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Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key

I asked 118 successful founders for their best advice, and 110 told me basically the same thing.<p>Parents want the best for our kids. Near the top of the list? Financial security and freedom.<p>Since research shows that the only way to accumulate great wealth in America is through entrepreneurship, I …

Entrepreneurship

Column: Hey teachers, please stop using behavior charts. Here’s why

My daughter started fifth grade this month with a wonderful new teacher and, to my delight, the absence of one of the most annoyingly ubiquitous …

Fast food still includes an ingredient with no purpose and plenty of negatives

In the U.S., McDonald's fries have a whopping 19 ingredients—including sodium acid pyrophosphate, which keeps the fries' color from getting dull. This is strange since you'd think that all we really expect of French fries is for them to at least vaguely mimic the color of a potato.<p>Then there's …

5 Simple Ways to Instill an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Your Kids

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Naturally, most kids are daring, adventurous, eager to learn, willing to take risks, fearless, and …

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A boy told his teacher she can't understand him because she's white. Her response is on point.

Fifth-grade teacher Emily E. Smith is not your ordinary teacher.<p>She founded The Hive Society — a classroom that's all about inspiring children to …

6 Quirky Ways to Improve Brain Function

<i>We may be biased, but we think the human brain is pretty special. All this week, mentalfloss.com is celebrating this miracle organ with a heap of</i> …

Atlassian splits flagship JIRA product into three ahead of IPO

Atlassian has split its JIRA service, a project management and collaboration platform, into three separate products, the company announced today.<p>Now, …

Project Management

13 of the most impressive professors at Stanford

In fact, we named it the No. 2 college in America on this year's best colleges list.<p>The Ivy League of the West is an incubator for future tech stars and entrepreneurs and home to some of the world's most innovative researchers and teachers.<p>From writers to mathematicians, Stanford's professors are …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

8 Ways a Mind Map Can Declutter Your Project Management

Project managers can organize their team, their thoughts, and visualize every moving part of their project workflow by using mind maps.<p>PCMag reviews …

Project Management

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

startups

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions.<p>Shutterstock<p>I've made a lot of bad rules in the decade I've been a mom, from …

Parenting

Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch!<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000 and late — especially now that everyone's doing a simpler, safer abs exercise: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and …

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Imagine Themselves as Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the Rich Dad Radio show, legendary entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki said, “The worst thing you can teach your kids is to go to school and get a job.”<p>I wouldn't go that far -- if one of my kids wants to be a doctor they’ll need …

Entrepreneurship

6 things about money kids should know before they are 12

When was the last time you did not have to struggle with your daily finance? Everyone does, no matter how much economics andfinancewe have learned in …

Startups On a Shoestring: 5 Successful Tech Companies That Were Started For Under $10,000

There’s good news if you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a future technology entrepreneur. You don’t need venture capital (VC) or even a wad of cash squirreled away under your mattress to fund the next big thing. In fact, a recent Kauffman Foundation study found that less than one percent of U.S. …

startups

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

Your Daily Scrum is Killing Your Team

Your Daily Scrum is almost certainly killing your team, and probably not for the reasons you think.I can guess some of the problems that you’ve …

A look at a typical project lifecycle

Posted on 3rd March 2015<p>The success of an IT project is determined by how a project is executed. As an agile development house, kwiboo has embraced …

BOSS Network

“Bringing out successful sisters.” A community of entrepreneurial women who support each other through conversation, online and event-based networking, the BOSS network makes minority business owners a priority.

Project Management Basics: Beginner's Guide to Gantt Charts

Gantt charts are a staple tool in project management. They've achieved this status because of their ability to visualize the timeline of a project …

Award-Winning Books You <i>Need</i> to Read

Suddenly there are a lot more gold-stickered covers at the bookstore. Here are our picks from the recent honorees, including a few surprises.<p>The …

Elon Musk uses this ancient critical-thinking strategy to outsmart everybody else

Before he was a world-changing entrepreneur, Elon Musk was on track to become a physicist — even starting an applied physics Ph.D. at Stanford University.<p>But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it …

Five Ways the Guy Behind Diapers.com Plans to Challenge Amazon — Again

Jet.com will give you the lowest price on the Web. And then make it even lower.<p>As far as hype goes, Jet.com is near the top in the e-commerce industry right now.<p>Founded by the guy behind Diapers.com, the company has raised $80 million in investments, and it hasn’t even launched yet. Mid-level …

eCommerce

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

"Help Me Find a Job!" Emails to Send to Your Network

You’ve updated your resume, perfected your LinkedIn profile, and honed in on your target positions. And now, you’re ready to reach out to your …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement