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4 Tips a Life Coach Gave Me About My Style Insecurities

As an adult, we're supposed to give up our security blankets (full disclosure, I still have a stuffed animal sitting on my bed). But at a time when I …

Clothing

17 Movies Streaming On Amazon Prime With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

If you're in the mood for a really good movie — like, highly rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes — then boy is this a list for you. Even better, these …

$9 billion startup Stripe just launched a new tool to solve a 'universal problem' with running a business

On Thursday, Stripe launched Sigma — a tool to help its customers analyze and make sense of the vast amounts of payments data that flows in and out of its service. The end result is giving businesses a deep and always-fresh view into the flow of money in and out of their coffers, where before they …

10 Udemy Courses Under $100 That Could Help You Make $1,000 (or More)

Never stop improving your entrepreneurial portfolio.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>EXCLUSIVE: $10 Course Promo Expires June 30, 2017</b><p>There’s always something you can add to …

Marketing

Shamrock Shake Meets Oreos in Grasshopper Pie

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F.<p><b>Make the crust:</b> Place the cookies and salt in the bowl of a food processor …

Baking

7 flawless TV series from 2016 that you seriously need to watch if you haven't yet

2016 has taken a lot from us, but it also gave us some of the most original and innovative TV shows to have ever graced our screens. Thanks to the …

Download Content for Offline Viewing Before You Travel This Summer

The summer travel season is prime time for offline viewing. And if you're among the millions of Americans who'll take that long-planned trip to …

Backed Into a Small Corner | Tiny Home Hacks From a Design Expert

During the fall of 2015, a sequence of events had me feeling like Dorothy in a tornado of change. This funnel cloud arose suddenly, and, due to its unforeseen nature, required rapid response, demanded quick decision making, and gobbled up all sorts of resources.<p>First, my residence was swallowed up. …

Storage Ideas

With This Technique, You’ll Never Have to Chop Another Clove of Garlic

You're still mincing your garlic? Get with the times, man.<p>What if we told you that everything you knew about garlic was a lie? The vampires. The mincing. Well, just those two things really. Cooking chopped garlic is a frustrating pursuit. The smaller pieces brown before the slightly larger ones, …

Lessons Learned: How To Go From Intrapreneur To Entrepreneur

Since I started writing this blog, I’ve had inquiries from more and more people who want to be entrepreneurs. Most of the time their first question is how do I get started?<p>Then a lot of the times I hear, “I’m tired of working for someone I need my own thing” or “I think I’m going to take a leap of …

10 Tips For Writing An Effective Business Plan For Its Startup - OLBlog

<b>Writing a Business Plan</b> (BP or business plan) can seem daunting if you’ve never done before. Writing a business plan can help you determine if your …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

This Florida Town Wants to Be the Most Sustainable in America

Babcock Ranch may look like the many of the other burgeoning housing developments in southwest Florida. Thousands of acres of land in the development …

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

5 Mindful Ways to Help Someone who is Hurting.

We’ve all been there.<p>We see someone hurting. Maybe it’s someone we love, or someone we don’t even know. But because they are hurting, <i>we</i> are …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Travel

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks