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Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Give Them These Kinds of First Names

What's in a name? Far more than you might have imagined, according to this research.<p>The wealthiest parents, who can choose to do almost anything to give their kids an edge, overwhelmingly make one choice for their children: They move to the best neighborhood they can find.<p>But what if you don't have …

Get paid US$10,000 a month to stay in luxury vacation homes around the world

If you love the luxury lifestyle as much as you love travel, the best job in the world is now accepting applications.<p>Thirdhome is a membership-based home rental site that allows people who own a second home to exchange time there for stays at various other luxury destinations around the world, with …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Don’t get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you’re always deepening your manager’s trust in you.<p>Maybe you’ve been at your job for just a few months. Maybe you’ve been there for a few years. Either way, once you slip into a comfortable routine, it’s easy to take your foot off the gas without …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

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Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

AppAdvice - Latest iOS News And Reviews

July 14<p>Today’s AppsGoneFree list includes a task manager, a puzzle game, and a reference app.<p>July 14 Tyler Tschida<p>July 13<p>Apps of the Week<p>Our latest …

How to start investing if you have $1,000 or less

By Jonnelle Marte<p>, Reporter<p>There are plenty of benefits to having cash in the bank.<p>But after you have paid off most of your debt and your emergency fund is set, investing some of your money can increase the chances that it will grow over time.<p>In a period when interest rates on savings accounts are …

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Why the 4 Ps of Marketing Might Be Outdated

The 4 Ps of marketing have been used for decades. But for modern B2B companies, they may be an outdated model.<p>The 4 Ps of marketing, also known as the producer-oriented model, have been used by marketers around the world for decades. Created by Jerome McCarthy in 1960, the 4 Ps encourages a focus …

Top 15 Green Home Improvements and their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

Home energy efficiency is both a journey and an objective. The objective is as simple as going Green. You optimize the resources of your home while …

How to make a cheap, DIY wind turbine

Tall metal poles rise out of the fields, their rotary blades slowly turning breeze into electricity. That's the picture that springs to mind when we …

Thinking of Quitting Your Day Job to Start a Business? Do These 5 Things First

How to properly transition from full-time work to entrepreneurship.<p>Starting a business is exciting, and when you're laying the groundwork for a new venture while you're still working full time, that excitement can make the wait unbearable. With all the possibilities and passion swirling around in …

Solar Tree Generates Enough Energy to Light Five Houses

India’s new #Solar Power Tree lights 5 homes in just 4sq ft of land https://t.co/orwhZWf3nv ^ra @inhabitat cc @PRNgreentech pic.twitter.com/b2UhAFyIIL<p>…

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How to Build Wealth: 10 Rules Backed by Science | Investopedia

We live in a world of information overload. With so much easily accessible information at our fingertips, it can be difficult to sort out genuinely …

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Online Business Ideas You Can Start With No Money

The great thing about starting an online business is that it’s one of the more affordable business options, and for the most part, can be started …

The One Behavior That Stands Between Success and Failure

Want to advance your business and career? Follow up more.<p>Famously, Woody Allen once said that "80 percent of success is showing up." If only it was that easy.<p>Showing up--or just getting to where you need to be--is nothing compared to the importance of follow up, which is to say, staying on top of a …

The Super Clever Strategy for Winning Wild Success

At first they will ask why you are doing it, later they will ask how you did it.<p>Success means something different for everyone.<p>For some, it means getting the promotion they've been wanting; for others, it's about ditching corporate life and following an entrepreneurial dream.<p>For some it's about …

How to Price Anything: The Psychology of Why We’ll Pay What We Pay

“How much should I charge for this?”<p>While talking about money might still be taboo in some circles, there’s no way to get past the fact that your …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

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10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

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3 Ways to Develop Mental Toughness Right Now

One thing every entrepreneur quickly discovers is that building a business is an emotional roller-coaster ride. AsMatt Salzberg, CEO of fast-growing …

7 golden ideas to enhance your small balcony

If you have a small balcony but want to put it to great use as valuable extra space in your home, don't go anywhere. We have some great ways for you …

25 Money-Saving DIY Backyard Projects…to transform your space!!

<i>First of all, Happy Memorial Day (for my U.S. friends)! I know this day tends to shift focus to friends, BBQs, and a day off from work (all things we</i> …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

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8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …