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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Leadership Playbook: 3 Ways to Coach, Not Criticize, Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs hate giving their employees feedback on how they're doing. As a result, they do this once a year in the form of employee performance reviews, or, at worst, they avoid the process entirely.<p>That's because people often …

Keep Your Portfolio Simple

Four ways to declutter your investments—while staying diversified<p>When it comes to your portfolio and investing practices, more isn't always better.<p>With well over 8,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, as well as a variety of complicated trading strategies, from which to choose—not to mention …

A New Era for Do-It-Yourself Investing

Many investors want to call the shots—while turning to tools and people for help as needed<p>Do-it-yourself investing is gaining newfound popularity—but with a twist.<p>Instead of going it entirely on their own, more investors are pursuing a kind of modified DIY approach, tapping an array of increasingly …

Great Scientist ≠ Good at Math

E.O. Wilson shares a secret: Discoveries emerge from ideas, not number-crunching<p>For many young people who aspire to be scientists, the great bugbear is mathematics. Without advanced math, how can you do serious work in the sciences? Well, I have a professional secret to share: Many of the most …

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For Innovation, Dodge the Prefrontal Police

Quick—what can you do with Kleenex? Easy, blow your nose. But what can you do with Kleenex that no one has ever done before? That's not so easy. Finally a bright idea pops up out of the blue—you could draw a face on it, put a string around the top and make it into a cute little Halloween ghost!<p>Why …

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Optimal Music for the Gym

Researchers Say The Right Tempo Boosts Stamina, Energy Efficiency<p>Looking for a perfect tune for your workout?<p>Michael Jackson's "Beat It" has the optimal beat. So does "Gangnam Style" by Psy and Lady Gaga's "Edge of Glory."<p>Research has found that at the right tempo, music can reduce the sense of …

Big Data Lives or Dies Based on Customer Data Management Strategy

By Noel Yuhanna and Mike Gualtieri<p>Digital technologies empower today's customers, disrupt every industry, and cause your executives to question their competitive strategies. In the age of the customer, the only sustainable competitive advantage you can have is the degree to which you know and …

UNT forms research center devoted to digital retailing

The University of North Texas has established a research center devoted to studying and answering questions about e-commerce for the retail …

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Cash register’s ring growing fainter

NEW YORK — The cash register may be on its final sale.<p>Stores across the country are ditching clunky machines and having salespeople — and even …

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