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A former lawyer who's been running a business remotely for 8 years shares her favorite tools for working on the road

Spotty Wi-Fi, noisy cafes, and constantly changing time zones are all par for the course.<p>But these stumbling blocks haven't stopped Jodi Ettenberg, a former corporate lawyer who left the legal profession to travel in 2008, from working while roaming from continent to continent.<p>Ettenberg sustains …

Project Management

Richard D. Wolff: Poverty Has Always Accompanied Capitalism

"Poverty has always accompanied capitalism," says author and economist Richard D. Wolff. "As an economic system, it has proven to be as successful in …

Summer Streamlining: 7 Tools to Help You Automate Your Workload

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s summer, and that means nice weather, pool parties, beach days and relaxation. Summer shouldn’t mean long days at the office, cooped up in a small space and missing all the outdoor fun. If the latter describes how you’ve been spending …

Social Media

Alvin Toffler Saw The Future Before It Arrived

The noted futurist passed away last week at the age of 87.<p>Alvin Toffler, the noted futurist, passed away last week. He was 87. Toffler saw it all before it happened. Through his seminal books, <i>Future Shock</i> (1970) and <i>The Third Wave,</i> (1980) he accurately predicted the trajectory technology and society …

Try These Two Mental Techniques To Feel Less Time Pressure - PsyBlog

Both techniques can reduce that anxious, rushed feeling on a daily basis, research finds.<p>It can feel like we have less and less time to get the …

Savemoney

There's about to be huge upheaval in the financial world

One thing is certain, however: The investment-banking industry, and international finance more broadly, is likely going to change in a profound way.<p>The vote to leave the EU will not just affect where business is done, but what business is done and by who.<p>First, international banks are likely to …

Investing

Bigorexia driving men to depression

Muscle dysmorphia affects men whose have normal muscle mass but who believe their muscles are inadequate.<p>Sydney University research has found men …

No Excuses: Beginners, Don't Blame Your Budget Gear for Your Crappy Pictures

"I can't take a shot like that. My camera isn't good enough. Oh sure, you can talk all you want, but you have thousands of dollars in expensive …

Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain

Does your morning routine consist of checking emails, browsing Facebook, downing coffee, heading to the train while Googling one last idea, checking notifications, more coffee, and going through your work email? The myriad activities crammed into your morning, and the constant switching between …

Time Management

One simple habit could make you more successful

A new study suggests that there might be a pretty simple way to increase your performance levels: positive self-talk.<p>The study, published in <i>Frontiers</i> …

Why "Money Doesn't Buy Happiness" Is Wrong

Some people argue that money doesn't buy happiness. From personal experience, I can tell you they're wrong.<p>One of the most important decisions people …

How science fiction writers predicted virtual reality

With the introduction of high-end devices such as the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, as well as the simple ones such as Google Cardboard, virtual reality is the next digital frontier. While it’s a world that can now be practically realized, it’s not a new idea: Science fiction has long been …

Virtual Reality

Istanbul and the empathy gap: Why was the West’s response muted compared to Paris or Brussels?

<b>A woman reacts as Family members, colleagues and friends of the victims of Tuesday blasts gather for a memorial ceremony at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Thursday, June 30, 2016. (AP/Emrah Gurel)</b><p>Our brains are wired to feel more empathy for people who look like us. Luckily, we’re capable of …

University of Illinois

The Educational Buzzword Dilemma: Why “Innovation” is about to Jump the Shark

Over the past few years I’ve seen a ton of hype for the term “innovation” when it comes to “transforming education.” And while I share a passion for …

Teaching

9 weird psychological reasons why someone might fall in love with you

There's a lot we don't understand — and a lot that's idiosyncratic to individual people and couples.<p>That's why a lot of research into why we mate is bizarre to the point of incoherence — cultural norms as well as oddities in research methods can create a lot of noise.<p>Yet it turns out that there is …

Psychology

4 Things Successful People Don't Do

Avoid these bad habits to lead a happier, healthier, and more successful life.<p>More than 40 percent of Americans look at people who are self-disciplined enough to entirely avoid indulging in bad habits as exemplary citizens. This makes sense: Good habits lead to successful results--which is why you …