Matt Calvin

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5 Strategies For Starting A Business From Scratch

When starting a business from scratch, it’s important to find the very best tools that will give you the fewest headaches. Below, I will highlight the five strategies that played a crucial role in the development of my company and how I approached each.<p><b>Build A Website</b><p>WordPress is a great platform …

Small Business

Lagniappe Turned This Millennial's Side Hustle Into A Million-Dollar Enterprise

I have long argued that side hustles develop entrepreneurial muscle and can lead to significant and unforeseen outcomes. Thus, it’s not surprising I was drawn to Larry Morrow’s book, All Bets On Me.<p><b>Greathouse:</b> Hey Larry. Nice job on your book – it’s inspirational and contains worthwhile advice for …

Entrepreneurship

Looking for a Lucrative Side Hustle? Try Investing.

Investing is one second job that allows both freedom and, possibly, great return.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town breaks down the benefits of taking on a second job in investing.<p>Investing as a second job …

Investing

The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Thanks to its geysers and grizzlies, the 3,500-square-mile Yellowstone, our …

National Parks

Go Here Not There: Five Brilliant Alternatives To Expensive Destinations...

Goodbye, pushy tourists…<p>Social media has changed the world more than anyone could’ve ever fathomed. It’s not only turned tragically cat obsessed …

European Travel

Want to Become Smarter? Learn the Difference Between the 3 Types of 'Smart'

Being wise and learned are better things to strive for.<p><i>Which habits should you practice (and avoid) to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, software</b> …

Quora

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Everything You Need To Know About Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a big job (even if you have a tiny kitchen!), so it makes sense that you'd have a lot of questions about the process. …

Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected places

Photographers

Holly Morris: Why stay in Chernobyl? Because it's home.

Chernobyl

Pico Iyer: Where is home?

TED Talks

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Swiss Alps

11 Passive Income Ideas You Can Use to Make Money Without Working

Or, while you're working on generating even more revenue.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner and certified financial planner Jeff Rose knows how you can multiply your money over time by making smart investments and financial decisions. …

Business Strategy

10 Brilliant Storage Ideas to Steal from These Tiny Airbnbs

If you want to (affordably) escape to an amazing city, renting a tiny Airbnb might be your best bet to get the perfect location. And one of my …

Everything You Need to Know to See the Northern Lights in Norway

Anyone planning a Northern Lights hunt in Norway needs to know their geography.<p>This long, thin country's capital, Oslo, is too far south of the …

Northern Lights

'Shark Tank's' Lori Greiner on the Do's and Don'ts of Pitching

The Queen of QVC explains what you should and shouldn't do during your next pitch meeting.<p>3 min read<p>Lori Greiner knows how to sell an idea. Nicknamed "The Queen of QVC," she has made a small fortune convincing TV shoppers to buy her numerous inventions, including the Scrub Daddy and the Simply Fit …

Entrepreneurship

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read

With Christmas around the corner, why not ask for the gift of reading the same books billionaires read?<p>Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day …

Bill Gates

How Your Brain Benefits From the Long Labor Day Weekend

An argument for the permanent three-day weekend.<p>Some Americans will head out of town or host epic end-of-summer barbecues this long Labor Day …

Sleep

10 Home Upgrades That Boost Resale Value -- and How to Pay for Them

The housing market is still recovering, but these updates are full of earning potential.<p>Like most HGTV addicts, I caught the home renovation bug …

Largest-ever modular Gomos building to be completed in just a few months

The future of construction looks to be pretty exciting, thanks to modular systems like Gomos Housing, which let you build adjustable structures in a …

The construction industry has a productivity problem

<b>The Economist has some suggestions for fixing it. We have more.</b><p>For years, everyone has been complaining that we still build our homes and buildings …

Three construction innovations that will change the way we build

A number of companies are competing to find ways to automate construction, using bricklaying robots and machines that can 3D print with …

Innovation

How To Get a High-End Living Room Look on a Real Life Budget

Built in 1928, this Michigan house came with plenty of architectural charm when Justin bought it, but it needed updating. And that's just what Justin …

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader

How Much Work Being Part-Time Really Takes<p>Updated September 05, 2017<p>You may be interested in day trading, but don't want to pursue it as a career or …

Trading

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

Self-improvement

27 Stylish Ikea Transformations That Will Make Your Stuff Look Expensive

♬ "Lemme upgrade you." ♬

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very …

Self-improvement