Andre Stears

34 Added | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | 4 Followers | @andrestears | Keep up with Andre Stears on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andre Stears”

Here Are The Best Apps For People With Too Much To Do

While some still insist on sticking with pencil and paper to keep track of their daily tasks, many harried professionals are turning to productivity apps to help manage everything from huge projects and deadlines to the little things they need to get done.<p>Productivity apps are in huge demand; …

Apps

Best triathlon wetsuits review 2015 - Best triathlon wetsuits review 2015 (3/3)

We conclude our guide to 2015's best triathlon wetsuits, and pick a winner...<p>Mako B-First<p>Price: £409 from www.mako-sport.fr<p>The B-First suit sits one …

IRONMAN Nutrition Five Rookie Mistakes

This is a series of expert articles on nutrition from Sports Dietitians Australia members. In this issue Gregory Cox looks at the five most common …

The Way You Breathe Makes All the Difference in Swimming

Pattern and Timing of the Breath<p>Swimming freestyle requires the marriage of many moving parts, as well as specific mobility and ranges of motion …

Swimming

Power to Weight Ratio: watts per kilogram explained and how to boost yours

<b>‘Power-to-weight ratio’ is an oft quoted phrase in cycling – especially by cyclists who find themselves struggling when the terrain goes up. It’s</b> …

3 Psychology Books to Change Your Mindset (and Your Business)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge," says author George R.R. Martin of <i>Game of Thrones</i> fame.<p>I read to keep my edge. I get especially excited about books rooted in psychology -- about the way we …

Self-improvement

This Is How The Schedules Of Successful People Look Like

Do you want to be more successful? Many successful entrepreneurs share similar ideals and routines which play an intrinsic part in their success.<p>Here …

How to Network When You're an Introvert

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s workplace environment, we use more technology than ever before. As new businesses become more technology and information driven, the quieter an office becomes. How do we set ourselves apart in a world full of successful and …

Networking

Make Your Minutes Count: A List of Top Time Management Tools

<b>The Internet never sleeps, which means nearly every ’Net professional can relate to a seemingly endless to-do list.</b><p>The biggest challenge for ’Net …

This 21-year-old dropped out of college last year to start a business that's on track to earn $1 million in 2015

He was a sophomore at the College of Charleston at the time, juggling classes, an internship, and — after years of starting and profiting from small-scale businesses in his teens — the itch to branch out and do his own thing.<p>The 21-year-old remembers weighing the idea of graduating early instead of …

College & University

Adventure 101: Surfing Costa Rica

Surfers and wannabes have been flocking to Costa Rica’s <b>Guanacaste Province</b> since the film <i>The Endless Summer 2</i>—documentarian Bruce Brown’s follow-up to his 1966 surf classic—popularized it two decades ago.<p>The region, on the country’s northwestern coast, is a meteorological sweet spot between the …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a business was exciting at first. I felt the freedom of controlling my own destiny while working with my closest friends, daydreaming about the next big breakthrough and planning for the day that financial freedom would finally …

Business Strategy

7 Areas of My Life That I Outsource So I Can Focus on Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to focusing on clients and providing each person I partner with the time they deserve, I have found there is nothing better than to outsource. I outsource in an effort to make better use of the time I do have and to put …

Small Business

Five Habits Of Creative People

Whether it’s getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.<p>There is no secret trick to becoming more creative, but the good news is creativity is a skill you can build.<p>That means that you can become more creative with the right time and …

Creativity

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Small Business

How a Cape Town Developer Is Fighting Legacy of Apartheid

David Pearson has a vision: a new community of 800,000 -- bigger than Boston -- complete with factories, schools, clinics and a university that will …

5 Top Industries For Starting A Business

<i>(Another, more recent list of new-business ideas is published here.)</i><p>Have an independent streak? If you’re an American, chances are you do.<p>The U.S. consistently leads developed countries around the world in the rate of entrepreneurship, and 25 million people were in the process of starting or …

The Best Startup Advice No One Wants To Tell You

Tech reporters frequently get the following question: "What advice would you give to startups that are trying to pitch you?"<p>It sounds counter-intuitive, but the honest response is: "Don't talk to me."<p>There is a place in the tech world for press. When done well, it introduces innovative new ideas, …

Startups

A PR Insider Reveals the Secret Lives of Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career in marketing and PR. I was taught how to convince you both to serve your family boxed macaroni with powered imitation cheese and that you deserve to own a new luxury car.<p>Marketers get into your mind. We convince you …

Success

When Setting Prices, Ignore Your Gut and Pay Attention to Big Data

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joseph Schumpeter, a giant of economics, wrote brilliantly on the subject of price (“Price equilibrium in the circular flow is displaced by an analysis of prices in motion”). But if you lead business-to-business (B2B) sales teams, or …

B2B

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re sitting at your desk, daydreaming to start your own business, this is the article for you.<p>You already know that launching a company can be an intimidating process requiring tons of hard work. But the …

Entrepreneurship

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mindset is probably the major determinant of success in pretty much every walk of life. In other words, the thinking patterns you habitually adopt largely govern the results you achieve.<p>But different circumstances and situations require …

Entrepreneurship

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About half of Americans dream of opening their own businesses, according to a recent survey by the UPS Store, but with 50% of small businesses failing within the first five years, how do you know if you're an entrepreneur ... or a …

Entrepreneurship

26 Ways to Use Visuals in Your Social Media Marketing

Shares 8K<p>Have you noticed more photos on social networks?<p>Do you have a visual component as part of your social media marketing strategy?<p>Do you need …

By: deb1221

Unfortunately NavNeet, I can only share what I’ve read. I am not affiliated with Pinterest in any way.Here’s a useful link about issues people have …

Writing

How to Create a Social Media Strategy By Spying Your Competitors

Shares 4K<p>Are you struggling to create a social media strategy for your business?<p>Lacking insight into the social behaviors of your customers?<p>No data, …

Spying

4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most merchants take basic precautions to reduce theft in their stores: they train employees and install surveillance systems. But even with these steps, the National Retail Federation survey found that 96 percent of retailers have been a …

Employment

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sooner or later, if business is going well, you'll be asked to speak about your product or service publicly. For most of us, that is a terrifying proposition.<p>Even as a young child, I was afraid of public speaking. I can remember sitting …

Public Speaking

Know Your Shopper to Boost Post-Holiday Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After the holidays your store is poised for a second rush, but the post-holiday shoppers have different needs. They may be self-gifting, planning for the new year, or just ticking errands off their to-do lists. Knowing in advance who they …

Boxing Day