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Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

10 Little-Known Words You Need to Add to Your Vocabulary Right Now

Your vocabulary needs a little agerasia. Please trust me on that.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As the dark parts of the day get ever longer, I find myself contemplating what's been lost.<p>And, of course, what's been overwhelming.<p>…

Robert Mueller

Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

Venture capital is a hell of a drug, and it’s possible to overdose on VC, but for most founders that is a champagne problem. More often the question investors hear is “how do I get a VC to back my startup?” These founders aren’t worried about how overcapitalization will make their IPO prospects …

Startups

Garden Tools: Which Trowel or Weeder is Best for You?

Garden tools can be as addictive to collect as shoes, so how many hand shovels do you need?<p>When it comes to trowels, diggers, and weeders, there are …

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

Minimalism

Opinion: 20 simple ways you can be smarter about your money

Meb Faber asked a bunch of us bloggers to give him our top 3-5 most-read blog posts of the year. I looked back at my trusty Google Analytics for the …

How to Dazzle an Audience (Even if You Hate Public Speaking)

Here's what works best (and what doesn't) when leveraging public speaking to build your brand and generate sales leads.<p>A majority of professionals would rather die than speak in front of others.<p>At the same time, public speaking is one of the fastest and most effective ways to build your business …

Public Speaking

10 Money Quotes That Can Help You Get Rich

Image source: Pixabay.<p>There are many different ways to learn important things, such as learning things the hard way -- by trying and doing and sometimes succeeding, sometimes failing. Another way is to learn from others. After all, lots of smart people have pursued the same goals as you, such as …

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Home Decorating

26 Insanely Useful Products All Gardeners Should Own

Everything you need to get a greener thumb.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

1 of 19<p>Eclectic Patio<p>The combination of new materials with architectural salvage and garage-sale finds creates this truly one-of-a-kind and low-cost …

The books that critics say you should read this summer

There’s a new wave of books coming out now in time for summer reading for those of us in the northern hemisphere, with a mix of familiar names and debut authors who are worth paying attention to. Annie Proulx, Stephen King, and Dave Eggers are among the veterans releasing new works. And Emma Cline …

Books

6 Moisturizing Hair Mask

Knit hats, dry heat, and bitterly cold temperatures all conspire to ruin your hair. I swear by a good hair mask and use one religiously (my go-to is this one by Living Proof) once a week or more. But I've tried a ton of others over the past few weeks and was pleasantly surprised by them all. Let's …

I served on a speaker selection committee for a TED event — here are 3 tips any public speaker should use

This nonprofit foundation has touched millions around the world with inspirational talks, spreading ideas that invite listeners to see the world in a new or different way.<p>Chances are, you've been deeply affected by at least one TED talk. Try to imagine what it's like to actually participate in a …

How to avoid paying taxes: Top 10 list of Trump University-approved strategies

<b>(CNN) —</b> For all of their disagreements, Donald Trump and President Barack Obama have one thing in common: They believe the tax code is convoluted, overly complicated and in need of dramatic change.<p>But until that happens, Trump's line of business provides no shortage of ways to defer, downsize or …

Finance

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …

The Best Children’s Books of Summer 2016

Kick off the summer book season with one of these hot new picture book or middle grade chapter book releases! You’ll find books on a myriad of …

Books

9 memorable data visualizations of 2015! A look back

One must admit that with each passing day, the field of data visualizations is getting more exciting. Far more than the powers of data analytics …

The Best Data Visualizations of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

The winners of the inaugural Data Stories Competition, which highlights some of the most creative and fascinating scientific data visualizations of …

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

Before their workshop at the NGV Art Book Fair in Melbourne, writing studio the Good Copy shares some tips<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space …

Grammar

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

Small Business

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …

Self-improvement

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Retirement

How to grow your startup with no budget

As an entrepreneur, you master a wide range of skills: You’re resilient, passionate, a leader, and always focused on your company’s success. The vast majority of entrepreneurs also come from a technical background, and the core team they build around them is often comprised of people with similar …

Meet the Twenty-Something Irish Brothers Silicon Valley Can't Stop Talking About | Inc.com

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer wants to save the world. A Kiwi academic with an infectious laugh, she spent years and flew thousands of miles searching for a philanthropic project she could believe in, moving from research in her native New Zealand to nonprofit work in New York City to a startup incubator in …

Startups

The 15 best poetry books of all time

8 Ways to Organize All of Your Most Important Paperwork

That means tax documents, medical info, and even sentimental items.<p>That means tax documents, medical info, and even your kid's treasured drawings.