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15 Best Money Habits for Renters

it's all about sticking to your budget.<p>Renting an apartment is an important decision, and one that can have major financial consequences. Each stage …

This One Change to My Morning Routine Has Made My Life Better

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “What single change in your daily routine has had the biggest</i> …

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

Here's how you can give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up.<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't …

7 Horrible Ways to Lead a Team (and the 1 Mistake Everyone Makes)

If you do this, you are not a leader.<p>Leadership is not, "Hey, you, go do this thing for me."<p>When we think about leadership, we tend to think in terms of hierarchy--those at "the top" are considered "the leaders" and those at the bottom are considered "the followers."<p>The problem with this sort of …

In the future you will own nothing and have access to everything

In 1988 Kevin Kelly (my friend and business partner at Cool Tools) edited Signal, a book about “Communications Tools for the Information Age.” With …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Treat Employees

From startups to corporate giants, these remarkably simple behaviors will tell your employees that you care about them.<p>Here's something to chew on: Do your employees feel valued? How would you know? If you haven't smelled the fresh brew, we are in a relationship economy and the workplace has …

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

7 Productive Ways to Organize Your Job Search Activities Daily

When you try to think of a leader at your place of work, you might think of your boss – you know, the supervisor in the tasteful office down the hall.<p>…

What No One Tells You About The Benefits Of Napping

Of course, we'd all be better off with 8 or more hours of sleep a night -- but that's probably not going to happen for most of us. So a daily nap can buoy us up when we're not getting quite enough winks at night. Remember this: napping is not a character defect!<p><b>Birds do it, bees seem to do it</b>, and …

Sleep

3 tips to succeed at business negotiations from an FBI hostage negotiator

<b>Chris Voss:</b> How you use your voice is really important and it's really driven by context more than anything else, and your tone of voice will …

9 Traits You Must Have to Execute Your Mission

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur operates from a different mindset in terms of how they approach business and success. However, to be successful every entrepreneur has to be able to execute strategies which get them to the levels of achievement they …

Self-improvement

9 Ways Your Mindset Derails Your Success

The difference between who you are and who you want to be-- comes from your mindset.<p>More and more, evidence points to the power of mindset as a source of our failures and our successes. What differentiates those who are successful from those who aren't is often nothing more than mindset.<p>If you're …

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …

The Psychological Trick That Could Help You Reach Your Goals

Whether your goal is to exercise three-to-five times per week, or to save $100 to $200 per month, establish a reasonable range. When you hit its low end, challenge yourself to keep going. You'll likely find that a little taste of success can motivate you to get to the next level.<p>Everyone from elite …

Goal Setting

We’re About to See What’s Next for Luxury Watches

Since March 2015, exports of luxury watches from Switzerland have been steadily declining. In January, the value totaled 1.5 billion Swiss francs, …

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background<p>en_US<p>article<p>Here is a method to Stop android apps to run in the background to speed up your …

NASA’s Unexplained Files Looks Into the Mysterious Outer Space Music

The Science Channel series <i>NASA’s Unexplained Files</i> looks into the mysterious outer space music heard by Apollo 10 astronauts while they were out of …

Audio Recordings Document 'Weird Music' Heard By Apollo Astronauts On Far Side Of Moon

"If you’re behind the moon and hear some weird noise on your radio, and you know you’re blocked from the Earth, then what could you possibly think?"<p>The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't …

Street Fighter V modders have already brought back R. Mika's 'butt slap'

A <i>Street Fighter V</i> modder has found a way to surface a pair of animations, which were altered for the North American version of the game over concerns …

Street Fighter

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Here's why the eight-hour workday doesn't work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

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Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help To Find Ancient Sites

Sarah Parcak is a space archaeologist. She uses satellite imagery to track looted ancient burial sites and find pyramids hidden under Egyptian cities. Now, she has bigger plans: to launch a worldwide campaign to make all of us space archaeologists.<p>She will be doing it through a digital platform …

Archaeology

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …