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20 Satisfying Hobbies and How to Get Them

<i>The New Year is the perfect time to finally take up ceramics, learn Mandarin, start a book club, try rock climbing, or plant a garden. In 2018, the</i> …

Manhattan

Bride says ‘orgasm shot’ before the big day saved her sex life

A bride who had been stuck in a sexless relationship for seven years had an “orgasm shot” ahead of the big day to help her have multiple orgasms for …

Weddings

30 Absurdly Clever Products On Amazon For Anyone Disorganized AF

There are all kinds of reasons why people get messy. From bad breakups to crazy work schedules, life can get a bit much to handle sometimes, and when …

11 Tips For Writing More In 2018, So You Can Finally Finish That Manuscript

As another year drags itself across the finish line, many of us are starting to think about our goals for next year. Sure, 2017 had its horrible …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

Great Product? OK, Now Prove Your Business Model. Here's How | Inc.com

In my experience with technical entrepreneurs, they work hard on creating an innovative and elegant solution, and assume that customers will flock to them ("if we build it, they will come").<p>The reality is that successful businesses these days require an equally elegant business model, with the …

Product Management

5 Secret Weapons For Aging Skin

Powerful picks for aging with grace—and a beautiful complexion<p>When it comes to caring for your skin and preventing signs of aging, it can be …

Skin Care

Here's a simple guide to what a hedge fund actually does

For many entry-level investors, hedge funds are shrouded in mystery and exclusivity.<p>It's common, for example, for media coverage to focus on the ultra-wealthy founders and CEOs of hedge funds, such as Ray Dalio or Bill Ackman, as well as their secretive investing strategies or exclusive clientele. …

Investing

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

How to Build a Business on Good Jobs

A growing number of service companies that have long offered frontline workers low pay, few benefits, unpredictable schedules, and dead-end careers are abandoning or at least questioning their model. As discussed in part one of this article, “The Case for Good Jobs,” financial, competitive, and …

Management

The Explainer: Level 5 Leadership

Harvard

27 Healthy Chinese Recipes That Beat Any Takeout Menu

If there's one thing we know, it's that switching up what we eat and trying out new recipes make eating healthy a whole lot easier. So, instead of reaching for the phone to order a sodium-filled meal of sesame chicken, just make a better version yourself! There are plenty of healthy, easy Chinese …

Food & Dining

These 5 Spices Will Make Every Dinner You Cook Way More Flavorful | Women's Health

While we've determined that salt is not as bad for you as previously believed, it's still something that people are eating way too much of. Excess salt consumption can cause bloat and water retention, potentially leading to a spike in blood pressure. And from a food standpoint, there are A LOT of …

The Barre Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Ballerinas are graceful, poised, and never seem to falter under pressure—which makes sense because they spend hours each day rehearsing their …

San Francisco

10 Wireframing Tools to Help you Create Great Websites, and Make Great Design Decisions

As a web designer or developer, you’re probably familiar with wireframes and their place in the design process.<p>Wireframes are skeleton structures …

Wireframing

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer

Back in December 2015, I wrote a fairly waffling account of my attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days for National Novel Writing Month.<p>You can read …

Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things | Inc.com

What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant details of setting up or developing a business and hence waste valuable time and resources before …

Small Business

A new venture firm focused on real estate has raised $212 million from real estate industry giants

It isn’t easy to find white space in the world of venture capital, where every venture firm must have a specific vision to sell to the universities, pension funds and family offices that tend to fund them. But Brendan Wallace and business partner Brad Greiwe have a fresh pitch, as well as …

Real Estate

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

Books
Small Business

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world

It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon future<p>It started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can …

Startups

Bill Gates and Other Famous Investors Launch $1 Billion Energy Tech Fund Using Lessons Learned

Bill Gates just revealed more information about his plan, first unveiled about a year ago, to bring together a group of billionaires to fund …

Venture Capital

23 Splurge-Worthy Skin Care Products You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

Easily Build Beautiful, Highly-Functional Websites with Material Design for WordPress

Google’s Material Design is a visual language that aims to utilize the classic principles of design to enable a unified experience across platforms …

Web Design

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

What it takes to be one of Quebec’s top real-estate brokers

While most real-estate brokers are conducting business online, often managing up to 300 listings at a time, Carly Fridman’s approach is a little …

11 New Sunglass Brands You Should Have On Your Radar

If sunglasses have been falling a little short on your to-buy radar, you might want to think again. And no, we're not about to spout off the health …

Urban Outfitters

Quick And Easy Healthy Cooking: 7 kitchen gadgets that'll make healthy food more exciting

We're not going to sugarcoat it: Healthy cooking can be hard. Especially when you're avoiding the temptation to sauté everything in butter or make a …

Kitchens