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Addiction, Lies & Shame: How Porn Is F*cking With Australian Men

Giving up any addition is hard, but giving up porn is one stiff challenge. Literally.Although it starts as an 'innocent' indulgence, many guys are …

How to Find Anyone's Business Email Address

If you live in the world of marketing, you've likely wanted to find someone's contact information but had no idea where to start looking. Whether …

5 overlooked secrets of a great email

Email is the most used tool for communication at the workplace, yet also the most misunderstood.<p>As a content marketer at a Kuala Lumpur-based startup …

7 Ways to Fast Track Your Career When You Don’t Live in a City

Ever feel like all of the good career advice you read is catered toward people who live in major metros, like NYC or San Francisco? You’re not alone — career-centered FOMO can be super real. While it’s true that creative, tech-savvy cities offer a ton of life-changing job opps with big salaries to …

Working Hard Or Hardly Working: Three Tips For Managing Remote Employees

Once the exception, a remote workforce has become the norm. By some estimates, 37% of Americans now work remotely. It’s clear that companies are increasingly likely to allow employees to work from home. Studies have demonstrated that employees are more productive, happier and more engaged when they …

Shattering remote worker stereotypes

A recent satirical piece in the New Yorker played the stereotypical remote worker for laughs -- disheveled, disoriented, starved for human contact, …

This man has visited every country on Earth and made $1m – and you can do it too

Have you ever dreamed of leaving your 9-to-5 routine behind?<p>Irishman Johnny Ward did, and has just completed a 10-year mission to visit every country in the world, a trip which has seen him visit 197 nations, ending in Norway earlier this month, where he celebrated the achievement with his …

Remote Working

Avoid the Telecommuting Reboot

Telecommuting can be a useful concept for an organization, but you have to put the right tools in place to support remote workers.

Remote Working

Mark Zuckerberg's 2017 Goal Shows How Millennials Want To Work

Mark Zuckerberg announced his “tour across America” in a Facebook post on January 3 of this year. Achieving this goal involves visiting 30 states, with the intention “to get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working and thinking about the future.”<p>Some think it’s a precursor to a …

Entrepreneurs reveal benefits of remote working in new research

<i>Entrepreneurs have revealed the top benefits of remote working in new research from insurance company Direct Line.</i><p>The research revealed the best …

Remote Working

4 Skills Needed to Be Successful at Remote Work

In 2015, 23 percent of employees reported doing a portion of their work remotely, up from 19 percent in 2003, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. …

Study: 98 Percent of Remote Workers Find It Enhances Their Productivity

Remote teams offer plenty of advantages: They cut down on the tech world’s increasing consolidation and income inequality, and they help out the …

Get out of the office for work. It’s good for you.

Working from home is getting a bad rap.<p>I’ve worked from home for over 4 years. While I’ve certainly felt sporadic pangs of loneliness, it’s never …

Six Steps To Negotiate For More Flexibility At Work

Flexible working is on the rise. Nearly three out of every four employees say their company offers flexible working and 32% said they regularly work remotely. An entire 79% of employees said they work with at least one person who isn’t based in the same office as them. – <i>The Human Face of Remote</i> …

This App Helps You Find Reliable Wi-Fi and Remote Work Spaces Around the World

As a work-from-anywhere writer, I’m always on the hunt for cool new coffee shops and work-friendly spaces to schlep my laptop to. If I head somewhere …

10 Marketing Conferences Entrepreneurs Must Attend in 2017

Here are events where you will get the most bang for your buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m often underwhelmed by the conferences I attend. Many of the sessions I’ve sat in on over the past couple of years have regurgitated the same basic knowledge time and time …

Marketing

If you want to get smarter, speed-reading is worse than not reading at all

We all know that reading is important. But we’re also busy. So we try to optimize by reading more quickly. And in this way, we miss the point of reading entirely.<p>I’ve noticed this tendency since I began posting about what I learn from reading over 100 books a year. One of the most frequent …

Hall of Fame

How to promote yourself without bragging

We've all heard something along the lines of: "Don't talk about yourself, people won't like you" or "A job well-done speaks for itself."<p>Well, 2017 calls for a new attitude and a new approach. Forget everything negative that has been associated with bragging. This year, bragging is the new …

Job Interviews

How to Start Saving Money Today

Take control of your financial future.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Financial freedom comes to the person who actively takes control of their finances," says Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy.<p>In this video, Tracy explains how you can begin saving money and …

Personal Finance

Can’t Do a Pull-Up? This Easy Workout Plan Will Finally Get You There

Time to impress all your friends.<p>Pull-ups seem like such a basic movement, yet for some, lifting the chin above a bar even once seems impossible. …

18 Ways To Save A Bunch Of Cash Without Even Trying

Money, money, money!<p><i>Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.</i><p><i>Some entries were condensed for length or clarity.</i>

$9 billion financial startup Stripe just hired Obama's entrepreneur expert

In her new role, beginning in February, Heck will be leading partnerships and external affairs for Stripe Atlas — the startup's own program for helping people all over the world start their own internet businesses. In this job, she'll travel the globe and work with international startups and …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Concrete Core: 4 Core Workouts for Stronger Abs

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Increase Strength<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Equipment Required<p>Bodyweight, Dumbbells, …

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Advantage of Influencer Marketing

There is mounting evidence that done correctly, influencers can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290745Influencer marketing is one of the hottest, and effective, ways to …

Marketing

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

How to Keep Your Personal Info Off This Creepy Genealogy Website

Here's how to opt out of FamilyTreeNow.com.<p>You've probably never heard of FamilyTreeNow.com — but it likely has a shocking amount of your personal information posted for everyone on the Internet to see. The genealogy website is free to use and all you have to do is type in a person's name and up …

Strength, Coordination, and Power With Kettlebells

<b>Welcome to kettlebell workouts with coach Dini Leopoldo.</b> There are two workouts each week which can be done on any two non-consecutive days you have …