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Time for a Personal Rebrand? Here's What You Need to Know.

Follow these three steps, and you'll be ready to take your brand to the next level.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>It’s no secret to any reader of this blog that an intentional, carefully-managed personal brand is critical to take control of your career in today’s …

Public Relations

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with those little …

Productivity

One Couple’s Journey From Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings

When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about $150,000 in debt, including a student loan, a car loan and a mortgage.<p>Now they're …

Personal Finance

Get Inspired by These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations

<b>Rebin Roy: Lost 126 Lbs.</b><p>Roy told PEOPLE she “could easily down a pitcher of margaritas and 20 buffalo wings at happy hour,” and smoked a …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Robin Williams Did This 1 Thing to Unlock His Creativity--and It's Exactly What Neuroscience Recommends

Unlocking creativity ain't easy--but some brilliant scientific and comedic minds have figured it out.<p>We all have self-defeating habits and do plenty to sabotage our own success. Unfortunately, it's no different when it comes to creativity.<p>Neuroscience research indicates that those who struggle with …

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives His Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

I spent years — and a fortune — chasing the life I thought everyone else had until I recognized a simple truth

I used to have this problem. It was almost like an addiction. Except I wasn't actually consuming something — rather, it was like an addiction of wanting to consume things that I couldn't. I'm not proud of this problem. In fact, I used to hide it from family and friends. I used to pretend like …

Subpar

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

It's only human to want to know how you stack up against your peers.<p>That's especially true when it comes to intelligence.<p>Below are 13 common traits and behaviors only the smartest people display, drawn largely from a Quora thread and supported by scientific evidence. Read on and see which describe …

Self Control

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Self-help

Google's parent company is creating an entire high-tech neighborhood in Toronto — here's what it could look like

On Tuesday, Sidewalk Labs— the urban innovation unit of Google parent company Alphabet — announced that it will design a high-tech neighborhood on Toronto's waterfront.<p>Exact design plans are still unclear, but the company has released preliminary renderings of what it imagines the 12-acre district, …

Urban Design

How Analogy Can Help You Find the Solution You’re Seeking

Analogy is well used in startups and most boardrooms around the world to simplify and find parallels between two different things, but the method is …

S&P 500

What Steve Jobs Had in Common with da Vinci

Today’s great innovators share fundamental traits with one another—and with those who came before them.<p>When <i>Vanity Fair</i> created the New Establishment, in 1994, it reflected the shift in power from a genteel Wasp establishment led by East Coast bankers and statesmen to a swashbuckling set of …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Want a Happy Marriage? Do This 1 Thing, According to a Clinical Psychologist

It won't be easy, but it will be worth it.<p>You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage last or an already-pretty-good marriage even …

Schools Are Going Green And Here Is How

Teaching people the way forward when it comes to sustainability.<p>If you want to encourage ecological awareness in children, it makes a profound …

Top 10 Most Influential Fonts in Graphic Design

10 highly professional fonts that had a strong influence on the history and evolution of contemporary typography and graphic design.Of course, there …

Typography

Sustainable Design Should Mimic the Outdoors

Here’s how to close the gap between interior spaces and the outside world.<p>A building’s primary purpose may be to keep the weather out, but most do such an effective job of this that they also inadvertently deprive us of contact with two key requirements for our well-being and effectiveness: nature …

EPA

10 genius things to do with $100

Finding a spare $100 in your bank account or back pocket can make even the most stoic saver feel giddy. That rush from extra “unexpected” cash might …

Let The Kids Be Bored Sometimes (It's Good For Them) –

<i>“Mom, I’m booooored.”</i><p>Ask any parent what phrase they hate the most and the majority will say that they loathe hearing their kids whine about being …

The Technology Behind Europe's Smart Cities

Pollution is a problem in many cities, but some are using innovative tech to improve.<p>What is a smart city? It’s where urban networks – human and …

3 big ways sustainable design will shape future cities

There’s always been something fantastical about imagining the cities of the future. As a society, we’ve curiously studied utopias and dystopias, …

What If Bike Paths Looked Like Subway Maps?

Think maps of bicycle lanes are too complicated? This guy’s fixed it.<p>CityLab readers: Sometimes you scare us.<p>Not only are you intimidatingly smart, many of you are professional experts in the topics we try to cover. Others are self-taught aficionados in urban planning or cartography—in other words, …

Urban Design

30 life-changing secrets to success we wish someone had told us by 30

If you don't make mistakes in your 20s? Then you're probably not doing it right.<p>In fact, some lessons you really must learn the hard way.<p>Next time …

Landscape Architect Visit: The California Life, Outdoor Living Room Included

When it came time to retire, Steven and Dee Dee Kim knew just what they wanted. They would leave their home in Tiburon, California near San …

The 50/30/20 Budget: What It Is and Why You Need It

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is, you're</i> …

This train station which doubles as city hall in Sweden will function as an "urban living room"

The new station and city hall in the southern Swedish city of Växjö is an urban living room that gathers several functions under one striking, …