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These Tools Will Help You Become A More Persuasive Writer

Everybody writes. No matter what you are doing in life, you need to communicate with other people. Whether it’s a personal email to your friend or a formal proposal for your business, you want to persuade people to take action.<p>Throughout the years I developed a writing routine and found useful …

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Michael Caine reflects on 'Youth' and old age

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Caine sits down for lunch at the St. Regis Hotel in midtown New York clutching a copy of the day's Daily News given to him by …

Prince Philip

6 Steps for Communicating Calmly When Someone Upsets You

When someone upsets you, the way you reply can either bring calm and closure, or it can escalate the situation. To avoid pouring fuel on the fire of …

Self-help

5 Problems Business School Won't Prepare You For

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a huge proponent of education. Secondary education introduces you to new concepts, ideas, information and even new people who can help you advance later in life. While they’re certainly not a requirement to become an entrepreneur, …

7 Trending Project Management Tools to Help You Collaborate With Your Team

Working with your team and looking for some great collaboration tools? Check out these seven trending project management platforms.

Project Management

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

5 Common Mistakes That Prevent People From Becoming Millionaires

It is wishful thinking when you want something and you are not willing to make any sacrifice for it. Wealth is wanted by many people but they keep …

How co-housing could make homes cheaper and greener

Housing affordability is at crisis levels in many Australian cities, fuelled by an inadequate supply of housing in areas close to jobs and a taxation …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

10 Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?<p>Not all entrepreneurs are created from the same blueprint. They come from different geographic locations, upbringings, income brackets and social …

7 Attributes of an Extraordinary Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ashton Kutcher made headlines at SXSW this year when he announced the launch of a new investment fund with business partner Guy Oseary. But Kutcher and Oseary are not new to the startup game. In fact, Kutcher made early investments in …

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

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18 fruits and vegetables you don’t need to buy organic

<b>(jreika via Shutterstock)</b><p>If you’re looking to avoid pesticides, and organic isn’t available, here are some non-organic foods you can trust<p>Reynard Loki<p>June 23, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>[Editor's note: The following list, which includes the produce on Environment</i> …

Nutrition

Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

Dessert

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently | Inc.com

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. And truly confident people always have the upper hand over the …

Self-improvement

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome | Inc.com

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship