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First Day Hikes planned in 50 states on New Year's Day

If one of your New Year's resolutions involves working out and getting outdoors, consider going on a First Day Hike on Jan. 1. The hikes scheduled at state parks in all 50 states are designed to expose more people to these lesser-known gems -- without going it alone.<p>Now in its fourth year as a …

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The 5 Annoying Emails Everyone Gets And How To Respond To Them

You may never get to the fabled inbox zero, but there is a way out of those endless chain emails and passive-aggressive messages.<p>We’ve all been there: Staring at an email inbox stacked with one irritating message after the next. The damage control can seem too overwhelming to tackle, especially at …

Attempt the Impossible to Get the Unusual

Your Words Have the Power to Move Mountains<p>A man's reach should exceed his grasp. "If your goal doesn't scare you, it's not big enough," said Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia.<p>Professional golfers, when putting, aim six inches beyond the cup. After all, what percentage of putts that …

4 Lessons About Entrepreneurs, From the Seat of a Bicycle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Michael Glauser, executive director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University and co-founder of the training company My New Enterprise, accompanied by colleagues, students and a film crew, departed Florence, Ore., …

Entrepreneurship

6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur

Groundbreaking new research shows what sets Inc. 500 CEOs apart from the pack.<p>Imagine the U.S. economy as a somber, gray landscape. Now scan it with a thermal imaging device. See those vibrant green lights indicating heat? That's the Inc. 500.<p>At a time when growth in the United States and Europe …

Top 10 Free Mobile Sales Apps

Why spend a small fortune to get yourself up and selling? Here are 10 apps that get you in the running pronto.<p>With summer almost over and a big Apple announcement on its way, this is a great time to recustomize your iPhone or iPad to help you sell--without spending a lot of money. Here are the 10 …