Manny Carrasquillo

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10 Scary Books That Will Seriously Keep You Up At Night

Readers beware.<p>In a recent interview with HuffPost, Goosebumps author R.L. Stine said he thought most fears were “universal,” and, for him at least, linked closely with humor. “It’s that same guttural reaction,” he said.<p>Unlike Stine, I’ve never equated scary with funny -- my <i>guttural reaction</i> to …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

12 Habits Of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Copying these habits of successful young entrepreneurs won’t guarantee you success, but it can’t hurt either.<p>We’re obsessed with studying the habits of successful people to figure out how to better structure our days and lives.<p>But how can you tell if your daily habits put you on the right track to …

What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

The Reason Why Google Glass, Amazon Fire Phone and Segway All Failed

Despite huge fanfare at launch, after a few brief months Google Glass is no longer on the market. The Amazon FirePhone was also launched to great hype, yet sales flopped and the company recently took a $170M write off on inventory.<p><b>Do you blame the CEO?</b><p><i>Fortune</i> mercilessly blamed Fire Phone’s failure …

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Divine genius does not exist: Hard work, not magical inspiration, is essence of creativity

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Mozart knew it as well as anyone: Creativity is not magic — it’s work<p>Kevin Ashton<p>February 1, 2015 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery”<p>In 1815, Germany’s <i>General Music Journal</i> published a letter in which Mozart described …

Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Featured On Our Website<p>Welcome to our July 2018 E-letter!<p>Advice about tonglen (taking and giving), sent to a nun with cancer.<p>Ösel discusses the inner …

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Get Stronger with 4 Simple Workout Strategies, Plus: Complete 12-Week Program

Strength helps with nearly every aspect of performance. You can't run, throw or jump without a strength base. Follow these four workout strategies to …

How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs spend months trying to raise more money than they actually need to achieve proof of concept. Many get stuck on the grand vision of their company's future instead of deploying the resources and assets at their disposal. …

The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

<i>This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan.</i><p>2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Eating clean and hitting the gym can help you reach our weight-loss goal, but you might be find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. …

Where Do Phobias Come From?

By Jon Rhodes —<p>Have you ever wondered where phobias come from? Most people think phobias come from bad experiences from your past. Whilst this is …

How To: Improve Your Mood to Increase Brain Power

We've all heard the cliches: always look at the glass as half full; a smile can change your entire day; and there's always a silver lining.<p>Whether …

Have the Right Tools for Retirement

Five Steps That Will Make Post-Employment Easier<p>You wouldn’t play golf without a full set of clubs. Don’t go into retirement without a fully equipped retirement toolbox.<p>Retirement brings the freedom to explore a new stage of life. But for many, after years of working for others, it also means …

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It's Simple: Complete Helps you Get Things Done

<b>Complete</b> is a new, crowd-based to-do app that puts a positive spin on your traditional to-do list. Using the power of motivation, knowledge, and …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

No space, no equipment, no time? No freakin’ problem.<p>I travel a lot for both work and play. Oftentimes, part of the fun of travel, for me, is to seek out new gyms wherever I go, to try out new training methodologies and connect with other fitness professionals to see what I can learn from them.<p>But …

How to Properly Use Social Media to Fit Your Business Strategy

In our increasingly connected society, building a social media presence is as commonplace as getting a driver’s license. Personal Facebook profiles, LinkedIn accounts, and Twitter handles are common among students and professionals alike. However, frequently updating your Pinterest boards does not …

How to Make the Most of Your Momentum When Getting Things Done

Momentum is a key force to your productivity. It's the reason that sometimes you can work effortlessly, and at other times it feels like pulling …

5 Things Healing From Terminal Cancer Taught Me About Adversity

Adversity can be our greatest teacher. In a recent study, participants who reported the highest levels of adversity also reported the highest levels …

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there's a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

The Secret to Productivity: Focus - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Technology has helped us do so much more, so much faster. But many experts argue that work-related systems and tools haven’t necessarily made us more …

Learn the 7 Life Hacks of Really Wealthy People

We all have the potential to build streams of income and wealth. Here are some powerful ways to get there.<p>During the long course of my life in business, I've had the opportunity to meet some very wealthy people. For the most part, I've found that they're just like you and me--with the added bonus …

These 5 Moves From The Insanity Workout Will Get You Shredded Faster

Fad workouts have come and gone since the days of Jane Fonda VHS aerobics exercise tapes. Some are good and some are pails of watery shit, so when …