Chris Smylie

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9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

10 Natural, Organic Oils With Huge Health Benefits

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Organic Products

Solar Powered 'Farm from a Box': Everything You Need to Run an Off-Grid Farm

Shipping containers already make great micro-homes, but one California-based company is using shipping containers to create micro-farms. Farm from a …

Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

<b>Amanda Froelich, True Activist</b><p>These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable …

How to Think Like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

Dr. Peter Diamandis (center) floating with Elon Musk (r), James Cameron (l), and others.<b>Dr. Peter Diamandis</b> has been named one of “The World’s 50 …

Mentoring

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

5 Happy Marriage Habits To Start Before You Tie The Knot

<i>by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits before marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles …

5 Signs You Are Meant to Be an Entrepreneur | SEJ

Are you meant to be an entrepreneur? According to Operation Hope, 43% of children and teens say they want to start their own business one day but …

Entrepreneurship

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

22 absurd camping supplies no one will ever need

There's nothing better than spending a few days in the wilderness. Except for the fact that there's no WiFi, television, kitchen, quesadillas, …

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

unicef — 10 quotes that show wisdom doesn't only come with...

In The Market For A New Bathroom Tile? Here’s One That’s Also A Mathematical Discovery

The pentagon is not a shape you typically see used for tiling. Take a peek at your average bathroom tile pattern and you’ll probably see triangles, quadrilaterals, or hexagons–shapes that, when tessellated, don’t overlap or leave any gaps. That’s what mathematicians call being able to “tile the …

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world. Phones and connected devices make it easier than ever to stay entangled in …

Work-life Balance

Your Ultimate Guide to Glamping Across the U.S.

Hiking boots and marshmallows? Check. Running water and flat-screen TVs? Double check!<p>Camping in the great outdoors might not always go as planned. Your expectation: fresh air and Instagram-worthy photo ops that include mountain tops. The reality: bug infestations and pooping in the woods without …

Cringe-worthy tech habits (and how to fix them)

Last night I climbed into bed around 11:30 PM, plugged in my iPhone to charge and swiped to the home screen to find my favorite alarm clock app—Sleep Cycle. But before I could get to the app, I quickly opened Facebook to see if I had missed anything. One of my friend’s had just had a baby, so I …

Self Control

The 16 Best Funny News Bloopers That Have Ever Happened

I am fine!<p>wordpress.com<p><i>Image Source: wordpress.com</i><p>Well, considering the events and the background, the things that are written on the blue background …

Elon Musk's ex-wife explains what it takes to be as successful as the tech billionaire

Justine shares some compelling insight into what it takes to reach this level of success in response to a recent Quora thread asking, "How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson?"<p>"Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many …

Bill Gates

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

National Parks

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

Simple Form Artworks

One of my favorite painters and artists of all time is Piet Mondrian. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and some of his …

7 Steps You Can Take to Stop Trading Time for Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>We were all lied to.</i> Growing up, we were sold the misconception that we should follow the traditional career path of working 50-hour weeks to receive a stable paycheck. In short: Get into the office early, stay late and even come in on …

Prefab Australian home produces more energy than it uses

Prefabricated homes are becoming more mainstream, with more and more models finding a better balance between quality, price and features. Over in …

Prefab Homes

15 Brilliant Things about George Best

George Best’s career was both a triumph and a tragedy. He was maybe the most technically gifted and imaginative player of all time, up there with …