Racquel Ilustre

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Author who studies millionaires: How to get rich and then stay rich

Being rich, or becoming financially independent, boils down to a two-step process:<p>Accumulate wealth<br>• Keep the wealth you've accumulated<p>In my book …

Self-improvement

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect' | Inc.com

It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention spans and less patience than ever when things aren't going their way. The good …

Kids

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Here's How To Find Your Exact Skin Undertones

Shopping for the perfect shade of foundation can be difficult. When I find myself running low on foundation, or whenever I decide to try out a new …

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think | Inc.com

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

Here's What This Self-Made Millionaire Does Every Day (and Says You Should, Too) | Inc.com

The people who achieve the most in life don't get to the top by handling themselves like everyone else. One thing they typically have in common: Consistently doing the right things, every single day. Like what? Take some ideas from Devan Kline, cofounder and CEO of Burn Boot Camp, a national …

Self-improvement

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career | Inc.com

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more egregious examples, such as when Yelp employee Talia Jane became an Internet sensation last month for writing a blistering post …

Leadership

A forensic psychologist explains why violent criminals post their acts online

Posts of violent crimes have become an unfortunately common online phenomenon. The latest example was a video of the murder of 74-year-old Cleveland, Ohio resident Robert Godwin Sr., which was shared with the whole world via Facebook by Steve Stephens; he claimed the killing was a communication to …

Social Media

One Behavior Separates the Successful From the Average | Inc.com

A certain farmer had become old and ready to pass his farm down to one of his two sons. When he brought his sons together to speak about it, he told them: <b>The farm will go to the younger son.</b><p>The older son was furious! "<i>What are you talking about?!"</i> he fumed.<p>The father sat patiently, thinking.<p><i>"Okay,"</i> …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Sell More Products via Social Media

Want to drive more sales on social media? Looking for ways to encourage more people to purchase? A few adjustments can help you optimize your social …

Marketing

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<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 male? Think …

Scammer Makes Seven Figures Buying Luxury Bags Online and Returning Chinese Fakes for Full Refunds

A Thai woman living in Virgina was recently convicted for masterminding an elaborate designer purse scheme that involved buying hundreds of authentic …

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook Advertising

What works today may not work tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook ads are one of the trendiest online advertising tools because of their wide reach and relatively low cost. However, right when people believe they have figured it out, Facebook is going to …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

The Scary Reason You Shouldn't Read Your iPhone In Bed

We’ve all been guilty of using our iPhones in our bed. Unfortunately, for us social media fanatics, using our phones constantly, especially when we …

Coffin Couture – Clothing Store Offers the Perfect Outfits for the Afterlife

Eternity is a really long time, so you’d probably want to spend it looking your best, right? Luckily, a popular clothing store has recently put …

Branding Guidelines Your Small Business Should Live By - OLBlog

The <i>personal brand</i> is an underestimated necessity for every professional. It helps you bring in great opportunities and reach your goals. Branding is …

3 Startup Branding Mistakes Will Kill Your Entrepreneurship - OLBlog

Due to entrepreneurs’ lack of experience, many startups end up in failure. As any entrepreneur can attest, there is a lot to do when starting your …

TAKE ONE TEASPOON OF THIS BEFORE BED AND YOU WILL NEVER WAKE UP TIRED AGAIN!

Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching …

Sleep

7 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes You Could Be Making Without Even Realizing It

They're the writing equivalent of having spinach in your teeth.<p>As Silicon Valley headhunter Nick Corcidolos says, "The way you use language reveals who you are, how you think, and how you work .... You can pretend otherwise, but you can also walk around buck-naked believing you're invisible because …

14 Things Designers Notice the First Time They Enter Your Home

It only takes minutes for them to reshuffle all of your furniture in their minds.<p>The first rule of design is: everyone's taste is different. But interior designers know so much about trends and style that they can't help but make some judgments (good and bad!) when they enter someone's home. In …

Home Decorating

Meet The 25-Year-Old Pinay Behind Nadine Lustre’s Cool Style

IMAGE Mark Jesalva<p>Joanna Garcia talks to us about what goes on behind the lens and how she ended up working with all of your favorite celebs.<p><b>How did</b> …

10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research

Ever dealt with a really difficult situation? We’ve all had our emotional resilience tested. Sometimes it feels like you just want to give up.<p>How do …

13 Tricks That'll Make Applying Eyeliner So Much Easier

You might have 99 problems, but your liner won't be one.<p>When explaining the art of eyeliner application, I'll liken it to a relationship. Hear me out: Both require a ton of patience and persistence to make it work and can be super frustrating at times. However, once you put in the proper time and …

Makeup

Want Your Kid to Be a Billionaire? Teach Them These 7 Things

If you want your children to be able create great wealth, and to keep from being destroyed by it, then you need to instill in them the right mindset as early as possible.<p>Reality, for good or ill, is highly subjective. The things you're taught and the experiences you have profoundly shape the way …

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis were separated as one-month-olds, adopted by different families and reunited at age 39. When University of …

Genetics

Tip of the Day: A Compliment-Worthy Way to Wear Plaid

<b>Style Tip:</b> Opt out of the usual button-down iteration of plaid, and snag a long-sleeve midi dress in the festive print. Style it with black ankle …

The Comfortable and Stylish Pants You'll Want to Live in All Winter

<b>On Emily:</b><p>BB Dakota Heather Sweater ($113)<p>Michael Stars Shirred Leg Silk Jogging Pants ($198)<p>Coach Dakota Small Flap Crossbody Bag ($525)<p>Soludos …

How to Build a Really Strong Brand | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom says building a strong brand entails creating a cool brand name, advertising that brand to potential buyers, and enforcing brand message consistency in all customer interactions.<p>However, conventional wisdom is wrong. Brand marketing can neither create nor build nor strengthen a …

Marketing