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What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Snapchat‘s Leaked Pitch Deck

I was very lucky to come across this pitch deck used by Snapchat back in 2014. To provide some background, Snapchat is a photo messaging app that …

Startups

Make One Batch Of This Chili, and Feast On It All Week

Our chili recipe delivers a huge protein payload. Cook it once, and eat for a week<p>Preparing all your meals for the upcoming week is smart: You eliminate stress, eat healthier stuff, and spend way less energy agonizing over what’s for dinner.<p>Plus, you lessen your chances of swerving into the …

How to Build Influence Like a Boss

You have built the best product or service, but do you have the influence to tell the world and make it successful?<p>I love to cook. It's one of my favorite ways to relieve stress. Almost every Sunday night I pull down a recipe from a website and try it out for the first time. The risk I take is that …

Public Relations

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

Success

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Best jokes for smart people and why they're funny

HBO<p>There's a special glee that comes from getting a really nerdy joke.<p>You feel smart both smart and dorky at the same time.<p>Redditors took turns sharing their own favorite intellectual jokes, and we've gathered our favorites here.<p>From chemistry to art to music, these are the jokes you can pull out …

16 Entrepreneurs Under 40 Accomplishing Amazing Things

The American entrepreneurs on the most recent Young Global Leaders list are an incredible bunch.<p>What is it possible to accomplish if you put your mind to it? Sometimes there's no better place to look for inspiration (and a healthy push to expand your dreams) than those who managed to achieve …

World Economic Forum

The founder of a $40 million company says this is the biggest difference between entrepreneurs and successful business owners

Erin Condren, the founder of an eponymous $40 million stationery company, says there's a simple trait that divides those who manage to bring their businesses to the next level ... and those who can't.<p>She says <b>entrepreneurs who end up being successful business owners are the people who are willing to</b> …

The Top Tools Entrepreneurs Can Use to Outsource Their Life

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All entrepreneurs know that startup life is a 24/7 gig. We are busy people that have to learn to allocate our time in the most efficient way possible.<p>For those who don't have help at home, it’s not easy to juggle work and life. …

Outsourcing

Photographer Gets Lost in the Beauty of Tokyo's Neon Streets at Night

Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo. His photographs manage to precisely capture the dynamism of the bustling city lit by bright neon signs and artificial lights, making one question the …

7 Proven Tips to Launch Your Business on Instagram

With over 400 million monthly active users, Instagram is a great network for gaining online visibility and building an audience for your brand. If …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Building wealth: Best moves if you're 45 to 54

Money magazine's 101 Ways to Build Wealth package offers blueprints for the different stages of your life on how to achieve real financial security. …

Wealth

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

9 startup lessons entrepreneurs would teach themselves if they could go back in time

A 2012 Harvard Business School study found that three out of four venture-backed startups fail.<p>And not even the luckiest and most talented founders — the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world — make it through the process unscathed.<p>All entrepreneurs will make poor management decisions or wrong hires and …

21 reasons you're not rich

Everyone says they want to be rich, and there's certainly enough advice out there on how to acquire more money.<p>But what about the reasons you're <i>not</i> rich? What's really holding you back?<p>It's easy to tell someone how to do something, but chances are they aren't going to change until they recognize …

10 Things To Remember If You Want To Do What You Love For A Living

According to the latest Gallup polls, only 32% of Americans actually love what they do for a living. That leaves a whopping 68% of people feeling …

Motivation

Articles about strikingly minimal home built less six months on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>There are so many ways to use the app and since we talk a lot about productivity here on the Buffer blog, I …

Productivity

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

Gary Pepper Girl Blogger Nicole Warne Spills Her Beauty and Business Secrets

If you don't know Nicole Warne already, allow us to introduce you: She's the Australian fashion and beauty writer behind the incredibly popular Gary Pepper Girl blog. We've long been fans of Warne not only because we covet her laid-back chic style, but we also can't help but love a woman who has …

Seven Ways to Poop Outdoors

<b>There’s pretty much one way to poop indoors</b>: In a toilet. No real room for creativity. Or at least functional creativity. When you’re camping, …

Camping

How to Make Healthy Brownies With a Surprise Ingredient

Calling all chocoholics! Get ready to make the healthiest brownie you can actually feel good about eating. This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free , refined sugar-free and vegan, made with a particular superstar fiber-packed ingredient — black beans<i>.</i> Now before you get dismissive, hear me out. Black …

Dessert

New "Infinity" Rooms by Yayoi Kusama Offer Expansive Look at Her Dreamlike Body of Work

For years, we've been enamored with the colorfully dazzling work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her awe-inspiring installations feature a dizzying amount of dots that engulf the viewer in a fantastical, dreamlike world. Now, she has taken over the south wing of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art …

A self-made millionaire says a single choice could be part of the reason you aren't getting rich

T. Harv Eker — who not only studied incredibly wealthy people, but worked his way up from nothing to millionaire status — noticed a crippling choice that the average person makes over and over again: "<b>Most people choose to play small</b>," Eker writes in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind."<p>He …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

James Clear<p>Read full profile<p>I’m fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are …

Wellness

op Journal

After generations of sleeping outside, you tend to pick up a few tricks. Since 1938, REI employees and members have been creating and tuning pro tips …

Camping