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7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Get Others to Perceive You in a Positive Light, According to Science

It's an easy way to have better success in your personal and professional relationships.<p>My husband and I were having dinner at a restaurant with a couple we were getting to know. After a while it occurred to me that they had spent a considerable amount of time crap-talking members of their own …

Siblings

Elon Musk loves video games — here are his favorites

As the head of Tesla Motors, Musk is leading the rebirth of all-electric vehicles. At SpaceX, he's steering a company whose mission is to "revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets." And that's not to mention that he oversees SolarCity, a …

Tesla

Sir Patrick Stewart is Returning to Star Trek for a New Series About Picard

The most venerable captain in Star Fleet history is back.<p>As has been rumored for a while, CBS announced today that Sir Patrick Stewart, who played …

Science Fiction

The Guide to Every Wedding Dress Code (That Actually Matters)

Print this out and hang it on your fridge.<p>Wedding dress codes seem like a good idea. That is, until you're a guest for a "desert chic" wedding and have no clue what you're actually supposed to wear. That's why we're putting an end to the confusion, once and for all. We rounded up the most common …

Men's Fashion

10 Reasons Your Content Marketing Has Failed

Nobody wants to fail. And yet, it happens all the time. Especially in content marketing.<p>Content marketing can work, of course. It does work. But if you’re among those marketers who aren’t getting the results they need, it may be time to look at what went wrong.<p>These ten issues are the usual …

Marketing

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Cracked iPhone screen? This 8-legged case promises no more smashed displays

This clever idea could be your best bet if you hate chunky cases but still want to protect your phone from falls.<p><i>Video: Phillip Frenzel explains in</i> …

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

Employment

How to create custom vibration pattern ringtones for iPhone

iOS offers a myriad of ways to customize your iPhone and it can be easy to look past some handy options. Follow along for how to create custom vibration patterns for phone calls.<p>Whether you haven’t used this feature in a while or have never tried it before, custom vibration ringtones can be a …

Apple Watch

'Xennials' were born in the early '80s — here are all the ways they're different from the millennials they were supposed to be

If you were born between 1977 and 1985, you're officially a member of the microgeneration known as xennials.<p>The term was coined by Sarah Stankorb in a 2014 Good magazine article to describe a group that straddles Gen X, born between 1965 and 1980, and millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, …

Demographics

Lack of values will kill your startup

Values matter. Not only for large companies, but especially for startups. Over the course of my time working for a VC, I’ve seen companies struggle with the absence of a proper value system more than with anything else.<p>The dethronement of Uber and its battered image is a powerful example of what …

Corporate Culture

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

Entrepreneurship

These social media influencers work hard to earn big

When Alyssa Bossio graduated from Binghamton University, she moved to Manhattan to launch a social-media career. Yet instead of pursuing a …

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of my podcast, <i>The Top Entrepreneurs</i>, and have summarized the top …

Project Management

No One Is Paying Attention to the View When Emily Ratajkowski Is Wearing THAT Swimsuit

Emily Ratajkowski is off the market, but that hasn't stopped her from giving her fans what they want: sexy bikinigrams. After her surprise wedding to actor Sebastian Bear-McClard, Emily got some much needed R&R at a beautiful resort surrounded by the desert and mountains.<p>Emily showed off her hotel …

19 ‘USSD’ Codes That Unlock Hidden Features in Your iPhone

When you want to tweak your iPhone’s preferences, you’ll usually open up the Settings app. That’s basic iOS 101. What you might not know is that …

The New Blue Suit is Here and it's Ready to Party

Don't get us wrong, a navy suit belongs in your wardrobe, but on those occasions when the staple feels a little too business, not enough pleasure—like when the arrival of spring sends a surge of dopamine to your brain and a influx of invites to your inbox—a bolder, bluer suit is in order. Go just a …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

Microsoft releases its LinkedIn resume helper for Word

Microsoft is now ready to polish your job applications -- the company has released its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant for Office 365 subscribers. The AI-based helper sifts through LinkedIn profiles to find prominent examples of work experience and skill listings for your dream job, giving you …

Careers

The Exact Portion Size You Should Be Eating Of 8 Popular Foods

​Keep your serving sizes in check with this handy guide<p>When it comes to your diet, what’s most important for reaching your weight loss or fitness goals: quality or quantity? Or rather, does <i>what</i> you eat matter as much as <i>how</i> much you eat?<p>Take carbs, for example. Soda is a carb. Cookies are a carb. …

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

How Much You Should Have Saved (by Age) | Investopedia

Knowing how much you should have saved toward retirement at each stage of your life will help you answer that all-important question: “Have I put …

How Humans Use 'Strategic Ignorance' When Facts Get In The Way

Social science research explores how our minds push away information that gets in the way of our feelings and desires.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>President Trump has talked an awful lot about fake news this past year, and it's not just the president. Other Republicans use this term. Democrats use …

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

4 Tips to Reduce Holiday Weight Gain

Thanksgiving marks the start of six weeks of holiday rush and carb heavy meals. If you are not focused with a plan you can quickly slip off your meal …

Your design will always suck, if you don’t keep these 5 things in mind

When it comes to technology, I like to think of design as a hidden hero.<p>Remember the first-generation Apple iPhone? It was so novel and groundbreaking that it drove an almost cult-like following and unprecedented consumer loyalty. At the time, Apple revolutionized the phone industry with its unique …

UX Design