Scottie Hill

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The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called …

Do This Surprising Counter-Intuitive Thing to Increase Your Productivity

Working every minute is the best thing for your productivity, right? Maybe not.<p>Switzerland has a fabulous educational system but there is one thing that drives me up the wall: The children come home for lunch for almost two hours every day. I love my kids, but it messes up my routine. I work from …

Productivity

Weekly Planner Spread

Looking for a weekly spread? This is one that I designed for myself and really love. I do some variation of this spread most Sunday nights to help me …

16 Incredible Books You Definitely Shouldn’t Miss This Summer

Here are the books you'll want to have read come fall.

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

To Thrive You Need to Wake Up to These 5 Hard Truths

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship isn’t an easy journey, and we’re in uncertain times for sure. With overwhelming complexity, insurmountable change and big competition, it’s became more important than ever to be strategic and intentional.<p>I want …

Self-improvement

How to Jump-Start Your Entrepreneurial Journey

If you want to start a business and still haven't taken leap yet, then here is how.<p><i>“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Jedi Master.</i><p>How good of an entrepreneur are you?<p>If you haven't started a business yet, then you aren't an entrepreneur at all. You're a wannabe, which describes a whopping …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

Small Business

What Is Tarot? A Professional Tarot Card Reader Tells All

Angeliska Polacheck of Sister Temperance Tarot is as intriguing in person as she is in her Twitter description, which reads like an incantation: …

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

How one wearable for women is bringing self defense tools into the modern age

New startup Roar For Good has designed wearable technology for women's self defense, but it's also focused on the broader societal picture: educating …

A Skyscraper Designed To Survive The Next 10,000 Years

RCA grad Alice Theodorou leverages classical architecture and the human form to design a building to survive London’s post-apocalyptic future.<p>Nuclear war. Disappearing natural resources. Overpopulation, then underpopulation. Rising sea levels. These are just some of the challenges Londoners will …

European Union

7 Free Tools That Will Shave Hours Off Social Media Management

Social media isn't going anywhere! So what's the solution for a budget-conscious business?<p>It should come as no surprise that social media isn't going anywhere. Not only are businesses solidifying their presence on more social media networks, but they're also investing more in these channels. In …

Social Media

7 Content Promotion Strategies That Drive Traffic, Leads, and Sales

An editorial strategy without distribution disappoints brands and marketers invested in the thoughtful creation and production of quality content. …

Marketing

What Marketing Experts Don't Understand About Blogging

Blogging isn't just limited to WordPress. Here's how you can use social media sites like blogs.<p>Starting a blog has never been easier and here is where to start a blog: Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Medium. Now, I know what you're saying --- "Those aren't blogs". Actually, they are. Any social media …

Social Media

4 Steps to Being an Entrepreneur Without Quitting Your Job

Being entrepreneurial doesn't have to require enormous risk.<p>If you swivel your chair and can see everyone your business employs, then you all collectively are the company. But if you have a staff of more than 10, some semblance (or a lot of) organization structure, and some defined roles, then …

Entrepreneurship

How you can do less to achieve more in your career

I was in a Starbucks this morning and looked around. Every single person I could see — dressed in his or her business finest — was perched in place, …

10 Business Leaders on Creating a Productive Lifestyle

Productivity tips come in all shapes and sizes.<p>Just look at Warren Buffett, a man considered one of the best investors in the history of human …

Time Management

How To Make Your Everyday Life Feel More Like A Holiday

Last month, I took a nice, two-week holiday. I was excited, but even shortly into the trip, I was also dreading the awful feeling of coming back. …

Productivity

Weight Loss: Bikini Figure Model Workout Diet Supplements

__Welcome to the bikini series! I'm Glamour's Senior Online Editor, Marissa and I'm a huge fitness fanatic. I recently discovered pro bikini figure models—a group of women who compete in fitness competitions specifically geared toward the ideal beach body. After meeting with a local NYC team, I'm …

How to Build a Blogging Team

Are you struggling to publish regularly to your blog?<p>Have you thought about bringing in other writers?<p>With a team of bloggers, you can share the …

Team Building

6 reasons why Boston is America’s unlikely tech hub

When it comes to tech hubs, many entrepreneurs think they need to be based in Silicon Valley in order to thrive. Others look to tech centers like Silicon Alley or fast-growing Austin to establish their startup. Despite its rich history in technology and innovation, Boston is often a city that gets …

Startups