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19 Ideas on How to Push Yourself to the Next Level

When it comes to success in any area of your life, if you're not getting better, you're getting worse.<p>When it comes to success in any area of your life, if you're not getting better, you're getting worse. Your intentions are meaningless--the actions you take are what decide your outcomes. Need some …

Commuting

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

6 Weird But Successful Small Business Ideas

Tough economic times can inspire a lot of creativity when it comes to new business ideas. For example, though a recession was in full-swing, 2010 saw …

Small Business

These Gifts Are Perfect for the Avid Cyclist Who Already Has Everything

Gear up for the cyclist on your list!<p>Most die-hard cyclists have done their research and have built up a plethora of gear over time, so buying gifts for them can be quite the task. But we all know someone who always forgets their pump, never has the proper tools, or could just use a few new …

Die Hard

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But …

Productivity

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

Great Depression

AI defeats elite doctors in diagnosis competition

BioMind artificial intelligence medical system scores up to 87 per cent accuracy when diagnosing brain tumours and predicting the expansion of brain haematomas<p>It was not the football World Cup, but the defeat was not unlike Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi losing on the same day. An artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

How tech's richest plan to save themselves after the apocalypse

It’s a reduction of human evolution to a video game won by finding the escape hatch and bringing BFFs along for the ride<p>The very essence of what it means to be human is treated less as a feature than bug<p>Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I …

Singularity

Want to Find the Best Remote Talent This Year? Here Are the 5 Best Job Sites to Try.

The best sites screen not only applicants but employers as well to ensure a good match.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Remote work is booming, with no end in sight. And this is happening not only among those just entering the workforce, or people looking for a side …

Employment

Use These Growth Strategies to Build a 6-Figure Business

Step one is knowing what's possible. It's a lot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I built my first business to multiple six figures fairly quickly in 1999. It was a service business that filled a major need for a select industry. It's a business that many entrepreneurs …

Marketing

Small Businesses, Follow These Three Critical Steps To See Immediate Online Results

Last month, one of my friends asked for help with their small business. They had a website but it didn’t deliver many results. While working with them, I identified three vital components that were missing. Few businesses have the time or the money to build an empire. However, every small business …

Social Media

8 terrific tips for writing clear, compelling headlines

Every piece of content you write should have a powerful headline.That headline sets the first impression for readers, and ideally it incites people …

A Small-Business Guide to Google Analytics (Infographic)

Don't let the platform intimidate you -- let it help you.<p>Google Analytics can at first seem complicated and scary. However, once you get a few things down, you’ll be well on your way to mastering the application and growing your business.<p>Analytics and data measuring tools are incredibly important …

Small Business

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Stanford Decision Engineer Shares 5 Mistakes People Make When Facing Hard Choices

Stanford Engineer, Michelle Florendo, shares five key insights about the decision-making process based on her training in decision analysis and engineering.<p>Have you ever been paralyzed by a decision, worried you won't make the right choice, or want to feel better about making a decision?<p>Michelle …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

9 Tricks on Amazon for Scrappy Entrepreneurs

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

14 tips to touring the world without feeling like just another tourist

Mass tourism has had its critics almost as far back as tourism itself. What Henry James grumbled about more than a century ago—all those hordes in his favorite places—is now so common that there are almost as many “off the beaten track” strategies as there are fatuous guidebooks where you are …

European Travel

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Inventions

This 24-year-old said he quit his job after making a fortune in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies — here's how he did it

Last summer Kingsley Advani said he sold his worldly possessions — namely his laptop and headphones — and emptied thousands of dollars from his bank account.<p>After seeing the once-in-a-lifetime returns that bitcoin has brought, he wanted in . Advani said he invested $34,000 in cryptocurrencies like …

San Francisco

How to Drive Traffic With Your Facebook Cover Photo

Want to drive Facebook traffic to your website without using ads? Wondering how your Facebook cover image can help? In this article, you’ll discover …

Social Media

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index , a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

The Simple Way to Find Your Passion, According to a Founder Who Built a Billion-Dollar Brand

Tom Bilyeu is a billion-dollar brand builder who is an expert in mindset. Here are the most important takeaways from my interview with Tom on how to find your passion and have impact.<p>There's a lot of talk about finding your passion, doing what you love, and making an impact in the world.<p>There's …