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26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

10 Utterly Unique Books That Will Make You Question The "Rules" Of Writing

When you read a lot of books, you start to notice a few familiar patterns. Like... those two characters who hate each other on page one? They're …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 9 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.<p>They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job …

Teaching your kids not to “see” race is a terrible idea, studies have found

For parents of black children in the US, where bigotry continues to take people’s lives and freedom, talking about race is often not optional. But acknowledging and naming race in conversations with children is something all parents must do, experts say—early and often.<p>Nevertheless, many parents, …

Hair Color

10 Simple Ways to Develop Leadership Skills in Your Children

Leaders are made, they are not born.<p>Every child has the potential to be a leader. Some may have more traits associated with leadership, but any child's leadership ability, at whatever level, can be groomed and nurtured.<p>Here are some simple things parents (and grandparents, teachers, coaches, aunts, …

Team Building

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style

How she turned her company around is reason alone to call this debate over.<p>In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It …

Leadership

My 5-year-old is scared to go to bed by himself. How can we all get some sleep?

<i>Q: I need advice on helping my 5-year-old son with his fears. He does not like to go upstairs by himself. At night he tells me he does not want to go to bed because he is afraid of bad guys or wolves or scorpions. I try not to quash his emotion, and say something like “Scorpions — that sounds</i> …

Parenting

What will happen if I take my child's phone away?

Every morning, Karly Tophill faced the same exhausting struggle to separate her 13-year-old son from his iPhone, and nag him to get dressed and ready for school. Those fraught hours were not the only flashpoints.<p>When Dylan came home at the end of the day, he didn’t want to let his phone out of his …

Five ways to build a happy and engaged team

Managers should develop their teams, not just lead them. Here's how.<p>Every CIO can help their staff make the most of their abilities. "I don't think …

The Future

5 Things to Know If You're Starting a Business Under 30

Did you know, for instance, that there are substitutes for experience? And that that's not a typo?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you’ve decided to start a business, even though you’re young and don’t have much experience. That’s okay -- in fact, it’s …

Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Advantage of Influencer Marketing

There is mounting evidence that done correctly, influencers can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290745Influencer marketing is one of the hottest, and effective, …

Marketing

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bodyguards, supercars, models, playboy mansions, helicopters, private jets, and "baller" lifestyles. Sound like a movie—or the dream of every 16-year-old teenage …

Social Media

Ideas to Add Storage to a Small Kitchen

When you have a small kitchen (I do), creative problem solving stops becoming a resume catchphrase and starts becoming a way of life. Configuring …

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

Investing

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Neuroscience Says Read to Them Like This (but Most Parents Don't)

Read to young children in this way, and they'll develop greater intellectual empathy -- and become more successful.<p>If you're like most parents, you'll do just about anything you can to increase the odds that your kids will be successful.<p>So, what if I were to tell you there's a simple thing you can …

Self-improvement

The Locker's DIY Coffee Table Kit

The most pinned DIY Iron Pipe Coffee Table in the world is now available as a kit from $150.00<p>We've made two standard versions of this kit:<p><b>SMALL -</b> …

Woodworking

The Perfect Office - Microsoft Surface Keyboard, Sony Cyber-shot OLED Camera and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …

Today in Gear: November 15, 2016

<i>Good morning. Last night, the moon was the closest it’s been to Earth in 68 years. Here are some of the best images of the supermoon from all around</i> …

Make Your Own LED Desk Lamp

Desk lamps might be a dime a dozen, but finding one like is surprisingly hard. YouTuber Darbin Orvar shows off one method to make your own with a few …

Can You Spot All the Table Hacks In This British Industrial Kitchen?

I recently stumbled on this catalog shoot from Neptune — a U.K.-based producer of furniture, home decor and accessories. In it, the company shares …

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

DIY Project: Pipe + Leather Wine Rack

Our apartment has few storage options, so we usually just keep our wine on the counter or tucked away above the refrigerator. But for those special …

diy project: matt’s woven leather stool

I’ve been doing a fair amount of home cleaning lately, and I think when it’s all over, I’d like to reward myself with one of these beautiful woven …

DIY industrial lamp: Cool Desk Lamp Made From Pipe

This DIY lamp has an awesome, steam-punk style and can be put together in just a few minutes. You can find everything you need for this project at …

How to Build a Harvest Table Using Pipes