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9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life

You're reading 9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

90 Days to Breakthrough Success

<i>As we wind up Live Happy’s 90 Days to a Happier You challenge, happiness and grit expert Caroline Miller reminds us of what it takes to make goals,</i> …

Vietnamese pickled vegetables for banh mi

These add an awesome crunch to the Vietnamese sandwich. You can also serve them with steamed rice, grilled meat, or in a salad.<p>MAKES<p>One 300ml jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>250g carrots, peeled and cut into fine matchsticks<br>• 250g daikon radish, peeled and cut into fine matchsticks<br>• 3 tsp sea salt<br>• 125ml rice wine …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

17 Next-Level Sandwiches That Will Make Lunch Your Favorite Meal

There’s something completely comforting about having your <i>entire</i> meal at your fingertips… literally. Maybe it’s the fact that sandwiches begin and end with two pieces of carb-loaded goodness, but there’s a reason why they’ve been your go-to since you were a tiny tot. We’ll eat them sweet and savory, …

The Simple Egg Sandwich You'll Taste Once and Never Forget

<i>by guest blogger Paul Kita, food and nutrition editor at</i> Men's Health<p>It is undeniable that America loves sandwiches. On any given week, 43 percent of Americans eat four or more sandwiches a week, according to Technomic, a research firm. If you run the numbers, <i>that's 208-plus sandwiches</i> <i>a year.</i> …

Recipes

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

Wallet

Is Your To-Do List Taking Over Your Life? It Might Be Time to KonMari Your Calendar

Thanks to organization expert Marie Kondo and <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing</i>, the word "declutter" has made its way into over 4 million homes worldwide. Since its publication, people seeking household Zen have applied the principles Kondo …

Minimalism

How Much Money Do You Need to Be Successful?

In the last couple of years, I noticed this leap in entrepreneurial marketing from learning relationship sales to marketing to make six or seven figures. At first I thought, "Sure, I want to know how to make that much money." And then I started feeling like entrepreneurial success was changing …

Self-improvement

Here’s Why You Should Start Working Less

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The best Android apps of 2015, according to Google

They take a bunch of criteria into consideration, including number of installs, which apps have high star ratings, and whether an app either launched or had a big update in 2015.<p>We've collected all of Google's top picks in one neat place so you can learn more about each one and download your …

Apps

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

New York City

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Time Management

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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3 Time Management Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Some of our biggest time management mistakes are simply borne of ignorance.<p>No matter how smart or experienced you think you are, it’s important to remember you’re always a novice at something. Sounds obvious, but it’s something managers, entrepreneurs, and other business leaders are liable to …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

Farm-to-table

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

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11 productivity tricks small-business owners can use to get more done every day

But your personal productivity helps determine your company's productivity, so it's crucial that you stay efficient.<p>To help you out, we scoured the web for the most practical and insightful advice on getting things done. Read on for tips on prioritizing tasks, managing digital distractions, making …

Small Business

The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt. 2: Customer Innovation

As the world of work continues to evolve at a rapid pace, innovation continues to become both a top priority and a top challenge. For most companies, innovation is handled behind closed doors in a secluded part of the company that only a few have access to. This type of innovation is no longer …

Meet the GoPro Hero4 Session: a tiny camera with big shoes to fill

That camera you see above is the GoPro Hero4 Session, the fifth and newest member to the company's current line-up. You can't have avoided noticing that the Hero4 Session is a small black square, and not the traditional silver matchbox, or gray lump we're used to. It's the most striking update in …

Secret Sauce For Corporate Success: Knowing To Use Teams

<b>HOW CAN BUSINESSES</b> achieve great–and sustainable–growth in a world where the rapidity of change continually intensifies? How do successful startups avoid becoming the equivalent of shooting stars? How do large companies not fall into the trap of comforting mediocrity, which, these days, can quickly …

Leadership

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

After 60 hours of research and 10 days of testing, The Wirecutter determined which fitness trackers were the best for most people.<p>If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks