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Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things

If these three elements of your business exist, then all the other details will fall into place.<p>What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant …

13 cities chosen for $42M Bloomberg better-data initiative

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen cities from Anchorage, Alaska, to Waco, Texas, are getting a hand from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to make …

Smart Cities

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

Linguine with walnuts and anchovies

I’m always looking for new simple pasta dishes and southern Italy is a great hunting ground. Anchovies and walnuts seem like an odd pairing, but it works well and pops up in other dishes too.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>165g linguine<br>• 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic, crushed<br>• ½ tsp dried chilli …

Quick and Easy Back-to-School Lunches

Does anyone else have difficulty finding the joy in packing school lunches? Tiny bento box containers to clean, residue to wash away and the creativity required to make a lunch worthy of trading, can make packing and unpacking lunches absolute drudgery.<p>My school days saw some pretty sad lunches. …

Healthy Eating

Rand Paul: Dick Cheney 'Wrong' About Almost Every Foreign Policy Decision

"I think what Dick Cheney promotes has been a disaster for this country."<p>Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) criticized former Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday, calling nearly all of his foreign policy decisions spanning the last three decades a "disaster for this country."<p>"I think Dick Cheney has …

Don't delay, get procrastination problem under control

Recent research found putting tasks on the back-burner can be more than just a bad habit. For people who suffer from chronic procrastination, their …

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

<i>This Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup has all of the flavors of decadent Chicken Parmesan in a waistline-friendly crockpot soup! Takes just minutes</i> …

9 Secrets of Highly Confident and Successful People

Think about Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Donald Trump--and the most confident and assertive people you work with. Chances are, they use many of the same tactics to keep everyone else on defense.<p>Pay attention, please. This is the most important article you'll ever read.<p>We all know people who seem …

Donald Trump

One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life

This may well be the most important factor in determining your professional and personal success.<p>One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational …

Self-improvement

How To Quit Your Job Without A Plan B And Find Happiness

A chat with 'Leap' author and sometime public radio host, Tess Vigeland.<p><i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Richard Eisenberg<p>If you’ve been working for more than a few decades, odds are that at least once you’ve been so unhappy you were ready to quit without a new job lined up. In 2012, in her early 40s, …

Heart Healthy Loaded Jambalaya in the Crock Pot

Heart Healthy Loaded Jambalaya in the Crock Pot<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>4 hours<p>Total time<p>4 hours 15 mins<p>Recipe type: Crock Pot<p>Cuisine: …

Food

57 Ways to Motivate Your Inner Entrepreneur

A list of actions you can take today to motivate yourself to succeed as an entrepreneur.<p>Over the past three years, I’ve been investigating and writing about the ideas that motivate great entrepreneurs. Here’s what I’ve learned, in a nutshell:<p>Accept your limitations but strive to overcome them.<p>Avoid …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Self-improvement

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a seven-figure business online was improbable 10 or even just five years ago, but as technology improves globally, there are more seven-figure earners than ever before. The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 …

Entrepreneurship

30 Motivational Quotes to Help Realize Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A little extra motivation and inspiration can sometimes help you push through difficult times and remain focused on the end goal. A positive mindset goes a long way.<p>Read the following quotes to help you reach your entrepreneurial dreams, …

Motivation

These Influential Marijuana Users Defy The Stoner Stereotype

"Times have changed, and so have public attitudes toward marijuana.”<p>Now that nearly one out of every two Americans admits to having tried marijuana at some point in their lives, more than half of all states have moved away from draconian prohibition-style marijuana policies and the legal marijuana …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

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The US budget deficit is about to drop to its lowest level since Obama took office

The deficit in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 will total $426 billion, according to CBO, or $59 billion below what it was last year — and $60 billion smaller than what the agency projected in March.<p>At the same time, publicly held debt will hold fairly steady at around 74 percent of gross domestic …

Budget Deficit

How To Go From Unmotivated To Unstoppable In 3 Powerful Steps

You’ve just read the latest Forbes Billionaires List and you’re super inspired by the rags-to-riches stories. You’re motivated to give things a good …

Love thy neighbour: the Texas town welcoming undocumented migrants

When McAllen, Texas, found itself at the centre of America’s ‘migrant crisis’, it called in reinforcements – a 62-year-old nun with a revolutionary idea<p>On a Saturday morning in the mild days of early summer in the Rio Grande Valley, a green municipal bus pulled up to a quiet parking lot in downtown …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

What You Need To Know If You're In A Sexless Marriage

<i>By Elena Mauer</i><p>Jennifer* didn't have sex with her ex-husband on their wedding night. "I chalked it up to fatigue," she says. But should it have been a red flag?<p>Well, maybe.<p>It's not that it didn't happen that one night that was the problem; it's that it was the first of many sexless married nights. …

New York City

12 Street Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

Keep tabs on the best graffiti, sticker and street artists from NYC’s first ever Lower Manhattan Mural Festival.<p>If you happened to be in lower Manhattan the second weekend of August, you might have noticed something a little out of place: graffiti artists, out in the open, spray painting the city …

Donald Trump struggles to turn political fling into a durable campaign

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Donald Trump was ensconced inside his Manhattan skyscraper early last week, preparing for his first presidential debate. The celebrity billionaire wanted to turn the summer fling that had catapulted him to the front of the Republican pack into a …

Donald Trump

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Entrepreneurship

Is Your Thermostat Sexist?

Even before Adam and Eve picked and ate the fatal fruit of the tree of knowledge, condemning humanity to lives of sweat-soaked toil, they knew the meaning of good thermoregulation. Halfway through Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” God sends Raphael down to Eden for a chat with Adam. The archangel finds him …

Work Style