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Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of "Control Alt Deceit," a card game designed to replicate the process of starting a …

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

Every Small Business Owner Should Know The 80/20 Rule

<i>(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)</i><p>Alternately referred to as the Pareto principle or the law of the vital few, the 80/20 principle is one of the most …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

How To Distract Yourself from the Greatest Distraction in Life: Stress

You're reading How To Distract Yourself from the Greatest Distraction in Life: Stress, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

10 Time-Management Tips for Busy Executives

With a finite number of hours in the day, it makes sense to use your time as efficiently as possible.<p>Time is a nonrenewable resource, and as such, one of the most precious ones we have.<p>As a business owner, you're probably wearing multiple hats in your effort to get everything done. This makes it …

The 1 Productivity-Killing Habit You Need to Stop Doing Now

How your mental accounting for time is crushing your productivity (and how to make it add up right).<p>I got up this morning at 5 a.m. and was pretty pleased with myself when I made it to my 9:30 a.m. coffee catch-up meeting only 7 minutes past the scheduled start. I'm chronically late--not typically …

Time Management Tips That Work

Why is it that the Richard Branson's of this world are rich and famous? What secret do they know that the rest of us don't? If you study their lives closely, you'll discover the rich and famous have certain habits that attribute to their success.<p>Successful people are very careful about how they …

Why I Don’t Like Managing People

I’m good at, but don’t like managing people. And there’s a reason for it.<p>I’ve managed dozens of people directly and hundreds indirectly during my …

Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

One cliché we’ve all heard is that past behavior predicts future behavior. That may or may not be psychologically sound, but it is the theory behind …

I Made These 3 Changes at Breakfast, Which Helped Me Lose Weight

Despite eating (what I thought was) a wholesome breakfast every morning, the pounds weren't dropping. So why was I not losing weight? All the experts say breakfast is key to boosting metabolism, after all. I didn't realize I was making three huge mistakes, but once I changed them, I could see the …

Breakfast

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

The 17 most successful Kickstarter projects of all time and where they are today

Just look at the success of the legendary Potato Salad, where a guy tried to raise the funds to make, well, potato salad — and ended up raising over $55,000, throwing a potato party for charity and even publishing a cookbook loaded with 24 potato salad recipes.<p>Indeed, without Kickstarter, we'd …

Crowd Funding

This Crowdfunding Site is Designed to Help You Pay for Your Dream Trip

Want to go on vacation but can’t afford it? Enter: FundMyTravel, an online crowdfunding platform developed specifically for the travel-minded.<p>Like …

7 things to know before you spend a dime on crowdfunding

You can find all kinds of cool products and projects to back on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. But if something goes wrong — as has been known to happen— you're going to be left out to dry, without your money and without your reward.<p>That's the risk of crowdfunding. Many …

Islamic Crowdfunding as a Solution for SMEs

The spirit of entrepreneurship has always been a part of Islam. Nine out of ten companions of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who were guaranteed heaven were …

2016 Crowdfunding Rules: How the Restrictions Work and Why It Matters

Crowdfunding is at hand but unfortunately, it may not be time for startups to celebrate just yet. Here's why.<p>Beginning May 16, 2016 Regulation Crowdfunding is the law of the land in the US. For the first time, US startups have a legal framework for seeking equity investment from the general public. …

The next step for crowdfunding: “crowd-directing”?

Investors today have access to a wider variety of investments than at any other time in history; the rise of the alternative finance industry has …

PayPal Will Remove Buyer Protection From Crowdfunding In June

PayPal has announced that they will stop offering buyer protection for crowdfunding from June, the company has decided to do this because these …

New federal crowdfunding rules give companies another tool to get cash

It's easier for startups to bring amateur investors into the fold under new federal rules that take effect Monday — but does it make sense for Illinois companies?<p>Companies can now raise up to $1 million across state lines without prior approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>That gives …

Want To Invest In A Crowdfunding Deal? 7 Tips For Doing It Right

<i>Be sure to read the related story, “Now Anyone Can Become A VC. Thinking of Trying It? Here Are The Risks.”</i><p>Now, practically anyone can become a small-time venture capitalist.<p>New rules implemented Monday under Title III of the JOBS Act give those earning less than $100,000 a year or people with a …

Equity Crowdfunding Is Here: Now You Can Own A Share In A Startup’s Success (Or Failure)

The most revolutionary portion of the JOBS Act, passed in 2012, goes into effect today. But will it really be a game-changer for small businesses?<p>Nick Tommarello has been waiting four years for this: The day when everyday people can start investing directly in companies over the internet. Today …

Are You Ready for the Next Age of Crowdfunding?

In Part One of our explainer on the government-regulated crowdfunding investment space, we talked about how businesses and investors should navigate the now-regulated crowdfunding landscape.<p>Entrepreneurs and start-ups that have never had access to traditional venture capital funding can now raise …

Crowdfunding investment risks for the "crowd"

Now that the long awaited and much anticipated federal crowdfunding rules under Title III of the JOBS Act have become effective, startup companies …