Miranda Shelton

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How This Entrepreneur Made $1 Million Last Year Just By Talking

Inspiring business and life lessons lie within the story of a most unlikely millionaire.<p>Scott Stratten has always been an entrepreneur, a word he jokingly tells me is Latin for "terrible employee".<p>After short stints in sales and HR in his early twenties working for "the man," he soon realized he …

Mom, Dad, and Your Wealth Plan

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — For most of your childhood, you relied on Mom and Dad to take care of you — providing you with clothing and shelter, a college …

Retirement

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

This one WhatsApp feature can make or break relationships

LONDON — Staring down at my phone's screen, I can feel the panic rising inside of me as my finger hovers over the bright green app. My heart's …

Ignore Most Productivity Advice: This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Know About Habits

Wake up early? Journal? Meditate? Here's the trouble with these and other oft-recommended habits.<p>If you're looking to increase your productivity, there's no shortage of advice out there. Sir Richard Branson thinks you should wake up at 5am every day. Or maybe try journaling. Others swear by …

1 million people are now connecting to Facebook without leaving a digital trail

In a Facebook note, software engineer Alec Muffett said the number of Facebook over Tor users over an average 30-day period has about doubled in less than a year, now hitting 1 million.<p>"This growth is a reflection of the choices that people make to use Facebook over Tor, and the value that it …

Making the Toughest Decision of Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized that you’ve been on the wrong path and there’s no way to turn back the hands of time, then you’ve experienced one of life’s worst feelings: regret mixed with hopelessness, since there’s simply …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Conquering Fear, According to This Top Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Social psychologist, Harvard Professor, author and public speaker Amy Cuddy delivered a phenomenally popular TED Talk in 2012, sharing how clear, nonverbal techniques can liberate an individual from anxiety riddled moments with a strategic change in body position. But, the TED Talk is only one of …

Body Language

The List: 7 Classic Scents to Consider

<b>New perfumes are released every season, yet many are destined to disappear without a trace. The following seven classic scents have withstood the test of time and are worth considering once again.</b><p>"The sun has set, but night has not yet fallen. It's the suspended hour...the hour when one finally …

The Simple Success Tip Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Used for Good or Evil (and That's Exactly Why You Need It) | Inc.com

"The power to do good is also the power to do harm."<p>--Milton Friedman<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a fan of developing emotional intelligence. Put simply, emotional intelligence (EI) is a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and that of others), and use …

Psychology

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Chernobyl and Fukushima contamination 'a risk for decades or even centuries to come', warns Greenpeace

Report released ahead of fifth anniversary of Fukushima disaster says people will be living with legacy of world's two worst nuclear accidents for years<p>Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, people living in affected areas are still consuming contaminated food and drink and coming into …

Environmental Health

Medicare Looks To Cut Drug Costs By Changing How It Pays Doctors

Medicare is going to test new ways to reimburse doctors for medications, in hopes they'll choose less expensive drugs.<p>The plan would alter Medicare Part B, which pays for medicines administered in doctors offices or outpatient hospital clinics — to eliminate incentives for doctors to use the most …

Pentagon report justifies deployment of military spy drones over the U.S.

The Pentagon has deployed drones to spy over U.S. territory for non-military missions over the past decade, but the flights have been rare and lawful, according to a new report.<p>The report by a Pentagon inspector general, made public under a Freedom of Information Act request, said spy drones on …

This Remix To Bieber’s “Love Yourself” Is Fire

How Much Debt Is Too Much?

If you think the answer is simple, you may not understand the question.<p>That’s often true in life, but particularly so when we’re talking about debt. …

5 Lingerie Brands Challenging Victoria’s Secret's Sex Game

Is Victoria’s Secret starting to lose its relevance, even a little bit?<p>Founded in 1977, Victoria’s Secret has long been the leader in the women’s …

Should Your Small Business Create a Snapchat Geofilter?

Snapchat has made it easier for brands to create their own geofilters, but should small businesses invest in this?<p>For brands trying to connect with …

Would-be ISIS teen brides saved after France launches nationwide hunt

Two French girls who ran away to be ISIS brides after becoming radicalized were saved from their deadly misadventure Sunday after classmates alerted police and touched off a national search.<p>The girls, identified as Israe, 15, and Louisa, 16, were planning to go to Syria to join the terrorist army, …

Citizen scientists help NASA researchers understand auroras - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Space weather scientist Liz MacDonald has seen auroras more than five times in her life, but it was the aurora she didn't see that affected her the …

This Thermos Is the Next Best Thing to an IV Drip of Tea

The sleek and stylish thermos that keeps us drinking our favorite teas at the office all day long.<p>We spend over 40 hours at our desks each week. To make it work, we keep our headphone game tight and religiously follow the commandments of lunch al desko (i.e., we're not afraid of stocking our desk …

Coffee

Hulk Hogan says he was 'completely humiliated' by sex video

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan said Monday he was "completely humiliated" by the publication of a video showing him …

'Root of all evil' found in the brain by scientists

The part of the brain which switches on before aggressive behaviour is anatomically known as the ventrolateral part of the ventromedial hypothalamus.<p>The ‘root of all evil’ has been discovered by scientists who found that a distinct part of the brain fires up before premeditated nefarious acts are …

Neuroscience

Sony’s A6300 mirrorless camera has 4K video and fast autofocus

A long-awaited update to the A6000 is finally here<p>Sony finally announced the followup to 2014's A6000 mirrorless camera, and it looks really good. The new Sony A6300 packs a 24.2-megapixel sensor, shoots 4K footage, and will cost $1,000 ($1,150 with a 16-50mm kit lens) when it goes on sale in …

13 Google Chrome hacks that will boost your productivity

While there are many websites out there that can suck your time, there are also web extensions and programs people have created to help you focus. With them, you can limit the amount of time you waste on social media, quickly find the site you're looking for, and even improve your writing so you …

Productivity

How to recover money you didn't know was lost

Did you know that in 2013, there was $58 billion worth of unclaimed cash and benefits in the United States?<p>That figure may seem outrageous, especially if you track every dollar you earn or receive. You wouldn't let any money of yours wander away unaccounted for, right?<p>Maybe, but it's surprisingly …

How Much These Money Habits Can Hurt Your Credit Score

Credit can impact everything from your monthly bills to your ability to buy a home. So if you have a solid score, you want to keep it that way. There …

Personal Finance

6 Ways Good Documentation Can Save Your Small Business Money

If you're like most small business owners, you spend a lot of your time researching ways to save money. After all, running a business can quickly break the bank. There are office supplies to buy, employees to pay, and software to purchase and install, among many other things.<p><b>Saving Money with</b> …

Why Your Withdrawal Rate Matters More Than Your Asset Allocation In Retirement

An annual rate of 3 to 4% is your best bet.<p>Achieving the right balance between stocks and bonds is a key concern for retirees wary of exhausting …