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Cannabis Industry Could Reach $300 Million by End of 2016

The legal cannabis industry in the Rocky Mountain state is on track to beat $996 million in sales last year.<p>Cannabis sales in Colorado is almost a $100 million per month industry.<p>Colorado's cannabis dispensaries sold more than $270 million worth of marijuana, edibles, and other marijuana products …

Cannabis

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

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Technology is finally eliminating geography as a barrier to real estate investing

Akhil Saklecha Contributor<p>Akhil Saklecha is a general partner with Artiman Ventures.<p>Real estate investing has long elicited a variety of emotions, running the gamut from excitement to anxiety. When dealing with significant sums of capital, feelings of apprehension tend to creep in, especially …

Real Estate

How to Harvest Terawatts of Solar Power on the Moon

Planet Earth isn’t the most ideal place for solar power to thrive. Sunsets and weather afford solar panels a significant amount of downtime. But …

Stoners Share Their Worst Dabbing Stories

Hint: Don't hold it in.<p>Even if you're a daily stoner, the first time you dab can be a terrifying, coughing-fit filled experience if you're not properly prepared. Though shatter may not be as "toxic and highly addictive" as some reports may lead you to believe, it can still really fuck you up.<p>If …

Cannabis

QuizUp Looks To Gamify Corporate Learning With QuizUp At Work

Work isn’t all about fun and games, but QuizUp is trying as hard as it can to change that.<p>The popular and frustratingly addictive trivia game is announcing a new initiative today to change corporate learning with QuizUp at Work. The program allows corporations to take the fun and competitive nature …

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Breaking the deadlock of indecision and taking action, any action for that matter, as long as it won’t lead you to another deadlock, is OK. Besides, …

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right …

Small Business

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

How To Sell Without Selling - Copyblogger

If you want a simple way to make your emails more profitable, without any hard pitching or looking even remotely “salesy”, then give me a few minutes …

5 Tips for Finding the Right Idea

Ask any entrepreneur and they will tell you—building a business around the right idea is easily the toughest part of getting started. Will this idea …

5 Ways To Stand Out By Choosing A Niche To Lead

Anyone who says he’d like to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, or Seth Godin doesn’t understand what it takes to be a standout entrepreneur. Standouts don’t aspire to be like anyone else. Instead, they forge ahead in an underdeveloped niche and define that space.<p>In order to do big …

What Does an Angry Customer Cost?

The byproducts of happy clientele are obvious. Sales rise. Stores fill. Facebook "likes" stream in. These promoters recommend the companies they like …

Customer Experience

Unbounce's Expert Digital Marketing Resources (Free)

The Unbounce Conversion Benchmark Report<p>We analyzed 74,551,421 visitors to 64,284 lead gen landing pages. Here are average industry conversion rates …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

It's for your own good. Cut these things out of your day and you'll see gains in productivity--not to mention happiness.<p>If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you'll get huge returns--in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being--from adding these items to …

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How to Get Things Done

There are definitely times when I lack the motivation, drive, or structure to get my work done productively. Most of the time I struggle with getting …

Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …