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6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day

People have a lot of bad habits when it comes to morning routines. Here's how to fix them.<p>The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an app or clock that taps into your natural circadian rhythm and …

5 Powerful Exercises To Increase Your Mental Strength

<i>The following guest post is by Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker in Lincoln, Maine. In addition to working as a psychotherapist, she is also an adjunct college psychology instructor and she serves as About.com’s Parenting Teens expert.</i><p>Psychology often discusses mental health — but what’s …

Be The Best Consultant Ever: 6 Things That Will Make You Great

You may have noticed that the consulting industry is full of high performers from top schools with great grades and interesting work experience. So, what does it take to succeed in such a competitive industry among the best of the best?<p>From my experience, there are a number of qualities that top …

How To Start A Business With Only $100 In The Bank

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, <i>The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future</i>, is now a New York Times bestseller. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to …

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace.<p>While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade …

Banksy: The $20 Million Graffiti Artist Who Doesn't Want His Art To Be Worth Anything

On February 22, 2007, the day after Sotheby’s London sold three Banksy works, all of which soared above their auction estimates and into the six figures, the elusive and anonymous British graffiti artist updated his website with an image of an auction house, the people in the room bidding on a …

Obamacare Is The Chance Of A Lifetime For Venture Capitalists

"This is the greatest opportunity I've seen in my lifetime. It's the first time we are seeing really fundamental changes happen. And there's a lot of money that can be made as this chaos is sorted out," said Lisa Suennen, the co-founder and managing member of Psilos Group, a health-care-focused …

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F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find ways to balance our natural reticence with the need to meet and network with potential clients and and collaborators. …

Nike Free Trainer 3.0 Flash Lime/Reflective Silver/Black

Nike have unveiled a brand new colorway for the Nike Free Trainer 3.0 silhouette. This new addition<p>Nike have unveiled a brand new colorway for the …

Boulder Startup Founder Seeks to Build Stronger Ecosystem in Dallas

Michael Sitarzewski wants to bring a little bit of Denver to Dallas.<p>After seven years in the Mile High City, the founder and CEO of Epic Playground …

9 Must-Have Motorcycle Tools

Without the right tools, easy jobs can get complicated. A stuck bolt gets stripped, or a carefully balanced bike falls off a makeshift stand. On the other hand, working on a motorcycle with the right toolslike thesecan be a pleasure.<p>Without the right tools, easy jobs can get complicated. A stuck …

Cold Calling Is Dead, Thanks To LinkedIn

Or should I write it the way two entire industries, sales and marketing, would probably exclaim:<p>LinkedIn Head of Marketing for Sales Solutions, Ralf VonSosen, wrote Ken Krogue an email that sparked this article“Cold calling as we know it is dead… thank you LinkedIn”<p>Last week I received an email …

Top 5 Business Book Reads For Summer Holiday

Besides being a great time to decompress, spend time with family, or just get away, summertime is a great time to catch up on your reading list. Few of us want to sit on the beach with a languid tome on corporate organizational principles or a step-by-step guide to great Excel spreadsheets. (I …

iPhone screen recording app slips onto the App Store

<b>Updated 7/23 at 12:49 p.m. PT. See below for details.</b><p>An iPhone application that allows users to record their screens, including screen activity while using third-party apps on your phone, has managed to sneak onto the App Store.<p>xRec, which was published on Saturday and costs $1.99 on (iTunes), can …

Fashion Made Easy

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p><i>[SALE UPDATE: Save 25% on everything in Five Four's store. Sign up and save an additional 25% as a Five Four Club member.]</i><p>We know, we know — shopping's a huge pain. Not only do you need to find the …

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

How to Get a Student Loan

1<p><b>Know the eligibility requirements for federal financial aid.</b> In order to receive financial aid from the federal government, you must be a U.S. …

UE BOOM

Not too long ago we did a review of a bunch of Bluetooth speakers on the market. (You can check it out here if you need a refresher.) We walked away …

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5 Essential Principles For Growing Your Small Business

It isn’t all it takes, but these five essentials will help you build a solid base and become one of the small businesses that succeeds.<p>Leading a small business can be more stressful than raising children or maintaining a healthy relationship with your spouse. Here are some basic principles to get …

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