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15 Free Microsoft Excel Business Templates That You Never Heard Of

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Atlanta’s tallest building scores trio of new tenants following renovations

Mass transit and another Midtown food hall, Marketplace 600, are part of the allure, project leaders say<p>It’s no secret that the Great Recession walloped Atlanta’s tallest skyscraper, leaving the 1.3-million-square-foot mega-structure half vacant, but its owners say recent spruce-ups are paying off, …

13 Insider Tips To Take Your Real Estate Game To Another Level

Real estate development and investing isn’t just about looking for a good deal from one day to the next. It’s also about keeping a close eye on the markets, identifying the relevant market trends and deciding when to make your next move with a subtle approach or an aggressive one.<p>So, how do you …

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Thought Experiment<p>Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power …

Research

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

The Kushners' New York City Buildings Are Mostly Owned By Others

Kushners’ New York City Buildings Are Mostly Owned By Others<p>By Caleb MelbyCaleb Melby and David KocieniewskiDavid Kocieniewski<p>When Kushner Cos. …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

15 Property Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Seeking Passive Income From Real Estate

Purchasing real estate for investment income is a sound strategy, if you stay on top of your property.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a landlord or just looking to make money with real estate, it's crucial to understand how to manage a property the right way. …

Tax Change on Mortgages Could Shake Up the Housing Market

The Republican tax plan unveiled on Thursday takes aim at the most sacred of cows: the provision that subsidizes homeownership by allowing the deduction of interest on mortgage debt.<p>For most of America, the impact would be minimal. The proposed bill would make the interest deduction available on …

Housing Market

Unique Photos of Bruce Springsteen by Frank Stefanko

Wall of Sound Editions will publish an incredible new photography book featuring Bruce Springsteen spectacular career, seen by the photographer Frank …

These Cleverly Composed Photos Play with Shadows, Lines, and Space

Photographer Denis Cherim has an eye for creative composition. His <i>Coincidence Project</i> is filled with cleverly framed photos containing interesting …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Résumés

Atlanta Home Touted for Its Unusual Security Features is Listed for $14.7M

Concealed entries and exits, man traps, ballistic doors and walls… It’s not a James Bond movie, but a real life fortress in Atlanta that’s up for …

Here's how much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary depending on where you live

$75,000 a year looks very different depending on where you live. Some states like Texas and Washington don't have state income taxes. So on average, you could see a bigger paycheck.<p>We decided to crunch the numbers. Here's what $75,000 looks like after paying taxes in 11 major US cities:<p>New York …

Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

While America closes its borders, its northern neighbor is poaching some of the best tech talent in the world.<p>It’s no secret that the United States has long dominated cutting-edge technologies, from personal computers and biotech to smartphones and social media. One big reason: America’s track …

Canada

Charming Candler Park bungalow scores quick offer at $660K

Interior renovations plus plenty of outdoor entertaining space provide winning combination for a short stay on the market<p>Less than a week on the market, and this 1925 three-bedroom, two-bath bungalow in Candler Park has a pending offer. This isn’t too surprising given the initial curb appeal—and …

Before and after: Midtown Atlanta is losing surface parking lots—and it’s awesome

It’s easy to take Atlanta’s parking-lot-swallowing development for granted, so here’s a reminder of what Midtown looked like not long ago<p>For many years, Midtown Atlanta consisted of sporadic high-rise development (islands, if you will), rising from a seemingly endless sea of asphalt parking …

30 of the Most Iconic and Influential Photos of All Time Colorized

View from the Window at Le Gras by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, 1826.<br>Getty Images<p>1 of 60<p>From Gordon Parks' defining American Gothic to Frank Powolvy's …

What Is a Sales Funnel? The Guide to Building an Automated Selling Machine.

The right sales funnel, configured the proper way, can automate your marketing and help you scale your income on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the core concepts in the digital marketing industry is the sales funnel. While odd sounding at first, this …

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of …

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does)

Discover the secret sauce of getting more things done in a day.<p>Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a …

The 25 Best Cities for Flipping a House

These markets have the highest percentage of homes flipped.<p>1. Baltimore, MD. Return on Investment: 96.6%, Average Days to Flip: 196, Year-Over-Year …

The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC

Single-member limited liability companies (SMLLCs) are limited liability companies (LLCs) with only one member (owner). As with a corporation, …

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

How Young People Will Grow Into the Current Labor Force

Astronaut. Teacher. Ballerina. Doctor. Singer. Few people say "I want to grow up and work in an office," yet 15 percent of Americans have …