Stephanie Barken

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10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

How to grocery shop for one person

By Gabi Moskowitz<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly …

Spices

5 Habits You Should Steal From Other Entrepreneurs' Morning Routines

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your morning affects your entire day. What you do or don’t do each day will influence how productive you are, how energetic you feel, what you accomplish and, ultimately, how successful you are as an entrepreneur.<p>If you’re an entrepreneur …

Time Management

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How This Woman is Revolutionizing a $40 Billion Industry

In this interview I am talking to Akshaya Borkar, the founder of The Art and Craft Gallery, who is determined to single-handedly revolutionize the $40 billion art industry online.<p><b>Can you tell us about yourself?</b><p>I am the founder of an Unconventional online gallery that supports creative flourish in …

How to Change Your Life: An Epic, 5,000-Word Guide to Getting What You Want

A book's worth of wisdom condensed into a blog post that, when applied, really will change your life.The post How to Change Your Life: An Epic, …

9 Sales Apps to Help Small Businesses Sell Better

Nothing describes selling today better than that old standby phrase, “Knowledge is power.”<p>That’s because the best way for small businesses to sell …

Apps

How We Afford to Travel

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family. Spending lots of money on family travel is an investment in my …

Personal Finance

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

10 Apps I Use Every Day to Help My Productivity

For me, every day is filled with personal and professional tasks that require the use of a computer and/or a smartphone. I have articles to write. I …

5 Creative Ways To Fund Your Small Business

A look at the fast-evolving options for entrepreneurs on a money hunt—including several that first-time entrepreneurs tend to overlook.<p>When Mike …

20 Brands That Help You Start A Business

New technologies and social media continue to reduce the costs of starting and operating a small business. These major brands make it quicker and easier to launch a company. Many of them also consider start ups to be one of their core constituencies. For the full story, see "How To Make Money …

Social Media

Comet’s Near Miss with Mars on Tap for Sunday

Changing Planet<p><b>A once-in-a-million-year close encounter comes to Mars on Sunday. A comet will zoom past the red planet, and space observers are ready.</b><p>A flotilla of spacecraft will enjoy a ringside seat, precariously close as the speeding mountain-sized snowball barnstorms the red planet and swings …

Single Serving Pie in a Jar

Step 1: Pie Dough<br>The first thing you’ll need is dough. You can use any pie dough you like. Here’s a great tutorial on making a basic crust. That …