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Entrepreneurs: Don't Write A Check Your Reputation Can't Cash

I have to say I am sick of hearing people talk about personal branding. Let’s not think of it as a brand, let’s understand it as your reputation. That reputation plays heavily into your success as an entrepreneur, particularly at securing other people’s money. And a reputation isn’t something …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Green Tea & Silk Soap - Humblebee & Me

Annie was the first person who suggested silk soap to me, and it was like a thunderclap. I immediately wondered what rock I’d been living under for …

Non-Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

Just when you thought your to-read pile couldn't stack any higher without toppling, designer David McCandless has created an infographic visualizing which nonfiction books most media outlets and awards panels recommend.<p>Previously, McCandless depicted which classics are most recommended, pulling …

The Neuroscience Of "Harry Potter"

Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book.<p>Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called <i>Harry Potter:</i><p>A bush on the edge of the clearing quivered. … Then, out of the shadows, a hooded figure came crawling across the …

5 tips for building a small business website on Squarespace

Small businesses need big websites.<p>Squarespace can help. The website-builder has become a go-to for folks looking to create their own sites, an …

The Coming Era Of Self-Assembly Using Microfluidic Devices - MIT Technology Review

When it comes to building microscopic devices, one of the most promising ideas is to exploit the process of self-assembly. In this way, complex …

8 Things More Important Than Your Job

So there you are. You’re probably sitting at your desk right now reading this, waiting for the clock to reach 5pm.<p>You can’t wait to get into your …

Outsourcing

How totally cool is this hotel being built in Amsterdam!!!

6 Reasons To Start Working Out Outside

Autumn is the best season for exploring the outdoors -- hands down. With oppressive summer heat and humidity behind us, we're delighting in only semi-drenching our workout gear on these cooler mornings and crisp evenings.<p>But apparently some people remain unconvinced. Whether you're devoted to your …

Forget an MBA; You Need a GSD

What's your brand? Is it that you're all about results? That you deliver the goods consistently on time, on budget, with the level of quality expected? That's what will move the needle most powerfully in your career. Here's how to be known as a person who Gets Stuff Done.<p>What’s your brand? Is it …

Inked

8 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Life

<i>By Kristine Crane for US News</i><p>Shrimati Bhanu Narasimhan, a petite Indian woman wrapped in a bright fuchsia sari, has a soft voice but a big presence. She holds the rapt attention of some 100 people who have come to learn how to meditate at the Art of Living Center in the District of Columbia. The …

How To Hack Your To-Do List

Time Management

How to Earn Your Customers' Trust

UrbanSitter CEO Lynn Perkins relates her favorite strategies for getting customers to believe in your services.<p>The nature of the work that many of today's tech companies do--whether it's commodifying other people's time or recommending undergarments--requires them to rely heavily on users' trust.<p>No …

Customers

Forget The Hyperloop: Larry Page Wants Google To Build A Super-Efficient Airport The Rest Of The World Can Copy

Larry Page's ambitions are huge and grow bigger every day.<p>Already, he has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts moonshots.<p>The latest problem Page wants to solve: inefficient airports.<p>In an excellent report, The …

Tesla

4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away, friends and family attending his funeral received a small gift from the late tech genius: <i>Autobiography of a Yogi,</i> a book focused on the "ancient science of Yoga and its time-honored tradition of …

Meditation

This Is The Quaintest Village In England, And It's Truly Perfect

Forget whatever you've got planned for fall, because we found the trip you need to take. Head to Bibury -- also known as "the most beautiful village in England."<p>Nestled in the Cotswolds, Bibury looks straight out of a painting. It has everything you're looking for in a trip to England -- rows of …

New Time Travel Simulation May Resolve 'Grandfather Paradox'

On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed up. Hawking had expected as much, because he only sent out invitations after his party had …

1 Incredibly Simple Way to Stand Out From the Crowd

You'll be surprised by the research on how few of us keep this mind- and character-improving habit, and how much of an impact it can have.<p>By definition, in order to stand out you need to do something that very few others are doing. But if you think that means engaging in something instantly, …

Libraries

Building a Business Plan: 5 Things Every Startup Needs to Succeed

Before you go looking for investors and funding, you need to make sure your startup's business plan is rock solid. Here are some tips to help you develop an outstanding business plan for your early-stage business.<p>Your business plan is going to be the first thing that potential investors look at …

IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented

Saving files to memory is something that's supposed to be mostly invisible for the end user. We don't need to think about it; it just has to work. But whether it's a solid-state or hard disk drive, conventional storage solutions have their limitations -- namely, speed, rewritability and durability. …

6 Tools That Will Help You Build a Website With Minimal Skills

It's easy to build a dot-com website for you or your clients with these drag-and-drop website platforms.<p>Sometimes, your clients need to build a website to begin their online presence, but they simply don't have the budget to hire a web design company. You can suggest ideas, but it's not within your …

Weekly Workout - Week 9

Performed after planks, this massage relaxes the foot and helps prevent plantar fasciitis.<p>​<p>​<p>Week 9 of the Weekly Workout features a simple massage that can help relax your feet and prevent plantar fasciitis as miles add up late in the training season. To start, get a tennis ball or lacrosse ball …

Exercise

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

The Ancient Practice That Can Transform Your Life

Mindfulness is on the map. TIME Magazine ran it on its cover last January: "The Mindful Revolution." The Chicago Tribune headlined it: Use mindfulness to pull yourself out of a funk. An article in The New York Times urges us to use mindfulness and meditation as a powerful resource in healthy …

Mindfulness