Matt Redman

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5 Nighttime Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>America’s fascination with entrepreneurial productivity is endless -- just look at the waves of books published each year to the ongoing obsession with finding ways to wake up earlier each day. But it’s not just optimizing your …

Entrepreneurship

5 Employees You Should Give a Raise to Immediately

You need to keep the great talent you have, and the best way to do that is by offering regular raises.<p>Paying out more funds can be tough for anyone--especially if you're an entrepreneur or owner of a small-business or startup making your way post-Recession. However, you have to remember that you're …

Employment

How To Write Emails Like A Powerful Person

Rather than the intricacies of human emotion or the grandest turns of phrase, Pennebaker has made it his life's work to pay careful attention to those little words like 'I' and 'the' that most of us totally ignore. To do this, he and his team built a computer program to sift through everyday …

7 Easy Steps for Encouraging Employees to Take Initiative

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Taking initiative is essentially assuming the risk of a possible failure. When doing so, you put yourself out there and things don’t always go as planned. But the alternative is choosing to be inactive.<p>If you're a leader, it's …

Employment

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Human Behavior

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog.</i><p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<br>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and …

Why Multi-Tasking Is Worse Than Marijuana For Your IQ

What makes you more stupid – smoking marijuana, emailing while talking on the phone or losing a night’s sleep?<p>Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London studied 1,100 workers at a British company and found that multitasking with electronic media caused a greater decrease …

Ed Goldman: He's all about teambuilding, but not in the rah-rah way - Sacramento Business Journal

By Ed Goldman <br>– Columnist, Sacramento Business Journal<p>Aug 11, 2014, 10:22am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 11, 2014, 10:37am PDT<p>“In our culture, too many of us work …

12 Tips for Team Building in the Workplace

People in every workplace talk about building the team, but few understand how to create the experience of teamwork or how to develop an effective …

Management

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

25 financial terms every functioning adult should know

If you don't speak personal finance, don't worry — we're here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you feel like you're learning a foreign language. So we compiled a handy glossary of must-know money terms that affect all aspects of your financial life.<p>Whether you're confused …

33 War Strategies That Will Help You Win In Business

You may not realize it, but every day you enter the office you step into a minefield of personal politics at a company facing fierce competitors.<p>In Robert Greene's "The 33 Strategies of War," the renowned author analyzes the tactics of history's greatest military leaders and presents their …

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Top 10 Family Villas

A fabulous villa is the holy grail of a successful family getaway. You can all chill out, claim your own space and not fret about what time breakfast is served or whether your kids are annoying the honeymoon couple round the pool. Self-catering often works best for families especially if you have …

20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's major cities. Beautiful islands, stunning state …

Amazing Facts About America's Most Famous Landmarks

As travelers, as adventurers, as Americans, when we have the chance to explore, we revel at the spectacular national monuments and landmarks that are scattered across our country. They make up our nation's character, and no doubt they're appreciated, but with such an abundance of history (some that …

America's Best Swimming Holes (PHOTOS)

Standing in the sunshine on the rocky bank, with rivulets of cool water dripping from your hair and swimsuit, you wait your turn at the base of the old oak. You're up. You grip the fraying rope, get a running start, swing out over the pool of clear water, and release. <i>Cannonball!</i><p>In summertime, when …

7 Amazing Waterfall Hikes for Adventurous Families

(photo: Flickr/Nomadic Lass)<p>Children have been fascinated by water since the beginning of time. While water parks certainly have their appeal, why not try out Mother Nature's original version? Here are seven stunning and kid-friendly waterfalls from around the country for your family to visit this …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Listening To This Kind Of Music Will Make You More Productive

It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity — but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important question to examine, because music has increasingly become apart of the modern-day work session.<p>The soldiers of yore may have faced …

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Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

Confer Call: Simple Conference Calling

The conference call technology industry is lucrative but increasingly-saturated, with heavyweights such as WebEx and ‘newcomers’ such as MeetingBurner and Speek all vying for a piece of the pie. But that isn’t deterring others from entering the space.<p>Confer Call is a Netherlands-based startup …

How to Execute a 15-Word Strategy Statement

There is no shortage of stories and anecdotes to illustrate how the best strategies can nearly always be reduced down to a brief but powerful statement and even more ink has been spilled describing the dangers of strategy statements that read like detailed action plans.<p>But how do you go about …

Are There Any Outdoorsy Activities Near Las Vegas?

<i>A:</i><p>You might be one of those who people who doesn’t “get” Vegas. The charms of Sin City are completely lost on you, but there’s a conference at Caesar's, and your company has sent you. Or maybe it’s the location for your buddy’s bachelor party. So you reluctantly pack your bags.<p>Or perhaps you do …

3 Steps to Turbocharge Your Startup

Accelerate your startup's growth by following these simple rules.<p>So your startup is growing at 20 percent a year? Great. Can you double that?<p>The executive board of Black Duck Software recently asked that question. In response, the company, an open source software project management dashboard maker, …

Startups

5 Pivotal Rules of Starting a Business

Building a startup company is something that one can not understand until trying to do it. It is painful, arduous and at times seems absolutely …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day

If you think coffee gets you kickstarted, just wait until you try gratitude.<p><i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i></i> …

Time Management

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …

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