Andrew C. Goodwin

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40 Questions To Ask A Mentor

Imagine you approached someone you admired, and boldly asked that person to mentor you. And the answer was “Yes!” But a year into the relationship, those monthly mentoring sessions might not invigorate you like they used to, and aren’t quite as energizing for the mentor, either.<p>Have conversations …

Leadership

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?<p>What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Writing

What to See in Paris in 4 Days - The Perfect Long-Weekend Guide to Paris

675 Shares<p><b>One of my very favourite times of the year to visit Paris is in August. I love August because Parisians leave the city for their summer</b> …

France

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

21 Ideal Date Night Spots in Brooklyn

Eater recently rounded up the bars that are ideal for a first date in Brooklyn — a list of dimly lit venues that are well populated and fun. But when it comes to dates nine, 14, 22, and 37, most of what makes a venue ideal for a date changes, and doting couples are looking for places that feel …

The best investments for $10, $100 and $1,000

The best investments of any kind are those that generate a return. If you don't get more from your money than what you put in, you're spending money, …

Investing

16 Evergreen Topics to Write About (When You Think You've Run Out of Good Ideas) | Inc.com

Since I started blogging nearly 4 years ago, I've discovered the joy --and frustration -- of deciding what to write about.<p>Sometimes an idea spontaneously comes to mind and I'm compelled to sit down right there and then and hammer out a post and hit publish.<p>At other times, a topic I've been chewing …

How to get your novel published – according to a literary agent

<b>Former literary agent, and author of five novels (which have been published across the world in over 20 languages) Anna Davis shares some insider</b> …

These are the best New York City restaurants where you can eat for under $40

New York City has no shortage of world-class restaurants, but many are too expensive for those who don't make six-figure salaries. Still, there are plenty of high-quality options that offer reasonably priced meals.<p>Each year, the judges of the Michelin Guide award the title of Bib Gourmand to their …

7 Must-Do Morning Routine Hacks

Stack the odds in your favor every morning with these tricks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are many great demands on you. The market is always evolving, the competition is always growing, there's price erosion and, of course, you have to keep …

Here Is How Millennials Can Get Rich From Exchange Traded Funds

Millennials have one advantage when it comes to investing: a long time horizon.<p>A longer time horizon means investments are amplified from compounding …

8 questions to ask yourself before you invest in anything

There's no shortage of investment recommendations out there.<p>Your family members have opinions. Your friend that works for that financial company has suggestions. The internet is full of articles claiming to know what you should be investing in.<p>With all of that input, how do you decide whether any …

Where on Earth to Find Rare Black Sand Beaches

From a nude beach in Hawaii to a glacial coast in Iceland, these black sand beaches are amazing.<p>The image of a serene beach is often one that …

3 Small-Cap Marijuana Stocks to Get on Your Radar

These pot stocks could soon have investors seeing green.<p>When it comes to the fastest-growing, and riskiest, industries in the stock market, none …

11 things you can add to your water bottle that your body will love you for

There’s a good chance you <i>probably</i> don’t drink enough water, and we totally get it: Plain water is about the most boring thing on the planet to a lot …

Wellness

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

5 Habits You Can Start Right Away to Build Unwavering Self-Discipline | Inc.com

<i>What are some good ways to build strong self-discipline? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic , Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p><b>Here's</b> …

Stanford University

How to Invest Like a Millionaire (When You're Not One)

The majority of millionaires are self-made. And they have a different way of thinking. Here is how to think the way they do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lots of people dream of becoming a millionaire, but few actually know what it takes to get there. Most …

Three tips for smart dividend ETF plays

Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Five? 10? 20?<p>Try 90 percent, according to money managers BlackRock Inc .<p>That may explain a curious phenomenon happening with exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that focus on dividends. Conventional wisdom holds …

How to Invest Just Like a Millionaire

"Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one," said American author Thomas J. Stanley, who wrote The Millionaire Next …

37 First-Date Questions to Ask When You Find Yourself Tongue-Tied

First dates can be totally enjoyable, a so-so experience, or can leave you wishing you were anywhere else. (Remember that one time when your date …

Siblings

84 Questions To Ask On A First Date

Modern day dating is tricky. Perhaps, more of a challenge today than ever in history.<p>Why, with so many dating apps making it easier to meet people, has it become increasingly difficult?<p>I believe that because it has become so easy to find, talk to, and meet up with someone, there is little risk …

These New Yorkers Don't Pay Rent (And You Can Skip It Too)

He is, in a sense, an itinerant super, taking up temporary residence in whichever building demands it. And that can mean shifting among any number of …

How to Ask for a Raise: The Advice No One Gives You

You work your butt off.<p>You've taken on extra responsibilities at the office. You slave away after hours. You've gone above and beyond to impress your …

Habits To Help You Build A Fortune On A Small Salary

Many of us assume that if you have a small or average salary, you cannot build a wealth out of it. Nevertheless, have you hear about ‘it’s not how …

7 strategies that will help you build more wealth, according to 2 self-made millionaires

In their new book "Wealth Can't Wait," entrepreneurs, real estate investors, and self-made millionaires David Osborn and Paul Morris outline how to build sustainable wealth by cultivating smart habits, or disciplines.<p>Osborn is the operating partner of Keller Williams Realty and managing partner at …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are the 10 worst money mistakes anyone can make

Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I. If this is the heart of your financial plan, it's likely that you'll be prosperous.<p>That said, there is one other thing you'll need to do — you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money moves …

How I Make Money Travel Blogging

People keep asking me - so here it is! Exactly how I make money travel blogging. Everything from freelance writing to paid trips, this is where all …