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Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon lawmakers created the state's legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market.<p>That meant low barriers for entering the industry that also targeted long-standing medical marijuana growers, …

Cannabis

Thanksgiving Got Shorter After the 2016 Election, Study Says. You Can Guess Why.

Thanksgiving is supposed to be sacrosanct — a time to forget about diets and the stresses of the world and enjoy the company of friends and family. But it doesn’t always work out that way, does it?<p>Old squabbles and politics have a way of intruding. And a new study suggests that America’s growing …

University of California

18 Things I Wish I Had Known In My 20s

Everything is figureoutable (if that's even a word).<p><i>What do you wish you knew at age 20? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> <b>Arthur Luke, Branding Expert | Author | Lifelong</b> …

George Eliot

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

15 Easy Tips on How to Start Investing in Stocks and Bonds in 2018

After years of a riding a bull market, economic influences have investors on a wild ride where peaks and dips are part of daily investing, …

Investing

This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

Body Language

The No Crunch Abs and Back Workout

For strong abs, you don't need to do crunches anymore. These intense, dynamic exercises will challenge your abs and back in a whole new way, giving a …

Workouts

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

Matching Dress Shoes With Your Suit | The Art of Manliness

Once you have your shirt and tie put together, you need to match your shoes to your suit. To do this, know that there are three main colors of dress …

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

How To Design An Emotionally Intelligent PowerPoint Presentation

It’s not about sleek graphics or the presentation software you use. It’s about whether the story you tell resonates with your audience’s needs.<p>If you ask anyone what they think of PowerPoint presentations, they’ll probably give you a strong reaction. But whether you love, hate, or want to ban them …

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Top 7 Bodybuilding Techniques to Shock Your Strong Muscle and Transform Your Physique

<b>The 7 Best Muscle-Builders</b><p>I started training athletes and bodybuilders over 17 years ago. My own passion for building muscle goes back even longer …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Motivation

RECIPE: CHEESECAKE CRESCENT ROLLS

• 2 cans of Pillsbury Crescent rolls<br>• 2 (8oz each) package cream cheese, softened<br>• 1 1/2 tsp vanilla<br>• 1/4 cup butter, melted<br>• cinnamon<br>• sugar<p>Directions<p>Unroll and …

9 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently Than Employees | Inc.com

When you see a glass of water, do you think of it as half full or half empty? The way you answer could be a key factor in your future success.<p>A report from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) says 27 million working-age Americans are starting new businesses. But half of small businesses fail …

Entrepreneurship

6 entrepreneurs share strategies for staying relentlessly persistent

When starting out in business, it can be difficult to generate self-belief if you've never done it before. "Maybe this isn't for me," you think after the 10th hot lead says, "I'll pass."<p>These seasoned entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their strategies to program your mind for …

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Improve your Speaking by Doing this 1 thing for 10 days

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

5 Entrepreneurs That Are Shaking Up Education | Inc.com

You may have sailed through the schooling system with high grades and flying colors. Perhaps you passed up on a college education in favor of dedicating your time and energy to starting your first business. Whatever your experience with the American education system, it isn't over yet.<p>Even if you …

Most people think about success all wrong — because they won't accept a brutal truth

(We'll get back to that lovely little scene in a moment.)<p>Many people feel that buying something new — new technology, new devices, new systems, new "stuff" — is the key to success. They're convinced that what they have is not enough. What holds them back are the things they <i>don't</i> have.<p>But that is …

10 Life Lessons From Losing $6,537 on a Failed Business

10 Life Lessons From Losing $6,537 on a Failed Business<p>If you want to start a business, avoid these mistakes.<p>Updated May 25, 2017<p>Sometimes, you have …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

10 Rules for a great startup idea

Share91<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+114<p>Shares 336<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Even though it’s trendy in …

Entrepreneurship