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10 Home Renovations That'll Make You Rich | Men's Health

Follow this 10-step home improvement plan to make your house the envy of your block.<p><b>STEP 1: Decorate Your Doors</b><p>Swap any old knobs, hinges, and cabinets with finished metal pulls and handles, Fanuka says. You’ll drop just $3 to $5 per piece at most hardware stores, and your guests will take …

Why So Many Americans Can't Buy a First Home, or Trade up to a Bigger One

Tons of homeowners are stuck.<p>Around the country, many Americans would love to make a move in terms of their housing situation. Specifically, they …

LL Cool J Proves He’s The Original GOAT On A Blistering Freestlye Over A Dre Beat

LL Cool and Dr. Dre go back. The pair are in a select class of MCs who had professional musical careers in 1985 and in 2016, having only risen. James …

Usher and Zayn Malik Enlisted for Chris Brown’s ‘Back to Sleep’ Remix

Nothing brings together the generations of softcore R&B sleaze quite like a Chris Brown remix. First up on the redo of Brown’s recent R&B smash is …

Zayn Malik

5 Fast, Affordable Kitchen Upgrades

Kitchen renovations typically cost thousands of dollars and take forever to complete, but here are five affordable upgrades that you can easily do yourself in just a few minutes.<p>Kitchen renovations typically cost thousands of dollars and take forever to complete, but here are five affordable …

Dr. Wayne Dyer's 11 Best Lessons for Achieving Success | Inc.com

It was the 1970s, when people realized they could help themselves achieve success and step out of the bounds of societal expectations and repression. Dr. Wayne Dyer spearheaded the era, inspiring and encouraging people to step into their own personal power. Dyer's incredible book sales helped …

Motivation

26 Movies You Need to Watch Before Decorating Your Home

These sets are so beautiful, they nearly distract you from the plots.<p>If you're thinking about redecorating a space in your home, grab some popcorn, sit down, and watch one of these movies that have sets so pretty, they will instantly spark inspiration.

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

8 Things We Learned in Couples Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Why We Absolutely Need to Stop the Bashing of Millennials | Inc.com

The Final Frontier for Diversity<p>The U.S. and most of the world's developed economies have embraced and celebrate the importance of diversity in national origin, creed, race, and sexual orientation. We clearly have room for improvement, but the progress in this area over the last 200 years is one of …

Generation Z

The Power of Re-Thinking Happiness -- TEDx Talk

When it comes to our happiness, there are many misconceptions out there about what happiness actually is, and where to begin when it comes to creating a happier life overall. Becoming clear on what happiness truly is, changing your approach, and learning what works for you when it comes to …

25 secrets for happiness in real estate: Part 2

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8 Time Buckets That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Maintain a Healthy Business and Lifestyle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are blessed with a boundless creative force. Inspiration and ingenuity are always in abundance. However, business owners tend to struggle with time management. If this sounds like you, help has arrived.<p>While innate creative …

7 Metrics For Successful Leaders -- How Do You Measure Up?

Do you consider yourself successful? This question came up during a recent business dinner with a group of leaders, and the collective response caught me off guard.<p>While I simply thought, “Yeah, I guess,” others went on explaining the flaws that hampered their success. Although I considered …

Leadership

The Daily Habits of 20 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

While the definition of success may be debatable, most people would agree that the leaders of companies getting good traction have likely garnered some measure of it. Want to know how high achievers get to the top? Here are quotes from 20 founders and CEOs on the daily habits that help them get …

Startups

50 Sales Habits to Eliminate | Inc.com

When it comes to bad sales habits, I've had them all and still struggle to have mastery over them. In fact, this list was compiled from the things I've done wrong and my personal observations of thousands of salespeople. It's fascinating that everyone has a tendency to fall into similar patterns of …

Selling

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into Your Personal Therapist

Could the technology that causes so much of our stress and anxiety also be the cure?<p>Last spring, Paul Ford was sick of the self-sabotaging, disparaging voice in his head, so he decided to do something about it. He’d been living with anxiety all his life, but it was getting in the way of his …

Steal These Simple Secrets from Ritz-Carlton’s Legendary Onboarding Process | Inc.com

A careless new-employee orientation is the fastest way to create lasting negative expectations among your employees that ultimately will destroy all of your attempts to build a positive company culture.<p>I'm going to bet that this is what's happening at your company. And that you have no idea just …

Ritz-Carlton

16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter your age, how much money you have in your bank account, your marital status or what you do for a living, we all want to be more successful in our lives. Of course, defining success is different for each us, but here are …

Your Occasional Pope

In which Papa Francesco rights a 30-year wrong.<p><b>The happiest public demonstrations</b> in the world this weekend did not all take place in Ireland. All over Central America, great crowds gathered to celebrate the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran prelate who was gunned down in the …

DIY Wood Mirror

HYPEBEAST's Top 10 Posts of the Week

Sunday brings us to this week’s edition of HYPEBEAST’s Top 10, which consists of concerts, movie<p>Sunday brings us to this week’s edition of HYPEBEAST’s Top 10, which consists of concerts, movie trailers, new music and more. Unsurprisingly, taking three spots of our top 10 are Kanye-related posts, …

Top 10

Do This for 30 Days and You Will Never Be the Same Again | Inc.com

I'd like to tell you a story. Stick with me. I promise it will be worth it and will forever change the way you think about your success in life and in business.<p>My high school sport was wrestling. It suited my personality of being both a team player and a fierce individual competitor. It's one of …

Positive Thinking

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Chili

25 Things Every Country Home Needs

We asked and you answered! Here are the essentials you told us make your country home complete.<p>A porch swing? A loyal dog? We asked and you answered! Here are the essentials you told us make your country home complete. More than 2,000 of you chimed in—here are some of our favorite responses.

How To Have A Happy Marriage: 100+ Tips By 58 Coaches

If you want to know how to have a happy marriage relationship, you’ve come to the right place.<p>In our marriages we tend to concentrate too much on the …

Happiness

The Don Draper Effect

<b></b>The Don Draper EffectSince 2007, Mad Men's Don Draper has been getting guys everywhere to think twice about getting dressed in the morning. Like many …

Men's Fashion

4 lessons I wished I learned in my 20's | Inc.com

I am not sure I ever thought of running a digital business payments service in my 20's. Back then I was a consultant and product manager, and while I had ideas that I might someday follow the family entrepreneurial spirit, I had no idea what I didn't know. Looking back, I feel very fortunate for …

Leadership

The Complete Evolution of Drinking On Mad Men

Finally.<p>Twelve months later. Hours--probably days--spent re-watching old episodes to remember what happened for the first six and a half seasons. The new half-season of Mad Men starts on April 5.<p>While we can't wait to find out what will happen to Don Draper and the rest of the show's morally …