Barrett Porter

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Here's How Older Generations Are Ruining the Workplace

I achieved what many would consider impossible. If not impossible, most would say it was unlikely.<p>I was a college dropout, yet I was able to earn high profile positions with some of the biggest businesses in their industry, earning more than twice that of my peers in my age group. All seemed good …

How to take an email back, leave conversations and set up automatic responses<p>Email is both a miracle and a curse. At no other time in human history and we been able to exchange messages instantly globally; but at the same time, our ancestors didn't spend hours each day sifting through memos, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

Invention Awards 2014: Charge Gadgets With Your Footsteps

Take a hike, earn an iPhone battery's worth of energy<p>Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton, an engineer and avid backpacker, created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity. The device promises to be an …

Aaron Robinson: 25 Years After the Japanese Onslaught, Germany Is Winning

Unlike the Japanese luxury brands, BMW and Mercedes are not just marketing divisions of larger carmakers.<p>Memory snapshots from Detroit auto shows of my youth: Datsuns parked on candy-red carpet, begging my dad to buy a Renault Alliance (wisely, he bought another Oldsmobile), a Bitter SC, …

We Need to Bring Back Cooking

A call to arms amid an American culinary crisis.<p><b>American gastronomy is at all-time high.</b> Our chefs are the most creative they've ever been. The number of good ones has increased tenfold. Their technique is masterful; their skill level sky-high. They use better ingredients than ever did before; and …

25 fantastic free Android games

Fun doesn’t have to require funding. Got an Android phone or tablet? Then these are the greatest games… gratis!<p>There are hundreds of fantastic games …

Mogl Founder's Ambitious Plan to End Hunger with an App

Mogl today launched version 2.0 of its restaurant rewards app with a renewed focus on ending hunger in the US.<p>The app works by allowing customers to register their credit cards in order to earn 10 percent cash back when eating out. Users then select how much of their rewards they’d like to donate …

Discover The Best Spice Blend For Vegetables

This spicy, savory mix elevates the taste of anything you shake it on<p>Here’s something you’ll never see in a professional chef’s kitchen: plastic shakers of store-bought spice mixes. You’ve likely seen commercials for these steak seasonings, rubs, or herb blends. Maybe you’ve even purchased a …

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …