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YouTube + Evernote = Mobile Training Resource

Whoa. This is too slick — had to share!<p>If you are anything like me, you use YouTube as a resource to learn and develop your skills.<p>One thing I always …

Become an Evernote Power User with These 4 Best Practices

Evernote likes to call its popular note-taking app “your second brain,” and for my money that’s not far off as a productivity tool. As flexible as it …

How to Use Evernote for GTD

Evernote is among the best apps for productivity and much of its success comes from its flexibility. Evernote lets you create and save whatever type …

Productivity

The Free Google Chrome Apps You Need Now Evernote

You just made an Evernote account... now what?! 😳<p>Start with productivity guru @lindseycholmes' new @skillshare course 😍<p>📖: https://t.co/ji6qSAsUze …

The Extraordinary Reason Exceptional People Avoid Mediocre Friends (They Rewire Your Brain)

Your crowd literally makes you see the world differently.<p>You're told entrepreneurs are loners, and that visionaries go it alone. To be successful, you've heard you must leave naysayers behind and surround yourself with others who think like you. Is there really any truth to this? What's the science …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

How HGTV Personality Anthony Carrino Builds his Business With Evernote

From Scannable to Sunrise, HGTV personality and business owner Anthony Carrino relies on Evernote to organize his work and effectively manage his …

How Evernote can Help you Achieve Your Goals | Evernote

If you are going to achieve your goals in 2015, you must have a way to track your progress, so you actually achieve it.<p>There are a variety of tools …

10 Steps to Cope With Overwhelm

Minimalism isn't about having nothing, instead it is about choosing to focus on what is important to you and cultivating that. It is about making conscious choices that match your intentions rather than just absorbing and collecting for the sake of it. So here are my 10 steps to use the principles …

CreateSpace

How to set up a paperless office using your Mac or iPhone

Sick of the mountains of paper stacking up in your inbox? You’ve probably heard about the joys of having a paperless office, maybe even thought about setting one up, but didn’t know how.<p>Well, here’s how. Not only is it easy to set to do, it can totally change your life.<p>Here’s how to use your Mac …

Paperless Office

15 Poses to Help You Sleep Better

Ease into a restful night with a quiet yoga practice focused on deep breathing to calm your mind and release physical tension. This combination of …

This is what happens when you put away your phone for a week

I've never seen my co-worker Allen use a phone. I know he has one; I've called and texted him, and he asked my opinion on the iPhone 6 versus the …

Relationships

Realestate | Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Jennifer Karmon<p>Kendrick Lamar, deemed “arguably the most talented rapper of his generation” by Rolling Stone last year when he was 27, has written …

Los Angeles

Get Out of Bed and Keep Your Hands Busy If You Wake Up at Night

Waking up during the night is a common problem and a type of insomnia. Whether you're a light sleeper or a bad dream wakes you, the video above from …

Average mortgage loan size outpaces home prices

The increase in average loan sizes for purchase mortgage applications has outpaced the recovery in house prices.<p>The <b>Mortgage Bankers Association’s</b> …

Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Saving for Retirement

If we ever hope to stop working and enjoy our golden years, we have to save and invest for our retirement. Here are ten things to know so we can grow …

Retirement

Create a Minimalist Wardrobe with These Essential Clothing Items

You don't need a ton of clothes to look great every day. Streamlining your wardrobe to only the clothes you'll actually wear will, in fact, save you …

Go Inside Scarlett Johansson's New LA Home

The actress settles down with her husband and daughter in the city's Los Feliz neighborhood.<p>After a whirlwind 2014 that included several blockbuster films, the birth of her first child and her marriage to French journalist Romain Dauriac, Scarlett Johansson is finally looking to settle down. <i>Variety</i> …

The Top 5 Countries To Visit in 2015

Luxury travel consortium Virtuoso has unveiled their 2015 travel report of the year's top destinations. Here, the five countries that ranked as the best places to vacation next.<p><b>1) Italy</b><p>With destinations such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and the Amalfi Coast, it's no wonder that Italy is the top …

5 Ways to Be Happier Today

Next time you find yourself feeling down, pick one of these ideas and go for it. Odds are good you'll reap the benefits immediately with an increase in your happiness level regardless of the weather.<p><i>Brrr, its cold outside!</i><p>These cold, grey winter days can send even the most positive people into a …

Happiness

"Success Is Controlling How You Spend Your Time"

A lot of us get caught up in the notion that success means making more money, but success can be defined a lot of different ways. Redefining your …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

When it pays to remodel your home — and when it doesn’t

As home values increase and interest rates remain low, real estate in the U.S. could see a healthy rebound in 2015, with more people entering the …

My Typical Day: How I Get People to Think I’m Productive

It’s funny, because many readers seem to think I’m a super productive, ultra focused, uber disciplined guy.<p>I’m not.<p>I get lazy, I sneak snacks when no …

15 Rules to Live by for a Happier Life

<b>1. Treat every day as a beautiful gift.</b><p>Hands up if you count down the days until Friday. We're wishing away more than half of our week while simultaneously lamenting that "life is too short." We're saving our favorite things for "a special occasion," which automatically sends a message to our brain …

Self-confidence

The 8 Steps to Happiness

Whether it's a job, a friendship, a relationship, a SHIRT, you can't force something that just isn't right. You can -- and you will -- be persistent about making what you want happen, but don't force anything.<p><b>1. Know what you want.</b> Don't think you know what you want -- really, truly 110 percent …

Happiness

Distracted? 11 Hacks That Will Help You Focus. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re not doing work right now doesn’t mean there’s no work to be done. I’ll bet you’re just about to get started on that work right after you read this. Well… you do have to return that phone call first, but then you’ll do …

5 biggest threats to the housing market

Sure, plenty of housing experts and economists are expecting the housing market recovery to gain steam in the new year. But a number of factors could still derail the whole thing.<p>As we head into 2015, here are fivethings real estate watchers are keeping an eye on.<p><b>1. Big investors cash out.</b> …

Housing Market

2015 Real Estate Predictions You Can Count On

Looking to make your fortune in real estate this year? These proclamations offer wisdom to guide you.<p>At the start of every year, real estate experts …

Falling mortgage rates spur surge in home loan applications

Mortgage rates keep falling, and that has borrowers rushing to close a deal.<p>Applications for home loans soared 49% for the week ended Jan. 9, according to the Mortgage Bankers Assn., the largest pop since 2008. The jump from a week earlier came from a 66% increase in refinances, and a 24% gain in …