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The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Samantha Hoopes Uses Provocative, Wet T-Shirt to Ask Fans a Very Important Question

When we invited <b>Samantha Hoopes</b> back for her fifth year in <i>Sports Illustrated Swimsuit,</i> we knew we were in for yet another adventure. One of the …

Clothing

You're Thinking About Sales All Wrong

Selling is impossible if you don't understand the value you bring to the table.<p>Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder, Sports 1 Marketing<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why is it that selling can be so easy for some people and so difficult for others?<p>The truth is, people that …

T-shirts

Why the American Middle Class Is Disappearing (and What It Will Mean for the Economy)

Democracies do not last long without strong middle classes.<p><i>What are the negative long term effects if the middle class is not rebuilt? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Hughes,</b> …

Economics

How To: Get That Stock Android Feel on Samsung, LG & Other Phones — Without Rooting

Recently, many manufacturers have started offering phones with a clean, stock Android UI. Motorola, Essential, Nokia, and OnePlus are probably the …

Android News

Regain Emotional Control with This Powerful, Explicit Quote

One bad business interaction can spiral into a day of frustration. This funny quote from a classic Elmore Leonard character will help you recover quickly<p>It's frustrating to feel yourself losing your temper, especially if things seem to be building up as the day goes on. The problem is that we have …

Emotional Intelligence

There's a round-the-world plane ticket you can buy that will take you anywhere across the globe for cheap

There's a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes referred to as RTW — is typically offered by an alliance of airlines. Using partnerships like the Oneworld Alliance (including American Airlines, British …

Cathay Pacific

Changing plans: Tax law makes small businesses rethink ideas

NEW YORK — As Congress debated a new tax law at the end of last year, Jerell and Elissa Klaver began revising their company’s plans for 2018.The …

Finance

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? A Comedian Shares the Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Public Speaking

Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles

There exists the implication that if you are driving a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you are in something that is—at least on a few levels—the very best car …

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

New Bay Area housing trend: Living in the backyard

<i>Click here if you are having trouble viewing video on a mobile device.</i><p>The walls weren’t even up yet on the granny flat Limei Huang is building in her …

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million Dollars In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture BetterBack, a posture-support device she created after developing …

The Ride: Car companies get into the home energy storage business

With all the fires raging here in Southern California, hundreds of thousands of people have experienced power outages. The usual go-to for backup …

5 Best Commission-Free ETFs at Fidelity in 2018

These five commission-free ETFs offered by Fidelity can serve as the building blocks for a diversified investment portfolio.<p>Commission-free …

36-year-old retiree: 'I did budgeting wrong' and lost 'thousands of dollars'

Do you want to know one of the secrets to accumulating large amounts of wealth? Here's a hint: It's not about making a ton of money.<p>In truth, one of …

Book details tech bros’ drug-fueled sex parties in Silicon Valley

Clusters of naked bodies writhed in every room of the sumptuous mansion.<p>Some had brought their wives and husbands for the prospect of bedding new …

CES 2018 is where you'll start caring about 5G

This year, the world's biggest consumer electronics show will shine a light on the next-gen wireless technology that will shape the coming decade.<p>At this year's CES you'll hear plenty of talk about driverless cars, connected homes and the internet of things. (Yes, we promise IoT, perhaps the …

Porsche's new Tesla rival boasts 300-mile range and 670 horsepower

Porsche has been working hard to create a Tesla S rival, and with newly-leaked details of the upcoming Mission E, it’s looking like the 87-year-old …

Hannah Ferguson Wrestles in Heels & Lingerie for Day 29 of the ‘LOVE’ Advent Calendar

Christmas may be over but <i>LOVE Magazi</i>ne’s advent calendar is still going strong. For Day 29, the magazine teamed up with Hannah Ferguson to show off …

Decade since recession: Thriving cities leave others behind

As the nation's economy was still reeling from the body blow of the Great Recession, Seattle's was about to take off.<p>In 2010, Amazon opened a headquarters in the little-known South Lake Union district — and then expanded eight-fold over the next seven years to fill 36 buildings. Everywhere you …

Shenzhen shows the world how it’s done, electrifies all public transit with massive fleet of 16,000+ electric buses

Electric buses are becoming increasingly popular with transit fleets around the world, but no more than in Shenzhen, China.<p>The megacity has been building a large fleet of electric buses for years now, but this week it announced that it completely electrified its fleet with more than 16,000 electric …

Waiting to Get Paid? These Companies Front You Funds, With No Credit Check Required

An entrepreneur's dream? Two startups have cut the time between paying for the cost of doing business and receiving payment for your work.<p>Elon Musk famously said starting a business is like staring into the abyss while eating glass. But you don't have to set a goal like privatizing space …

The New Carbon Architecture, or why we should be "Building out of sky" (Book Review)

<b>This boom makes the convincing case that we have to change the way we build, that it is no longer enough just to save energy.</b><p>French mathematician and …

12 Macro Facts You Need to Know

<i>Sponsored Content</i><p>If you want to maximize your potential with nutrition, you need to know a lot more than a few key ratios, and when to eat what. Get …

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust

Great salespeople don't focus on products or services, at least not at first. Great salespeople start with building genuine trust.<p>Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by …

How to build an emergency fund in a year

Putting away a big chunk of cash to cover an emergency can feel daunting. Break it down, though, and you’ll see that small, concrete steps over a …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

Alexis Ren Shows why 'Butt Day' is the Best Day

It's official: LOVE Advent has never been hotter, and you have <b>Alexis Ren</b> to thank for that.<p>Starring in the most bootylicious advent video the …