Manasi Gandhi

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Forget Startups–Just Buy A Small Business From A Retiring Entrepreneur

Droves of baby boomer business owners are starting to retire, and looking to hand off their life’s work. That spells opportunity.<p>Sure, you may want to found the next “Uber for [insert service here],” but that’s not the only entrepreneurial path you can walk. In fact, it may not even be the best …

Small Business

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Female hormones and weight loss

A quick glance at a male versus female body tells you right away something is different. While we can certainly recognize the obvious, we ignore …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success--IQ.<p>How much of an impact does emotional intelligence (EQ) have on your personal and professional success? The short answer is: a lot! It's a …

The best strength training exercises for women

Toughness training is a crucial component of any kind of physical fitness or weight loss strategy. A great weightlifting strategy can help to tighten …

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you feel. It makes some parents feel guilty to give their children mundane responsibilities like taking out the garbage, and some moms follow the "if I …

Kids

How to Make Life and Leadership Easier (Hint: It's a Matter of Common Sense)

Your intuition speaks to you daily. The question is, do you pay serious attention to it? Because you should.<p>As a child growing up in a gang-ridden section of Chicago, I learned about the importance of listening to my gut very early on in life. Over the years I've honed my instincts and consider …

Meditation

4 Simple Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

When I was in first grade, I had a terrible time understanding the unit on money and the concepts of counting and calculating change. I can remember …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Kids

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Wake Forest University

A Nobel prize nominee’s step-by-step guide to improving emotional intelligence

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits?</i> <i>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of Nobel-Peace-Prize-nominated campaign and New York Times bestselling author.</i><p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as: The ability to monitor one’s …

Emotional Intelligence

When Should You Start Saving for Your Child’s Education?

College is expensive, and it's only going to get more expensive. Tuition costs continue to climb at a rate significantly higher than the inflation …

5 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

Science shows gratitude makes children stronger and happier. Here's how to get them to say thanks.<p>Cultivating gratitude, you may have heard, is great for your mental health. But according to research, it might be even more important for your kids' outlook. Studies show that children taught to count …

Happiness

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

5 years of studying the wealthy taught me most people misunderstand what it's like to get rich

It gives the average Jane or Joe hope. Who can forget the publicity received by some of these overnight success stories?<p>• Justin Bieber in 2007, when his You Tube videos suddenly caught the attention of some powerful individuals in the music industry.<p>• Joe Namath in 1968, when he led the Jets in …

6 Signs Your Hormones Are Aging Too Fast + The Lifestyle Changes That Can Fix It

Many women assume that there are three major hormonal milestones: that first menstrual period, pregnancy, and then menopause.<p>But there’s actually an …

Wellness

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

The Surprising Key to Your Child's Success

Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...<p>...the collective attributes of the other students with whom your child attends school - more than race, personal traits, family …

4 New Parenting Tips That Will Make Your Kids Awesome

Parenting tips are everywhere but most have zero legitimate research behind them. So what does science have to say? And how can you remember what’s …

Parenting tips: How to improve toddler behavior

Life can be frustrating for toddlers. Though eager to be independent, young children can't always move as swiftly as they'd like or clearly express …

Parenting

The Guide to Kindergarten

Introduction: Kindergarten Curriculum<p>Kindergarten is the grade that bridges students’ preschool educations with their future elementary school …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …

17 Life-Changing Beauty Hacks Every Lazy Girl Must Know

Because washing your hair is just too much effort.<p><b>1. Keep makeup remover next to your bed so you have zero excuses not to take off your makeup before you go to sleep.</b> Sleeping with your makeup on can cause breakouts and infections. So on nights when you're exhausted and can't imagine standing at …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t …

Self-improvement

The New Kids' Menu

Children want familiar favorites. Parents want culinary excellence. Satisfy both cravings with these five classic kids' meals, re-engineered for adult palates as well.<p>The average dinner at the average house on the average day: Dinner's ready, but the kids don't want grilled cheese after all, now …

The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

5 Things Successful Parents Know About Kids And Money

Teaching kids about money is complicated. We want our kids to be responsible savers, but not greedy hoarders. We want them to be generous and philanthropic, but not naïve and idealistic. We want them to be successful, but thanks to 2,000 plus years of meek-shall-inherit-the-earth messaging from a …

Comcast Has Been Writing Pro Merger Letters for Politicians

It’s not exactly news to hear that politicians will vote in favor of, or support the ambitions of, corporations or individuals that have contributed to their campaigns. But it’s pretty disturbing to see that the politicians themselves are letting those corporations write letters to a government …

The 7 Stupidest Questions I've Heard About Being A Parent

Image via Shutterstock<p>I have three kids, a 6-month old, a 5-year-old, and a 7-year-old. I love my kids, but let’s face it; sometimes having kids …

Kids