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10 reasons to keep a travel journal

When I was 31, I backpacked alone through Vietnam without a journal. I’d recently purchased a pricey camera, so I enthusiastically snapped hundreds …

Time Travel

17 Traits That Distinguish the Best Startup CEOs

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>Three out of four startups fail, and a full 90% of those in the tech sector don't survive. The startups that become successful typically require exceptional leadership -- and a lot of luck.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users answered the …

Leadership

This Incredible TED Talk Shows How Changing Your Perception Of Stress Could Save Your Life

But by the end of her talk, most of them were willing to accept that a change in their perception of stress rather than the elimination of it could save them from a premature death.<p>McGonigal is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who gave a TED Talk last June that has racked …

"Productivity" Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive, and Crazy (Like Me)

I originally wrote this post months ago, but I’ve been too self-conscious to publish it until now. This quote convinced me to put on my big girl …

Your Complete Guide to Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest users are primed and ready to buy. If you're not yet marketing to them, you should. Get started with these tips.<p>No time or resources to create or enhance your presence on Pinterest? I have a few stats that might just change your mind.<p>According to Sprout Insights, Pinterest's share of …

Infographics

How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are full of stressful moments with plenty of ups and downs. When founders are riding the crazy entrepreneurial rollercoaster, it can feel like the whole world is on a founder's shoulders. And often times, it is. …

Entrepreneurship

How To Keep Your Startup Alive Through Its First 3 Years

The early years of a startup's life are grueling, but there are ways to ensure your company makes it through its growing pains.<p><i>Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of personal finance website LearnVest, set out on a mission in 2008: She wanted to create</i> <i>an inexpensive platform that would</i> <i>connect the 99</i> …

Startups

Les McKeown: Getting to Triple-Digit Growth | Inc.com