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UK consumers expect better online shopping experiences

As the e-commerce market continues to grow, consumers are expecting an elevated online shopping experience. One of the most important stages for the UK consumer while shopping online relates to fulfillment across various delivery methods.<p>E-commerce sales in the UK experienced 15% year-over-year …

eCommerce

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

Sea Level

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

5-Minute Death Sets | Men's Health

Think I’m crazy to make you work that long?<p>Granted, I am a bit mentally unstable, but my 5-Minute Death Sets have a lot of merit to them.<p>Here’s why: The method extends the time your muscle fibers are under tension. This builds mental fortitude, increases muscular endurance, boosts fat loss, and …

52 behaviors of highly successful people

1. They don't rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are tempted to make excuses.<p>2. They have an off switch. They know how to enjoy the moment, relax, and enjoy what they have in their life already.<p>3. They don't confuse their job with their identity.<p>4. They are more …

7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

This startup will fund your wedding, but if you divorce you have to pay them back

SwanLuv is currently accepting applications from soon-to-be-wed couples who think they've found everlasting love, Geekwire reports. After you've filled out the form, the company will make its own assessment of your bound and give out a loans of up to $10,000 to fund your dream nuptials.<p>The catch? …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

What Are the World's Top 10 Best Places to Visit?

What is the single most amazing sight in the world? The Taj Mahal? The Grand Canyon? Stonehenge?<p>Now, we have the answer. <i>Ultimate Travel: Our List of the Best Places to See...Ranked</i> is the definitive bucket list of the world's greatest places on the planet as voted on by Lonely Planet's team of …

Happy Marriage Habits to Start *Before* You Tie the Knot

Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits <i>before</i> marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles and ends in divorce," says Janet Ong Zimmerman, …

These are the 10 best cities in the US to be a millennial entrepreneur, according to a hot startup valued at $1.3 billion

This might be one of the reasons that they are so predisposed to start their own businesses — plus maybe the fact that they can't find a job. According to one recent report, over a quarter of millennials in the US are self-employed. And this study claims they are creating a whopping 160,000 …

He Left His Project Management Career To Start A Seven-Figure, One-Person Business

Laszlo Nadler, 35, stumbled into his million-dollar-plus, one-person business when he was trying to teach his daughter, now seven, the importance of doing what you love. “What if we do a business together?” he asked her.<p>At that time in 2012, Nadler, now 35, was an IT project manager who supported …

Entrepreneurship

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

The world’s most unique underwater adventures

For most, the depths of the ocean are shrouded in mystery.<p>Few often venture below the surface of the deep blue sea, and even fewer have explored its far-reaching corners.<br>Slideshow: 11 Totally Unique Underwater Adventures Around the World<p>Heck, according to the National Ocean Service, in all of the …

Scuba Diving

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

Travel

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

<b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy -- for your own wellbeing and fulfillment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire …

Don't travel anywhere without these 10 apps

What do US Airways, Hertz and Southwest have in common? They have the worst smartphone apps for travelers, according to a new study.<p>US Airways scored …

The 'Wild' effect: Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>CAMPO, California — Sixteen …

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …