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Pissed-off Copenhagen residents just destroyed the city's 'hashish supermarket' | VICE News

Copenhagen residents used crowbars, power tools, and a bulldozer to demolish an infamous open-air drug market known as "Pusher Street" on Friday following a shooting that injured two police officers and a bystander.<p>Fed up with crime in the area, residents of Christiania, a semi-autonomous enclave …

Cannabis

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Even the greatest new business idea needs to stand out to win support from investors.<p>Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it's easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a business plan is enough.<p>There are a ton of business-plan templates …

Small Business

How To Find Investment Properties Using Analytics

Today’s technology and data has made a property search so simple, to the point where hands-off investing is the new norm. And it should be that way, …

Here’s Why Your Team Meetings Suck

Team meetings suck, but they are a must — both internally and externally — for most businesses.<p>Google “meetings” and you’ll find that many articles …

Productivity

The One Thing You Need to Remember When Assigning Tasks to Your Team

There are only two ways to create value: through projects and processes. Leaders need to understand the difference and make sure they put “project …

6 Habits for Hyper Success in Business and in Life

Research shows that you can be far more successful than you might imagine. Here's how.<p>While it's great to be successful in achieving your goals, every once in a while, an individual or team will do something even better--they will achieve hyper-success. This is the kind of success that comes only …

Moulin Rouge

Mission Impossible: Organizing Company Files

<b>Company files</b> can add up to mountainous amounts if left unchecked. These important artifacts can contain sensitive information about the business …

4 life-changing habits of progressive leaders

A number of progressive leaders, philosophers and authors have been often quoted on the importance of learning.<p>Dr. Seuss summed it up perfectly when he said: "The more you read, the more you will know and the more you will learn, the more places you'll go."<p>From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, all …

Walter Isaacson

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

7 Telltale Signs That You Have a Leader's Mindset

SnackNation.com CEO<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great performers don’t always make great leaders. Need proof? Just look to the sports world. Wayne Gretzky, Isaiah Thomas and Kevin McHale -- all legendary athletes whose on-the-field success didn’t translate to storied …

Self-improvement

What Leaders Actually Do to Inspire and Motivate

Lets leave intellectual theory behind. These are the nuts and bolts of great leadership, and you can apply it starting today.<p>Back when I was doing the corporate grind, Bruce was the first boss (and my favorite to this day) that exposed me to the very practice of "Servant Leadership." That's how he …

Science Says Humans Now Have Shorter Attention Spans Than Goldfish--This Is How You Can Fix That

Learning how to live in the present moment offers bigger benefits than you might imagine.<p>Digital devices constantly vie for your attention. Email alerts, text messages, flashing advertisements, and social media seek to distract you from the tasks at hand.<p>But it isn't just electronic devices that …

Mindfulness

8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

7 ways successful people have better mindsets

It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others,especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates have that feeds their ongoing excellence and propels them to the highest levels of success?<p>The answers are complex, of …

Self-improvement

Habits & Routines

Over the last 20 years, more and more Americans have surrendered their weekends to the workplace—and technology keeps making it easier to do. The …

Entrepreneurship

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

Self-improvement

11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits

You're reading 11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-help

7 Ways the Most Successful People Think Differently From Everyone Else

A successful person is not someone in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of smart attitudes.<p>It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and …

Self-improvement

There's a real estate 'meltdown' happening in Houston

The complex was owned by a partnership of two giants: one of the world's largest developers, Hines, and the General Motors Pension Fund. They'd acquired it in the 1990s. In July 2012, they'd refinanced the first mortgage of $145 million with Northwestern Mutual.<p>Letting the lender deal with the …

Real Estate

The One Habit That Will Increase Your Focus

To cut through the noise, try being quiet.<p>Some days it feels like your brain is moving in slow-motion. And despite your best efforts, you find it difficult to focus -- and even harder to accomplish your goals for the day. That can be frustrating.<p>Instead of a second cup of coffee, try something …

Meditation

5 Simple Steps to Get Motivated When You're in A Rut

Even the most motivated people in the world can lack motivation at times. And sometimes we can get into such a rut that even thinking about positive …

Motivation

How To Change Bad Meeting Culture

The hot-shot product manager burst into the conference room ten minutes late.<p>"Sorry guys, I'm on 'marketing time.'"<p>The six of us already in the room had been waiting on him to start the meeting. Six people, times 10 minutes each, equals a full hour of wasted time.<p>There was a standing joke in the …

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

Ten Sticky Topics Every Healthy Team Talks About

If you want a healthy team you have to step out of the bubble and talk about human topics. Too many teams run on a fake energy fueled by politeness and our lifelong training to hit whatever goals are put in front of us. That energy can only take your team so far.<p>If you want to go to a higher level …

Self-help

24 High Achievers Say These Simple Daily Habits Give Them Their Edge

Getting ahead in business and life is less about grand moves, and more about routines proven over time to work.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives about the things they're doing every day which give them an edge, and certain themes have surfaced …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Productivity

Checklist of ADHD Symptoms

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that people discuss a lot these days, often ascribing the term casually to persons who …

Mental Health

The Multifaceted Benefits of Keeping a Mindfulness Journal

We’ve been hearing more and more about the importance of mindfulness from mental health experts and spiritual guides around the world. From Western …

Mindfulness