbucks built a $13 billion business because we need help paying attention. Psychiatrists increasingly diagnose "adult attention deficit disorder" and prescribe Ritalin for grownups who can't focus or pay attention. But are coffee and prescription speed …

The 21st Century’s 12 greatest novels

Books

Have you read the 21st-century's 'greatest novel so far'?

Books by Zadie Smith, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan are in the top 20 of BBC Culture's poll of American critics to find today's best novel<p><b>The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao</b>, the debut novel by acclaimed Dominican short story writer Junot Díaz, has been hailed as the greatest novel of the 21st …

How to Stop Killing Your Own Happiness

<i>“If you are unhappy with your life and the state of the world, the best place to start changing things is within yourself.”</i><i></i> <i>- Bryant McGill</i>One of my …

Happiness

How to Write: A Year in Advice from David Mitchell, Yiyun Li, and More

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>2014 was the second year of “By Heart,” <i>The</i> <i>Atlantic</i>’s weekly series about writing, artistic influence, and the creative process. Though the series is based on a formula—artistic creators choose a favorite …

Books review of 2014: novel ways of seeing

Some of the best books of 2014 have defied the conventions of genre, but two young writers of fiction have triumphed, says Gaby Wood<p>Earlier this year, Rachel Cusk claimed she’d lost faith in fiction. It seemed “fake and embarrassing”, she said; in her view, autobiography was “increasingly the only …

Books

6 Things That Separate the Great Entrepreneurs From the Rest | Inc.com

<i>We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>to share their thoughts on what it takes to be a great entrepreneur. Here's what they had to say:</i><p><b>Grit</b><p>"One characteristic which separates good entrepreneurs from great ones is <i>grit</i>. Being an entrepreneur isn't easy, and you won't always make …

Entrepreneurship

You Have the Power to Rewire Your Brain for More Joy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seeking to find happiness through a job before you find happiness on a personal level is like trying to stand on stilts in quicksand.<p>That’s how Anahita Moghaddam feels about it, anyway. As founder of Neural Beings, a coaching practice …

North Korea releases Americans Bae, Miller

After months in detention, two Americans who had been held prisoner in North Korea soon will be back in the United States following a rare visit by a top U.S. official to the reclusive nation and a letter from President Barack Obama.<p>Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, the last two Americans …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …