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30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life - TODAY.com

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>Closed …

Research

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 …

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. …

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 …

Self-improvement

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, …

Self-help

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 …

Self-improvement

10 movies every entrepreneur should watch and why

Hollywood loves a good story, and what better story is there than a story about someone facing the struggles of trying to succeed in business? From scrappy underdogs trying to succeed against powerful, established competitors to simple explorations of the daily struggles faced by business, there …

Entrepreneurship

Get Off the Couch! 99 Free Things to Do Outside the Home

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 …

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 …

Happiness

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 …

Graphic Design

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 …

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) …

Leadership

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 …

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

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

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 …

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, …

Personal Finance

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 …

Small Business

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, …

Books

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 …

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 …

Entrepreneurship

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

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 attitude to leisure as well as work. Others have had to make changes to their lives themselves by deciding to work less days or choosing jobs …

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Innovation

Old Clothes, New Social Enterprises.

socialenterprises

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 …

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 …