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Removing These 8 Things From Life Can Make You More Successful

Lots of people think that the best way to become successful is to pick up lots of new habits and skills. While this can help, sometimes the best …

Self-improvement

To Achieve Success You Have to Move Past Working 9-5

Pursuing your passion is more work but more fulfilling than chaining yourself to a job you only have to pay the bills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working 9-5 is outdated. The world runs 24/7, but that doesn’t mean you must. Things have changed and you’re about to …

Motivation

16 Things Entrepreneurs Should Stop Doing (to Avoid Looking Like Amateurs)

You look ridiculous<p>Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting …

In Just 3 Words, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught a Brilliant Lesson in Leadership

It's a great lesson for the workplace. And outside of it.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published a new letter to shareholders, in which he refers to the company's timeline as "Day 1," allowing Amazon to continually move forward.<p>What does Day 2 look like?<p>"Day 2 is stasis. Followed by …

These 3D-printed off-grid tiny houses can withstand hurricanes and earthquakes

These 3D-printed off-grid homes manufactured by Ukrainian startup PassivDom are not only 100% self-sufficient – they can also withstand hurricanes …

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads

Are you facing a big decision? Are you stuck in a difficult spot? Answering these 5 questions will lead you to your best outcome.<p>A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a …

Framing

The Future Of Energy Isn't Fossil Fuels Or Renewables, It's Nuclear Fusion

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the climate doesn’t matter. That we’re completely ignoring the connection between carbon dioxide, the Earth’s atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, global temperatures, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise. From a long-term point of view, we’d still need to plan …

Nuclear Energy

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Machine Learning

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Machine Learning

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing

Here's a hint: It's all about a lack of (a certain type of) control.<p>Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as …

Psychology

5 Home Repairs to Make Now to Avoid Problems Later

If you put off fixing a wobbly fence post or squeaky door hinge, it's probably not going to end in a homeowners insurance claim. Other home repairs, …

5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Side Hustle

Without adequate planning, your new side gig can be more of a headache than extra income.<p>Side hustles are gaining a lot of momentum with people who have the entrepreneurial spirit but can't or don't want to quit their day job. Bills, student loans and other responsibilities often are the cause for …

Build your own matchbox sized DIY timelapse spy camera for only $30

I’ve been a huge fan of the Arduino for quite a few years now. It allows me control cameras and lights in ways that would be otherwise impossible. As …

This Business-Planning Tool Is About to Make Your Career Goals Come True

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

Best Math Apps for Kids

• Best Overall<br>• Best for Preschool<br>• Best for Elementary School<br>• Best for Fundamentals<p>Best overall<p>Math games, Mathematics<p>While many of the math apps available …

Mathematics

The Secret to Creating Successful Morning Routines No One Ever Talks About

I wake up at 5:45 a.m. every weekday.<p>I drink a full glass of water, a cup of iced coffee, and get in the shower.<p>I get dressed, and I meditate for 20 minutes. After meditating, I write/edit for one and a half to two hours before I go to work.<p>I have developed the famous "morning routine," many of us …

Time Management

10 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew in My 20s

What do you wish you knew in your younger days?<p>Time speeds up the older I get. I'm in my late 30s and looking back, there are a lot of things I may have done differently had I known what I know now. With experience comes wisdom, and I could have used some of that wisdom when I was in my 20s.<p>But I …

Here Is a List of High-Paying Programming Languages You Can Learn

Online news site Quartz made a ranking of salary value in programming languages, from highest to lowest based on job postings. Here are five …

7 things you shouldn't tell your kids about money

But since our attitudes, behaviors, and general knowledge about money come directly from our parents, the responsibility for teaching naturally falls on mom's and dad's shoulders.<p>In her new book, "Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You're Not): A Parents' Guide For Kids 3 to 23," due for release …

Personal Finance

I'm a Marriage Therapist and Here Are 4 Things I Wish I Knew In My 20s

Give advice to a 22-year old? I don’t think they’ll listen to me. My 22-year old son certainly doesn’t want to listen to me. I’ve got great advice! Maybe we just all need to live our own lives, make our own mistakes and mature at our own rate.<p>But let’s imagine for just one minute that I did have an …

Love

Why You Should Consider Writing With an Omniscient Narrator

Today’s guest post is by Martin Cavannagh. Martin is a writer for Reedsy, a publishing network that helps educate authors and connect them with the …

Creative Writing

Scientists create a new kind of matter called time crystals

Proving that there is still so much for science to discover, two groups of scientists have created a new phase of matter called time crystals. Based …

The Contractor's Bag

Ever wonder what that fix-anything contractor is carrying around with them? Over at Cool Tools, residential contractor Paul Abueva shares his bag.<p>The …

Building by numbers: how 3D printing is shaking up the construction industry

Robotics and prefabrication could see more 3D printers deployed on building sites but quality control remains a problem<p>Attendees at this year’s Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in March are in for a surprise. No, not the usual prize petunias or gigantic geraniums. Natural beauty is …

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

This Guy Is Running 6 Full Page Ads... Just to Share His Business Ideas?

Priceline.com founder Jay Walker raised $50 million to launch Upside.com.... but that's not what he's talking the most about.<p>Jay Walker -- serial entrepreneur, Priceline.com founder, and named in over 650 U.S. patents -- recently raised $50 million to launch a new company, Upside. (Upside lets …

​Smart home, smart lock, smart deals

<i>Welcome to Home Deals, where we pick out the best deals on things you need for your home, garden and beyond. Like our cousin,</i> the Cheapskate<i>, we'll give you a regular selection of smoking-hot deals, but for house and home. This time, we look for smart deals on smart locks.</i><p>Most people's first …

Here Are Some Tips on How to Enhance the Value of Your Property

The goal of any property investment is to increase the value; you want it to be worth more than when you bought it. There are low-cost ways to add …

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

Procrastination