Saran Almond

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10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.<p>People are always asking me what apps they should get. The answer, of …

2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Submissions are now open

Hey, creative teens! In case you missed it, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced yesterday that The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is …

7 key insights I learned from earning over $150,000 in one month

Those words describe exactly how I feel when I see the number above.<p>Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could build multiple businesses that would allow me to generate that much money in a single month.<p><i>Never.</i><p>Heck, when I graduated college, I'm not sure if I ever truly believed I could …

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The 6 Secrets for Turning Hard Work Into Elite Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This Entrepreneur.com "Best Read'' was originally posted Jan. 22, 2015.</i><p>What defines an <i>Elite Performer</i> isn't how they show up when everything is going well. It’s the way they deliver when their best laid plans are falling …

The Single Most Important Skill You Can Learn to Help Your Business

Learn to help people.<p><i>As a 22 year old aspiring entrepreneur with lots of free time, given current trends in technology, what should I spend my time learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

9 things I do every day that make me more productive

About six years ago I would say I was 100% unproductive. Everything I did would cost me in either well-being or money.<p>By "well-being" I mean, competence, good relationships, and freedom. So when I say "cost me well-being" I would do things to specifically hurt the above three.<p>Now, I feel I'm …

5 Lifestyle Tweaks for a More Productive Life

Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are not as hard as you think. Thankfully, it is in little changes that we have the ability to see dramatic gains. The following are five ways to dramatically increase your productivity.<p>Whether it be social media, …

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5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …