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How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

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Delivered dailyThe Morning Headlines Newsletter<p>Subscribe<p>The Toronto Star and thestar.com, each property of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited, One Yonge …

8 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make That No One Talks About | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are commonly described as: competitive, evangelizing, risk taking, nimble, scrappy, and visionary. However, there is a broader skillset and mindset that entrepreneurs require to be successful.<p>I'm going to share eight mistakes entrepreneurs make that aren't often talked about publicly. …

Leadership

Who millennials trust, and don't trust, is driving the new economy

By PricewaterhouseCoopers' projection, the biggest sectors of the "sharing economy" — including transportation and travel companies like Uber, Zipcar and Airbnb — could be pulling in as much as $335 billion in global revenue by 2025. That's a massive number (PwC puts it today at about $15 billion), …

How to Install a Smoke Detector

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p>How to Install Smoke Detectors<p>Having working detectors in your home can be a literal lifesaver: You are twice as likely to die in a house fire if you have none. Fumes from a smoldering fire can build up overnight as you sleep, so a smoke alarm may be your …

Moving Hot Air - How To Heat Your House Using Your Fireplace

February 2015 has seen some record-breaking temperatures, and this winter has borne with it some immense amounts of snow in some parts of North …

10 Decorating Secrets Revealed

Designers share their top dos and don'ts.<p>We asked designers to share some of their favorite tricks and ideas for putting together a beautiful space. Here, they reveal their top dos and don'ts.

Here's the personality trait that predicts success for employees — and entrepreneurs

"Of all personality traits, conscientiousness has been associated with strong performance and success in almost all areas of work," write Ian MacRae and Adrian Furnham in "High Potential: How to Spot, Manage and Develop Talented People at Work."<p>You know conscientious people when you see them: They …

44 Genius New Uses For Household Items

Hacks out of what's around your house.<p>Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

Interior Design

Warren Buffett: In 1964, I made 'a monumentally stupid decision' over $0.125

He recalls an event that he characterized as "a monumentally stupid decision."<p>Believe it or not, it was the aggressive takeover of Berkshire Hathaway, a textile factory that was basically doomed to fail.<p>The "decision" occurred in 1964 when Buffett, then an owner of just 7% of Berkshire, had the …

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

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Your Guide To Designing Effective Visual Communication - infographic

"When designing visual content, it's sometimes tempting to just get it out the door, but it's important to remember the basics of good design."<p>The …

17 Space-Saving Design Ideas for Small Bedrooms

They have so much more potential than you think.<p>Cramped quarters can feel claustrophobic, but a little strategic styling — and creative organization — will make your small space feel pretty close to palatial. (Okay, maybe not palatial per se, but roomy enough to be your oasis at the end of a long …

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

Surviving A Lower Income On Maternity Leave In Canada

Most parents-to-be struggle with the thought of living on a lowered income or some put off having a baby altogether for fear they can’t afford a …

Definitive SEO Tips for E-Commerce Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

In early 2015, it's clear where many entrepreneurs are putting their efforts. Ecommerce websites are bringing lucrative returns for many professionals and everyone wants a piece of the action. However, jumping into the crowded landscape of ecommerce startups can be confusing without the right …

eCommerce

Smart Entrepreneurs Use Resource Constraints to Win

Most entrepreneur that fail are quick to offer a litany of constraints that caused their demise -- not enough money, time, customers, or support from the right players. Ironically, as a startup investor and mentor, I have seen too many failures caused by just the opposite -- too much money spent …

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

Design Trend to Watch: Responsive Storytelling

We’ve spent a lot of time here at Propoint thinking about the new year and what it means for the world of information presentation, visualization, and design. And while there are a number of interesting aesthetic trends worth exploring, we’re a content-driven agency always interested in new ways to …

Data Visualization

20 Amazing Wall Clock Designs To Spice Up Your House With

Wall clocks, seems like everybody has forgotten about these cool little devices that you would hang on a wall to show you the time. Well, they are …

Before & After: The Fireplace Makeover That Completely Transformed This Living Room

A planked fireplace and new paint colors give this room a fresh, beach-house feel.<p>A planked fireplace and new paint colors give this room a fresh, beach-house feel.

100+ Dining Room Design and Furniture Ideas - ELLE DECOR

With seating this stylish, you'll find countless excuses to gather in the dining room.<p>Seven Peytons, six Stingels, four Cattelans, and a smattering of Koons, to name a few. Oh, and, the home's not bad either.<p>A White House interior designer creates a presidential style for each candidate.<p>It also …

2015 Favorite Paint Color Trends {The New Neutrals}

Favorite Paint Colors: The New Neutrals<p>Hi Remodelaholics, it’s Cyndy from The Creativity Exchange back again to share my monthly paint color palette …

Learn to Make Your Own Tea

As a new year begins, many of us make resolutions. Whether your motto for the year is to learn to play the piano or lose a few pounds, the common thread is often making yourself a healthier person. If your goal this year is to make more, then you’re in the right place. This month we are dedicating …

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

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