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Google's new Tasks app gets the job done, but just barely

Along with its Gmail design overhaul yesterday, Google relaunched its Tasks app. It’s now available within your Gmail inbox when you activate the new interface, as well as on Android and iOS.<p>Sadly, it’s as barebones as any to-do app I’ve ever used. I’m all for apps that keep things simple and don’t …

Apps

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.<p>Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. Different leaders may have different makeups, different strengths and challenges. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership--the qualities that all great leaders …

Inventions

Google’s new Gmail aims to hit Microsoft where it hurts

It’s all business<p>Google unveiled a new Gmail design this week, overhauling its free email service with new features and a fresh look. Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features …

Gmail

Starting a Franchise But Need Financing? Here's What to Do.

Getting capital is no easy feat, especially for first-time franchisees.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In theory, getting a loan for a franchise business should be easier than financing a new startup. You have brand recognition, a proven track record and hard …

Small Business

Know These 5 Stages of Sleep For Better Rest

Have you been sleeping wrong this entire time?<p>We get it. There’s no better feeling than an extra 10 minutes of snoozing on a warm, cozy bed.<p>But did you know that it could actually make you more tired?<p>I know, it sounds counterintuitive. More sleep = more tired doesn’t seem like an equation that …

Brainwaves

What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness is a common symptom experienced by women when they go through the menopause transition and possibly for many years after. However, …

Women's Health

Most Useful Siri Commands on macOS

Starting with macOS Sierra in 2016, Apple introduced support for Siri on the Mac, allowing you to access the personal assistant across all of your Apple devices for the first time.<p>Siri on Mac can actually do quite a few useful things that aren't available on iOS devices, and because the technology …

Operating Systems

Try This: 15 Foods for Strong, Healthy Sperm

Markers of health<p>Healthy sperm are an important factor in male fertility. If you’re trying to conceive, you can improve the quality of your sperm by …

Nutrition

How to enable the new Gmail right now

Google just updated Gmail with one of its biggest redesigns in a long time. The update brings several security features like confidential mode, which allows you to add two-factor authentication and / or set expiration dates for individual emails. Phishing alerts are also now highlighted in a much …

Apps

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

There's plenty to like about the new Gmail.<p>Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can …

Apps

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

Apps

How To Win Customers Without Spending A Dollar On Ads

When I was 19 years old, I was a first-time entrepreneur running a fast-growing company that sold golf clubs on the internet. I had never taken a business class in college and only knew a little about marketing from trial and error. I was getting a lot of customers through Facebook ads but didn’t …

Marketing

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

These Jabra wireless earbuds are the best alternative to Apple’s AirPods

The new $170 Jabra Elite 65t earbuds are my go-to recommendation for anyone who wants truly wireless earbuds that aren’t Apple’s AirPods. As good as the AirPods are, there are several things that might rule them out for some people. If you’re like me, it’s the one-size-fits-most design; my ears …

Consumer Tech

20 Tips You Definitely Need If You're Always Busy And Stressed

Bookmark this for a rare moment when you're not rushing around.

Productivity

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, …

Marketing

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

Numb

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

This is what the new Gmail will look like

Yesterday, Google confirmed a major redesign for Gmail was on the way. We’d seen drafts of a redesign dating back nearly a year ago and heard some descriptions of the new look, but after yesterday’s news, several sources shared images of the new design itself – including some new features.<p>Other …

Apps

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone X

The iPhone X is an incredible smartphone.<p>I upgraded to the iPhone X last year via the iPhone Upgrade Program, and it's one of my favorite iPhone designs ever. It's got a gorgeous OLED screen, it's fast, and I like the potential for Face ID (although I agree with my colleague Tony — it needs some …

Mobile Technology

Credit card companies are removing signature requirements

Starting today, three major US credit card companies—Mastercard, American Express, and Discover—are removing the requirement for a customer signature …

FinTech

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Self-help

5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Relationship When You're Swamped with Work

Don't compromise what's most important<p>When you're putting in long hours or otherwise under a lot of pressure at work, it can be difficult to find the time or energy to connect with your partner in a meaningful way.<p>At first, it might seem like the occasional canceled dinner or forgotten promise is …

Relationships

5 Ways to Go Green in Your Small Business

Ways to Go Green in Your Small Business<p>Updated October 11, 2016<p>Small businesses are quicker and more nimble than larger corporations, and we can use …

Small Business

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

Practicing These 3 Daily Habits Will Inherently Make You More Successful

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

Success

Surprising Facts About Sex

Sex facts<p>Beyond the obvious, sexual intercourse has many healthy benefits. It can help you feel happier, be healthier, and live a longer life. It can …

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Self-help

From the Editor's Desk: We don't need longer battery life, we just need to use our phones less

I haven't met someone who doesn't complain about the battery life on their phone to some extent. Walking through airports, as I so often do, people …