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50 Powerful Mini Habits That Will Help You Lead Your Best Life

Hard work and perseverance always beat genius and talent in the end.<p><i>What are 50 things that everyone can do to make life easier? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuri Kruman, Master Career</b> …

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31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the floor. Right under my nose.<p>Camargo is the lead engineer on Project Ara, Google's attempt to build a smartphone …

Mobile Technology

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

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The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

A Musician's Guide to Twitter

Even if people aren’t paying for music, they still like to talk about it. Music is one of the most popular topics of conversation on Twitter, which is why every musician and band should be tapping into it if they haven’t already. In fact, 50 percent of people on the social service follows at least …

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

38 Nutrition Experts Reveal Their Favorite Things To Eat For Breakfast

Mom always said breakfast was the most important meal of the day — and the research agrees. Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of nutrition experts what they ate for …

15 Stylish Cars From The Coolest Movies

Hollywood has long had a love affair with stylish cars, so much so that the cars themselves seem to become characters. Auto aficionados know how hard …

How The Cleveland Cavaliers Botched The Greatest Streak Of Lottery Luck In NBA History

No NBA franchise has ever had a streak of lottery luck like this.<p>It's the third time in four years, and the fourth time in 11 years that Cleveland will have the No. 1 pick. The first of those No. 1 picks, in 2003, was LeBron James — who was considered the best NBA prospect ever before the …

Is bulls****ing the real key to success?

A new book by the authors of Freakonomics neatly explains the male tendency to pretend to know the answer to everything, writes Grant Feller<p>Not only have I discovered a new word, but I believe I have discovered the perfect term to describe our entire sex. 'Ultracrepidarianism'.<p>It’s a word that …

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

The Only Productivity Tip You'll Ever Need

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ernest Hemingway woke each morning and began writing straight away.<p>He described his daily routine by saying, “When I am working on a book or a story I write every morning as soon after first light as possible. There is no one to …

Productivity

With Dre & Iovine on board, Apple could become most powerful record label in the world

This won’t be the first time someone suggested Apple could start its own record label. But with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two music industry heavyweights that have built some of the world’s biggest record labels rumored to be getting creative roles at Apple, it’s interesting to imagine what …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …

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South Sudan's Government Was Nearly Overthrown Last Night

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said today that an overnight coup has been averted, blaming …

7 Marketing Truths Every Business Leader Should Know

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department."<br>– David Packard, co-founder, Hewlett-Packard</i><p>If you ask 20 business leaders to define marketing, you’ll probably get 20 different answers. Why is marketing so …

Marketing

Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict ‘massive implosion’ in film industry

Movie theaters may be left behind for the living room<p>George Lucas and Steven Spielberg think the film industry is heading towards a cliff. The pair behind some of the most successful franchises in movie history think that conservative programming choices and rapidly evolving distribution schemes …