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Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

The best coding courses for getting started

To quote the late, great Steve Jobs: “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” Here’s our …

Programming

The ‘perfectly optimized’ webpage

Just what is search engine optimization, anyway?<p>It’s the practice of creating a digital piece of content or web page that is Google-friendly. If a …

Public Relations

Five Disruptive Trends in Social Media Marketing Strategies

In 2017, we witnessed numerous trends in social media marketing. Developments like Live feed, integrated video, and story features, and the growth of …

Marketing

How to Really Listen in Conversation

Listening: the poor man’s talking. But your turn to pay attention to someone else’s blah blah will come. Here’s how to be the kind of listener you’d …

Self-help

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

These 35 Legendary Products On Amazon Prime Have Thousands Of Reviews

When it comes to Amazon Prime, I'm kind of obsessed. Ever since I signed up about a year ago, I've used that free two-day shipping perk more times I …

Free Shipping

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

Real Estate

10 Worst Mistakes You Can Make as A New Boss

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.<p>If you have plans of becoming a manager or taking on any leadership position, you can help yourself tremendously by being aware of the mistakes that hurt the reputations and relationships of new bosses. Here are the ten most common …

Leadership

The Most Important Leadership Skill You Probably Never Learned

Complex problem solving is an essential leadership skill. Leadership consultancy Zenger Folkman recently surveyed over 300,000 managers and found it was the second most-important competency for effective leadership (next to inspiring and motivating others). The 2016 OECD Survey of Adult Skills …

Management

How to instantly tell if someone is attracted to you, according to science

How can you tell if someone is attracted to you? Never mind advice columns in glossy magazines or picking off flower petals, just listen to the findings of this new psychological study on attraction and behavior.<p>The research, published this week in the journal Psychological Bulletin, has conducted …

InterAct

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound marketing, I've …

Selling

6 B2B Marketing Campaign Ideas to Power the Middle of Your Funnel

Ah, the often overlooked middle of the marketing funnel — even the most thoughtful marketers often fail to create dedicated content that speaks to …

Marketing

Infographic: The state of digital marketing

Digital marketing has become an essential part of communicators’ portfolios.With new technologies changing what PR pros and marketers can achieve …

Marketing

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

If you're convinced that long-term investing is the best approach for your money, you ought to consider buying these stocks.<p>Long-term investing has …

Investing

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

My 12-point grassroots coaching plan – U7s-U8s

The aim of the game is for players to pass the ball to the opposite colour each time so it goes red to yellow, yellow to red. MORE<p>When you say “go”, …

Soccer

Amazon Tests Ad Tool That Rivals Google, Criteo

Amazon.com Inc. is taking its most assertive step yet into the digital-advertising market by testing a new display ad offering that threatens …

eCommerce

5 Income Strategies to Supplement Social Security in Retirement

Social Security is only designed to replace about 40% of the average retiree's income, leaving two options -- either dramatically reduce your …

Retirement

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

The rise of Patreon – the website that makes Jordan Peterson $80k a month

The internet has transformed creative industries. Words, music, video, images and games can be distributed worldwide, instantly and for free, delivering a cornucopia of delights to your screens and mine. The problem is that, historically, it’s not been quite so good at ensuring those same creative …

Jordan Peterson

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

Siacoin Developer: ASICS Are “Money Printing Machines” for Manufacturers

<b>ASIC miners are hugely profitable machines – provided you’re the manufacturer. That’s the view of Siacoin lead developer David Vorick, who’s</b> …

Bitcoin

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management

Spraying this material on desert sand will turn it into fertile land

For the past ten years, Desert Control has been testing a land treatment that promises to transform non-productive land into fertile soil. The …

Water