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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

10 Networking Tips That Will Make You a Success

<b>Everyone needs to network. And I mean everyone.</b><p><b>What determines whether a drug dealer dies or becomes a kingpin? Yup – the size of his …

How to Rebrand Yourself as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All entrepreneurship begins with rebranding. Maybe you’re leaving a corporate job to launch your own business. Or you were a tech entrepreneur and now want to start a retail venture. Or you’re trying to establish yourself as a …

5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A company that’s not growing is dying. This is an unpleasant reality that comes with the capitalist system, and it’s especially harsh for smaller or newer companies. Between concerns over debt, resource acquisition and client maintenance, …

82% of Managers Are Working at the Wrong Energy Level

The energy level for many business leaders isn't quite right, new research suggests.<p>Too many business leaders are working above or below their …

Employers Benefit Most When Every Hiring Candidate Has a Good Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it. Looking for a job is almost universally a lousy experience.<p>The process is a nightmare for an active job seeker. You spend countless hours searching for the right opportunity, put in lots of work getting introductions, …

Is Your Brain Limiting Your Entrepreneurial Success?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are your entrepreneurial prospects inhibited by your own thinking? That may be the case if you don’t regularly give your brain exercise.<p>According to scientific research, some of the benefits of brain games and teasers include the …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you have the Big Idea. You have the passion. You have the business plan. You can see your future success. All you need now is money in the bank, right?<p>Probably nine out of 10 startups are where you are, in need of operating capital. …

Five Mobile Habits That Will Change Your Life

If only I had a device in my pocket that had the answer to almost any question…Oh, wait, I do: it’s my phone.<p>The phone in your pocket used to only be able to make calls. Now, this device connects with your social networks, gives you access to emails, opens up the world wide web and allows you the …

How Instant Feedback During An Interview Can Change A Career

Many job seekers ask for feedback after an interview, but how would you react if you get blunt advice during it? Work it to your advantage.<p>In the winter of 1998 at the University of Rochester, I had an 40-minute interview with consulting and marketing company Sapient, and encountered managing …

10 Ways To Make Your Office More Fun

Is your office sort of blah? Are your coworkers disengaged? Fear not, we’ve got some quick productivity-boosting fixes so fun that you’ll forget you ever wanted to go home three hours ago.<p>We feel like we’ve been a little harsh lately. So, like, mea culpa.<p>Recently we’ve told you what not to wear to …

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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Flipboard Magazines Can Now Be Enjoyed on the Web

Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Since the launch of Flipboard 2.0, more than 2 million magazines have been made about every topic imaginable, from …

Introducing the Flipboard Magazines Blog

Inside Flipboard / August 13, 2013<p>We’re rolling out a new blog this week. It’s called Flipboard Magazines, and it’s dedicated exclusively to …

Point-and-Shoot Memory: How Does Photographing Things Affect Our Brains?

Although I’ve always assumed that the act of photographing improved my memory for places, events, faces, and moments, it turns out that my tendency to whip out the camera may actually be sabotaging my ability to remember my life.<p><i>Take a picture; it'll last longer! Louvre visitors snap pics of the</i> …

What I'm Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso

What I’m Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso<p>Inside Flipboard / January 16, 2014<p><i>It was only after Alex Santoso earned a PhD in biochemistry and</i> …

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

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Joris Brouwers and Nicky Zwaan’s incredible Amsterdam home - The Fox Is Black

Making a home truly your’s is a very personal process. In most cases it means arranging your belongings in a certain way or painting rooms a color …

The Relationship Between Interior Design, Color and Mood

We at Decoist love a good dose of color. Do you ever notice how a powerful color can change your mood? There are clear relationships between colors …

Step by step, a way to health, happiness and friendship

I was having a period of bad health — quite a long period. I had a hip replacement, and another, and a hand surgery. Then a broken leg. Then a spinal surgery. Then another spinal surgery. I was falling apart faster than the doctors could put me back together.<p>When they told me I needed a third …

Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

“We hate it because it is so foreign,” said Dr. William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Wisconsin.<p>You …

A day later, caffeine stimulates memory - Futurity

Caffeine helps people remember fine distinctions between similar things at least up to 24 hours after it is consumed, new research shows.

No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise

<b>I</b>nactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public health problem of the 21st century, a global pandemic with dramatic impact on peoples wellbeing. The latest reports suggest that around the world it was responsible for 5.3 million deaths in 2008 – around …

Articles about thank hue 7 color saturated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special …

Bunk Bed Design Ideas For Him And Her

There is something about bunk beds that makes children go crazy! Some say it is because of children’s innate energetic characteristics, but others …

Emotional Intelligence - EQ

As the bestselling coauthor of <i>Emotional Intelligence 2.0,</i> I’m often asked to break down what emotional intelligence is and why it’s so important. Here goes…<p><b>Emotional Intelligence Is the Other Kind of Smart.</b><p>When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses in 1995, it served as the missing …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …