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The Best Indian Restaurants in America

When people think of Indian restaurants, they tend to conjure up the same image of white tablecloth restaurants with a random Bollywood movie blaring …

South India

Project Management Software Is Evolving: Here's Why

Project management software is undergoing a significant change thanks to new technology and new demands.<p>Project management software isn't exactly new. Depending on how you count them, the earliest project management structures date back to the Harmonograms of 1896. So today, with dozens of …

Project Management

27 waterfalls that are so beautiful they'll take your breath away

It's hard not to be in awe of waterfalls.<p>From their sheer beauty to their immense power, they're one of the most picturesque things in the natural world. And since most of us don't see them nearly as often as we'd like, it's even more special when we do.<p>Falls are sometimes found in remote …

Hiking

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

Kids

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

15 Exotic Biryanis From In And Around India You Should Know About Before Calling Yourself A Foodie

If <i>biryani</i> is your bae, then this article is for you. Here are scrumptious 15 <i>biryanis</i> that you must try at least once in your life: <b>Kalyani Biryani</b>The …

Biryani

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

Time Management

7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

Time Management

Things Nobody Warns You About Being a Millionaire

You would think at least you wouldn't have money problems but, for some, not even that is true.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a millionaire is a dream for many people, and is seemingly unattainable for some. The fact is that you only ever hear about these …

Self-improvement

8 Successful Mental Habits to Defeat Fear, Worry, and Anxiety

How intense is work right now? These simple and useful techniques may help lessen your anxiety.<p>Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up sixty hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got …

Mental Health

Meet the Student Who Got Into All 20 Top Colleges He Applied To. Here's How He Did It

"I got nervous, because I don't think anyone ever wants to be rejected."<p>It's the time of year when the nation's top colleges are letting applicants know once and for all whether they've been admitted. A lot of students are probably hoping against hope for just one top choice. But one Texas high …

College & University

Tourists make easy marks — here are 9 of the most common scams to watch out for on your travels

Tourists are often a scammer's favorite targets — they're likely to be unfamiliar with the area and ignorant of the local customs, and they're probably holding a lot of cash.<p>Even the savviest travelers can wind up victims of a scam, so it's important to know which types of scams exist around the …

Identity Theft

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Warren Buffett's 'snowball' retirement advice

You're a recent college graduate. Now that you've started your first job, you're probably wondering how to spend some of that new salary. A vacation? …

Retirement

The 1 Question Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Asks Every Single Job Candidate

You don't have to start a company to be an entrepreneur, Dorsey says. But you do have to have this one trait to work for him.<p>Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is a deeply thoughtful man. He loves cities, is passionate about transport, and doesn't want to disrupt existing business models as much as drive …

Startups

Are You Working With a Bully? Here's How to Keep Your Cool Without Losing Your Dignity

When someone violates your needs, you need to know how to push back with confidence<p>We all have to work with difficult people. That's a fact of life -- and work. And one person's difficult person isn't necessarily another's. You might experience Analytical Amy as challenging to work with because she …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

49 Ways to Make More Money Online (or Offline) This Year

Opportunity is everywhere once you know what to look for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Okay. You're looking to make more money this year. Great. You've set some goals and now you need to take action. Where do you turn? What do you do first? Do you tackle passive …

Small Business

5 Of The Sectors Blockchain Is Currently Disrupting | Inc.com

Blockchain has been everywhere lately - and it's so much more than a few bitcoins.<p>It seems that everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is talking about the promise of blockchain technology and how it's going to change the world. Well, I'm here to tell you this: It's changing the world …

Blockchain

How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once

Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this system of “multiteaming” offers a number of upsides: You can deploy your expertise exactly where and when it’s most needed, share your knowledge …

Management

Design the Life of Your Dreams Using These Simple Tips

An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, my father shared a simple bit of wisdom with me that you’ve probably heard before: <i>Life is too short,</i> he said<i>. T</i>oo short to do something you're …

Self-improvement

The 48 least visited destinations in the world that should be on every globetrotter's bucket list

Brits made 70.8 million visits overseas in 2016, with 49% of all trips taking them to either Spain, France, Italy, the Republic of Ireland, or the USA.<p>Spain was named the UK's favourite holiday destination by a landslide, accounting for 14.7 million overseas trips and over a fifth of all …

National Parks

21 Words to Never Include in Your Resume

We have all heard the saying, "You'll never get a second chance to make a first impression." This is perhaps most true when it comes to a job resume. While many companies use screening software to initially evaluate a candidate's resume, recruiters are largely the first people you must impress.<p>"The …