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See How This Guy Transformed His Bathroom Floor Into A Starry Night Sky

This guy transformed his bathroom floor into a beautiful starry night sky, and he has provided the instructions for anyone else to do it too! …

Home Improvement

How to: Make a DIY Reclaimed Wood Storage Box from a Wooden Block

Making a bandsaw box is a great starter project for learning how to expand your talents in the shop. Just a few steps transforms a block into a great …

9 Daily Habits of Exceptional Entrepreneurs

<i>“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”</i> – Samuel Johnson<p>What you do is important, but what …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

The most productive people all have certain habits in their daily routines that contribute to their success. They understand that their success …

Motivation

6 Actionable Tasks You Can Do Today to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you more successful today than you were yesterday?<p>If you are an entrepreneur, this is most likely your goal. No matter what kind of entrepreneurial niche you find yourself …

Entrepreneurship

Now Hear This: 9 Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind and Soul

Headphones and earbuds ever’where. You see people wearing them while shopping at the grocery store, driving their cars, walking down the street, …

Self-improvement

How To: Buy, Design or Build DIY Cargo Container Homes

A perfect example of thinking outside the box and living within one. – but what is really involved when buying, designing or building cargo container …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your morning routine can set you up for massive success the whole …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

Apps

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)

<i>We're republishing this post, originally written in 2014, because back-to-school, return-to-reality season is upon us.</i><p><i>Think you don't have time to plan ahead? Here are ten lunches you can pack in less than five minutes.</i><p>This one goes out to all you busy bees who claim you don't have time to pack …

Healthy Eating

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

6 Things You Need To Know About Protein

You may think the more protein the better, right? Not necessarily so! Here's some essential information you need to know about protein in your diet.

Protein