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13 LinkedIn Power Tips from the First 9 Episodes of The Missing Link - Copyblogger

Listen in to The Missing Link this week to learn about three critical areas of your LinkedIn business: how to create a compelling profile, how to …

Infographics

7 free apps that help you save money without thinking about it

Okay, keep it raised if you feel like there just isn't enough <i>time</i> to figure out your budget or calculate how much you should be putting away.<p>Well, all that is about to change.<p>There are tons of ways to save beyond searching for coupons or using your bank's limited mobile app.<p>Offering everything from …

Personal Finance

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

Entrepreneurship

The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

It used to be all the rage to photograph in excruciating detail the “unboxing” of a new piece of gear, especially hardware that few people (or no one …

5 Ways Dreamers Can Become Doers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Maybe you’ve been called a dreamer your whole life—by others and by yourself. However, saying you <i>are</i> a dreamer or a doer is like saying you <i>are</i> good or bad. Nobody is 100 percent one way or the other, but they may lean more in one …

Motivation

High Emotional Intelligence Associated with Higher Earnings

The Oxford Dictionary of Psychology defines emotional intelligence as the “[a]bility to monitor one’s own and other people’s emotions, to …

Emotional Intelligence

How to End Your Day on a Positive Note

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you spend your evening stressing about the events of earlier in the day? Bringing the stresses of work home with can not only have a negative impact on your home life, but can affect your productivity in the days that follow as your …

Happiness

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Mornings: Breakfast Nachos

Just let this happen.<p>Put an egg on absolutely anything and call it breakfast. That means putting an egg on top of this melty mixture of warm corn …

5 Best Morning Rituals for a Super Productive Day

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Time Management

Check out the 10 most stylish and sexy bedrooms from hotels around the world - Luxurylaunches

There is some charm, some excitement , some romance about being away on a holiday and this is all enhanced when you step foot into a bedroom that …

10 Strategies for Working Much Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we’ve all got 24-hours to work with. Success comes down to what we’re able to do in those hours. No entrepreneur can keep the sun from setting or add hours …

Will Power

The best self help apps for iPhone and iPad

Have you been eyeing those self-help books, but the thought of buying one at the bookstore really doesn’t appeal to you? Here’s a discreet way to get …

5 Reasons Israeli Startups Are So Successful

Over the past decades, Israel has become a hub for innovation and R&D. And when it comes to startups, it actually is number two only to Silicon …

Israel

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

Early Stage Venture Fund to Watch: Armory Square Ventures

Armory Square Ventures, launched in early 2014, is an early stage venture fund based in Upstate New York and New York City that aims to help …

Venture Capital

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

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, …

Creativity

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimming

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …

Kentucky Derby

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

Be Trendy. Understand Where Your Business Fits In.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the process of building a business, an entrepreneur is often faced with making tough decisions on a regular basis. When confronted with a transforming landscape, what is the best way to see a trend and evolve your business to grow with …

Entrepreneurship

Obsessed About Revenue? Don't Forget to Check Gross Margin

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So many middle market companies focus on growth. That’s not a bad thing at all. But they also need to understand a term called gross margin.<p>Investopedia defines gross margin as, “the number representing the proportion of each dollar of …

Investing

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The NCAA Tournament is winding down to the Final Four, and even if you’re not a basketball fan you can benefit from doing the little experiment I’m about to suggest. Turn your television on and watch one of the semifinal games for a few …

Energized

Want Your Business to Be a Success? Set Your Employees Up to Succeed.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For employees to excel, be productive and passionate in the workplace, there needs to be an ongoing focus on fostering an environment where they feel valued and a part of the corporate culture. Trust me I know.<p>Working with organizations …

Employee Engagement

The DNA of a 'Maker': AOL.com President on Work-Life Balance

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>For many working women (and men) today, the age-old topic of work-life balance is not just a conversation starter reserved for dinner parties and coffee dates, it is a very real, daily challenge.<p>At the first AOL MAKERS Women’s Conference, more than 500 …

Work-life Balance

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s long, boring and it’s going to make you late for your next appointment. “It” is the dreaded staff meeting – that gathering of co-workers designed to check in, catch up, and give that annoying guy from sales a chance to grandstand.<p>But …

Productivity

4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asked to name an inspiring CEO, and most of us can easily name a half dozen or more: Steve Jobs, Meg Whitman, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer. Now, name three extraordinary chief operating officers? That's another story.<p>Chief …

Leadership

9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Combine that with the fact that startups -- where everyone seems to want to work -- don’t care at all about graduate business degrees. They want to see real-life experience and that you have the grit to make it in the startup trenches where it’s much more visceral when your job, not your grade, is …

Leadership