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The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

Self-improvement

Eye Candy: 20 Rare Bauhaus Postcards

In 1923, the Bauhaus school of design held its first major exhibition to show the world–and those funding it–what it had been up to since opening its doors four years earlier. The landmark event helped signal a shift in the arts world from crafts to industry, and to publicize it, Bauhaus students …

Art

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

Olafur Eliasson: ‘I am not special’

As well as his fabled Tate Modern sun, the ever-modest Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson has made waterfalls in New York and rivers run green all over the world. But what’s he up to in Manchester with Wayne McGregor and Jamie xx?<p>Olafur Eliasson, the Icelandic-Danish artist who will probably …

All the things Wired got hilariously wrong in its legendary 1997 story on how to 'save' Apple

Founder Steve Jobs had just rejoined after being kicked out years earlier — but wasn't in a position of any real authority. Microsoft was easily dominating the PC industry, and Apple's long-term prospects were looking bleak. The article was one of the best-read stories in tech at the time and came …

Tim Cook

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great …

47 Ways To Avoid A Bad Day

Once in a while we all wake up with that feeling that nothing will go right that day, we are cranky, we miss the commuter to work, and we are late to …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

12 Easy Ways to Be More Productive at Work

Credit: Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock<p>There are thousands of productivity apps and tools on the market promising to help you increase your performance, …

Time Management

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their …

Self-improvement

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

24 Steps for the Most Productive 24-Hour Day

“Rome wasn’t built in a day” is a saying that demonstrates the need for time to create great things. Mastering a skill, craft, or habit can take a …

World faces 40% water shortfall in 15 years: U.N.

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—As the global economy grows, the world is going to get a lot more thirsty in 2030 if steps aren’t taken to cut back on …

Popular Weed-Killer Is Probably Carcinogenic, WHO Says

LONDON (AP) — One of the world's most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.<p>The decision was made by IARC, the France-based cancer research arm of the World Health Organization, …

How to use Evernote for business and boost your productivity

If you’re a freelancer, consultant, service provider or work on side projects or for multiple companies, it feels like you’re working on a million …

5 Everyday Things That Are Actually Making You Dumber

Don't Delay! 6 Hacks For Fighting Financial Procrastination

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>With the start of every new year comes all of those resolutions that you’re absolutely, positively, definitely going to tackle.<p>You’ll be better at balancing your checkbook. You’ll finally kick your retirement savings into high gear. And you’re not going to …