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5 Soft Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs To Master (Otherwise Your Business Will Fail) | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs love to live in the clouds.<p>It's so much easier to talk about the big vision, the grand achievement, the cliche mantras that those who have already achieved "success" claim inevitably ladder up to a massively successful business.<p>But the moment you become an entrepreneur and step into …

Entrepreneurship

Hartog Bakery's Whole Wheat Bread Recipe -- Traditional Volkorenbrood

Few nations have a more profound love for bread than the Dutch, who consume more than 138 lb of the stuff per capita every year. Dutch consumers …

Baking

Italian-Style Carrot Cake Might Be the Best Carrot Cake

Italian Carrot Cake (<i>Torta di Carote</i>)<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Unsalted butter, for coating the pan <br>2/3 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

Dessert

Have Alexa control your lights with the $20 Oittm Smart Light Switch

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% all-time positive feedback) via Amazon offers its Smart Wi-Fi Wall Light Switch with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$20 …

Let your Amazon Echo Dot be anywhere with “This Dottie”

I love my Amazon Echo Dot and one of the best things about it is its portability, but I always find myself looking for somewhere to put it where it’s …

Doing This for 30 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

It sometimes feels like if you want to truly make a difference in your health, you need to hit the gym every day or make every workout as intense as …

Biomedicine

The One Supplement a Neuroscientist Wants You to Take

There's no shortage of supplements that are marketed as crucial to your health and well-being, but knowing how to discern between them takes serious …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Do laundry in just 10 minutes with the Tersa Steam, now on Indiegogo

Why do laundry if you … don’t have to do laundry. That may well be the question you ask yourself once you claim ownership of the Tersa Steam, …

Laundry

Is marijuana a secret weapon against the opioid epidemic?

As U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a crowd of federal, state and local law enforcement in March, the country "is in the throes of a heroin …

Cannabis

30 Easy Breezy Mason Jar Recipes You Need This Summer

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve come to realize that Mason jars aren’t just for canning. In fact, they go way beyond no-bake desserts too! When the monotony of brown baggin’ it has got you down, basic jar salads are an easy way to shake things up (literally <i>and</i> figuratively). But why …

Healthy Eating

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

You've Heard of Acupuncture, but Do You Actually Know How It Works?

Chances are, you've heard of acupuncture, and you've possibly even thought of trying it. But do you actually know how it works and what it does? It's purported as a drug-free solution to a laundry list of ailments, and for many people, that's exactly what it is. And while Western medicine is only …

11 WhatsApp features you might not know

Foods to beat inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response that helps us heal. It’s what happens when you get a splinter and the whole area turns red and gets a bit puffy – that’s your immune system at work helping fight off any viruses or bacteria that might have gotten in, and that’s a good thing.<p>But …

Nutrition

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even …

Public Speaking

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Woodworking

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 521shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

Entrepreneurship

A Drug Meant for Alzheimer’s Treatment Regrows Human Teeth

The drug blocks an enzyme and allows a cavity to heal.<p>Goodbye, cavities. So long, fillings and dental drills. You may soon be replaced by a tooth-growing drug.<p>Researchers at King's College released a study today stating they've discovered a medicine that can prompt teeth to regrow over cavities or …

Alzheimer's Disease

14 ways you can control your home with your voice using Amazon's Echo and Alexa

But then what? Adding to your shopping list? Setting timers? Asking about the weather? Great, but it's pretty similar to Siri in what it can do, and using your voice to buy things from Amazon isn't super exciting.<p>Alexa can do so much more than that, especially for your home. With the help from …

Smart Homes

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

World Health Organization

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Knitting

How to Lose Weight Fast | Women's Health

Preserve your muscle and your sanity by jump-starting your weight loss results with these eight easy strategies that will set you up for years of healthy living.<p><b>1. Don't Eat Any One Food (Except for Veggies) More Than Once Per Day</b><p>If you have toast at breakfast, choose another whole-grain carb like …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Baking

3 Ways to Hack the 52-Week Money Saving Challenge

If you're devoting 2017 to getting out of debt, saving for a new home, paying for school, amping up your retirement or any other money-oriented goal …

Personal Finance

An exercise scientist explains how shorter workouts can produce more muscle

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, explains how shorter, higher intensity workouts can produce bigger gains without spending hours in the gym.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Exercise

5 Surprising Benefits Of Using Aloe Vera For Your Skin

It does so much more than soothe sunburns.<p>Aloe vera has been used for centuries, and everyone knows that it's good for soothing a sunburn—but it has …

Skin Care

Teni Panosian's Genius Trick for Perfect Cat Eyes

There are about as many techniques for applying winged eyeliner as there are variations on a Starbucks order. We thought we'd heard them all, until associate research editor Shyema Azam turned us on to the genius method she learned from blogger Teni Panosian. The social media wiz figured out how to …

Makeup