Pam Reed

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What You Need to Know to Create a Best-selling Book

My book made it to No. 1 on Amazon's self-help, new releases. Here's how you can find similar success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Five years ago, I decided that it was time to write my first book. It was the story of how a single dad of five led his kids, his …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

7 Foundations Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using

Everything changes once you hit 30. You notice that your skin isn’t quite the same as it used to be and that your makeup isn’t doing a good job of …

As Much as I Love Serums, Nothing Has Had More of an Effect on My Skin Than This

I'm Shannon Peter, and I'm obsessed with face massage rollers. Yes, skincare can be magical stuff: Vitamin C serums can brighten a complexion …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

13 Drugstore Products That Are as Good as Luxury, According to Beauty Editors

If you’ve got your pulse on the beauty industry or scrolled any Reddit beauty thread, you’ve likely heard beauty lovers rave about cult favorites …

Stop writing and learn to be a better writer

A woman walks up to a construction worker in Manhattan.<p>“Excuse me young man,” she says. “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?”<p>He puts his pickaxe down and …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

14 common habits that are horrible for your skin, according to dermatologists

Your skin goes through a lot. On any given day it's exposed to a slew of products, pollutants, and — depending on where you live — harsh weather.<p>That means skin needs good care to function and look its best. But a lot of us may be inadvertently engaging in skin-care practices that do more harm than …

Skin Care

The One Carb You Should Have First Thing In The Morning For Weight Loss, According To A Dietician

“Carb” sounds like a curse word to people who want to lose weight but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

Nutrition

5 Cheap Natural Shampoos Dermatologists Swear By For Thinning Hair

There are a few major reasons why your hair may be thinner than usual: everything from aging to hormonal changes to medications are known culprits. …

8 Luxury Mascaras That Are Worth the High Price Tag

For many of us, mascara is our desert island beauty product. But, even if you're willing to give up the rest of your makeup routine for a tube, it …

Makeup

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

This grandmother's genius acne treatment will change your skin forever

No matter what your age or skin type, you're bound to have suffered with acne at some point in your life. Hey, even supermodel Kendall Jenner has …

Skin Care

24 French Pharmacy Products That People Actually Swear By

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These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

30 Of The Highest-Reviewed Beauty Products That Obsessed Fans Use Every Day

How to Write Engaging Characters

Engaging Characters in Knowing.BELIEVABLE and <b>engaging characters</b> are essential to most successful stories.While it is true that certain genres such …

These Brides Went Sheer on Their Wedding Day in the Most Gorgeous Gowns

So you're thinking of wearing a sheer wedding gown? Instead of telling you that's an impossible idea, we wholeheartedly support it. For one, sheer …

A Pro Makeup Artist Gave Us A Bunch Of Really Good Tips For Every Skill Level

13 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. For last-minute Christmas shoppers, here are some titles …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You | Inc.com

I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to lifelong learning, define your goals and then break them down …

Productivity

Ulta's Black Friday deals just leaked — these are the best things to buy

The hype for Black Friday keeps growing by the day. Some retailers like Target and Amazon have already released their deals, and now Ulta Beauty's Black Friday ad has leaked online.<p>The ad — which we first spotted over on Yes We Coupon— features four pages filled with deals, so we combed through the …

Makeup

I Can’t Afford Fancy Salon Treatments, So I Use This Hair Mask Instead

It might even be better.<p>My hair has (surprise!) never been the same since I dyed it blonde last summer. Even after a bit of corrective coloring and multiple haircuts, I’ve accepted the fact that my thick, kinky curls will never totally revert back to the pre-bleach days, and that I’ll always have …

Hands Down, This Is the Best Night Cream for Your 30s

Since entering my 30s, I've started to notice subtle changes in my skin: little smile lines here, a few more sun spots there. While I fully embrace …

Skin Care

47 Incredible Movies You Need To Watch If You Want To Be A Film Buff

You'll never be bored again.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …