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#startTODAY with Hoda: 30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>FOLLOW …

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes To Enlighten You

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regirious meditation practice and insight into daily …

Meditation

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Biotechnology

Want to Improve Your Life and be a Better Person? Read These Books

<i>“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –</i><b>Helen Exley</b><p>These are best sellers. You have probably read …

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

21 Business Books Worth Reading at Least Once a Year

The right expert advice at the right time can often offer you a shortcut to success. Here are 21 books capable of doing exactly that.<p>As the saying goes: "Leaders must be readers." But, let's face it, you can also waste a lot of time reading the wrong books that don't offer the value you're looking …

10 movies every entrepreneur should watch and why

AOL

The Highs and Lows of Being an Idealist

Advice 5 hours ago<p>The Highs and Lows of Being an Idealist<p>by Ashling Lee<p>POPSUGAR Photography / Sisilia Piring<p>Photography 5 hours ago<p>Wow, the Honeymoon Capital of the World Is Trashed and Abandoned — See the Creepy Photos<p>by Macy Cate Williams<p>Tattoos 5 hours ago<p>These 37 Small Quote Tattoos Will Help …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

Happiness

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

30 Mission-Driven Startups You Should Know

Many in Silicon Valley aspire to build products and companies that have the potential to create positive change on a large scale. Often, however, …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

10 Must-have apps every startup needs right now

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 42<p>We all like things that make our lives a little easier and this is even more true in our working lives. Startups are …

Apps

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Public Speaking

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

Public Speaking

Life After the 9-5: Three Essential Tips to Being a Successful Entrepreneur

When I was leaving my well paid job to set up Welcome BE, some thought I was making a huge mistake.<p>I had been a dedicated corporate workhorse for 14 years, how would I manage without the blinkers that had led me to the heights of "career success"? How would I deal with... <i>freedom</i>?<p><b>Entrepreneurship is</b> …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

Charlie Munger

The Startup Strategy Canvas - Business Model Canvas 3.0

<b>Startup Strategy Canvas – Business Model Canvas 3.0</b> <b><br>Author: Simon Gifford. Co-founder and CEO of Mashauri Limited.</b><p><b>Introduction</b><br>The first part of this …

Product Management

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Retirement

100 Awesome Business Ideas For 2016

Are you planning to start <b>most profitable small businesses in 2016</b>? If yes then here are the <b>100 awesome business ideas 2016</b> for you to start a small …

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

8 Thought-Provoking Motivational Books That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Most of us live in a certain set pattern. We think and behave the same way for years and wonder why we are always getting the same results. The need …

Work-life balance – readers' stories: 'It was hard work, now it's paying off'

We asked Guardian readers in the UK to share their experiences of achieving a successful work-life balance. Here are some of their stories<p>Some Guardian readers who responded to our call out for experiences of work-life balance were fortunate to have employers who actively encouraged a positive …

Old Clothes, New Social Enterprises.

Old Clothes, New Social Enterprises.<p>The Cases of Roba Amiga and Two Iniciatives in Senegal.<p>By ESADE Institute for Social Innovation and Foundation Abertis.

Do You Want to Be Truly Rich? What I Learned From a Weekend With a Multimillionaire

The brilliant business insights were only the beginning.<p>Building a successful business takes a lot.<p>The greatest entrepreneurs start by identifying a problem, then creating an effective solution. If you want to push forward, you'll also need a hardworking spirit and the ability to remain resilient …

Business Strategy

Want a holistic view of the world of social innovation? Try these four books.

Human Journey<p>We’re seeing a steady stream of great books hitting the shelves at the moment, each focusing on a different aspect of the technology/social innovation debate. While some offer hardcore theory and research, others offer softer inspiration and advice. One day we’ll have a book which …

Innovation

Report: Social Insights on Top 40 Enterprise Innovators on Twitter

Social media has become an effective vehicle for establishing thought leadership. In recent years, the number of social media users who are on a site …

Innovation

Top 10 Social Innovation Breakthroughs of 2015

From New York City subways approving period advertisements to crowdsourced legislation, so far 2015 has been an incredible year for social innovation …

Sustainable Business