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Want a High-Performing Team? Create an Atmosphere of 'Relaxed Intensity'--Here's How

The term "relaxed intensity" may seem contradictory but it sure as heck isn't counter-productive.<p>We're all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience based secrets to success. One thing's for sure, any formula for success requires an intense commitment.<p>But this is trickier than it …

Leadership

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

Should you lock in your mortgage rate or renew early before interest rates rise again?

The Bank of Canada (BoC) stayed put today, but interest rates will probably begin to rise again by the end of the year.<p>The BoC’s so-called policy …

Canadian Real Estate

Before and After: This $7K IKEA Kitchen is a Serious Stunner

This kitchen has lots of counterspace and TONS of storage (although, what's with that lonely floating cabinet), but it has a few issues, "ugliness …

Small Spaces

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

Where, exactly, rising interest rates may leave Canadians in danger of losing their homes

<b>WATCH ABOVE: These Canadian communities are at risk of drowning in debt if interest rates continue to rise.</b><p>When we visited Ellisa Atherton’s living …

Canadian Real Estate

25 Smart and Unique Ways to Design Your Living Room

Designing a small space can be tricky, especially if you have a living room so tiny your legs practically hit the wall when you’re lounging around. …

Living Rooms

20 celebrities who didn't have sex before marriage

"I just thought that it would be so much more special if we waited."<p>A handful of celebrities have candidly shared the reasons why they chose to wait until marriage—some made faith-based decisions, while others were looking for the right person.

Relationships

12 Purple Rooms to Inspire Your Decorating

If you think purple is reserved for Tim Burton paraphernalia and infamous 90's dinosaurs, think again. Ultra Violet is Pantone's Color of the Year …

Interior Design

What Is Mayonnaise? What to Know About This Condiment

Learn the secrets behind one of the most widely used condiments around the world.<p>By the time I was in my late teens, I'd easily eaten hundreds of …

Food

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

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do.<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

Self-improvement

I'm a millionaire who creates zero jobs. Why do I pay less tax than you?

Our tax code is deliberately designed to reward money over work, and the corporate tax cut financially rewards companies for moving money and jobs overseas<p>In 2013, just a few years after the 2008 financial crisis, I was part of BlackRock’s Financial Markets Advisory Group working for the Greek …

Finance

If You're Just Not Losing Weight, Any of These 9 Sneaky Culprits May Be the Reason Why

If you've been trying hard for a long time to lose weight, and you just can't get there, there could be several reasons why, according to best-selling author Max Lugavere. "There is so much confusion when it comes to losing weight," he wrote in his Instagram post. "But really, if that's your goal, …

Nutrition

5 Easiest Habits for Weight Loss

Sometimes, the success or failure of your weight loss program depends more on your daily habits than on the food choices you make. The little things …

Fitness

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

Why you shouldn't buy a new car ... ever

<b>"Name me something that you use less than 4 percent of the day, all the while it loses value."</b><p>There are days when I feel like I drive the oldest car …

Personal Finance

If You Want to Be a Great Leader, You Should Stop Using These Phrases Now

Your words have the power to either inspire or discourage your employees<p>When you're a manager, your employees are constantly watching to see how you behave and what you say. As a result, it's important to be intentional about your choice of words in any setting.<p>As the boss, there are certain things …

Leadership

The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Quantum Mechanics

Here's How Old You Should Be When You Start a Company, According to Science. (It's Not What You Think)

The National Bureau of Economic Research used Census data to find the average age of super-successful founders.<p>Company founders can be as young as in their teens or as old as in their 80s. But is there an ideal age you should be when you start a company? It turns out there is, and it's older than …

VCS

The Fine Art of Mastering Originality

39 essential rules to living a stylish, true-to-yourself life.<p>1. Of Course, There Are No Rules to Being an Original<p>Let’s get right to the point—being an original and follow-ing rules? That doesn’t quite add up, does it? Pharrell? Steve Jobs? Elon Musk? Friggin’ Karl Ove Knausgaard? You’re right: …

Men's Fashion

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

100 Sex Jokes That Are 100% Funny And 100% Dirty

"I shaved for nothing."

Grindr

Drinking hot water can help you lose weight Here s how

Lauding the age-old Indian practice of drinking the hot water now several global researchers have also agreed to the fact that instead of drinking …

Wellness

Create a balanced colour scheme

A room with a balanced colour scheme will be comfortable to be in says Sarah Gregory.<p>"Without balance a room can feel too loud or too quiet," says …

Home Decorating

So What Exactly Is Online Interior Design?

There was a time when interior design was the sole province of the rich and famous. It was for penthouse apartments, sprawling family estates and …

Interior Design

TV Wall Mounting Height Chart - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

How High To Mount The TV To Blend Looks And Comfort ← Back to article<p>How High To Mount The TV To Blend Looks And Comfort<p>TV Wall Mounting Height …

Home Decorating

This Is How You Get New Customers to Trust You Right Away

Learn how to use the five types of social proof marketing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm sorry to tell you this, but most people do not trust you.<p>It has nothing to do with you as a person, or your business, values or past. The fact is, we live in a world where we …

Marketing